education

Students Reflect on Urban Immersion Experiences in St. Louis

By Lydia on May 2, 2017

Over spring break, fourteen Washington University students chose to stay in the St. Louis area and participate in Urban Immersion, an intensive five-day service trip exploring poverty, socioeconomic disparity, community relationships, neighborhood culture, and St. Louis history. In collaboration ...

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K-12 Ambassador Spotlight: Aysswarya Manoharan

By Jennifer on May 1, 2017

K-12 Connections is a partnership of the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, the Institute for School Partnership, and the Office of Government and Community Relations. It connects the Washington University community with volunteer opportunities involving high-needs urban schoo...

Attend the Mx. WashU Show!

By Lydia on March 29, 2017

Mx. WashU is a charitable organization that selects candidates every year to compete for the crown and title of Mx. WashU. As a part of the competition for the crown, five candidates will raise as much as they can for City Faces. Additionally, candidates will participate in collaborative fundrais...

Apply for a Summer Teaching Fellowship with Generation Teach

By Lydia on March 21, 2017

Generation Teach partners with local schools to provide talented and diverse young people with transformative summer teaching experiences to inspire and prepare them to pursue careers in urban teaching. They recruit college and college-bound students to a Summer Teaching Fellowship to introduce t...

Volunteer at The Journey Gala & Auction to Support The College School

By Lydia on March 21, 2017

The College School engages children, ages three to fourteen, in joyful, meaningful, and creative learning through an adventurous, theme-based, experiential curriculum. Their diverse community works in partnership, cultivating excellence in academics, character, and collaboration, as they prepare ...

Tutor with GIA Community Development Corporation

By Lydia on January 18, 2017

GIA Community Development Corporation is a nonprofit outreach center located in the City of St. Louis that administers programs to assist low income residents.  They are currently looking for tutors for their Rising Star Readers program, which partners with Farragut Elementary to help students re...

Come to Global Learning Exchange Initiative’s Informational Meeting

By Lydia on January 10, 2017

Are you interested in global issues that directly affect people in the U.S., like literacy? Do you want to share your time and talent with a local nonprofit helping children in Central America? Global Learning Exchange Initiative (GLXi) needs you! Come to an informational meeting January 24th at ...

Volunteer at Statewide 7th Grade Girls STEAM Event

By Lydia on January 10, 2017

College & Career Consultants from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) are holding a STEAM Event for 500 – 7th grade girls on the Danforth campus on March 15, 2017. The group is seeking Washington University students, faculty, or staff from all discipline...

Volunteer as a Science Fair Judge for Gateway Science Academy

By Lydia on January 9, 2017

Gateway Science Academy is seeking a diverse set of volunteers to act as science fair judges on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Participating projects will come from students in grades 5-12 who have been working hard and are excited to explain their results and conclusions. Gateway Science Academy i...