Found a Local Synapse Chapter

Synapse is a national organization that empowers undergraduates to become leaders in their communities by collaborating with physicians and community partners to serve individuals with brain injury. The mission of Synapse is threefold: ‣ To provide individuals with brain injury with opportunities to connect with and learn from one another and improve their access to […]

Apply for Grants with Student United Way of Greater St. Louis

Student United Way offers any student or student group the opportunity to apply for $1,000 to provide financial support for student-led community service projects within the greater St. Louis region. Local college students can apply for the grant in collaboration with service organizations including, but not limited to: student clubs, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and religious groups. Interested students must […]

Lock & Chain’s Activate: Small Changes with a Big Difference

Lock & Chain Sophomore Service Honorary is currently celebrating George Washington Week, its traditional week of programming. This year’s theme is Activate: Small Changes with a Big Difference. The end of the week will include many events such as an art gallery supporting students, a celebration of the forgotten communities of St. Louis, and finally a […]

Apply to Generous U National Philanthropy Contest

The Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy is sponsoring its annual Generous U contest. Generous U helps promote the Sillerman Center’s goal of engaging both emerging and established members of the philanthropic community to drive social justice work forward. The contest awards a $10,000 prize (and a runner up prize) to college students who […]

Campus Y is Hiring America Reads Co-Coordinator

The Campus Y is seeking a co-coordinator for its America Reads program, which assigns Work Study students to tutor elementary school students at three locations near the WashU campus. Coordinators oversee these tutors, coordinate a fall orientation training program, and maintain communication with each site. This is a highly rewarding position that allows hundreds of […]

Greeks Give Back in Day of Service

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This post is brought to you by Katy Przybylski, vice president of campus and community outreach at the WashU Women’s Panhellenic Association.  A staggering thirty percent of Washington University in St. Louis’s undergraduate population is a member of a fraternity or sorority. And there is strength in those numbers. On Saturday, September 26th, 250 volunteers […]

STEM Resources Needed! ASCEND Enrichment Program

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA)’s St. Louis chapter (Omicron Eta Omega) is seeking a STEM resource, who would be interested in teaching STEM principles (such as robotics or designing a website) to a group of 10-15 teenage girls and boys. AKA was founded in 1908 on a mission to cultivate and encourage high scholastic […]

United Way Student Grant Program Supports Student Groups

The United Way Student Grant Program awards one-time grants – up to $1,000 each – to provide financial support for student-led community service projects within the greater St. Louis region. Student applicants can apply for the grant in collaboration with service organizations including, but not limited to: student clubs, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and religious […]

Become a Program Leader for Campus Y’s Field Day

The Campus Y is currently recruiting for the Program Leader position for Field Day. Field Day is one of the Campus Y’s 25 volunteer service programs. Field Day invites more than 100 elementary school students from St. Louis public schools to WashU for a field day in the spring to reward them for their hard […]

Impact — New Social Justice and Education Initiative

Impact is a Campus Y affiliated student program working to facilitate discussion among middle schoolers (6th, 7th, and 8th graders) at Brittany Woods Middle School surrounding topics of identity, injustice, St. Louis, and current events and social justice issues. The organization’s goal is to help these students collaborate with each other in order to come […]

Join Campus Y’s Gateway Program at Wydown Middle School

Join Campus Y students as they go to Wydown Middle School in Clayton once a week for 6 weeks and serve as classroom TAs. These classes are typically small, allowing kids to engage in material that they may not encounter in their regular classrooms, with peers who learn at the same pace. Volunteers interact with […]

Sept. 26 Autoimmune Walk and Forum

The WashU student organization IMMUNITY aims to raise aware of autoimmune related diseases to Wash U and the surrounding St. Louis community. On Saturday, September 26, 2015,  IMMUNITY and the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) will be hosting their 3rd Annual Missouri Autoimmune Walk in St. Louis, MO. There will be a public forum with […]

WashU American Red Cross First General Body Meeting

For students interested in international humanitarian aid, blood donation advocacy, fundraising, and health and safety awareness/training, join the American Red Cross Club! The first general body meeting is Thursday, September 9 at 8:15 p.m. in DUC 248. There will be free pizza. Find the American Red Cross online: on Facebook and Portfolio.