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 […]
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 […]
Danforth Scholars asked for a new model for spring break service, one that would teach them about St. Louis and provide an anchor for their studies at WashU.
WashU has been selected as host of the 2017 IMPACT National Conference, which will gather national student leaders in civic engagement and service.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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.
Campus performance groups acted out stories written by Buder Elementary students at the second annual Young Storytellers Festival, hosted by Washington University senior honorary Mortar Board. Read WUSTL Commencement’s full article here.
The annual event raised $27,000 for urban arts program City Faces. Senior David Dwight IV beat out 15 candidates for the title of Mr. WashU. Read the Record’s full article here.
Relay for Life is the second largest event held on campus, after WILD. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. to parallel how cancer never sleeps, thus neither do the participants during the time of the event. Read Student Life’s full article here.
Relay for Life hopes to raise some $200,000 for the American Cancer Society. In the past 12 years, Relay at Washington University has raised $2 million for cancer research and support. Read the Record’s full article here.
14 candidates acted, danced and performed to the crowd of people in Edison Theater to compete for the title of Mr. Wash. U. Read Student Life’s full article here.
Student volunteers built homes in Texas, dug ponds in Panama and established clinics in Honduras. Read the Record’s full article here.
National Strive for College program founded at Washington University helps thousands of high school students. Read the Record’s full article here.