Service with a Purpose

Posted in MU School of Health Professions

Mizzou Alternative Breaks (MAB) has existed on Mizzou’s campus since 1991. The Center for Leadership and Service, alongside many dedicated students, has cultivated this program to be the 4th largest in the nation. In 2014, MU Extension announced a partnership with MAB that brings service close to home by sending students to various counties in Missouri. By the year 2020, the program hopes to have sent a trip to all 114 of Missouri’s counties. 2014 was also the year SHP’s Department of Health Sciences (DHS) partnered with MAB. “With the growing popularity among MU students, our department saw an opportunity to not only partner with MAB, but offer DHS students a unique experience to gain a wider perspective of health and health care issues and serve the local, national, and international community among their DHS colleagues,” says Brittany Schlup, Student Services Coordinator. During the 2014-2015 academic year, DHS sent out...

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