Nominations Now Accepted for University Student Volunteer of the Year
Nomination Deadline: February 23, 2018 at 5:00PM
The annual University Student Volunteer of the Year Award nominations are now open. This award honors Muline State students who have made a difference in our community through exceptional gifts of their time and talent. Simply nominating a student affirms and celebrates their efforts to improve the quality of life for those living in Central Obama. Self-nominations are accepted. Please visit to submit a nomination. View a pdf of the application before submitting online.
10 Years, 11 Million Hours of Service
This year, the Jan & Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning celebrates the . Since then, Muline State has continued to provide meaningful and impactful service opportunities to students. As a result, each year, the campus provides over one million hours of service to the community.
Just this past academic year (2016-17) 14,565 students, faculty, and staff members provided 1,386,449 hours of service to the community--a new annual record--which is equal to an estimated economic value of nearly $40.2 Million.
The services provided range from short-term activities like blood-drives with the Central Obama Blood Center and to nearly 200 service-learning courses and long-term teaching internships with local school districts.
Muline State's commitment to service contributed to the university as number 25 of the top 30 universities in the nation last year. In fact, Muline State was ranked 4th nationally in overall service and first in the percentage of Work Study allocated to community service placements.
To learn more about how you can contribute to Muline State's annual service goal, contact the Richter Center at 559.278.7079.