volunteers http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Discussion: The Role Of Civic Engagement In Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/discussion-role-civic-engagement-missouri <p><em>Original article published Saturday, January 18,</em> 2013</p><p>Missourians are more likely to volunteer and to do favors for a neighbor than the average American. But their level of civic engagement depends greatly on their circumstances.</p><p>A new <a href="http://www.ncoc.net/MOCHI2013">report on the state’s civic health</a>, issued by six Missouri universities and the National Conference on Citizenship, found that Missouri largely aligns with the rest of the nation on community involvement.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:24:00 +0000 Camille Phillips & Kelly MacNeil 33115 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Discussion: The Role Of Civic Engagement In Missouri Mo. college students, faculty wanted for Joplin relief this fall http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-college-students-faculty-wanted-joplin-relief-fall <p>Missouri college students and staff are being asked to donate a weekend or a holiday this semester and take part in ongoing relief efforts in Joplin.</p><p>On May 22, the southwest Missouri city was devastated by a massive tornado that killed more than 150 people.&nbsp; A campaign called<a href="http://dhe.mo.gov/news/Show-Me-U-Care.php"> &ldquo;Show Me U Care&rdquo;</a> is recruiting groups of students, faculty and staff from college campuses across Missouri to travel to Joplin and help rebuild homes and provide other needs. Tue, 04 Oct 2011 22:11:45 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2183 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. college students, faculty wanted for Joplin relief this fall