Community engagement is at the heart of the mission of our Honors Program, as it should be. The Community engagement requirement for the Honors Program is not just about ensuring that we give back to the Big Rapids and Mecosta County communities, but also about enriching the college experience of our students.
Community engagement inculcates a sense of civic responsibility, provides opportunities to develop intellectual skills by applying them to tangible problems, and expands students’ ethical and cultural perspectives. Each student in the Honors Program commits to at least 15 hours of community service a semester, some far more.
Volunteer Opportunity: Yard Work-Do you love working outdoors? If so, this is the volunteer opportunity for you. Deb Savides, in the Honors Office, needs your help with raking, weeding, trimming shrubs and painting […]
Volunteer Opportunity: Habitat for Humanity-Are you interested in working on houses? Here is a volunteer opportunity for you. The Mecosta County Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers to help with finishing a community member’s house. […]
Acts Needed for the Honors Variety Show-Would you like to perform in the Honors Variety Show? The variety show is a talent show that can include many different types of acts, like America’s Got Talent. Audience […]
Volunteer Opportunity: Math Tutoring-The Supervisor of Structured Learning Assistance, Karen Royster James is putting together a group of students to provide tutoring in mathematics. She will be training students to become math tutors […]
Volunteers Needed for Campus Event-We need volunteers to staff welcome tables at the Majors, Minors, and More event on Wednesday, November 1 from 9:45 AM to 1 PM in UCB 202. Volunteers will provide […]
Volunteer Opportunity: Ferris Spook Butts Out!-The Public Health Student Association is organizing a campus-wide cleanup of cigarette litter. The event will take place throughout the day on Halloween and is open to anyone able and […]
Volunteer Opportunity: Artworks Class-Artworks in Big Rapids is hosting an after school art program and they are in need of volunteers. They will need one to two people to help assist with the […]