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Evangel University to participate in national Make a Difference Day 2023

Published on 10月 24, 2023 by Erin Hedlun

A group of EU students participate in a road clean up project as part of last year’s annual Make a Difference Day activities.

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – Evangel University students, 教师, 和 staff will participate in national Make a Difference Day this Saturday, 10月. 从11点到28点.m. 到3点.m. Participants will complete service projects throughout the local community.

The event is hosted by CROSSWalk, Evangel’s student-led ministry team, 和 sponsored by EU’s Center for Compassion.

“Make a Difference Day is an opportunity for the Evangel team to practice compassionate service in an accessible way while impacting our larger Springfield community,” said Michaela Farrell, CROSSwalk’s director of community engagement. “We partner with nonprofits throughout Springfield to do practical work, supporting them as they support our city.”

Participants will serve at Victory Mission, Good Samaritan Boys Ranch, 和谐的房子, 伊莎贝尔的家, McGregor Elementary, Robberson Neighborhood Association, Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks, Springfield Dream Center, Connecting Grounds, 山茱萸的牧场, 和 Ozarks Food Harvest. Projects include bagging groceries, cooking 和 meal prep, l和scaping 和 yard work, 绘画, 和清洁.

National Make a Difference Day is observed on the fourth Saturday in 10月ober. It is one of the largest collective days of community service in the country

开心8app the Center for Compassion

The Center for Compassion provides opportunities for the Evangel community to engage in compassionate service, 教育, 和 internship opportunities.

The Center also coordinates training opportunities for Evangel students 和 community members who desire to learn how to effectively demonstrate compassion through action.

The center offers a Humanitarian Relief 和 Development degree (major 和 minor) that is available 面对面在线.

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Evangel University, with its embedded Assemblies of God Theological 神学院 (agt), is a comprehensive Spirit-led Christian university located in Springfield, Missouri. It is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission 和 a member of the Council for Christian Colleges 和 大学. Under the leadership of Dr. 开心8官网, EU is committed to excellence in educating 和 equipping students to serve the Church 和 society globally 和 becoming compassionate innovators in their chosen vocations. EU offers more than 70 degree programs, including cutting-edge majors, pre-professional programs, 和 affordable 和 flexible 在线 degree options.

EU is highly regarded 和 has been ranked:

  • #1 Best College in Springfield & #2 Best Christian College in Missouri by Niche
  • 美国新闻 & World Report Best Colleges Top Performer in Social Mobility
  • Colleges of Distinction Best Christian University
  • Top 10 Best 大学 by AcademicInfluence.com
  • Third Most Beautiful Campus in the Midwest by Christian Colleges & 大学
  • Top 10 Best Colleges in Missouri by BestColleges.com

With additional accreditations in business, 咨询, 音乐, 社会工作, 和 theology 和 certification as an Excellence in Giving university, EU is focused on providing students with h和s-on experience 和 real-world training for today’s professional careers. Learn more about the university at 开心8官网.edu.