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Service Organizations on Campus
Alpha Phi Omega
Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed community service fraternity whose members are required to complete at least 25 service hours per semester. However, APO encourages its members to go above and beyond that number by taking part in other service initiatives and programs throughout the year.
MSU Smile Station
The Smile Station is an SGA-recognized student organization whose mission is to end loneliness - one smile at a time. Members provide companionship and support to residents in local nursing homes and psychiatric hospitals, where visits from loved ones may be rare.
HRLDA (Human Relations Leadership Development Assoc.)
HRLDA is a Class III organization of the SGA that engages student leaders in community service. The organization promotes social and civic responsibility and action, which in turn provides members with critical leadership skills.
Global Medical Brigades
Global Medical Brigades is a Class III organization of the SGA whose members travel abroad to provide volunteer health services, in countries where healthcare is largely limited. GMB members are committed to developing sustainable health care initiatives in these countries and elsewhere.
RecBoard is a collaboration of Montclair State University students who create, organize, promote, and administrate special events and community service for the campus community.
Community Engagement Programs at MSU
- Service-learning courses: complementing coursework with community service
- Leadership Development through Civic Engagement Minor
- Emerging Leaders Living Community (ELLC) for first-year students
- AmeriCorps Programs at MSU: a) Bonner Leaders; b) EECO members
For more information about any of these programs and initiatives, contact Bryan Murdock, Director of Service-Learning and Community Engagement, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 973.655.6831.