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Meggan Franks
Mar 15, 2019

Register for the BIG EVENT on March 30

Mar 15, 2019 by Meggan Franks

The MSU Big Event is a one-day service event for the MSU and Starkville community to roll up their sleeves and GIVE BACK. On March 30, the Maroon Volunteer Center will gather student leaders, faculty, staff, and community members to leave their mark on the local community. REGISTER NOW. A t-shirt, volunteer packet, and lunch will be provided free of charge. Questions? Click the link above or email

Meggan Franks
Mar 1, 2019

2019 Volunteer Awards Application

Mar 1, 2019 by Meggan Franks

We have re-opened awards applications for Maroon Cord, Spirit Awards, and the Community Service Excellence Award. Applications are due May 1, 2019. Each year the Maroon Volunteer Center honors students, faculty, and staff for their volunteer commitments during the school year. Several awards are presented for volunteer service completed within the last 12 months, including: Spirit Awards · Individual - 50 hours Individual Excellence in Community Service Awards ·100 hours or more in a 12-mo...

Meggan Franks
Feb 26, 2019

Lowndes County tornado relief efforts

Feb 26, 2019 by Meggan Franks

MSU students, faculty, staff, and local community members:            Thank you for your willingness to help those that have been affected by the recent tornadoes in Columbus. When a disaster happens, it can take months and even years for communities to rebuild. To make the most of your efforts to help, consider these tips for donating and volunteering:            Be patient and be safe. Do not self-deploy into a disaster area. We know you want to help any way possible, but you must wait unti...

Meggan Franks
Feb 17, 2019

Register for Alternative Spring Break

Feb 17, 2019 by Meggan Franks

During Spring Break, 30 MSU students will travel to the Mississippi Delta to live history, see the future, and make a difference in the lives of others. They will begin their week with Sunday worship experiences in traditionally white and black churches. In the days that follow, the students will further embrace the rich history and culture of the Mississippi Delta during Blues, Civil Rights, and Native-American history experiences. Students will feel the contrasting power and peace of the M...

Meggan Franks
Jan 2, 2019

Register for MLK Day of Service

Jan 2, 2019 by Meggan Franks

24th Annual MLK, JR. Day Unity Breakfast Jan. 21st ~ 8:00 AM ~ The Mill Join Mississippi State University in a community-wide celebration honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast will be served promptly at 8 a.m., followed by a 9 a.m. program featuring a keynote speaker. At the conclusion of the program, participants will be encouraged to engage in a "Day of Service" to honor Dr. King's legacy through service. Volunteer on MLK Day ~ Jan. 21~ 10:45 am Do you or you...

Meggan Franks
Nov 9, 2018

Volunteers Needed for Veteran's 5K on Thursday, Nov 15.

Nov 9, 2018 by Meggan Franks

This is our 4th annual Veteran's 5k as a fundraiser for the Student Veterans of America. We need volunteers to direct the runners at the turns, provide encouragement, and ensure that everyone is having a great time. Volunteers must work the whole shift and are encourage to wear warm clothes. **Please provide your cell phone numbers when registering** Register as a volunteer by clicking here. For more information, please contact Daniel Wells at 601-919-5833 or  

Meggan Franks
Oct 29, 2018

Maroon Graduation Cord Program

Oct 29, 2018 by Meggan Franks

Did you know that undergraduate students that have completed at least 200 volunteer hours, and graduate students that have completed at least 100 volunteer hours, are eligible for an MVC Graduation Cord? The Maroon Volunteer Cord worn at graduation is our way to honor you for your commitment to making our community a better place for others. How to qualify: Have at least 200 volunteer hours (or 100 for graduate students) logged on OrgSync Complete the Maroon Volunteer Graduation Cord req...

Meggan Franks
Oct 24, 2018

Apply for the Big Event Student Executive Committee

Oct 24, 2018 by Meggan Franks

The Big Event is MSU’s largest one-day service event, where over 1,000 students, faculty, staff, and community members volunteer to make a difference in the local community. We need students that want to grow their skills in leadership, marketing, budgeting, recruitment, project management and more to help make our 2019 Big Event a great success! Apply online at The deadline to apply is October 31st, 2018. Questions? Contact us at

Meggan Franks
Sep 14, 2018

Donate a Block Meal to a Student in Need

Sep 14, 2018 by Meggan Franks

The Block by Block Meal Program is a virtual food bank providing meal assistance to students who are in need. All students with a valid meal plan can donate up to two block meal per semester to this program. If you would like to donate a meal or two to support a student in need, please complete the form here. A student interested in receiving assistance with meals can contact the Maroon Volunteer Center. Block by Block is a partnership between the MSU Student Association and the Maroon Volu...

Morgan A Hendrix
Aug 31, 2018

MLP Information Sessions

Aug 31, 2018 by Morgan A Hendrix

Interested in Leadership? Come meet students, staff, and learn more about our amazing program at one of our information sessions!! Get a head start on the application and apply before 9/25 at !

Meggan Franks
Aug 12, 2018

Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

Aug 12, 2018 by Meggan Franks

Interested in volunteering to help build a home for a local family in need? Habitat for Humanity volunteer build shifts begin Tuesday (8/14) this week. We are looking for volunteers to help build any day from 8/14-8/25. Volunteers do not need to have any construction skills! All you need is a positive attitude and a desire to make a difference. If you are looking for a great opportunity to give back, view the open Habitat for Humanity shifts and register at:

Meggan Franks
Jun 4, 2018

Volunteer for the 9th Annual SERVICE DAWGS DAY

Jun 4, 2018 by Meggan Franks

Come join 600+ new friends at the 9th annual Service DAWGS Day! Service DAWGS Day is an annual day of service that engages over 600 volunteers in community service activities within the local community. On Service DAWGS Day, students and volunteers arrive at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore for a brief orientation and light breakfast before being transported to one of over 30 community partner locations to perform 2.5 hours of community service. Just before lunchtime, students are transported ba...

Meggan Franks
May 30, 2018

Interested in video? Here is a volunteer project for the summer

May 30, 2018 by Meggan Franks

Interested in TV production? Volunteer this summer with WOBV-TV5 by contacting Bill Green at 694-0403.

Meggan Franks
May 1, 2018

Moving out? Donate your non-perishables!

May 1, 2018 by Meggan Franks

If you are moving out of the dorms this semester, please donate your gently used clothing and furniture, and any non-perishables by placing them in the bins on the main floor of your Residence Hall. The Dept. of Housing and Residence Life will be donating all goods to the Salvation Army Starkville.

Meggan Franks
Apr 11, 2018

Volunteer for the MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium

Apr 11, 2018 by Meggan Franks

The Shackouls Honors College is looking for volunteers who will help with the set-up and breakdown of the research symposium along with various tasks during the event, greeting guests and distributing programs registration table (students and judges) monitoring refreshments collecting and inputting judges scores accommodating participating students, judges, and guests other general errand running Volunteers will be needed before the event from 8am-12pm to help set up for the symposi...