About Community Outreach & Leadership Development
Community Outreach & Leadership Development offers a wide range of resources and programs designed to connect students to the community and develop leadership skills.
To foster active citizenship by exposing the Drury community to meaningful service and leadership experiences that effect positive change.
With abiding commitments to our heritage and with renewed commitments to the global community and innovative teaching and scholarship, Drury will be a premier university where the finest teacher/scholars and professional staff educate students to become engaged, ethical and compassionate citizens for servant leadership in communities characterized by change, complexity and global interdependence.
GivePulse: Drury's service tracking software. Find opportunities to volunteer and track your engagement with GivePulse.
Soak Up Springfield: Head to Drury Lane to learn about internship and volunteer opportunities from local businesses (and pick up some samples and freebies).
Panther Service Projects: Participate in monthly service opportunities with other Drury students.
Drury Alternative Breaks Program: Spend your fall or spring break learning, serving, and exploring a new city.
America Reads/America Counts Tutoring Program: Earn your work study award by tutoring at local k-12 schools and after-school programs.
Leadership Drury Program: Complete a variety of courses and experiences throughout your time at Drury to be recognized in the Leadership Drury Program.
Elevate: Participate in a 6-week intensive leadership training program designed for freshmen and sophomore students.
Summit Park Leadership Community: Complete a year of residency in Summit Park, a service-learning leadership community connected to PDEV 271 and 272.
Real World Leadership: Learn leadership skills for the real world at this monthly luncheon series.
Panthers First: Become a peer mentor for first generation students in the Panthers First Program.
Drury Volunteer Corps: Join a community of volunteers and participate in various service projects
Matthew 25 Project: Join a community of Christian students engaging in study and service.