MLK week of service Feb 5-9The Martin Luther King, Jr. Week of Service has become an important project at Rogers State University and a powerful tool by which RSU positively engages with the community to create change and improvement in the area.

February 5-9, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities

Several student organizations and Student Affairs have created volunteer opportunities.

Sign up for a Volunteer Service Project

Donation Drives

There will be two donation drives open all week.

RSU Social Justice League is partnering with an organization called the OK Messages Project.

  • Their mission is to “Serve the children of incarcerated parents to maintain a healthy connection with parents and improve the child’s social, emotional, and educational outcomes.”
  • All week, SJL will be collecting book donations with the goal of sending 150 books to the organization.
  • Student Affairs and Prep Hall (second floor) will serve as collection points on campus.
  • New books only – targeted ages for books 0-18 years.  

Cookies for the Homeless

  • Sponsored by Dr. Chissy Whiting-Madison and her daughters girls scout group.
  • The goal of the project is to raise funds to distribute cookies to the homeless in our area.
  • The purpose of the project is to show love and compassion to some of the most vulnerable people in our community.
  • Student Affairs office will service as a collection point for donations.

RSU’s goals is to promote and encourage student, faculty, staff, and community interaction in a positive academic climate that creates opportunities for cultural, intellectual, and personal enrichment for the University and the communities it serves.