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Community Service

Faculty and staff of Baptist College of Health Sciences (Baptist College) provided 2,762 volunteer community service hours during the academic year 2012-13. Approximately 2,760 people were served in 57 programs. The estimated value of personnel, materials, and miscellaneous expenses was more than $9,000. 

In addition, nursing students have community service hour requirments related to academic course work. During the summer of 2013, a total of 1,403 volunteer hours were recorded for students' courses. Ninety-four organizations were served, including the American Red Cross, Lifeblood, Salvation Army, More Than a Meal, Bruce Elementary School, Girls, Inc., Memphis Food Bank, the Lewis Center, and Memphis Union Mission. Approximately 170 donations of clothing, school supplies, household goods, and cash were distributed.

Community Service
Group photo of students who served meals to the homeless (July 2013)

Students have numerous opportunities to give back to the community through volunteer activities. For more information on student community service, click here.