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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.
|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.