Year of Service

UofM Community Contributes 602,904 Hours of Community Service

University of Memphis faculty, students, staff, alumni and community partners provided 602,904 hours of community service last year, exceeding the goal of 500,000 hours for the Year of Service initiative. The project earned $500,000 in scholarships for UofM students.

The announcement was made at a celebration today in the University Center on campus. "It speaks to the strong commitment the UofM has to the city of Memphis," said President M. David Rudd. "Community service and engagement is part of our core mission, part of our identity, and part of what makes the UofM unique in the higher education world."

Click here to download a video of the celebration.