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Gain Experience & Make an Impact w/Mission Acceleration

Mission Acceleration offers UM students an opportunity to make an impact on the lives of children while gaining experience through service.

Mission Acceleration aims to accelerate reading achievement for K-5 students in Mississippi. Utilizing a high-dosage tutoring model, UM college students serve as Academic Guides in K-5 classrooms and/or after-school settings. 

UM students who participate in the program can expect to receive:

  • Experience in a K-5/nonprofit setting
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Over 300 volunteer hours
  • An opportunity to make an impact on the community
  • A $1,459 AmeriCorps education award

The program is open to all majors/minors. Visit to learn more and apply. Contact Zachary Antonelli at with any questions.