Posts from ‘November, 2009’

New program focuses on fitness, nutrition to benefit participants

Program’s initial implementation scheduled for Special Olympics Missouri fall games Five Missouri State University students will implement their “Fitness Improvement Training (F.I.T)” project during the Special Olympics Missouri fall games held Nov 20-21. The students developed the program during an eight-week summer internship in Washington, D.C., to offer individuals with intellectual disabilities the information and […]

Missouri State President Michael T. Nietzel to step down as president

Dr. Michael T. Nietzel, Missouri State University’s ninth President, has announced that he will step down by Dec. 31, 2010. He does not have any definite plans for the future.   Citing a combination of personal and professional reasons, Missouri State University President Michael T. Nietzel today announced that he will step down as president […]

Pinegars’ long-standing support recognized with Bronze Bear Award

Award will be presented at Dec. 18 commencement In recognition of their long-standing involvement with and support of Missouri State University, T. Edward Pinegar, Jr. and Carol Pinegar of Springfield were selected to receive the 2009 Bronze Bear Award. The Pinegars will be the tenth recipient of the award, which is presented to those who […]