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Public Affairs Team Spotlight

Meyer Library What would you do with 10,000 donated books? The Meyer Library has the answer – create a library! Meyer faculty and staff answered the call when The Fairbanks had no idea what to do with a donation of 10,000 books. 

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Public Affairs January Staff Spotlight: Scott Schneider

Scott Schneider Director, Business and Support Services, West Plains Campus Scott embodies the public affairs mission through his numerous volunteer efforts in the West Plains community.  A passion to help and mentor children, as well as the citizens of his

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Public Affairs Staff Spotlight: A’dja Jones

A’dja Jones Academic Counselor, Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Academic Achievement Center “Giving back to others brings fulfillment and meaning to my life” says A’dja Jones.  A’dja first began community volunteer projects in high school, which continued through her MSU college

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Public Affairs Spotlight: Dr. Ashley Leinweber

Dr. Ashley Leinweber Assistant Professor, Political Science Department Dr. Ashley Leinweber, Assistant Professor of Political Science, has used the public affairs mission as a guidepost for teaching, research and service on campus, in the Springfield community and beyond. Stemming from

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October Staff Spotlight: Alisa Garbisch

Alisa Garbisch Assistant Director, Residence Life-Student Success Initiatives, Residence Life Housing & Dining Services Since 2010, Alisa has been serving in Springfield as a Volunteer Advocate at The Victim Center.  In that position she says, “it’s my job to show

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May Staff Spotlight: Darren Young

Darren Young Technical Support Specialist, International Programs With 20 years of service to MSU, Darren’s passion to build cultural competency goes beyond working with international and domestic students.  For the last 15 years Darren has taken summer vacation to volunteer

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May Student Spotlight: Cory Keith

Cory V. Keith Senior: Environmental Plant Science, Darr School of Agriculture; Greenhouse Student Worker; Campus Garden Manager; Anson Elliot Citizen Leadership Award. Cory has a passion for all things outdoors, especially urban agriculture.  This passion led to a major in

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March Faculty Spotlight: Dr. John Rose

John Rose, PhD, Brigadier General, U.S. Army (retired) Professor, Defense and Strategic Studies After a 30 year Army career serving our country both at home and abroad, Dr. John Rose’s passion to serve and support others, continues to endure.  In

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February Student Spotlight: Cindy Umaña

Cindy Umaña Junior: Political Science, Honors College, President-Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, V.P.-Model United Nations Cindy’s passion for multiculturalism and social justice has created multiple opportunities to make a difference, both on and off campus.  Having an appreciation and understanding

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February Staff Spotlight: Tara Benson

Tara Benson Associate Director PSU – Director Student Engagement When Tara moved to Springfield in 2007, she knew she wanted to connect with others in a way that could make a big impact in her new community.  She found that

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