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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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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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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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Board of Governors’ Excellence in Public Affairs Award

Faculty & Staff Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2016  The Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in Public Affairs was established at Missouri State University to recognize faculty and staff who excel at carrying out the public affairs mission.  Up

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Staff Excellence in Community Service Awards

Nominations now being accepted for 2015 Staff Community Service Awards! Through October 23rd, the campus and area community are encouraged to nominate Missouri State University staff members for the Staff Excellence in Community Service Award.  Each year, up to two

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September Staff Spotlight-Adja Jones & Alex Johnson

Adja Jones, Academic Advisor, Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Academic Achievement Center Alex Johnson, Director, Community Involvement and Service This summer, MSU staff members Adja Jones and Alex Johnson volunteered their time and leadership talents to help inspire a group of 30

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May Staff Spotlight: Brian Heaton

Brian Heaton Content Mgt Programmer/Analyst, Web and New Media For over 31 years Brian Heaton has been serving the computer and web media needs for Missouri State University.  When not at work, you can find him serving his community in

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