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Outlining Missouri State’s funding priorities

Budget Book To assist Missouri State’s efforts in securing funding from the Missouri Legislation, the publications office works closely with the governmental relations office to create a booklet that provides details about the University’s funding priorities. Amy Schuldt designed the piece to be easily scanned by the reader to find specific facts to support the University’s funding efforts.

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Publications’ works received multiple CASE institutional awards

Creative works by the office of publications recently won several CASE District VI Institutional Awards which includes six gold, four silver and four bronze awards. Design credits go to Amy Schuldt, Veronica Adinegara, Abby Isackson, Teri Poindexter, Aimee Pong (student designer) and Alexis Reed (student designer); writing/editing credits go to Stacey Funderburk and Michelle Rose. See below for the breakdown of the winning entries.

Categories Entries Awards
1. Design – Editorial Design Missouri State Magazine Spring 2014 “My Fellow Bears” Editorial Gold
2. Design – Invitations Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Invitation Bronze
3. Design – Illustrations Missouri State Magazine Summer 2013 “Bears Share How-To” Illustrations Bronze
4. Fundraising Publications – Case Statements/General Cultivation Publications Hospitality and Restaurant Administration Case Statements Silver
5. Fundraising Publications – Individual Fundraising Publications The Bears Fund Silver
6. Institutional Relations Publications – President’s Reports and Annual Reports (Print) 2013 Foundation Annual Report Gold
7. Institutional Relations Publications – Research Publications Mind’s Eye Silver
8. Magazines Special Constituency Magazines Mind’s Eye Silver
9. Student Recruitment Publications – Individual Publications Master of Accountancy Brochure Gold
10. Student Recruitment Publications – Individual Publications Presidential Scholarship Postcard Bronze
11. Student Recruitment Publications – Publications Packages Admissions Recruitment Package (Undergraduate Admissions Guide 2014-15, Transfer brochure and Quick Facts) Gold
12. Student Recruitment Publications – Publications Packages Honors College Brochure Series Bronze
13. Student Recruitment Publications – Viewbooks and Prospectuses (Print) Missouri State University Quick Facts Gold
14. Student Recruitment Publications – Viewbooks and Prospectuses (Print) Missouri State University Undergraduate Admissions Guide 2014-15  Gold


Winners will be recognized in the printed program and during an award presentation reception at the upcoming CASE District VI Conference “Higher Expectations” in Denver on Monday, January 12, 2015.

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10 reasons to study in CNAS

CNAS-BrochureStudent designer Michael Crawford was challenged to fit 10 reasons for prospective students to study programs within MSU’s College of Natural and Applied Sciences into one small brochure. With the assistance of student writer Shay Stowell and writer/editor Michelle Rose, they condensed the list of benefits and compelling photos into an easy to read poster concept. Nice work!

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Environmental management is everyone’s business

environmental-mgt-broSustainability. Recycling efforts. Hazardous waste. These are subjects new Missouri State employees are asked to relate to their positions and how they can play a part in ensuring the University becomes a greener place to be. Student designer Michael Crawford offered a bit of ingenuity by using differing folds to create tabbed sections of the brochure, at no extra cost or paper waste. Graduate assistant Trysta Herzog provided editorial assistance.

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Awards ceremony program let the good times ROAR

Homecoming-Awards-ProgramMissouri State’s 2014 Homecoming theme, “Let the good times ROAR” was prominent in the awards ceremony program. The publication offers information about each honoree, along with an historic look at past honorees. This year’s program was designed by Amy Schuldt, with editorial assistance from graduate student Han Zhao.

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Invitation spreads holiday cheer

Pres-Holiday-Reception-InvitationMembers of the Springfield and campus communities were invited to the annual President’s Holiday Reception in his home this season. Student designer Michael Crawford designed the invitation by utilizing the spot metallic gold feature offered by the University’s NexPress digital press. The added embellishment offered a little bling to the holiday spirit.

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Brochure assists parents of prospective students

Spanish-admissions-broNew this year is a brochure that communicates directly to the parents of prospective students of Hispanic heritage. Developed in partnership with the office of admissions, this brochure highlights the benefits students receive through their college experience at Missouri State, translated into Spanish for those whose first language is not English. Michelle Rose developed the original text and Amy Schuldt designed the piece. The publication was a direct result of marketing recommendations received by Missouri State.

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Brochure invites reader to the Bears Fund experience

The development office updated its Bears Fund brochure to become an information and inspiration packet. In addition to the information about supporting MSU athletics programs, the brochure was expanded to include a parking map, student spotlights and donor features, as well as more inclusive information for the levels of giving. The packet was written by Michelle Rose and designed by Abby Isackson.

The Bears Fund Brochure

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Fall issue highlights Homecoming awards, events

Magazine_Fall14-1 It’s all in the family with this issue of Missouri State magazine. Featuring siblings from key eras in MSU’s history, this issue highlights the experiences and memories of six families whose siblings have maroon and white running through their veins.

The fall issue also announces the honorees for the 2014 Missouri State Alumni Association’s Homecoming awards and the signature events to attend during the Oct. 17-18 weekend dubbed: Let the Good Times Roar.

Designed by Amy Schuldt, with writing and editing by Michelle Rose, Missouri State magazine is a must read for events, news and alumni stories.

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