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TRIO offers resources to ensure student success

TRIO BrochureStudent designer Robert Adams assisted in the development of a new publication for the TRIO office that supports a series of outreach programs for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Services by the office help students overcome barriers that may develop during their pursuit of a degree. The brochure outlines the various offerings and helps student learn how to access service.

TRIO Brochure cover

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Missouri State’s traveling viewbook

Travel ViewbookFront and back cover of Travel viewbookVeronica Adinegara and Michelle Rose developed a quick reference for out-of-state students who need information about MSU in a quick glance.

The travel viewbook highlights the most pertinent information students unfamiliar with Missouri State need to know, along with some fun facts.

A complementary piece was developed specifically for students who live in Illinois, so that they may learn the benefits and value of attending Missouri State rather than an in-state university.

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Why choose Missouri State for psychology?

A new brochure developed by Abby Isackson and Michelle Rose answers the question: Why choose Missouri State for a graduate degree in psychology. The multi-page brochure details the benefits of attending Missouri State in pursuit of a Master of Science in Psychology, specializing in either clinical, experimental or industrial/organizational psychology, including:

  • Individualized attention
  • Research experiences and facilities
  • Publishing opportunities

Follow your passion and find your place with a psychology degree at Missouri State University.


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Part-time graphic designer position open in MSU printing services

Ozarks Public Television monthly program guide

Missouri State University is accepting applications for a part -time graphic designer in the office of printing service.


This position is responsible for the development of content, visuals and layout for the monthly Ozarks Public Television guide. In addition, the graphic designer will help with office duties, including assisting customers and keyboard entry into shop MIS, filing.


Must have ability to perform the following duties on a daily basis and work under strict deadlines.

  • Write/edit short descriptions of television programs.
  • Organize text to maximize scanning activity.
  • Work in front of a computer for long periods of time.
  • Perform multiple routine tasks while paying close attention to detail.
  • Produce written documents in the English language with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar.
  • Research relevant information.
  • Communicate effectively with fellow employees.
  • Always be friendly and helpful to the public to ensure quality customer service and good public affairs.
  • Follow written and verbal instruction.
  • This position requires an average of 20 hours per week.
  • Work environment is indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general office setting.

Application process

For complete information and online application, visit the part-time graphic designer/administrative assistant posting.

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Fall 2014 Missouri State Showcase – Because you have to see it to believe it!

Missouri State Showcase is one of the most popular open house events for junior and senior high school students, transfer students and their families. During Showcase, attendees can explore all Missouri State has to offer:

  • Meet faculty members
  • Take guided campus tours and check out the academic buildings and residence halls
  • Attend special presentations about admissions, financial aid and housing
  • Enjoy special values at the food court, dining halls and bookstore.

This year’s fall showcase will be held on Saturday, September 27. Register online at by September 24.

Fall 2014 Showcase Postcard

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Scholarships and Financial Aid Brochure 2015-16

Every year the office of student financial aid published this guide for scholarships and financial aid brochure for the upcoming school year. It is by far the most popular publications in the recruitment series because it is very informative and contains important information regarding scholarships and financial aid. Missouri State offers great educational value, and this brochure outlines the cost comparisons as well as the many great scholarships and financial aids that Missouri State has to offer.

Scholarships and Financial Aid brochure 2015-16

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Sexual Misconduct Assistance Card

Sexual assault on college campuses is a hot topic these days. Missouri State University does not tolerate sexual misconduct and this assistance card is distributed to new students and faculty at the beginning of school year. The small card can be carried in the wallet for convenience. Megan Shiver, part-time designer, designed the card. Sexual misconduct assistance card

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Faculty development flyer

The Provost’s office is committed to supporting the teaching, research and service contributions of MSU faculty members in order to maximize academic and professional success. Several activities focused on faculty development are outlined in this flyer and the flyer is distributed every year at the new faculty orientation.

The flyer design is updated (from last year’s) by part-time designer, Megan Shiver.

Faculty development flyer

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Public affairs theme “The Ethical Citizen” unveiled with giveaway pin, signature events and a common reader

The public affairs theme for 2014-15, “The Ethical Citizen. Can You Make a Difference?” was unveiled on Sunday, August 17 at the New Student Convocation. The banner, which our office helped produced, was in full-display in the JQH Arena where the Convocation was held. In addition to the banner, our office also helped with several promotional materials tied to the new theme:

1. Giveaway pin
The pin design features the logo of the new theme. The logo is designed by student designer, Michael Crawford. The pin is attached to a card backing, which was designed by student designer, Robert Adams.

2. Signature events flyer
The flyer lists the public affairs signature events that are happening throughout the academic year. The seven signature events include New Student Convocation, Public Affairs Week, Community Engagement Project, Public Affairs Convocation, Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference, Public Affairs Conference and Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame. The flyer is designed by student designer, Michael Crawford.

3. Common reader flyer and bookmark
The purpose of the common reader is to provide a common academic experience and create a greater sense of community among students, faculty and staff, and to provide an introduction to intellectual life at Missouri State. This year’s selection is The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL by Eric Greitens. The book is available at local public libraries and the larger community can participate in the open discussions through the local libraries.  The bookmark is inserted into every purchased book. The flyer and bookmark are also designed by Michael Crawford.

Public Affairs pin
public affairs signature events flyer
Signature Events flyer
Common Reader flyer
Common Reader flyer
Common Reader bookmark
Common Reader bookmark
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