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Missouri State magazine spring 2015 now available

Missouri State alumni magazineThe spring 2015 issue of Missouri State magazine is now available online and in print.

The featured stories:

• You do what?! There are some career titles that don’t just pop up every day on job search websites. These are singular, impressive, atypical, fun or funky careers — and the seven unique job titles profiled here just happen to be held by Bears.

• Homecoming 2014: See a photo round-up of the University’s major Homecoming events.

• The Faculty: Dr. Wenping Qiu, a research professor in the William H. Darr School of Agriculture, discovered the first DNA virus ever reported in grapevines.

Also in every issue:

• Campus news

• MarooNation: Photos from alumni events around the nation and world

• Class Notes

• Sports

And so much more!

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All you need to know “About Missouri State”

front of bookletinside spreadinside back cover fold outWritten by Michelle Rose and designed by Amy Schuldt, About Missouri State is a small publication packed with a wealth of information for legislators, visiting guests and people new to the MSU campus. Copies of the booklet may be requested from the office of marketing and communications.

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Sponsorships open for Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame ceremony

Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame Sponsorship Brochure outsideMissouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame Sponsorship Brochure insideApril 17 will mark the second Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This year’s event honors: George Washington Carver, Eric Greitens and Simone Bernstein.

Table sponsorship opportunities are available for large groups and organizations to ensure seating and recognition during the evening’s events.

Student graphic designer Robert Adams created this sponsorship brochure, incorporating design elements from the event website.

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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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