By Laura Wolf, Missouri State alumna Haiti: the most impoverished country in the world. As the students and professors journeyed from village to village, is was obvious that help had come, but it hadn’t stayed. At one time, a huge influx of support had begun reconstruction on infrastructure and buildings in Port au Prince, the country’s capital. Now, efforts to help exist on … [Read more...] about Hope for Haiti
The end of the semester is always busy for students, faculty and staff. This year was no exception. However, for many the crazy schedule did not stop after classes ended, so we wanted to take a minute to share a couple exciting things people have done the last couple of weeks. China Study Away Shortly after graduation Dr. Melissa Remley travelled to China with five … [Read more...] about We’ve Been Busy!
Dr. Melissa Remley has joined the William H. Darr School of Agriculture faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Plant Science and Natural Resources Unit. Originally from East Moline, IL, Melissa received a B.S. in Horticulture and an M.S. in Plant Science from MSU before earning a Ph.D. in 2010 from the University of Missouri in Plant, Insect, and Microbial … [Read more...] about New Plant Science Professor Joins School of Agriculture
Written by: Laura Wolfe A group of student leaders from the William H. Darr School of Agriculture has been traveling to FFA area banquets to debut a new partnership with PFI Western Wear to support the Missouri FFA Association. The opportunity to show support for agricultural education at the high school and university levels began with a campaign by Durango Boots. With … [Read more...] about Durango Boot Sales Will Benefit FFA
By Family of John Schatz, reprinted from Springfield News-Leader March 17, 2013 John Dewey Schatz was born February 15, 1921, and passed away February 3, 2013. A Cape Girardeau native, John studied at the University of Toledo for a year before joining the US Navy. After World War II, he completed his education and taught at UMC. In 1950 John came to SMS, now … [Read more...] about Dr. John Schatz Passes Away, Former Department Head and Lifelong Supporter of Education