Systemic racism: It’s even present in the way we gather data. Dr. Kyler Sherman-Wilkins, assistant professor of sociology at Missouri State University, recently gained grant funding to incorporate anti-racism modules into his statistics and methods course. works to empower more people of color on the university’s campus and one step is incorporating anti-racism into the … [Read more...] about Grant brings anti-racism elements to statistics course
Employees look for guidance and support during challenging times. How management responds to crises can influence how employees feel about them. Dr. Renata Fernandes Guzzo, assistant professor of hospitality leadership, studies the present global crisis of the pandemic. “The hospitality industry has been hit especially hard by the pandemic,” Guzzo said. “The nature of … [Read more...] about Building employee trust during crises
The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program has awarded Dr. Benjamin Onyango from Missouri State University a second fellowship to travel to Kenya. He will work on curricula development related to agricultural practices with Dr. Grace Murilla, deputy vice chancellor, administration and finance, at KAG (Kenya Assemblies of God) EAST University in Kenya. About the … [Read more...] about Fellowship to equip community with innovative agricultural practices
In fall 1980, Missouri State University established the Missouri State University Foundation to help raise more private funds. This was a crucial need as state funding was no longer enough to cover all the university’s operational costs. Making growth and development possible A private organization, the MSU Foundation kicked off operations on Jan. 13, 1981, forever changing how … [Read more...] about A nod to four decades of successful fundraising
To find out the role religion plays on American college campuses today, Missouri State University’s Dr. John Schmalzbauer and his team of co-researchers are exploring the landscape of campus ministries across the country. A three-year grant of more than $981,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc. has made this project possible. Despite COVID challenges, research work has begun and will … [Read more...] about What does campus religious life look like?