Becoming a Missouri State Bear just got a little bit simpler. Missouri State University has made several changes to its freshman admission requirements policy. The university will now accept ACT or SAT superscores and adopted a test-optional policy for students who have a 3.25 high school GPA or higher. “It’s our goal to make Missouri State as open and accessible as possible … [Read more...] about Missouri State adopts superscores, test-optional policies for freshman admissions
The last time Dr. John Schmalzbauer participated in a study of campus ministries was from 2004-2008, when he worked on a project directed by Dr. Betty DeBerg at the University of Northern Iowa. At that time, the Great Recession had not taken full effect, undergraduate students didn’t have access to widespread social media and religious “nones” didn’t outnumber evangelicals. But … [Read more...] about Campus ministry: What’s changed over the decade?
Missouri State University students claimed two major wins at the National Grand Prix debate tournament June 6-7. The students are part of the Holt V. Spicer Debate Forum, which has regularly competed against schools such as Harvard University and Dartmouth College. The Grand Prix, hosted by MSU and originally scheduled for March 14–15, took place online June 6–7 … [Read more...] about National Grand Prix champions Missouri State debate students
A national leader in helping black and Latino young men thrive in college is moving its office to Missouri State University. The Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB) and Missouri State recently signed a 2-year agreement to house the operation in the Park Central Office Building in downtown Springfield. The university will provide the space and utilities to SAAB at no … [Read more...] about Student African American Brotherhood moves headquarters to Springfield
While Missouri State University’s May 2020 graduation ceremonies have been cancelled due to COVID-19, spring 2020 graduates can still participate in a traditional, in-person commencement ceremony. Students who are set to graduate in May will have two opportunities to celebrate later this year at JQH Arena: Oct. 18, the Sunday after Homecoming. Dec. 11, during the scheduled … [Read more...] about Missouri State to recognize spring #BearGrads at traditional ceremonies