It’s clear that organizations benefit from diversity and inclusion initiatives. Leading those initiatives is typically a chief diversity officer (CDO). What’s a CDO’s role and how do you become one? Missouri State University Chief Diversity Officer Wes Pratt shares some insights with Training Industry. … [Read more...] about How do you become a chief diversity officer?
When you use a credit card and don’t pay off your balance each month, you will incur a finance charge. What is a finance charge, how is it calculated and how can you avoid it? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, answers these questions on U.S. News & World Report. … [Read more...] about Understanding credit card finance charge
Spring has made its return and for many, that means gardening will be in full swing. How do you get your garden ready? What types of things should you plant? How do you ensure a beautiful garden? Dr. Clydette Alsup-Egbers, associate professor in the department of environmental plant science and natural resources at Missouri State University, answers these questions and … [Read more...] about With spring comes gardening
Often with music, you don’t have the opportunity to ask the composer about his or her life’s work. But one project was an exception. In 2016, Dr. Cameron LaBarr, director of choral studies at Missouri State University, and Dr. John Wykoff, associate professor of theory and composition at Lee University, traveled to Hawley, Massachusetts. There, they spent a week interviewing … [Read more...] about A team of Bears tells the story of world-renowned composer
Since 2013, the Collaborative Diversity Conference (CDC) has shared Missouri State University’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion to area leaders and businesses. The 2019 conference theme, “Bridging the Cultural Divides,” continues that mission. “The conference gives us an opportunity to showcase programs, projects and efforts that promote the value of inclusion,” … [Read more...] about Bridging the cultural divides