Award of appreciation Dr. Ronald Bottin Ron Bottin accepted the position of dean of the College of Business at Missouri State in 1990. His leadership led to an environment quick to respond to student needs, evidenced by the creation of several new undergraduate majors and graduate programs. College of Business total enrollment increased substantially during his time as dean. … [Read more...] about Homecoming Honorees – 2012
I hadn’t planned on working in the disability profession. I was going to be a forensic psychologist. I had a graduate practicum lined up with a prison. Then the flood of ’93 came and the inmates had to move — so I had no practicum. The only option for a new practicum was working with children with disabilities. I almost quit my graduate program because the way I had been … [Read more...] about MSU professional strives to shatter false assumptions about disability
Although Jake and Kathy never dated while on campus – they actually only had one official date before getting engaged – they attribute their love story to their times as Bears. Jake was a Baseball Bear who often missed their mutual dance class due to travel, and Kathy struck up a friendship with him and took notes for him during a performance he missed. When Jake competed … [Read more...] about Kathy and Jake Hilgendorf: A love story
Lindsey, '08, and Zach,08, met when they shared a booth with friends during a post-party stop at Hardee’s near campus. For Zach, it was love at first sight: “I knew from the moment I met her. True story; ask some of my fraternity brothers.” Lindsey admits she was smitten from the beginning, too. “From the moment we met, he was a complete gentleman, and I knew he would always … [Read more...] about Lindsey Hall and Zach Swartz find each other during college
Meet an alumnus living in Hong Kong His parents were both businesspeople, so he grew up around commerce. After high school in Melbourne, Australia, he decided to go to college in the United States. He started his studies at Evangel University. He then attended Missouri State, where he graduated with a bachelor’s. He went on to Drury University and graduated with an … [Read more...] about We want to know: Where in the world are our globe-trotting alumni?