February is Black History Month in the U.S. How and why should employers show their commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace? Wes Pratt, chief diversity officer at Missouri State University, shares his perspective with HRCI. … [Read more...] about Honoring Black History Month in the workplace
Dr. Shawn Wahl has led the College of Arts and Letters (COAL) as interim dean for almost two years. On March 1, he begins as the permanent dean. “It is an honor to have the opportunity to lead the College of Arts and Letters,” said Wahl. “I look forward to continuing to work with faculty, staff, students, alumni and the arts community to advance and build on the college’s … [Read more...] about Wahl named permanent dean of College of Arts and Letters
The 2019 tax return filing season is here, and there are some major changes thanks to the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. From updates to tax rates to deductions and more, filing your taxes this year can seem a bit more daunting than in years past. Dr. Kerri Tassin, assistant professor in the School of Accountancy at Missouri State University, highlights what taxpayers should look out … [Read more...] about What to pay attention to this tax season
It’s a huge challenge for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to attend college. But more and more colleges are welcoming IDD individuals to their campuses. One such program is Bear POWER at Missouri State University. Missouri State President Clif Smart shared some information about Bear POWER in a Forbes article. … [Read more...] about An education opportunity for people with developmental disabilities
With medical marijuana now legal in Missouri, businesses in the state are trying to figure out how it’ll impact their businesses and relationship with employees who may use medical marijuana. Gregg Groves, a Missouri State University faculty member in the College of Business and lawyer at Springfield law firm Lowther Johnson, shares with the News Tribune more about … [Read more...] about How will Missouri businesses deal with medical marijuana in the workplace?