Summer is almost here and many families are looking for summer programs to engage their children. This year, Missouri State University will offer Camp Claw, a weekly day camp from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., through its Foster Recreation Center (FRC). Designed for kids ages 6-12, the camp will run for eight weeks from June 6-August 6. Dan LaPalm, camp director and assistant director of … [Read more...] about Developing kids through summer day camp
College is an exciting time for students, but it can also be overwhelming. Rhonda Lesley, Missouri State University Counseling Center director, shares with BestColleges.com how students can benefit from mental health services on college campuses. … [Read more...] about What does campus mental health services do?
Depression is a mood disorder. It can impact your feelings, thoughts and daily functioning, leaving you sad, irritable or just plain uninterested in anything. It’s one of the more common mental health conditions among college students. More than 40% of college students surveyed in the 2021 Healthy Minds Study screened for depression. Why is depression so common among … [Read more...] about Why’s depression in college students prevalent?
Join Missouri State University in celebrating Indigenous Heritage Month throughout November. The office of multicultural programs will host a variety of educational and social events through Nov. 23. They offer an opportunity to learn more about the cultures, traditions, histories and contributions of Native people. Event highlights The lineup of events will include: Nov. … [Read more...] about Take part in celebrating Indigenous Heritage Month this November
In summer 2021, Missouri State University welcomed Grey Garris, assistant director of multicultural programs and LGBTQ+ student services. Garris’ approach to LGBTQ+ student services is to recognize the unique ways different communities need support. “I hope to form support groups with different designations of individuals within the queer community across campus to make sure … [Read more...] about Join LGBTQ+ Heritage Month celebrations this October