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
Missouri State University students may soon see a boost to their bank accounts. The university’s Springfield campus received about $20.8 million of federal stimulus funds through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The West Plains campus received another $1.8 million. The Board of Governors Executive Committee recently approved the plan to distribute this money to … [Read more...] about Students will receive additional financial support soon
Missouri State University awarded 643 degrees to students in summer 2021. Crunching the numbers Students earned a total of 419 bachelor’s degrees, 204 master’s degrees, 14 doctorate degrees and six specialist degrees. Past the standard expectations, the university recognized six students for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honors College. Several … [Read more...] about Missouri State releases summer 2021 graduation list
To understand more about vaccine hesitancy in southwest Missouri, a group of Missouri State University public health students conducted interviews with residents as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s effort to raise vaccination rates. Find out more about the effort in The Kansas City Star. … [Read more...] about Why are southwest Missouri residents vaccine hesitant?
Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean’s list. For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least six credit hours during the summer semester and at least a 3.50 grade point average (on a 4.00 scale). The lists Missouri State University dean’s list summer 2021 (sorted … [Read more...] about Missouri State releases summer 2021 dean’s list