Take a moment to get to know the 2020-2021 Student Body President, Tara Orr. Encourage your student to get involved with the Student Government Association. Tell us about yourself. I am from Blue Springs, MO. Blue Springs is right outside of Kansas City which is why I have such a enormous love for the Royal’s and the Chiefs! I have two older brothers; Bobby (who is actually … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Tara Orr – 2020-2021 Student Body President
Hello! My name is Dola Flake, and I’m the Coordinator for Bears L.E.A.D., a FREE program offered at Missouri State University. This new program is designed with the unique needs of our diverse and first-generation students in mind. We want students to be successful at Missouri State University! I realize times are uncertain due to Covid-19, but we are planning for the near … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Bears L.E.A.D. (Leadership, Empowerment, Achievement, and Diversity)
Carmelita Jeter was named the “Fastest Woman Alive” in 2009, plus she is a three-time Olympic medalist. After breaking world records and winning medals, Carmelita has become a role model, influencer, ambassador for the Susan G. Komen California Circle of Promise Initiative designed to promote breast cancer awareness among African American women, and so much more. Carmelita … [Read more...] about What is the Fastest Woman Alive Doing Here in MISSOURI? A Little Bit about Carmelita Jeter!
Hello Bear Family! Persistence is a major factor in the college experience. There are many challenges that college students encounter along their path to graduation, and I am no exception. Although I have become a proud Bear grad and representative of Missouri State University today, I had serious thoughts about transferring after my first semester. Now that it is halfway … [Read more...] about Max’s Musings: My First-Semester Story and Persistence
Missouri State is full of different organizations that help make this campus amazing. Without these different organizations, student’s experiences would not be as beneficial. Being involved in an organization helps you develop different interpersonal work skills that will eventually help you when you leave the institution. Being a part of New Student and Family Programs … [Read more...] about Seth Says – Get Involved!