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!
Take a moment to get to know Mallory Jones, a Bear Power mentor. Bear POWER (Promoting Opportunities for Work, Education and Resilience) at Missouri State University is a two year, five semester inclusive college program for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The program that was created to offer a post-secondary education opportunity to students with Intellectual and … [Read more...] about Spotlight On Mallory Jones – Bear POWER Student Mentor
My time as a SOAR Leader has conditioned me to talk to students and families about how to best approach their first semester in college. We discuss campus resources, study habits, and how to balance extracurricular with their academics. Instead of talking about that today, I wanted to talk about something that has been on my mind lately: the dreaded g-word. That’s right. … [Read more...] about A Chat with Grace – The Stress of your Last Semester in College