Take a moment to get to know Allison Garrett, 2020-2021 Senior Class President! Tell us about yourself. I’m from Nixa, Missouri, and I’m studying political science. In my time at Missouri State, I’ve served three years on Student Government Association and two of those years on SGA Cabinet. I had the privilege of serving on the Panhellenic Executive Board as Vice President … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Allison Garrett – Senior Class President
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
From deciding the outfit we’ll wear to graduation to having to decide if it is safe to go to the grocery store, the COVID-19 virus pandemic has affected many individuals worldwide. This includes preventing thousands of high school and college students from being a part of a graduation ceremony. Institutions statewide have canceled Spring 2020 graduations due to the … [Read more...] about Trenell Talks – Seniors DEFEATING COVID-19
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
New Student and Family Programs is preparing for next summer's SOAR sessions. (Yes, already!) A key to our success is selecting strong students to serve as orientation leaders. As a former orientation leader, I found the experience to be valuable and fulfilling. Here are six reasons I would encourage your student to apply to be a SOAR leader. Building skills SOAR … [Read more...] about Encourage your student to become a SOAR leader!