Six years of the Ursa Experience at Missouri State and every year, it's more exciting, more fun, and life changing. Yes, life changing for the new Bears that attend Ursa! Abby Falgout, a 2018 Ursa Experience attendee and a 2019 Ursa Experience student facilitator says, "The URSA experience is a great way to make friends right off the bat! I learned a lot of information about MO … [Read more...] about The Ursa Experience – A High-Impact, Life Changing Program for Our First-Time-in-College and Transfer Students
We're celebrating five years of the Ursa Experience and welcoming our next class of Bears 8/12/19-8/14/19! Previous attendees share the reasons they think new Bears should take part in the Ursa Experience! 1) Ursa helps you make new connections and friendships coming into Missouri State. Bailee Finn (2015): I loved URSA. It was an experience that I feel lucky to have had … [Read more...] about Five Reasons to Attend the Ursa Experience
This is a great question. As we know, beginning college is an exciting adventure. However, our new Bears will have questions like, “How will I meet new people?” or “How will I learn more about campus?” and these questions can provoke a lot of anxiety. Missouri State University’s class of 2022 will have these same feelings when they arrive on campus in August. How can we help … [Read more...] about Ask Priscilla! Why is the Ursa Experience a good program for my incoming freshman or transfer student to attend?
Starting college is a scary thing for most students. No matter how "grown up" they are or how much they think they want to leave home, they are nervous about not making friends, getting lost, sharing a room with a stranger. It can be overwhelming. We have a way to combat these feelings and it's the Ursa Experience - Maroon & White Overnight, a 3-day, 2-night engagement … [Read more...] about Ten Reasons your Student should Attend the Ursa Experience
The Ursa Experience has been growing rapidly here at Missouri State, not only in numbers but also in opportunities! I have broken down the entire program to help show how you can get involved! URSA Minors-These are incoming freshmen students who sign up to attend a 3-day, 2-night orientation to the non-academic side of Missouri State. We like to say, “if SOAR is the … [Read more...] about Zoë’s Bucket List…Be a part of the URSA Experience!