In 2015, the first Ursa Experience - Maroon & White Overnight Program at Missouri State launched. 2020 threw us a curve ball but we're back, stronger than ever, for the sixth Ursa Experience in 2021. Each year, Ursa is 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 … [Read more...] about The Ursa Experience – A High-Impact, Life Changing Program for Our First-Time-in-College and Transfer Students
I’ve probably said “We used to have this event, but we can’t now because of COVID” a thousand times since March 2020. So many things canceled, postponed and changed. It’s been hard for us. We are always on the go, having lots of events in a single day, lots of choices, but now, it’s different. We are having to think outside the box in order to find a new normal. Let’s … [Read more...] about What you can do…Living your Life in a COVID-19 World
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?