At Missouri State University, our Center for Community Engagement offers immersion trips during official breaks in the semester such as Fall and Spring break, these trips are called Bear Breaks. Undergraduate and graduate students alike are able to apply to go on these trips, which include multiple service projects, structured reflection, and group bonding as you explore the … [Read more...] about My Experience Advising a Bear Breaks Immersion Trip – Logan Elliott
The Common Reader, a program for our first-year students, is an integral part of the Missouri State public affairs mission. It's not just an assignment or busy work for our students, it's a tool to enhance the first-year student's experience, encourage the students to think about the public affairs mission and to start having conversations with their fellow students about the … [Read more...] about Ask Priscilla! What is the Common Reader?
Retirements are always a bittersweet time and the retirement of Dean of Students Mike Jungers is no exception. Dean Jungers has been a fixture at MSU for 39 years working in many different areas of the university. Everyone that has crossed paths with Dean Jungers is touched by his kindness, humor, sensitivity and love of our students. Dean Jungers officially retires on June 1st … [Read more...] about Mike Jungers – A Legacy of Commitment to Student Success