Matthew McGhee is a member of the MSU Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services and works in the business office in Hammons House. I had the opportunity to meet with him to gain insight into his role and how COVID has affected his year. We started by going over some of his responsibilities. As the Housing Policy Coordinator, all of his duties stem from either enforcing or … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Matthew McGhee—Housing Policy Coordinator
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!
The moment has finally arrived. Your son or daughter has chosen their college! You’ve sent the deposit and your family is celebrating this wonderful moment. Then things settle down a bit. You and your student look at each and say, “What’s next?” I won’t lie — it can be overwhelming. It was for me when my daughters were this age. Lots and lots of questions that you think … [Read more...] about Your student chose Missouri State. What’s next?
I just found a really good article on the website Grown & Flown talking about the questions you should answer first BEFORE you go shopping for your student's room at Missouri State. Here are a few of the questions that I answer specifically for residence life at Missouri State. 1. Are the room dimensions available for the specific dorm room to plan out space? Residence … [Read more...] about Moving into the Residence Halls – What do we need to know?
As your student starts the second semester of classes, the subject of "where to live next year" comes up in conversation. As you talk with your student about options, keep in mind the top 10 reasons your student should continue to live in the MSU residence halls: For over 15 years, students living on-campus have a higher GPA than students living off-campus. The … [Read more...] about Top Ten Reasons Students Should Live on Campus After their Freshman Year