Take a moment to get to know Colin Weber, 2021-2022 SOAR Orientation Assistant. Also, we want to congratulate Colin on being crowned the 2021 Homecoming King! Tell us about yourself. I am junior from Columbia, MO, majoring in Human Resources Management and minoring in Diversity Studies. I'm proud to say I'm a first-generation student and have taken every opportunity that … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Colin Weber – SOAR Orientation Assistant
Take a moment to get to know Alyssa Plummer, 2021-2022 Orientation Assistant for the Orientation and Transition Programs Office. Tell me about yourself. My name is Alyssa Plummer, and I am from Alton, Illinois. I don’t have any siblings, but I have two loving parents and an amazing grandma who lives down the road from us in my hometown. Currently, I am a senior instrumental … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Alyssa Plummer – 2021-2022 Orientation Assistant
While the academic year has just begun, we are hard at work preparing for SOAR (Student Orientation, Advisement & Registration) sessions for a new class of students. A critical factor in our program’s success is selecting strong students to serve as orientation leaders. Here are six reasons I would encourage your student to apply to be a SOAR leader. Building … [Read more...] about Encourage your student to become a SOAR leader!
Orientation & Transition 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 five reasons I would encourage your student to apply to be a SOAR leader. Building skills As … [Read more...] about Encourage your student to become a SOAR leader!
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