Take a moment to get to know Lauren VanNess, one of two 2018-2019 student orientation specialists in the Office of New Student & Family Programs. Tell us about yourself. My name is Lauren VanNess. I am a senior from Kansas City, Missouri studying Public Relations with a minor in Marketing. After I graduate with my bachelor's degree, I would like to pursue my masters in … [Read more...] about Meet Lauren VanNess – Student Orientation Specialist
Parent & Family Programs is excited to welcome Seth Templeman to the Family team! Seth will be working on our family events, blog, family orientation plus much more. Take a moment to get to know him! Tell us about yourself.Major, hometown, future goals, etc. My name is Seth Templeman, and I am from Lee’s Summit, Missouri. I am a Business Administration major with a … [Read more...] about Meet the 2018-2019 Family Assistant – Seth Templeman
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?
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. As a former orientation leader, I found the experience to be a valuable and fulfilling one. Here are … [Read more...] about Encourage your student to become a SOAR leader!
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