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
Take a moment to get to know Sarah Farrar, the new Family Programs Student Assistant. Tell us about yourself. My name is Sarah Farrar, and I am from Webb City, Missouri! I have two lovely parents, two older brothers and three nephews that I love unconditionally! I am majoring in Psychology and minoring in human resource management/industrial relations and … [Read more...] about Meet Sarah Farrar – Family Programs Student 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!
Take a moment to get to know Anna Pellegrini, 2020-2021 Orientation Assistant. Tell us about yourself. Hello! My name is Anna Pellegrini, and I am a senior from Chicago, IL. I am majoring in Organizational Communication with minors in Psychology and Leadership. I am hoping to attend grad school in fall 2021 and start a master's degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education. … [Read more...] about Student Spotlight – Anna Pellegrini, 2020-2021 Orientation Assistant
Hello! My name is Sydney Dungan and I am a Global Bear, BizBear, and yes… a Transfer Bear.“Wait, what? You’re a transfer?” I get this question a lot because if I didn’t say it, you would probably never guess that I started out at a different university. Since coming to Missouri State as a sophomore, I have become a SOAR leader, joined a social sorority and a professional … [Read more...] about How to be a Successful Transfer Student – Sydney Dungan