Drury Hotel Company recently donated $25,000 to the Hospitality and Restaurant Administration department at Missouri State University. The gift will be used to support the department’s growth initiatives. “For many years, the Drury Hotel Company has hired Missouri State hospitality students to manage their properties,” said Melissa Dallas, professor and head of the … [Read more...] about HRA receives gift from Drury Hotels
Dr. Lawrence (Larry) Edison Banks Jr., 71, of Springfield passed away Jan. 6, 2010, after a brief struggle with cancer. He served the University faithfully for nearly 50 years. Dr. Banks was born Jan. 20, 1938, in Lawton, Okla. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. in Physics in 1959 and a Ph.D. in Physics in 1969. Dr. Banks served Missouri State … [Read more...] about In memory of Dr. Lawrence E. Banks Jr.
The year 2009 was one of challenges and opportunities. I told you about many of the leadership changes occurring over the summer. The final change was made in late August when Dr. Pawan Kahol was appointed associate dean of the college. This opened up the opportunity to appoint Dr. Bob Patterson as acting head of the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science … [Read more...] about A few words from the Dean
Shovels will soon be breaking ground on the third and final phase of construction at the William H. Darr Agricultural Center. A $1 million pledge made by Bill and Virginia Darr enabled the University to launch the project, an important component of Missouri State University’s capital campaign. Fund-raising efforts to fully finance the $6.5 million project are well under … [Read more...] about Darr Agricultural Center enters Phase III
The promise of a great education has always been at the heart of Missouri State University. Now we stand ready to expand that promise – with your help. Our Promise, the Campaign for Missouri State University, is a far-reaching effort that will transform every facet of the University. Our Promise will affect students, faculty, the community and the campus. Our Promise … [Read more...] about Our Promise, The Campaign for Missouri State University