Meet Kayla our newest Bear Pantry Assistant! Kayla is from St. Louis, MO, and graduated from Lindbergh High School. As a freshman, she already feels at home at Missouri State, and is involved in Delta Zeta Sorority. She is majoring in Psychology and is interested in one day becoming a school psychologist. At the Bear Pantry, Kayla helps take care of members, food, … [Read more...] about Meet our new Bear Pantry Assistant, Kayla!
President John F. Kennedy signed the executive order establishing the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. Over the past 60 years, many have been influenced by the mission and goals of the Peace Corps. Find out more about Peace Corps' history This week, Peace Corps recruiters will host more than 100 events virtually around the world to celebrate many aspects of the Peace Corps’ … [Read more...] about Peace Corps Celebrates 60th Anniversary
The Bear Pantry serves as a resource for Missouri State students, staff, and faculty who may face food insecurity. In the Fall 2020 semester, more than 5,900 lbs of food and hygiene items were distributed, marking an unprecedented semester. Support from Citizen Bears Generous support from students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members allowed the Bear Pantry to … [Read more...] about Bear Pantry distributed 5900 lbs of goods in Fall 2020
The Pat Walker Missouri Public Affairs Academy brings talented high school students from throughout the state together to develop their understanding of public affairs. Judith Rowland, a 2005 Academy graduate and Missouri State University alum, was inducted into the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame in 2017. She us an insight to how Public Affairs plays a role in her life … [Read more...] about Public Affairs Mission: A blueprint for how we can work for the greater good
Darr College of Agriculture graduate students, Scott Cooley and Korey Harper, developed a hydroponics system and germination system for the Bear Pantry in Fall 2020. In addition to designing the systems, these students trained the Bear Pantry staff on maintenance and food production. These systems allow the Bear Pantry to provide consistent fresh produce to MSU community … [Read more...] about Bear Pantry uses hydroponics to provide fresh food