March 17 marks the 115th anniversary of the founding of State Normal School #4 which later became Missouri State University! To celebrate, the Student Alumni Association is hosting a birthday party and you are invited!
This birthday party is unique – each birthday gift will change the lives of thousands of Missouri State students. For the month of March, we are featuring three places on campus that ensure our students can complete their education regardless of their personal situation.
Stay up to date for the latest birthday happenings at Bears Give Back – Giving Day 2020.
What: MSU’s 115th Birthday Party
When: March 24, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Plaster Student Union
Who: Everyone who loves MSU! All are welcome to join students in celebrating!
How: Celebrate Missouri State, give back and share your love for maroon and white on social media with #BirthdayBears
- Celebrate: Head to the PSU for several fun activities!
- Birthday treats
- Trivia, games and activities
- Balloon animals
- Performance from the MSU Pride Band
- And much more!
- Wish Missouri State a happy birthday by sharing a message and/or snapping a selfie with your specially designed birthday socks!
Join the conversation
- Tag your post with the official 115th birthday hashtag: #BirthdayBears.
- Whenever possible, tag Missouri State University or @missouristate, or the Missouri State University Foundation or @FoundationMSU, or Missouri State University Alumni Association or @MarooNation.
- Visit Bears Give Back – Giving Day 2020 for more information.
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Twitter Sample Posts
- Happy 115th birthday @missouristate! Looking BEAR-y good for your age. You don’t look a day over 114! #BirthdayBears http://bit.ly/3acfARL
- Happy Birthday Missouri State! My birthday gift is going to over 20,000 students on campus. Bears give back, it’s just what we do. #BirthdayBears http://bit.ly/3acfARL
Facebook Sample Posts
- Bring a birthday gift, we’ll bring the party favors. Join me in celebrating 115 years of Missouri State by making your birthday gift and get a pair of limited edition birthday socks while supplies last. #BirthdayBears http://bit.ly/3acfARL
- Happy 115th Birthday Missouri State University! Please consider making a gift to celebrate 115 years of making dreams come true for Missouri State students. #BirthdayBears http://bit.ly/3acfARL