The Darr family has been friends and supporters of Missouri State University and Springfield Public Schools for many years. William H. Darr and the Darr Family Foundation’s latest gift will greatly expand agriculture education and opportunities for Missouri State and Springfield students. A $6.5 million gift will fund the construction of two buildings – a classroom … [Read more...] about Darr gift to establish agriculture magnet school, expand small animal program
You see this group at major events and athletics contests on campus and across Springfield. They also raise the national and international profile of MSU when they perform at events like the London New Year’s Day Parade. Many aspects of the Pride Band — uniforms, equipment, the state-of-the-art Wehr Band Hall and even the performers themselves — are possible thanks to … [Read more...] about Pride Band’s marching orders from supporters: Be among the nation’s best!
Kamran grew up in an immigrant family who built a business from the ground up. When he came to Missouri State as a first-generation student, his goal was to graduate debt-free. Because of people like you who support MSU, he will. Learning a love for business, seeing a struggle Choudhry was born in New York. His parents had emigrated from Pakistan in 1997. After they … [Read more...] about Thanks to scholarships, student can move up and move on debt free
For a recent book, Dr. John Schmalzbauer, a professor of religious studies, spent years researching and collaborating with experts from around the nation. In 2018, he and a co-author published “The Resilience of Religion in American Higher Education.” “It’s an overview of all the work that’s been done on the heightened role of religion in higher education,” he … [Read more...] about Faculty endowments give Missouri State a place on the national stage
That meant soon, the MSU community might not be able to access care in a timely way. People stepped up to help — especially one family In October 2015, students voted in favor of a fee to pay for a larger center. Gifts and grants came in from supporters. One family decided to name the center, creating a legacy while helping us build a new medical home for students and … [Read more...] about One family’s gift has improved the health of the entire campus