The Missouri State University Office of University Advancement expanded its West Plains team of professionals with the recent hire of two new advancement team members, Elizabeth Smith and Rachel Peterson, and the promotion of one internal candidate, Katie (Davis) Dudden. Each has a strong tie to the West Plains area and offers a depth of experience to … [Read more...] about Missouri State University Advancement Announces New Staff in the West Plains Office: Elizabeth Smith, Rachel Peterson, and Katie Dudden
Family and friends joined the Missouri State University Foundation and other university representatives today to announce a transformational gift and naming of the Terry L. “Bo” Pace Advanced Welding and Fabrication Technology Program on the Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) campus. The naming announcement was made at 1:30 pm in the building formerly known … [Read more...] about Missouri State University-West Plains announces transformational gift
Dr. Susan Sims-Giddens has seen the nursing program at Missouri State grow and flourish since 1998, when she came to the university to teach. She brought years of experience working in settings from hospitals to private offices. She retired as a full-time faculty member in 2016. She has been teaching part-time online since. Now, she’s a member of the Onward, Upward … [Read more...] about 5 questions with campaign cabinet member Dr. Susan Sims-Giddens
Who: Mike Ingram Career: Founder and CEO of Ingram Enterprises, parent company of Fireworks Supermarkets, Fireworks Over America, Fireworks World and several investment companies. Fun fact: In 1978, he opened Wet Willy’s Water Slide on South Campbell Avenue. MSU degree: Bachelor’s in sociology, 1972 Service to the foundation: Ingram has been on the Board of Trustees … [Read more...] about Meet Missouri State University Foundation Trustee Mike Ingram
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!