2020 has been a tough year so far. However, is it the worst year in history? Professor Jeremy Neely speaks to Ozarks First on just this topic! The answer might surprise you. … [Read more...] about 2020 Worst Year Ever?
In the aftermath of the protests triggered by the extra-judicial killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, the debate over the place in modern America of monuments to the Confederacy has once again flared up nationally. This includes in Springfield, where some are now calling for the removal of a statue of Sterling Price, a senior Confederate office, erected in 1901 in … [Read more...] about Professor Neely speaks to KY3
Congratulations to Dr. Julia Troche, Dr. Bukola Oyeniyi, and Dr. Jamaine Abidogun for their contributions to the peer-reviewed The Palgrave Handbook of African Education and Indigenous Knowledge, which just came out. The volume was edited by Jamaine Abidogun and Toyin Falola. Dr. Troche contributed a chapter in it entitled "Ancient Africa Education: Egypt and Nubia", while … [Read more...] about The Palgrave Handbook of African Education and Indigenous Knowledge
Unwrapping Ancient Egypt is a two-part event taking place on October 19, 2019 at Missouri State University in Strong Hall. This event is open and free to the public, but registration is requested. First, from 9am-4pm, the Second Missouri Egyptological Symposium will bring together nearly a dozen Egyptologists local to the Missouri region for an entire day of exciting … [Read more...] about Come Unwrap Ancient Egypt on October 19th
Congratulations to Gregory French who was recently appointed Department Chair at Ozarks Technical Community College. Mr. French completed both his BA (2009), and an MA (2011) at Missouri State University Department of History. He later worked as adjunct instructor at MSU from 2014 to 2016, and has been teaching history full-time at Ozarks Technical Community College since the … [Read more...] about MSU History Alumnus to Lead OTC Department of Social Sciences