For instructor Carly Pierson, marketing is much more than just a subject she teaches in class. As a result of the combined knowledge gained from coursework and real-world experience, this marketing instructor aims to provide students with unique and relevant examples to aid their learning. Carly’s journey at Missouri State University began as a student. She first arrived on … [Read more...] about Carly Pierson: Marketing Comes Full Circle
Congratulations to Dr. Melissa Burnett who was recently awarded the COB Star Professorship. This award is presented to a faculty member who displays the following characteristics: S Succeeds or helps their students succeed in a prominent way T Teaches students real-world skills that prepare them for success in their future careers A Advances the culture of … [Read more...] about Dr. Melissa Burnett honored with Star Professorship
Congratulations Professor Cofer on obtaining a Fulbright Scholarship! Cofer will travel to Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and will research models of student persistence behavior, developing strategies for retention and graduation. Check out the full article from the Springfield Business Journal. … [Read more...] about Professor Cofer Obtains Fulbright Scholarship!
"There has to be something better than this cotton field." Peggy Gilbert grew up in a rural Louisiana town where cotton was king-- so much so that schools dismissed at noon to allow kids to participate in the harvest. As a curious four-year-old, Peggy insisted on following her seven older siblings into the field, thinking she'd play there. She learned that picking cotton … [Read more...] about Passion for teaching leads professor to four decades at Missouri State
Congratulations to Peggy Gilbert who was presented with a Faculty Excellence in Community Service Award by Missouri State University. Peggy has integrated community service into her classes throughout the years, and has lived out these values herself. After more than 40 years of service to MSU, she will be retiring at the end of this semester. Peggy Gilbert, assistant … [Read more...] about Peggy Gilbert Receives Faculty Excellence in Community Service Award