Since Beth Persons was a child, she always wanted to teach. In fact, her dream was to go to Missouri State University. However, the nearly 80-mile trip from Neosho to Springfield multiple times a week for classes just was not doable for her. Her dream sat dormant for many years, while she educated her own children. She became a homeschool teacher instead. Once her kids … [Read more...] about A lifelong dream come true.
Shifting in the face of immediate shutdown Friday the 13th was a really crappy day for Aaron Dimatulac. He was leaving L.A. in a hurry. Aaron was in such a rush, he found himself at the wrong airport for his flight back to Missouri. It had been a whirlwind 24 hours. Like so many people whose lives were interrupted at the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, … [Read more...] about Return to Finish Scholarship helps student Level Up in the Entertainment Management field
Kayla has always had a passion for teaching. She’s been influenced by many educators and wants to give back to her students, who are her favorite part of her career field. “It’s a blessing each day getting to be impacted by your students! I love their curiosity and love for learning!” Kayla has the same passion for teaching she identified in her teachers at MSU Outreach in … [Read more...] about Following her passion
As education across Missouri shifts in the face of COVID-19, MSU’s Early College program offers students another way to learn. Learn from home. Earn Missouri State college credit. Early College online courses let high school students earn college credit. Early College courses are online independent study classes. Students can build their college transcript while still in … [Read more...] about MSU expands Early College online program to virtual learning and homeschool students.
For Zoey Hambelton, taking classes close to home has been a blessing. Learning where her life is Zoey Hambelton has always lived around West Plains. Her family, friends, and job are all in the area. Missouri State Outreach’s program in West Plains allows her to stay close to home while pursuing her degree. “Outreach helps me tremendously. Being able to get my degree … [Read more...] about School close to home provides ideal opportunity for newlywed