There’s a difference between “family hiring” and “kin preference,” according to Dr. Robert Jones, faculty emeritus of psychology at Missouri State University. He does a Q&A with Tharawat Magazine about the stigma of nepotism, the potential to trivialise its societal benefits and whether or not family businesses can practice nepotism … [Read more...] about Family hiring vs. kin preference
Behavioral intervention, or “applied behavioral analysis,” teaches people with autism new and adaptive skills. This helps them to better work within the world around them. Dr. Jordan Belisle, assistant professor of psychology at Missouri State University, and Applied Behavior Analysis faculty and students, research how behavioral intervention can improve lives. Teaching to … [Read more...] about How behavioral intervention helps people ‘learn how to learn’
The McQueary College of Health and Human Services (MCHHS) at Missouri State University will host a Multidisciplinary Forum on Nov. 8. It will provide healthcare professionals and students strategies to inspire their clients to adhere to treatment plans that will improve patient health. The forum’s theme, “Helping Clients … Stick to it: Learn how to inspire adherences in your … [Read more...] about Forum highlights ways to better help clients
College Choice recognized Missouri State University’s gerontology degree program as number nine on a list of the 15 best gerontology bachelor’s degree programs. Ranking highlights Missouri State’s program stood out because of the option to earn a dual major in gerontology and psychology, or gerontology and sociology. It also offers quality course work in areas, such as: Mental … [Read more...] about Gerontology degree ranked top 10 in the U.S.
Working in one organization for an extended time doesn’t guarantee you will be remembered fondly. A strong work ethic and positive attitude does. The Board of Governors voted today (May 17) to induct six former faculty and staff members in Missouri State University’s Wall of Fame. The 2018 inductees are: Greg Burris, Dr. Ben Fuqua, Susan Hom, Mary Kennedy, Chyrel … [Read more...] about Immortalizing six Bears on Wall of Fame