Once you know more about Shaun Tomson, you will want to mark your calendar for April 6. Tomson, Missouri State University's 2022 Public Affairs Convocation speaker, is the author of Missouri State's Common Reader "The Code – The Power of 'I Will.'" The impact of personal tragedy plus the success and failure both in and out of the surf, led Shaun to create his 12 line … [Read more...] about Who’s Shaun Tomson?
Mark your calendars for public affairs movie night! Narrated by Edward Norton, Bustin' Down the Door is an action-packed docu film that is produced by and features Shaun Tomson, the 2022 Public Affairs Convocation speaker. Bustin' Down the Door Friday, April 1st 6:30 p.m. @ PSU Theater watch trailer The winter of 1975 in Hawaii —a dramatic moment in history when … [Read more...] about Bustin’ Down the Door film features Shaun Tomson
Mark your calendar for author Shanun Tomson's presentation set for 3:30 p.m. on April 6 in the Plaster Student Union Theater, Missouri State University. A book signing is scheduled to follow. Shaun will share his life experiences in and out of the surfing world and offer how the simple message―I Will― can be a model to face life’s challenges and help you achieve your … [Read more...] about Save the date: Public affairs convocation set for April 6
Getting together with friends and colleagues to talk about a shared experience improves relationships, builds synergy and encourages diverse perspectives. We hope you'll take part in this experience each year by participating in the Common Reader Project. We want to encourage students, faculty, administration, staff, and community partners to form small group discussions … [Read more...] about Start a book club: Read the Common Reader with colleagues
Since 2010, Missouri State has selected a Common Reader annually. In addition to being promoted as a shared read for the university, the book has been embedded into the course work for the university’s first-year seminar course (GEP 101). But in 2022, you’ll notice some changes. The changes are designed to spark more discussion and get more of the university and Springfield … [Read more...] about MSU Common Reader Project: Changes in leadership and programming for 2022