Kenneth Brown Department head, Economics With the completion of the Public Affairs Conference, we are reminded the importance of Unity in Community. Dr. Ken Brown is modeling this theme throughout Springfield. For over 3 years, Ken has volunteered weekly at The Venues, from Chairing the Finance Committee to running tech slides and videos. The Venues became his gateway … [Read more...] about Public Affairs Faculty Spotlight
At Missouri State, students have the unique opportunity to be a part of a community that creates an environment where meaningful interactions occur and matter. The end goal? To cultivate global citizens. Students at Missouri State are sent out into the world ready to make their mark and feel empowered, confident and strong. At the Public Affairs Conference, students have … [Read more...] about Public Affairs Conference 2018: Alumni Speakers Highlights
The Public Affairs Conference allows Missouri State to invite individuals in the top of their fields to share their insights and expertise with MSU staff and students. This event is completely free and open to the public, meaning that students can attend events as their schedule allows. But why should students attend these events? What’s the benefit for students? Why should you … [Read more...] about Public Affairs Conference – What Events Should I Attend?
Priscilla Childress Assistant Director, New Student and Family Programs Community engagement is an important part of being a MO State Bear. This fact is not overlooked by Priscilla Childress whose strong desire to help others and her community has spanned nearly 3 decades. Since her niece was diagnosed with cancer back in 1993 Priscilla has devoted volunteer time with … [Read more...] about Public Affairs Staff Spotlight
Amy Blansit Instructor, Kinesiology Department This year’s public affairs theme is Unity in Community. Amy Blansit, an instructor in the Kinesiology department, lives this mission daily in her work with the community. For over three years, Amy has been volunteering with the Northwest Project—a community-wide effort, led by the Drew Lewis Foundation (of which Amy is the … [Read more...] about Public Affairs Faculty Spotlight