Assistant Professor, History Department While she has yet to move the Great Pyramids to Springfield, Dr. Julia Troche’s passion for all things Egypt, has certainly brought the ancient world to life for her students and fellow community members. In 2020, Dr. Troche co-founded the Missouri chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE-MO). In addition to hosting an … [Read more...] about Public Affairs Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Julia Troche
Senior Academic Records Specialist, West Plains Campus A rare summer breeze sweeps through the air as are you transported back in time by the sights, sounds, and smells of the Old Time Music Ozarks Heritage Festival. Inspired by the plucking of a passionate banjo player, your nose pursues the delicious aromas of some old-fashioned delicacies: chicken noodle soup, fresh-made … [Read more...] about Public Affairs Staff Spotlight – Tara Shahan
Associate Professor, Cooperative Engineering Program Dr. Pierson has demonstrated excellence in community engagement in two areas, the Adopt-a-Stream program for Jordan Creek in Springfield, and “Discover Engineering Day” a K-6 educational outreach event. Discover Engineering Discover Engineering Day is free community education event with activities and demonstrations geared … [Read more...] about Public Affairs March Faculty Spotlight – Matthew Pierson
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