Highlight the work of your colleagues and students
- Use this quick form to nominate a colleague or student to be a featured spotlight through the Office of Public Affairs Support. Spotlights highlight the volunteer work of faculty, staff and students who are helping make an impact in their communities.
- Students from Anthropology, Journalism and Intercultural Communication placed first, second and third respectively in the 6th annual Dr. Michael N. Compton Public Affairs Essay Contest, hosted and sponsored by MSU’s Sigma Pi fraternity and IDEAL (the Institute for Development of Ethics And Leadership). Read the winning essay and learn about this opportunity for students!
- Check out this KOLR 10 news piece on the Darr College of Agriculture contribution to the Bear Pantry.
- Students can increase their competitiveness in today’s job market by earning the Peace Corps Prep Certificate
Faculty – your students are making a positive impact through service-learning.
- Watch this short facts video to see the direct value service-learning courses and students are creating in the world around our university. From cultivating gardens that feed those in need, to performing essential research on how diabetes affects eyesight, students are taking their coursework into the community in ways that coincides with their career goals.
- Contact Kathy Nordyke, about academic service-learning course opportunities and how to design transformational service-learning experiences in real-world settings for students.
- Apply today for a $500 Program Assessment Grants to share how your program assesses student learning.
- The Assessment Office offers grants for public affairs, utilizing exit passes, and student learning. Contact Julia Cottrell for more information.
Coordinators (Foundations, Human Cultures areas) – general education reports for your classes are due Monday, December 7.
Early submissions are helpful as CGEIP would like to start reviewing reports at its December 2 meeting. Contact Rich Biagioni, CGEIP Chair / Chemistry for more information.
- Missouri State University has successfully completed its year 4 assurance review with no recommended monitoring. Read the final report.
- To help meet the unique obstacles to student success 2020 presents, Assessment has sent our students a survey each semester to determine what issues students face. That information is shared with offices across campus that can provide help, whether academic, technical, health-related, or even food and housing issues.
For more information about Public Affairs and Assessment and its programming, contact Dr. Keri Franklin, Associate Provost at KFranklin@MissouriState.edu.