Introducing a new planet-friendly version of the R.E.A.L. (Recruiting Emerging Alumni Leaders) Bears (formerly Student Alumni Association) newsletter. R.E.A.L. Bears/SAA alumni will now receive news about current as well as past members, programs and activities in a timelier manner and an easy-to-share format. A student organization sponsored by the Missouri State Alumni Association, R.E.A.L. Bears promotes student awareness of alumni programming and encourages students to stay connected to Missouri State after graduation. R.E.A.L. Bears’ purpose is to help students get involved with the university, develop leadership skills, connect with alumni, build relationships, engage in community service activities and much more.