As many of you know, Dr. Victor Matthews is retiring after an amazing 39-year career at Missouri State University! At the recent Judy Awards ceremony, Dean Matthews was honored with the “Dean’s Legacy Award” by Dean Shawn Wahl, with President Smart and Provost Jasinski in attendance. It was a special evening that included video tributes from a few of Dean Matthews’ … [Read more...] about Thank You, Dean Matthews
Everyone is invited to attend this free event, our first Ozarks Festival of Faiths, on Saturday, 28 January 2023, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E Brookside Drive. A wide variety of faiths in the Ozarks, including Buddhist, Hindu, Bahai, Sikh, Muslim, Jewish, Unitarian, and Native American groups, as well as several Christian denominations, will … [Read more...] about First Ozarks Festival of Faiths
Join us in celebrating Native and Indigenous Heritage Month this November at Missouri State University! Several events are planned throughout the month beginning Saturday, 5 November 2022: The 2nd Annual Honoring Our Veterans POW-WOW American Indian Center of Springfield and Missouri State University The Pow-Wow is open to everyone and begins at 2:00 p.m. at Greenwood … [Read more...] about Native and Indigenous Heritage Month Events
Congratulations to MSU Religious Studies M.A. graduate Niyati Sethi on securing grant funding for the upcoming Festival of Festivals: Tour of the Globe event! After identifying grant opportunities from the Missouri Humanities Council, Ms. Sethi worked with Daezia Smith, leadership programs specialist, to apply for and secure the funds. The result: a Festival of Festivals: … [Read more...] about REL MA Graduate Secures Funding for Tour of the Globe Event
Voter Awareness Week begins next week on the MSU campus and all students are encouraged to attend the events Monday-Thursday, 3-6 October. As part of Missouri State University's Public Affairs mission and especially as a department in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs, it is our privilege and responsibility to offer our students opportunities to engage in our … [Read more...] about Voter Awareness Week!