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Board of Governors Elects New Officers for 2019

By University Communications The Board of Governors for Missouri State University elected new officers during its regular meeting Oct. 19.   Gabriel Gore, St. Louis, was elected chair. Craig Frazier, Springfield, was elected vice chair.  Steve Foucart, chief financial officer; and Kristan Gochenauer, secretary to the Board of Governors, were elected board treasurer and secretary,…

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Missouri Fine Arts Academy to Resume in 2019

By University Communications Missouri State University’s College of Arts and Letters will resume hosting the Missouri Fine Arts Academy next summer. The Missouri Fine Arts Academy is a residential program for highly motivated student artists in visual arts, theatre, dance, creative writing and music. The academy will take place June 2-15, 2019. The application process…

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There’s No Place Like Homecoming

By University Communications The Missouri State University Alumni Association will welcome Bears home for its annual Homecoming celebration. #BearsHomecoming is for past, present and future Bears. There will be a host of events for guests of all ages. Student events will take place Oct. 14-19, while alumni and community events are Oct. 19-20. “Homecoming is…

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Missouri State Releases Summer 2018 Dean’s List

Students from Douglas County made the Dean’s list. SPRINGFIELD – Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean’s list. For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least six credit hours during the summer semester and at least a 3.50 grade point average (on a 4.00 scale).…

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Greenhouse and High Tunnel Workshop in Mtn. Grove

Planned for Oct. 17-18 MTN. GROVE –– A “Greenhouse and High Tunnel Workshop” will be held Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 17 – 18 at the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station, Darr College of Agriculture, 9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove. The cost for the program is $50 which includes lunch for both days and educational…

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Missouri State Releases Summer 2018 Dean’s List

By University Communications Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean’s list. Two students from Ava made the list, they are Hailey Herrell, and Matthew Tucker.  For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least six credit hours during the summer semester and at least a 3.50…

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MSU-WP AEL Program Graduates Receive Diplomas

Photo by Missouri State-West Plains Graduates of the Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program offered through Missouri State University-West Plains received diplomas during a graduation ceremony Saturday, Aug. 18, at the West Plains Civic Center theater. The graduates were praised for their accomplishments and encouraged to continue striving for their dreams by several guest speakers,…

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Coffee with Coach Ford Begins Aug. 28

SPRINGFIELD –– Missouri State basketball fans will soon have a unique opportunity to interact with Bears head basketball coach Dana Ford, starting Tuesday, Aug. 28 when his monthly “Coffee with Coach” sessions start at Momma’s Coffee and Espresso Bar (217 E. Commercial St., Springfield). Each month, fans can sit down with coach Ford, ask questions…

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MSU-West Plains Announces Summer Chancellor’s List 

WEST PLAINS, Mo.– Officials at Missouri State University-West Plains have announced their Chancellor’s List honorees for the 2018 summer session. In Ava, Rachel M. Swofford has qualified for the honor.  To qualify for the Missouri State-West Plains Chancellor’s List, students must have earned a 4.0 grade point average for six or more credit hours taken…

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Making Sure Kids See Well

MSU’s vision screening program expands. By University Communications Just in time for National Children’s Vision and Learning Month in August, the Missouri State University Vision Screening Program started free screenings in central Missouri. The first screening event kicked off in Lebanon Aug. 3 at the Lebanon R-3 Early Childhood Center, Esther Elementary. Trained Missouri State…

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