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Missouri State
The Magazine Published For The Alumni And Friends of Missouri State University

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Did you hear the Chorale at the presidential inauguration?Did you hear the Chorale at the presidential inauguration? Missouri State vocal performers take the national stage During in of the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump, the Missouri State University Chorale was front and center. The Chorale, directed by alumnus Dr. Cameron LaBarr, ’07, was selected … Continue reading
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the fountainsEverything you’ve ever wanted to know about the fountains Have you ever had a question about MSU’s fountains? Leonard A. Haymans III, the “Fountain Guy,” is here to answer it.
Inspiration, innovation, imagination, inquiry, impact: research at Missouri StateInspiration, innovation, imagination, inquiry, impact: research at Missouri State Faculty, students and staff who engage in scholarly activities at Missouri State envision new ideas, bring them to life and contribute to the global knowledge base.

Around the Quad

Campus news
MSU Foundation tops $18 million, earns awardMSU Foundation tops $18 million, earns award The funding helps grow programs, purchase equipment, build and renovate facilities, meet student needs through scholarships and provide faculty support.
Moon City Press celebrates 10th anniversaryMoon City Press celebrates 10th anniversary The press features collaborative works between students and faculty, and strives to be a place where Ozarks history can be remembered and reconstructed through poetry, story and art.
Program helps Bears complete bachelor’s degreeProgram helps Bears complete bachelor’s degree The Bachelor of General Studies program is ideal for anyone who has at least 75 college credits and would like to complete a bachelor’s degree.
University breaks record for grant fundingUniversity breaks record for grant funding New equipment, expanded programs and revealing research at Missouri State are more possible than ever thanks to almost $25 million in grants and contracts obtained during fiscal year 2016.
Join us for public affairs signature eventsJoin us for public affairs signature events These events help Missouri State put our public affairs mission into practice.
Another fall, another record enrollmentAnother fall, another record enrollment Official enrollment for the Missouri State University system hit a new milestone in fall 2016 with 26,000 students.
Two supporters receive awards at fall 2016 commencementTwo supporters receive awards at fall 2016 commencement The 18th annual Bronze Bear award and the Governmental Excellence Award were both presented Dec. 16.
Veterans Day on campus includes breakfast, musical performancesVeterans Day on campus includes breakfast, musical performances Missouri State celebrated Veterans Day with a variety of events that were free and open to the public.
Campus construction continuesCampus construction continues Music department facilities and the health and wellness center are among current projects.

Connections

Alumni
In MemoriamIn Memoriam Alumni and university friends who have passed away.
You’re invited to give backYou’re invited to give back Alumni can now join current Bears at volunteer opportunities offered around the U.S. as part of student immersion trips.
2009 spotlight: Concussion attorney advocates for safety and future of football2009 spotlight: Concussion attorney advocates for safety and future of football Paul D. Anderson has been described as one of the nation’s leading experts on concussion law.
MarooNationMarooNation MarooNation events spread the spirit of maroon and white around the state and nation. At these Alumni Association events, Bears can catch up with friends, network with new contacts, win Missouri State prizes and learn about what’s new at MSU. … Continue reading

Maroon and White

Athletics news
Bears to WatchBears to Watch Meet some outstanding Missouri State athletes.
Make plans for postseason basketballMake plans for postseason basketball Here’s what you need to know to cheer for the men’s and women’s teams in postseason play.
Bears in the OlympicsBears in the Olympics Two alumni, two student-athletes and a coach traveled to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In Every Issue

President’s Message: We are pursuing two important goals this yearPresident’s Message: We are pursuing two important goals this year We have an action plan to increase the number of students who become graduates and enhance our campus diversity.