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MSU Spring Grads Can Participate in Traditional Ceremony

While Missouri State University’s May 2020 graduation ceremonies have been canceled due to COVID-19, spring 2020 graduates can still participate in a traditional, in-person...

OTC Adjusts Online Fees, Tuition in Wake of COVID-19

SPRINGFIELD, MO — In an acknowledgment that almost all OTC courses have an online element, the Ozarks Technical Community College Board of Trustees voted...

Westminster College Waives ACT/SAT Requirement and Guarantees Scholarships for Fall 2020 Freshmen

FULTON, Mo. – In the wake of cancellations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Westminster College is determined to help incoming freshmen by waiving its...

Drury Moves to Test-Optional Application Process for Fall Due to Pandemic 

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 24, 2020 — Drury University will become a test-optional institution beginning with applications for the Fall 2021 academic year. Going “test...

Make Failure The Best Thing That Ever Happened To You

Steve Jobs once said that getting fired from Apple – the global tech giant he co-founded – was the best thing that could’ve ever...

OTC Unveils New Allied Health Student Success Center

SPRINGFIELD, MO — With a goal of increasing retention and graduation rates for its allied health programs, Ozarks Technical Community College cut the ribbon...

Teaching Our Children to Be Good Neighbors

By David Burton, University of Missouri Extension SPRINGFIELD –– Neighboring and community leadership are topics that can positively change our communities in a way that...

Drury Bestows Six Honorees with 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 2, 2020 — Six outstanding individuals were honored by Drury University at the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony held on February...

Local Students Graduate from Missouri State

SPRINGFIELD (03/02/2020) –– Missouri State University conferred more than 1,500 degrees to students in fall 2019. Past the standard expectations, the university recognized 22 students...

MSU Announces Fall 2019 Graduation List

In December, Missouri State University conferred 1,589 degrees to students during the fall 2019 commencement held at JQH Arena, and last week, the names...
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Average Missourians Need Help Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

New Missouri Poverty Report Highlights Challenges Average Missourians Face JEFFERSON CITY — The Missourians to End Poverty coalition, in partnership with Missouri Community Action Network,...

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