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As graduation approaches, six 2014 graduates share about their time at MSU and their bright futures ahead. Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

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Congrats to our summer 2014 graduates!

Friday, August 1

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  • For Derek, thinking outside the box became a passion for improving technology: youtube.com/watch?v=8mTtrc… #FollowYourPassion
    30 minutes agoMissouri State Twitter
  • Timeline Photos
    39 minutes ago • 19 people like this • Missouri State Facebook
    People are fascinated with Laura Ingalls Wilder. In just one week, 3,218 people have signed up for Missouri State's free online class studying the legendary author's work — from all over the country.

    We caught up with the course's professor for a Q&A.

    [ visit link ]
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    41 minutes ago • 1 person likes this • Alumni Association Facebook
    People are fascinated with Laura Ingalls Wilder. In just one week, 3,218 people have signed up for Missouri State's free online class studying the legendary author's work — from all over the country.

    We caught up with the course's professor for a Q&A.

    [ visit link ]
  • Add this to your weekend calendar and join us at the Rally House location in Fenton, the latest home of Missouri State BearWear!

    Enjoy 10% off #MSUBears items, spin the prize wheel and take photos with Boomer. Plus, the first 50 guests will enjoy a Springfield favorite - a free cup of Andy's Frozen Custard!

    Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014
    11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
    Rally House
    676B Gravois Bluffs Boulevard
    Fenton, Missouri

    Contact the Alumni Association with questions at alumni@missouristate.edu or 417-836-5654.
    1 hour ago • 10 people like this • Missouri State Bears Facebook
  • Study Away Alumni often return home day-dreaming of their next adventure. Often, that adventure is Peace Corps!
    One of our alumni, Madison, began her service in Ethiopia a few weeks ago! Interested in following her travels? Check out her blog: [ visit link ]
    2 hours ago • 2 people like this • Study Away Facebook
  • RT @bbritton81: "@maroonation I graduated 10 years ago this month and I still have my mug!” We love that! #ProudBearGrad
    2 hours ago • 1 retweet • Alumni Association Twitter
  • Coming to the end of your summer internship? Now is the time to reflect on your experience. What transferable skills did you learn or improve? Have you developed good relationships with your supervisor and co-workers so that they would be willing to continue mentoring you in your career development?
    2 hours ago • 2 people like this • Career Center Facebook
  • ClifSmart MSU Laura Ingalls Wilder class continues to leave large impression on readers @springfieldNL: sgfnow.co/1mTgZfv. 3200+ enrolled #MOOCs
    2 hours ago • 1 retweet • Missouri State Twitter
  • W. Cross Country. Fife Joins Bears as Head Cross Country Coach
    Missouri State Director of Athletics Kyle Moats announced Monday the hiring of Jordan Fife as the Bears head coach of cross country as well as track & field assistant coach.
  • W. Track. Fife Joins Bears as Head Cross Country Coach
    Missouri State Director of Athletics Kyle Moats announced Monday the hiring of Jordan Fife as the Bears head coach of cross country as well as track & field assistant coach.
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    4 hours ago • 3 people like this • Alumni Association Facebook
    Spotted Easton Corbin performing at the Ozark Empire Fair wearing a Missouri State shirt! Hope to see him at the Q soon! #GoBears
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    #BearGrads, visit us in the MSU bookstore to get a free graduation gift! Coffee mugs for all! bit.ly/Grad72814 pic.twitter.com/O21j9mev3s
    4 hours ago • 4 retweets • Alumni Association Twitter
  • Celebrate your graduation with a special ...
    Celebrate your graduation with a special graduation giveaway July 28 and Aug. 1 hosted by the Alumni Association. #BearGrads
    4 hours ago • 1 comment • 4 people like this • Missouri State Facebook
  • College 101: 5 things families need to know
    5 hours ago • 8 people like this • Family Association Facebook
    Sending a student off to college can be more than a little terrifying for the first time, and there are plenty of things for families to learn.
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    Sending a student off to college can be more than a little terrifying for the first time, and there are plenty of things for families to learn.
  • Faculty to present at international business conference
    5 hours agoUniversity News
    Dr. Jerry Chin and Mary Chin will be presenting on “An Excel VBA Approach to the Truth Functional Form” at the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) later this year in Las Vegas, Nevada.