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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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  • We recently learned that congratulations are ...
    We recently learned that congratulations are in order! Warm wishes to Missouri State alums and 2008 Homecoming Queen and King, Hannah and Sam, on the marriage earlier this month! #BearHugs
    6 hours ago • 16 people like this • Alumni Association Facebook
  • Ophthalmologists Issue List of 'Six Smart Things College Students Should Do for Their Eyes'
    7 hours ago • 1 person likes this • Family Association Facebook
    Share this article with your student. Good information for all of us.
    Ophthalmologists Issue List of 'Six Smart Things College Students Should Do for Their Eyes'
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    SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, a record 21.7 million students will attend a...
  • Take advantage of the last week of Bear Fit classes, summer classes are wrapping up this week but the Fall schedule is out at the FRC!
    7 hours ago • 2 people like this • Campus Recreation Facebook
  • For Derek, thinking outside the box became a passion for improving technology: youtube.com/watch?v=8mTtrc… #FollowYourPassion
    8 hours ago • 1 retweet • Missouri State Twitter
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    8 hours ago • 3 comments • 58 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.

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    8 hours ago • 9 people like 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.
    9 hours ago • 19 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 ]
    10 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
    10 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?
    10 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
    10 hours ago • 1 retweet • Missouri State Twitter
  • W. Cross Country. Fife Joins Bears as Head Cross Country Coach
    12 hours agoMissouri State Bears News
    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
    12 hours agoMissouri State Bears News
    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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    12 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
    12 hours ago • 5 retweets • Alumni Association Twitter