Missouri State University

A week in review

  • Summer in the union

    A student relaxes with a cool drink in the Plaster Student Union.

  • The chase is on!

    Final details, like the steeple chase, are added to the Betty and Bobby Allison South Stadium, the new soccer and track venue.

  • Bear crew

    Facilities maintenance staff members pose for a group photo at the halfway line of the new soccer field.

  • A shuttle stop face lift

    The shuttle stop at Madison and John Q. Hammons Parkway receives an upgrade over the summer.

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Inside Missouri State

Meet a colleague

Setting the standards for computer science

Dr. Eric Shade
Associate Professor

It was in high school that Dr. Eric Shade decided he wanted to make computer science his career. This path led him to Missouri State where he has helped many students become better programmers over the years and has taught almost every class offered in the computer science program. “Computer science is not for everyone, but for those students with the aptitude and inclination, it can be a lot of fun.”

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