“If you are willing to do what it takes to succeed in college, you will.”
“I tell people I get to come to work and see my friends every day.”
“Go to classes and stick with it, because it’s easy to get behind.”
Opportunities are endless ...
I truly believe the current generation is our best generation yet,
Education helps us make a history we can all be proud of.
Find your passion ...
Never give up ...
Remember you still have to take care of yourself ...
Choose your major and your path not because of what it will pay you but because you genuinely love it.
Meeting and embracing the challenges in your academic career will have lasting positive effects on your life.
I love the campus size. It’s not too big or too small ...
It’s important to be as active as you can within your campus ...
The Honors Program has taught me more about human thinking and ideals than anything else ...
“Reach out and ask for help when you need it …”
“Get to know your librarian.”
There is an openness to the campus, a freedom of involvement and interaction.
I NEEDED to go to this school ...
I love being able to achieve my higher education goals while being able to stay close to home!
I view my life, and the way I do things, differently now ...
I have made lifelong friends through this program ...
The campus has become like a second home to me ...
I have learned just how important it is to keep an open mind to new ideas and thoughts.
The campus had everything I needed to start the journey of reaching my future goals.
My experience as Missouri State-West Plains has helped me grow as a person.
Kenna fulfills her dream of going to college at Missouri State-West Plains.
I have learned so much, more than I ever thought I would.
The Missouri State-West Plains experience has helped foster individual growth.
“This campus has some of the best resources available.”
“Utilize the resources we have on campus.”
"That's my passion, to see students thriving ..."
“Don’t give up.”
“Be intentional and expect that you’re going to do it.”
I can tailor my curriculum to fit my life.
"I feel welcome and a part of the Missouri State-West Plains family."
When I first made the choice to attend school here at Missouri State University-West Plains, it was because I wanted to stay local to pursue a nursing degree...
Alice Sullivan credits the Missouri State-West Plains campus in Mountain Grove with helping her make the transition from high school to college.
Attending the Missouri State-West Plains campus in Mountain Grove has allowed Ralph Jenkins to pursue his education while staying close to home.
I plan to find a career in teaching.
I looked at the classes and liked what I saw, so I decided to achieve my goals here.
My mother has been a nurse for over 35 years. I did not intend to go to nursing school, but I feel like the profession chose me.
I like abstract generalizations of geometric concepts, spaces and objects.
Respiratory care is challenging mentally and emotionally at times.
I have always had an aptitude for mathematics-I like it, it makes sense, I like finding the answer!
I see beauty everywhere. I also believe in the creation of beauty; therefore, I specialized in writing as a way to interpret and to express unique life experiences.
I meet approximately 100 new people every semester...
Nursing is a great profession...
Don’t eliminate opportunities just because they don’t fit into your plan.
I always knew I wanted to be a writer...
Life-long learning is mandatory...
Follow your dream. Do what you love.
I decided to specialize in geography only at the graduate level…
I have 22-plus years of healthcare experience in many areas
I was an undecided major until my sophomore year…
I took an accounting course in high school and really enjoyed it.
Lisa Clifford found Missouri State University-West Plains was a good fit for her educational needs.
Mike has learned to think differently and challenge himself mentally here at Missouri State-West Plains, which will help him in his future career as a Navy SEAL.
Ryan Evans doesn’t know where his next step will take him, but he does know Missouri State University-West Plains prepared him for whatever that step will be.
Kendra chose to attend Missouri State University-West Plains because it gave her the opportunity to attend college with A+ for free. As a result, she's made friendships that will last forever.
Missouri State-West Plains has become a second home to Lance.
Otha is very involved on campus serving as a Student Ambassador, a member of the Grizzly Cheer Team and Student Government Association.