Archive: Apr 2020

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COVID-19 Update: MU Has Received Federal CARES Act Student Emergency Funds

On behalf of the Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE), our staff would like to share information that we have received from the Office of Financial Aid. Emergency financial aid grants are available to students to assist with covering expenses that may…

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Born to Lead

MU Junior, CASE Scholar and Co-President of the Association of Latin American Students Eli Brown, poses for a photo near The Columns on Mizzou’s campus in Columbia, Missouri. Many are familiar with his friendly greetings, encouraging words and sound advice…

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CASE Staff Adapts to Changes Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

CASE Student Service Coordinator Justin Light with student during the 2019 Summer Bridge Program in Columbia, Missouri. When people care about something, you can hear it in their voice. If you were to speak to Justin Light or Devara Brock about…

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Summer Bridge Update

The Center for Academic Success & Excellence has worked for decades to provide students with opportunities for growth and meaningful relationships. Nearly 1,000 students have participated in our summer programming since our first group in 1994. Due to the current…

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Virtual Learning, Virtual Care: How CASE Supports Students During COVID-19 Closure

As a sophomore, Jayson Donaldson had grown accustomed to campus life at Mizzou. Passing through the elegant silhouette of Memorial Union and walking by the sturdy limestone Columns became part of his daily routine. Donaldson, a psychology major, had been…

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Controlling Her Path to Success

Her big bright smile. You can’t miss it. It’s infectious. Sophomore Katelynn McIlwain is described by her peers as cheerful, generous, outgoing and high-achieving. She considers herself a perfectionist. So, it comes as no surprise that McIlwain is one of…