Archive: Aug 2020


From the Military to CASE: How Ms. Brock Serves as a Safeguard for her Students

For scholars who walk into the Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE), there is no denying the familial dynamic that makes the office a “home away from home” for so many. And in the family that is CASE, Devara…


Angela Vick, “the Heartbeat” of CASE

For those who come into contact with Angela Vick, her genuine care for students is undeniable. In addition to her various duties as administrative assistant for the Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE), she makes time for students, inviting…

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How CASE'S Karen Hayes Guides Students Towards Success

Wise. Kind. Inspiring. These are words students use to describe Karen Hayes, a student service coordinator at the Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE). The Kansas City, Kansas native has worked at MU for more than 20 years in…


How CASE’s Ana-Maria Fernandez Goes Beyond for Her Students

Even over a Zoom call, it’s easy to see how much Ana-Maria Fernandez cares about those around her. Her dedication to helping other people isn’t just about fulfilling the requirements of her job, instead it stems from a genuine interest…


The Definition of Mizzou Made: LeAnn Stroupe

The summer after graduating high school, LeAnn Stroupe received a phone call that would ultimately change the trajectory of her life. “I don’t know who it was, they said, ‘Hi, this is such and such at the University of Missouri…


CASE Office Safety Measures and Operation for Fall 2020

The CASE office and staff will still be available to students but will operate a little differently for Fall 2020 due to COVID-19. Our priority is the health and safety of our students, staff, and the entire MU community.