Archive: Nov 2020

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Giving Thanks With Indigenous People in Mind

In addition to expressing gratitude for family, friends and community, take this Thanksgiving to learn more about Indigenous people and their history. Marketing intern Roshae Hemmings spoke with CASE scholar and Four Directions Vice President, River Pich (they/them; Chickasaw) about what Thanksgiving means


Kevion Frank: Soaring to Higher Heights

It may seem for senior and interdisciplinary studies major Kevion Frank, that all of her goals and achievements have been mapped out and planned to the smallest detail; however, her decision to attend MU was completely unexpected. “Mizzou was not…


Thanksgiving Break Guide

For the students who are spending Thanksgiving in Columbia, here are some resources for meals and fun activities during break. Free and Discounted Thanksgiving Meals On Campus: Thanksgiving Dinner Cooking Live Demo Grocery Kit Handout (Tuesday, Nov. 24, 11 AM-1…


Note From CASE Director Dr. Andre Thorn

Hello CASE Supporters and Scholars, As we quickly approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I wanted to share with you all a few things that I personally am thankful for: I am thankful for the gift of family and friends.  Even during…


2020 Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholar: Jada Paden

MU’s Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE) manages a multitude of scholarships for underrepresented students in an effort to recruit them into becoming Mizzou Tigers. The Dr. Donald Suggs Scholarship is one of those awards. Recipients receive $15,000…

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Heritage, Faith and Soccer

There is power in a name.  “I am Momolaoluwa Aralola Adunni Adesanmi,” Momola said. “My names in total mean ‘I know the goodness of God, marvelous are the works of God, a joy to have and the crown paid for…