Archive: Apr 2021

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Senior Spotlight: Janelle Finch

Those who know MU senior and Brooks Scholar Janelle Finch say “she’s always on go.” Whether she’s reporting for KOMU, serving as the president of the Epsilon Psi chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, or tending to her…

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Director's Corner: We Are Here for You

CASE Scholars, You have almost completed a year at MU that may have provided many opportunities, hopes, setbacks and challenges. As we approach the end of the Spring 2021 semester, we want you to focus your efforts on finishing the…

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From Freeport to NPR: Katelynn McIlwain Takes the Midwest by Journalistic Storm

A 17-year-old Katelynn McIlwain sat in her high school English class in Freeport, Illinois — where the school mascot is a pretzel and the closest newspaper is 40 minutes away — listening to a National Public Radio story about postpartum…

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A Family’s Sacrifice for Success: The Story of Ymbar Polanco-Pino

MU Junior Ymbar Polanco-Pino leans on his faith to guide him. It’s something his parents instilled in him when he was a little boy. He witnessed them make unimaginable sacrifices for their family. Now, Polanco-Pino doesn’t let anything stand in…

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Director's Corner: Dr. Andre Thorn

Hello CASE Scholars and supporters, We are coming down the final stretch of Spring 2021. I hope you are ready to finish the semester strong! In fact, finishing strong is the focus of my update for you all. We, in…

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Cos’ Closet: How Marcos Feliciano Turned His Passion For Fashion Into a Business

For graduates of MU’s Trulaske College of Business, running a profitable company isn’t new. However, the difference between those graduates and Brooks Scholar Marcos Feliciano is that he didn’t wait until graduation to jumpstart his business. MU business student…