Archive: Oct 2021

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Diving In: CASE Scholar Angelique Allen Pursues Her Ph.D.

MU Graduate Angelique Allen has always kept herself busy. After moving from Westfield, New Jersey to Kansas City during seventh grade, she participated in several clubs and sports. In high school, she was on the executive board for the…

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Financial Literacy Friday: How to Build Good Credit in College

Mizzou’s Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE) has collaborated with The Office for Financial Success (OFS) to provide finance tips to college students. This is part 3 of our Financial Literacy Friday campaign series: How to Build Good Credit…

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Director's Corner: Registration, Scholarships, Emergency Funding

Hello CASE Scholars, families and supporters: We are officially halfway towards the completion of the Fall 2021 semester. As we press on and persist, there are a number of time-sensitive opportunities and resources that I wanted to share with you:…

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Accomplished Brooks Scholar Paul "Isah" Odu Jr. Takes on Oxford

When Paul “Isah” Odu Jr. interviewed for the opportunity of a lifetime, he was grateful and confident, not nervous. Through the selection process for the Kinder Institute Fellowship at Oxford University, a situation where others might be self-conscious or…

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Financial Literacy Friday: FAFSA Prep and Steps for Success

Mizzou’s Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE) has collaborated with The Office for Financial Success (OFS) to provide finance tips to college students. This is part 2 of our Financial Literacy Friday campaign series.

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Lifting a Family’s Legacy: KC Scholar Christian Ricketts

It’s early in the morning and Christian Ricketts is leaving the Mizzou recreation center. On the 15-minute walk back to his apartment, a fellow student yells, “Hey! Are you on the football team?” It’s a question Ricketts gets asked often.

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Director's Corner: Progress Check, FAFSA and HEERF III Funds

Hello CASE Scholars, families and supporters, We are almost at the halfway mark for the Fall 2021 semester and I wanted to highlight a couple of time sensitive items for you: Mid-Semester Progress Check Process, FAFSA, and HEERF III Funds…