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The Summer Experience -Bridging Gaps From High School to College 

When most high school seniors think about how they would like to spend their summer after graduation, getting a head start on their college careers is probably the last thing on their minds. At least, that was the case…

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Graduate Scholars of Excellence: Where Undergrads Look Toward the Future

Students Alex Becks and Damon Tatum II present with the GSE mentors during an activity As an undergraduate student, learning how to navigate college can be daunting, especially if you may be a first-generation student. Having guidance from those who…

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Sweet Victory: How makeup helped to highlight a future of infinite possibilities

College can be a daunting time for many; while some step into this new chapter of life with excitement and certainty about the future they aim to create for themselves, others are unsure about their passions, what they want to…

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The Artistic World of Medicine

It’s hard to imagine how test-tubes, stethoscopes, paint brushes, and canvas can come together. Many people might not see how something creative can coincide with something scientific but senior Tyree Taylor is proof that one does not have to…

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A place of Belonging – Brooks Interview Day

“Belonging” a word echoed throughout the day from figures like J.D. Bowers, Director of the Honors College, and Amand Hardiman, Graduate Assistant of Center for Academic Success and Excellence (CASE).  On a nice, sunny Saturday in February, incoming freshmen were…

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A Launchpad to the Future

Senior Jeanette Greene, Chicago native, Civil Engineering major, and CASE Scholar, wasted no time in preparing and equipping herself with tools that would help her succeed in the future.

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Perseverance: Salute to Excellence Recap

When asked to summarize the Salute to Excellence 2018, I was at a loss for words. How does one describe an event that was filled with memories and smiling faces of the past; but still looking towards the future? How…

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Feels Like Family

For many, the National Society for Black Engineers (NSBE) is not just an organization, it’s a family.

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Leaving A Legacy

As Ryan Cobb and Jerome Young reflect on their time at Mizzou, they are most proud of the legacy they will leave from their time working with the United Minority Network (UMN)

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Shark Tank

In order to promote the creation of new and innovative programs to increase student success at MU, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies Jim Spain brought “Shark Tank” to Mizzou.

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Raised a Tiger

Not everyone can claim to have attended college classes before they could talk. However, MU freshman Olivia Flagg-Bourke’s first time in a college classroom came when she was just a few days old.

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Motivated to Succeed

Receiving the Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship meant more than just relieving some of the costs of college for Demario Malone and his family. The scholarship gave Malone an opportunity he was not sure he would have.

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Great Things in Store

Senior Tiana Glass has a passion for business, justice, and bringing the two together for the betterment of her community. These passions come to life this semester as she opens her own store called Black Honeybee Cosmetics, which his located in the MU Student Center.

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We Are CASE

On Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, ARS unveiled a new name: The Center for Academic Success and Excellence.

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Advice from a Peer

Maya Lucas is studying business administration in MU’s Trulaske School of Business. Additionally, for the last two years, she has mentored underclassmen through the Peer Undergraduate Mentoring Program (PUMP).

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Journey Through Jamaica

Last summer, the Center for Academic Success and Excellence (CASE), in collaboration with the MU Department of Black Studies and the English Department, made history by giving students an opportunity to study abroad in Jamaica.

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Recent Graduate, Published Author

Like most college students, Kayla Burrell, a May 2017 graduate of Mizzou, spent a lot of time reading books for class. Unlike most college students, Burrell also wrote a book.

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Adventures Abroad

Studying abroad is no easy task. That is why MU has programs and resources to ensure that students have the tools necessary to experience studying abroad.

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Smooth Transition

Each summer, a group of incoming freshman spend eight weeks at the University of Missouri adjusting to college life, while also earning college credit. Biological Sciences Professor Gerald Summers leads STP students through a biology lesson.

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A Focus on Success

Being involved in an organization is time-consuming, but manageable and slightly predictable. Starting one from the ground up requires hard, dedicated work. Allie Starks and Matthew Rosebrough, juniors at Mizzou, know the feeling well.

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Inspired Scholar

UM System President Michael Middleton, Reema Awad, MU Provost Garnett Stokes and Dr. Donald Suggs at the 2016 Salute to Education Scholarship and Awards Gala. The Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship offers MU freshman Reema Awad more than just…

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Community Building

Before the start of his freshman year at Mizzou, Donovan Bradford got a taste of what college life was all about when he participated in the Summer Transition Program through Center for Academic Success and Excellence (CASE). The program informed…

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Donell Young Named Director of Mizzou’s Center for Academic Success and Excellence

Donell Young, a member of the University of Missouri Department of Student Life staff since 2004, has been named the Director of MU’s Center for Academic Success and Excellence (CASE). He will begin his new role on July 13. “I am…