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…


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.


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.