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How CASE's Justin Light "goes to Bat" for Students

Justin Light is an MU alumnus and CASE student service coordinator. Students praise Justin Light for his unwavering commitment to them. “He’s ready to drop everything for anyone.” “He makes you feel like your issues matter.” “Whenever I’m anxious, worried,

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CASE Scholars: Better Together

“We are better together.” That was the message that the MU Black Student-Athlete Association (BSAA) wanted to spread at Wednesday’s march. The march started at the Columns and ended at Memorial Field. Students, faculty, and people from all walks of…

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From the Military to CASE: How Ms. Brock Serves as a Safeguard for her Students

For scholars who walk into the Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE), there is no denying the familial dynamic that makes the office a “home away from home” for so many. And in the family that is CASE, Devara…

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Angela Vick, “the Heartbeat” of CASE

For those who come into contact with Angela Vick, her genuine care for students is undeniable. In addition to her various duties as administrative assistant for the Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE), she makes time for students, inviting…

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How CASE'S Karen Hayes Guides Students Towards Success

Wise. Kind. Inspiring. These are words students use to describe Karen Hayes, a student service coordinator at the Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE). The Kansas City, Kansas native has worked at MU for more than 20 years in…

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How CASE’s Ana-Maria Fernandez Goes Beyond for Her Students

Even over a Zoom call, it’s easy to see how much Ana-Maria Fernandez cares about those around her. Her dedication to helping other people isn’t just about fulfilling the requirements of her job, instead it stems from a genuine interest…

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The Definition of Mizzou Made: LeAnn Stroupe

The summer after graduating high school, LeAnn Stroupe received a phone call that would ultimately change the trajectory of her life. “I don’t know who it was, they said, ‘Hi, this is such and such at the University of Missouri…

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CASE Office Safety Measures and Operation for Fall 2020

The CASE office and staff will still be available to students but will operate a little differently for Fall 2020 due to COVID-19. Our priority is the health and safety of our students, staff, and the entire MU community.

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Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Cydney Perkins

Throughout the Summer Bridge Program we will be highlighting our incoming freshman scholars. Cydney Perkins Freshman  Hometown: St. Louis, MO Major: Political Science, Journalism Why Mizzou? “I chose Mizzou because it is close to home, the price is right and it…

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Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Santania Wynette

Throughout the Summer Bridge Program we will be highlighting our incoming freshman scholars. Santania Wynette  Freshman  Hometown: St. Louis, MO Major: Middle School Education Why Mizzou? “I toured Mizzou my junior year and fell in love with the campus. I knew…

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Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: LaJaya Morgan

Throughout the Summer Bridge Program we will be highlighting our incoming freshman scholars. LaJaya Morgan  Freshman  Hometown: St. Louis, MO Major: Biological Sciences Why Mizzou? “It’s closer to home, and for some reason when I was younger, I said that’s where…

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Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Jeremiah Gantt

Throughout the Summer Bridge Program we will be highlighting our incoming freshman scholars. Jeremiah Gantt  Freshman  Hometown: Grandview, MO Major: Computer Science – Cyber Security Why Mizzou? “I chose Mizzou because of the location and the different opportunities they provide.” Interest/Hobbies:

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Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Breyony Allen

Throughout the Summer Bridge Program we will be highlighting our incoming freshman scholars. Breyony Allen Freshman  Hometown: Kansas City, MO Major: Administration, Women and Gender Studies Minor Why Mizzou? “Whenever I would come for a campus visit, I always felt at home!”…

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Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Chris Alverson

Throughout the Summer Bridge Program we will be highlighting our incoming freshman scholars. Chris Alverson Freshman  Hometown: Lee’s Summit, MO Major: Accounting Why Mizzou? “I chose Mizzou because it has a great academic record and nationally recognized college of business.” Interest/Hobbies: Listening to…

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Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Jasmine Maqsood

Throughout the Summer Bridge Program we will be highlighting our incoming freshman scholars. Jasmine Maqsood Freshman  Hometown: Kansas City, MO Major: Undecided Why Mizzou? “I chose Mizzou because of the KC scholarship program.” Interest/Hobbies: Traveling Aspiration(s): “I aspire to have a job that I…