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Kismet Okyere

Not Another Statistic: CASE, McNair Scholar Kismet Okyere Finds Calling in Circumstance

When you think of a typical family, what image comes to mind? Is it the traditional “nuclear family” which is a mother, a father and their one or more children? It’s been ingrained into society that this is what the…

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Director's Corner: Welcome Back Scholars, Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, CASE Scholars and Families! 2022 promises to bring a renewed spirit of hope, peace and blessings. I am also reminded of the “road yet to travel” when I recall the events of the past 12 months. As…

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Director's Corner: You Made It, Enjoy Winter Break!

Congratulations to all of our Tigers on a successful semester! As many of you have already completed finals/projects, I wanted to provide you with some strategies to keep you focused during winter break. Five tips for staying focused over the…

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Mizzou Is in Her Blood: CASE and McNair Scholar Aminah Bradley-Pikes

MU Senior Aminah Bradley-Pikes’ college journey began at the University of Missouri in the Fall of 1999. Yes, you read that right, 1999. Aminah was already taking laps around the storied columns and hanging out in the student center, all…

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Director's Corner: Welcome Back Scholars, Let's Finish the Semester Strong!

Hello CASE Scholars, families and supporters: We hope you had a safe, rejuvenating and exciting Thanksgiving break with time for reflection, family, friends and food! As we continue into the conclusion of 2021 and the Fall 2021 semester, I wanted…

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CASE Celebrates Graduating Scholars in Intimate Fall 2021 Salute to Excellence

Graduating CASE Scholars and CASE staff smile for a group photo during the Fall 2021 Salute to Excellence inside Ellis Library Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2021. (Photo/Becca Newton) The Fall 2021 Salute to Excellence offered students and staff from the Center…

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Financial Literacy Friday: How to Decide Between On-Campus vs Off-Campus Living

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 5 of our Financial Literacy Friday campaign series: How to Decide Between On…

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Director's Corner: Taking Advantage of Thanksgiving Break

Hello CASE Scholars, families and supporters: We are almost at the end of the Fall 2021 semester and what a semester it has been! As we prepare for the Thanksgiving Break, I wanted to provide a few tips, whether you…

Danielle Hardy

An Artist in Many Forms: Brooks Scholar Danielle Hardy

Creativity runs through the Hardy family, and MU Junior Danielle Hardy is no exception. From an early age she danced in front of crowds of hundreds. As she grew up, Hardy discovered her latest passion: photography. Brooks Scholar Danielle Hardy…

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Director's Corner: Stay Focused

Hello CASE scholars, supporters and families: At this point in the semester, the routines are setting in (whether they are beneficial for success or not), however, it is important to remind ourselves of some vital strategies for staying focused and…