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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…

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Financial Literacy Friday: How to Budget With a Part-Time Job in College

Mizzou’s Center for Academic Success & Excellence has collaborated with The Office for Financial Success to provide finance tips to college students. This is part 1 of our Financial Literacy Friday campaign series: How to Budget With a Part-Time…

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Director's Corner: Happy Hispanic Heritage Month

Greetings Tigers, supporters and Mizzou family: During this edition of the Director’s Corner, I wanted to accomplish two goals: First, draw attention to Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) and secondly, since many of you are in the midst of your first…

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Math@CASE: Free Tutoring Available

Need help with Math? Sign up for Math@CASE, free tutoring sessions for our scholars. Here is the Fall 2021 schedule:…

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Together Again: KC Scholars and Stakeholders Gather for Welcome to Mizzou Meet & Greet

For the first time since 2019, KC Scholars, staff from the Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE) and MU administrators gathered in-person for the Welcome to Mizzou Meet & Greet. UM System President Dr. Mun Choi speaks with…

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Director's Corner: Welcome Back Scholars!

CASE Scholars and MU Community Leaders, Congratulations to our Tiger Football team as they won their first game of the season! A Big MO sized welcome to our new and returning scholars! As we attempt to return to “normal”, the…

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Poetic Justice: How “Poetry Saved” Marjai Neal

“To me, poetry means home. What I mean by that is poetry has changed me as a person. Not just my artistry and my writing, but it’s just changed me, my mindset … it saved my life.” MU Junior Marjai…