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Director’s Corner: HERFF III Funds and More!

I hope our scholars are progressing through all of the personal and academic challenges that MU has to offer, with grace.  As we approach Spring Break, this point has been described as the “dog days”of a semester because they are the most challenging and the longest time in the semester without a break. Therefore, I…

Going Places She Never Imagined: KC Scholar Edith Ramirez-Salazar

KC Scholar Edith Ramirez-Salzar is a senior at MU double majoring in political science and sociology with a minor in criminal justice. (Photo/Becca Newton) Within the past year, Edith Ramírez-Salazar, a KC Scholar and Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship recipient, has traveled to three different continents outside of North America and explored a plethora of countries. Last summer, Edith’s…

Brooks’ Legacy and CASE Support Continues to Positively Impact Student Success

George C. Brooks scholarship was established in 1988. (Photo/Rob Hill) The legacy of George C. Brooks started in 1958 when he graduated with a Masters in Education from the University of Missouri. During an era where racial segregation was still alive and well, Brooks took on the challenge of working for the university. Brooks spent…

Director’s Corner: Important Resources for Scholars

Hello CASE Scholars, friends and families, We are beginning the 7th week of the semester and there are a number of things going on that I wish to address. We are NOW squarely in the midst of the mid-semester timeframe. Most scholars have just completed their first round of exams for the semester and NOW…

CASE Marketing Intern DuVonté Beard Honors Kobe Bryant

To celebrate Black History Month our CASE Marketing interns are highlighting their most influential figures. In this video, intern DuVonté Beard honors Kobe Bryant. https://youtu.be/b_fNuYyqtMM Hello, my name is DuVonte’ Beard. I’m a CASE marketing intern and journalism major. The inspirational figure I chose for Black History Month is Kobe Bryant. Kobe was a five-time…

CASE Marketing Intern Kelly Lopez Honors Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland

To celebrate Black History Month our CASE Marketing interns are highlighting their most influential figures. In this video, intern Kelly Lopez Honors Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland. https://youtu.be/Ea44MsOBoVc Hello, my name is Kelly Lopez and I’m a senior and an intern for the CASE Marketing Team. I’m majoring in journalism with an emphasis in strategic communications.…

CASE Marketing Intern Christian McDonald Honors Activist Fred Hampton

To celebrate Black History Month our CASE Marketing interns are highlighting their most influential figures. In this video, intern Christian McDonald honors activist Fred Hampton who was known for being the chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party. https://youtu.be/jNoIRgedOp8 What’s good everyone, I’m Christian McDonald. I’m a junior here on the CASE…

CASE Marketing Intern Ryan Wilson Honors Writer and Activist, James Baldwin.

To celebrate Black History Month our CASE Marketing interns are highlighting their most influential figures. In this video, intern Ryan Wilson Honors Writer and Activist, James Baldwin. https://youtu.be/QyO0XB4S0S4 Hi guys! My name is Ryan Wilson. I am a journalism major with an emphasis in strategic communications and I am a marketing intern here for CASE.…

Roadmap to Study Abroad Part 1: Top 5 Misconceptions About Studying Abroad

The Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE) has teamed up with the MU Study Abroad Office for a campaign to help students better understand study abroad opportunities available to them. In this series we will educate students on how to find the right the program, resources for funding, how to apply for a passport,…

CASE Marketing Intern Lauren Purdy Honors Writer and Civil Rights Activist Audre Lorde

To celebrate Black History Month our CASE Marketing interns are highlighting their most influential figures. In this video, intern Lauren Purdy honors writer and civil rights activist Audre Lorde. https://youtu.be/evqwoU6lhHw Hi, I’m Lauren Purdy, and I’m a senior and intern for the CASE marketing team. I am majoring in journalism with an emphasis in strategic communication and…