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Director’s Corner: Mid-Semester Progress Check and Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship Information

CASE Scholars, families and supporters, I hope your semester is shaping up to be educational, fun and exciting. At this point in the semester, I want to highlight a number of resources for your personal and academic success: Soon (February 28th), you will receive a link to your Mid-Semester Progress Check. We ask that you…

A Daughter’s Love for Her Mother Sparks Passion for Neuroscience: CASE, McNair Scholar Jamica Jacobs

MU Senior CASE and McNair Scholar Jamica Jacobs smiles for a photo on MU's campus,Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. (Photo/Braiden Wade) Jamica Jacobs was filled with emotion knowing that her mother, Gloria Robinson, sat among the sea of people watching Osceola High School’s graduation in Arkansas. Jamica didn’t know all she would accomplish in the following…

CASE Marketing Intern Becca Newton Honors Author, Educator and Political Activist Angela Davis

To celebrate Black History Month our CASE Marketing interns will highlight their most influential figures. In this video, Becca Newton Honors Author, Educator and Political Activist Angela Davis https://youtu.be/E7-ntR6PUd8 Hi! I'm Becca Newton and I'm a senior here at Mizzou and a member of the CASE marketing team. One of the many influential figures in…

CASE Marketing Intern Braiden Wade Honors Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

To celebrate Black History Month our CASE Marketing interns are highlighting their most influential figures. On this day, Braiden Wade honors American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. https://youtu.be/zBd9VbiORGc Hey, I am Braiden Wade, a multimedia specialist for the CASE marketing team. One of my biggest influences in Black history is Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat was an American artist…

CASE Intern Janae Taylor Honors NBA Player and Philanthropist LeBron James

To celebrate Black History Month our CASE Marketing interns are highlighting their most influential figures. Today, intern Janae Taylor Honors NBA Player and Philanthropist LeBron James and discusses how James has impacted her life. https://youtu.be/xX1zdLXmuUo Hey, I’m Janae Taylor, a junior at MU interning with CASE. I’m majoring in journalism with a minor in business. One…

CASE Intern Gehazi Whitehurst Honors Dr. Joseph White for Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month our CASE Marketing interns are highlighting their most influential figures. First up, junior j-school student and CASE intern Gehazi Whitehurt honors the late psychologist, Dr. Joseph White, aka the “godfather of Black psychology”. https://youtu.be/BmR7q0vJlbA Hi, I'm Gehazi Whitehurst, and I'm a junior here on CASE marketing team majoring in journalism…

Director’s Corner: Happy Black History Month!

Hello CASE Scholars, supporters and family members, As we begin the month of February, it marks what is commonly known as Black History Month - although I believe every month is Black History Month! I wanted to bring you greetings and to recognize this time where we annually celebrate and commemorate the struggles, stories, accomplishments…

Producing From the Nation’s Capital: CASE Marketing Intern Keara Shannon Earns Scholarship and Internship at Major Network

From Columbia, Mo. to Washington D.C., one of the Center for Academic Success & Excellence’s (CASE) marketing interns Keara Shannon is spending her spring semester working for ABC News. As the first…

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 perfect family looks like. Yet, this family structure does not apply to everyone. In fact,…

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 we begin a new year and new academic semester, I want to focus this semester…