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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 semester break: Utilize the “down time” between semesters to reflect, reset and rebound. Reflect on past…

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 before ever taking a breath in this world. This is because she was inside her…

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 to inquire about the act of reflection. Having “down time” to reflect on one’s life…

CASE Celebrates Graduating Scholars in Intimate Fall 2021 Salute to Excellence

The Fall 2021 Salute to Excellence offered students and staff from the Center for Academic Success & Excellence (CASE) a chance to see familiar…

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 Campus vs Off Campus Living. https://youtu.be/JLSoTbDrRf4

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 are staying in town or going to visit family and friends, to assist you in…

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 poses for a photo as she holds her camera outside of…

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 maintaining balance at this point in the semester. Therefore, I submit the following tips for…

Diving In: CASE Scholar Angelique Allen Pursues Her Ph.D.

MU Graduate Angelique Allen has always kept herself busy. After moving from Westfield, New Jersey to Kansas City during seventh grade, she participated in several clubs and sports. In high school, she was on the executive board for the Spanish National Honors Society . She also helped host a basketball tournament between the two high schools…

Financial Literacy Friday: How to Build Good Credit in College

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 3 of our Financial Literacy Friday campaign series: How to Build Good Credit in College.   https://youtu.be/5fqXjkq1izg