kayla burrell

Recent Graduate, Published Author

Like most college students, Kayla Burrell, a May 2017 graduate of Mizzou, spent a lot of time reading books for class. Unlike most college students, Burrell also wrote a book.

Sierra Clemetson

Adventures Abroad

Studying abroad is no easy task. That is why MU has programs and resources to ensure that students have the tools necessary to experience studying abroad.

Summer Transition Program

Smooth Transition

Each summer, a group of incoming freshman spend eight weeks at the University of Missouri adjusting to college life, while also earning college credit. Biological Sciences Professor Gerald Summers leads STP students through a biology lesson.


A Focus on Success

Being involved in an organization is time-consuming, but manageable and slightly predictable. Starting one from the ground up requires hard, dedicated work. Allie Starks and Matthew Rosebrough, juniors at Mizzou, know the feeling well.

Reema Awad-Suggs

Inspired Scholar

UM System President Michael Middleton, Reema Awad, MU Provost Garnett Stokes and Dr. Donald Suggs at the 2016 Salute to Education Scholarship and Awards Gala. The Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship offers MU freshman Reema Awad more than just…


Community Building

Before the start of his freshman year at Mizzou, Donovan Bradford got a taste of what college life was all about when he participated in the Summer Transition Program through Center for Academic Success and Excellence (CASE). The program informed…

Donell Young

Donell Young Named Director of Mizzou’s Center for Academic Success and Excellence

Donell Young, a member of the University of Missouri Department of Student Life staff since 2004, has been named the Director of MU’s Center for Academic Success and Excellence (CASE). He will begin his new role on July 13. “I am…