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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:

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 three KC Scholars during the Welcome to Mizzou Meet & Greet event at…

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 CASE team wanted to provide some keys for success as we return to in-person activities…

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 Neal never expected her life to turn out the way it has. She never expected…

Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Anna Schneider

Anna Schneider Freshman Hometown: Jefferson City, MO Why Mizzou? It has one of the best agricultural programs in the state. Hobbies: Gardening, photography and gaming. My dream job: Plant shop owner. Fun fact: I've got a mini-me.

Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Morgan Williams

Morgan Williams Freshman Hometown: Atlanta, GA Why Mizzou? The various organizations available for STEM majors. Hobbies: I enjoy reading. My dream job: I hope to become a bioengineer. Fun fact: I like to paint.

Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Johnathan Martinez

Johnathan Martinez Freshman Hometown: Raytown, MO Why Mizzou? Mizzou was affordable for me. Hobbies: Reading autobiographies and going downtown. My dream job: Working for the government. Fun fact: I got my associate of arts degree before my high school diploma. 

Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Carrington Peavy

Carrington Peavy Freshman Hometown: Cleveland, OH Why Mizzou? Mizzou has an amazing journalism program, and I can tell they use our tuition towards helping the students rather than protecting other assets. Hobbies: Playing video games, reading, writing and hanging out with friends. My dream job: Becoming a TV Daytime Anchor at WKYC in Cleveland. Fun fact: I was…

Summer Bridge Scholar Spotlight: Bethany Cates

Bethany Cates Freshman Hometown: Atlanta, GA Why Mizzou? Aside from the Journalism School, I chose Mizzou because I wanted a unique college experience, an experience that would make me go beyond my limits and challenge myself. Hobbies: I enjoy hanging out with friends and family, learning and experiencing new adventures and shopping. My dream job: One day I…

Senior Spotlight: Marissa Johnson

The American health care system can be a controversial and complex topic. For MU graduating senior Marissa Johnson, it’s the complexities of the system that caught her attention. According to the National Academy of…