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A monthly publication from the Missouri State Alumni Association August 2014
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Five athletics facilities to be formally dedicated this fall

The landscape of the Missouri State University campus has changed dramatically since the spring semester. This summer, construction crews completed work on new venues for soccer, track and field; field hockey and lacrosse; and sand volleyball. In addition, substantial renovations were made to the Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Academic Achievement Center, and a remodel of the football stadium is underway.

A series of formal dedications, ribbon cuttings and open houses for these facilities are scheduled for Aug. 24 - Sept. 11. Read more.

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Another record-breaking semester at Missouri State

With an opening day enrollment of 19,816 students on the Springfield campus, Missouri State University is poised to set another enrollment record.

"It's always exciting when students are back on campus," said President Clif Smart. "There are so many new things happening all around campus this fall. And we're pleased to be headed toward another record enrollment, which speaks to the quality of the programs and experiences we provide for students." Read more.

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Get ready to "Let the Good Times Roar" at Homecoming 2014

We invite you to join Missouri State University students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends in letting the good times roar at Homecoming October 17-18.

If you will be traveling to Springfield, be sure to visit our website for details on special pricing the Alumni Association has arranged at select Springfield hotels.

This not-to-miss weekend will include a number of events such as:

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Women's soccer team earns victory in stadium opener

The Missouri State women's soccer team put on quite a show with a 2-0 victory over visiting Creighton in the first-ever event held at the new Betty and Bobby Allison South Stadium.

MSU and former MVC foe Creighton agreed to play three 30 periods. Learn more.

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MSU's Linda Dollar elected to MVC Hall of Fame

Former Missouri State volleyball coach and administrator Linda Dollar is among six selected for Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame Induction, the league office announced Aug. 8.

The second volleyball coach to be inducted, Dollar will be enshrined on March 6, 2015, during the MVC Men's Basketball Championship weekend.

An on-campus presentation honoring Dollar and her numerous achievements will take place Sept. 5 at the Volleyball Bears' match against Western Kentucky University. Read more.

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