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A monthly publication from the Missouri State Alumni Association April 2015
Busch Stadium

Alumni events coming to Busch and Kauffman Stadiums

Two upcoming alumni events will unite Bears fans and baseball fans at the ballpark. This summer, the Alumni Association will host Alumni Day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 13, and Alumni Day at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on June 21.

Tickets to each event will include:

  • A voucher for ballpark food
  • A commemorative item
  • A ticket to the game

For complete event details and registration information, visit the alumni website.

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Carver, Greitens, Bernstein

Carver, Greitens, Bernstein inducted into Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame

The annual Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame honors individuals from Missouri who exemplify support of public affairs and engaged citizenship.

The second class of honorees in the Hall of Fame - George Washington Carver, Eric Greitens and Simone Bernstein - was inducted on April 17.

View photos, videos and social media coverage of this year's induction ceremony and banquet.

Agriculture lab

Darr School of Agriculture reunion at Homecoming

Attention all William H. Darr School of Agriculture alumni! Reconnect with fellow Bears at a special reunion on Oct. 17.

Return to Missouri State during Homecoming to:

  • Enjoy dinner, an auction and music
  • Hear the latest AG news
  • Visit with University faculty
  • Reconnect with fellow graduates

Details will be announced soon. To ensure that you receive your reunion invitation, please update your contact information.

Please share this news with fellow alumni who may not have received this notice, and plan to attend together.

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Holly Hesse

Holly Hesse earns 700th career win when Bears sweep Redbirds

Missouri State head coach Holly Hesse picked up career wins No. 699 and 700 when the Missouri State softball team shut out the Redbirds in both halves of a doubleheader at Illinois State.

The Bears piled up the runs in an 11-0 five-inning game one victory and got a late home run to cushion the lead for a 4-0 win in game two. It was the first time the Bears shut out Illinois State in both ends of a doubleheader since 1993. The 11-run output was the highest against Illinois State in 104 all-time meetings.

The wins also clinched a spot in this year's MVC Tournament for Missouri State. Read more.

Baseball

Bears edge past Mizzou with ninth-inning rally

Missouri State overcame a four-run deficit to claim the first-ever meeting of ranked clubs in its series with Missouri April 22 at Taylor Stadium, scoring the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth inning to nip the Tigers, 9-8.

The Bears battled back from deficits on three separate occasions before tallying the game-winner on Tate Matheny's liner up the middle that scored Dylan Becker from second base. Read more.

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