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Proud Missouri State Grad
A monthly publication from the Missouri State Alumni Association January 2015
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Read about alumni who play basketball in France, manage beer yeast and more in Missouri State magazine

There are some career titles that don't just pop up every day on job search websites. These are singular, impressive, atypical, fun or funky careers - and the seven unique job titles profiled in the spring issues of Missouri State magazine just happen to be held by Bears. Read more.

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Help students practice networking and interview skills

The Missouri State Alumni Association and Career Center will be sponsoring their annual Speed Networking event Thursday, Feb. 12.

The event will help students hone their networking skills in a "speed dating" setting. During a series of short, one-on-one meetings, students will have the chance to interact and connect with alumni mentors who will share networking tips and offer career advice.

Alumni interested in serving as mentors for this event are encouraged to contact the Alumni Association by email or at (417) 836-5654.

Pride Band

March back to campus for a Pride Band reunion

Attention all Pride Marching Band and Color Guard alumni! Circle up and reconnect with fellow bandsmen at a distinctive reunion being planned for this fall. Remember the practice times? Football games? Traveling with the Pride? Pride Band members enjoy a unique camaraderie, and you won't want to miss this reunion.

Make plans to return to the scene of it all and relive some of your best MSU days while enjoying today's edition of the Pride, up-close and personal. The exact date and details will be announced soon.

To ensure that you receive your reunion invitation, please update your contact information. Be sure to indicate that you were part of the Pride Brand in the organizations and activities portion of the online form. Share this news with fellow Pride alumni who may not have received this notice, and plan to attend together! Learn more.

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Steckel completes MSU staff with four new hires

Bears head football coach Dave Steckel did not have to look far to complete his coaching roster, tabbing four current or former University of Missouri graduate assistants for full-time roles. Steckel announced the hiring of Peter Badovinac (linebackers), Mack Brown (tight ends/special teams), John Egorugwu (wide receivers) and Munir Prince (running backs) as assistant coaches.

The four new coaches put the finishing touches on Steckel's staff, following the announcement of the hiring of offensive coordinator Mario Verduzco (quarterbacks), defensive coordinator Marcus Yokeley (cornerbacks), assistant coaches Kenji Jackson (safeties) and Chris Morton (defensive line), as well as the retention of Sean Coughlin (offensive line). Read more.

Hammons Field

Head baseball coach Keith Guttin inducted into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

Missouri State head baseball coach Keith Guttin was enshrined into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Jan. 25 as part of its 2015 induction class at University Plaza and Convention Center.

Guttin, one of 15 individuals honored with enshrinement by the Hall, became the third honoree with ties to the Bears baseball program. He joins his predecessor, Bill Rowe, who was inducted in 2004, as well as former MSU and Major League pitcher Scott Bailes, who entered the shrine two years ago. Read more.

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Missouri State University
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Phone: 417-836-5654
Email: alumni@missouristate.edu
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