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A monthly publication from the Missouri State Alumni Association July 2014
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Missouri State University Foundation finishes year with second-highest total in history

Many thanks to the 21,141 donors who helped the Missouri State University Foundation raise $18,377,965 over the last fiscal year. The gifts will help to fund programs, scholarships, equipment and other needs across campus.

"We honor our alumni and friends who made gifts this past fiscal year," said Brent Dunn, executive director of the Missouri State University Foundation. "They are the stars that invested in our school and are making positive impacts on our students, faculty, staff and our physical campus." Read more.

 
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The Standard, Ozarks News Journal recognized for excellence

The Standard, Missouri State University's student-run newspaper, and the Ozarks News Journal, a student-produced television news show, were honored with regional and national awards from College Newspaper Business and Advertising Managers Inc., the Society of Professional Journalists Region 7 and the Missouri Broadcast Educators Association.

See the full list of awards and honors these student-run news outlets received.

2013 Homecoming dinner

Six distinguished Bears to be honored during Homecoming 2014

Each year, the Missouri State University Alumni Association proudly selects and honors alumni and former faculty/staff for their exceptional achievements.

On Oct. 17 at the annual Homecoming dinner and awards reception, the Alumni Association with recognize six distinguished Bears for their professional work and service to their communities.

Read about this year's award recipients and register to attend the dinner.

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Guests bid at auction

Bids for Bears

Missouri State's largest annual athletics fundraiser, the Auction Benefiting Athletics, is just around the corner! Make plans to be at the Springfield Expo Center Friday, Aug. 15 to bid on hundreds of different items, including MSU memorabilia and unique fan experiences.

Tickets to the event, which are just $30 and include all-you-can eat food and drinks, can be purchased by calling 417-836-4143. Learn more.

Kyle Moats

Director of athletics writes summer letter to fans

Dear Bears Fans-

It's been a very busy and productive spring and summer thus far. I once again want to recognize and acknowledge the work of Missouri State's students in the passage of the B.E.A.R. Fee last fall. Thanks to their work, we are in the midst of a transformation on campus. If you haven't been by campus recently, I recommend you wear a hard hat when you visit. Our recreation and athletic fields are making great progress, and by the fall the campus will be gleaming with pride over these new facilities. I encourage you to drive by if you're traveling through Springfield to see all the progress. If you can't make it to campus, there are live construction cameras and photo galleries available online. Read more.

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