The Mizzou Black Men’s Initiative (MBMI) is a leadership development program provided by the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. We understand that leaving home can be challenging, therefore, the purpose of the program is to assist in the successful transition of Black freshmen males into the collegiate environment. There are three pillars that guide the operation of the program: Support, Development, and Involvement Students are supported through one on one meetings with professional staff members and peer mentors to allow time for goal setting, academic monitoring, and social support. Leadership skills are developed through the SSC 1150 course, participation in leadership activities, and community service opportunities. Lastly, students are encouraged to get involved through various campus lectures, exposure to campus resources, and our networking events with faculty/staff, and community leaders. The MBMI program was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Men’s Program for the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). The MBMI program was also awarded the 2015 Outstanding Program by the University of Missouri Division of Student Affairs.+ More details
KATE: I was kinda like a little on-edge coming in, but when I was talking to her over the summer she seemed pretty normal, so that was good! KATE: We met post ROAR. I kind of liked doing it completely random, I think it worked out really well for us. ABBY: When we first started texting, we talked about being excited for Mizzou, and then eventually, we were like, "Well, what's your view on staying out late? What are you like?" We just kinda seemed to be on the same page for most of the things, so it really worked out. KATE: We're in a 'Women in Business' FIG, so we have classes together and with other girls on the floor. ABBY: I think being in a FIG has given me the opportunity to meet some people that I wouldn't have otherwise. Especially because I'm in engineering and there's a whole dorm that's dedicated to that! It's enabled me to meet all these different girls that are really great! KATE: It's nice to like know a couple of people in your classes like the first week or two of school. So you're not going in blind in like those really big lectures with like 300 people! You already know a few people from your floor, so that's been nice. ABBY: The best way to prepare for having a roommate is to just know that you are living with someone else, and that you have to be respectful of them. So like, if you're watching TV and you notice it looks like your roommate is studying, like, plug your headphones in! Do something like that. KATE: You know if they're listening to music out loud, don't be passive aggressive. Just let them know! Say, "hey, could you throw your headphones in?" I guess it's just communication. Talk to them before you start a fight. Musical Attribution: "Easy Lemon" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...+ More details
As you know, Gateway Hall is under construction and opens this fall. But the fourth floor is ready for a sneak peek. For a list of the furnishings and more information, take a look at the room layouts on http://reslife.missouri.edu/residence-halls/gateway We’ll be doing a full tour of Gateway in late summer. Music: "Saturday (Instrumental Version)" by Josh Woodward (http://www.joshwoodward.com/)+ More details
Lathrop and Laws are traditional-style residence halls that house coed students on floors and features open, spacious lounges on every other floor. Learning Communities and FIGs help integrate the living and learning aspects of student life within the hall. Lathrop and Laws are located on the northwestern part of the campus near South, North and Center residence halls, Greek Town, Hearnes Center and Faurot Field. Campus Dining Services offers several options including Pavilion at Dobbs, which is an all-you-care-to-eat dining hall. Mizzou Market Southwest (along with the Center Hall Technology Lounge and classrooms) is a short walk away. Check out the links for more information on FIG/LC options, amenities, location and more on the Hall pages: Lathrop Hall: http://reslife.missouri.edu/residence-halls/lathrop Laws Hall: http://reslife.missouri.edu/residence-halls/laws Music Credit: 02-Upbeat choice by bacanalintruder is licensed under a Creative Commons License https://soundcloud.com/bacanalintruder/02-upbeat-choice+ More details
Located on the University of Missouri campus, North, Center and South halls offer dynamic Learning Communities and FIGs within a suite-style-living environment that emphasize academic success and opportunities for social interaction. The area's Technology Lounge, classrooms and Mizzou Market Southwest, a convenience store operated by Campus Dining Services (CDS), are located within Center Hall. They are close to Lathrop and Laws residence halls as well as Pavilion at Dobbs, the nearest all-you-care-to-eat dining location offered by CDS. Please NOTE: New residence halls will be under construction in the area directly adjacent to North, Center and South halls for the 2015-16 academic year. Students may experience construction noise and potential minor inconveniences during this time. Visit the Dobbs replacement project page for more information: http://reslife.missouri.edu/rlmp/projects/dobbs-replacement Visit the hall pages for more information: North: http://reslife.missouri.edu/residence-halls/north Center: http://reslife.missouri.edu/residence-halls/center South: http://reslife.missouri.edu/residence-halls/south Music Attribution: "Cipher" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/+ More details
The recently renovated Hatch and Schurz Residence Halls are located on the eastern part of the MU campus and share common space with Bingham Hall. They are comprised of coed floors in traditional-style rooms. Within Hatch and Schurz are many living-learning community options, including FIGs and Learning Communities, that enhance students' living and learning opportunities and provide an easy way to arrange and organize social events for the halls. Bingham contains a Campus Dining Services take-out facility called Baja grill that serves Southwest and Caribbean cuisine. Bingham also contains meeting and study rooms, a large classroom area ideal for study groups, and computer stations for use by residents of Hatch, Schurz and College Avenue complete with printers. For more information, visit the Hatch Hall page: http://reslife.missouri.edu/residence-halls/hatch and Schurz Hall page: http://reslife.missouri.edu/residence-halls/schurz Music: "Parfum" by Jahzzar (http://www.betterwithmusic.com)+ More details
Indexical work of automatic drawings critiquing the idealism and futility in the constant struggle to control the elements as shown in the record of atmospheric conditions in Prints and Drawings storage at the University of Missouri Museum of Art History and Archeology for calendar year 1991. http://theericsweet.com/+ More details
Johnston Hall, on the campus of the University of Missouri, was completely renovated and re-opened in fall 2014. Johnston is a single-gender (all female) hall and home to the EVA Success Thematic Learning Community. It is a popular hall due to its central location and a great sense of community. Located in the center of the bustling MU campus, Johnston has study lounges on each floor, a computer lab, a full kitchen and a take-out dining facility, Sabai, located in the building. The MU Student Center, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Student Recreation Center (MizzouRec) and many other classroom buildings are a short walk away. For more information, visit the hall page: https://reslife.missouri.edu/residence-halls/johnston Music by: "Saturday (Instrumental)" by Josh Woodward (http://www.joshwoodward.com/)+ More details
Defoe-Graham hall houses approximately 300 men and women in both traditional and suite-style housing (called "mixed" housing). As with all residence halls, Defoe-Graham has various Learning Communities and Freshman Interest Groups to enhance students' living and learning experience. Defoe-Graham is located in the center of campus, right next to Mizzou Rec and Stankowski Field. It is adjacent to the Medical School and Nursing School buildings, and a short walk from the Agriculture building. Students have multiple dining options offered by Campus Dining Services including Mizzou Market Hitt Street, Sabai (a take-out location featuring Asian cuisine), and Rollins DIning or Plaza 900 for an all-you-care-to-eat dining option. Check out the links for more information on FIG/LC options, amenities, location and more! http://reslife.missouri.edu/residence-halls/defoe-graham Music Attribution: "Thingamajig" by Jason Shaw+ More details
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