Andrea Mostyn

Co-host of "Missouri State Journal"

Andrea Mostyn, APR, is assistant director of university communications at Missouri State University.  She has worked as a public relations professional in the higher education and nonprofit sectors for more than 15 years. Specialties include public relations consulting, writing/editing, social media, website, special events, media relations, employee communications, public affairs, marketing, community relations, crisis management, management/administration, measurement/evaluation, radio, research and technology.

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Local History
8:00 am
Tue April 14, 2015

History of The Woodlands Explored in New Book

Credit Kevin White, MSU Photographic Services

Just southeast of Ritter Springs Park sit 161 acres of old timber land with ruins of a 1930s era transient camp. In 2013, Betty Jeanne Turoff, a descendant of one of the original owners of the land, donated the property to the Missouri State University Foundation on condition that it not be developed and that it be used as an outdoor nature laboratory under the management of the Darr School of Agriculture.

Dr. Anson Elliott, director of the Darr School, said he'll abide by Turoff's request, which included renaming the property The Woodlands.

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Missouri State Journal
8:40 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Public Affairs Conference Focuses on Being an Ethical Citizen

Kurt Heinlein

Missouri State University will host the annual Public Affairs Conference April 14-17. Themed “The Ethical Citizen: Can You Make a Difference?” the conference will bring a variety of speakers with global perspectives to Springfield.

This conference will explore what it means to be an ethical citizen.

All events are free and open to the public.

Featured events during the conference include:

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Missouri State Journal
8:36 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Economics Club Releases First MSU Student Pricing Index

Pictured, from left are Dr. Patrick Scott, Kohl Juranas, Connor Klein and Renee Sanders.

The Economics Club of Missouri State University recently released its first annual summary of the newly created Student Pricing Index for Missouri State students. The purpose of this project is to estimate the change in prices for a group of goods that a typical MSU student would buy, much like headline CPI does for a typical consumer nationally.

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Missouri State Journal
4:58 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

Start-up @ The eFactory Class Encourages Student Entrepreneurship

Start-up @ The eFactory
Credit Springfield Public Schools

Missouri State University and Springfield Public Schools partnered together to present a new blended class for high school juniors called Start-up @ The eFactory.

Over the course of the semester, students will use a variety of design approaches to create an innovative, new product or service concept for the Springfield area with possible application on a larger scale.

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Missouri State Journal
3:50 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Influential Women Come Together to Inspire Community

2014 Women's Leadership Conference.

The second annual Missouri State University women’s leadership conference, “A Force of Nature Women,” will take place March 23-24 in Plaster Student Union and will include influential women in the arenas of business, health, sports and education. This year’s conference will encourage and educate the community on the achievements of women from around the world.

Keynote speaker: Cynthia Cooper

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