Emily Yeap

Host, Missouri State Journal

A native of Malaysia, Emily moved to Springfield in 2010 and started working at Missouri State University in 2014. She’s currently the public relations specialist in the office of university communications. She has a BA in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo and a Master of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

With spring comes gardening and if you’re looking to buy seeds or plants to grow, put Missouri State University’s upcoming Plant Sale from May 4-6, 2017, on your calendar. 

Held each spring for more than 15 years, Dr. Clydette Alsup-Egbers, associate professor of environmental plant science from MSU’s Darr College of Agriculture, leads the event with help from her students.

The overall stress level in America peaked for the first time in a decade, according to a recent study from the American Psychological Association.

What do you love about Springfield and Greene County? What are some things you’d like to see changed?

A group of Missouri State University communication students is seeking for online feedback from community members as it gathers data for the 2017 Springfield-Greene County Community Focus Report. Published every two years, this report identifies our community’s strengths and weaknesses. 

Diversity and inclusion are popular buzzwords in many organizations today. But what do they really mean? And how do we go beyond paying lip service to the idea?

These questions and more will be addressed at Missouri State University’s Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference, scheduled for April 19-21 this year. The theme of the conference is “Practice What You Preach in Diversity and Inclusion.” 

Teaching students how to write is a challenging task. That’s why the Center for Writing in College, Career and Community (CWCCC) at Missouri State University developed the Writing and Thinking Conference to empower teachers to improve student writing.

Held twice a year, the spring 2017 conference is scheduled for March 3. CWCCC director Dr. Keri Franklin sheds more light on the conference and what participants can expect.

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