University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin says while college may not be for everyone, some education beyond high school has its rewards.
Loftin was visiting Springfield this week as part of MU’s Show-Me-Value Tour, in which he spoke with local high school students, business leaders and education experts on the value of higher education.
Ozarks Technical Community College is in the market for some part-time instructors for its five campuses. KSMU's Michele Skalicky tells us who the college is looking for.
OTC will hold an Adjunct Faculty Career Fair on the Springfield campus this month.
Lance Renner, OTC’s dean of general education and business, said they don’t have an exact number they’re looking to hire. The event, he says, is a chance for the community college to find qualified candidates in the areas in which there’s the greatest need.
Burkina Faso is one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world, with literacy rates at 28.7 percent. To help boost these rates and make education more accessible, a Springfield nonprofit organization called For Burkina recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund a three-classroom primary school, which when completed will serve more than 130 children. KSMU’s Julie Greene has more.
From Chicago to Santa Monica, historic Route 66 stretched across the country becoming synonymous with an idyllic 1950s world full of neon signs and Chevrolet Corvette convertibles. Missouri State University (which is conveniently located in the birthplace of Route 66) now serves as one of the repositories for Route 66 archives in order to make it more accessible to researchers and scholars. David Richards, associate professor of library science, and Thomas Peters, dean of the libraries at MSU, recently were awarded several grants to study this highway in a new light.