DECEMBER 13, 2017 View in browser

Mizzou community, supporters, and friends,

Finals week is underway, and this weekend brings our winter commencement ceremonies. To all those who are graduating, I wish you congratulations and best wishes for the future.

To those students who will return to our beautiful campus in January, I hope you have a great holiday season and a restful break. Relax and catch up with your hometown friends and family—and if you find yourself with time on your hands, take a look at our student success webpage. You’ll find a lot of information for you (and for your parents): ways to get involved on campus, internship opportunities, scholarships & financial aid, Open Educational Resources, and more.

Mizzou alumnus Dr. Danna Wren, director of Educational Technologies (ET@MO), helps faculty become better teachers.So many of our dedicated staff and faculty members work tirelessly for student success. One such champion is this week’s #MizzouMade Tiger: Danna Wren, director of Educational Technologies (ET@MO). When Dr. Wren came to MU for her doctorate in 2000, she wasn’t sure what to expect. “As a first-generation college student, I didn’t have many people to advise me on what it meant to be successful,” she says. “Mizzou provided great mentors, advisers and faculty members to ensure I had the tools I need to succeed.” Now, Dr. Wren trains future faculty members in good teaching techniques—helping ensure that the positive learning experiences she enjoyed will be replicated for today’s students.

What has your Mizzou experience been like? Share it here.

Until next week,

Alexander CartwrightAlexander Cartwright
Chancellor
University of Missouri
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