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A monthly publication from the Missouri State Alumni Association December 2013
Betty and Bobby Allison Stadiums

MSU Foundation announces more than $8 million in gifts

The Missouri State University Foundation announced more than $8 million in gifts and commitments at a news conference Dec. 18. The gifts will impact the entire campus community, from student life and recruitment to academic programs and athletics.

A significant gift from Bobby Allison will support the recreational facilities improvements currently underway. In recognition, the facilities will be named for Bobby Allison and his late mother, Betty. Learn more.

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Video: Introduction of Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.)

Public Affairs Convocation to feature General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.)

General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), who has held senior military and diplomatic positions across four presidential administrations, is the keynote speaker for Missouri State University's Spring Public Affairs Convocation. The convocation will be held at 8 p.m. on March 20 in JQH Arena. The lecture is free and open to the public, but tickets are required to attend. Learn more.

Citizen Scholar award recipients

Six students recognized for commitment to public affairs

In recognition of their dedication to the public affairs mission of the university through course work, activities and service-learning opportunities, six students were selected by the Missouri State University Board of Governors as the 2013 Citizen Scholars.

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Bears face Louisville

Lady Bears defense stifles Missouri for 67-53 win

Missouri State (3-6) held one of nation's top statistical offenses in check Thursday, turning 26 Missouri (10-2) turnovers into 32 points while swiping a season-high 17 steals from the Tigers and limiting the nation's third-ranked 3-point shooting team to just 6-for-19 from beyond the arc in a 67-53 win at JQH Arena.

Bears face Louisville

Bears fall to No. 4/6 Louisville, 90-60

Missouri State (8-2) ran into a buzz saw on Dec. 17, falling 90-60 to defending national champion Louisville (10-1) before 21,335 at the KFC Yum! Center.

The game attendance was the most ever to see a Bears' game, topping the 20,172 that witnessed MSU's upset of Tennessee in the 1999 NCAA Tournament in Charlotte.

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