Recruitment Events

Fall 2016 Events

  • New Student Festival 2016: Sunday, August 21, 3:00 - 4:30pm, PSU
    This event occurs immediately after the Freshman Convocation. Hundreds of freshmen come by the booths and talk to us about careers in education. (Volunteer: Ed Advisement, Peyton Davis)

  • Fall Showcase 2016: Saturday, Sept 24, 9:30 - 11:30am, PSU 314
    High school students and parents are invited from around Missouri and surrounding states to come for campus tours and opportunities to meet department representatives and faculty about our programs. Attendees are also invited to the afternoon football game (if available). Various Halls are open from 12:30 - 1:00pm for parents and students to view facilities. COE will have a table with information in the PSU 314. (Volunteers: Judy Pickering, Peyton Davis)
  • 2016 Majors Fair: Wednesday, September 28, 9:00 - 3:00pm, PSU Ballroom
    GEP101 instructors require students to attend this event. It is very busy with lots of questions and interest in education programs. (Volunteers: Ed Advisement, Peyton Davis)

  • 2016 Springfield College and Career Fair: Tuesday, October 4, 5:00 - 7:00pm, Oasis Convention Center
    This event will be open to all SPS students as well as surrounding Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas areas. Last year there were approximately 1500 students and parents in attendance. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase our programs as well as our newest services...i.e. "CLAW". (Volunteers: Judy Pickering, Peyton Davis)
  • 2016 Kansas City National College Fair (NACAC): Sunday, October 9, 1:00 - 4:00pm, KS City Convention Center.
    Students and families from around the Kansas City area will meet with college representatives and faculty about our programs. (Volunteers: Judy Pickering, Peyton Davis)
  • Homecoming 2016: Friday & Saturday October 14-15, The One Room School House & BearFest Village, respectively.
    The theme for homecoming this year is "Welcome Home". On Saturday, COE will be providing the food and student organizations will be manning tables with fun activities for kids. COE will provide a tent for your comfort. It's lots of fun and we'll need help w/ serving and greeting, so plan to come!. (Volunteers: Peyton Davis, Judy Pickering)
  • 2016 St. Louis National Fair (NACAC): Sunday, October 16, 12:00 - 4:00pm, SLU.
    Students and families from around the St. Louis area will meet with college representatives and faculty about our programs. (Volunteer: Judy Pickering)

Spring 2017 Events

  • 2017 Presidential Scholarship Interview Day: Saturday,  January 21, 9:00 - 4:00, PSU 4th floor 
    The Presidential Scholarship Interview Day is among the most important recruitment events we conduct each year and our matriculation rate for students (even those not offered the scholarship) is very high (67% or higher). Thirty Presidential Scholorships are offered to highly qualified students. To make this event successful, we are counting on help from faculty and staff within our COE. (Volunteers: Juli Panza and Peyton Davis)
  • 2017 Inclusive Excellence Leadership Scholarship Interview Day: Saturday,  February 11,  11:00 - 5:00, PSU
    MSU will host the Inclusive Excellence Leadership Scholarship Interview Day in Plaster Student Union. We will have a representative and booth from our area available for prospective students and parents to answer questions and obtain information about our different majors and opportunities on campus. It's important for MSU and all the Colleges to reach out to all students and we're excited to have this opportunity. (Volunteer: Peyton Davis)
  • 2017 University Ambassadors Retreat: Sunday,  February 12,  3:00 - 4:00, Welcome Center
    This event will provide University Ambassador students with information about College of Education programs as well as specific contacts for Secondary programs. (Volunteers: Juli Panza and Peyton Davis)
  • Spring Showcase 2017: Saturday, March 25th , 9:00 - 2:00, PSU 314
    High school students and parents are invited from around Missouri and surrounding states to come for campus tours and opportunities to meet department representatives and faculty about our programs. COE will have a table with information in the PSU. Online registration will be available through MSU website. (Volunteers: Juli Panza and Courtney Lawson)
  • 2016-17 Transfer VIP Days - Friday,  April 28th,  9:00 - 2:00, Welcome Center 
    Prospective appointments will be scheduled with majors of interest (Volunteers: College of Education)

Summer 2017 Events

  • 8th Annual Special Summer Visit Day 2016 - TBA
    High school students and parents are invited from around the area to visit MSU's campus and to meet department representatives and faculty about our program. Attendees will enjoy refreshments at PSU while visiting with campus representatives. (Volunteers: )