Aerial view of snow covered Carrington Hall and the quad.

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Gift to name facility the Great Southern Bank Arena

Next time you watch the Bears or Lady Bears dribble down the home court (or attend a concert or special event), you’ll be in Missouri State University’s Great Southern Bank Arena. The naming, which was confirmed during a closed session of the Board of Governors yesterday, takes effect immediately.

The $5.5 million gift from Great Southern Bank will pay down a portion of the bonds associated with the arena.

Fall 2021 Advancements magazineBecause of generous donors like you, the Missouri State University Foundation has been able to invest in our campus in recent years, changing the face of the university. More improvements are on the way.

Discover in our Fall 2021 Advancements magazine the latest changes and what's still to come.​​​​​​​

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Special events

Public Affairs Reception

Join Marlee Matlin for a VIP experience presented by the Missouri State University Foundation. Attendees will enjoy cocktails, beverages and hors d'oeuvers in a relaxed atmosphere with friends and fans. Pose with Marlee for a memorable photo stay for a special message. Reception attendees will be provided reserved seating at the keynote speech.

Lunch with an MSU Genius

Hosted by the Missouri State University Foundation, the new Lunch with an MSU Genius showcases the many types of genius at Missouri State University: from faculty research and initiatives to award-winning programs developed by staff, to students winning national awards.




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