A mix of old traditions and new events are being prepared this week for students and alumni to enjoy.
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The MBU dance team and cheerleaders perform for students and faculty at the 2017 Homecoming Chapel in the SRC. Homecoming 2018 kicks off tonight with Spartan Madness at 8 p.m. in the Lacey Gym.
With paper-and-binder books taking up shelves and collecting dust, it’s time for them to go — these days students learn in more collaborative ways and through systems involving modern technology. Are books gone forever? No, they’re just online.
Photo by Madelyn Shotton
These paperback books are slowly exiting the library. More than 30,000 volumes are being removed. Today, the library faculty and staff members work each day cycling through each book to determine what to keep and what to say goodbye to.
MBU’s Inaugural Day of Service on Tuesday, Oct. 16, will give students the opportunity to serve with MBU student Lindsey Peters and her charity, Sharing Smiles, to make stuffed bears to brighten the days of children in hospitals.
Photos courtesy of Sharing Smiles
Community members stand with Lindsey Peters (center) at a Sharing Smiles community day at St. Dominic High School in O’Fallon, Missouri, showing off the colorful bears they just created.
The small size of Missouri Baptist University allows for special events for prospective students. The university staff wants every prospective student to feel at home when they visit MBU. This day allows students to talk with professors, tour campus and residential halls, and see what MBU has to offer.
Photos by Madelyn Shotton
Chance Ludy and Bradley Clark (right) talk with a prospective student and her mom about Student Activities and the Student Government Association at the organizational fair Saturday morning.
It is the wealthiest county per capita in the entire state of Missouri, yet St. Charles is far from insulated from the poverty and struggles faced by any other county or city in the region, and that’s where We Love St. Charles steps in to help.
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Hundreds of Jefferson Intermediate students take a break from class to participate in games, bounce houses and activities. We Love St. Charles hosted their annual event at the school.