Homecoming at Missouri Baptist University is one of the most anticipated weeks of the school year. Oct. 4-9, 2021, was a week filled with returning events and new traditions. MBU photojournalists captured some of our favorite memories, from the Lip Sync Battle to thePerk .
Roy Kamau, Francesco Michelini and Daniel Borsi serve food through Fresh Ideas at the Homecoming Festival with smiles on their faces. Photo by Patrick Griffey
The Office of Career Development at MBU provides resources and opportunities to help students successfully transition from the college experience to an internship or career in their desired field in order to better serve the community.
An exterior view of the Alumni and Career Center, which houses the Office of Career Development, located inside the recently renovated Jung-Kellogg Learning Center. Photos by Emily Heflin
If you have ever called Missouri Baptist University, picked up a package or even passed through the lobby of the Administration Building you have likely caught a glimpse of the contagious joy of university receptionist, Laura Copeland.
Photo by Abby Kassebaum
Laura Copeland stands at her desk in the Administration Building where you can always find her with a smile on her face, greeting students and their parents and comforting newcomers.
An old saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun,” is actually true in that just a few short years ago I began my journey at Missouri Baptist University. And now that it’s over and I have begun the next phase of my life, I look back with fond memories, and a few final reflections.
Photo provided by Abby Kassebaum
Two people who I have worked for at Missouri Baptist University, Ashlee Johnson (left) and Bryce Chapman (right), and that’s me in the middle. These are two of the exceptional individuals I worked with during my time at MBU.
With a common goal of serving the community, MBU students stand together as they serve those in need with a smile through the nationally known organization Circle K International.
Photo by Abby Kassebaum
Members of Missouri Baptist University’s Circle K service organization volunteer at the Haven House this semester. Pictured, top row, left to right are: Joey Link, Kristi Francisco, Braden Pender, Katie Spradling and Emily Schnefke. Front row, left to right, are: Amy Schnefke, Sierra Pettey, Madison Click and Bailey Ruess.
Here are some interesting facts about MBU Timeline, the student newsmagazine of Missouri Baptist University, in St. Louis:
*Our mission statement is: MBU Timeline is the student news network of Missouri Baptist University, a private Christian university that embraces the essential core value of “social change through service and leadership.”
*The Bible verse that drives our mission is 2 Timothy 2:15 (Worldwide English Version): “Tell the true message in the right way.”
*The WordPress website has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 3,000 sessions and about 5,000 pageviews per month.
*Our stories and galleries get as few as 40 or 50 hits, or as many as 8,000 hits.
*We have readers in every state and more than 90 countries around the world. We have several readers in South America, the United Kingdom, India and Australia.
*Most of our readers are in Missouri, followed by Illinois, California and Texas.
*We do not accept advertising as we are a not-for-profit online newsmagazine.
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Reach out to us on Twitter at: @mbutimeline.