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.
The YMCA is known for affordable exercise opportunities, a 1970s hit song and after-school care for kids in school. But, beyond those aspects are people who are working toward changing lives through vibrant programs that enrich communities.
Two MBU graduates created a way to meet a need and give back to current MBU students by developing REFINE, a career building and skills course.
Photo by Sarah Gibbs
This 2017 REFINE class photo was taken prior to the class’ final mock interview and networking event. Pictured left to right are Ashleigh Poteete, Cheyenne Anderson, Haley Birkner, Madi Cawfield, Abby Kassebaum and Ben Carril.
Missouri Baptist University hosted its first-ever outdoor play, “The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” in the Quad, directed by Kasey Cox. The play offered a living room concert atmosphere as students came and went as they pleased, as others sat Indian style up close, enjoying the action.
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.