Missouri Baptist University offers the biggest on-campus coffeehouse in Missouri. In order to be such a popular spot to drink coffee and hang out, friendly barista boys are a necessity.
Photos by Haley Sandvoss
Senior Chance Ludy, business management major, and senior Mason Crabtree, health sciences major and double minor in communications studies and healthcare management, are two of four new barista boys at the Perk. Ludy and Crabtree share their experiences with making drinks and memories on the job.
Missouri Baptist University has added four young and talented personalities to the athletic training room in Stephanie Brewer, Austin Wagner, Alisha Frierdich and Drew Potter.
Photos by Trevor Chaney
Stephanie Brewer stands next to the entrance of the Missouri Baptist University athletic training room as athletes await her daily treatment. Athletic trainers like Brewer, Drew Potter, Alisha Frierdich and Austin Wagner keep the wheels of the MBU Athletics machine turning as they help team members in all sports stay healthy and stay in the game.
When diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in 2015, psychology professor Dr. Holly Brand had one thing on her mind: Her students. After working extra hours to record lectures in assuring her students’ success, Brand fought cancer for over a year, and she won.
Photo by Ben Randolph
Teaching her Advanced General Psychology class, Dr. Holly Brand explains the dos and don’ts of interviews. Brand underwent radiation every morning of the fall 2016 semester, followed by a full day of teaching at MBU. The incredible effort won her the respect of her students, and also the university’s Distinguished Faculty Member Award.