Just like the American flag gives its citizens a sense of loyalty and pride for their country, so is the hope for the Spartan Tartan, that when students and faculty see it around campus, they understand it is more than just a pattern, but rather it makes them feel like they belong to a community that is dedicated to education and centered around Christ.
The MBU flags bearing the university’s Spartan Tartan pattern wave in the background as Lowell Pitzer delivers a few words of appreciation during his retirement speech last fall at Spartan Field. The officially commissioned Spartan Tartan design adorns many items across campus, such as flags, banners and various promotional materials. Photo courtesy of Missouri Baptist University
Disney: Not just for wide-eyed children, but cherished by generations whose hearts have been touched for a lifetime. Within the Missouri Baptist University community there are several unique individuals who are passionate about Disney, displaying what it truly means to be a Disney Fanatic.
This picture of Epcot was taken during the 2019 Flower and Garden Festival, which is Disney’s annual festival, happening each year around summer time. Photo by Jessica Kunkel
In the seventh of our 8-part series, Stephanie Kontrim-Baumann, assistant professor of marketing and business, and Paula Nunning adjunct professor of nursing, reflect on Sept. 11, 2001, remembering the 20-year anniversary of the infamous day.
The North Tower and South Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City collapsed during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. This photo was captured by MBU’s Heather Goodin just two days before America was changed forever. Notice the date stamp in the bottom right corner as this photo was shot with film. Photo by Heather Goodin