My name is Luke Barr and I am a junior mathematics major and computer science minor here at Missouri Southern. After I graduate I plan to attend graduate school in mathematics with the intent of becoming a statistician. Along with tutoring in the Student Success Center, I am also involved in Math club and the MSSU Honors Program. In my free time I like to play and watch sports, play music and hang out with cats.
Hi, my name is Ankit Basnet, and I am an international student from Nepal. I am a senior here at Southern and I tutor writing at the Student Success Center. I am a member of the Honors Program and Sigma Tau Delta. I have been in the US for quite a while now and like it very much, particularly my classes at Southern. I enjoy reading and writing a lot. When I am free, I take a nap, read more, or hang out with my neighbors.
My name is Bethany Burney. I am a senior Mathematics major. I am involved in Math club, Phi Eta Sigma, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Alpha Chi, and Omicron Delta Kappa. In my spare time I enjoy bowling, reading, and baking.
My name is Daisha Foster and I am a junior studying Criminal Justice Administration with a minor in Crime Scene Investigation. I am a tutor in the Student Success Center where I help students with math and writing, a resident assistant in our dorms, a course assistant for our University Experience classes, and a Southern Ambassador. I am in Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Chi both which are honors societies on campus. And I enjoy dancing Zumba in our campus recreation center with all my friends, and on the weekends I enjoy spending time with my family back in Arkansas. When I graduate I plan on joining the military to proudly serve our country.
My name is Kathryn Goins and I'm a junior here at Southern. I am majoring in Math and hope to go to Pharmacy School after I graduate. I tutor math and physics with the Student Success Center. I also play for the Missouri Southern softball team.
My name is Meredith Moritz. I am a second year student in the Respiratory Therapy program and I tutor all respiratory classes. I'm very excited to graduate from MSSU and start working as a respiratory therapist!! I really have a passion for helping people and really enjoy tutoring!
Hi, my name is Melody, and I'm a senior Psychology major with an emphasis in film studies. After graduation, I plan on continuing my education in graduate school with the final goal of a PhD. On campus, I'm a member of Psi Chi (the International Honor Society for Psychology), a tutor, and soon to be a course assistant for our University Experience classes this fall. Off campus, I'm a dedicated member of the Dream Theatre Troupe, a local group of actors that provide entertainment for various types of events in and around the city of Joplin throughout the year.
My name is Madison Pollock, and I am currently earning a BA in English. So far, I have mainly studied American literature and creative writing, though I am interested in composition and rhetoric as well. After graduation, I would like to continue studying English, preferably composition, so I can teach writing courses in the future. I am the secretary of Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, and I tutor writing at the Student Success Center. I enjoy singing, drawing, and laughing, and I dislike large crowds, heavy traffic, and wet socks. I would love to travel to India and other places, though I will probably do this when I am older.
Hello, my name is Molly Shumaker. I am a Senior Biochemistry Major and I tutor Chemistry. Outside of the Student Success Center I'm a Resident Assistant in the dorms and heavily involved in Student Senate. After graduating, I'd love to pursue a career in nutrition. Hopefully I will be able to come back to the area and work in local health care.
Hi, my name is Peter Thompson. I am a senior mathematics and English literature double major. If that were not confusing enough, I plan to join the Peace Corps after I graduate as a step toward joining the US Foreign Service. As well as being a math and writing tutor here at the Student Success Center, I am President of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society, a resident assistant in the dormitories, and a member of the Honors Program. In my free time, I like playing soccer, watching movies, and attempting to write poetry.