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In Wonder

An MBU Professor finds and shares Christ through the field of plant science Shayani Pieris knows plants. Surrounded by exotic plants from Egypt, Israel and Jordan, the MBU plant science professor can name them all—and note their biblical significance. The … Learn More

XYZ: The Three Generations of MBU

The incoming freshman class of 2019 marks a new era in higher education—a generation that can’t recall the turn of the millennium. This undeniably digital-native generation, dubbed Generation Z, joins those belonging to Generations X and Y, rounding out a … Learn More

Even with Record-Breaking Growth, MBU Residential Life Remains Family

This year, nearly 400—a record-breaking number—MBU students call MBU’s West St. Louis County campus home. In the past five years alone, the University’s residential life options have expanded to include two phases of a residential life complex—Spartan Village. Cozy and … Learn More

MBU Creates Global Impact Through Missions, Teaching Opportunities

With study abroad programs, mission trips and teaching opportunities, Missouri Baptist University continues to make an impact throughout the world. Just weeks after leading a MBU travel study trip in London and Paris, English instructor Kelly Leavitt departed the United States last week to teach … Learn More

1964–1980: Generation X

Paul Ngwenya | Healthcare Management Here’s to Generation X: The Latchkey kids grown-up and now fiercely independent. A generation with grit, tenacity and passion for success, but often overlooked. The white picket fences of their parents faded away, but they … Learn More

1981–1995: Generation Y

Generation Y has been the face of magazine covers, a topic in more than 2,000 New York Times articles and the focus of countless discussions. Generation Y is the crux of a new era. Also called millennials, this generation was … Learn More

1996–Current: Generation Z

Benton is a small town. The old mining hub in southern Illinoisis easy to miss, but Benton-native and incoming Missouri Baptist University freshman Anna Hughes is surely not. With stylish short hair and a cropped black leather jacket paired with … Learn More

MBU named sixth in Post-Dispatch’s “Top Places to Work”

Missouri Baptist University ranked top university workplace in STL for third year in a row and sixth of large organizations. For the third time in as many years, Missouri Baptist University has been named as a Top Workplace in the St. … Learn More

MBU Students Drafted to MLB

This week, Missouri Baptist University students Marcus Crescentini, Jeff Smith and Orlando Olivera were drafted to Major League Baseball teams in the 2015 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. Crescentini, the 6’4″ right-handed pitcher from Wesley Chapel, Fla., was … Learn More

MBU Professor to Present at Regional PRSA Conference

MBU’s Amanda Staggenborg will present on social media ethics to the Midwest Public Relations Society of America Conference on June 11. In her presentation, “What We Should Do vs. What We Could Do: Public Relations Ethics in Social Media”, Staggenborg … Learn More

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