Move-In Day 2015 Photo Gallery

The incoming freshmen class moved in to Pierce, Killingsworth and McCullough-Trigg residence halls during Move-In day on August 18, 2015, the first on many Mustangs Roundup Week events. Check back soon for full story. … [Read more...]

Consultant looks to improve student retention

Consultant looks to improve student retention from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Nine years ago, university administrators created a plan to boost first-year retention rates, and last Monday administrators brought John Gardner, president of the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in … [Read more...]

Local, foreign students face similar challenges in first week of school

For college freshmen, the beginning of each new school year marks a period of adjustment. The transition from high school and living with mom and dad to the higher expectations of higher education can be a rigorous experience for students of any background. "Lots of students coming in to college … [Read more...]

10 tips to get the most out of the semester

  At the beginning of a new semester students tend to make grand plans for themselves and then quickly drop them after a week or two, tops. It's easy to let our goals slip by, especially if we're new to the university or college in general. They say experience is the best teacher, so … [Read more...]

Major housing changes include new dorm, cafeteria

The Board of Regents approved the construction of a new dorm to be completed by August 2016 to facilitate growing freshman class. In addition, an increase in housing will require an expansion of the dining hall. Director of Housing and Dining Services Michael Mills said 93 freshmen had to live in … [Read more...]