Public Affairs

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Ethical Leadership | Cultural Competence | Community Engagement

Public Affairs...using your skills to make a positive impact on the world around you.


Public Affairs programming is offered for MSU students, the campus community and the public to explore and open dialogue on how to lead ethically, contribute to community and respect multiple perspectives and cultures.

Public Affairs Signature Events


Join us Sept. 26-28, 2023 to explore the various facets and topics of Navigating the Now: Tradition, Innovation and Wisdom in a World of Change. 

International, national and local speakers share their perspectives on over 20 topics that affect our lives today. 

View the schedule, speaker profiles and plan your attendance at virutal or in-person events!  

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August 20, 2023 at Great Southern Bank Arena.

Evening view of Citizen Scholar statue backlit by Strong Hall.

Honor Missouri citizens who have bettered the lives of others.

Country flags on display in the Strong Hall atrium.

Learn diversity best practices from top professionals.



Upcoming events

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