Arts and Letters Magazine

We're ready to rise, and it's time to shine.

The 2018 issue of Arts & Letters Magazine includes features about the English department and the department of modern and classical languages' International Culture Fair.

You'll also enjoy stories about the recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award, two Broadway stars, two people who keep campus entertained and the connection between communication and culture.

21st Century English

As English Department Head Dr. W.D. Blackmon says, "We're not what you’d expect. We have everything you expect, and then we have four times more."

A Day in the Life

At the department of modern and classical languages' International Culture Fair, children get to experience life around the world.


Alumni and faculty stories 

Digital Pioneer

Dan Shelley, executive director of the Radio Television Digital News Association, was recognized with Missouri State's Outstanding Alumni Award.

Love and Magic

Known for his Broadway appearances in "Hamilton" and "In the Heights," alumnus Antuan Raimone makes magic on stage and soldiers for love in real life.

A Bell Went Off

Joe Dias heard his destiny in the music of the Jane A. Meyer Carillon.

The Way Home

Kevin Agee followed "a big flashing sign in the road telling me 'go this way.'"

Student Stories

Our students learn by doing. Check out some of the ways they're applying skills in art, languages, film and leadership.