stephens college http://kbia.org en Stephens College receives largest donation in its history http://kbia.org/post/stephens-college-receives-largest-donation-its-history <p></p><p>Stephens College announced a $15 million donation today by an anonymous donor, historically making it the largest gift the school has ever received. The donor has agreed that the college may use it to support its mission and invest in its future as it deems fit.</p><p>President Dianne Lynch said Stephens will invest the resources in strategic, creative ways that will help build on the college’s national prominence in both traditional academic programs and new areas of high marketplace demand.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:50:06 +0000 Melody D. Meyers & Sara Pang 48674 at http://kbia.org Stephens College receives largest donation in its history Stephens College to partner with children's theatre program http://kbia.org/post/stephens-college-partner-childrens-theatre-program <p>Stephens College announced Thursday it will be teaming with&nbsp;Theatre Reaching Young People and Schools (TRYPS), mid-Missouri’s acclaimed children’s theatre program.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 21:57:59 +0000 Jason Hoffman 47768 at http://kbia.org Stephens College to partner with children's theatre program Stephens soccer program celebrates historic goal - its first http://kbia.org/post/stephens-soccer-program-celebrates-historic-goal-its-first <p>Last Friday, the Stephens Stars soccer team returned to its home field at Cosmo Park after its first away game of the season in Jacksonville, Ill. – a lopsided 9-1 defeat at the hands of MacMurray College, dropping Stephens to 0-3 on the season and 0-13 in the program’s history.</p><p>But it did return with something it didn’t have before: the program's first goal, ever.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:14:24 +0000 Danny Jones 40777 at http://kbia.org Stephens soccer program celebrates historic goal - its first Summer vacation ends soon for students http://kbia.org/post/summer-vacation-ends-soon-students <p>The dog days of summer are over for many students in the area, and will be ending quickly for many more. The fall semesters at the University of Missouri, Stephens College and Columbia College all begin on Monday.</p><p>All students in Columbia Public Schools go back tomorrow, except for kindergarteners, who get a few more days of summer and start school this Thursday.</p><p>Thursday also marks the start date for Jefferson City Public Schools.</p><p>Moberly students return to school this Wednesday.</p><p>Students in Fulton and Kirksville started last week.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:40:34 +0000 Casey Morell 39047 at http://kbia.org Summer vacation ends soon for students Ellis Library, Stephens College arsonist to defend himself at sentencing http://kbia.org/post/ellis-library-stephens-college-arsonist-defend-himself-sentencing <p>A federal judge says he will allow a man convicted of setting fires in the University of Missouri's Ellis Library and in a Stephens College building to represent himself during sentencing and a possible appeal.</p><p>Christopher Kelley says his appointed federal defense attorney was ineffective, but since he says he can't afford a different attorney, he'll have to defend himself. He has been in jail since being convicted in April for setting fires at Stephens College in May 2011 and in MU's Ellis Library that September.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:17:48 +0000 Associated Press 38267 at http://kbia.org Ellis Library, Stephens College arsonist to defend himself at sentencing Newscast for December 10, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-december-10-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Funding draft recommendations released for Missouri colleges and universities</li><li>Three MU grads are now part of U.S. Senate</li><li>MU House Speaker Tim Jones touring the state</li><li>Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid stressed importance of airline deal</li><li>Stephens College selling properties to Hagan Scholarship Foundation<br><p></p></li></ul> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 23:46:01 +0000 Wendy Mader 25713 at http://kbia.org Stephens College selling properties to Hagan Scholarship Foundation http://kbia.org/post/stephens-college-selling-properties-hagan-scholarship-foundation <p>Stephens College announced Monday that it will sell properties to the Hagan Scholarship Foundation. Missouri businessman Dan Hagan started the foundation in 2009 to help students from rural counties.</p><p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 21:47:30 +0000 Daina Schnese 25702 at http://kbia.org Stephens College selling properties to Hagan Scholarship Foundation Stephens College to house displaced Brookside residents http://kbia.org/post/stephens-college-house-displaced-brookside-residents <p>Students planning on living at the Brookside on College apartments this fall might not find themselves too far away. Fri, 01 Jun 2012 22:45:06 +0000 Malory Ensor 15178 at http://kbia.org Stephens College to house displaced Brookside residents Columbia makes changes to its EEZ proposal http://kbia.org/post/columbia-makes-changes-its-eez-proposal <p>The ongoing debate over the Enhanced Enterprise Zone in Columbia prompted a change today. The proposed blight zone for Columbia is now a little bit smaller.&nbsp; The Enhanced Enterprise Zone Advisory Board unanimously voted in favor of eliminating six portions of the original blight zone.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:00:39 +0000 Emily Hauger 10291 at http://kbia.org Columbia makes changes to its EEZ proposal New student apartment complex may come to Columbia http://kbia.org/post/new-student-apartment-complex-may-come-columbia <p>Plans for more student aimed housing in Columbia are being discussed. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:16:35 +0000 9691 at http://kbia.org New student apartment complex may come to Columbia Newscast for February 24, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-24-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>Stephens College reorganizes academic departments</li><li>No more Cool Stuff downtown</li><li>Missouri House passes English driver&#39;s license requirement</li></ul> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 15:49:08 +0000 Jacob Fenston 9422 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 24, 2012 Stephens College reorganizes academic departments http://kbia.org/post/stephens-college-reorganizes-academic-departments <p>Stephens College is reorganizing, in a move that won&rsquo;t cost more money, but will shuffle departments and faculty.</p><p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 14:53:58 +0000 9418 at http://kbia.org Stephens College reorganizes academic departments