Honorary Awards and Publications


Public Affairs Student of the Month Spotlight taylorvinson11-e1430491284814

The Public Affairs committee at Missouri State University congratulate and award a student with the Public Affairs Student of the Month Award for their campus and community involvement and their illustration of the three Public Affairs Pillars: Community Engagement, Ethical Leadership, and Cultural Competence. My sophomore year, I was granted the May Public Affairs Student of the Month.



Speaking clearly: Student promotes community activism

Article written by The Springfield News-Leader highlights my growth and activities throughout my college career as well as my ongoing effort to promote storytelling through poetry and community involvement.




New Year’s Resolution … What’s The Point Anyway?

Article written on 2015 New Year’s Resolutions published in The Black Bear.



And They Ask Me Why

Creative article written after the continuous protests over Michael Brown in Ferguson and the newly developed story on African American boy Vonderrick Myers fatally shot and killed by Saint Louis Police officers. Published in The Black Bear.