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The Kansas City Royals are excited to announce the Inaugural Career Fair taking place inside the Diamond Club at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, April 29, 2011 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Looking for a job, internship, or a career change? Join the Kansas City Royals and other business leaders for a unique networking opportunity to connect with representatives from a variety of corporate businesses and organizations. Fees and Game Information: $13.00 Career Fair Registration. Cost includes admittance to the Career Fair and a ticket to the Royals vs. Twins Game at 7:10 p.m. on April 29, 2011. For more information on the Royals Career Fair please contact Laurie Ambroson at (816) 504-4390 or email laurie.ambroson@royals.com.

Sweeney, Figueroa Win Big 12 Honors

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The Big 12 Conference announced today the 2010-11 Big 12 Swimming and Diving postseason awards, and two Tigers were selected to receive postseason honors. Jamie Sweeney received the honor of Big 12 Women's Diving Coach of the Year for the first time, while freshman Loren Figueroa also nabbed her first Women's Diver of the Year honor for the conference.

Rise Finishes as National Runner-Up

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With one event left in the heptathlon at the 2011 Indoor NCAA Championships, senior Lars Rise (Trodheim, Norway) found himself in fourth place. Rise was sitting in the middle of a logjam - 62 points separated the second place and seventh place competitors. Rise ran a huge five-second personal-best of 2:40.92 for 863 points in the 1,000m run to jump over two competitors and finish the event as the national runner-up.

Soccer 5k this Sunday!

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3rd Annual Tiger Trot 5K Run/Walk Benefitting True North 9:00 A.M., Sunday April 17, 2011 at Memorial Stadium $25 per person or pledge a dollar amount per mile* (Donations also Accepted) A portion of the proceeds will benefit True North in Columbia, Mo. T-Shirts and Prizes for participants. Please contact Shaunna Daugherty @ daughertys@missouri.edu with any questions and for registration details and visit WeAreMizzouSoccer.com for further detail.

Six Tigers Earn Academic Awards

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Six Missouri Gymnasts have been honored by the Big 12 conference for their academic achievement over the past year. Five Tigers have been named to the 2011 Academic All-Big 12 first team and one to the second team. Juniors Mary Burke and Allie Heizelman earned first team honors along with sophomore teammates Sandra Ostad, Lauren Swankoski and Tori Howard. Senior Alex Gold was named to the All-Big 12 second team as well.

Bouchard Takes Bronze Twice at World Trials

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Dominique Bouchard posts lifetime best finish in first event of the competition, and qualifies for World Games in the 200 back. Bouchard qualified for the World University Games with her bronze medal finish in the 200 back Saturday. She finished the event in 2:10.30, just ahead of fellow Missouri swimmer Lauren Lavigna, who finished fourth in 2:10.80. Bouchard will represent Canada at the Games held in August. Lavigna also led off a relay with her club team, earning a gold medal and setting a new Canadian record.

Sophomore Jace Long claims second victory of the spring season

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Jace Long (Dixon, Mo.) led Missouri Golf to its third consecutive victory of the spring season as he shot a second-round 67 and an even-par 72 to win the 2011 Arkansas-Little Rock First Tee Classic on Tuesday afternoon in Little Rock, Ark. The 2011 First Tee Classic was played at the par-72, 7,326-yard Chenal Country Club. The victory was Long's second straight for Head Coach Mark Leroux's club. Long won the Jackrabbit Invitational on March 15 in Las Vegas.

Bradley Takes Third, Schavrien Sixth

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Junior Dom Bradley picked up two wins to secure third place while senior Todd Schavrien finished in sixth as the Tiger wrestling team wrapped up the 2011 NCAA Championships. Bradley is the second heavyweight All-American in program history, joining two-time honoree and National Champion Mark Ellis. Bradley finished the year with a 30-4 record. Schavrien finished 30-9 in his senior season, and wrapped up his career with an 86-44 record while earning his first ever All-America honors along the way.

TIGERS FOR TOMORROW: “Building the leaders of the future”

The mission of the Tigers for Tomorrow Career Development Program is to provide comprehensive career guidance for all current and former University of Missouri student-athletes. We are committed to building personal relationships with student-athletes at all points in their career development.

Life Skills Workshops
Fall 2010

1. “If I Would Have Known Then What I Know Now” – Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 from 7:00-8:00pm (MATC Classroom)

A panel of fifth year or former student athletes will give advice to first year student-athletes about making the most of their time at Mizzou.

2. Presenting Inspirational Guest Speaker, John O’Leary - Monday, September 13th, 2010 from 7:00-8:00pm (Mizzou Arena, South Side seating)

MU Athletics will partner with Wells Fargo to welcome inspirational guest speaker John O’Leary. The presentation of his touching story will begin at 7pm and will take place on the south side of the Mizzou
Arena. Student-athletes and various Columbia community youth organizations with get together to attend an ice cream social before the event. The ice cream social will take place in the Clinton Club (south side of Mizzou Arena) at 6:15pm.

3. Gatorade Pong – Monday, September 20th, 2010 from 7:00-9:00pm (Hearnes Fieldhouse)

Athletes will pair up to compete against each other in a Gatorade Pong tournament. This tournament will focus on alcohol education featuring a speaker, alcohol facts, and will hopefully show the athletes they can have a great time without alcohol. Tiger Cup points given for all participants as well as winners!

4. Professional Communication Workshop – October

Student-athletes will learn the importance of communication in a professional setting. The athletes will learn proper etiquette for face-to-face and written communication as well as communication via technology (ie: Facebook, MySpace, e-mail, etc)

5. Etiquette Dinner – Tuesday, October 19th from 7:00-9:00pm (Clinton Club)

This workshop will be limited to the first 96 athletes to RSVP. There will be a free four-course meal with instructions for proper etiquette throughout the evening. This event is a great networking opportunity!

6. Finance Workshop – Monday, November 8th from 7:00-8:00pm (MATC Classroom)

Student-athletes will learn the basics of savings, investing, and how to avoid unnecessary debt while living on a small budget. Jake Czeschin from Edward Jones will host the workshop.

7. Networking Night - Mid November 2010

Junior, Senior and 5th year student-athletes will have the opportunity to learn about networking through a “speed networking” event at a men’s basketball game. Professionals from around the area will attend and the athletes will network with them for about an hour and then sit with them throughout the game.

Services for student-athletes:

Individual Career Consultations

Self-Assessment Testing

Leadership Certificate

Career Development Workshops

Resume Writing and Reviews

Mock Interviews

Student-Athlete Career Fair

Job Search Strategies

Aid in set up of job shadows, internships, and potential career placement

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