A former batch of Missouri Fine Arts Academy participants perform at the closing convocation.Inspiring in youth a love for the arts As 2018 ends, the college is looking forward to several exciting things in 2019. December 25, 2018 by University CommunicationsThis year has been a busy one for the College of Arts and Letters (COAL) at Missouri State University. As 2018 ends, the college is looking forward to several exciting things in 2019. Dr. Shawn Wahl, COAL interim dean, and Dr. Christopher Collins, Missouri Fine Arts Academy (MFAA) director and assistant professor in the department of communication, share some highlights. College of Arts and Letters offers pre-college learning experiences Read the full transcript MFAA 2019 will take place June 2-15. The online application is now open and closes in February. To get more details, visit the MFAA website.