Missouri State University Bear POWER students, staff and ambassadors together with Missouri State President Clif Smart and Deputy Provost Dr. Chris Craig (back row, center).An education opportunity for people with developmental disabilities President Clif Smart talks about Bear POWER. February 13, 2019 by University CommunicationsIt’s a huge challenge for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to attend college. But more and more colleges are welcoming IDD individuals to their campuses. One such program is Bear POWER at Missouri State University. Missouri State President Clif Smart shared some information about Bear POWER in a Forbes article.