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CAB to screen ‘Mockingjay-Part 1′

"Mockingjay-Part 1"The Campus Activities Board will offer three screenings of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1.” It will be shown at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, and again at 7 p.m. Friday, March 6, in Phelps Theatre. With the games now destroyed, Katniss Everdeen becomes the symbol for rebellion for the people. Jennifer Lawrence, Josh […]

Southern Theatre to spin ‘Straw Into Gold’

The story of the original “He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named” will take center stage when Southern Theatre and the Show-Me Celebration Company present “Straw Into Gold: The Classic Tale of Rumpelstiltskin” at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, and Sunday, March 8, in Taylor Performing Arts Center at Missouri Southern State University. Blackmail, treachery and romance are spun into the […]

Women’s basketball takes out No. 7 Pittsburg State 72-68 in OT

hartzog14Pittsburg, Kan. — The Missouri Southern women’s basketball team picked up a huge win today as the Lions took out No. 7 ranked Pittsburg State on the road, winning 72-68 in overtime in the State Farm Trophy Series matchup.  Southern (18-6, 12-5 MIAA) wins for the 17th time inside John Lance Arena in Pittsburg and the […]

Lions hold off for 66-63 win at Pittsburg State

cameron cornelius 14 benedictinePittsburg, Kan. — The Missouri Southern men’s basketball team hung on and made free-throws down the stretch to defeat Pittsburg State 66-63 inside John Lance Arena in a State Farm Trophy Series matchup.  Southern (16-10, 10-7 MIAA) was led offensively by 17 points from Cameron Cornelius.Taevaunn Prince scored 16 and added 11 rebounds for his seventh […]

Daryl Daye resigns to take Division I job

daye coaching 2014Video from Daryl Daye’s Press Conference Joplin, Mo. – Missouri Southern football coach Daryl Daye has announced his resignation from Missouri Southern in order to take the defensive coordinator position at NCAA Division I Northwestern State University in Louisiana. “You never want to leave a head coaching position,” Daye said. “But when a chance to […]

MSSU mourns loss of Dr. Al Cade, dean of the School of Education

11426576953_382d11897a_zMissouri Southern State University has lost a longtime faculty member, senior administrator and good friend with the death of Dr. Alfred R. Cade, dean of the School of Education. Cade, 54, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, after a long battle with cancer.  Known as man of integrity whose life was dedicated to serving others, he […]

Board approves new tuition, Prairie Preservation

news-prairieThe Missouri Southern State University Board of Governors showed their support today to preserve an area of native tall grass prairie land for use by MSSU’s Biology and Environmental Health research students. The Board voted unanimously to preserve the 14-acre tract of land, which is part of the university’s more than 300 acres. The land […]

Magician Joel Ward to perform Feb. 24

Joel WardThe Campus Activities Board will present magician Joel Ward at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Corley Auditorium. Joel became interested in magic when he was 6 years old. By age 15, he became a World Champion Teen Magician after placing first at the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the World’s Largest Magic Organization. He has […]

VITA program offers free tax assistance

IMG_1592A Volunteer Income Tax Assistance team is once again available at Missouri Southern. Appointments  will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Saturday through April 11 (except for March 14, the week of Spring Break) in Room 303 of the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center. Assistance for walk-ins without an appointment will […]

Helicopters to land on campus for training demonstration

HelicopterStudents in the Advanced Paramedic Skills course at Missouri Southern will have a front row seat during a demonstration of how to establish a helicopter landing zone on Monday, March 2, in front of Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.   “Part of the requirement from our accrediting body is that we train our paramedics and […]

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