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Retirement reception to be held Wednesday, May 4

A retirement reception for members of the Missouri Southern faculty and staff will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in Billingsly Student Center’s Connor Ballroom. The event will begin with individual acknowledgement of each retiree and their years of service. Refreshments will be offered immediately following the presentations. Employees with an asterisk (*) […]

Choral Society, Percussion Ensemble among upcoming performers

Southern Wind EnsembleFrom wind instruments to percussion and vocals, a variety of performances by music students at Missouri Southern State University will be offered in the coming days. The MSSU Choral Society will present a Broadway and pops concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 2423 W. 26th St. The Chamber […]

CAB to screen ‘The 5th Wave’

"The 5th Wave"The Campus Activities Board will screen “The 5th Wave” at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in Phelps Theatre. Set after four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks, a young woman is on the run in an effort to save her brother. With another attack imminent, she teams up with a stranger who may […]

Super Leaders induction ceremony set for April 30

Missouri Southern's Super Leaders program is now in its fourth year.Eleven students will be recognized at a Super Leaders induction ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, in Billingsly Student Center’s Connor Ballroom. Now in its eighth semester, the program is a joint effort between Missouri Southern and the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Network to identify, cultivate and motivate future community leaders […]

Communication Department announces award, scholarship recipients

kgcs logoStudents from KGCS-TV were recognized and the recipients of the Ruth I. Kolpin Broadcast Scholarship were announced during the annual Communication Department awards ceremony held April 22 at Missouri Southern State University.  The campus TV station presented the Student of the Year award to Brianna Allen, a senior from Oswego, Kans. She served as president of […]

Honors Program welcomes 48 new students

Student entering the Honors Program gathered for the signing ceremony.Forty-eight students from throughout the region formally entered the Honors Program at Missouri Southern State University during a signing ceremony held April 20. Incoming Honors students were invited to pen their intent to join the program in front of their families. Each student was then welcomed into the program by Dr. Alan Marble, university president; […]

Don’t miss ‘That Shakespeare Thing!’

shakespeare thingSure, it could have been called “Sweets & Soliloquies,” or even “Booze and the Bard.” But the end, most people would simply wind up referring to it as “That Shakespeare Thing,” so the name stuck.  “That Shakespeare Thing!” – an event to raise funds for the upcoming Missouri Shakespeare Festival – will be held at […]

Student Research Fair winners announced

Judges from the campus and community viewed each of the submissions and spoke with students.Winners of the 2016 Missouri Southern Student Research Fair were announced Thursday, April 28. Entries were open to students in each of the four schools – Arts & Sciences, Business, Education and Health Sciences. Qualitative entries could consist of case studies, business plans, literature reviews, stories, artwork, etc.; quantitative entries could include technology or science […]

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Programs Continue National Ranking

track 2015-16Joplin, Mo. — The Missouri Southern men’s and women’s track and field teams continue their trend of holding up spots in the national rankings as the men are 8th this week and the women are 17th.  The Southern men were sixth last week, but stay in the top ten for the second-straight week. Leading the way […]

Jeff Fraley Named MIAA Track Athlete of the Week

fraley 15 relayKansas City, Mo. — For the fifth-straight week a Missouri Southern men’s track and field athlete has been named the MIAA Men’s Track Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office today.  Fraley earns the award for the fourth time this season. At the University of Arkansas, Fraley competed in both the 100m and […]