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KXMS to debut ‘Sonnets by Shakespeare’ on April 23

Duane and Gwen Hunt will perform Shakespeare's sonnets for the ongoing series.KXMS Radio will focus on the sonnets by William Shakespeare in the ongoing short feature “Sonnets by Shakespeare,” to debut on the anniversary of the Bard’s birth (and death), Thursday, April 23. The program will debut during the 5 p.m. hour of “Southern Serenade.” The program will be given over entirely to the music and […]

Southern Symphony, Roger Wright take on Rachmaninoff

Roger WrightThe Southern Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Jeff Macomber, will present a concert featuring special guest artist pianist Roger Wright at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, in Taylor Performing Arts Center. The second half of the concert will feature Rachmaninoff’s “Op 30: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor.”  The work has the […]

Southern Jazz combos, orchestra offer performances

Carl KnoxJazz aficionados will have two opportunities to take in performances by talented student musicians. The Southern Jazz Combos will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, April 17, at Gusano’s Pizza, 3929 E. Seventh St. Three student combos will offer a variety of selections from the jazz idiom including “Four,” “Impressions,” “Work Song,” “All of Me” and many […]

Spiva Gallery to host senior exhibit

SENIOR EXHIBIT SPRING 2015Spiva Art Gallery will present the Spring 2015 senior exhibit Monday, April 20, through Friday, April 24. Senior art majors Juan Brady, Lindy Braund, Derrick Fields, Lea Ann Jordan and Anthony Greninger will showcase their original works in a variety of creative mediums. A reception for the artists will be held from noon to 2 […]

KGCS-TV students receive awards in statewide competition

Current and former students from KGCS-TV at Missouri Southern have been recognized for their work by the Missouri Broadcast Educators Association. The competition features work by college broadcast students from across the state. The awards received by Missouri Southern students include two first-place honors and three honorable mentions. Ethan Stump, a recent graduate from Oronogo, […]

Successful small-business marketer to speak at MSSU

Eric SpellmannThe Missouri Southern State University Small Business & Technology Development Center will host two marketing seminars on Wednesday, April 22, hosted by nationally recognized speaker Eric Spellmann. Spellmann is the founder, owner and president of Spellman & Associates, the largest online marketing and website design firm between Dallas and Denver. With worldwide clientele and a […]

Dev-Con 1 competition winners announced

An awards ceremony for Dev-Con 1 was held in the mansion on April 15.Winners of the inaugural Dev-Con 1 competition were announced on Wednesday, April 15. The competition – sponsored by the Robert W. Plaster School of Business – allowed student programmers to develop original software and mobile applications. A cash prize of $2,000 was awarded for first place; $1,000 for second and $500 for third. Students entering […]

CAB to screen ‘American Sniper’

"American Sniper"The Campus Activities Board will offer three screenings of the Oscar-nominated film “American Sniper.” It will be screened at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, and at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17, in Phelps Theatre. Starring Bradley Cooper, the film is based on the true story of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who served […]

Kolpin scholarship recipients announced

Ron Peterson attended the presentation to congratulate scholarship winners Brianna Allen and Tanya Lyon.The recipients of the Ruth I. Kolpin Broadcast Scholarship were announced during a Communication Department awards program held April 8 at Missouri Southern State University. The Kolpin Scholarship in named in honor of Ruth Kolpin-Rubison. It is presented annually to broadcast students at Missouri Southern who meet the criteria, including majoring in broadcast communication with […]

‘Requiem’ performance set for April 12

Johannes BrahmsThe Missouri Southern State University Choir & Orchestra will present Brahms’ “Requiem” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at Central Christian Center, 410 Virginia Ave. Composed by Johannes Brahms, “Requiem” is a large-scale work designed for a chorus, orchestra and soloists. The choir and orchestra will be joined by professional soloists Stacey Stofferahn, soprano, and […]