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CAB to screen ‘Spectre’

"Spectre"The Campus Activities Board will screen “Spectre” — the latest entry in the James Bond series — at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, and 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in Phelps Theatre. A cryptic message from the past sends 007 on a rogue mission to infiltrate a sinister organization. As he learns more, […]

Volunteer tax assistance available at Missouri Southern

Last year, student volunteers helped generate $275,000 in tax refunds.Individuals or families needing help with their taxes can receive it through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance team at Missouri Southern. Appointments will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Saturday, from Feb. 13 through April 16 in Room 303 of Plaster Hall. It will be closed March 19 during Spring Break. The […]

MSSU to host technology competition

Competition categories will include technology problem solving, robotic dance and structural engineering.Nearly 80 area students are expected to compete in the annual MSSU Regional TSA Conference on Friday, Feb. 26, at Missouri Southern. Hosted by Missouri Southern’s Engineering Technology Department, the event will feature students in grades six through 12 competing in a wide range of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) categories. Competition categories will […]

Spring 2016 Super Leaders participants announced

Missouri Southern's Super Leaders program is now in its fourth year.Eleven students have been accepted into the spring Super Leaders program at Missouri Southern State University. Now in its fourth year, 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 currently enrolled in college. Students must apply […]

MOSO Trivia Night set for Feb. 25

Get a team together and join us!The fourth annual MOSO Trivia Night will be held Feb. 25 in the North End Zone Facility at Missouri Southern. Hosted by the Missouri Southern Athletics Department, the fundraising event will begin with a social at 5:45 p.m., with the trivia event beginning at 6:30 p.m. It will include hors d’oeuvres, beverages, a silent auction […]

Wellness to screen ‘Gimme Shelter’

"Gimme Shelter"The Wellness Program will screen the film “Gimme Shelter” at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in Phelps Theatre in Billingsly Student Center. The film is based on the true story of a pregnant 16-year-old girl who struggles for survival while living on the streets. Her journey leads her to a suburban shelter for homeless teens […]

Faculty art exhibition on display

“Character,” a faculty exhibition of experimental typography, is on display in the Spiva Art Gallery on the campus of Missouri Southern State University. The exhibit features works by faculty members Frank Pishkur, Amber Mintert, Kyle McKenzie, Devon Estes, Ed Outhouse, Burt Bucher and Peggy Lierheimer. A reception is planned for 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, […]

MSSU softball complex to be dedicated to Pat Lipira

Pat LipiraA ribbon cutting and dedication for the Pat Lipira Softball Complex has been scheduled for Sunday, April 3. Lipira was the Missouri Southern softball coach from 1982-2000. She compiled a record of 632-275 during this period, guiding the Lions to six NCAA Regional appearances, four MIAA Championships and the NCAA National Championship in 1992. She […]

Michael Kent to perform Feb. 10

Michael KentComic and magician Michael Kent will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Corley Auditorium at Missouri Southern State University. Kent – whose accolades include Campus Activities Magazine’s Entertainer of the Year, and the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities’ Magician of the Year – offers a blend of irreverent comedy and satire. […]

Students inducted into physics honor society

The first induction ceremony for Sigma Pi Sigma was held Jan. 30.Five students were inducted into the newly formed Sigma Pi Sigma chapter on Jan. 30 at Missouri Southern. An organization of the American Institute of Physics, Sigma Pi Sigma exists to honor outstanding scholarship and encourage interest in physics. Founded in 1921, there are more than 90,000 members. The weekend ceremony marked the first class […]