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Missouri Southern Athletics to induct 2016 Hall of Fame class

hall of fame 2016The Missouri Southern Athletics Department has announced its 2016 MSSU Athletics Hall of Fame Class that will be enshrined as part of Hall of Fame Weekend on Saturday, Sept. 24, as the Lions play host to defending National Champion Northwest Missouri State at Fred G. Hughes Stadium. Amanda Zook (Women’s Soccer – 1999-2002), Allen Barbre […]

CAB presents ‘Purge: Election Year’

purge-election“The Purge: Election Year” will be shown at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, and at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in BSC’s Phelps Theater. In this third installment of the series in which – for one night each year – all crime is legal, a former police sergeant must act as head of […]

‘Ladykillers’ next up for film festival

ladykillersThe 1955 comedy “The Ladykillers” will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Plaster Hall’s Cornell Auditorium as part of the British Film Festival. A gang of dangerous bank robbers disguise themselves as a string quartet so that they can “practice” in the upstairs room they rent from an elderly widow. Directed by […]

Dr. Teverow to discuss importance of Magna Carta

Dr. Paul TeverowDr. Paul Teverow will present “Magna Carta: A Failed Peace Treaty That Still Matters” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Billingsly Student Center’s Phelps Theater. The presentation will explore how Magna Carta, or the Great Charter, originally served to settle some of the differences between King John of England and the baron, his most […]

Dr. James Jackson to discuss British Isles

Dr. James JacksonDr. James Jackson will present “The Isles of the British Isles” at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in Webster Hall’s Corley Auditorium. Jackson, a biology professor emeritus who taught for 38 years at Missouri Southern, will discuss why he and his wife, Brenda, have visited the British Isles more than 20 times and the benefit […]

Southern Symphony Orchestra to perform Sept. 30

The Southern Symphony Orchestra concert will include selections from "West Side Story."The Southern Symphony Orchestra will begin its 2016-17 season with a performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Taylor Performing Arts Center at Missouri Southern State University. Under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Macomber, the concert will begin with Carl Maria von Weber’s exhilarating overture to the opera “Euryanthe.” It will be followed by […]

Film fest features ‘Odd Man Out’

“Odd Man Out” will be the next film screened in the British Film Festival, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Plaster Hall’s Cornell Auditorium. James Mason stars as a revolutionary ex-convict in Belfast who attempts a robbery that goes wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he desperately seeks refuge in the city, as […]

Fall 2016 Super Leader participants announced

Eleven students have been accepted into the Fall 2016 Super Leader program at Missouri Southern. Now in its fifth year, Super Leaders 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 and […]

Track and Field and Men’s Basketball Lend A Helping Hand

rp_primary_track_big_red_shoe_run28Photo Gallery Joplin, Mo. — This past weekend, student-athletes and staff with the Missouri Southern track and field and cross country teams, as well as the men’s basketball team all helped out and lent a hand in the production of the Big Red Shoe Run in Joplin. The race that pits a kids fun run, a […]

Darwin, Churchill to be focus of Great Britain Semester presentations

Dr. Jim WilliamsFour presentations – ranging from the life of Charles Darwin to Winston Churchill’s Midwest connections – will be offered this week as part of the Great Britain Semester. Dr. Vickie Roettger, professor of biology, will present “Charles Darwin: The Man Behind the Science” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in Corley Auditorium. Roettger will delve […]