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Missouri Southern to serve as host to 2017 MIAA Baseball Tournament

wt fieldKansas City, Mo. — The MIAA has announced that Warren Turner Field on the campus of Missouri Southern State University has been selected as the site for the 2017 MIAA baseball tournament. The tournament will be held May 11-14, 2017. The winner of the 8-team tournament receives an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. “The response […]

Kevin Greim returns to MSSU as Associate VP for Development

Kevin GreimKevin Greim has been named the new Associate Vice President for Development at Missouri Southern State University. The new position – which will focus on the day-to-day operations of the Missouri Southern Foundation and Office of Development, as well as the Alumni Association – marks a homecoming for Greim, who has a long history with […]

New hires announced by HR Department

Two new hires have been announced in the Human Resources Department. Kathryn Fields, who began on July 5, is serving as HR coordinator. She comes to Missouri Southern from Joplin Schools’ HR department, where she provided day-to-day coordination and support for more than 500 certified staff members. She also serves as a coach for the […]

Jill Greer featured on NPR podcast

Dr. Jill GreerDr. Jill Greer, a sociology professor at Missouri Southern, was featured on a recent episode of NPR’s “Code Switch” podcast. Episode seven of the podcast, with its release timed to the Fourth of July holiday, was titled “You’re a Grand Old Flag.” The focus was on “people of color and their relationship to the United […]

Presentation offered by young beekeeper

Lila Cade bee presentationKids at Missouri Southern State University’s Child Development Center were all abuzz during special program on bees held Wednesday, July 13. Lila Cade – a 6-year-old Carthage resident who has attended the campus daycare since she was 1 – gave the presentation, which included photos, video and some of her bees to allow the other […]

Chris Moos named interim dean of School of Business

Dr. Chris MoosDr. Chris Moos has been named the interim dean of the Robert W. Plaster School of Business at Missouri Southern. A member of the international business faculty at Missouri Southern since 2003, Moos has taught courses such as international management, international marketing, global supply chain management, international business and international finance and strategic management. He […]

Taelour Murphy Named Assistant Track and Field Coach

taelour murphyJoplin, Mo. — Missouri Southern Director of Track and Field Bryan Schiding has named Taelour Murphy as a new assistant coach for the Lions’ track and field teams.  “We are very excited to have Taelour join our coaching staff,” Schiding said. “She understands the rigors of being a successful student athlete and coach at our level. Her background […]

Missouri Southern Athletics Announce 2016 Hall of Fame Class

hall of fame 2016Joplin, Mo. – The 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 September 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), […]

Basketball Teams Once Again Among Nation’s Best In Attendance

leggett-plattIndianapolis, Ind. —  The Missouri Southern men’s and women’s basketball teams have once again ranked among the nation’s best when it comes to attendance at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center each game.  Both the men’s and women’s programs ranked in the top 13 for the second-straight year as the men ranked 13th and the […]

Eddin Santiago and Jim Frazier Inducted Into MIAA Hall of Fame

robert-frazier hofKansas City, Mo. — Former Missouri Southern point guard Eddin Santiago and former MSSU athletic director and football coach Jim Frazier were inducted into the MIAA Hall of Fame, the conference announced this evening.  The Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place in the Truman Forum Auditorium at the Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch, in […]