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Video: Show Me Gold program spotlighted in news program

MO Guard TVCheck out the latest episode of “MO Guard TV,” a production of the Missouri National Guard. A crew was on campus in the fall to spotlight MSSU’s Show Me Gold program and activities held in observance of Veterans Week.

Students honored at Sigma Tau Delta’s international convention

Jessica Witman (right) and Kristine Steddum (second from right) are pictured at the convention.Three students from the English Department at Missouri Southern were invited to present papers – with two receiving awards – during Sigma Tau Delta’s 2015 International Convention, held March 18-21 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, N.M. The annual convention is for members of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society. “It’s a huge […]

Golf Finishes Broncho Inv. by RCB Bank in 3rd

Trae_Fairchild_rotatorOklahoma City, Okla. - The Missouri Southern Lions held their own in Tuesday’s final round as they finished third behind Central Oklahoma and Central Missouri. The Lions finished one shot back of the two MIAA schools on day two with a 311, for the tournament the Lions finished with a 605 just four strokes back of second place […]

Sean Goostree no-hits Pittsburg State as No. 29 Lions split non-conference double-header

sean goostreeJoplin, Mo. – Missouri Southern sophomore right hander Sean Goostree became the eighth pitcher in MSSU history to throw a no-hitter as the 29th ranked Lions split with visiting Pittsburg State today, winning game two 1-0, but falling in the opener 9-7 as the two teams hooked up in a State Farm Trophy Series matchup.  […]

World War I collection on display in Taylor Performing Arts Center

The World War I-era items on display are from  area collector Shannon Kelly.Shannon Kelly, a local World War I collector, has put several items on display in the lobby of the Taylor Performing Arts Center in advance of Tuesday’s Gockel International Symposium. The theme of this year’s symposium is “The Centennial of World War I.” Kelley, who is employed by TAMKO Building Products in logistics, has shared […]

Bob Foos, Dale Switzer to be honored by Regional Media Hall of Fame

Dale Switzer/Bob FoosThe Regional Media Hall of Fame at Missouri Southern State University will honor two media professionals during the annual awards dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in Billingsly Student Center’s Connor Ballroom. Presented by the Department of Communication, the Hall of Fame awards honor media professionals who have made an impact regionally throughout their […]

Visiting Writers Series presents poet Melissa Range

Melissa RangeThe Saltzman Visiting Writers Series will present a reading by poet Melissa Range at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Spiva Library Reading Room (Room 412). Originally from East Tennessee, Range is currently an assistant professor of English at Lawrence University in Wisconsin. Her first book of poems, “Horse and Rider,” won the 2010 […]

Literary Lions to tackle ‘Great Game of Business’

"The Great Game of Business," by Jack Stack“The Great Game of Business” by Jack Stack is the spring pick for the Literary Lions Book Club. The book introduces Stack’s open-book management philosophy. Stack took over Springfield Remanufacturing Corporation the early 1980s and used the techniques to turn it around. The key involves applying the principals of athletic competition and democracy – to […]

International film series continues with ‘Carrot Top’

"Poil de Carotte"The 53rd annual International Film Series will continue with the 1925 French film “Poil de Carotte (Carrot Top)” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in Plaster Hall’s Cornell Auditorium. Filmmaker Julien Duvivier filmed the story twice, once in 1925 as a silent film and again in 1932 with sound. In the film, little Redhead makes […]

Mercy to sponsor new turf at MSSU football stadium

Design for the field turf at Fred G. Hughes Stadium.New turf for the football field at Missouri Southern’s Fred G. Hughes Stadium is on the way, thanks to a sponsorship by Mercy Hospital Joplin. A design for the new, state-of-the-art turf has already been approved and will feature Mercy’s logo in two locations on the field. A total of 120 yards in length and […]

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