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New fieldhouse opens Summer 2015

Campus is Alive as New Semester Starts

Students are coming back to campus this week and are enjoying walking around our beautiful oval.

Dr. Julio Leon thanks Missouri Southern community during Health Sciences Center dedication

A Wonderful Honor

Dr. Julio Leon thanks Missouri Southern community during Health Sciences Center dedication.

Missouri Southern is now offering two new Master's Degree programs

Master's Degrees

Missouri Southern is now offering two new Master's Degree programs.

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View the campus in a new way


Big second-half lifts Lions to 97-63 win over Culver-Stockton

Joplin, Mo. – The Missouri Southern basketball team took a 41-40 lead into the locker room, but out-scored visiting Culver-Stockton 56-23 in the second half en route to a 97-63 win on Robert Corn Court inside the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center this evening.  Southern (7-4) was led in scoring by 19 points from Lane […]

Patty Vavra wins Track Coaches’ Jimmy Carnes Distinguished Service Award

patty vPhoenix, Ariz. – Missouri Southern women’s track and field and cross country coach Patty Vavra has been honored by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association with the organization’s Jimmy Carnes Distinguished Service Award.  Now in her third successful decade as the women’s cross country and track coach at Missouri Southern, […]

Robin Douglas, Eli Moran recognized with University Experience awards

Robin Douglas and Eli MoranRobin Douglas, Missouri Southern’s Distance Testing supervisor, has been recognized as Outstanding University Experience 100 instructor for Fall 2014. Eli Moran, a junior biology major, was named Outstanding University Experience 100 Course Assistant. Nominations for the awards were collected in November. They could be submitted by UE instructors, course assistants and students. One of the […]

McGrane named interim VP for Academic Affairs

Dr. Wendy McGraneDr. Wendy McGrane has been named Interim Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice Provost of Missouri Southern. McGrane came to Missouri Southern State University in 1999 and has served as the director of Spiva Library since 2003.  She has demonstrated a high level of institutional service on campus, including serving four terms as […]

Missouri Southern to celebrate legacy of Martin Luther King

The Kansas City Monarchs, 1934.The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be celebrated at Missouri Southern with the annual breakfast, a day of service, a volunteer fair and guest lectures from the co-founder of the Negro League Baseball Museum in Kansas City. “What are you doing for others?” – a question posed by King – will be […]

Crossroads honored during annual MarCom Awards

The Spring 2014 issue of Crossroads.For the fourth year, Crossroads, the Missouri Southern Alumni Association magazine, is an award recipient in the MarCom Awards competition. The magazine received five Gold Awards in the 2014 competition. The fall 2013 and spring 2014 issues each received Gold for Writing and Magazine/Association categories. The fall 2013 issue also received Gold for photography. “It’s […]

Governor announces funding request for Reynolds Hall renovations

Gov. Nixon announces that he will pursue funding to renovate Reynolds Hall.In her two years since transferring to Missouri Southern, Marissa Gard has had an up close view of the critical need to renovate Reynolds Hall – one of the oldest buildings on campus. “They’re out of date,” the chemistry major said of the student labs. “We’ve just had to do the best we can with […]

Callie Whetstone leads Division II in blocks per set

Joplin, Mo. — The NCAA has released its final Division II women’s volleyball stats and Missouri Southern junior Callie Whetstone finished the season leading the country in blocks per set.  Whetstone finished the season with 1.50 blocks per set and 150 block assists, breaking the MSSU single season record that had stood at 115. Her 171 total blocks […]

Jeff Fraley named MIAA Men’s Track Athlete of the Week

Kansas City, Mo. – Missouri Southern senior sprinter Jeff Fraley has been named the MIAA Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, the league announced today.  Fraley, a native of Waynesville, Mo., opened up the first event of the indoor season with a bang as the senior and No. 1 ranked 60m runner to start the […]

Lions Women Break into Top 25 at 18

Lilburn, Ga. - The Missouri Southern Lions Women’s Basketball (8-0, 2-0 MIAA) coming off a 66-62 road win over then seventh ranked Washburn has entered the WBCA/USA Today Top 25 poll at 18. This is the first time the Lions have been ranked since the 2007-08 season, where they were ranked for four weeks reaching […]

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