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Jack the Ripper, Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ focus of programs

"Psycho"Two chilling programs will be offered on Monday, Oct. 31, as part of the Great Britain Semester. Dr. Mike Hulderman, chair of the Criminal Justice Department, will present “Nicking a 20th Century Jack the Ripper” in Webster Hall’s Corley Auditorium. It will be a comparative analysis of the late 19th century Whitechapel murders attributed to […]

Project Stay, League of Lions team for food drive

Items collected during the food drive are being stored in the Project Stay office.A food drive conducted by Project Stay and the Social Work student group League of Lions will ensure that children staying at Children’s Haven have plenty eat. “We started the food drive at the beginning of September,” said Jessica Davis, academic advisor/counselor with Project Stay. “We were originally going to shut it down Sept. 30 […]

ODK sponsors eighth annual One Warm Coat drive

onewarmcoat2013The Golden Crest Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa at Missouri Southern will sponsor the eighth annual One Warm Coat drive from Tuesday, Nov. 1, through Wednesday, Nov. 30.  Coats of all shapes and sizes are welcome and will be distributed to Watered Gardens and the Joplin Boys and Girls Club to help children and adults […]

Kiprop Repeats and Men’s Cross Country Claims MIAA Title

2016-miaa-mens-xc-champsElsah, Ill. — The Missouri Southern men’s cross country team won the title and sophomore Vincent Kiprop repeated as individual champion as the Lions competed at the 2016 MIAA Cross Country Championships today.  The meet took place at the North Farm Cross Country Course on the campus of Principia College. Kiprop won his fourth individual title […]

Safe Halloween event set for Oct. 31

pumpkin  The annual Safe Halloween event is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, in the Billingsly Student Center Ballroom at Missouri Southern State University. Sponsored by Residence Life, the event will feature trick-or-treating and carnival-style games. It is free and open to the public.

Symphony Orchestra to perform music of Great Britain

The Southern Symphony Orchestra concert will include selections from "West Side Story."The Southern Symphony Orchestra will spotlight the music of Great Britain during a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in Taylor Performing Arts Center. Under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Macomber, selections will include Peter Warlock’s “Capriol Suite” for string orchestra, Max Bruch’s colorful “Scottish Fantasy” for solo violin and orchestra, and Sir Edward […]

Agencies to visit campus for Not-For-Profit Showcase

Not-For-Profit ShowcaseCareer Services will host a Not-For-Profit Showcase from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Billingsly Student Center Ballroom. Come find out how to use your skills and passion to make a difference in our community! See the attached flier for more information.

‘Suicide Squad,’ Halloween-themed films scheduled

"Suicide Squad"The Campus Activities Board will screen “Suicide Squad” and three other Halloween-themed films the week of Oct. 24. “Hocus Pocus,” about two witches accidentally brought back to life by a young boy, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in Billingsly Student Center’s Phelps Theatre. “Annabelle” – in which a rare vintage doll […]

Film festival to screen ‘The 39 Steps’

"The 39 Steps"Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Cornell Auditorium as part of the British Film Festival. The film offers a look at the “Britich Hitchcock” before the director left England to makes films like “Vertigo” and “Psycho” in the United States. The suspenseful spy story is about […]

Mock Trial team members recognized at Bearcat Invitational

Emily Tarter, Duncan Street and Sarah Scott were recognized during the mock trial tournamentMissouri Southern’s Mock Trial team took several awards during the recent Bearcat Invitational Tournament at Northwest Missouri State University. In this year’s trial scenario, the team is litigating a civil case as they compete to qualify for the Opening Round of Championship Series of the American Mock Trial Association.  Professional writer Riley Winter, age 50 […]