"Welcome Week" August 21-26 at MSSU

August 16, 2011

Malorie Cashel
(417) 625-9669 

JOPLIN, MO (SNS) - "Welcome Week" will take place at Missouri Southern State University Aug.21-26. Sponsored by a variety of campus offices, the week includes a selection of events to welcome students to the MSSU campus.

The activities, free to students, include the following:

Sunday, Aug.21:
Campus Craze, 6-8 p.m. on the Oval. Featuring live music, free food, campus tours, photos with the MSSU Lion, the President's Ice Cream Social and great door prizes for MSSU students with university I.D.

Monday, Aug. 22:
All Campus Picnic, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the Oval. Enjoy free food, fun, music & more! Free for students, faculty and staff with university I.D. 
 -- Rain site: Lion's Den, Billingsly Student Center.

Tuesday, Aug. 23:  
Grocery Bingo, Noon-1 p.m., Lion's Den, Billingsly Student Center
Simulator/Arcade Games, Noon-4 p.m., Ballroom, Billingsly Student Center, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, Aug. 24:
Fall Forward, 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Sample the products of local businesses. Featuring music, food and fun. On the Oval. 
 -- Rain site: Billingsly Student Center

Thursday, Aug. 25:
Lion's Roar, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Registered student organizations show what campus clubs have to offer. On the Oval.  
 -- Rain site: Billingsly Student Center
Caricature Artist, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. On the Oval.

Friday, Aug. 26:
Survivor Night, 6-10 p.m., Carousel Park. Students may enjoy a variety of amusements to celebrate the conclusion of a successful first week of classes.
Accommodations related to a disability should be made to Malorie Cashel in Student Activities Office at (417) 625-9669 at least 72 hours prior to the events.