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Honey Family Provides Gift to Lions Forward Campaign
February 13, 2024

Honey Family Provides Gift to Lions Forward Campaign

In addition to their scholarship, Delores and Jim have generously contributed to the Lions Forward Campaign. Recognizing the enduring impact of private donations, Delores stresses, "As members of the Foundation Board, we bear the responsibility to support and advance the university's mission. Our community advocacy plays a crucial role in conveying both our current status and future direction."

Missouri Southern Awarded $2.3 Million for Digital Cadaver Lab Tables
February 07, 2024

Missouri Southern Awarded $2.3 Million for Digital Cadaver Lab Tables

Missouri Southern, in collaboration with Missouri Biotechnology Association and Missouri Western State University, has been awarded a $2.3 million state appropriation known as Missouri Science to Jobs. The funds will be used to increase collaboration and educational opportunities via industry partnerships in the precision health and agricultural science fields.

Missouri Southern Hosts Campus Involvement Day
January 24, 2024

Missouri Southern Hosts Campus Involvement Day

Students surround the tables lining the second-floor hallway in Billingsly Student Center, eager to learn about each club offered on campus. From Greek Life to printmaking, from academic honor societies to esports, there are many organizations and clubs for students to join.

Graduate Highlight: Jazmine Knight
December 15, 2023

Graduate Highlight: Jazmine Knight

Jazmine Knight is usually the one behind the camera, but this time, all cameras were on her as she graduated from Missouri Southern this Saturday. Knight felt right at home in the communications department, where she doubled majored in communications and public relations with minors in entrepreneurship and speech communications.

Graduate Highlight: Riley McFall
December 15, 2023

Graduate Highlight: Riley McFall

When Riley McFall walked across the stage on Saturday, he became the first person in the United States to hold a certificate in Behavioral Neuroscience. The certificate was added to MSSU’s psychology department catalogue in Fall 2023, and McFall had taken all the courses required to earn it.

Beverly Block Provides Gift for Student Scholarships and Plaster School of Business
October 12, 2023

Beverly Block Provides Gift for Student Scholarships and Plaster School of Business

“I love Missouri Southern; it has been my second home for many years” says Beverly. “I’ve worked with good people. I like the students. My goal has always been to help students learn so they have the tools to succeed. I want them to say that Missouri Southern played a big part in their success. The need for philanthropy is why I decided years ago to be a donor and support the university.” 

MSSU combines art and science at the Artful Medicine Symposium
October 03, 2023

MSSU combines art and science at the Artful Medicine Symposium

“We want to bring together medical professionals and non-medical professionals—those who teach the arts and humanities—to see what we can do to help us improve healthcare,” said Dr. Alla Barry, conference co-chair and professor of biology & environmental health.

The Lion Co-op is ready for another semester at MSSU
September 18, 2023

The Lion Co-op is ready for another semester at MSSU

Behind the Reference desk on the third floor of the George A. Spiva Library is the Lion Co-op. The donation-based pantry serves all Missouri Southern students and employees by offering quality food and personal hygiene products to combat food insecurity.  

Cynthia Schwab Provides Impactful Gift to MSSU
September 13, 2023

Cynthia Schwab Provides Impactful Gift to MSSU

When talking about Missouri Southern Cynthia says “Missouri Southern plays a vital role in our community, offering exceptional opportunities, particularly to the students in our local area. I strongly believe in the international mission of Missouri Southern and the enriching contributions it makes to our institution.” Thank you, Cynthia, for your major estate gift towards the Lions Forward campaign!

MSSU Welcomes New International Students
September 06, 2023

MSSU Welcomes New International Students

At the international student orientation, students gather to learn about campus, meet each other for the first time, and express their excitement and expectations for this semester. With 85 new students out of the 143 currently enrolled, 39 countries are represented at the university. This is a huge transition for them, but they are optimistic for the year ahead.

FORMER HAITI DOCTOR VANESSA LOUIS-JEUNE DOLCE GRADUATES FROM MSSU
May 16, 2023

FORMER HAITI DOCTOR VANESSA LOUIS-JEUNE DOLCE GRADUATES FROM MSSU

There are many challenges one can face when pursuing a career path. For Vanessa Louis-Jeune Dolce, an international student from Haiti, that included overcoming a language barrier and significant cultural changes. Dolce had worked for 8 years as a general practitioner and family doctor in Haiti. It wasn’t until her husband received a scholarship for psychology from Ozark Christian College that she considered moving to the U.S...

Riley Laver Named 2023 Outstanding Graduate
May 12, 2023

Riley Laver Named 2023 Outstanding Graduate

“Why don’t we have that?” That is the question Riley Laver was left asking when she first heard about The Green Bandana Project. Laver, an international business major and goalkeeper for the women’s soccer team, wanted to create a bridge between acknowledging that you need help and going to the people that are there to help...

ALL-AMERICAN JP RUTLEDGE GRADUATES WITH AN IMPRESSIVE LIST OF ACCOLADES
May 12, 2023

ALL-AMERICAN JP RUTLEDGE GRADUATES WITH AN IMPRESSIVE LIST OF ACCOLADES

JP (Joshua) Rutledge, a professional/technical writing major, graduates this spring with an impressive list of accolades from his years at Missouri Southern. Whether it be in the classroom, in internships, or on the cross-country team, he has excelled in every pursuit. His proudest moment as a Lion was at the 2021 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships, where he took home a hard-fought title...