Brandon Williams, Glenn Wilson receive Pride & Purpose honors

Two individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the success and growth of Missouri Southern were honored during Pride & Purpose Day on Saturday, Feb. 9. A luncheon was held in the North End Zone Facility, and recipients were recognized during the men’s...


Cyber safety seminar to be offered Feb. 22

To combat the struggles of being a parent in the digital world, the Social Work Department at Missouri Southern – in conjunction with The Alliance of Southwest Missouri and Midwest IT Services – will host a cyber safety seminar at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in the Mills...

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SBTDC program receives state recognition

The Small Business & Technology Development Center at Missouri Southern State University received several recognitions for the Fiscal Year 2018 by the University of Missouri Extension Business Development Program. Lisa Robinson, director of Missouri Southern’s...

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Neil Simon’s ‘Plaza Suite’ set for Feb. 20-23

Southern Theatre will present Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, through Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Bud Walton Theatre at Missouri Southern State University. The comedy is a portrait of three couples successively occupying a suite at the Plaza....

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Yours to Lose Italy Trip Promo

Yours to Loose students seeking donations to aid in fundraising to study abroad in Italy.


The HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operation & Emergency Response) class is preparing students to diffuse situations involving hazardous materials through hands-on training.

Nixon Hall Tour with Mike Olmstead

See what students and faculty are saying about the first day of class in the eagerly anticipated Nixon Hall.

Air Force Band Concert Featured on KGCS

The recent US Air Force Band of Mid-America concert held at Missouri Southern is featured on KGCS-TV. The program airs weeknights and is posted on the station YouTube site.

University Life

Clothing donations sought for Dress to Impress

Clothing donations sought for Dress to Impress

The Career Services office is collecting lightly used professional clothing for the annual Dress to Impress event. The event, presented in conjunction with the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, is designed to prepare students for their careers by helping build a...

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Workshop to focus on international tax issues

Workshop to focus on international tax issues

The MSSU International Lions and Joy Logal, CPA, will host an international tax workshop from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in Room 356 of Billingsly Student Center. Logal, a Missouri Southern graduate and local accountant who has experience with both national and...

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HR & Wellness

Title IX training sessions scheduled for Feb. 26

In-person Title IX training will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Billingsly Student Center’s Connor Ballroom. Sessions for new hires will be held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., with refresher training at noon and 12:30 p.m. New-hire training is for...

HR announces recent hires

The following hires have been announced by the Human Resources office since the start of the Spring 2019 semester. Heather Lesmeister, director of University Relations & Marketing Martin Higgins, assistant football coach Stephen Kim, sports medicine assistant...