Becca Diskin recruited for financial aid task force

Joining counterparts from universities such as Clemson and Duke, Missouri Southern’s Director of Financial Aid Becca Diskin was recently named to a task force to develop a credentialing exam for financial aid administrators. In January, she joined representatives from...


Grant to allow hiring of Green Dot coordinator

Thanks to a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, through the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services, Missouri Southern will soon have a new coordinator for its Green Dot program. The program – which incorporates three Ds (direct,...

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2019 MSSU Baseball

Listen to an update on the baseball team’s eventful season, including one pitcher’s perfect game.

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.

Newsmakers Features Joplin Chamber President

The new president of the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, Toby Teeter,is featured on the Newsmakers interview airing the week of March 10.

University Life

Regional History Day set for March 8

Regional History Day set for March 8

The Social Sciences Department at Missouri Southern State University will host the annual Region 6 History Day on Friday, March 8. The 2019 event will find students considering the theme of “Triumph & Tragedy in History.” More than 290 entries have been received...

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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

HR announces new hires

The following hires have been announced in recent weeks by the Human Resources office. Wes Brownfield, security services manager, IT Halakilangi “Frank” Muagututia, assistant football coach Terri Thornton, administrative assistant, Health Sciences James Brecht,...

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...


Atkin Captures MIAA Co-Pitcher of the Week Honors

Kansas City, Mo. - Missouri Southern softball pitcher Abby Atkin has been named MIAA co-pitcher of the Week along with Lindenwood's Madison Corwell the league announced Feb. 27. Atkin allowed two runs (one earned) on eight hits while striking out ten batters in 8.1...

Zach Parish Named MIAA Co-Pitcher of the Week

Kansas City, Mo. -- Missouri Southern pitcher Zach Parish has been named the MIAA Co-Pitcher of the Week as announced by the league office on Feb. 27. Parish shares the honor with Mason Green of Central Missouri. It is the second week in a row the Lions have had or...