Finding strength in adversity: Graduates hear inspirational message during 2018 Commencement ceremony

In terms of blessings, the ability to go enjoy a grape ice-cream slush from Sonic may seem like a small thing. But for the Trent family, their 16-year-old son Grant’s ability to drive to the fast-food restaurant and enjoy a favorite treat with friends means the world....


MSSU Concert Chorale and Mr. Stacey V. Gibbs - Love is the Key

Composer Stacey V. Gibbs has an unusual approach to introducing MSSU’s Concert Chorale to an original composition.

Spring Commencement 2018

A total of 727 students were awarded 862 degrees during 2018 Spring Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12.

Rainy day on campus
SouthernFest 2018

Fans of the Missouri Southern Lions gathered to support the university’s athletics program during Southernfest 2018, held on April 20.

The annual event featured the Rod Smith Golf Tournament at Twin Hills Country Club, followed by the Lion Pride Dinner and Auction at the North End Zone Facility. All funds raised during the event will support athletic projects.

Student News Program Airs on KGCS

Judy Stiles talks with Congressman Billy Long.

University Life

The Game Plan: It’s time to make some noise!

The Game Plan: It’s time to make some noise!

Nearly 20 minigames have been launched since January, involving more than 175 university employees who are each actively impacting the culture of Missouri Southern and our cumulative bottom line. Kudos to the following units who joined the GGOE initiative this spring....

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Volunteers sought for annual Day of Action

Volunteers sought for annual Day of Action

The annual Day of Action is set for Friday, June 22, and Staff Senate has partnered with the United Way to seek volunteers who want to make a difference in the community. The Day of Action is an opportunity to help put the United Way’s mission into action by...

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MOSO alum finishes eighth in Boston Marathon

MOSO alum finishes eighth in Boston Marathon

To say that the weather conditions during the 2018 Boston Marathon were unfavorable would be a bit of an understatement. Temperatures hovered at just above freezing, while rain and wind gusts nearing 20 mph pummeled the more than 27,000 runners who turned out for the...

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HR & Wellness

Brown Bag: Talking About Sensitive Subjects

Body odor, unpleasant habits, inappropriate behavior … bringing up sensitive topics can be a challenge, especially in the workplace. During this month’s brown bag training and Cigna EAP Wellness webinar, “Talking to Employees About Sensitive Subjects,” scheduled for...

Cigna webinar: ‘Keeping Up with the Kids’

Kids tweet rather than talk, phones keep getting smarter, and there always seems to be an “app” for that. Are you scrambling to keep up? If so, don’t worry, you’re not alone and help is on its way. “Keeping Up with the Kids,” a Cigna live EAP webinar, will be held...


Athletics Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class

The Missouri Southern Athletic Department will induct two individuals and one team as part of its 2018 Hall of Fame Weekend on October 20 this fall. The list includes a football player, a women's track and field athlete and a team. The newest class will be present at...

Allie Heckemeyer Wins EO and Virginia Humphrey Award

Missouri Southern senior women's track and field athlete Allie Heckemeyer won the EO and Virginia Humphrey Award tonight as the Lions celebrated the end of the year Student-Athlete Award Banquet. Joining Heckemeyer with the big awards on the night was Emily Presley...