Missouri Southern Names Jeff Sims New Head Football Coach

Missouri Southern Athletic Director Jared Bruggeman has named current Garden City Community College Head Coach Jeff Sims as the 13th head football coach in the program’s history. “This is an exciting opportunity to join the Missouri Southern football program and...


Dobson recognized by state registrars association

“The chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” It’s a phrase that Cheryl Dobson says came to mind when she recently learned she was awarded the 2018 Professional Services Award from the Missouri Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers...

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Ribbon Cutting for Lion Co-op

76 days. That’s the amount of time it took the newly formed food pantry on campus – the Lion Co-op – to go from a pitch to reality. Officials cut the ribbon this morning to mark the opening of the Co-op, which is housed inside the FEMA shelter next to the residence...

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2018 Southern Summit

This year’s two-day Southern Summit event presented faculty and staff with business improvement-minded forums and panels focusing on a range of topics from social media to brainstorming.

MSSU Elementary Education Majors Help Lion Cub Academy

Class projects by a group of elementary education majors will result in years of entertainment and learning for Lion Cub Academy children.

Find out how in this edition of On Campus with Mike Olmstead.

MOSO Gold (MSSU Dance Team)

The Southern Dance Team is back and stronger than ever, aiming to re-establish its long-standing presence on-campus and at athletics events.

Third Thursday 2018

This year’s annually-sponsored Third Thursday event kicks off by connecting the local community with exciting university-related activities and the Nordic-themed semester.

On Campus with Mike Olmstead: Dr. Alla Barry & Bio 475

Meet the professor behind our human dissection program and cadaver lab.

Newsmakers Focuses on Cyber Awareness

The Newsmakers interview program on KGCS-TV the first week of November focuses on cyber awareness concerns for businesses.

University Life

Diversity and Inclusion Forum set for Nov. 15

Diversity and Inclusion Forum set for Nov. 15

The Fall Diversity and Inclusion Forum has been scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in Room 341 of Billingsly Student Center. Dr. William Fischer, assistant professor of history, will present “Hispanics Have Always Been a Part of United States History.” The...

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Alumni center to host Boutique Bonanza on Nov. 27

Alumni center to host Boutique Bonanza on Nov. 27

A variety of vendors will offer a festive day of shopping during the annual Boutique Bonanza, set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Missouri Southern’s Ralph L. Gray Alumni Center. “We’ve doubled the number of vendors we’ve had in past years,” said Lee Elliff...

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Donations sought for ODK’s One Warm Coat drive

Donations sought for ODK’s One Warm Coat drive

The annual One Warm Coat drive is underway, with 20 collection boxes placed around the university campus. Sponsored by Missouri Southern’s Golden Crest Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa – the national leadership honor society – donations of clean and reusable coats,...

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HR & Wellness

Superior Service Award nominations due by Nov. 30

Do you know a professional or qualified staff member who diligently works to demonstrate the following qualities? * RESPECT TO THE CAMPUS COMMUNITY including our students, personnel and facilities * Exhibits a POSITIVE ATTITUDE in what they say and how they act *...

Brown Bag session to spotlight effective communication

In an era of texts and tweets, communication can suffer. During the next Brown Bag training session, you can learn about different approaches to communication and strategies that will help them become a more engaged communicator. “Effective Communication Strategies,”...


Hallie Blackney Named Permanent Head Softball Coach

Missouri Southern Director of Athletics Jared Bruggeman has named Hallie Blackney as the next head softball coach. Blackney, who started on August 1 as an assistant coach and was then was elevated to Interim Head Coach in mid-August, will become the ninth head coach...

Sam McMahon Elevated To Associate Head Basketball Coach

Missouri Southern head basketball coach Jeff Boschee has announced the promotion of Sam McMahon to Associate Head Coach, effective immediately. McMahon is entering his fifth year as an assistant coach with Missouri Southern; he served three years under former MSSU...