Taylor Moon presents at Dominican Republic conference

Taylor Moon, an assistant professor of graphic design at Missouri Southern, was recently featured as a speaker during the 2019 Caribbean Developers Conference in the Dominican Republic. “I heard about next year’s themed semester focusing on the Caribbean, and was...

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Career Services to host Internship Expo

Career Services to host Internship Expo

The Career Services office at Missouri Southern will host an Internship Expo from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, in Billingsly Student Center’s Connor Ballroom. Internships have proven to be a positive way for employers to seek out high-quality candidates through...

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MSSU Pollinator Club to host conference on Nov. 2

MSSU Pollinator Club to host conference on Nov. 2

The Pollinator Club at Missouri Southern State University, along with the Joplin Area Beekeepers Association, will host a one-day conference for area beekeepers/pollinator enthusiasts from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, in Billingsly Student Center’s Connor...

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2019 Southern Summit Promo

Get ready to be part of this year’s Southern Summit – Tuesday, Oct. 29 and Wednesday October 30.

On Campus with Mike Olmstead: 2019 Basketball Photo Shoot Day

The Missouri Southern basketball men and women smiled for the cameras this week – all part of their photo shoot day inside the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

On Campus with Mike Olmstead: Happy Birthday, Beimdiek Rec Center!!!

The Beimdiek Recreation Center – located on the 2nd floor of Billingsly Student Center – turned 10-years old in August. Today, officials celebrated the milestone – and want to make sure students, faculty, staff and members of the community continue to be aware of what the facility has to offer.

On Campus with Mike Olmstead: Lion's Den Renovation Project Complete

A $68,000 renovation project has been completed inside Billingsly Student Center. One that includes brand new furniture and a paint job for The Lion’s Den. The project was a collaboration between Student Senate, Business Affairs and Student Affairs.

Newsmakers Looks at Joplin Tax Proposal

The upcoming Newsmakers interview program on KGCS-TV takes a look at Proposition B, the sales tax proposal in Joplin for police and fire pension plans. The program airs on KGCS and is posted on the station YouTube channel.

University Life


Reminder: Reservation deadline for Southern Summit

Reminder: Reservation deadline for Southern Summit

Today (Oct. 22) is the deadline to reserve your spot for the third annual Southern Summit. The two-day professional development event is scheduled for Oct. 29-30. It will offer four distinct learning tracks featuring over 28 educational sessions focusing on content...

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Registration open for Youth Mental Health First Aid

Registration open for Youth Mental Health First Aid

The Psychology Department will offer Youth Mental Health First Aid from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in Room 356 of Billingsly Student Center. The one-day training is designed to help a young person in crisis. It will be conducted by Aubrey Doss and Deena Murdock...

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PriROARity Enrollment Challenge officially underway

PriROARity Enrollment Challenge officially underway

Priority enrollment has begun, as has an incentive challenge for MSSU employees and students. The “PriROARity Enrollment Challenge” consists of the following: Every employee will receive five PriROARity Enrollment cards. Cards will include your name and a spot for...

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Staff Senate seeks nominees for Service Champ award

Staff Senate seeks nominees for Service Champ award

The Staff Senate is seeking nominations for the Southern Service Champ Award. Nominations are due by Friday, Oct. 18. The quarterly award is given to three outstanding staff members. Winners are selected based on nominations from staff. To meet the criteria for...

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HR & Wellness


Quarterly Coffee planned for Oct. 25

Quarterly Coffee planned for Oct. 25

Human Resources will host the next Quarterly Coffee/New Employee Welcome from 8 to 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in Billingsly Student Center’s Connor Ballroom. The campus is invited to enjoy refreshments and help welcome our new employees to the Lion family.

Athletics


MOSO Madness Slated For Wednesday Night

MOSO Madness Slated For Wednesday Night

Joplin, Mo. -- MOSO Madness is upon us! Fans can get a sneak peak at the 2019-20 editions of the Missouri Southern men's and women's basketball teams as well as pick up season tickets as the annual event will be held this Wednesday night. The event will kick off at 7...