Eriksen’s photography featured in PhotoSpiva exhibit

The study of photography is a continuous, lifelong journey, says Ashley Eriksen. “You could ask many people to photograph the exact same thing, but someone could see it in a different light and it could be groundbreaking,” she says. Eriksen, the web and new media...

Headlines


World Music & Cuisine Festival set for April 13

The sixth annual World Music & Cuisine Festival will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in Billingsly Student Center’s Connor Ballroom at Missouri Southern. International students and community members will prepare their native dishes, while a variety...

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Former MSSU student returns with Joshua Espinoza Trio

When Jaron Lamar Davis returns to Missouri Southern State University next week, he’ll once again be behind the drum set. This time, however, he won’t be a student. The Joshua Espinoza Jazz Trio, featuring Davis on drums, is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April...

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Applications available for Lifetime Sports Academy

Applications are now being accepted for the annual Children’s Lifetime Sports Academy, set for June 3-6. Sponsored by the Kinesiology Department, the goal is to teach the skills and to promote the appreciation of selected activities that can be played for fun, health...

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On Campus with Mike Olmstead: 2019 Sophomore Day

More than 1,100 high school sophomores called Missouri Southern home on April 2nd. Find out why in this edition of On Campus with Mike Olmstead.

MSSU NWMSU NCAA Regional Hoops

“A hard-fought game” is how Lions head Coach Jeff Boschee summed up the 82-70 loss to Northwest Missouri during the NCAA Division II Central Region Finals.

Spencer Dawson Heading to Oxford

Junior Spencer Dawson has been selected to participate in the Oxford University Choral Singing Summer School. The prestigious, one-week program will be held in July.

Music Performances Airing on KGCS-TV

Music performances from Missouri Southern will air throughout the remainder of the semester on KGCS, starting with the Choral/Orchestral Maserwork Series from April 7. The performances may also be viewed on the station YouTube site.

University Life


Student leaders honored at annual Dolence Awards ceremony

Student leaders honored at annual Dolence Awards ceremony

Fifty-one students were recognized during the 28th annual Glenn D. Dolence Leadership/Service Recognition Assembly, held April 4 at Missouri Southern State University. Peyton Powell, a business management major from Springdale, Ark., received the Leader of the Year...

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French film festival set for March 26-April 12

French film festival set for March 26-April 12

The schedule has been announced for the Tournées Film Festival, set for March 26-April 12 at Missouri Southern. Sponsored by Spiva Library, all screenings will be offered in Phelps Theatre on the first floor of Billingsly Student Center. Each film will be presented in...

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TSA State Conference begins Sunday at MSSU

TSA State Conference begins Sunday at MSSU

Missouri Southern State University will be the home to more than 800 middle and high school students as it hosts the 2019 Missouri TSA (Technology Student Association) State Conference. The three-day event - which begins on Sunday, April 14 and runs through Monday,...

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Spring Career Fair planned for April 3

Spring Career Fair planned for April 3

The annual Career Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center at Missouri Southern. Open to all Missouri Southern students and alumni, the event is an opportunity to network with representatives from a wide...

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HR & Wellness


Supervisor training, monthly Brown Bag session planned

Annual performance reviews and employee evaluations are a key component of professional development. During this month’s supervisor training – scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 – attendees will learn about Southern’s annual performance review process and insights...

MSSU Employee Wellness Expo

Mark your calendars now and be sure to join us for the 2019 MSSU Wellness Expo on Thursday, April 4th from 7:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in Billingsly Student Center (Connor Ballroom). Several awesome prizes will be given away this year, even a Mountain Bike & Kayak! Be...

Athletics


Lions Set Records And Punch Tickets At ASU/SBU

The No. 5 ranked Missouri Southern women's track and field teams saw records fall and tickets punched in multiple locations today as the Lions were at both Southwest Baptist and Angelo State. Distance runners went to SBU for the Lions as the rest of the team was at...

Cam Martin Earns Second All-Region Honor

Kansas City, Mo. -- Missouri Southern sophomore Cam Martin has earned his second All-Region honor as Martin was tabbed as a first-team selection by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Monday. Martin is a first-team All-District selection and joins...