‘A living time capsule’: Students assisting with historic preservation project

A trio of Missouri Southern students are playing active roles in the renovation of three historic Joplin homes. Located in the Murphysburg area west of Third and Main Streets, the homes – built in the 1890s – will eventually be shining examples of historic residential...

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Nixon Hall beginning to take shape

With summer in full swing, progress on Missouri Southern’s newest addition is growing exponentially. Since the groundbreaking in late November 2017, crews from Crossland Construction have completed most of the three-story building’s skeleton. The foundation work is...

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Simulation Center receives state-of-the-art upgrades

The scenarios may be simulated, but it’s an experience that will help save lives in the real world. Thanks to $74,000 in upgrades, Missouri Southern’s Simulation Center for Interdisciplinary Education (SCICE) is now even better equipped to train its students. The...

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Profiles in Research - Michael Howarth

In the latest Profiles in Research video, Dr. Michael Howarth, assistant professor of English and director of the Honors Program, talks about his love of literature and film, as well as a book he’s working on that features 75 films to see before you turn 18.

Jun Francisco - Curator at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Jun Francisco, a graduate of Missouri Southern, got his start as a History major and and is now the curator for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Hear his story as he shares how Missouri Southern helped him reach his goals and follow his passion.

Summer campus flyover

Summer is here, so we’re taking to the skies to get the perfect view of our gorgeous campus. Check out this footage captured via drone!

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.

Newsmakers Focuses on Webb City

A Newsmakers interview program on KGCS-TV focuses on developments in Webb City, in a visit with Mayor Lynn Ragsdale and City Administrator Carl Francis. The program is also posted on the station YouTube site.

University Life


Zeta Tau Alpha chapter gains national recognition

Zeta Tau Alpha chapter gains national recognition

The Eta Upsilon chapter of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority at Missouri Southern has been awarded the Crown Chapter Award for the 2017-18 school year. The award is given to the top 10 percent of 171 national ZTA chapters which demonstrate excellence in the areas of...

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Registration open for upcoming SBTDC events

Registration open for upcoming SBTDC events

Missouri Southern’s Small Business & Technology Development Centers have several events planned that will spotlight everything from managing cash flow to starting a small business. To register for events or obtain more information, call 417-625-3128 or visit...

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James Brown, retired English professor passes away

James Brown, retired English professor passes away

A memorial service for Dr. James Brown will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Masson-Woodard Mortuary, 3701 E. Seventh St. Brown joined Missouri Southern as an instructor in 1984. He received tenure in 1989 and professor status in 2000. He taught classes such...

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Phi Eta Sigma members receive national scholarship

Phi Eta Sigma members receive national scholarship

Two students at Missouri Southern have received scholarships from Phi Eta Sigma, the national honor society for first-year college and university students. The annual scholarships are awarded to students who are pursuing undergraduate degrees. Based on the size of the...

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HR & Wellness


Quarterly Coffee set for July 26

Human Resources will host a Quarterly Coffee event from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday, July 26, in Room 309 of Billingsly Student Center. Make plans to attend so you can grab a bite and get a chance to mingle with your colleagues from across campus!

Webinar to discuss alternative approaches to wellness

Yoga, acupuncture, mindfulness and other natural approaches to well-being are becoming more mainstream. But do you know which is right for you? “Alternative Approaches to Wellness,” a LIVE Cigna EAP webinar, will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, in BSC...

Athletics


CJ Carr Signs Professional Basketball Deal

Former Missouri Southern All-American basketball player CJ Carr has signed a professional contract to play basketball in Germany. Carr, a two-year star for the Lions, signed a deal with BG Leitershofen out of Augsburg, a team that plays in Germany's Pro A league. The...

Men’s Basketball Represented Well In D2 Brazil Tour

Missouri Southern men's basketball coach Jeff Boschee and three players will represent the Lions in the upcoming USA Sports and Tours D-2 Men's Basketball Tour of Brazil this summer. Boschee will coach the team consisting of players from various Division II basketball...