Month: May 2013

The Honors Program: A Point of Pride

The Honors Program serves Missouri Southern State University by recruiting academically talented and motivated students and engaging them in enhanced educational opportunities and challenges designed to promote their development...

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UB students move into Residence Hall Sunday

For Upward Bound students, it’s almost time to move in! As part of the Upward Bound program at Missouri Southern State University, the high school students participate in a six-week College Simulation Experience (CSE). The CSE...

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Thomas Wilson named Academic All-American

Joplin, Mo. — Missouri Southern senior shortstop Thomas Wilson has been named to the Capitol One/College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Team as announced by the organization today....

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Missouri Southern “Jeopardy” questions

Just in case you’re ever on the television show Jeopardy and just in case the category ever is Missouri Southern State University, here are some facts to remember. Answer: 5,417 Question: What was Missouri Southern’s...

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Staff Senate balloting continues through May 31

Staff Senate Elections are open till May 31. Staff only may vote via e-mail through 5 p.m. on  Friday, May 31. Two professional and five classified seats, all for three-year terms, will be appointed this year. Employees...

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Children’s Lifetime Sports Academy

The Children’s Lifetime Sports Academy, sponsored annually by the Missouri Southern Kinesiology Department, begins next week. The Academy will be held from 12:30 – 5 p.m. June 3- 6.  It is designed for children, ages 7-12....

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No Pole Vault Camp this year

Joplin, Mo. — The Missouri Southern track and field program has announced the MSSU Pole Vault Camps will not be held this year. Originally slated to be held June 7-9, the camp will not take place this year. The main MSSU...

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Say hello to new employees!

The Missouri Southern team grew in May with the addition of four new faces. Kim Noll, Human Resources, says the May group includes the  following new employees: * Edward Kirkendall, Project Stay, Counselor/Academic Advisor; *...

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2013 Relay for Life June 7

The 2013 Relay for Life of Joplin, Webb City and Carl Junction will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 7 in Junge Field at 800 Junge Blvd. in the west part of Joplin. The event will last until 6 a.m. The Opening Ceremony brings...

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Adams continues family experience at Southern

Landon Adams, new Director of Student Activities at Missouri Southern State University, says MSSU is more than just his alma mater and place of employment: For him, it’s a family experience. His mother, Lance and Jill Adams,...

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Focus Group to discuss Veterans’ health care

A Focus Group sponsored by the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks is slated for noon – 3 p.m. on Monday, June 15 in Phelps Theater on the bottom floor of the Billingsly Student Center. Operation Enduring Freedom ...

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Step back to 1964 with “Go Town USA”

KGCS-TV invites viewers to take a step back to 1964, with the presentation of the film, Go Town USA. The film highlights Joplin at a time when the city was transitioning from a mining community to a regional center. The film...

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