Month: May 2013

Retirees interviewed on “Newsmakers”

Four Missouri Southern faculty members who retired in Spring 2013 are featuring in Newsmakers interviews airing on KGCS-TV and posted on the station website. Guests include Dr. John Messick, Dr. Richard LaNear, Dr. Ann Wyman,...

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Talent Search produces five Valedictorians

Other than their outstanding grades, what do the valedictorians from Carl Junction, Carthage, Riverton, Sarcoxie and Webb City all have in common? All five completed the Educational Talent Search (ETS)  program at Missouri...

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Gala Reception and Dance

It’s almost time for Missouri Southern’s final celebration of its 75th Anniversary of existence. The Gala Reception and Dance will take place from  7 – 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 in Leggett & Platt Athletic Center You’ll...

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Thanks to Enid Blevins

Kyler Frye, Carl Junction, is a freshman nursing major at Missouri Southern State University.  He is just one of many students who receive financial help from our generous donors. This semester, Kyler was awarded a scholarship...

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Board approves FY2014 budget

The Board of Governors of Missouri Southern State University approved an operating expense budget of $76.4 million at the group’s meeting today on the MSSU campus. Board members were informed that State appropriations for...

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Student recognized for high Praxis score

Whitney Gaskell, Bentonville, Ark., senior English Education major at Missouri Southern State University, has received the ETS Recognition of Excellence (ROE) for her score of 192 on the English Praxis. The ETS Recognition of...

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Lion Pride In-State Tuition Program extended

Missouri Southern State University is making a great program even better! Missouri Southern‘s Lion Pride In-State Tuition Program coverage area has been expanded to provide in-state tuition to include the entirety of Arkansas,...

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Dr. Sherry Buchanan: How Shared Governance can work

The following statement is from Dr. Sherry Buchanan, Chair of the Board of Governors of Missouri Southern State University.  The statement was delivered at the Board of Governors meeting on Thursday, May 16. We are approaching...

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Board of Governors approves pay raise

Faculty and staff at Missouri Southern State University will see more in their paychecks as a result of actions taken last week by the MSSU Board of Governors. The Board approved a 2 percent across-the-board salary increase for...

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Missouri Southern announces 2013 Hall of Fame Class

Joplin, Mo. – The Missouri Southern athletics department has announced the 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame Class as four individuals will be enshrined as part of Hall of Fame Weekend on September 20-21. The list includes four former...

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