larry-flattThe Missouri Southern campus is mourning the death of Dr. Larry Flatt, associate professor of Teacher Education.

Dr. Flatt, 66,  passed away unexpectedly earlier this week.

The memorial service has been scheduled for 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at Parker Mortuary at 15th and Main in Joplin. Visitation will follow.

Larry received his bachelor’s degree at Northeastern State University and his master’s and doctorate in educational technology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He completed post-doctoral studies in special education and school administration at Oklahoma State University. 

In the 1990s, he worked in public schools and community colleges. 

He had been a member of the faculty at Missouri Southern since 2005.