Joplin, MO (SNS) – Original faculty artwork will be showcased in “Dreadful 7,” a new art exhibit set to open next week at Missouri Southern State University.

In addition to the new exhibit, other events planned for the week include a children’s play staged by Southern Theatre, the latest entry in the “Hunger Games” film series and opportunities for students and parents to get a jumpstart on their financial aid.

MONDAY, MARCH 2 

Continuing Students FAFSA Help: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Financial Aid Office in Hearnes Hall. The Financial Aid Office will help current students fill out their FAFSA. Students (and parents) will need to bring their 2014 taxes and W-2s along with their FAFSA PIN number, if they have one. Priority deadline is April 1 to be eligible for additional grants and scholarships. Assistance will continue all through March.

 Dreadful 7 Art Exhibit: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Spiva Art Gallery. This 3D art show will feature three-dimensional artwork, including origina works by art faculty members. The exhibit will continue through March 28.

Open house and helicopter fly-in, 1 to 5 p.m., Julio S. León Health Science Center. Students in the EMS program will see a demonstration of how to create a helicopter landing zone.

TUESDAY, MARCH 3 

Student Professional Development Luncheon: 12 to 12:50 p.m., Billingsly Student Center. Jamie Hershey, a human resource manager at Freeman Health System, will present “Resumes & Cover Letters – How to Land an Interview.” 

Baseball vs. Missouri S&T: 1 p.m., new baseball stadium. 

Introduction to QuickBooks: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Plaster Hall. The training will provide an in-depth look at how to use the desktop version of QuickBooks for Windows. It will continue on Thursday. Cost is $119. Details: 417-625-3128 or www.mssutraining.com. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

Wellness Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lion’s Den in Billingsly Student Center. Students can make fleece pillows for Sleep Awareness Week. 

Spirit Bingo: 12 p.m., Lion’s Den. Students with their student ID can win MOSO swag. You must be a student to play. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5 

Health Hut: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Lion’s Den. The Wellness Department will offer free giveaways during the weekly event.

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”: 2:30 and 6:30 p.m., Phelps Theatre. Rated PG-13. Presented by the Campus Activities Board; admission is free and snacks will be provided. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 6 

Career Services Walk-In Workshop: 12 to 2 p.m., Career Services Office, second floor of Spiva Library. Stop by the workshop for career and resume advice, assistance creating or editing your resume, assistance researching careers, information on job shadowing and internships or resume printing. All services and printing are available free of charge; no appointment is needed.

Starting a Small Business – The First Steps: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Plaster Hall. Participants will have an opportunity to assess their business idea, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements, learn about marketing strategies and identify sources of financing. Each participant will receive a start-up manual. The cost is $29. Details: 417-625-3128 or www.mssutraining.com.

Baseball vs. Lindenwood: 3 p.m., new baseball stadium.

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”: 7 p.m., Phelps Theatre. Rated PG-13. Presented by the Campus Activities Board; admission is free and snacks will be provided.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7 

Baseball vs. Lindenwood: 1 p.m., new baseball stadium.

“Straw into Gold: The Classic Tale of Rumpelstiltskin”: 2:30, Taylor Performing Arts Center. Blackmail, treachery, and romance are spun into this classic tale. Admission is $1 for adults and 50 cents for children 12 and under.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8 

Baseball vs. Lindenwood: 12 p.m., new baseball stadium. 

FAFSA Frenzy: 2 to 4 p.m., Conner Ballroom, Billingsly Student Center. The Financial Aid Office will help all incoming freshmen fill out their financial aid forms.

“Straw into Gold: The Classic Tale of Rumpelstiltskin”: 2:30, Taylor Performing Arts Center. Blackmail, treachery, and romance are spun into this classic tale. Admission is $1 for adults and 50 cents for children 12 and under.

 

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