Category: Admin News

Bill Gipson appointed to Board of Governors

Bill Gipson is quick to give credit to his alma mater when talking about his career. “I’ve said this a number of times, but if it weren’t for Missouri Southern, I don’t think I would have been able to achieve what I was able to...

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Focus groups start search for next MSSU president

Moving forward with the search for the next university president, the Board of Governors at Missouri Southern State University has announced that two public focus groups will be held to help start the process. The meetings will...

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Video: Board of Governors meeting, Nov. 15, 2013

  Video from the Nov. 15 meeting of the Missouri Southern State University Board of Governors meeting has been posted. The meeting included approval of plans for a $14 million residence hall complex to be constructed north...

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Board of Governors meeting today

The November meeting of the Board of Governors of Missouri Southern State University will be held today, Friday, Nov.15, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Boardroom (Billingsly Student Center Room  310). Faculty, staff, students and...

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MSSU to host science fair

The 25th annual Missouri Southern Regional Science Fair will be held Tuesday, March 25, in the third floor ballroom of Billingsly Student Center at Missouri Southern State University.

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Veterans Week Memorial Ceremony

In honor of those that have or are currently serving, a memorial ceremony was held on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at the MSSU veteran memorial site. The memorial ceremony featured guest speaker Major Erv Langan and military science...

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Employee appreciation

Employees are reminded to mark their calendars and plan to attend an All Employee Appreciation Brunch to be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 20 in Connor Ballroom, BSC. Four valuable staff members will be recognized and rewarded...

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Fox to preside over MSPMA

Mike Fox, Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor, and Frank and Vida Martinez, MSSU Physical Plant Custodial Services team members, recently attended the 2013 Missouri School Plant Managers Association Fall Conference at Lodge of the...

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Speaker cancels

Italian Semester speaker, Mindy Lindeman, will be unable to visit campus. The “Pressed for Time: Olive Oil 101” slated for Thursday, Oct. 31 will not be held, according to Dr. Chad Stebbins, Institute of International...

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New Mobile App now available

Students at Missouri Southern State University are now making use of a convenient new Missouri Southern app for their mobile phones. The app allows students to stay connected to the University by providing access to information...

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Welcome Week Next Week at MSSU!

“Welcome Week” will take place at Missouri Southern State University Aug. 18-23. Sponsored by a variety of campus offices, the week includes a selection of events to welcome students to the MSSU campus. The...

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Information Technology update

The transition to new student Microsoft Office365 email service, as required by Microsoft, was processed much faster than anticipated, according to Information Technology Network Services team. Students must now visit...

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Community Day brings groups to campus

Community Day took place on campus on Wednesday, August 21.  The event was dedicated to introducing the campus community to local businesses and organizations. About 900 new students, 4,500 returning students and hundreds of...

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Board chair announces Interim President

The Board of Governors at Missouri Southern State University has announced Dr. Alan D. Marble will serve as Interim President of the University. Dr. Marble will begin his new responsibilities at MSSU on July 1, 2013. “We...

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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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Writing Excellence Awards

The Missouri Southern State University Writing Program Committee selected four student winners for the Spring/Fall 2012 Writing Excellence Awards.  Inaugurated in 2007, this award acknowledges outstanding papers written in upper...

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National recognition for Education programs

Three areas at MSSU, Secondary English/Language Arts Education, Middle School Education, and Elementary Education, have once again earned national recognition from their respective professional associations. These programs have...

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New Employee Welcome Reception

The Leadership Academy cordially invites you to MSSU’s New Employee Welcome Reception. The reception will be held from 3 – 4 p.m.on Wednesday, March 27 in the Ralph L Gray Alumni Center. The MSSU Leadership Academy...

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19th Annual Jeans Lecture

 The 19th annual Jeans Lecture in History, featuring Christopher Capozzola, will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday April 4 in Anderson Justice Center Auditorium at MSSU. Capozzola will present “Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I...

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SBTDC Newsletter now available

 The  Small Business & Technology Development Center newsletter SBTDC Update is now available. Sherry Noller of the SBTDC says featured stories include a rundown on the upcoming 2013 Veterans Enterprise Forum and a look at...

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Board Meeting, Retreat open to campus community

This month’s meeting of the Board of Governors of Missouri Southern State University will begin at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 14. The March Board meeting will be followed by the Board of Governors Retreat on Friday, March...

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The Southern family is growing!

The Southern family is growing!  Kim Noll, Human Resources, says three additional  employees joined Missouri Southern State University in the month of February. The three include: Darren Helms, Custodial, Custodial Day...

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Board of Governors plans Annual Retreat

The March Board of Governors’ meeting will begin at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 14. An all-day retreat for the Board will be held on Friday, March 15.  Both of these will be held in the Boardroom in the Billingsly Student...

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MOSO Trivia Night

You are invited to take part in the first ever MOSO Trivia Night with the Missouri Southern Athletics Department!  It will take place on Thursday March 28 in the Billingsly Student Center Ballroom. There will be a social at 6...

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Phonathon dialing is underway!

The dialing is now underway! The Missouri Southern Foundation will conduct its annual Phonathon through Wednesday, Feb 27. Michael Fontana, Development Officer – Annual Fund/Scholarships, says this year’s Phonathon will...

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Grad Expo February 25

Grad Expo will take place on 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and again from 4- 5:30 p.m.  on Monday, Feb. 25 at the Ralph L. Gray Alumni Center at Missouri Southern State University. The Expo is designed for students expecting to participate...

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SNA selling Cerebral Palsy hearts

The Student Nurses Association is selling Cerebral Palsy hearts for $1 during the month of February. Anyone interested in making a purchase may stop by the Nursing department on the second floor of the Health and Science...

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MSSU, City of Joplin to construct Walking Trail

 Missouri Southern State University and the City of Joplin have announced their intent to work together to create the city’s newest Walking Trail. The proposed trail, announced in early February,  would connect the campus...

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MSSU remains an excellent value

Missouri Southern will remain the most affordable four-year public institution of higher learning in the State of Missouri, despite a recent tuition adjustment. At its meeting on Friday, Feb. 15, the Board of Governors of...

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