Not just fun and games: Reacting to the Past course takes students on deep dive into historical events

It’s November of 1941, and members of the Japanese Imperial Court are meeting to discuss the possibility of going to war with the United States. Fushimi Hiroyasu, chief of staff of the Imperial Navy, stands to deliver a message received from the U.S. Embassy. “They...

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Southern Lights set for Wednesday, Dec. 1

Southern Lights set for Wednesday, Dec. 1

Due to continued campus construction, the location for the annual Southern Lights event has been changed. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, Southern Lights will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the Mayes Student Life Center, located...

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Five faculty/staff members join students inducted into ODK

Five faculty/staff members join students inducted into ODK

Thirty-three Missouri Southern students were recently initiated into the Golden Crest Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa – the National Leadership Honor Society. Alongside them, ODK also welcomed five members of the university’s faculty and staff, noting the high praise...

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Seasonal Choral Flourish to return on Dec. 4

Seasonal Choral Flourish to return on Dec. 4

A popular holiday tradition will return to a live setting, with the 12th annual Seasonal Choral Flourish set for 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 812 S. Pearl Ave. Presented by Missouri Southern State University’s Music...

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HR & Wellness


RSVPs sought for Employee Appreciation and Years of Service Brunch

RSVPs sought for Employee Appreciation and Years of Service Brunch

All campus personnel are invited to attend the annual Employee Appreciation and Staff Years of Service Brunch, set for 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, in Young Gymnasium. During the event, the university will honor professional and classified staff who have reached...

Brown Bag to explore the ‘Power of Purpose’

Brown Bag to explore the ‘Power of Purpose’

The search for purpose can be lifelong. Scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, the December Brown Bag event – “Power of Purpose” – will offer strategies that will help you along the way. Attendees will discuss the definition of purpose, learn what research says...

Athletics


Hunnicutt’s Career-High 18 Points Leads Lions over Aggies 80-52

Hunnicutt’s Career-High 18 Points Leads Lions over Aggies 80-52

The Missouri Southern women's basketball team beat Oklahoma Panhandle State 80-52 inside the Leggett & Platt Athletic center on Robert Corn Court behind a career-high 18 points for Kaitlin Hunnicutt. The Lions (2-2) were led by Hunnicutt's 18 points, while she...

Riddle Wins Regional Title, Lions Finish Second

Riddle Wins Regional Title, Lions Finish Second

Ryan Riddle won the individual championship and the Missouri Southern cross country team placed second at the 2021 NCAA Division II Regional Championship held today at the Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course. Riddle continues his undefeated streak as he had a 15 second...

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