MSSU grad’s exhibit finds ‘Safety in Numbers’

Some left only a simple mark – a tacit acknowledgment of their experience. Others left personal accounts. He said it was love Had to get a restraining order Laughed at and not taken seriously Taking in the contents of Jaclyn Kidd’s exhibit “Safety in Numbers” –...


Drones take flight during Lion Fly-In

“It’s all about takeoffs and landings,” says Brian Jones, bringing the white, DJI Phantom 3 in for a gentle landing in the field near the campus tennis courts. Standing under a small tent nearby, Jones’ works the remote while keeping an eye on the monitor and...

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All-Employee Welcome Back meeting set for Aug. 16

The All-Employee Welcome Back meeting is planned for Friday, Aug. 16, in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center. The event will begin with a social starting at 8 a.m., with the program starting at 8:30. Dr. Alan Marble and members of the President’s Cabinet will...

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Variety of events planned for Oceania Semester

Plans are underway to celebrate the Oceania Semester this fall. “The focus will be on Australia and New Zealand, but it’s a region that also includes the Marshall Islands, the Solomon Islands, French Polynesia, New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea,” says Dr. Chad...

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MSSU Van Wrapping at 2019 Tri-State Sign Expo

The newest addition to the University Relations & Marketing Department at Missouri Southern has an official look thanks to John Hipple from Sign Designs and the Tri-State Sign Association.

On Campus with Mike Olmstead: Physical Plant Appreciation Cookout

Every year, for the past 20 years, MSSU’s Physical Plant Department has hosted a staff appreciation cookout – a small way of giving back to the men and women who make a huge impact on campus.

On Campus with Mike Olmstead: 2019 Staff Appreciation Cookout

Once again, members of the President’s Cabinet showed their appreciation to MSSU employees in the form of the annual Staff Appreciation Cookout.

Program Focuses on Joplin Public Works Projects

The new edition of the “Joplin Insider” program airing on KGCS focuses on public works projects underway and planned in the City of Joplin.

University Life

Enrollment event set for Aug. 15 at Missouri Southern

Enrollment event set for Aug. 15 at Missouri Southern

Students who have yet to enroll for the Fall 2019 semester will have an another opportunity from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Missouri Southern State University. New and continuing students can check in at Hearnes Hall. Enrollment and financial aid...

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MSSU Gallery Summer Exhibitions

MSSU Gallery Summer Exhibitions

“sample forms of compensation,” a special exhibition of mixed media objects by Benjamin Cirgin, will run Monday, July 1, through Friday, August 2, in Spiva Art Gallery at Missouri Southern State University. Benjamin Cirgin is an Assistant Professor and Ceramics Area...

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HR & Wellness

Recent hires announced by HR

The following hires have been announced in recent weeks by the Human Resources office. Samuel Sanchez, custodian, Physical Plant Tina Dierkes, adjunct, Teacher Education Caleb Garton, sports medicine assistant, Athletics Aaron Tilsen, head women’s soccer coach,...

Presenters sought for Southern Summit

If you're interested in being part of this year's Southern Summit line-up be sure to complete the Southern Summit Presentation Proposal Form and get into the featured speaker race! Only five slots remain open, and the deadline for proposals is Monday, Aug. 5 Four...


Basketball Teams Again Among The Nation’s Best In Attendance

Indianapolis, Ind. -- For the fifth-straight year, both the Missouri Southern men's and women's basketball teams ranked in the top-20 of NCAA Division II in attendance figures as the organization announced the numbers for the 2018-19 season this week. The Southern men...

Track and Field Teams Recognized For Academic Excellence

Joplin, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern men's and women's track and field teams were recognized by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its academic awards today. To earn the honor, student-athletes had to maintain...