‘The key to my survival’: Michelle Wood talks HOPE 4 You, annual pink ribbon bagel fundraiser

When it comes to breast cancer, early detection is the key to survival. “Any time you wait – whether it’s because you’re concerned about a deductible, or the cost of a mammogram or an ultrasound – that could put you into Stage 3 or Stage 4,” says Michelle Wood,...

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Students invited to Innovation and Technology Summit

Students invited to Innovation and Technology Summit

Students from the College of Business and others interested in technology and related fields are invited to participate in the inaugural Joplin Regional Innovation & Technology Summit. Presented by the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, the Nov. 5 event will focus...

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Japan Day designed with community in mind

Japan Day designed with community in mind

As part of the Japan Semester at Missouri Southern State University, a slate of activities open to the community will be offered on Japan Day on Saturday, Oct. 23. The event will offer a wide variety of interactive arts, games and cultural activities, and an...

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Whitney Mestelle, ’14, to present DEI workshops

Whitney Mestelle, ’14, to present DEI workshops

When Whitney Mestelle graduated from Missouri Southern in 2014, it was with the plan of eventually becoming a track and field coach. Her career track led in some unexpected directions, however. A former NCAA All-American, Mestelle will return to Missouri Southern this...

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HR & Wellness


Open enrollment, deferred comp sessions planned

Open enrollment, deferred comp sessions planned

Sessions on insurance enrollment and the Missouri Deferred Comp offering will be offered for campus employees. This year, employees will again be able to make their 2022 medical, dental, vision, flex and dependent care elections via the online portal,...

October Brown Bag to focus on beating burnout

October Brown Bag to focus on beating burnout

Everyone feels pressure at times, but is what you’re experiencing stress or are you suffering from burnout? “Beating Burnout” will be the topic of this month’s Brown Bag event, which is set for noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, in BSC 341. The session will also be...

Athletics


Eight Lions Named NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes

Eight Lions Named NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes

The Missouri Southern softball program had eight student athletes named NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes from the 2020-21 season announced by the association earlier this week. Individual student athletes need to have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher to be...

McCrae, Greer Lead Lions After Day One

McCrae, Greer Lead Lions After Day One

The Missouri Southern men's golf team is in 12th and the Lions have a pair of golfers in the top-ten after the first 36 holes of the MSSU Men's Fall Classic at Shangri-La Country Club. Tradgon McCrae is tied for second after the first two rounds. McCrae had six...

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