The Staff Senate at Missouri Southern met on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

During the meeting, the group encouraged everyone to attend the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration event, scheduled for Jan. 20-22. The annual breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, and a volunteer fair will be offered the following day. For more information, visit

The appreciation committee has 75th anniversary polo shirts still available for all employees who have not received one. Please see Recreation Services to obtain one. Please note that sizes are limited.

Super Leaders is coming up on their fourth semester. The Staff Senate encourages employees to have students apply for this opportunity to learn about Joplin and grow their leadership abilities. More details on the program can be found at

The Staff Senate also wishes to thank everyone for submitting anonymous comments and notes that it is working to address concerns.

January minutes will be posted following their approval during the next Staff Senate meeting, scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in BSC 310.