Career Services is seeking help from faculty and staff members to recruit students for the Spring 2017 Super Leader Program.

The Super Leader Program is a joint effort between Missouri Southern State University and the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network to identify, cultivate and motivate future community leaders currently enrolled in college. Through the program, participants will learn about career opportunities in the community, gain valuable networking contacts, and see Joplin in terms of the “big picture.”

We had a great group of students this past fall. Hear first-hand what participants had to say about their experience:

How can you help?

Choose at least one student that could benefit from the program and encourage them to apply. We have found that many students considered applying but never followed through until someone encouraged them individually. Check out the postcard below for more details, and feel free to forward it to any students who you think would benefit from the program.

Deadline to apply

Applications for the Spring 2017 program are due Jan. 27, and are available at



If you have any questions or concerns, visit the Super Leaders website or contact Alex Gandy, Director of Career Services, at ext. 3137 or