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Jazz Orchestra plans Swingin’ Holiday show

img_0342  The Southern Jazz Orchestra will offer a “Swingin’ Jazz Holiday Show” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in Corley Auditorium. Under the direction of Freddie Green, assistant professor of music, the concert will feature a variety of big band jazz and holiday favorites. Admission is free and open to the public.

Southern Theatre presents ‘Another Mother Goose Mystery’

"Another Mother Goose Mystery"Southern Theatre and the Show-Me Celebration will present “Another Mother Goose Mystery: Old King Cole’s Missing His Bowl” at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 4, in Missouri Southern State University’s Taylor Performing Arts Center. Written and directed by Lyndall Burrow, the Theater Department’s assistant technical director, the play follows Old King Cole […]

Southern Lights, Bookstore discount on Dec. 7

Southern LightsThe 10th annual Southern Lights holiday festival will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Lion Plaza in front of Billingsly Student Center. Activities will include horse-drawn carriage rides, pictures with Roary, cookie decorating, holiday crafts, and hot cocoa, cider and cookies. A tree-lighting ceremony with the university president will […]

‘Seasonal Choral Flourish’ set for Dec. 9-10

MSSU's Chamber SingersThe seventh annual performance of “A Seasonal Choral Flourish” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10, at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 812 S. Pearl Ave. Presented by the choral/vocal division of the Department of Music at Missouri Southern, it will feature performances by the Chamber Singers, Jazz […]

Black Student Union offers ‘Caroling for a Cause’

not_lines-01The Missouri Southern Black Student Union will host “Caroling for a Cause” from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday on the Oval, and at 5:30 p.m. at the Lions home basketball game in Leggett & Platt Athletic Center. Members will perform a variety of Christmas carols for donations. Funds raised will help the group pay for […]

Financial Aid announces new FAFSA, grant information

financial-aid-cornerHaven’t filed for financial aid for next year? The Financial Aid Department has announced some important dates to keep in mind. Students can file their 2017-18 FAFSA now. The cycle for the academic year began on Oct. 1 rather than Jan. 1, 2017. Those filing can use 2015 income tax information. Also, the Access Missouri […]

Vincent Kiprop Wins Cross Country National Championship

kipropTampa, Fla. — Missouri Southern sophomore distance runner Vincent Kiprop took the lead about 500 meters into the race and didn’t look back as he won the National Championship at the 2016 NCAA Cross Country Championships hosted by Saint Leo University. The Lions, as a team, placed seventh overall. It is the second-highest finish for a […]

Boutique Bonanza set for Nov. 29

boutiqueThe Missouri Southern Alumni Association will present the Boutique Bonanza from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Ralph L. Gray Alumni Center. The festive shopping experience will feature local merchants offering a wide variety of holiday gifts. Vendors will include B. Hayes Designs, Colonial House, Her Saving Grace, Madison Lane Interiors, […]

Student Writing Contest winners announced

Pictured (from left): Kimberly Teed, Hannah Kelly, Charles Finch and Emily Harris.The winners of the annual First-Year Student Writing Contest were announced on Nov. 16 at Missouri Southern. The four winners were announced during a luncheon with author Charles Finch. His novel, “The Last Enchantments,” was the common read for all University Experience 100 classes during the fall semester. Finch drew on personal experience for his […]

Safe Zones available across campus

MSSU_SafeZone_LogoAs a reminder for our students, faculty and employees, there are nearly 50 campus offices that have been designated as Safe Zones.  The Missouri Southern Safe Zone program was created to have a network of knowledgeable faculty, staff and students in order to create safe and open environments for everyone. Safe Zone allies can be […]