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Agencies to visit campus for Not-For-Profit Showcase

Not-For-Profit ShowcaseCareer Services will host a Not-For-Profit Showcase from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Billingsly Student Center Ballroom. Come find out how to use your skills and passion to make a difference in our community! See the attached flier for more information.

‘Suicide Squad,’ Halloween-themed films scheduled

"Suicide Squad"The Campus Activities Board will screen “Suicide Squad” and three other Halloween-themed films the week of Oct. 24. “Hocus Pocus,” about two witches accidentally brought back to life by a young boy, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in Billingsly Student Center’s Phelps Theatre. “Annabelle” – in which a rare vintage doll […]

Film festival to screen ‘The 39 Steps’

"The 39 Steps"Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Cornell Auditorium as part of the British Film Festival. The film offers a look at the “Britich Hitchcock” before the director left England to makes films like “Vertigo” and “Psycho” in the United States. The suspenseful spy story is about […]

Mock Trial team members recognized at Bearcat Invitational

Emily Tarter, Duncan Street and Sarah Scott were recognized during the mock trial tournamentMissouri Southern’s Mock Trial team took several awards during the recent Bearcat Invitational Tournament at Northwest Missouri State University. In this year’s trial scenario, the team is litigating a civil case as they compete to qualify for the Opening Round of Championship Series of the American Mock Trial Association.  Professional writer Riley Winter, age 50 […]

Southern Shuttle to offer United Way information

shuttleFor the final week of the United Way campaign, the Southern Shuttle will be making its way around campus from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, Oct. 28.  “It will be student driven, and it will allow them to tell riders about the United Way and the programs is sponsors,” says Alex Gandy, […]

MSSU Basketball To Host MOSO Madness October 25

rp_primary_basketball_new_sidearmJoplin, Mo. – The Missouri Southern Athletic Department will be hosting its 2016-2017 basketball kickoff, MOSO Madness, on Tuesday, October 25th at 7 pm inside the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center on the campus of MSSU. The men’s and women’s basketball teams will be holding scrimmages open to the public and both teams will be […]

Southern Theatre to stage ‘Veronica’s Room’

(From left)  Austin Henady, Inge Logetenberg, Chelsie Jeffries and Luke Bobbett star in the production of "Veronica's Room."Southern Theatre will present “Veronica’s Room” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, through Saturday, Oct. 29, in the Bud Walton Theatre. This chilling mystery thriller by Ira Levin – author of “Rosemary’s Baby” – explores the thin line between fantasy and reality. Students Susan and Larry find themselves enticed to the Brabissant Mansion by its […]

Ceremony set for mansion’s addition to National Register of Historic Places

Plaques noting the mansion's place on the National Historic Register will be placed near the original entrance, as well as the entrance to the Alumni Association.A dedication ceremony in honor of the Lucius P. Buchanan mansion’s addition to the National Register of Historic Places will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at the Missouri Southern State University Alumni Center. Built in 1926 by Lucius P. “Buck” Buchanan, a wealthy mining developer, the mansion was constructed with a Spanish […]

PBL brings March for Babies to Missouri Southern

The March of Dimes event will be held at Missouri Southern on Oct. 22.The Joplin March for Babies will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Missouri Southern State University’s Fred G. Hughes Stadium. The event – which is being held for the first time on the Missouri Southern campus – will be presented by the university’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda. Since […]

CAB presents “Bad Moms”

bad_momsThe Campus Activities Board will present “Bad Moms” at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, and at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in Phelps Theater. The comedy is about a woman with a seemingly perfect life who feels she is overworked and about to snap. She joins forces with two other moms for a […]