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Sam Kohrs Selected For NCAA Leadership Forum

sam-kohrs-2015Joplin, Mo. — Missouri Southern junior track and field student-athlete Sam Kohrs has been selected to attend the NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum it was announced recently. Kohrs, a native of St. Charles, Mo., is in his third season with the Lions and has been a mainstay in the middle-distance races for Southern. He is one of […]

CAB presents magician Nash Fung

Nash FungThe Campus Activities Board will host magician Nash Fung at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Corley Auditorium. Hailing from Seattle and performing all over the world, Fung is an innovator in the field of magic. He is known for mesmerizing his audiences with a stunning mix of humor, magic, mind-reading and never-before-seen illusions. He […]

Film fest presents ‘Billy Liar’

"Billy Liar"The British Film Festival will continue with “Billy Liar” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Plaster Hall’s Cornell Auditorium. Directed by John Schlesinger, the 1963 film is about a hapless, working-class young man from the Midlands who can’t stop fantasizing, as he is torn between two fiancees (one played by Julie Christie and the […]

Gubera to present ‘Cottages and Castles, Peasants and Knights’

Dr. Conrad GuberaDr. Conrad Gubera will present “Cottages and Castles, Peasants and Knights: Stereotypes of an Earlier England Prevail in the Cotswolds Area” at noon Monday, Oct. 3, in Corley Auditorium. Remember the images of knights in gleaming armor; the rugged facades of medieval castles; thatched-roof cottages in bucolic, rural villages; meandering streams and country roads draped […]

Kevin Hooks, Hal Bodon to be honored during Homecoming celebration

Bodon and HooksThe Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations at Missouri Southern has announced the recipients of the Outstanding Alumnus and Lion-Hearted awards. Kevin Hooks, a 1992 graduate of Missouri Southern, will receive the Outstanding Alumnus Award. Former soccer coach and Hall of Famer Hal Bodon is the recipient of the Lion-Hearted Award. Both will be honored […]

Events planned for ‘Roary 2016’ Homecoming celebration

Homecoming 2016Roary the Lion will make a bid for the highest office in the land during Homecoming week at Missouri Southern State University. It marks the university mascot’s first bid for elected office. Themed “Roary 2016,” a week of activities will begin on Monday, Oct. 4. It will culminate with the Homecoming game vs. Washburn on […]

Missouri Southern Athletics to induct 2016 Hall of Fame class

hall of fame 2016The Missouri Southern Athletics Department has announced its 2016 MSSU Athletics Hall of Fame Class that will be enshrined as part of Hall of Fame Weekend on Saturday, Sept. 24, as the Lions play host to defending National Champion Northwest Missouri State at Fred G. Hughes Stadium. Amanda Zook (Women’s Soccer – 1999-2002), Allen Barbre […]

CAB presents ‘Purge: Election Year’

purge-election“The Purge: Election Year” will be shown at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, and at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in BSC’s Phelps Theater. In this third installment of the series in which – for one night each year – all crime is legal, a former police sergeant must act as head of […]

‘Ladykillers’ next up for film festival

ladykillersThe 1955 comedy “The Ladykillers” will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Plaster Hall’s Cornell Auditorium as part of the British Film Festival. A gang of dangerous bank robbers disguise themselves as a string quartet so that they can “practice” in the upstairs room they rent from an elderly widow. Directed by […]

Dr. Teverow to discuss importance of Magna Carta

Dr. Paul TeverowDr. Paul Teverow will present “Magna Carta: A Failed Peace Treaty That Still Matters” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Billingsly Student Center’s Phelps Theater. The presentation will explore how Magna Carta, or the Great Charter, originally served to settle some of the differences between King John of England and the baron, his most […]