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Check out “Dial ‘H’ for Hitchcock” and tune in for Memorial Day marathon

Jeff Skibbe (left) and Michael Howarth host "Dial 'H' for Hitchcock."Eight Alfred Hitchcock films will be analyzed over the course of five episodes of “Dial ‘H’ for Hitchcock” during the “Memorial Movie Marathon” starting a 9 a.m. Monday, May 25, on 88.7 KXMS. The marathon will conclude at 7 p.m. on Memorial Day, followed by a new week of “Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin,” an […]

KGCS to spotlight public works projects, tourism and music

kgcs logoThe upcoming edition of “Newmakers” on KGCS-TV will focus on the city of Joplin’s Public Works Department, while other programs focus on tourism and recent concerts offered at Missouri Southern.  Public Works Director Nick Heatherly will discuss the 20th Street railroad project and other road projects planned in Joplin. “Newsmakers” will air at 5:30 p.m. […]

Athletes to present funds raised during Pride for Pink campaign

pride_for_pinkAthletes involved in women’s sports at Missouri Southern will present a check for more than $10,000 to the Freeman Foundation during the Athletics Awards Banquet at 6 p.m. Monday, May 4, in Billingsly Student Center’s Connor Ballroom. Throughout the last school year, athletes have sold pink T-shirts and auctioned off jerseys to raise funds for […]

Spring commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 9

Jeff KilbaneMore than 600 students will be awarded degrees during spring commencement ceremonies to be held Saturday, May 9, in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center at Missouri Southern. The 64th graduating class will be divided into two ceremonies and will include 643 students receiving 805 undergraduate degrees and 6 students receiving graduate degrees. The commencement […]

PBL club receives honors at State Leadership Conference

The Phi Beta Lambda club at Missouri Southern State University earned several state honors during the 56th annual State Leadership Conference, held April 11 in Springfield, Mo. The conference featured competitive events for individuals and teams, with students attempting to qualify for the National Leadership Conference to be held June 24-26 in Chicago, Ill. Each […]

Choral and faculty recitals offered week of April 27

Music Department head Brian Fronzaglia will offer a percussion recital on April 29.The Spring Choral Recital and several faculty recitals will be held in the coming week at Missouri Southern. Adjunct instructor Levi Randolph will present a saxophone recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 27, in Corley Auditorium. Dr. Jordan Wilson will offer a free workshop on opera at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28 in Corley. Brian […]

Students compete in statewide mathematics competition

The Missouri Intercollegiate Mathematics Competition will be held at Missouri Southern in 2017.Nine students from Missouri Southern State University competed in the recent Missouri Intercollegiate Mathematics Competition in Rolla, Mo. Held March 26-27 at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, the annual competition is a team event for undergraduates and consists of challenging mathematical problems. The three student teams from Missouri Southern included: Kristina Pritchard, math […]

Displays showcasing student travels to be unveiled April 28

Dots will be added to the maps indicating where students are from or where they have traveled.Two displays showcasing where Missouri Southern State University students come from – both in the United States and abroad – will be unveiled at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, on the second floor of Billingsly Student Center. The displays – Green & Gold Across the U.S. and Green & Gold Across the Globe – will […]

Southern Theatre presents one-act play festival

(From left) Theater students Zach Bradley, Michael Udarbe, Cameron Lopez and Aaron Lawson rehearse a scene from one of the original one-act plays to be staged during "Don't Cut to the Chase."Southern Theatre will present “Don’t Cut to the Chase” – the fourth original one-act play festival at Missouri Southern State University – at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 27, through Saturday, May 2, in the Bud Walton Theatre. The Directing II students spent the first half of the semester writing a 30-minute one-act play. The second […]

KXMS to debut ‘Sonnets by Shakespeare’ on April 23

Duane and Gwen Hunt will perform Shakespeare's sonnets for the ongoing series.KXMS Radio will focus on the sonnets by William Shakespeare in the ongoing short feature “Sonnets by Shakespeare,” to debut on the anniversary of the Bard’s birth (and death), Thursday, April 23. The program will debut during the 5 p.m. hour of “Southern Serenade.” The program will be given over entirely to the music and […]