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Wellness to screen ‘Gimme Shelter’

"Gimme Shelter"The Wellness Program will screen the film “Gimme Shelter” at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in Phelps Theatre in Billingsly Student Center. The film is based on the true story of a pregnant 16-year-old girl who struggles for survival while living on the streets. Her journey leads her to a suburban shelter for homeless teens […]

Faculty art exhibition on display

“Character,” a faculty exhibition of experimental typography, is on display in the Spiva Art Gallery on the campus of Missouri Southern State University. The exhibit features works by faculty members Frank Pishkur, Amber Mintert, Kyle McKenzie, Devon Estes, Ed Outhouse, Burt Bucher and Peggy Lierheimer. A reception is planned for 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, […]

MSSU softball complex to be dedicated to Pat Lipira

Pat LipiraA ribbon cutting and dedication for the Pat Lipira Softball Complex has been scheduled for Sunday, April 3. Lipira was the Missouri Southern softball coach from 1982-2000. She compiled a record of 632-275 during this period, guiding the Lions to six NCAA Regional appearances, four MIAA Championships and the NCAA National Championship in 1992. She […]

Michael Kent to perform Feb. 10

Michael KentComic and magician Michael Kent will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Corley Auditorium at Missouri Southern State University. Kent – whose accolades include Campus Activities Magazine’s Entertainer of the Year, and the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities’ Magician of the Year – offers a blend of irreverent comedy and satire. […]

Students inducted into physics honor society

The first induction ceremony for Sigma Pi Sigma was held Jan. 30.Five students were inducted into the newly formed Sigma Pi Sigma chapter on Jan. 30 at Missouri Southern. An organization of the American Institute of Physics, Sigma Pi Sigma exists to honor outstanding scholarship and encourage interest in physics. Founded in 1921, there are more than 90,000 members. The weekend ceremony marked the first class […]

CAB to screen ‘Hunger Games’ series

"The Hunger Games"The Campus Activities Board will screen all the films in “The Hunger Games” series starting Monday, Feb. 1. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, the movies are based on the young adult books by author Suzanne Collins. Katniss Everdeen, from the poorest district in Panem, is thrust into a battle for survival when she volunteers to take her […]

Southern Theatre to stage ‘This is Our Youth’

Cameron Lopez, Sean Botts and Valerie Stockton star in "This is Our Youth."Southern Theatre will present “This is Our Youth” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, through Saturday, Feb. 6,  in the Bud Walton Theatre.  on the campus of Missouri Southern State University. In Kenneth Longeran’s play, Warren is the hero-worshipping friend of Dennis, a small-time drug dealer and son of a famous painter father and social […]

Program to help business owners, residents create disaster plans

center for entrepreneurshipA series of programs designed to help residents and business owners create a disaster plan will be offered by the City of Joplin, the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, Missouri Southern State University and the St. Bernard Project. The St. Bernard Project (SBP) partnered with Rebuild Joplin to repair homes for more than 180 families […]

Southern Baseball Picked To Win 2016 MIAA Title

Missouri Southern captured the 2015 regular season and post-season MIAA championship.The Missouri Southern baseball team has been picked to defend its MIAA Title as the league released the 2016 Preseason Coaches Poll this week. Southern won the 2015 regular season and post season MIAA Championships and picked up 11 of the 13 possible first-place votes and 166 points. Emporia State was picked second and received […]

CAB to screen ‘Bridge of Spies’

'Bridge of Spies'Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies” will be screened at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, and at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, in Phelps Theatre. Set during the Cold War, and American lawyer is recruited to defend a suspected Soviet spy in court and later to exchange him for a captured American spy plane […]