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Students hope to defend NASBITE competition championship

Team members began reviewing their case on Thursday.Students from Missouri Southern’s Plaster School of Business have entered the 2015-16 NASBITE International Student Case Competition as the defending champions. The five-member team is working on a 20-page analysis that involves the Ohio-based Cleveland Whiskey, which is looking to expand globally – specifically into Singapore. Papers are blind-reviewed, with the top three teams invited […]

Spiva Library to host open house Oct. 15-16

The George A. Spiva Library will host an open house from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, and Friday, Oct. 16. The event will have a movie theme, and participants can enter to win a Kindle Fire tablet. There will be free refreshments to enjoy as you learn more about what library services, […]

Two patrol officers join University Police Department

The new patrol officers were sworn in on Oct. 5.Two new officers have been added to the University Police Department. Patrol Officers Victor Sly and Cesar Maturino were sworn in during a ceremony Monday morning. The ceremony was conducted by Ken Kennedy, chief of the department. Maturino began work earlier this month. Sly will begin his duties on Oct. 13. For information about the services […]

Southern Wind Ensemble to feature mix of old and new

Southern Wind EnsembleThe Southern Wind Ensemble will present their fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, in Taylor Performing Arts Center. Under the direction of Dr. Rick Espinosa, the student performance group will feature a mix of old and new selections. “We’ll be starting out with a modern fanfare, and there will be a Spanish pasodoble […]

Film fest continues with ‘Goya in Bordeaux’

large_2uvowkZyOvLBiPuqGdb5PJcoeWvThe International Film Festival will present “Goya in Bordeaux” at 7 p.m. Thursday in Cornell Auditorium. Carlos Saura’s film focuses on painter Francisco Goya during the last years of his life, during his self-imposed exile in Bordeaux. Though he was deaf, ailing and nearing death, it was during this period that he created some of […]

CAB to screen ‘Trainwreck’

Amy Schumer and Bill Hader star in "Trainwreck."The Campus Activities Board will screen the comedy “Trainwreck” at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, and 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, in Phelps Theatre. Amy Schumer stars as a magazine writer who actively avoids romantic commitment. She’s forced to consider growing up when she falls for a successful sports doctor. Rated R. Free […]

Entries sought for Paint the Town Green and Gold

Atlas Safe Room received Best Exterior recognition in 2014.Area businesses have until Oct. 16 to register to participate in Missouri Southern State University’s annual Paint the Town Green and Gold event. “It’s a fun event for us,” said Landon Adams, director of student activities. “We want to give our supporters an outlet to show their Lion pride.” All participants will receive two tickets […]

Drumline headed to Kansas City for American League series

The Missouri Southern drumline performs during Game 1 of the World Series.The Missouri Southern State University drumline is headed back to Kauffman Stadium to help energize the crowds as the Kansas City Royals begin the American League Division Series on Thursday, Oct. 8. The 20 members of the Royal Thunder drumline will entertain audiences during tailgate and pre-game activities and at the game itself on Thursday […]

Art, biology departments team for painting experience

A map of the prairie land preserved by Missouri Southern.The Art Department will team with the Department of Biology and Environmental Health for a plein air painting experience from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, on the prairie preserve at Missouri Southern. The students in Kyle McKenzie’s beginning painting class will work on oil paintings in the prairie setting while Dr. Teresa Boman […]

Applications sought for Angel Tree program

The MSSU Angel Tree, 2014.The MSSU Angel Tree Committee and Staff Senate will once again host an Angel Tree for Pell-eligible students with children under the age of 15. Applications for the program are available at or They must be turned in at the Recreational Services Office (BSC 241) by Oct. 23. The event is held on […]