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Josie Welsh joins MSSU as Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Josie WelshAre we, as a University what we claim to be?  Are our efforts bringing the results we want? The primary way to find out is through the complex world of assessment. It’s an office not everyone one campus knows about – but it is one of the most important in determining the answers to these […]

PBL members compete at national conference

PBL members received five Top 10 rankings during the national conference.The Phi Beta Lambda organization at Missouri Southern State University recently received five rankings in the top 10 during the PBL National Leadership Conference, held last month in Chicago, Ill. The four-day conference, held at the Hyatt Regency, featured competitive events for those who qualified from their respective state leadership conferences. Seven students from Missouri […]

Missouri Southern staff, students volunteer for Day of Action

Nicole Brown helps 3-year-old McKenzie Ray make cookies while volunteering at Children's Haven. (Roger Nomer/The Joplin Globe)Thirty-two individuals from Missouri Southern volunteered their time to help better the community during the United Way Day of Action on June 19. They were among more than 200 volunteers who were assigned to a United Way-affiliated partner agency for the day, offering assistance that ranged from spreading mulch and playing with children to organizing […]

Golden Lion scholarship recipients announced

Tiffany Nicole GilfordTiffany Nicole Gilford, a recent graduate of Neosho High School, received the $5,000 Golden Lion Award scholarship during an awards banquet held June 22 at Missouri Southern. Co-sponsored by KSNF/KODE and Beimdiek Insurance, the annual awards pay tribute to the time, talent and efforts that local students have given to better their communities through volunteer […]

Alumni Association plans summer activities

The Sunday Funday swim event for alumni will be held June 28.A family swim event, ice-cream deliveries and a trip to a Springfield Cardinals game are among the summer activities planned by the Alumni Association at Missouri Southern. Sunday Funday will be held from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at the Aquatic Center at Cunningham Park. Alumni and family members can swim for free. […]

KXMS to celebrate ‘The Tempest’ June 22-26

Shakespeare on KXMSTo celebrate the Missouri Shakespeare Festival’s upcoming production of “The Tempest” as well as the companion Shakespeare Academy, KXMS will devote five days to the last play the Bard wrote on his own.  Matt Campbell, who plays Caliban in the production to be offered June 23-28 at Missouri Southern State University, and Robert Carlson, director […]

New hires announced for April/May 2015

More than a dozen new hires have been announced for the months of April and May 2015. Joining Missouri Southern are: Bonnie Branham, custodian, Ummel Ronnie Dawson, evening custodian, Athletics Lisa Dick, part-time custodian, Hearnes Kenneth Evans, assistant men’s football coach Corey Fipps, assistant men’s football coach Meghan Henson, records assistant, Registrar Karen Hoffman, administrative […]

Turf removal underway at Fred G. Hughes Stadium

New turf will be installed at the football field before the start of practice in August.Yard by yard, the green field is slowly being stripped back and rolled into neat bales as work continues to remove the turf from the football field at Missouri Southern’s Fred G. Hughes Stadium. A crew from Byrne & Jones Construction of St. Louis began removing the old turf Monday and will install the new […]

Dean’s List announced for Spring 2015

The Dean’s List has been released for the Spring 2015 semester at Missouri Southern. The list recognizes full-time students from Missouri Southern who earned a grade point average of 3.75 or above on a 4.0 scale. The students qualified for the honor by earning the required GPA while being enrolled in 12 or more hours […]

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 […]