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“I apologize to the inconvenience of the students and the faculty and staff, but I wont apologize for trying to protect the health and safety of the people that matter,” said University President, Dr. Alan Marble. Read more

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Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Colleen McCain Nelson visited Missouri Southern to speak to college students and faculty about the ins and outs of covering politics in her presentation titled: “Politics and the Press: Testing the Trump Playbook in 2020.” Read more

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After weeks of preparation, Missouri Southern’s Career Services hosted the sixth annual Dress to Impress: Professional Clothing Giveaway on Mar. 4 –A partnership between Southern and the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Network, giving students an opportunity to expand t… Read more

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“Dress for success” is a common term used in colleges and universities, frequently followed by a community sponsored clothing drive to help college students compile a wardrobe for their desired career path.  Read more

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Missouri Southern will host a talent show on March 11 in Corley Auditorium at 7 p.m. where students will compete for $700 in cash prizes.  Read more

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Nickelback has a super fan on Missouri Southern’s campus, and she just so happens to be the President of the College Democrats organization. Jewell Dehon is a senior psychology student who has been involved with the College Democrats since her freshman year. Throughout her tenure, she has he… Read more

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The search is underway for the next president of Missouri Southern. This was the dominant topic of discussion at the Student Senate meeting that occurred at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22 in Billingsly Student Center. Read more

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Missouri Southern’s Project Stay hosted a First-Generation Celebration Day event in Billingsly Student Center Friday, Nov. 8. The event took place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and students and faculty were invited to come celebrate the accomplishments of first-generation students. Read more

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Denise Terry, known to most Missouri Southern students as “Momma D,” has been with the university for the last six years. She works the cashier in the front of the cafeteria and has become a second mom and a mentor to students who live on campus. Read more

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Settling into a new model courtroom, Mock Trial spent an hour on Halloween night, Oct. 31, 2019, preparing for an upcoming tournament at University of Missouri – Kansas City. Criminal Justice Center room 117 is now the home of a comfortable new space for Missouri Southern Mock Trial. Read more

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As the weather cools and fall approaches, persimmons rain down from their tree. They must, because they were still on the tree when Michael Ashley saw them before he went to bed at night, and come morning, they littered the ground, as any fruit does.  Read more

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The Lions’ record falls to 2-7 after losing to the University of Central Oklahoma. The Lions started the game with a quick 14-0 lead, but failed to score again until near the end of the third quarter while allowing the Bronchos to score 24 straight points. The Bronchos would then go on to wi… Read more

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Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a course presented by health professionals Aubrey Doss and Deena Murdock from Joplin's Ozark Center. It’s an eight hour class that takes place from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Nov. 8, in Room 356 of Billingsly Student Center. The entrance’s cost is 30 d… Read more

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As a group of students pool into the classroom for the club meeting, they know they are all here for a reason: to make art and share what they learn and create with the community.  Read more

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Students involved in the Missouri Southern Pollinator Club are learning how to be beekeepers, while promoting habitat health and packaging honey for the rest of campus to enjoy. Read more

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“I learned how to be open and gain confidence, now I am able to express myself freely and I know what I want,” said senior communication major and international student Kotone Kurokawa.  Read more

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An introductory presentation into the history of Australian national identity was held at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2019 in Corley Auditorium. According to John C. Mitcham, associate professor and department of history chair at Duquesne University, the formulation of an Australian identity has… Read more

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KCGS will celebrate 35 years of operation during homecoming weekend. Starting with a social at 6:30 p.m., an event honoring this milestone will be held Saturday, Oct. 5 in Connor Ballroom. Read more

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Missouri Southern has begun the early stages of construction on the new university dorms. The dorms will be located behind the apartment complexes on the northern edge of campus. Read more

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In August, a new program was introduced to Missouri Southern. The Gipson Center for Healthcare Leadership features a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration.The degree is essentially a business degree with an emphasis in healthcare, according to Melinda Brown, director of the Gipson C… Read more

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Missouri Southern’s Spanish club is open to all currently enrolled students. Its purpose is to bring diversity and spread the Hispanic culture to campus. Read more

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In the Ummel Technology Building, students enrolled in the CNC Project & Cost Analysis course are preparing designs for Missouri Southern themed merchandise that may be sold in the campus bookstore. Read more

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The music department at Missouri Southern recently acquired 12 new upright practice pianos and a new grand piano as part of the All-Steinway School initiative. Read more

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