‘Joplin is my home’: Nick Edwards, ’07, returns to serve as new city manager

Nick Edwards apologizes to visitors for a meeting that ran longer than expected, but there’s no need. It’s his third ...

A Great Journey: Dr. John Jungmann, ’98, Talks Path to Leadership of Missouri’s Largest School District

There are a couple of things you notice when sitting down to talk with Dr. John Jungmann. The first is ...

Service and Community: Tim Arr, ’16, says Job with Indian Health Services an Enlightening Experience

For Tim Arr, his work as an environmental health officer with the Indian Health Service in Lawton, Okla., is more ...

Why I Give: Dan and Jeanette Stengel

It was about a year ago that former Missouri Southern instructor Dan Stengel learned that an accounting scholarship had been ...

Why I Give: Debbie Thompson

“Service above self.” It’s a motto Debbie Thompson says she learned through her involvement with Rotary and it’s one that ...

Why I Give: Heather Van Otterloo

Heather Van Otterloo says she remembers the challenges that faced her as a first-generation college student. A 2005 graduate from ...

Why I Give: Dr. Joel Tupper

Roots are important to Dr. Joel Tupper, who graduated from Missouri Southern with a bachelor’s in biology in 1983. During ...

Why I Give: Bob Kelly

Bob Kelly still remembers homecoming dances in Young Gymnasium, cheering on the football team from the stands of Fred Hughes ...

Why I Give: Dr. Elke Howe

For nearly 10 consecutive years, Dr. Elke Howe has made it a priority to donate to the Engineering Technology Department ...

New Cohort Created in McDonald County

A newly created cohort is allowing some students to complete their degree without having to make the drive to campus. ...