Nursing program to add spring cohort

Nursing program to add spring cohort

An increase in the number of students in the nursing program, as well as a plan to have them entering the profession year round, is being met with cheers from the local medical community. Currently, Missouri Southern admits a cohort of 60 nursing students each fall....
Southern ambulance gets new look

Southern ambulance gets new look

Missouri Southern’s ambulance now includes the university logo, the EMS Department logo and Missouri Southern’s iconic lion head. Donated to Southern by the METS ambulance service a few years ago, the vehicle is used for simulated emergencies and promotional events....
Mansion added to national historic register

Mansion added to national historic register

The campus’ historic mansion – built in 1920 by Lucius P. “Buck” Buchanan – has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. A ceremony was held on Oct. 21 to formally mark the achievement. Brad Belk, director of the Joplin Museum Complex and member of the...
Nodler named emeritus archivist

Nodler named emeritus archivist

Charles Nodler, professor and archivist for MSSU’s Spiva Library, has been approved for Emeritus status by the Academy of Certified Archivists based in Albany, N.Y. Nodler, who recently began phased retirement, began working at Missouri Southern in 1978 after...
Rob Corn among Hall of Fame inductees

Rob Corn among Hall of Fame inductees

When you think of MSSU basketball, you think of Rob Corn – a vital part of the program for 17 years. On Sept. 24, he joined his father – Robert Corn – as one of the newest members of the Missouri Southern Athletics Hall of Fame. Rob is a part of the game day rituals...
Little class on the prairie

Little class on the prairie

Native Prairie provides outdoor lab for students Gathered near several cars and trucks parked off to the side, the students break off into two groups – one group carrying nets, the other bottles of a pink liquid – and set off by foot into one of the most endangered...