Why I Give: Dr. Elke Howe

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 at Missouri Southern. The department head, who has been with the university since 2001, knows the impact donors have on her program and students....
New Cohort Created in McDonald County

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. The Higher Learning Commission recently approved the creation of an off-site cohort in the McDonald County R-1 School District. “When students enter...
Two New Certificate Programs Available

Two New Certificate Programs Available

The School of Business has created two new certificate programs that are designed to have broad appeal. The Entrepreneurial Operations Certificate and the Entrepreneurial Planning and Management Certificate launched with the start of the fall semester. “We’ve always...
New Downtown Mural Taking Shape

New Downtown Mural Taking Shape

Downtown Joplin is getting another splash of color thanks to a new four-panel mural being painted under the Sixth Street viaduct. Spearheaded by associate professor Burt Bucher, in conjunction with the Downtown Joplin Alliance, the murals showcase three different...
Campus Mourns Loss of Benefactor Bob Corley

Campus Mourns Loss of Benefactor Bob Corley

Bob Corley, a longtime Joplin businessman and generous benefactor of Missouri Southern State University, died Friday, Sept. 6. Corley, who grew up in Columbus, Kan., graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in business administration. He...