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 Stadium and enjoying live music and comedy acts in Taylor Auditorium during his years at Missouri Southern. “I had a wonderful experience at...

Aubrey Doss, ‘09, Teaches ‘First Aid’ Approach to Youth in Crisis

Mental health is an issue that tends to be talked about in negative terms, says Aubrey Doss. “We know that youth and even adults in this area don’t always seek out mental health treatment,” she says. “We tend to talk about people being ‘crazy,’ but not in terms of the...

Baseball Qualifies for NCAA Tournament

The MSSU baseball team was picked to finish sixth in the MIAA Preseason Coaches’ Poll, but the Lions finished just one game out of first place and qualified for the team’s third NCAA Tournament in the past seven seasons. Head coach Bryce Darnell was named the MIAA...

2019 Hall of Fame Class Announced

The Missouri Southern Athletic Department has announced its 2019 Hall of Fame class. The list of inductees includes one former coach, three track and field athletes, and two basketball teams, who will be honored as part of Hall of Fame Weekend. Coach Jon Lantz...

Track and Field Sends Record Number to Championships

Missouri Southern’s outdoor track and field team qualified a record-high 19 student-athletes for the 2019 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Kingsville, Texas, in late May. The Lions came away with 12 All-American performances, led by a national...

Health Sciences Students Provide Care to Local Residents

Students and faculty from the dental hygiene, respiratory therapy and nursing programs offered education resources, screenings and other services to a group of residents this spring. Joined by their counterparts in the social work and kinesiology departments, they...

Family Day Allows Kids to Explore World of Healthcare

A morning of fun and informative activities for children ages 5 and up were just what the doctor ordered during the Health Sciences Family Day on April 27. Participants had the opportunity to see what it is like to be a patient and a healthcare professional. The event...

New Center for Healthcare Leadership Taking Shape

Construction is underway to transform space in the Julio S. León Health Sciences building into the Gipson Center for Healthcare Leadership. “We’re creating two classrooms, a conference room and faculty offices,” says Melinda Brown, who recently joined Missouri...

Alumni Recognized During MOSO Monday

Four School of Education alumni were recognized during this spring’s MOSO Monday event. “Nominations come from our community partners, such as schools or businesses that employ our graduates,” said Lorinda Hackett, interim dean of the School of Education. “Each...