Caribbean Semester Events Go Virtual

A variety of in-person and virtual events have been offered this fall as Missouri Southern celebrates the Caribbean Semester. “The theme semester is a Missouri Southern tradition and has been in existence since 1997,” said Dr. Chad Stebbins, director of the Institute...

Making Connections

ALUMNI HONORED DURING SPIRIT WEEK 2020 While traditional Homecoming activities were not observed this year, the Missouri Southern Alumni Association celebrated with Spirit Week 2020 – an opportunity to recognize several outstanding members of the Lion family. “This is...

Project Stay Approved for Nearly $1.5 Million Grant

The Project Stay program at MSSU was recently approved for a grant by the United States Department of Education that will provide nearly $1.5 million for the program over the next five years. Project Stay works with qualified students to provide resources that will...

Locher Recognized as Outstanding Adviser

Dr. Melissa Locher, associate professor of teacher education, was recently recognized as 2020’s Outstanding Adviser. Students are invited to nominate faculty members for the annual award in recognition of exceptional academic advising. Locher, who has been with...

Certificate Designed To Help Business Owners Get Back On Their Feet

The Center for Entrepreneurship at Missouri Southern offered an Entrepreneurial Planning and Management Certificate entirely online for the Fall 2020 semester. The certificate is designed to prepare individuals to create a business plan for the purpose of starting and...

LaFerlas Honored with New Academic Advising Center in NEZ

A special ribbon-cutting ceremony held Oct. 16 marked the dedication of the new LaFerla Academic Advising Center in the North End Zone Facility. Don and Gloria LaFerla have provided generous support to Missouri Southern for more than 30 years, including multiple...

Radiology Students Allowed to Finish Clinicals During Pandemic

With every major, there are certain criteria that must be met in order to be eligible to graduate. For the 10 seniors in Missouri Southern’s radiologic technology program last spring, that included completing their clinical rotations and competencies through area...