Dental Hygiene Students Brush Up for Annual Fundraiser

For the second year in a row, the Dental Hygiene program has made “Change-ing Smiles” a top priority. Change jars were distributed around campus in an effort to raise funds to benefit not only the program, but to meet the dental needs of residents throughout the...

Teacher Education Expands Dual Credit Opportunities

The Teacher Education Department is expanding opportunities for high-school students to get a jump start on their college studies. High-school students from Webb City, McDonald County, Southwest Washburn and Lamar have joined Carthage and Carl Junction in offering...

New Archery & Air Rifle Course Teaches Students The Basics Of The Sports

“You’re going to take your first shot today,” Sarah Trout tells the nine students gathered at the back of the gymnasium. Before them are two racks of air rifles, and a shooting range and backdrop that were assembled at the beginning of class. Trout issues two short...

MSM Program Goes Fully Online

Launched in the fall of 2016, the Master’s in Management program has received a few upgrades this semester. “We wanted to be able to reach a broader market,” said Dr. Jeff Zimmerman, dean of the Plaster College of Business. “Classes are 100 percent online in 8-week...

Students Take a Stab at Learning Sword-Fighting Basics

Students with an interest in learning the history and basic techniques of sword fighting formed the new Historical Sword Fighting Club this semester. “We have a stage combat class next semester, but there are no HEMA organizations in town,” says Erick Wolfe, chair of...

Service-Learning Project aims to Restore Trail Near Biology Pond

A unique ecosystem on the Missouri Southern campus is getting some much needed TLC thanks to a student-led project. Restoring a 300-meter walking trail near the Biology Pond is the focus of Jeremiah Cline’s service-learning project through the Biology Department. “The...