Committed to Success | University welcomes Dr. Dean Van Galen as sixth president

On July 1, Missouri Southern welcomed Dr. Dean Van Galen as its sixth president, during a time of unique challenge in the university’s history. When it comes to taking the reigns as a university president in the midst of a global pandemic, there is no roadmap, he...

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Pride & Purpose 2020

Pride & Purpose 2020

In February, the third annual Pride & Purpose Day recognized two individuals for their outstanding contributions to Missouri Southern. This year’s honorees were Derrick Good, ’97, recipient of the Spirit of Service Award; and Debbie Thompson, recipient of the...

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KC-Area Alumni and Friends Gather for Annual Event

KC-Area Alumni and Friends Gather for Annual Event

Nearly 50 Missouri Southern alumni and friends were on hand for the annual Kansas City After Hours event on March 3. Held at Boulevard Brewery, it was an evening of food, fun and campus updates, said Lee Elliff Pound, director of alumni and constituent relations....

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Athletics


Golf Program Creating New Indoor Practice Facility

Golf Program Creating New Indoor Practice Facility

The men’s and women’s golf programs at Missouri Southern are receiving a major upgrade, in the form of an indoor training facility. The former football locker room in Young Gymnasium is being transformed into a new practice space for the teams through the $90,000...

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Cross Country Teams Successful at MIAA, NCAA Championships

Cross Country Teams Successful at MIAA, NCAA Championships

After repeating as team and individual champions at the MIAA Cross Country Championships at the Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course on Oct. 26, the Missouri Southern men, and sophomore Gidieon Kimutai, followed suit on Nov. 9 during the NCAA Division II Central Region...

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