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...

On Campus


MSM Program Goes Fully Online

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...

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Hewitt Joins MSSU as Dean of Admissions

Hewitt Joins MSSU as Dean of Admissions

Dr. Shellie Hewitt joined Missouri Southern in September as the new Dean of Admissions. Hewitt, who has worked in higher education for the last 12 years, came to Missouri Southern from the University of Central Missouri, where she served as director of Graduate and...

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Alumni


Cliff Erwin Recognized with Outstanding TV Alumni Award

Cliff Erwin Recognized with Outstanding TV Alumni Award

As part of this year’s Homecoming festivities, KGCS celebrated its 35th anniversary with a special dinner that honored the recipient of the Outstanding TV Alumni Award. The recipient of the award, which was established in 2014, was Cliff Erwin. Erwin, who graduated...

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Athletics


Baseball Qualifies for NCAA Tournament

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...

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2019 Hall of Fame Class Announced

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...

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