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The front entrance to the Leon C. Billingsly Student Center.

Get to Know MSSU – Billingsly Student Center

Deidre Brown April 26, 2022

Named after the first president of Missouri Southern College, Leon C. Billingsly, the Billingsly Student Center is a hub of activity on MSSU's campus. It is home to the Lion's Den, the bookstore, and many...

Mahiro Kinoshita, a Japanese exchange student, and Thao Nguyen, a Vietnamese exchange student, both participate in the international club.

Students host 7th annual World Music & Cuisine Festival

Alexa Fletcher April 22, 2022

This Saturday, the Missouri Southern State University international students are providing some extra entertainment and food for a low price, hoping to raise money for future events. Jesse Briscoe,...

Next time you are stuck in need of a place to Zoom, study, or relax, heres a few quiet places on campus you can use.

Shhhhhh – Quiet Places on Campus

Deidre Brown April 13, 2022

Shhhhhh - Quiet Places on Campus

MOSO: Did You Know? Student and Staff Discounts

MOSO: Did You Know? Student and Staff Discounts

Deidre Brown April 13, 2022

Many businesses offer discounts to Missouri Southern students and staff, redeemable with the showing of a LionCard, use of a Southern email, or through promo codes. Southern releases a digital coupon...

Southern Hosts First Ever Mock Kill Scenario

Southern Hosts First Ever Mock Kill Scenario

Evan Stepp November 2, 2021

On Oct. 18, students of Missouri Southern’s game and fish enforcement course inspected a mock illegal hunting kill site which took place west of the Mills Anderson Justice Center. The event was a first...

Advantages of Earning a Degree for Law Enforcement Officers

Evan Stepp November 1, 2021

Entry level law enforcement jobs are available to police academy graduates, but for aspiring officers looking to advance in their future career, a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice could be a more...

The Cost of College-Is It Worth It?

Evan Stepp October 27, 2021

For decades, career placement has been a crucial selling point for universities of all locations, acceptance rates, and levels of prestige. Colleges advertising the median salaries of their recent alumni...

Missouri Southern loosens mask regulations

Brooklyn Cady May 21, 2021

Beginning on May 24, Missouri Southern will no longer enforce mask requirements on-campus for fully vaccinated students, faculty, and staff during the upcoming summer and fall semesters.  Southern administrators...

Community reflects on Tarzan Zerbini Circus extending their show for another weekend

Brooklyn Cady May 21, 2021

After a successful opening weekend, the Tarzan Zerbini Circus extended their stay in the Joplin/Webb City area for another week due to “popular demand.”Joplin resident, Jessica Linder, attended the...

Things I wish I knew before starting college

Brooklyn Cady May 20, 2021

A snail-paced semester has come to a close and Missouri Southern bid farewell to hundreds of graduates and welcomed incoming freshman who will be beginning their higher education in the fall.As eager young...

Southern’s new club spreads mental health awareness on campus

Samantha Dowd May 18, 2021

Missouri Southern State University students Haylee Pyburn and Christine Ibeagi recognized a lack of mental health resources at the university and decided to do something about it.Ibeagi met with Project...

Southern sign off; that’s a wrap!

Sierra Witzman May 12, 2021

My time here at Missouri Southern has been one wild ride. From the beginning I thought I knew what I wanted to do, like any fresh out of high school 18-year-old. Within a short amount of time, I changed...

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