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  • Tickets available now at the West Plains Civic Center Box Office!
  • Students try their hand at racquetball in the Student Recreation Center.
  • Students can use one of the 54 computer stations in Lybyer's open computer lab to check email or complete assignments.
  • Looney Hall houses the University's allied health programs.
  • The Grizzly Tutoring Lab offers students free study help in a variety of subjects.
  • Students take advantage of a nice day to study outdoors.
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Missouri State University - West Plains: Welcome Week 2014

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2013-2014 Year in Review
2013-2014 Year in Review
Watch the highlights and happenings from 2013-2014 at Missouri State-West Plains, including the culmination of the 50th anniversary celebration, the early completion of a year-long community service initiative, and a top 10 ranking by a national publication. Video editing, composition, and motion graphics by student worker Will Mahan.
2014 Convocation Ceremony
2014 Convocation Ceremony
The Second Annual Convocation for new students and their families was held August 17, 2014. The program featured a short address by nationally-recognized student success expert, Dr. Sondra Cave of Olathe, Kansas, and the signing of The Book of Grizzlies by new students.
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  • BRIAN MILLER Magician-Comedian-Musician ...
    BRIAN MILLER Magician-Comedian-Musician tomorrow night! Tickets $8, free for current MSU-WP students!
  • Visit us at the college fair!
    9 hours ago • 1 person likes this • West Plains Admissions Facebook
  • bmmagic @missouristatewp Looking forward to the show! facebook.com/bmmagic for brain teasers, videos, and tour updates!
    11 hours ago • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Musician/magician/comedian Brian Miller will take the civic center stage at 7 p.m. tomorrow! Don't miss this great performance!
    15 hours ago • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Schedule for Grizzly Invitational volleyball tournament changed
    18 hours agoWest Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Due to scheduling conflicts, match times for the Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Invitational volleyball tournament have been changed, according to Head Coach Paula Wiedemann. The tournament is set for Oct. 10 and 11 in Joe Paul Evans Arena at the West Plains Civic Center, 110 St. Louis St., and […]
  • Great college fair!
    18 hours ago • 1 person likes this • West Plains Admissions Facebook
  • The Blue and White Scrimmage starts at 6 tonight at the civic center! Come out and support the Grizzly Basketball team! #msuwp
    September 30 at 3:20 p.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Grizzlies now 10-11 after losses to Jefferson, Indian Hills
    September 30 at 1:21 p.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team will head into this weekend’s tournament at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas, with a 10-11 record after back-to-back losses. The Grizzlies fell to 14th-ranked Indian Hills Community College 20-25, 26-28, 16-25 Monday evening, Sept. 29, in Ottumwa, Iowa, after dropping a […]
  • Adult education program topic of Oct. Friends meeting
    September 30 at 9:46 a.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Information about the Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Program at Missouri State University-West Plains’ will be given at the Friends of the Garnett Library monthly luncheon meeting Friday, Oct. 10, on the Missouri State University-West Plains campus. AEL Program Coordinator Joan Wright will present the program “Adult Education and Literacy: […]
  • College Fair!! ??
    September 29 at 6:01 p.m.West Plains Admissions Facebook
  • Good luck to the Lady Grizzlies as they play Indian Hills tonight in Iowa! #GrizzlyStrong
    September 29 at 4:05 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    September 29 at 2:17 p.m. • 5 comments • 99 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    You can be in this album too! Wear your Grizzly Gear every Monday and send pictures to wpunvicomm@missouristate.edu!
    #msuwp #GrizzlyGearMonday #GrizzlyLife
  • Ba Dum Dum Dum…
    September 29 at 12:02 p.m.West Plains Student Journals
    Rhythm. It seems life always works on a rhythm. I mean, humans are habitual creatures. We settle into a rhythm of life that dictates how we live and many times if this rhythm is interrupted our entire world is thrown … Continue reading
  • Take your first look at the 2014-15 Grizzly ...
    Take your first look at the 2014-15 Grizzly Basketball team at the "Blue and White Madness" scrimmage beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the West Plains Civic Center! Enjoy free food, carnival games, a bounce house and get autographs of the players and Grizzly Cheer Team! Don't miss it!
    September 29 at 12:00 p.m. • 31 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Don't forget to send in your #GrizzlyGearMonday selfies! #msuwp
    September 29 at 9:40 a.m.West Plains Twitter