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  • Hues of green, gold, red and orange decorate Missouri State-West Plains each fall.
  • Students can use one of the 60 computer stations in Lybyer's open computer lab to check email or complete assignments.
  • "Let's go Grizzlies, let's go!"
  • Vibrant fall colors create a perfect backdrop for the grizzly bear statue.
  • Interested in nursing as a career? Come to one of our free informational seminars!
  • Thanks to the campus' WiFi system, students can connect easily to the Internet.
  • Hues of green, gold, red and orange decorate Missouri State-West Plains each fall.
  • Students can use one of the 60 computer stations in Lybyer's open computer lab to check email or complete assignments.
  • "Let's go Grizzlies, let's go!"
  • Vibrant fall colors create a perfect backdrop for the grizzly bear statue.
  • Interested in nursing as a career? Come to one of our free informational seminars!Learn more
  • Thanks to the campus' WiFi system, students can connect easily to the Internet.
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Former Grizzly Basketball player Tommie Mabry returned to West Plains to share his story of how basketball and the discipline it provided helped him overcome life's obstacles. www.tommiemabry.com

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Health Information Technology Program
Health Information Technology Program
Missouri State-West Plains offers a Certificate in Health Information Technology and has submitted an Associate in Applied Science degree in Health Information Technology to Missouri’s Coordinating Board for Higher Education for approval. After completing the degree, students could potentially transfer into established bachelor’s degrees in health information technology/administration at selected four-year institutions.
2014 State of the University Address
2014 State of the University Address
Missouri State University-West Plains: State of the University Address
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  • It's a 7th place finish for Missouri State University-West Plains Volleyball at the NJCAA Division I Women's National Volleyball Championship Tournament! The 11th seeded Grizzlies defeated 4th seeded Tyler Junior College 25-22, 22-25, 25-22, 23-25, 15-12 in a five-set thriller! Congrats Grizzlies! Way to stay #GrizzlyStrong!! Stay tuned for more details about the final match of the season!
    November 22 at 3:20 p.m. • 43 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Regular registration begins today, so sign up for classes as soon as possible! #msuwp
    November 22 at 10:00 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • NJCAA TV Volleyball Championships Sports And Athletics News
    November 21 at 5:30 p.m. • 1 comment • 5 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    Missouri State University-West Plains Volleyball will play Tyler Junior College for 7th place Saturday in the NJCAA Division I Women's National Volleyball Championship after dropping today's match to Arizona Western College. Tune in at 1 p.m. at [ visit link ] to watch the Grizzlies' last match of the season!
    NJCAA TV Volleyball Championships in Lexington, Kentucky. NJCAA TV Volleyball Championships Sports, Athletic News, Photos, Videos, Schedules and Rosters
  • ClifSmart Renovations will include Ellis and Hill Halls as well as @missouristatewp projects. Thanks for your support of this revenue bond project.
    November 21 at 3:56 p.m. • 12 retweets • West Plains Twitter
  • The Grizzly Basketball team heads to OK tomorrow for a game against Eastern Oklahoma State College! Good luck!
    November 21 at 3:10 p.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • WPGrizzlyWomen The Grizzlies lost a five set battle in the quarter-finals against 3rd seed College of Southern Idaho 25-27,... fb.me/3ph9Zdrx6
    November 21 at 8:05 a.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Missouri State University-West Plains Volleyball won it's first match in the NJCAA Division I Women's National Championship Tournament, beating Salt Lake Community College 25-21, 23-25, 25-16, 25-21!! More details will follow later today. Go Grizzlies!! #GrizzlyStrong #OurSideMatters
    November 20 at 12:14 p.m. • 41 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Interested in nursing? Come to the Nursing Informational Seminar at 6PM in Looney Room 001 tonight! Find out how to become a nurse at #MSUWP
    November 20 at 11:15 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Don't forget to head down to Putnam tomorrow at 10AM to watch the Grizzly Volleyball team at the NJCAA tournament!
    November 19 at 6:10 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Watch @WPGrizzlyWomen in their first match @njcaavbtourney at 10AM tomorrow at goo.gl/RPSPPg #GrizzlyStrong
    November 19 at 3:30 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • First Time Junior
    November 19 at 2:55 p.m.West Plains Student Journals
    OH MY GOODNESS THE SEMESTER IS ALMOST OVER AND THEN I HAVE ONE MORE SEMESTER AND THEN I LEAVE MISSOURI STATE-WEST PLAINS FOREVER. I just signed up for my last semester of classes at Missouri State University-West Plains. I feel a … Continue reading
  • Lu Adams named new coordinator of Mountain Grove campus
    November 19 at 2:43 p.m.West Plains News
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Lu Adams has been named the new coordinator of Missouri State University-West Plains’ Mountain Grove Extended Campus. Adams, who has worked as the university’s registrar on the West Plains campus since May 20, 2013, will begin her duties at the Shannon Hall facility, 401 East 17th St., on Dec. 1, and […]
  • Prequalification Dec. 3 for next Ozarks Food Harvest delivery
    November 19 at 2:35 p.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The next prequalification for the Ozarks Food Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will be from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the West Plains Public Library Community Room, 750 W. Broadway. December’s mobile food pantry is being sponsored by the food recipients themselves who have been giving what they […]
  • WPGrizzlyWomen The Grizzlies made it to Casper and are ready to get things going at the NJCAA Division I Volleyball... fb.me/3pZwQ4W6C
    November 19 at 2:03 p.m. • 2 retweets • West Plains Twitter
  • NJCAA TV Volleyball Championships Sports And Athletics News
    November 19 at 1:54 p.m. • 6 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    Don't forget, the Missouri State University-West Plains Volleyball Grizzlies hit the court at 10 a.m. Thursday for their first match in the NJCAA Division I Women's National Volleyball Championship Tournament in Casper, Wyoming! Join us at Putnam Student Center to watch live streaming video as they take on Salt Lake Community College or tune in online at [ visit link ] #GrizzlyStrong
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