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  • 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.
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Student Body President Shelby Harris takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

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Dr. Drew Bennett, Chancellor of MSU-WP, Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS
Dr. Drew Bennett, Chancellor of MSU-WP, Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS
Dr. Drew Bennett, Chancellor of MSU-WP, takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS.
Garnett Library Update - Phase 1
Garnett Library Update - Phase 1
Time lapse video showing the "From Collection to Connection" project of remodeling the library reference area and the installation of new compact shelving.
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University newsNews and events

  • A reminder, classes will not meet and the campus will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Enjoy the extra day off and be safe!
    14 hours ago • 14 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Tomorrow at the bell tower there will be a Garbology competition from 9-10:30AM! Come join in the fun, or cheer on your favorite team!
    18 hours agoWest Plains Twitter
  • Want to get involved on campus? Check out our list of student organizations here: goo.gl/hdHPe1#Grizzly…
    August 27 at 3:19 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Plans underway for study abroad opportunity in India during summer 2015
    August 27 at 1:52 p.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Students at Missouri State University-West Plains will have the opportunity to study abroad in India during July 2015. University officials announced plans are underway to take a group of students to India during the second half of the 2015 summer session, July 6-30, to learn more about one of the […]
  • Grizzlies to host 5-on-5 basketball tournament fundraiser Sept. 20
    August 27 at 1:49 p.m.West Plains News
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Basketball team will host a five-on-five basketball tournament Saturday, Sept. 20, at the West Plains Civic Center, 110 St. Louis St., and the Student Recreation Center, 323 W. Trish Knight St., to raise funds for the team. The tournament is for anyone age 16 and […]
  • Blast from the past: Premature baby featured on KY3 in 1996 is all grown up & off to college
    August 27 at 9:49 a.m. • 1 comment • 24 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    Current Missouri State-West Plains student Baylee Carroll is featured in this piece from KY3 News.
    Baylee Carroll, born at just 2lbs, is now a healthy young woman. Local agencies stepped in to provide specialized care at birth.
  • Don't forget, several offices have extended hours on Mondays and Tuesdays! Take advantage of these extra hours! goo.gl/UTSJ3s
    August 26 at 4:49 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Ambassadors Fall 2014
    August 26 at 4:34 p.m. • 11 comments • 155 people like this • West Plains Admissions Facebook
    Leah Lehman, Bolivar High School Graduate 2013
    25 new photos
  • SGA President Shelby Harris answered Chancellor Bennett's ALS #IceBucketChallenge Monday afternoon. goo.gl/8qZDIA
    August 26 at 1:46 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Shelby Harris ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
    August 26 at 1:45 p.m. • 7 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    SGA President Shelby Harris answered Chancellor Bennett's ALS #IceBucketChallenge Monday afternoon. See the videotaped results at [ visit link ]
    Shelby Harris ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
    Student Body President Shelby Harris takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS
  • Annual Grizzly Fall Picnic scheduled for Sept. 3
    August 26 at 9:19 a.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – All area residents are invited to help Missouri State University-West Plains and the Grizzly Booster Club celebrate the new athletic seasons during the annual Grizzly Fall Picnic at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the West Plains Civic Center Exhibit Hall. A complimentary picnic meal will be served free of […]
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    August 25 at 4:31 p.m. • 4 comments • 81 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
  • Photos of Rhett and Link
    August 25 at 4:13 p.m. • 1 comment • 11 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    This is Emily Yeager showing off her shoes and her Grizzly Gear on this beautiful Grizzly Gear Monday!
    Ready for classes with my mythical shoes! #grizzlylife
  • Grizzlies will take 2-2 record into Salt Lake tournament
    August 25 at 1:44 p.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team will take a 2-2 record into the Salt Lake Community College Invitational Tournament Friday and Saturday, Aug. 29-30, in Salt Lake City, Utah, after opening their season at the Dana Hatch Invitational hosted by Tyler Junior College this past weekend, Aug. 22-23, […]
  • Prequalification Sept. 3 for next Ozarks Food Harvest delivery
    August 25 at 1:42 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, Sept. 3, at the West Plains Public Library Community Room, 750 W. Broadway. September’s mobile food pantry is being sponsored by the Rotary Club of West Plains, Elizabeth Grisham, Stewart-Morrison Redi-Mix […]