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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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Gohn Hall Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Gohn Hall Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Gohn Hall
High School Extravaganza
High School Extravaganza
The excitement of the High School Extravaganza Program has been captured on video so others can learn about this worthwhile program. The program has been made possible for the past five years as part of a Missouri Department of Higher Education federal grant.
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  • Miss Me - (Andy Grammer) A Cappella - Six Appeal
    4 hours ago • 1 person likes this • West Plains University/Community Programs Facebook
    Miss Me - (Andy Grammer) A Cappella - Six Appeal
    Looking for something to do this weekend? Come to the West Plains Civic Center to see SIX APPEAL in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday! These guys are extremely talented musicians who are going to kick off our season with a (beat box) bang!
  • Allied health programs topic of Friends meeting in Sept.
    6 hours agoWest Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Information about Missouri State University-West Plains’ allied health programs will be given at the Friends of the Garnett Library monthly luncheon meeting Friday, Sept. 12, on the Missouri State University-West Plains campus. Amy Ackerson, division chair of nursing and allied health, will give attendees an update on current programs, descriptions […]
  • This year's ambassadors are geared up and ready to go! Can't wait to start training tomorrow. #ambassadorsforlife
    11 hours ago • 5 comments • 27 people like this • West Plains Admissions Facebook
  • HLC continues Missouri State-West Plains’ accreditation
    12 hours agoWest Plains News
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Officials with The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a regional higher education accrediting agency, have voted to continue Missouri State University-West Plains’ accreditation, university officials announced today. University officials received formal notification of the decision by HLC’s Institutional Actions Council (IAC) by letter this week.  In the letter, HLC officials said the […]
  • WPGrizzlyWomen Last scrimmage today at Harding University before our regular season begins at the Tyler Junior College Dana... fb.me/3b91AqHTr
    Yesterday at 3:59 p.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Good luck to the Grizzly Volleyball team! They have an away game tonight! #msuwp #GrizzlyStrong #volleyball
    Yesterday at 3:04 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • 2014 Fall Convocation
    August 19 at 11:06 a.m. • 11 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    An estimated 250 students, faculty, staff and parents attended the 2014 fall convocation for new students at Missouri State University-West Plains Sunday, Aug. 17, at the West Plains Civic Center. Guest speaker Dr. Sondra Cave, a higher education consultant with the Gallup Organization, encouraged students in their academic and collegiate life experiences through her presentation "Journey Towards Excellence."
    An estimated 250 students, faculty, staff and parents attended the 2014 fall convocation for new students at Missouri State University-West Plains Sunday, Aug. 17, at the West Plains Civic Center. Guest speaker Dr. Sondra Cave, a higher education consultant with the Gallup Organization, encouraged students in their academic and collegiate life experiences through her presentation "Journey Towards Excellence."
  • This is the last week you can charge your books to your account at Drago. If you need to do this, do it this week!
    August 19 at 10:49 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • First day enrollment figures announced
    August 19 at 9:52 a.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo.– A total of 1,928 students began classes Monday morning, Aug. 18, the first day of the 2014 fall semester, at Missouri State University-West Plains, university officials announced. That is the number of students enrolled as of Sunday evening, Aug. 17, the end of regular registration period for the fall semester, university […]
  • Don't forget, some offices are now open until 7PM on Mondays and Tuesdays! Take advantage of these extended hours!
    August 18 at 3:59 p.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    August 18 at 2:33 p.m. • 4 comments • 76 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!
  • Chancellor Bennett welcomes Danisha Hogue ...
    Chancellor Bennett welcomes Danisha Hogue and Haylea Rackley to Missouri State-West Plains this morning. Fall semester classes started today. Share your first day photos on campus at #GrizzlyLife
    August 18 at 1:31 p.m. • 1 comment • 37 people like this • West Plains Facebook
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    Chancellor Bennett welcomes Laura Werland to campus on the first day of classes. #msuwp #GrizzlyLife pic.twitter.com/301m9rsDJa
    August 18 at 1:28 p.m. • 3 retweets • West Plains Twitter
  • This is the last week you can change your schedule! If you need to change it, do it by Friday, Aug. 22!
    August 18 at 12:59 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Start off the school year right by wearing Grizzly Gear! #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp
    August 18 at 12:09 p.m.West Plains Twitter