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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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University newsNews and events

  • The Grizzly Basketball team heads to Kansas tonight for a game against Cowley College. Good luck! #msuwp #NoExcuses #basketball
    7 hours agoWest Plains Twitter
  • Don't forget, today is the last day of classes for the week! Offices also will be closed after today! Enjoy the Thanksgiving break!
    10 hours agoWest Plains Twitter
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    Yesterday at 4:00 p.m. • 4 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    Yesterday at 4:00 p.m. • 2 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    Yesterday at 4:00 p.m. • 1 comment • 1 person likes this • West Plains Facebook
  • Grizzlies fall to Eastern Oklahoma in OT – University Communications - Missouri State...
    Yesterday at 2:31 p.m. • 3 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    The Grizzlies, 7-2, fell to the Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers 100-96 Saturday, Nov. 22, in Wilburton in overtime. The basketball team returns to the road Tuesday, Nov. 25, for a 7 p.m. contest against Cowley College in Arkansas City, Kansas, before hosting the Grizzly Thanksgiving Classic Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28 and 29, in Joe Paul Evans Arena in the West Plains Civic Center. [ visit link ] Go Grizzlies!
    News from the West Plains campus of Missouri State University
  • It's #GrizzlyGearMonday! Celebrate this short week by wearing Grizzly Gear! #msuwp #GrizzyLife
    Yesterday at 11:05 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Grizzlies place 7th at NJCAA national volleyball tournament – University Communications -...
    Yesterday at 11:01 a.m. • 11 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    The Missouri State-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team ended its 2014 season on a high note Saturday, Nov. 22, by winning the seventh place match at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Women’s National Volleyball Championship Tournament in Casper, Wyoming. In addition, freshman middle attacker Penny Liu was named to the all-tournament team. See the news release for more details. [ visit link ]
    News from the West Plains campus of Missouri State University
  • 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. • 46 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