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  • Tickets for the national tour on sale now at the West Plains Civic Center Box Office. Call (417) 255-7966 for information on group rates!
  • 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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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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Missouri State University-West Plains: Health Information Technology
Missouri State University-West Plains: Health Information Technology
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.
Missouri State University-West Plains: State of the University Address
Missouri State University-West Plains: State of the University Address
Missouri State University-West Plains: State of the University Address
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  • Red Carpet Days:
    Our group campus visit program for high school juniors and seniors includes an information session, academic program fair, a walking tour, complimentary lunch, and opportunities to visit with faculty, staff and students about what the campus has to offer. Sign up for a Red Carpet Day.
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    Learn how our students are finding success at Missouri State-West Plains.
    Learn how our students are finding success at Missouri State-West Plains.
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    ASK Week
    November 10-14
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    Official Summer/Fall 2014 Schedules
    Official course schedules for the 2014 Summer and Fall terms.
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    Early Registration
    November 17-21
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  • See former @WPGrizzlyMen Tommie Mabry's presentation to the campus community at goo.gl/i5mPzu #msuwp #GrizzlyLife
    Yesterday at 3:25 p.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Student Keil Harris was among several campus ...
    Student Keil Harris was among several campus community members who received their flu shots today. Additional flu shot clinics for students, faculty, staff are set for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Shannon Hall in Mountain Grove and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in Looney Hall Room 203 in West Plains. Don't miss this opportunity to prepare yourself for flu season!
    Yesterday at 3:07 p.m. • 12 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Good luck to @WPGrizzlyWomen in the Jefferson College Halloween Classic this weekend! #GrizzlyStrong #MSUWP
    Yesterday at 12:10 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Dr. Angela Totty hired as new dean of student services
    Yesterday at 9:03 a.m.West Plains News
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Dr. Angela Totty, Poplar Bluff, Missouri, has been chosen to serve as dean of student services and athletic director at Missouri State University-West Plains. Totty, who most recently served as vice president of student success at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff, will replace Dr. Herb Lunday, who announced his retirement […]
  • Grizzlies will take 20-12 record into tournament this weekend
    October 23 at 3:11 p.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team will take a 20-12 record into this weekend’s Jefferson College Halloween Classic tournament in Hillsboro, Missouri. The Grizzlies, ranked 16th in this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Women’s Volleyball Poll, will face Seward County Community College, Liberal, Kansas, […]
  • Interested in nursing? Stop by the Nursing Informational Seminar at 4PM today in Looney Hall Room 1 to learn more about this great career!
    October 23 at 2:30 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • NJCAA | Sports | Women's Volleyball | Polls
    October 23 at 1:52 p.m. • 1 comment • 15 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    Congratulations, Missouri State University-West Plains Volleyball! Ranked 16th in the nation this week by NJCAA! [ visit link ]
  • Congratulations, @WPGrizzlyWomen! Ranked 16th in the nation @njcaa! goo.gl/ez94j #GrizzlyStrong
    October 23 at 1:51 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • All Work and No Play
    October 23 at 9:46 a.m.West Plains Student Journals
    It is the little things in life. Don’t let anyone tell you differently. Seriously, a smile can change someones entire perspective. It’s a sweet note left on your car after a hard day of work and classes or a, “You … Continue reading
  • Students continue trend of above-average scores on CAAP test
    October 23 at 9:08 a.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – For more than 10 years, students at Missouri State University-West Plains have scored above the national average in all categories of the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) examination, university officials announced. Results of the test, which is administered nationwide to graduates of two-year degree programs, were recently released for […]
  • Public Affairs Convocation - Public Affairs - Missouri State University
    The Missouri State University Public Affairs Convocation will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 28, featuring Eric Greitens, author of "The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy Seal." This event will be streamed live on the West Plains Campus in Melton Room 112 and on the Mountain Grove Campus in Room 108.
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    Fall 2014 Convocation Lecture Eric Greitens October 28, 20147:00 p.m. book signing to followHammons Hall for the Performing Arts Eric Greitens will reflect on his experiences as both a soldier and a humanitarian. Eric Greitens is a former Navy SEAL, award-winning author, Rhodes Scholar, and Foun…
  • MSU-WP Grizzlies men’s basketball season begins Oct. 31
    October 22 at 4:44 p.m. • 8 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    Grizzly Basketball season is just around the corner!
    The phrase “baptism by fire” fits the 2014-15 season perfectly for the Grizzlies, as a group of 14 freshmen and three sophomores will face one the most grueling schedules in the NJCAA this season, as has become customary in Yancey Walker’s time as head coach. They have 26 NJCAA Division I opponents…
  • Stomp Out Hunger by donating your old shoes! Drop them off in specially marked baskets in most buildings on campus. Drive ends Oct. 25!
    October 22 at 11:50 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Don't forget, "The Lady With All The Answers" takes the civic center stage at 7PM tonight! goo.gl/8T7DhL
    October 21 at 4:20 p.m.West Plains Twitter