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  • Rosario Andino takes the stage at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the West Plains Civic Center theater. Tickets are on sale now.
  • The 16th Annual “A Musical Salute to Veterans” Concert, featuring the West Plains High School Band, will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at the West Plains Civic Center Theater. Free Admission.
  • 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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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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  • 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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  • Admissions:
    See how your new beginning can lead to endless possibilities! Visit the future students page or apply now.
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  • Student Success
    Learn how our students are finding success at Missouri State-West Plains.
    Learn how our students are finding success at Missouri State-West Plains.
  • ASK Week
    ASK Week
    November 10-14
    Check your advisor's door to schedule an appointment.
  • Official Schedules
    Official Summer/Fall 2014 Schedules
    Official course schedules for the 2014 Summer and Fall terms.
  • Early Registration
    Early Registration
    November 17-21
    Take advantage of Early Registration and get your Summer and Fall classes.

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  • College Fair at East Prairie High School!
  • There is a Nursing Informational Seminar at 6PM today at Shannon Hall in Mountain Grove!
    11 hours agoWest Plains Twitter
  • College Fair at Sikeston High School!!
  • Grizzly Basketball - Missouri State University-West Plains
    15 hours ago • 8 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    Are you ready for some basketball? The 2014-15 Grizzly Basketball season begins this weekend with the Holiday Inn Express Grizzly Tip-Off Tournament at the West Plains Civic Center. Game times are 5 and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with the Grizzlies playing in the 7 p.m. contests! Don't miss it!

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    Site History The Grizzlies express appreciation to Jared Barr for activating the Grizzly Basketball website on November 9, 1998. Jared served as our first webmaster while he was a student at Missouri State University-West Plains. The webmaster since 1999 is Dr. Herb Lunday, Dean of Student Services…
  • Don't miss world-class pianist Rosario ...
    Don't miss world-class pianist Rosario Andino at the West Plains Civic Center Theater! Tickets are $8; Free for children 13 years and under and for current MSU-West Plains students with a BearPass ID.
  • Don't forget, the Grizzly Tip-Off Classic is Friday and Saturday at the West Plains Civic Center! #msuwp #NoExcuses
    Yesterday at 9:20 a.m. • 2 retweets • West Plains Twitter
  • College Fair at Kennett High School!
    Yesterday at 9:17 a.m. • 2 people like this • West Plains Admissions Facebook
  • Hear author Eric Greitens via ITV at 7PM today in Melton 112 for the @missouristate Fall Convocation. goo.gl/hcJMCV
    October 28 at 3:10 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • College Fair at Poplar Bluff Senior High School!
    October 28 at 12:52 p.m. • 3 people like this • West Plains Admissions Facebook
  • Grizzlies finish regular season, will take 23-12 record into postseason
    October 28 at 12:51 p.m.West Plains News
        HILLSBORO, Mo. – The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team capped off its 2014 regular season with three straight wins this past weekend, Oct. 24-25, at the Jefferson College Halloween Classic tournament in Hillsboro, Missouri, and will enter postseason play this weekend with a 23-12 record. The 16th-ranked Grizzlies defeated Seward County Community […]
  • Public Affairs Convocation - Public Affairs - Missouri State University
    October 28 at 12:30 p.m. • 1 person likes this • West Plains Facebook
    Don't miss this presentation by author and Navy SEAL Eric Greitens at 7 p.m. today! You can watch it in Melton Hall 112 via ITV!
    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…
  • College Fair at Dexter High School!
    October 28 at 9:05 a.m.West Plains Admissions Facebook
  • Public Affairs Convocation - Public Affairs - Missouri State University
    Don't miss this presentation of author and Navy SEAL Eric Greitens 7 p.m. tonight!
    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…
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    October 27 at 2:17 p.m. • 7 comments • 111 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
  • Don't forget to pick up some Grizzly Gear from Drago College Store to wear on #GrizzlyGearMonday
    October 27 at 1:00 p.m.West Plains Twitter