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  • This year's ambassadors are geared up and ready to go! Can't wait to start training tomorrow. #ambassadorsforlife
    3 hours ago • 4 comments • 22 people like this • West Plains Admissions Facebook
  • HLC continues Missouri State-West Plains’ accreditation
    4 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
    21 hours ago • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Good luck to the Grizzly Volleyball team! They have an away game tonight! #msuwp #GrizzlyStrong #volleyball
    21 hours agoWest 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 • 75 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
  • Moondance / Billie Jean - Six Appeal Vocal Band
    SIX APPEAL is coming this Saturday, Aug. 23, to the West Plains Civic Center theater. Call 256-8087 for tickets!
    Moondance / Billie Jean - Six Appeal Vocal Band
    Taken from our recent show at Texas A&M University - Commerce. Our rendition of Moondance / Billie Jean. Make sure to pick up our new album, Plan A! [ visit link ]
  • Good luck on your first day of classes! Have a wonderful day!
    August 18 at 8:59 a.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • It's the first day of classes! Good luck, everyone! Make it a great semester!
    August 18 at 8:15 a.m. • 23 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • The Fall Convocation is at 2PM today in the civic center! Kick off the semester with this event! #MSUWP #GrizzlyLife
    August 17 at 10:29 a.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Today is the final day of Welcome Week! It's been a blast! Be sure to share your Welcome Week adventures with us! #GrizzlyLife #msuwp
    August 16 at 2:04 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Today is the Grizzly Volleyball Alumni Scrimmage! Head to the civic center at 2PM for an exciting game! #GrizzlyStrong
    August 16 at 11:14 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Chancellor Bennett visited with Missouri ...
    Chancellor Bennett visited with Missouri State-West Plains alums Leah Harris, Joseph Puzzo, Lorin Trick and Bethany Reed today while at Missouri State University in Springfield. This is a great reminder the West Plains campus is a "springboard to Springfield" for many of our students.
    August 15 at 4:55 p.m. • 2 comments • 34 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Don't forget to come out and watch the 2014 Grizzly Volleyball team take on the alumni at 2 p.m. Saturday at the West Plains Civic Center arena!
    August 15 at 2:40 p.m. • 5 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • The Grizzly Volleyball Alumni Scrimmage is 2 p.m. tomorrow in the civic center! Stop by to support our team!
    August 15 at 2:09 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Photo Preview
    Today, Chancellor Bennett visited with some #msuwpalums who've transferred to @missouristate. @ClifSmart @msutransfer pic.twitter.com/Z77a5j0bnP
    August 15 at 1:37 p.m. • 5 retweets • West Plains Twitter
  • Welcome Week is still going on! Show us the fun you're having with #GrizzlyLife or #MSUWP
    August 15 at 12:00 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Don't forget the Fall Convocation is 2PM Sunday in the civic center! #MSUWP
    August 15 at 10:10 a.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Welcome Week 2014
    August 14 at 4:30 p.m. • 2 comments • 80 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    Students enjoying Welcome Week activities!
    Students enjoying Welcome Week activities!
  • Another #tbt photo offered by Autumn Baldwin ...
    Another #tbt photo offered by Autumn Baldwin from Welcome Week 2013 featuring Jeremy Cabrelas! Share your Welcome Week photos from this year or any year! #GrizzlyLife #msuwp
    August 14 at 12:56 p.m. • 7 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • #tbt to Welcome Week 2011 for a battle ...
    #tbt to Welcome Week 2011 for a battle between superheroes and villains! Share your 2014 Welcome Week photos with us! #GrizzlyLife #msuwp
    August 14 at 12:36 p.m. • 1 comment • 22 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Welcome Week starts in 3....2....1! Enjoy, Grizzlies! #GrizzlyLife #MSUWP
    August 14 at 12:00 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Welcome Week starts tomorrow! Can't wait to see everyone there!
    August 13 at 4:05 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • This week as many of you are headed back to school, we just wanted to wish teachers, A+ coordinators, counselors, and students good luck! Have a great school year, and don't forget to visit us!
    August 13 at 3:20 p.m. • 11 people like this • West Plains Admissions Facebook
  • Circle of Life - (Lion King) A Cappella - Six Appeal
    August 13 at 1:54 p.m. • 1 person likes this • West Plains University/Community Programs Facebook
    Midweek, midday pick-me-up from Six Appeal! Don't miss this show Aug. 23 at the West Plains Civic Center! Call 256-8087 for tickets!
    Circle of Life - (Lion King) A Cappella - Six Appeal
    Six Appeal sings the "Circle of Life" from Disney's "The Lion King." Soloist: Michael Brookens Arranger: Jordan Roll Make sure to pick up our new album, Plan...
  • Student charging at Drago is going on right now! If you need to charge books to your account, do it before Aug. 22!
    August 13 at 1:15 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Timeline Photos
    August 13 at 10:54 a.m. • 1 person likes this • West Plains Facebook
    If you're a freshman, check out this scholarship opportunity.
    Thanks to the Philanthropic Women for Education, a freshman will receive a $200 scholarship for their work as the Vice President of the Future Alumni Organization. Freshman, please visit [ visit link ] to apply! The deadline is August 29.
  • 8th annual Ozarks Studies Symposium set for Sept. 18-20
    August 13 at 10:15 a.m.West Plains News
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – “Modernity and Regional Identity” is the theme of the eighth annual Ozarks Studies Symposium set for Sept. 18-20 at the West Plains Civic Center. The event celebrates various aspects of Ozarks culture through presentations and performances by representatives of the academic world and the public sector. The symposium is being sponsored […]
  • Timeline Photos
    August 13 at 8:29 a.m. • 2 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    If you're an area business owner interested in international trade, make plans to attend this event.
    Join us for this special event with Margaret Gottlieb, International Trade Specialist with the U.S. Export Assistance Center based in St. Louis, Missouri. Ms. Gottlieb will introduce her office, the export services provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce, and share about the National Export Initiative NEXT strategy.

    Don't miss this opportunity to meet in-person with Ms. Gottlieb and have direct access to learn about export resources available to local small business manufacturers.

    Please note we will not be serving lunch. Participants are welcome to bring a "brown-bag lunch" and eat during the presentation.

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  • Don't forget about Welcome Week! It starts Thursday! Sign up today! goo.gl/aL8Zce #GrizzlyLife #MSUWP
    August 11 at 2:30 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Show us your #GrizzlyGearMonday pictures today! #MSUWP
    August 11 at 1:25 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Thank you, John and Chris Harlin, for your ...
    Thank you, John and Chris Harlin, for your continued support of Missouri State University-West Plains! The Harlin Family Foundation received a Missouri State University Foundation medallion in recognition for its many years of support for the university. In addition to past contributions, the Harlins recently joined with other area financial institutions to create the Endowed Professorship of Business for the West Plains campus.
    August 11 at 10:31 a.m. • 1 comment • 12 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • To everyone starting intersession today, good luck and have fun! #msuwp #Fall2014
    August 11 at 9:05 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Having trouble with university sites? Today is a computer upgrade day! For more information, look here: goo.gl/5Q4Yis
    August 9 at 10:05 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Tomorrow is a computer services scheduled upgrade day, so be patient and try to do everything you need to do on university sites today!
    August 8 at 1:35 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Missouri State-West Plains, SCWIB ink MOU
    August 8 at 9:24 a.m.West Plains News
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Officials with Missouri State University-West Plains and the South Central Workforce Investment Board (SCWIB) recently inked a “memorandum of understanding” outlining services each party will provide as part of the Rural Revitalization and Recovery Project made possible with a $2.5 million grant awarded to the university last fall from the U.S. […]
  • Area businesses invited to participate in career/job fair
    August 8 at 9:19 a.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – All area business owners are invited to participate in the annual career/job fair hosted by Missouri State University-West Plains and the South Central Career Center. The event is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in the Student Recreation Center at the corner of Garfield Avenue and […]
  • Evening College is the way to go if you work during the day! goo.gl/Saj2ye
    August 7 at 4:40 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Students can begin charging their books today at Drago College Store. The last day to charge books is Aug. 22! #Drago #msuwp
    August 6 at 11:10 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Help us kick off the fall season with a ...
    Help us kick off the fall season with a cappella group SIX APPEAL! Admission is $8, free for children 13 and under and for current MSU-WP students with a BearPass ID. Tickets available now at the West Plains Civic Center box office.
  • You can now look at your 2014 summer grades through My Grizzly Den! I'm sure they're great! #msuwp
    August 5 at 1:05 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • It's Grizzly Gear Monday! Wear it proudly! #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp
    August 4 at 2:20 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • #ThrowbackThursday
    August 4 at 12:00 p.m.West Plains Student Journals
    Well kiddos, (I’ve always wanted to say that.) the summer has ended. Finals are over, and the new school year is about to begin. I always love the start of the school year. New classes, new people, and a totally … Continue reading
  • The First Visit
    August 4 at 10:25 a.m.West Plains Student Journals
    I have been here at Missouri State University-West Plains for about a year now, and I plan on being here for two more years. I remember signing up with my high school counselor for a campus visit for the first … Continue reading
  • Schedules - Admissions - Missouri State University-West Plains
    August 4 at 10:25 a.m. • 4 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    Still looking for classes to fill out your schedule this fall? Consider Basic Swimming/Water Games (PED 135, Section 5) from 2 to 3:50 p.m. Tuesdays. Students will learn basic swimming skills and strokes, as well as water exercises and games. For more information about this and other classes scheduled this fall, visit [ visit link ]
    Missouri State University, West Plains, schedule
  • Book buyback is still happening today! Head down to Drago to sell your books and pick up some Grizzly Gear!
    August 1 at 11:10 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Schedules - Admissions - Missouri State University-West Plains
    August 1 at 9:46 a.m. • 6 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    We're only a couple of weeks away from the start of the fall semester! Have you registered yet?

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    Missouri State University, West Plains, schedule
  • Some offices to be open Aug. 16
    August 1 at 9:16 a.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Several offices at Missouri State University-West Plains will have extended hours Saturday, Aug. 16, to accommodate students with last minute business for the 2014 fall semester. Offices that will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 16, include admissions, the business office, financial aid, registration and records, Advisement […]
  • Welcome to campus, STAR students! Enjoy your time on campus! #MSUWP
    July 31 at 5:00 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • #ThrowbackThursday to the 1995 Grizzly ...
    #ThrowbackThursday to the 1995 Grizzly Volleyball team with late Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan. The 2014 Grizzly Volleyball team will take the court for the first time this season at the annual Alumni Match at 2 p.m. Aug. 16 in the West Plains Civic Center arena. Go Grizzlies! #msuwp
    July 31 at 10:54 a.m. • 1 comment • 12 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Don't forget, Drago will buy back your books today from 9AM-5PM and tomorrow from 9AM-4:30PM! #msuwp #Drago
    July 31 at 9:00 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • You can learn more about the Literature of the First World War (ENG 184) this fall. Check it out! goo.gl/PFg9WQ
    July 30 at 4:40 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Good luck on your finals, everyone! You can do it!
    July 30 at 9:35 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Welcome to the Mountain Grove campus, STAR students! Glad you're joining us this fall! #STARorientation
    July 29 at 12:30 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    July 28 at 2:29 p.m. • 3 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp

Don't forget to ...
    #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp

    Don't forget to send us a photo of you in your Grizzly Gear!
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    July 28 at 1:15 p.m.West Plains Facebook
    #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp

Don't forget to ...
    #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp

    Don't forget to send us a photo of you in your Grizzly Gear!
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    July 28 at 1:15 p.m. • 1 person likes this • West Plains Facebook
    #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp

Don't forget to ...
    #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp

    Don't forget to send us a photo of you in your Grizzly Gear!
  • Grizzly Gear Mondays!
    July 28 at 1:15 p.m. • 2 comments • 13 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp

Don't forget to ...
    #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp

    Don't forget to send us a photo of you in your Grizzly Gear!
  • WWI literature topic of class being offered this fall – University Communications - Missouri...
    July 28 at 1:05 p.m. • 3 people like this • West Plains Facebook
    Today marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Learn more about the literature of the time in this class this fall.

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    News from the West Plains campus of Missouri State University
  • Informational sessions Aug. 12, Sept. 18 for respiratory care program
    July 28 at 10:06 a.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Area residents interested in the Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care degree program at Missouri State University-West Plains are invited to attend one of two open houses/informational sessions. Dates are Aug. 12 and Sept. 18 in Looney Hall Room 205 on the Missouri State-West Plains campus.  The drop-in open […]
  • Senior citizens can register for fall classes beginning Aug. 15
    July 28 at 10:03 a.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Area residents age 60 and over who would like to take a class at Missouri State University-West Plains this fall under the Senior Citizen Fee Waiver Program can register beginning Friday, Aug. 15. Those wishing to attend classes can register in person beginning at 8 a.m. Friday in the registration […]
  • It's Grizzly Gear Monday! Send in your pictures today! #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp
    July 28 at 10:00 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Some office hours extended to support Evening College
    July 25 at 1:15 p.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – With the implementation of its new Evening College program, Missouri State University-West Plains will extend the operational hours of a select number of its offices beginning this fall. The offices of academic affairs, admissions, financial aid, registration and records, the business office, TRiO Student Support Services, the Drago College Store […]
  • Nursing program will host informational seminars this fall
    July 25 at 1:12 p.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The nursing faculty at Missouri State University-West Plains have scheduled several informational seminars for area residents interested in applying to the university’s Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree program for the 2015 fall semester. The seminars are free and will provide information on nursing as a career, educational preparation […]
  • Six Appeal will appear Aug. 23 at the West Plains Civic Center
    July 25 at 1:10 p.m.West Plains News
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The University/Community Programs (U/CP) Department and the Student Government Association (SGA) at Missouri State University-West Plains will bring a cappella group Six Appeal to the West Plains Civic Center theater for a 7 p.m.  concert Saturday, Aug. 23. Six Appeal is a six-man vocal ensemble, comedy group and rock band. Group […]
  • Grizzlies will gear up for 2014 volleyball season with annual alumni match
    July 25 at 1:06 p.m.West Plains News
        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Area residents can get their first look at the 2014 Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball team in action at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, during the annual Grizzly Alumni Volleyball Match at the West Plains Civic Center arena. The contest, which is being held in conjunction with the university’s […]
  • Evening College is a great way to juggle a career and school! Check it out today to start this fall! goo.gl/Saj2ye
    July 24 at 5:25 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Students honored for completing high school equivalency exams
    July 24 at 8:42 a.m.West Plains News
    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Fifteen students participated in the July 20 graduation ceremony for the Missouri State University-West Plains Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program. During the past year, 36 students participated in the program, earning high school equivalencies and certificates from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Graduates included, front row in […]
  • Intro to Health Information Technology is a new class offered at MSU-WP this fall. Check out this new opportunity! goo.gl/eGCy9F
    July 23 at 4:30 p.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Our profile of VESTA graduate Yanique Bradford appears in the current issue of Community College Week! See it here: goo.gl/Uz1n84
    July 23 at 10:20 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Prequalification Aug. 6 for next Ozarks Food Harvest delivery
    July 23 at 9:33 a.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, Aug. 6, at the West Plains Public Library Community Room, 750 W. Broadway. August’s mobile food pantry is being sponsored by First Christian Church. Those eligible to apply for this assistance […]
  • Our Student Success Profile on VESTA graduate Yanique Bradford was featured in the current issue of Community College Week!

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    July 22 at 3:26 p.m. • 3 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Short Courses - Academics - Missouri State University-West Plains
    July 22 at 11:21 a.m. • 1 person likes this • West Plains Facebook
    Learn something new this fall in one of our short-term courses! Registration is going on now!

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    2014 Fall Semester Short CoursesMissouri State University-West Plains will offer a variety of short courses during the 2014 fall semester that will appeal to community members and students alike. The courses will provide personal enrichment for area residents and serve as a special interest course f…
  • Don't forget that some parking lots will still be closed for resurfacing and striping! They will be so nice when they're done! #MSUWP
    July 22 at 8:10 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • Three Rivers, Missouri State-West Plains hold ribbon cutting for W.S. partnership
    July 21 at 2:56 p.m.West Plains News
    WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo. – Three Rivers College and Missouri State University-West Plains officially commemorated the opening of the South Central Education Consortium in Willow Springs with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held July 17. Speakers at the ceremony included Dr. Wesley Payne, Interim President of Three Rivers College; Dennis Lancaster, Interim Dean of Academic Affairs at Missouri […]
  • This is Micaela Wiehe in Zambia, Africa! ...
    This is Micaela Wiehe in Zambia, Africa! #grizzliesonvacation #msuwp #GrizzlyGearMonday
    July 21 at 1:54 p.m. • 1 comment • 30 people like this • West Plains Facebook
  • Hello, Goodbye
    July 21 at 10:12 a.m.West Plains Student Journals
    Summer is so close to being over! Wow! My summer has been crazy hectic. Between working almost full time, being the RA, and taking a class, I hit the ground running every morning. Add on top of this friends and … Continue reading
  • It's Grizzly Gear Monday! Show your Grizzly pride by wearing Grizzly Gear! #GrizzlyGearMonday #msuwp
    July 21 at 9:20 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • WPGrizzlyWomen ALUMNI GAME!!! Saturday, August 16th - 2:00pm at the West Plains Civic Center! Tell everyone you know......and... fb.me/6Y8fDxzOb
    July 21 at 8:30 a.m. • 1 retweet • West Plains Twitter
  • Congratulations to our 2013-14 AEL Program graduates! #msuwp #graduation goo.gl/E0se3g
    July 18 at 10:08 a.m.West Plains Twitter
  • STAR Orientation is a week from today! Sign up if you haven't already!
    July 18 at 10:00 a.m.West Plains Twitter