Kinsey Shelton, an English education major from Highland, Ill., and Hunter Smith, a biblical studies major from Kansas City, Mo., won the titles of Mr. and Miss Southwest at the annual pageant on Friday, March 4 at Southwest Baptist University. Eight candidates were nominated by SBU faculty and staff and voted upon by the student body for the purpose of selecting a pair of students to represent the Bearcat family for the next year.
SBU seeks public comment on nursing program in Salem
Mercy College of Nursing & Health Sciences of Southwest Baptist University is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for the expansion of the Bridge-RN program at the Salem campus prior to the site visit by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The College will host a visit May 4, 2016, with a team from the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
SBU Computer and Information Sciences department advisory board meets
Southwest Baptist University's 2016 Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) Department Advisory Board met Friday, Feb.19, in conjunction with the Robert W. Plaster College of Business and Computer Science Spring Career Fair attended by Accenture, American National Insurance, Digital Monitoring Products, Inter-State Studios, the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, Bass Pro, O'Reilly Automotive, Intrinsiq Software, Classy Llama, AG Financial, Citizens Memorial Hospital, Health Medx, Jack Henry & Associates, CSG Solutions and Leggett & Platt.
Two SBU students to be crowned Mr. and Miss Southwest at annual pageant
Southwest Baptist University continues the tradition of honoring one male and one female student each year at the annual Mr. and Miss Southwest Pageant, which takes place this year at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, in Pike Auditorium on the SBU campus.
The Southwest Baptist University Department of Music presents Dr. Terri Knupps, professor of music, on euphonium in a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8 in Meyer Recital Hall. The concert also features Dr. Melinda Smashey Jones, professor of music, on piano; mezzo-soprano Dr. Robin Smith, assistant professor of music; and Dr. Jennifer Jester on euphonium.
SBU to host Founders' Day, award honorary doctorate
Beverly Jane Richardson '60 of West Plains, Mo., will receive an honorary doctorate from Southwest Baptist University during the annual Founders' Day chapel service at 10 a.m. Monday, March 7, in Pike Auditorium.