SBU receives funding that will help address nursing shortage in southwest Missouri
Southwest Baptist University has received $230,000 in funds to administer a loan program that will help address the area's nursing shortage by providing a new financial aid option for some students at SBU's Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences in Springfield.
Conley named 2016 Missouri FBLA-PBL Adviser of the Year
Meilani Conley, instructor of computer and information science at Southwest Baptist University, was named the 2016 Missouri Adviser of the Year by Future Business Leaders of America - Phi Beta Lambda during the Missouri State Leadership Conference. Conley has served as the SBU FBLA-PBL adviser for three years and will be leading 15 SBU students to national competition this summer.
SBU FBLA-PBL has 15 students qualify for national competition
Southwest Baptist University's Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda organization will have 15 students participating in the PBL National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Ga., June 24-27. These students qualified for nationals based on their performances at the state-level competition.
Southwest Baptist University's Enactus team advanced to the semi-final round in the Enactus USA national competition in St. Louis May 15-17, placing the team in the top 20 in the nation. The team previously won the regional competition in Rogers, Ark., April 18, to advance to the national competition that started with nearly 200 teams.
SBU presents awards to nursing, radiography and health science graduates
Southwest Baptist University awarded 149 degrees in nursing, radiography and health sciences during a May 12 ceremony at Second Baptist Church in Springfield. Students receiving degrees at this ceremony have studied at the Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences of SBU in Springfield.
Southwest Baptist University conferred 220 undergraduate and 265 graduate degrees during two ceremonies Saturday, May 14, on the Bolivar campus. Another 149 degrees were conferred Thursday, May 12, in Springfield to graduates of the Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences of SBU.