SBU team tops among Missouri undergrad-only computing programs
Southwest Baptist University's Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) Competitive Programming teams took top honors among Missouri undergraduate-only computing programs recently at the IBM-sponsored Mid-Central Region International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC).
SBU raises more than $111,000 in fifth, final CatFight Giving Challenge
Alumni and supporters of Southwest Baptist and Drury universities raised a combined $265,245 and surpassed the $500,000 combined fundraising benchmark during the fifth and final Bank of Bolivar CatFight Giving Challenge, which has helped raise money for each school's annual fund.
Southwest Baptist University's Dr. Kevin Hopkins, professor and chair of the SBU Department of Mathematics, presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference and Exposition on Nov. 2 in Kansas City.
About 420 number-crunching students from southwest Missouri elementary and middle schools gathered at Southwest Baptist University on Oct. 27 for math contests hosted by the SBU Department of Mathematics.
SBU Opera Theatre to feature Gilbert and Sullivan on Nov. 11
Southwest Baptist University's Opera Theatre will present scenes from a variety of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, musical theatre and opera works at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in Meyer Recital Hall of Casebolt Music Center on the Bolivar campus.