• Exchange Student

    Exchange students from around the globe got the chance to take a look around at Missouri Southern | KSNF/KODE

    JOPLIN, MO – Even though classes at an area university don’t start for a few more days, many students are already getting settled in for the fall semester. But for one group of students, that’s a much bigger task than most. A student’s first semester in college can be a daunting one, even for people from outside the four state area. Just imagine what that’s like for someone from outside the country. Tuesday was orientation for international students on the campus of MSSU. “We feel like we, we take on a parent role, the way we treat these students, or at least the way I try to treat these students…

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  • Jobs

    Southern Grove plan key to Port St. Lucie job growth

    If you live in Port St. Lucie but need to hop on I-95 or Florida’s Turnpike to get to work in the morning … welcome to the club. You might have noticed the interchanges get a bit busy, the highways north and (especially) south can get jammed. So you won’t be surprised when I tell you some 40,000 people who live in the city work somewhere else, and this “outflow” of residents increased by 49{c25493dcd731343503a084f08c3848bd69f9f2f05db01633325a3fd40d9cc7a1} between 2007 and 2017, according to U.S. Census figures — meaning as the city’s population increased by leaps and bounds, jobs didn’t keep up. And indeed, according to state and private sources, the city’s jobs-to-population ratio…

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  • Exchange Student

    Two Southern Exchange Volunteers Working to Put Good (Free) Books in Student Hands – News

    If there’s one attribute that seems to be universal among SBTS students it is a love for reading and a passion for good books. For those in ministry, it’s doubly important to be given to reading, for God has revealed himself in a book and studying it is fundamental to the minister’s calling. Two longtime volunteers have been working tirelessly behind the scenes these past few months to put more good books into the hands of seminary students free of charge through The Southern Exchange. The Southern Exchange serves students and student families through the distribution of free used clothing, shoes, household goods, furniture, and good books. Glen Hedgspeth and…

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