January Podcast

Crowder Headlines

Compiled and recorded by Sentry staff and produced by Nathan Gamble, Multimedia Director
CS news bulletin
  • News Briefs

Crowder College has a food pantry that is available to all students. The Rider Pantry accepts any non-perishable food items, toiletries and cash donations that can be brought to the second floor of Newton Hall in the TRIO offices. To apply for Rider Pantry assistance, students can speak to any staff member or come directly to the TRIO offices on the 2nd floor of Newton Hall.  For more information contact Julie Dobbs at juliedobbs@crowder.edu.

Over Christmas break, twenty five Crowder College Agriculture students went on a travel seminar trip to Kauai, Hawaii. For nine days they explored and researched agriculture on the island.

Great Western DiningBefore attending, each student was expected to raise funds and work hundreds of hours to make the trip possible. Prior to their departure, each participant researched two agriculture industries which were on the agenda to tour.

  Cowder Early Childhood Center now has openings for any student willing to come help preschool students ages 3-5. There are two sessions, morning and afternoon, in which students can sign up for. Students receive instruction on the many skills that are tested prior to a student entering kindergarten. Students can enroll any time by contacting Dana Cobb or Mrs. Alyssa French at 417-455-5490 or email preschool@crowder.edu.

The Crowder College theatre department will be showing two plays during the course of the spring semester. The uFastrip Ad Logopcoming is A Lesson in Folklore, with auditions being held on the 24 and 25 of this month in the Elsie Plaster Auditorium. For more information contact NaTasha Davies at NaTashaDavies@crowder.edu or at 417-455-5458

Free weekly lunches at Crowder’s Baptist Student Union. The BSU will be serving free lunch to all Crowder students and teachers every Wednesday from 11a.m. to 1p.m.  

  • Upcoming Events

The Friends of the Lee Library organization is currently accepting donations for their annual used book sale scheduled for April 11-13. Donated books should be brought to the library and given to the staff.

The bookstoreMSSU is having a back-to-school clearance sale on Crowder gear through Feb. 1. Sale items range in price from $1 or $3 to $7.

The Crowder College Student Government will hold their next meeting on Monday, February 6th, with future meetings being held every other Monday at 2:30 pm in the Fireside Conference Room, located in the Student Center on the Neosho campus. Newcomers are always welcome. For more information on Crowder’s Student Government, contact Mark Aubuchon at 417.455.5644 or markaubuchon@crowder.edu.

The Longwell Museum will be hosting an art exhibit by Crowder 2D art instructor Joshua Knott that will end on Feb. 9.  The Longwell Museum is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4p.m.

Crowder is offering transfer workshops across the Neosho, Webb City, and Nevada campuses throughout this spring semester. The next transfer workshops at each campus are Wednesday, February 1, at 12:00 pm in Nevada, Thursday, February 9, at 11:00 am in Neosho, and Tuesday, April 4, at 10 am in Webb City. These transfer workshops are designed to assist students with making the transfer process as easy as possible, as well as to answer any questions that students might have about transferring. For more information, contact Abby Tribble at 417.455.5618 or UMSL adabbytribble@crowder.edu. 

Each year Crowder College hosts its annual Quill magazine contest, offering a chance for artists from the surrounding area to enter their works for a chance to have them showcased in the magazine itself. Many types of art is accepted, such as literary, photography, and both 2D and 3D art forms.  Submissions are due by February 1. For more info, go to CrowderQuill.com. 

  • Sports

Women’s Basketball will be hosting next home game Wednesday, Feb. 1. The team will be playing Moberly Area Community College. For more information, visit crowderathletics.com. 

  • Weather 

The weather for the next 10 days will be mostly sunny with an average high of 50 degLife Choices Sept.rees.