Local University host their Holiday Happenings event

JOPLIN, Mo – Friday, Missouri Southern State University hosted its inaugural Holiday Happenings event on December 9 from 2-9 p.m. at the Billingsly Student Center.

“The campus and community event is a way to celebrate the end of semester and the upcoming holidays,” said Ryan Orcutt, director of student engagement and the Global Leaders program.

“We wanted to create opportunities for members of the community to participate in MSSU traditions,” said Orcutt. “We also have a new tree for Southern Lights, and buildings on campus will be decorated in lights.”

This event included:

  • Makers Market craft fair
  • mansion tours
  • tree-lighting
  • carriage rides
  • appearances from Santa and Roary

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