Roughrider eNews – August 7, 2017

eNews –August 7, 2017



Campus Events

  • Solar Eclipse activities on the Quad on the Neosho campus, August 21, starting at 12:45pm. MARET Staff will be on hand with some information about eclipses and Campus Life will provide glasses for viewing and snacks.
  • Welcome Week activities on the Neosho campus – Vendor Fair, Wednesday, August 23, 10am-2pm near the Tatum Bell Tower. Area businesses may reserve a table by contacting our Campus Life Office at: 417.455.5644 or email:
  • Check out all the activities planned as we welcome students back to school.

Community Events

  • Crowder Aggies 5th Annual Scholarship Rodeo, August 18 & 19, 8pm nightly, Roughrider Arena, 608 Field Ave, Neosho. Mutton bustin’ will start at 7:30pm. Advanced tickets may be purchased at the Crowder Bookstore: $10 for adults & $8 for children ages 6-12. Tickets available at the gate for an additional $2 each. Special performances by “The One Armed Bandit” and we welcome back Mike “Goobie” Smith. For more information call 417.455.5720.
  • Early Learning Center at Crowder – ENROLL NOW. Children ages 3-5 (potty trained) may attend. Tuition is $10 per session with the following options: 5 days a week (M-F) $50 week (AM or PM session); 3 days a week (MWF) $30 week (AM or PM session); 2 days a week (TTh) $20 week (AM or PM session). AM session – 8:30-11am; PM session – 12:30-3pm. The Early Learning Center is located in Smith Hall on the Crowder College campus in Neosho. For more information call 417.455.5596 or email:
  • Silver Follies will be “Making Waves”, Aug. 11-12, 7pm nightly and Sunday, Aug. 13 at 2pm. Silver Follies is a group of area senior citizens who participate in putting on an annual stage production at the college. Tickets are available at the door: $5 General Admission; Ages 12 & under are free. For more information call: Linda Rasmussen at 417.389.2454 or Bernadine Sprenkle at 417.472.6249.
  • Auditions for “Dracula” directed by Ben Davies will be held August 28 & 29, 5:30-7pm. Cold read. The production will be October 19-21, 7:30pm nightly. For more information contact our Theatre Department at 417.455.5458.
  • The Roy Blunt Center for Missouri Alternative & Renewable Energy Technology (MARET) naming dedication ceremony will be held Friday, September 1, 10am on the Neosho campus.


  • Annual Foundation meeting will be held August 14, 5:30pm, Wright Conference Center inside the Arnold Farber building. For more information call 417.455.5522.

Last Updated on August 7, 2017 by Steven Brunson