Meet & Greet Celebration partners with Springfield Greene County Library

Springfield, MO—All ages are invited to the annual Meet and Greet Celebration, a diverse lineup of educational storytelling presentations that convey the legacy of “Hair-i-tage,” community and culture. The event is 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library, 397 E. Central St. “The Meet and Greet Celebration event is an amazing opportunity […]

Ken Coopwood resigns from Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Springfield, MO—Dr. Kenneth D. Coopwood Sr., Missouri State University’s vice president of diversity and inclusion, has announced his resignation, effective April 30, 2016. The announcement came less than a week after the university released the results of an independent investigation finding that Coopwood had not been discriminated against on the basis of his race. “I […]

SPS students honored at Annual MLK Celebration

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 18, students from five elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school will be honored for winning contests hosted in conjunction with Springfield’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. Three SPS students will be recognized as winners of the annual Springfield Public Schools NAACP Martin Luther King Essay Contest. […]