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Your Admissions Team

If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact any of our admissions staff listed below. We’re excited to help you become a member of the Lion Pride!

Abby Bishop
Senior Admissions Coordinator

Phone: 417-625-9743
Email: bishop-a@mssu.edu 
Regions: Southeast Kansas, Midwest Missouri, Joplin Metro and Southwest Missouri

Kacie Thompson
Senior Admissions Counselor – Graduate and Transfer

Phone: 918-625-3573
Email: thompson-kacie@mssu.edu

Jason Stockbridge
Regional Admissions Counselor

Phone: 918-212-6278
Email: stockbridge-j@mssu.edu
Regions: Tulsa Metro, Northeast Oklahoma

Alyson Hoffman
Regional Admissions Counselor

Email: hoffman-a@mssu.edu
Regions: Kansas City Metro, Nebraska and Iowa

Mary Benavidez
Regional Admissions Counselor

Phone: 417-625-3547
Email: benavidez-m@mssu.edu
Regions: Springfield Metro

Demi Ward
Regional Admissions Counselor

Email: ward-demi@mssu.edu
Regions: Arkansas and Crowder College

Kim Hall
Campus Visit Coordinator

Phone: 417-625-3126
Email: hall-k@mssu.edu


Stephanie Goad
Senior Coordinator of International Recruitment and Admissions

Phone: 417-625-9372
Email: goad-s@mssu.edu

Open Position
International Student Services Coordinator


Administration, Communication, and Data

Dr. Shellie Hewitt
Dean of Admissions
Phone: 417-625-9378
Email: hewitt-s@mssu.edu

Leona Belk
Assistant Director of Admissions, Operations, and Communications
Phone: 417-625-9715
Email: belk-l@mssu.edu

Kirby Galbraith
Admissions, Communications and Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 417-625-3028
Email: galbraith-k@mssu.edu

Linda Miller
Admissions Administrative Assistant
Phone: 417-625-9378


Kristin Taylor
Admissions Processing and Data Specialist
Phone: 417-625-9819
Email: taylor-kristin@mssu.edu