Mike Smith’s career at KSMU began in 1980 as a student announcer when the former Navy Submariner attended (then) SMSU with help from the GI Bill. In 1982 Smith became a full time member of the KSMU family as “Chief Announcer”, responsible for the acquisition, training and scheduling of the student announcing staff. It was also in 1982 when Smith first produced “Seldom Heard Music” a broadcast of Bluegrass which is still heard on KSMU and ksmu.org every Saturday night at 7CT.
Until his retirement in 2006, Smith also served KSMU listeners as the stations Senior Producer and Director of News, receiving a 2005 Regional Edward R Murrow award for “Use of Sound” in a feature. Post retirement in a part time capacity, Smith produces the bi-monthly series Making A Difference Where You Live, and the business segments of KSMU’s quarterly Sense of Community Series.
SMSU Biology Professor Alicia Mathis talks about her research on the Hellbender.
The old saying goes something like this...."the times they are a changing", and for the next 7 weeks, the History Museum for springfield/Greene County will showcase and exhibit that highlights a curtural history that's new to the Ozarks. Mike Smith has the story:
At the beginning of the spring semester at SMSU, President John Keiser delivers his final State of the University address.
Mike Smith has the story:
The state of Missouri is ranked 2nd in the nation in the number of cattle raised. Texas, with its vast acreage is the number 1 cattle producing state. But regardless of where a cow or a whole herd ends up, because of public and animal health concerns like Mad Cow and Foot and Mouth Disease, sometimes it becomes neccessary to find out exactly where certain cows have been. Mike Smith has this story about a program that Missouri Department of Agriculture officials say is "Crucial to keeping cattle producers in business".
Inno Onwueme is the Associate Dean of the School of Agricultural Sciences at SMSU.
Missouri is a favorite winter destination for Bald Eagles, and to help people have an opportunity to see these birds in the wild, the Missouri Department of Conservation will host several "Eagle Days" events across the state. Mike Smith has the story:
This is the second of two interviews with SMSU President Dr. John Keiser.
This is the first of two interviews with SMSU President Dr. John Keiser.
Our guests today are Michael Carlie and Sara Clark
On this edition of SMS and You, General Fred Marty talks about the Intermodal Transfer Facility, which is currently under construction at the corner of Grand and Holland.