Sense of Community http://ksmu.org en New Mercy Joplin Slated to Open March 2015 http://ksmu.org/post/new-mercy-joplin-slated-open-march-2015 <p></p><p>In this segment of KSMU Sense of Community Series, Michele Skalicky takes a tour of the new Mercy Joplin still under construction.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:26:12 +0000 Michele Skalicky 5499 at http://ksmu.org New Mercy Joplin Slated to Open March 2015 Mercy Employee Moves on After the Tornado of May 2011 http://ksmu.org/post/mercy-employee-moves-after-tornado-may-2011 <div class="views-field-field-teaser-value"><div class="field-content"><div><p></p><p>In this segment of KSMU's Sense of Community Series, Michele Skalicky talks with a nurse supervisor who was working at St. John's Regional Medical Center on May 22, 2011.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:07:15 +0000 Michele Skalicky 5289 at http://ksmu.org Mercy Employee Moves on After the Tornado of May 2011 Three Years After Storm, Joplin Schools Halfway Toward Goal of 14 Safe Rooms http://ksmu.org/post/three-years-after-storm-joplin-schools-halfway-toward-goal-14-safe-rooms <p></p><p>Jeannie Paul was out of town at the time of the May 2011 Joplin tornado that destroyed her home in the east part of the city. Her residence along Dingle Drive has since been rebuilt. Paul, however, prefers the community safe room down the street in times of severe weather, which she experienced for the first time earlier this spring.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:49:04 +0000 Scott Harvey 8047 at http://ksmu.org Three Years After Storm, Joplin Schools Halfway Toward Goal of 14 Safe Rooms Joplin High School Students Look Forward to Shared Campus This Fall http://ksmu.org/post/joplin-high-school-students-look-forward-shared-campus-fall <p></p><p>Inside these wide hallways, lined with various lounge chairs and work stations, is an atmosphere not unlike that of many colleges. Perhaps you wouldn’t think of it as a temporary high school. But the concept, brought to life within three months after the deadly 2011 tornado in Joplin, has helped inspire the <a href="http://www.joplinschools.org/domain/625" target="_blank">setting</a> for what high school students will permanently call home this fall.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:41:45 +0000 Scott Harvey 6478 at http://ksmu.org Joplin High School Students Look Forward to Shared Campus This Fall Joplin Arts Community Experiences "Renaissance" in Aftermath of 2011 Tornado http://ksmu.org/post/joplin-arts-community-experiences-renaissance-aftermath-2011-tornado <p></p><p>RANDY: Jo Mueller is the Executive Director of the George A. Spiva Center for the Arts in downtown Joplin, the city’s principal visual-arts venue.&nbsp; With its location on 3<sup>rd</sup> Street, it was well north of the devastation of the EF-5 tornado that flattened so much of Joplin on May 22, 2011.&nbsp; But Jo, who is a working artist in media like clay, wire, and watercolor and ink, sustained heavy damage to her own home.&nbsp; I had talked with her a few years ago, and recently she recounted for me what happened to her home—and a good portion of her artwork.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:07:13 +0000 Randy Stewart 1651 at http://ksmu.org Joplin Arts Community Experiences "Renaissance" in Aftermath of 2011 Tornado