Friday, September 7, 2012

SBU Officials Assess Storm Damage (Updated 11:33 p.m.)

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Sharina Smith, Office of Marketing & Communications
417-328-1803 /

UPDATE 11:33 p.m.

Landen Hall students not moved. Damaged roof but leaks stopped when rain stopped. No serious damage to rooms is apparent.

UPDATE: 9:15 p.m.

The SBU server is back up. Here is the link to sign up for SBU Alerts:

Photos of tree and roof damage to Bolivar campus (photos provided by SBU Safety and Security):


UPDATE: 7:20 p.m.

Emergency calls please call 328-0276....911 is down...

SBU Safety and Security # is 417-328-8733.

UPDATE: 7:09 p.m.
SBU officials report a section of the roof blown off Landen Hall. Alternate shelter for students being arranged.

Roof of baseball dugout also damaged.

No word on power or server restoration yet.

6:50 p.m.
SBU officials assessing storm damages on Bolivar campus. Power out across most of campus. Several trees down. Computer servers down.

More information provided soon.

SBU Safety and Security # is 417-328-8733.


SBU’s Office of Marketing and Communications is available to news media 24 hours a day at (417) 399-7918.