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Robert W. Plaster Athletic Center

The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Center was completed in 2001. The facility houses locker rooms, a squad meeting room for the football program, and offices for the athletic administration and football coaching staff. The weight room for the University athletic programs is located here.

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Robert W. Plaster College of Business & Computer Science

The Robert W. Plaster College of Business and Computer Science provides educational programs in business, accounting, and computer and information sciences that integrate theories, concepts, and experiential applications with a Christian worldview. The College is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs and offers 12 undergraduate degrees in accounting, business administration and computer science. The computer science program is accredited through ABET’s Computer Accrediting Commission, making it the only accredited program at an evangelical institution within a 500- mile radius and one of just six accredited Christian programs nationally.

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Mary Jean Plaster Conference Room

The Mary Jean Plaster Conference Room in the University Success Center is named for the wife of Robert W. Plaster. Her selfless dedication to her family made it possible for Robert Plaster to dedicate his efforts to business and financial success. Her tireless devotion to the family deserves a large share of credit for the naming of the other Plaster facilities on this campus.

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Jim Sells Front Entrance and Memorial Gardens

Robert W. Plaster was a friend of Dr. Jim Sells, former President of Southwest Baptist University, and was the lead donor for the entrance and memorial gardens honoring Dr. Sells in front of the administrative center that also bears his name.


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Robert W. Plaster Lodge

The Robert W. Plaster Lodge, originally a guest lodge, and now a women’s dormitory, provides a homey environment of hospitality, growth, and love to all who enter.  Led by a team with a heart for ministry, the lodge leadership seeks to provide students with a Christ-centered community in which they can live, grow, and share life with others.


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Robert W. Plaster Stadium

The Robert W. Plaster Stadium, a 3000-seat stadium on the campus of Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri serves as an excellent home for Bearcat Football and Track teams and many other community events.

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