7:00 p.m. | Tuesdays | Online

Visit with members of faculty and staff as we showcase MWSU’s academic programs, resources, and enrollment processes. This is a great place for students and their families to connect with university professionals and learn more about how we can meet their needs and satisfy their interests.

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Applying for College: Not too Late!
January 12, 2021

We know that applying for college can be a daunting process. So join one of our veteran Admissions Counselors as they give an overview of the free application process. In this session, staff will walk through the materials needed and step-by-step instructions to complete the application and point to some useful resources to make this as simple as possible.

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The Griffon Guarantee: Scholarships & Financial Aid!
January 19, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Finding a way to pay for higher education can be a challenge. MWSU is committed to making sure that our students have access to all the available resources available to ensure that our university is as affordable as possible to as many students as possible. Join our veteran staff as they walk through how to access these resources.

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Student Panel
January 26, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Straight from the students’ mouths, our ambassadors love to tell incoming students about life on campus. Our student leaders will sit down and give an overview of their experiences and then take any and all questions you have. This is your opportunity to have an open conversation with your peers–students just like you!

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Engineering Technology
February 2, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

If you enjoy project management, problem-solving and helping to guide a project from plans to completion, we invite you to listen to our engineering faculty. Missouri Western’s ET programs will help you gain the hands-on experience and knowledge you need to start your career as soon as you graduate.

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Fine Arts
February 2, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

The School of Fine Arts shows that the arts are woven intricately into the fabric of University life. The knowledge and experience gained from the performing and visual arts fosters the acquisition of new perspectives on social, cultural and historical traditions around the world and teaches students creative ways to address daily challenges. We offer unique opportunities and practical, applied experiences designed to prepare them to be successful artists, scholars, educators and productive citizens.

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Criminal Justice & Legal Studies, Social Work
February 9, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Are you interested in public service or legal professions? Join us to find out how a degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, or Legal Studies can start you on the path to helping those in your community find the resources they need. Degrees in these programs open doors to jobs in paralegal, law enforcement, mediation, social work, graduate degrees in legal studies, and so much more!

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Education
February 9, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Our Education faculty believe in getting students into the classroom as soon as possible. Our education majors are engaging with students by their sophomore year. They learn directly from seasoned educators in the classroom, connecting with students and learning the joys and challenges of teaching firsthand. From preschool to high school, you can customize a program to fit your needs, with additional certifications available in reading, special education, and English as a second language. Join us to learn more.

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Craig School of Business
February 16, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

At the Steven L. Craig School of Business, you will learn the communication, mathematics and technical skills needed to succeed in business while building an extensive knowledge of current business practices and strategic perspectives. You will begin your professional career equipped with a solid foundation to build a lifelong, successful career. Join us to hear from our talented faculty.

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Physical Education, Recreation Sports Management
February 16, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

The Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Programs educate and prepare students to engage in careers across the health, sport, recreation and fitness spectrum. What sets us apart is our commitment to high-impact applied learning experiences. Students will engage in a variety of hands-on learning experiences both in the classroom and professional settings. Tune-in to find out how you can get started.

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Health Information Management, and Population Health Management, Physical Therapy Assistant
February 23, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Do you have a strong desire to help people stay happy and healthy? The Department of Health Professions prepares students in degree programs leading to a wide variety of careers and applications centered on patient, client, and community wellness. Dedicated to hands-on applied learning, these disciplines will give you the experience necessary to help make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you!

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Communication
February 23, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Communication graduates are in demand as the ever-changing media landscape needs professionals who can integrate traditional, digital and social media to create powerful interactive content across platforms. Students learn strategies to communicate brand messages while fostering relationships with the media and the public. From integrated communications campaigns to preparing speeches and press conferences, you will learn to strike the balance between organizational goals and what target audiences need to know. Find out more!

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Chemistry, Biology, and Wildlife Conservation
March 2, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Missouri Western’s Biology Department provides a collaborative learning environment where students work alongside faculty to explore all forms of life at the molecular, organismal and population levels. Top-notch lab facilities, beautiful outdoor natural areas, and access to internships and research grants give student scientists the real-world experience they need to succeed. Students of the sciences at Missouri Western are afforded unique opportunities not easily found at other universities.

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Psychology, Social Sciences, and Humanities
March 2, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Courses in social sciences, humanities, and psychology provide students with a broad perspective of the world and the people inhabiting it. Studying the social sciences and humanities gives students skills that are in demand with employers, from critical thinking and problem solving, to knowledge application and evidence-based analysis. Studying Psychology provides a strong understanding of human nature and behavior and their practical applications. If you are interested in human behavior and how they interact with the realities of day-to-day life, these are the paths for you.

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Computer Science, Math, and Physics
March 9, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Technology is an integral part of almost every industry. Studying computer science, math or physics prepares you for careers that engage with the most advanced technology available. These industries pay well and are in high demand. The applications are limitless. Missouri Western also offers flexible options to add a minor to create programs unique to your interests and goals. You can tailor a program to fit your needs.

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Nursing
March 9, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Do you like to help people stay happy and healthy? If you combine a helpful and friendly teaching staff, state of the art facilities, and a high job-placement rate, you get Missouri Western’s Nursing program. Whether you’re fresh out of High School, ready to start a career, or returning to school to achieve new goals, seeking a degree in Nursing is always a sound investment in your future. Join us to learn more. 

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Leadership Panel
March 16, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

No institution succeeds without strong leadership. Missouri Western knows that the best leaders are the ones that do so from the front. There is no better way to characterize Griffon leadership than that. Join MWSU’s President, Provost, Dean, and Student Government Association President as they set the example for incoming students by illustrating their roles, the future of our beloved university, and show how we can all succeed together.

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Esports
March 30, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Join one of the fastest growing industries in the wholly engaging and interactive world of Esports. A market valued at just under a billion dollars, Esports presents growing opportunities for students and players alike. Missouri Western provides options for recreational, intramural, and varsity play. Pick up the sticks and come help us grow our program and put MWSU on the international map.

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Athletics
March 30, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Join a professional team of coaches, staff, and students as you put your mettle to the test with Missouri Western’s athletic programs. From fresh opportunities like lacrosse to old stand-by’s like football and baseball, Griffons excel both on and off the field. Our students enjoy free access to our sporting events. So no matter what we can show our support for Griffon athletes as they put their hearts and bodies on the line to show everyone else what Griffon grit looks like. Don’t pass up on an opportunity to learn more. Go Griffs!

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Diversity and Inclusion Panel
April 6, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Griffons are diverse and inclusive! Missouri Western focuses on providing diverse and interesting perspectives to our students no matter their identity. With robust and inclusive international student programs, campus programming, and multicultural resources, Missouri Western hosts a wealth of opportunities for students from any background. Join us as we discuss the benefit diversity and inclusion brings to our campus. 

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Military and ROTC Panel
April 6, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Missouri Western, a Purple Heart designated campus, takes the success of our current and former service members seriously. Our Army ROTC Pony Express Battalion leads our community from the front. The Center for Military and Veterans Services ensures that all of our military-connected students have access to all the resources necessary to be successful while at Missouri Western. Join us to learn more about how the armed services and Missouri Western work together.

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Applied Learning and The Center for Service
April 13, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

As Missouri’s flagship applied learning institution, one of our primary missions is service-learning. MWSU provides guidance for its students in how to engage with their communities while prospecting volunteer and career opportunities. It is through these applied learning methods and hands-on experiences that our students distinguish themselves from the competition. Don’t miss out on learning how to participate in such an advantageous program.

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The MWSU Honors Program
April 20, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Are you a high-achieving student looking to enrich your educational experience? Do you embrace learning for learning’s sake? Conducting your own research? Traveling the world? Do you enjoy forging your own path while being a part of a bright community? If you answered yes to any of these questions then we welcome you to join our faculty and staff as they demonstrate how our honors students go above and beyond. With the honors program you will create lifelong relationships with professors and fellow students, take unique colloquia, and truly grow in understanding. Join us to find out more.

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Campus Life
April 27, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Would you like to know what life is like at Missouri Western? Join us as our student affairs professionals and students outline what the daily lives of students are like. In this session we will talk about housing, recreation, and student involvement. There are so many amazing and fun things to do on campus. From over 2 miles of walking trails, full-service fitness center, esports center, unique programming, and so much more, there’s plenty to keep Griffons busy.

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Getting To Know St Joseph, Missouri
May 4, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Join Leaders of the St Joseph community for a snapshot of where MWSU is located. Griffons share a special relationship with the City of St Joseph. Our home has so many unique things that you cannot find anywhere else. From niche boutique shops, a beautiful parkway system, big box store staples, to one-of-a-kind museums, Missouri Western and St Joseph are sure to introduce something new and amazing to students.