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Monthly Archives: March 2019

22 Mar, 2019

New Mace Unveiling April 10

2019-03-22T18:39:35-05:00

A ceremony to unveil the new University mace and present it to Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western's president, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 in Spratt Hall Kemper Recital Hall. Members of the St. Joseph Woodworkers Guild and Dave Takes of Expressions Engraved will present the new mace and stand to Dr. [...]

New Mace Unveiling April 102019-03-22T18:39:35-05:00
22 Mar, 2019

World Religion Panel

2019-03-25T15:27:08-05:00

The Buddhist Student Fellowship, Department of History and the International Center will host a panel of local religious leaders discussing religion's role in society at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 in Blum Union 222. There will be representatives of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. Students, staff, and community members of all religions are [...]

World Religion Panel2019-03-25T15:27:08-05:00
22 Mar, 2019

Coach Edmisson Resigns

2019-03-22T18:30:43-05:00

Women's head basketball coach Rob Edmisson resigned last week, effective immediately. "After serious consideration, thought and prayer, I have decided to step down from my position as head coach at Missouri Western," Edmisson said. "I believe at this time it is best for Missouri Western to find a new leader who can build on the [...]

Coach Edmisson Resigns2019-03-22T18:30:43-05:00
19 Mar, 2019

March 19, 2019: This Week in the Alumni Office

2019-03-19T21:57:18-05:00

This Week in the Alumni Office This week, we’ll explore who we are and what we do. The Alumni Association was created in 1970 - that’s right next year, we’ll be 50 - to keep alumni from the Junior College and the College (as it was then) connected to Missouri Western.  That mission has [...]

March 19, 2019: This Week in the Alumni Office2019-03-19T21:57:18-05:00
19 Mar, 2019

Missouri Western Hires New President

2019-03-19T14:07:58-05:00

The Missouri Western Board of Governors named Matthew Wilson, J.D., as Missouri Western’s president, starting July 1, 2019. President-Designate Wilson was introduced to the campus and community during a formal announcement and press conference on March 18. He will succeed Dr. Robert Vartabedian, who will retire July 1 after 11 years as Missouri Western’s president. [...]

Missouri Western Hires New President2019-03-19T14:07:58-05:00
18 Mar, 2019

Travel the World in 90 Minutes!

2019-03-18T19:10:18-05:00

Geography Club is sponsoring this event as a fun way to tour the world without leaving the campus: Travel the World in 90 Minutes from 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, March 28 in Spratt Hall Enright Room 216. Eight speakers will take us to eight different countries through short interactive presentations. We will travel to Europe, Middle [...]

Travel the World in 90 Minutes!2019-03-18T19:10:18-05:00
11 Mar, 2019

Theatre Program’s Film Accepted in Film Festival

2019-03-28T09:37:32-05:00

The Department of Theatre, Cinema, and Dance's students' short film "The Eclipse," was selected  for screening at the 2019 Kansas City FilmFest International April 10-14. The festival will be held Cinemark Palace at the Plaza. More information regarding tickets and showtimes is available at kcfilmfest.org.

Theatre Program’s Film Accepted in Film Festival2019-03-28T09:37:32-05:00
11 Mar, 2019

Entrepreneurship Week Workshops and Lunch

2019-03-28T09:38:15-05:00

The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Craig School of Business & Technology will host the fourth annual Entrepreneurship Week March 25-29. Peter Ueberroth, renowned business executive, will be the guest speaker at the capstone lunch on Friday, March 29. E Week is a series of workshops and events for local business professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs, college [...]

Entrepreneurship Week Workshops and Lunch2019-03-28T09:38:15-05:00
04 Mar, 2019

March 4, 2019: This Week in the Alumni Office

2019-03-06T14:13:31-05:00

Last week, Alicia Otto and I attended a two-day seminar on social media marketing strategies. Neither one of us were convinced that this topic would take two days - a two-hour webinar, maybe - but two days, probably not. So, there we were, locked in a small local hotel conference room with representatives from [...]

March 4, 2019: This Week in the Alumni Office2019-03-06T14:13:31-05:00
04 Mar, 2019

Athletics News

2019-04-10T11:15:24-05:00

Football (yes, football!) Griffon Football will host Alumni Weekend this weekend, which includes the Annual Spring Game. The game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12 in Spratt Memorial Stadium. Admission is free. This year's game will feature a host of special events, including a series of plays called by Missouri Western President [...]

Athletics News2019-04-10T11:15:24-05:00