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Monthly Archives: March 2019

22 Mar, 2019

New Mace Unveiling April 10


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


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


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


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


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!


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


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

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

Entrepreneurship Week Workshops and Lunch


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


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


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