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11 May, 2020

Spring Magazine Online Only


In an effort to save printing and postage costs, the spring 2020 issue of the MWSU Magazine is online only. For all the latest Missouri Western news, alumni profiles and news, and more, go to It is also online as a pdf, if you prefer to read it that way.

Spring Magazine Online Only2020-07-13T14:49:53-05:00
11 May, 2020

Student Loan Debt Information


Our Financial Aid Office has been asked, "Is it true that I don't have to make payments on student loans right now? " Here is the answer to that question: This is true for Federal Student loans. Any federal loan payments, and interest accrual on the loans, is suspended until Sept. 30, retroactively going into [...]

Student Loan Debt Information2020-05-11T12:16:42-05:00
11 May, 2020

Nursing Students Receive Fellowship Scholarships


Eight Missouri Western students received 2020 Nursing Fellowship scholarships from the Mosaic Life Care Foundation. In honor of Nurses Week (May 6-12), the Foundation announced their commitment to the annual fellowship that will award $10,000 each up to 10 qualifying applicants. This year’s recipients were chosen from applicants currently enrolled in nursing programs throughout the [...]

Nursing Students Receive Fellowship Scholarships2020-05-11T08:53:29-05:00
11 May, 2020

Charity Golf Classic Rescheduled


One of the favorite local events of the year and the single biggest fundraiser for Griffon Athletics has been rescheduled due to the pandemic: the date for the 18th Annual MWSU/YWCA Charity Golf Classic has been changed to Aug. 15 and 24. Proceeds from the event benefit the YWCA Shelter for abused women and children, [...]

Charity Golf Classic Rescheduled2020-05-11T08:40:56-05:00
24 Apr, 2020

Spring Commencement Reschedule Date Announced


Missouri Western rescheduled its Spring Commencement ceremony for Family Weekend this fall. The ceremony for students who earned their degrees in the spring and summer semesters will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20 in the Looney Complex Arena. “Graduating from college is an achievement worth celebrating even in the best of times. [...]

Spring Commencement Reschedule Date Announced2020-04-24T13:35:50-05:00
24 Apr, 2020

Phased Out Programs & Your Professional Impact


A letter from Megan Raney, Career Development Director: In the release of the Academic Review Board report, the recent vote by the Board of Governors and President Wilson’s many community addresses, I’ve heard a growing concern specific to alumni regarding their own degrees. The primary question being, “what happens if my degree has been phased [...]

Phased Out Programs & Your Professional Impact2020-05-12T15:57:23-05:00
22 Apr, 2020

Summer Classes All Online


Missouri Western recently announced that all courses for the Summer 2020 semester will be offered 100% online. “Our first priority is the health and well being of our campus community, so we have taken proactive steps to make all our summer courses are available online,” said Dr. Doug Davenport, provost and vice president of Academic [...]

Summer Classes All Online2020-04-22T13:29:48-05:00
22 Apr, 2020

2020 Senior Art Exhibition Goes Virtual


The Department of Art is proud to present our 2020 Senior Art Exhibition, showcasing 27 of our graduating seniors from the graphic design, digital animation, art education, and studio art programs. The exhibition was originally set to open in Potter Gallery, with receptions to showcase the students’ work and artistic accomplishments. Due to COVID-19, the [...]

2020 Senior Art Exhibition Goes Virtual2020-04-22T10:22:20-05:00
22 Apr, 2020

Nominate Someone for an Alumni Association Award


Alumni are invited to submit nominations for the annual Alumni Association Awards. The deadline for nominations for the Alumni Awards is May 1. Recipients will be honored at a banquet on Oct. 16. Nominations will be accepted for the following awards – Great Griffon Awards (alumni from the University's Schools and Colleges), Herb ’35 and [...]

Nominate Someone for an Alumni Association Award2020-04-22T13:28:17-05:00
10 Apr, 2020

Campus Update: Summer Courses Online and Commencement Rescheduled


Summer Courses  Missouri Western has moved all Summer 2020 courses online. Clinicals, internships and practicums will still be held to the extent that access is allowed by the partner agency. The shift to all-online delivery for summer is just one way Missouri Western is adapting to the current normal, doing everything they can to keep [...]

Campus Update: Summer Courses Online and Commencement Rescheduled2020-07-13T14:49:16-05:00