As Missouri’s official applied learning university, Missouri Western wants you to have the flexibility for hands-on learning experiences while positioning you for success. We offer a four-day course schedule Monday through Thursday, reserving Fridays for applied learning and academic enrichment experiences as well as social and co-curricular events.

After the completion of the first semester of Gold Friday availability, we surveyed students and employees for their feedback on the initiative. The survey results show that Gold Friday is a highly popular initiative that gives students and employees many opportunities to engage in research, projects and campus activities.

What will you do with your Gold Fridays?

Not having to go to classes on Friday frees up an entire day for flexible learning opportunities. Meet and engage with faculty. Conduct research. Work with peers and mentors. Gain real-world experience at an internship. Focus on lab work or clinical practices. Take advantage of student services. Get involved in a club or organization. Earn money at your job. On Gold Fridays, you’ll have an opportunity you won’t find at any other Missouri university to apply what you are learning in meaningful ways.

All Majors Career Fair

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT

Description:Employers, departments, and university community members are encouraged to attend Missouri Western State University’s All Majors Career and Internship Fair on February 17, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in the Fulkerson Center.Employers, institutions, and Missouri Western State University Departments should register by 8:00 AM on Monday, February 13, 2023, at and alums are not required [...]

MoGEA Workshop

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm CDT

Description:The Center for Academic Support is holding a free MoGEA Preparation Workshop for Missouri Western students on March 31st from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Murphy 108. The MoGEA is required for all students with an ACT composite score of 19 and below who are pursuing admittance to the Missouri Western Teacher Education Department.WORKSHOP [...]

Description:Join Pop Culture Club as we feature Dr. Christine Ziemer, Associate Professor of Psychology, who will present "Psychedelics: History, Function, and Future." Following the short talk will be small group discussions and a Q and A with Dr. Ziemer. The Pop Culture Club event series is hosted by the Department of Communication and the Department [...]

Food Bank Friday

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Description:Join us at Second Harvest Community Food Bank as we help them fight to end hunger in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas! Volunteers will assist in the warehouse with sorting and packaging food that will be distributed to families in need throughout the region. **Closed toe shoes required** Sign up hereOrganizer Information:Center for Servicecenterforservice@missouriwestern.edu816-271-4100Admission:Students, Faculty, Staff, [...]

Multidisciplinary Research Day

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT

Description:Missouri Western State University invites all students who have completed research projects (Literature Reviews or Empirical Studies) over the course of the academic term to present their work in a poster session. This poster session provides an excellent opportunity to share the results of your research with a varied audience. It also provides a chance [...]

ET Green Energy

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Hands-on activities: Solar to Thermal energy; Solar to electrical energy; Wind to electrical energy; other potential and kinetic energy to electrical energy.

8th Annual Griffon Film Festival

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 6:20 pm CDT

Description:The event will be held at the Missouri Theatre again this year. Senior Cinema students will be presenting their thesis films to the world at this event. The event will be held on Friday April 28th, 2023. Doors will open @ 6 pm and the show will start at 7pm. After the films there will [...]

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