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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Apr 04, 2020

Spring Commencement Ceremony Rescheduled

2020-04-22T09:33:22-05:00April 22nd, 2020|

Missouri Western State University has rescheduled its Spring Commencement ceremony for Family Weekend this fall. The ceremony for students who earned their degrees in the spring semester and in the summer term will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 20, 2020, in the Looney Complex Arena. Spring and Summer 2020 graduates who are [...]

Apr 04, 2020

Summer Session – 100% Online

2020-04-30T11:13:15-05:00April 21st, 2020|

Missouri Western State University has announced that all courses for the Summer 2020 semester will be offered 100% online. “Our first priority is the health and wellbeing of our campus community, so we have taken proactive steps to make all our summer courses are available online,” said Dr. Doug Davenport, Provost. “With so much uncertainty [...]

Apr 04, 2020

Career Development Center Feature Fridays

2020-04-13T14:37:10-05:00April 13th, 2020|

Each Friday, on Facebook and Instagram, Career Development will feature a company that is actively hiring, along with a description of who the company is. Please contact  careercenter@missouriwestern.edu or (816) 271-4292 for more information.

Apr 04, 2020

No Conference Conference

2020-04-15T10:08:27-05:00April 13th, 2020|

Many conferences have been cancelled because of the impact of COVID-19. The Missouri Western chapter of Alpha Chi is sponsoring a No Conference Conference for students. They have asked for submissions from students of items they are not able to present at conferences this semester and will share them with the larger campus community. Just [...]

Apr 04, 2020

2020 Senior Art Exhibition Goes Virtual

2020-04-15T10:14:01-05:00April 13th, 2020|

The Art Department is proud to present the 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 events [...]

Apr 04, 2020

Virtual Library Access

2020-04-15T10:14:18-05:00April 13th, 2020|

The library has created an  FAQs page to answer common questions. They are also using social media (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) to engage with students along with a Library Staff Spotlight which showcases the library staff who are working remotely to help our students.  Additionally, students may receive assistance from a librarian via the online [...]

Apr 04, 2020

Nursing Program Information Goes Virtual

2020-04-15T10:15:40-05:00April 3rd, 2020|

As Missouri Western transitions to a virtual environment for the spring semester, the Nursing program created several videos to give interested prospective students a virtual peek at Missouri Western's top-notch Nursing program. Nursing faculty and staff are also offering Zoom appointments for current, transfer and prospective students to answer questions and provide advising assistance. For [...]

Apr 04, 2020

Admissions Adjusts to Recruiting in a Virtual Environment

2020-04-03T11:23:46-05:00April 3rd, 2020|

Since the COVID-19 situation has emptied college campuses and high school classrooms, Missouri Western's Admissions team and recruiters have worked to develop easily accessible digital experiences for prospective students. This included updating virtual tours and developing multi-faceted approaches to bring campus to students in their homes. Various projects included: Comprehensive video-based narrative tour starring admissions [...]

Apr 04, 2020

At-Home Study Tips

2020-04-15T10:15:13-05:00April 1st, 2020|

The Center for Academic Support has provided some at-home study tips: Create a "study space" that is functional and comfortable! Having a dedicated space can help you separate work/class time and free time. Stick to a routine. For example: prior to Spring Break, a student may have had PSY 101 on MWF from 11 to [...]