Missouri Western State University Athletics

Students, MWSU Athletics welcomes you to campus. We have a GREAT year in store. WE NEED ALL OF YOU at our games wearing GOLD and cheering loud! Here is what the MAX Experience does for you!

  • Free admission to all students to all home athletics events – must show student I.D.
  • Free admission to your immediate family (up to four persons) to attend all home contests
  • Free tickets to select away contests
  • Free bus trip and ticket to one away football and one away basketball game
  • One free concession item and drink at all home football and basketball games
  • Free giveaways at selected games
  • Funding to insure upkeep of your athletics facilities

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Missouri Western State University Events

MWSU always has events and activities available on campus. As a MWSU Early College Academy student, you are welcome to all campus events.

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Kansas City Chiefs Summer Training Camp

Missouri Western State University and the City of St. Joseph welcome you to our community! We are proud to be the summer training camp home of the Kansas City Chiefs and hope you enjoy all that our campus and community have to offer.

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Children’s Lifetime Sports Academy (Ages 8-12)

The Children’s Lifetime Sports Academy (CLSA) was started in 1973 at Missouri Western State University (MWSU) to allow participants the opportunity to interact with Faculty and future Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) in a fun and non-competitive environment. Our goal is to teach the skills, values and appreciations involved in lifetime sports activities which can be utilized throughout life for fun, health and fitness.

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R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues

Missouri Western inaugurated the R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues program in 1993, under the presidency of Dr. Janet Gorman Murphy. The program was started as part of an overall commitment to offer enriching experiences to students while bringing together the college and community. The Convocation is held in honor of R. Dan Boulware, former president of the Board of Regents.

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Department of Music

Missouri Western State University’s Department of Music has many different opportunities available, from performances, concerts, workshops and more.

Calendar of Events

Potter Art Gallery

The Potter Art Gallery is located at the front entrance of Potter Hall on the Missouri Western State University campus.

The primary mission of the Department of Art’s Visiting Artists and Gallery Program is to educate and foster a greater understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through discourse.

The gallery features 6-8 exhibitions each academic year.  The Department of Art views the exhibition program as an essential educational tool and an opportunity for students to see a wide range of works by accomplished artists.

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Bring your family and explore the universe at the Bushman Planetarium. The planetarium features a Digistar 4 projection system and a dome that is tilted slightly, rather than directly overhead, making viewing easier. A 17-channel stereo sound system enhances your viewing experience. Located in Agenstein Hall, room 147.

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Department of Theatre, Cinema & Dance

Missouri Western State University is proud to offer a diverse showing of classics and up-and-comers. MWSU Early College Academy students have the opportunity to attend for free!

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Walter Cronkite Memorial

The Walter Cronkite Memorial was the vision of Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Former President of Missouri Western State University, to create a fitting memorial to St. Joseph’s beloved native son and one of the most important and trusted voices in our country’s history. Dr. Vartabedian’s vision was captured by Missouri Western art faculty members Eric Fuson and David Harris, who designed the unique artistic display illustrating Cronkite’s distinguished career with CBS television.

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