Griffon Weekly: Students

August 13 - August 20, 2014

Campus News

This week in Griffon Country

Wednesday, August 13

Chiefs Training Camp

Thursday, August 14

Chiefs Training Camp - final day

Tuesday, August 19

Walk-in registration, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eder 101

Around Campus

WAC Foam Party
August 28th at 8 p.m., WAC will hold its annual foam party. Foam will fill the basketball courts by the Commons Building and a DJ will play. Bring your friends and be prepared to dance the night away…covered in foam!
Piano Class Offered This Fall
Learn to play the piano! Basic Keyboarding Skills I will be offered for non -music majors in fall 2014. Enroll in MUS 106 01.

Call the music department office for more information! 271-4420.
Welcome to the University!
It is with great pleasure that we welcome the following employees as new staff members of Missouri Western State University for the month of July:
John Gregory- Administrative Assistant/Academic- Nursing Department
Annette Weeks- Director of Center for Entrepreneurship- Craig School of Business
Dawn Baker- Administrative Assistant/Academic- Communication and Journalism
Welcome to the Western family!
Western Warm-up
On the first day of classes, August 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Western Warm-up will be held at Griffon Plaza. Both businesses and campus organizations will have booths set up offering promotional items and information. CME will have a Welcome Back BBQ during this event.
Summer Music at the Museum
Saint Joseph Symphony presents Summer Music at the Museum Saturday, August 17 at 2 p.m., at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door.
For more information call 816-233-7701 or visit their website.
Distracted Driving Presentation
The Law Enforcement Academy is hosting a presentation on October 24 titled "Fatal Consequences of Distracted Driving." It is free and open to the public. It will be from 1-3 p.m. in Kemper Recital Hall.
The speaker is Kim Schlau, who lost both of her daughters to a crash involving an officer who was speeding and using his cell phone.
100 Missouri Miles Challenge
This year, Missouri Western will be participating in the 100 Missouri Miles Challenge. Gov. Nixon is challenging the public universities across the state to log the largest number of miles in September. Each college campus will be challenged to complete as many miles as possible within the participation dates; the winning campus will be determined by the highest percentage completed.

Missouri Western has been challenged to complete 35,000 miles!

Participation dates are Monday, Sept .1 – Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Only miles that are logged during these dates will count toward the final goal. Students, faculty, staff and administration are eligible and encouraged to participate! Eligible activities and other information can be found on the 100 Missouri Miles website.

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