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Students Travel Abroad

2019-06-12T10:24:51-05:00January 8th, 2019|Campus News, Communication & Journalism, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, English & Modern Languages, Physical Therapist Assistant, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Study Abroad, Western Institute|

Several students traveled abroad after the spring 2018 semester ended in May. Dr. Caroline Whiteman, assistant professor of French, led a group of five French students to Quebec, Canada. They took part in an intensive program through the University of Montreal and also toured Old Quebec. Eighteen nursing and physical [...]

Jaime Bartley ’17: Coordinating a Beautiful Gift

2019-06-12T10:24:51-05:00January 7th, 2019|Alumni Profiles, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Last year, Jaime Bartley ’17 was part of a University of Kansas Health System team that made history. Bartley, organ transplant manager for the kidney, pancreas transplant and living donation programs, led a team of transplant coordinators who coordinated a five-pair kidney transplant chain, which had never been done before [...]

Eleven Honored at Awards Banquet

2019-06-12T10:24:52-05:00January 7th, 2019|Alumni Profiles, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communication & Journalism, Craig School of Business, Engineering Technology, English & Modern Languages, Graduate Studies, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, MWSU Foundation, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Uncategorized|

Eleven alumni and friends were honored at the Alumni Association’s 36th annual banquet Homecoming weekend. Congratulations! Dr. Keith Evans Keith Evans ’78 MD, PT, DPT Distinguished Alumni Award Dr. Keith Evans, a former Griffon linebacker, is CEO/Director and owner of the Atlanta Human Performance Center, a facility offering [...]

University Personnel Changes

2019-06-12T10:24:53-05:00September 12th, 2018|Academic Affairs, Campus News, Chemistry, College of Professional Studies, Craig School of Business, Education, Graduate Studies, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Provost retires Dr. Jeanne Daffron '75 Dr. Jeanne Daffron ’75, provost and vice president for academic affairs, retired on June 30, 2018, but will continue working part-time for a year to assist in the transition. Dr. Doug Davenport, associate provost for research, planning and institutional effectiveness, is serving [...]

Alumnotes Spring 2018

2019-06-12T10:24:55-05:00May 8th, 2018|Alumni Relations, AlumNotes, Craig School of Business, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Education, Military Science/ROTC, Music, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

1970s Gary Patterson ’76, founder of the Patterson Legal Group, opened a branch of his Wichita, Kansas law office in St. Joseph, Missouri. 1980s Charles Bruffy ’81, Grammy-award winning conductor, received the Signature Sinfonian award from the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America. The Signature Sinfonian award is conferred upon [...]

Donors establish three scholarships

2019-06-12T10:24:56-05:00January 5th, 2018|Campus News, Craig School of Business, Development, Graduate Studies, MWSU Foundation, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Thanks to generous Missouri Western Foundation donors, three new scholarships have recently been established – the Mary Byrne Stewart Graduate Nursing Scholarship, the SJC Marketing Scholarship the Loah Stallard Graduate Nursing Scholarship. The Mary Byrne Stewart Graduate Nursing Scholarship is for students enrolled in one of Missouri Western’s two master’s [...]

Faculty Excellence: A Hallmark of Missouri Western

2019-06-12T10:23:54-05:00September 7th, 2017|Academic Affairs, Biology, Campus News, College of Liberal Arts and Science, College of Professional Studies, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Faculty Excellence, Health Information Management, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Music, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Fulbright Scholar and Fulbright Specialist Two legal studies faculty members were selected to teach as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Fulbright Scholar Program. Joanne Katz, professor of legal studies, received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Vietnam to teach mediation and restorative justice this fall. David Tushaus, [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2017

2019-06-12T10:23:54-05:00September 7th, 2017|Art, Biology, Campus News, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Music, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Western Institute|

Computer science students bring home the hardware Students brought home a record number of awards from the Association of Information Technology Professionals National Collegiate Conference and Career Fair in St. Louis last spring. The 31 students earned two first-place awards, two second-place awards, two third-place and four honorable mentions in [...]