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Alumni News

Leading by example

2021-08-23T15:48:12-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Alumni News, Alumni Profiles, Alumni Relations|

Leading by example When Lai-Monté Hunter ’99 was considering college, there was a myth that African American men could not attain a four-year degree. As a first-generation college student, achieving that four-year degree became his immediate goal.  While he was pursuing his degree, [...]

The MWSU Alumni Board welcomes two new members

2021-08-23T15:39:42-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Alumni News, Alumni Relations, Communication & Journalism, Craig School of Business|

The MWSU Alumni Board welcomes two new members Jake Cunning ’16 Jake Cunning ’16 is a human capital senior consultant for Deloitte Consulting in Atlanta. Supporting clients within the consumer and life sciences industries, he works closely to develop strategies to assess, manage and activate organizational [...]

Letter from Alumni President Lai-Monté Hunter ’99

2021-08-23T15:38:44-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Alumni News, Alumni Relations|

Letter from Alumni President Lai-Monté Hunter ’99 Fellow Alumni,  It’s a great day to be a Griffon! Missouri Western State University remains an institution committed to student success while fostering a spirit of excellence. As an extension of the institution and valued partner, the Alumni Association [...]

A Dream Come True: ’21 graduate wins business competition

2021-08-23T15:38:21-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Alumni News, Campus News, Center for Franchise Development, Craig School of Business, Franchise Program|

A Dream Come True: ’21 graduate wins business competition Hayden Glaubius ’21 first heard about Missouri Western’s Center for Franchise Development while a student at Central High School in St. Joseph. This spring, after competing in the franchise competition and graduating from the [...]

Congratulations Alumni Award recipients

2021-08-23T15:46:35-05:00August 19th, 2021|Alumni News, Alumni Relations, Biology, Chemistry, College of Business and Professional Studies, College of Liberal Arts, College of Liberal Arts and Science, College of Professional Studies, College of Science and Health, Craig School of Business, Education, Global Center, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Distinguished Alum Teresa Fankhauser ’79 Teresa Fankhauser graduated from Missouri Western with a Bachelor of Science in Education – Speech/Theatre.  Fankhauser joined the St. Joseph Allied Arts Council in 2005 and currently serves as the executive director. She works with local arts agencies, Missouri Western, the [...]

Alumni Association Awards nominations open

2021-08-18T10:14:28-05:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni News|

2021 Alumni Awards Nomination Deadline: April 2, 2021 All of the Missouri Western State University Alumni Awards are awarded to nominees through a rigorous selection process and selected by the Alumni Association Board of Directors. All recipients of the Alumni Awards and their accomplishments are intended to reflect the values, [...]

Alumni Award winners recognized

2021-08-18T09:33:17-05:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni News|

Pictured at the Alumni Awards event held in November are, from left: Mary Workman ’75, Alumni Association president; Isaac Collins ’11, GOLD Award; Brett Esely ’01, Great Griffon Award – Professional Studies; Pat Modlin ’88, Distinguished Alumni Award; Dr. Regan Dodd, Distinguished Faculty Award; Greg VerMulm ’89, Great Griffon [...]