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Letter from Alumni President Mary Hausman Workman ’75

2021-08-18T09:34:08-05:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni News|

Dear Fellow Alumni, Like everyone else, the Missouri Western Alumni Association has learned to adjust to our “new normal” according to COVID-19 protocols. And, like everyone else, we are looking forward to a return to normalcy. What usually is a fall full of activities became a campus in a holding pattern [...]

New leadership for Center for Service, Bond Incubator

2021-08-18T11:40:39-05:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni News, Campus News, Center for Service|

In early 2021, Missouri Western’s Center for Service and the Kit Bond Science and Technology Incubator both got new leadership. Kim Sigrist ’93 was named director of the Center for Service, which provides students with opportunities to learn and serve by connecting them with volunteer opportunities in the community. Students [...]

Family establishes scholarship in father’s memory

2021-08-18T09:37:08-05:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni News, Campus News, Craig School of Business|

Shannon Nold and Nathan Nold ’18, pictured with a portrait of Chad Nold ’93, with Hayden Glaubius, the first recipient of the scholarship, along with Pam Klaus, director of the Center for Franchise Development. The Nolds, Chad ’93, Shannon, and their son, Nathan ’18, are an entrepreneurial family [...]

Foundation welcomes Chambers as new assistant director

2021-08-18T09:38:40-05:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni News, Campus News, MWSU Foundation|

Michele Chambers '98 Michele Chambers ’98 has been named Assistant Director and Financial Officer of the Missouri Western State University Foundation. After spending the majority of her career with for-profit organizations, Chambers knew she wanted to experience something new, yet familiar. “I liked the idea of working for a nonprofit [...]

Letter from the Alumni President Mary Hausman Workman ’75

2020-09-18T14:58:39-05:00September 18th, 2020|Alumni News, University Advancement|

Fellow alumni, I am truly excited to have been asked to be the president of the Missouri Western State University Alumni Association for the 2020-21 academic school year. I am a proud ’75 graduate of Missouri Western’s elementary education department, and to this day appreciate the faculty who helped me [...]

Graduate student takes advantage of 100% online program

2021-08-18T11:30:55-05:00September 18th, 2020|Alumni News, Alumni Profiles|

Angela Thro was looking at masters programs at several universities when she connected with Dr. Susan Bashinski, dean of Missouri Western’s Graduate School. Missouri Western had just the program she wanted – a masters in K-12 Cross-Categorical Special Education – and she will graduate December 2020. Unlike most of the [...]

Dr. Jordan Siewert ’08: Chronicling the unexpected journey

2021-08-18T09:49:00-05:00September 18th, 2020|Alumni News, Alumni Profiles|

Dr. Jordan Siewert never expected to write a book, but when his daughter was born in 2014 with a congenital heart defect, he found that he wanted to share his experiences. “I felt that maybe my story could speak to someone,” said Dr. Siewert, a native of St. Joseph, Missouri. [...]

Happy 50th anniversary to the Alumni Association!

2021-08-18T10:53:10-05:00September 18th, 2020|Alumni News, Alumni Relations|

In the first edition of the alumni newsletter in March 1970, it was announced that Missouri Western had formed an Alumni Association, and a board and officers were elected. According to the article, the purpose of the group was to advance the educational interests of Missouri Western and provide opportunities [...]

Alumni Association Awards

2021-08-18T11:44:11-05:00September 18th, 2020|Alumni News, Alumni Relations, College of Professional Studies, Craig School of Business, Faculty Excellence, International Student Services, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

The Missouri Western State University Alumni Association has announced the names of its alumni awards honorees. A virtual Alumni Association Awards Banquet will be premiered on YouTube in October. Award winners are: Pat Modlin ’88, retired executive and current business owner: Distinguished Alumni Award. After retiring from Cerner Corporation as [...]