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Alumnotes Spring 2019

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|AlumNotes|

1970s Dr. Ronald Hestand ’71 has a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Northwest Missouri State University, a Master Of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy, an Ed.D in Counseling Psychology. He received ordination as a Religious Science Practitioner and as a Religious Science Minister. He taught psychology, sociology, [...]

Alumnotes Winter 2019

2019-06-12T10:24:50-05:00January 8th, 2019|AlumNotes, Magazine|

1970s Dr. David Belt ’73, retired biology instructor at Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley, had a tropical plant named after him – Anthurium davidbeltianumcroat. Dr. Belt was volunteering for the Missouri Botanical Garden under Dr. Tom Croat when the new species was discovered in Peru in 2006. He taught at MCC [...]

Alumnotes Fall 2018

2019-06-12T10:24:54-05:00September 12th, 2018|AlumNotes, College of Professional Studies, Engineering Technology|

1970s Dr. Julie Albee ’76 was awarded the Parkway Distinguished Professor Award from Parkway Baptist Church in St. Louis. The award is for outstanding professional and personal contributions to Christian education. Dr. Albee is a professor of education and director of student learning improvement at Hannibal-LaGrange University in Hannibal, Missouri. [...]

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 [...]

Alumnotes Winter 2018

2019-06-12T10:24:57-05:00January 5th, 2018|AlumNotes|

1970s Mary Ann Wilkerson ’72/’87 retired from the City of Savannah, Missouri as a class A water plant operator in June 2017. Carol Hartigan '73 Carol Hartigan ’73, Certification and Policy Strategist for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the AACN Certification Corporation, received the Lifetime [...]

Alumnotes Fall 2017

2019-06-12T10:23:55-05:00September 7th, 2017|AlumNotes, Uncategorized|

1960s Julia Schneider ’67, retired library director, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the YWCA Women of Excellence Lunch in June. She was recognized for her 44 years of service to Missouri Western and as a leader in the library science field at the state and national levels. 1970s Bill [...]

Alumnotes Spring 2017

2019-06-12T10:23:56-05:00May 12th, 2017|AlumNotes|

1970s Missouri Rep. Pat Conway ’73 was named one of 50 Missourians You Should Know by Ingram’s Magazine, Kansas City’s Business Magazine. Rep. Conway served as Buchanan County clerk for 28 years and was elected to the state Legislature in 2010. George Hayward ’75 was inducted into the Missouri Sports [...]

Alumnotes January 2017

2019-06-12T10:23:58-05:00January 6th, 2017|AlumNotes|

1980s David Slater ’82 received an award for outstanding service from the Missouri Municipal League. He is currently serving his sixth two-year term as mayor of Pleasant Valley, Missouri. He is also serving his fourth one-year term as chair of the Metro Mayors Caucus, representing 84 communities in Jackson, Clay, [...]

In Memoriam: Dr. Frances Flanagan ’35

2019-06-12T10:24:01-05:00September 7th, 2016|AlumNotes, Uncategorized|

Dr. Frances Flanagan ’35 passed away on May 13, 2016, just three days shy of her 101st birthday. Dr. Flanagan, a native of Easton, Missouri, graduated from the St. Joseph Junior College in 1935 and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Mount St. Scholastica College, now Benedictine College, Dr. [...]