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In Memoriam

2021-08-23T15:40:25-05:00August 23rd, 2021|AlumNotes|

In Memoriam We remember those who have passed away. If you want to include someone in this listing, please call (816) 271-5676, mail the information to MWSU Magazine, Missouri Western State University, 4525 Downs Drive, St. Joseph, MO 64507, or email Jerry Anderson, St. Joseph, [...]

Alumnotes Fall 2020

2021-08-18T11:43:38-05:00September 18th, 2020|AlumNotes, Magazine|

Timothy O'Connor ’79 has moved to Warrenton, Missouri where he serves as a Concessions Manager for Delaware North. Matthew Fry ’88 received the 2019-20 Jackson Parkhurst Award for Special Achievement from the North Carolina Symphony. Roberta (McDaniel) Dias ’91 recently retired from the St. Joseph School District after 29 years [...]

Alumnotes Spring 2020

2021-08-18T11:44:48-05:00May 11th, 2020|AlumNotes, Uncategorized|

Ken Rosenauer ’74 and Brent Rosenauer ’17 purchased the Savannah Reporter newspaper in January 2020. Ken taught journalism at Missouri Western for 34 years and retired in 2013. He was named professor emeritus of English. Clifford Hawk ’77 was awarded faculty emeritus status at Highland Community College in Highland, Kansas. [...]

Alumnotes Winter 2020

2020-01-07T13:01:33-06:00January 7th, 2020|AlumNotes, Magazine|

1970s Dr. Linda Pettijohn ’79 was honored by the Missouri State University Board of Governors as a 2019 inductee into the University’s Wall of Fame. The wall honors employees who have excelled at MSU and significantly contributed to the success and positive collegiate experience of students. Dr. Pettijohn worked in [...]

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 [...]