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Alumni Relations

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 [...]

Alumni Association honors 13

2019-06-12T10:24:57-05:00January 5th, 2018|Alumni News, Alumni Profiles, Alumni Relations|

The Missouri Western Alumni Association honored 13 people with 12 awards at its annual awards banquet Homecoming weekend. Eight Great Griffon Awards and Student Leadership Awards were new this year, honoring alumni from each of the University’s Colleges and three graduating seniors. The following were honored at the 2017 Alumni [...]

Alums Find Calling in Foreign Lands

2019-06-12T10:23:56-05:00May 12th, 2017|Alumni Profiles, Alumni Relations, Communication & Journalism, Features, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Missouri Western alumni are not only making an impact locally and nationally, but also in foreign countries. Ally Browning ’08 and Gary ’97 and Rachel Chaney have found their calling in serving others – Browning in Honduras and the Chaneys in Africa. Eyes wide open: Ally Browning ’08   As [...]

Aviator Author: Don Bachali ’57

2019-06-12T10:23:56-05:00May 12th, 2017|Alumni News, Alumni Relations|

Don Bachali ’57 had been a part of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association since its earliest beginnings, but whenever he asked newer members if they knew how the association got started, no one could answer him. “I felt like the history should be written down, and I kept waiting for [...]

Alumni Association Creates Great Griffon Awards

2019-06-12T10:23:57-05:00May 12th, 2017|Alumni News, Alumni Relations|

The Alumni Association Board of Directors recently announced two new categories of alumni recognition to be presented at the awards banquet on Oct. 27 as part of Homecoming. The Great Griffon Awards will recognize alumni from each College and School who exhibit outstanding contributions to the workforce, society or the [...]