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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 [...]

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 [...]

Editor’s Note: Publication schedule

2021-08-18T11:41:18-05:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni Relations|

The Missouri Western Magazine will now be published twice a year, to coincide with the semesters. The winter edition will include activities and information from the previous fall semester, and the fall edition will cover news from the spring semester. The magazine will be sent out electronically to all alumni [...]

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 [...]