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Eleven Honored at Awards Banquet

2019-06-12T10:24:52-05:00January 7th, 2019|Alumni Profiles, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communication & Journalism, Craig School of Business, Engineering Technology, English & Modern Languages, Graduate Studies, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, MWSU Foundation, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Uncategorized|

Eleven alumni and friends were honored at the Alumni Association’s 36th annual banquet Homecoming weekend. Congratulations! Dr. Keith Evans Keith Evans ’78 MD, PT, DPT Distinguished Alumni Award Dr. Keith Evans, a former Griffon linebacker, is CEO/Director and owner of the Atlanta Human Performance Center, a facility offering [...]

University Personnel Changes

2019-06-12T10:24:53-05:00September 12th, 2018|Academic Affairs, Campus News, Chemistry, College of Professional Studies, Craig School of Business, Education, Graduate Studies, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Provost retires Dr. Jeanne Daffron '75 Dr. Jeanne Daffron ’75, provost and vice president for academic affairs, retired on June 30, 2018, but will continue working part-time for a year to assist in the transition. Dr. Doug Davenport, associate provost for research, planning and institutional effectiveness, is serving [...]

Hurricane catastrophe times three: Seven alumni share their experiences with Harvey, Irma and Maria  

2019-06-12T10:24:54-05:00May 8th, 2018|Biology, Chemistry, Craig School of Business, Features, Health, Physical Education & Recreation|

Three major hurricanes, Harvey, Irma and Maria, hit the Carribbean and southern United States within a few weeks, causing loss of life, injuries and billions in damages. We spoke with several alumni in those areas who were affected, and what follows is an accounting of their experiences with the storms. [...]

MWSU Gains BioZyme Scholar in Residence

2019-06-12T10:24:54-05:00May 8th, 2018|Biology, Campus News, Chemistry|

A partnership between a local animal health company and Missouri Western has brought an international researcher to campus. At the invitation of Bob Norton ’73, CEO and chair of the board of BioZyme Inc. in St. Joseph, Dr. Dr. Ignacio Ipharraguerre in Missouri Western's Science and Technology Center [...]

Campus Kudos

2019-06-12T10:24:56-05:00January 5th, 2018|Art, Biology, Campus News, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Science, College of Professional Studies, Communication & Journalism, Music, Physical Therapist Assistant, School of Fine Arts|

Enrollment up: A total of 5,562 students enrolled as of the official census date Sept. 25, 2017, including a 16.2 percent growth in the number of new freshmen. The total includes 5,321 undergraduate students and 241 graduate students and represents an overall increase of 3.2 percent over 2016-17 official enrollment. [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2017

2019-06-12T10:23:54-05:00September 7th, 2017|Art, Biology, Campus News, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Music, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Western Institute|

Computer science students bring home the hardware Students brought home a record number of awards from the Association of Information Technology Professionals National Collegiate Conference and Career Fair in St. Louis last spring. The 31 students earned two first-place awards, two second-place awards, two third-place and four honorable mentions in [...]

Elemental Accessibility

2019-06-12T10:23:54-05:00September 7th, 2017|Campus News, Chemistry|

What do you get when a student who is a lab assistant to a visually impaired person starts talking to a professor who is all about accessibility? You get a tactile periodic table, complete with three-dimensional “jewels” to designate the elements’ properties. In spring 2012, Katie Jenkins ’12 was enrolled [...]

Yevgeniy Kondratenko ’03: Engineering Excellence

2019-06-12T10:24:01-05:00September 7th, 2016|Alumni Profiles, Chemistry|

For Dr. Yevgeniy Kondratenko ’03, his experience in graduate school at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign made him realize that he had received a great undergraduate education in the Department of Chemistry at Missouri Western. After graduation, Dr. Kondratenko was accepted into the PhD program in chemical engineering at [...]

Charting a career course

2019-06-12T10:24:02-05:00May 6th, 2016|Applied Learning, Biology, Career Development, Chemistry, Craig School of Business, Features, Magazine, Student Affairs|

Career Development Center Kay-lynne Taylor became the director of the Career Development Center in the fall of 2013. After she met with several students, she said her first priority became very clear. “Every student I spoke with didn’t know this office existed, so the first step was making sure we [...]