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Communication & Journalism

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 [...]

Communication seniors work for real-world clients

2021-03-09T13:54:36-06:00March 15th, 2021|Communication & Journalism|

As Missouri’s official Applied Learning University, Missouri Western ensures that students graduate with hands-on experience that will benefit them within their career field. Students majoring in Strategic Communication gain this hands-on experience in a course divided into two semesters: COM 415 Public Relations Campaigns and COM 444 Public Relations Practices. [...]

Campus Kudos Winter 2021

2021-08-18T11:41:36-05:00February 10th, 2021|Biology, Campus News, Center for Entrepreneurship, Chemistry, Communication & Journalism, Economics, Political Science & Sociology, Education, English & Modern Languages, History & Geography, Honors, Psychology, Uncategorized|

Dr. Teddi Deka, honors director and professor of psychology; Dr. Jennifer Jackson, assistant professor of communication; and Dr. Jordan Atkinson, assistant professor of communication, presented “Building a Better Brand,” designed to facilitate creation of branding kits for use in honors programs to increase consistency in appearance and message, at the [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2020

2021-08-18T11:41:55-05:00September 18th, 2020|Applied Learning, Biology, Campus News, Communication & Journalism, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Education, English & Modern Languages, Faculty Excellence, History & Geography, Psychology, Student Affairs|

Zoë Jones was named the 2020 Missouri Western Student Employee of the Year and Student Employee of the Year for the State of Missouri. She served as editor-in-chief of the Griffon News student newspaper. The National Student Employment Association, in conjunction with the Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators, coordinates [...]

Spring break brings valuable experiences

2021-08-18T09:51:10-05:00September 18th, 2020|Applied Learning, Art, Arts Society, Biology, Campus News, Communication & Journalism, Education, Features|

Missouri Western’s spring break 2020 began on March 9 before the COVID-19 pandemic halted activities and travel, and several student groups and faculty members were able to enjoy educational and/or service opportunities. Glade Restoration Thirteen students and two biology faculty members, Dr. Cary Chevalier and Dr. Mark Mills, traveled 300 [...]

News Briefs Spring 2020

2021-08-18T10:02:37-05:00May 7th, 2020|Campus News, Communication & Journalism|

Professor and students create “Old St. Jo” Toby Lawrence, assistant professor of cinema, and his cinema students are creating an ongoing episodic documentary series about the history of St. Joseph called “Old St. Jo.” They aired the first episode last fall:  “The Fur Years - 1799-1843.” It can be viewed [...]

LaTonya Williams ’03: Determination

2021-08-18T10:06:34-05:00May 7th, 2020|Alumni Profiles, Communication & Journalism|

When LaTonya Williams ’03 was a student, her email signature was LaTonya “I’ll sleep when I graduate” Williams. But even though several years have passed since she graduated, she still doesn’t seem to have gotten the “you can sleep now” memo. Williams, who graduated with a journalism and public relations [...]

Students Travel Abroad

2019-06-12T10:24:51-05:00January 8th, 2019|Campus News, Communication & Journalism, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, English & Modern Languages, Physical Therapist Assistant, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Study Abroad, Western Institute|

Several students traveled abroad after the spring 2018 semester ended in May. Dr. Caroline Whiteman, assistant professor of French, led a group of five French students to Quebec, Canada. They took part in an intensive program through the University of Montreal and also toured Old Quebec. Eighteen nursing and physical [...]