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College of Professional Studies

Griffons Abroad: Egypt and Myanmar

2019-09-17T13:20:30-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, College of Professional Studies, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Education, Features, Magazine|

  Training teachers in Egypt Dr. Adrienne Johnson spent two weeks in Cairo this past spring when she was selected for an English Language Specialist assignment for the U.S. Department of State. Just 80 people from the United States are selected in the program each year. Dr. Johnson, assistant professor [...]

Professor Lives her Adventurous Dream

2019-09-05T11:57:25-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, College of Professional Studies, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Magazine|

Just 320 days after surgery for a brain aneurism, Dr. Linda Oakleaf, assistant professor of health, physical education and recreation, participated in a two-day, 52-mile Harbor to Harbor hike in California, trekking from Oceanside to San Diego. “I’m really glad I did it in spite of the fact that my [...]

HPER Creates New Lab and Upgrades Another

2019-06-12T10:24:52-05:00September 12th, 2018|Campus News, College of Professional Studies, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, MWSU Foundation|

There’s a new look in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, making its hands-on labs more appealing and even more functional than before. The Looney Complex now contains a new Personal and Commercial Fitness Lab and a remodeled Health and Exercise Science Lab with new equipment. Dr. Justin [...]

Dr. Greg Vecchi: Bringing the FBI Background

2019-06-12T10:24:53-05:00September 12th, 2018|Campus News, College of Professional Studies, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work|

Dr. Greg Vecchi When criminal justice students are mulling over career choices, their go-to professor for all things Federal Bureau of Investigation is Dr. Greg Vecchi, assistant professor of criminal justice. Missouri Western hired Dr. Vecchi in 2016, who brought a background of working 18 years for the [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2018

2019-06-12T10:24:53-05:00September 12th, 2018|Campus News, Career Development, Center for Student Involvement, College of Liberal Arts and Science, College of Professional Studies, Communication & Journalism, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Economics, Political Science & Sociology, History & Geography, Music, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, Student Affairs|

The Missouri Interscholastic Press Association honored Bob Bergland, professor of journalism and advisor for Griffon News, with its 2018 Taft Award for outstanding service to scholastic journalism. The award honors Dr. Bergland’s advocacy for Missouri’s Cronkite New Voices Act, which aims to protect the First Amendment rights of student journalists [...]

News Briefs

2019-06-12T10:24:53-05:00September 12th, 2018|Campus News, Center for Entrepreneurship, College of Professional Studies, Craig School of Business, Engineering Technology, Financial Planning & Administration, Franchise Program, Military Science/ROTC, News Briefs, Western Institute|

ET joins the Craig School of Business Effective this fall, the Department of Engineering Technology will join the Steven L. Craig School of Business to form the Steven L. Craig School of Business and Technology. Dr. Jeanne Daffron, who had been serving as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, [...]

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 [...]