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Global Griffon: Dr. Adrienne Johnson

2020-05-12T15:07:05-05:00May 7th, 2020|Campus News, Education|

For the second time in as many years, Dr. Adrienne Johnson was selected for an assignment through the U.S. Department of State’s English Language Specialist program. Dr. Johnson, chair of the Department of Education and coordinator of the graduate-level TESOL program, travelled to Egypt in 2018 and to Taiwan in [...]

News Briefs Winter 2020

2020-01-07T14:18:41-06:00January 7th, 2020|Campus News, Chemistry, College of Professional Studies, Education, Library, Magazine|

New master’s degree for teachers Missouri Western began offering a new master’s degree for teachers this fall that is 100% online. The Master of Applied Science in Assessment Differentiated Instruction is for teachers or administrators in pre-K through 12th grade. “Today’s Pre-K-12 classrooms are more diverse than ever, and finding [...]

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 [...]

Campus Collects School Supplies after Florence

2019-06-12T10:24:51-05:00January 8th, 2019|Campus News, Education|

Madison Romjue ’18 graduated in May and accepted a teaching job in special education this past fall in New Bern, North Carolina. When Hurricane Florence hit that area in September 2018, the schools in her district had a lot of damage, and several students lost their homes. So in October, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Two new master’s degrees

2019-06-12T10:24:56-05:00January 5th, 2018|Applied Learning, Campus News, Craig School of Business, Education, Graduate Studies|

Two new master’s degrees began in fall 2017: a Master of Applied Science in Assessment with a K-12 Cross-Categorical Special Education option, and an MBA. The MBA inaugural reception The MBA, offered through the Craig School of Business, has four concentration options: general business, enterprise resource planning, forensic [...]

Alumni Listen and Help

2019-06-12T10:23:55-05:00September 7th, 2017|Alumni Profiles, College of Professional Studies, Economics, Political Science & Sociology, Education, Psychology|

It’s all about helping people. Drew Fisher ’11, Daniel Heidtbrink ’13, Denise Price ’10 and Jacob Wharton ’12 work in four different areas of the counseling field, but they say the opportunity to help people is the main reason they do what they do. Drew Fisher ’11 For Drew Fisher, [...]