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Campus Kudos

2021-08-23T15:42:12-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Applied Learning, Art, Biology, Center for Franchise Development, Chemistry, Craig School of Business, Economics, Political Science & Sociology, Education, English & Modern Languages, Health Information Management, History & Geography, Honors, Library, Music, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Social Work, Student Success and Academic Advising Center|

Campus Kudos Biology major Esther Par has won the prestigious Stan Hudson Research Grant Award from the Missouri Native Plant Society for her research on the evolutionary diversification of the temperate North American false foxgloves plants with endangered prairie native species which she is conducting with [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Teaching English in China

2019-06-12T10:24:52-05:00September 12th, 2018|Economics, Political Science & Sociology, English & Modern Languages, Features, History & Geography, Philosophy & Religion, Study Abroad|

Although his interest in China was piqued as a 15-year-old watching the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, student Robert Evilla never thought that interest would lead to a teaching position there. But even though he hasn’t graduated yet, Evilla spent most of his spring 2018 semester and summer teaching English at [...]

News Briefs

2019-06-12T10:24:54-05:00May 8th, 2018|Admissions, Campus News, Center for Multicultural Education, Communication & Journalism, Craig School of Business, Development, English & Modern Languages, Graduate Studies, MWSU Foundation|

New graduate certificate begins this fall A graduate certificate in technical communication will begin this fall. The 15-credit-hour program is 100 percent online, and students in the program do not need undergraduate coursework in technical communication. The program can be completed in one academic year, and a student can start [...]

Class assists Pony Express Museum

2019-06-12T10:24:56-05:00January 5th, 2018|Campus News, College of Liberal Arts and Science, English & Modern Languages, Graduate Studies|

Most people can relate to having boxes and boxes of photographs and knowing that the task of labeling and organizing can be daunting. But when the Pony Express Museum in St. Joseph wanted help organizing thousands of slides, Dr. Kaye Adkin’s technical documentation class stepped in. Dr. Adkins, professor of [...]

Griffons Away

2019-06-12T10:23:54-05:00September 7th, 2017|Craig School of Business, English & Modern Languages, Features, Music, Study Abroad|

Missouri Western’s Study Away Office offers a variety of trips and exchange opportunities every year, and destinations in the past academic year included Panama, New York, England, Scotland, Norway, France, India, Ireland, China and Oregon. We recently spoke with professors and students who took advantage of the travel opportunities. Ireland: [...]