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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 [...]

Student interns for Missouri Speaker of the House

2021-08-18T11:42:15-05:00September 18th, 2020|Applied Learning, Campus News, Economics, Political Science & Sociology|

Dillon Schreckler would like to have a political career after he graduates, so he jumped at the chance to meet Speaker of the Missouri House Elijah Haahr ’05 when he visited campus in October 2019. After they talked that day, Rep. Haahr asked Schreckler if he would be interested in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Golden Griffon scholarships reward high achievers

2019-06-12T10:24:56-05:00January 5th, 2018|Campus News, Craig School of Business, Economics, Political Science & Sociology, Honors|

 Missouri Western’s Golden Griffon scholarships reward high-achieving students and help them pay a good portion of their college tuition. The renewable scholarship, established by former president Dr. James Scanlon, is for incoming freshmen who meet specific academic requirements and are involved in extracurricular activities. Two current recipients of the Golden [...]

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, [...]