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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, [...]

MIM’s the Word for Families

2019-06-12T10:23:55-05:00September 6th, 2017|Alumni Profiles, Craig School of Business, Economics, Political Science & Sociology, Graduate Studies|

It seems to be all in the family for one of the Craig School of Business’s graduate degrees. In the Masters in Information Management – Enterprise Resource Planning program, a pair of brothers recently graduated and a husband-and-wife team are currently enrolled. For Denice ’14 and Tyson ’14 Hector, enrolling [...]