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Foundation hires new interim senior executive director

2021-08-23T15:37:48-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Campus News, MWSU Foundation|

Foundation hires new interim senior executive director Jean Ahwesh has joined the Missouri Western Foundation team. She began her position as interim senior executive director of the Missouri Western Foundation July 6.  Ahwesh has 30 years of experience in philanthropy, including leadership positions at West Virginia [...]

Ambassadors award scholarships

2021-08-18T11:39:42-05:00February 10th, 2021|Campus News, MWSU Foundation|

This fall, thanks to the generosity of MWSU Ambassadors members, supporters and a gift from the W. Fairleigh Enright Family Foundation, $16,825 in scholarships were awarded to 20 nontraditional students. Through their work to support nontraditional students (aged 25 and older), the Ambassadors award scholarships and mini grants for equipment, [...]

Foundation welcomes Chambers as new assistant director

2021-08-18T09:38:40-05:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni News, Campus News, MWSU Foundation|

Michele Chambers '98 Michele Chambers ’98 has been named Assistant Director and Financial Officer of the Missouri Western State University Foundation. After spending the majority of her career with for-profit organizations, Chambers knew she wanted to experience something new, yet familiar. “I liked the idea of working for a nonprofit [...]

Roevers establish scholarship

2021-08-18T09:39:58-05:00February 10th, 2021|Campus News, Craig School of Business, MWSU Foundation|

Dr. Jim and Carol Roever Dr. James ( Jim) and Carol Roever recently established an endowed scholarship through the Missouri Western Foundation. Eligible students must be declared business majors who have completed at least 60 hours and have a minimum GPA of 3.5. “As former Missouri Western employees, [...]

Prints of a Man

2019-06-12T10:24:48-05:00May 13th, 2019|Art, Features, MWSU Foundation, School of Fine Arts|

Dr. William Eickhorst, professor emeritus of art, was studying at Parsons School of Design in New York in the early 1960s when a friend in his printmaking class gave him one of his pieces. That print became the first acquisition in what was to become a collection of more than [...]

MWSU Receives Fletcher Gift

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Campus News, Development, MWSU Foundation|

The Missouri Western State University Foundation recently received a distribution from the estate of Rod ’48 and Anne Fletcher, longtime supporters of the University and members of the Clock Tower Society. The Fletchers established two scholarships in 2004 – the Rod & Anne Fletcher Single Parent Scholarship and the Rod [...]

Meacham to Speak at Convocation

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Campus News, MWSU Foundation|

 Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham will be the guest speaker for the 26th annual R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues this fall. His speech, “The Soul of America: Moving Beyond Division and Hostility,” will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 26 in the Looney Complex. Meacham will also [...]