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College of Liberal Arts and Science

Congratulations Alumni Award recipients

2021-08-23T15:46:35-05:00August 19th, 2021|Alumni News, Alumni Relations, Biology, Chemistry, College of Business and Professional Studies, College of Liberal Arts, College of Liberal Arts and Science, College of Professional Studies, College of Science and Health, Craig School of Business, Education, Global Center, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Distinguished Alum Teresa Fankhauser ’79 Teresa Fankhauser graduated from Missouri Western with a Bachelor of Science in Education – Speech/Theatre.  Fankhauser joined the St. Joseph Allied Arts Council in 2005 and currently serves as the executive director. She works with local arts agencies, Missouri Western, the [...]

Students Selected for Top-notch Research

2019-09-05T12:32:54-05:00September 5th, 2019|Biology, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Science, Features, Magazine|

So how did seniors Merle Phillips and Rebecca Prest spend their summer vacations? Both were selected to participate in the Research Experience for Undergraduates program, where they conducted research for 10 weeks at two top-notch research institutions. Phillips, a chemistry major, worked in a research lab at Harvard University in [...]

University Offers Accelerated Cybersecurity Degree

2019-09-05T11:44:53-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, College of Liberal Arts and Science, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Magazine|

Students have an opportunity to earn a master’s degree in cybersecurity in five years, thanks to an accelerated program in the Department of Computer Science, Math and Physics. Those working on a bachelor’s degree in computer science or applied computer technology may take up to 12 graduate credit hours in [...]

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 [...]

Missouri Western State University decade in review

2019-06-12T10:24:56-05:00January 5th, 2018|Administration, College of Liberal Arts and Science, College of Professional Studies, Features, President|

A look back at the past 10 years reveals a lot to be proud of at Missouri Western, and we wanted to share that with our readers. New construction and renovations since Dr. Vartabedian has been president include a new math and sciences building, a new residence hall, a completely [...]

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 [...]

Campus Kudos

2019-06-12T10:24:56-05:00January 5th, 2018|Art, Biology, Campus News, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Science, College of Professional Studies, Communication & Journalism, Music, Physical Therapist Assistant, School of Fine Arts|

Enrollment up: A total of 5,562 students enrolled as of the official census date Sept. 25, 2017, including a 16.2 percent growth in the number of new freshmen. The total includes 5,321 undergraduate students and 241 graduate students and represents an overall increase of 3.2 percent over 2016-17 official enrollment. [...]