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Letter from the University President

2020-05-21T16:06:19-05:00May 11th, 2020|Campus News|

Dear Friends, Our heart goes out to Griffon Nation and everyone impacted by the COVID-19 situation. The rapid spread of this virus combined with our commitment to be a responsible global citizen led us to shift our spring semester away from on-campus instruction to alternate modes of delivery so we [...]

Missouri Western Bowlers Have a Great Season

2020-05-12T15:01:27-05:00May 11th, 2020|Campus News|

Jacob Dec and Carson Field Five years ago, students asked Monty Smith, associate professor of criminal justice, why Missouri Western didn’t have a bowling team. Smith, a United States Bowling Congress Certified Silver Level Coach, decided to help get one started, and the University is now home to [...]

Math Pathways to a Degree

2020-05-12T15:06:06-05:00May 7th, 2020|Campus News, Computer Science, Math & Physics|

In 2014, Dr. Jennifer Hegeman, professor of mathematics and chair of the Department of Computer Science, Math and Physics; was selected for a state task force to create college-level mathematics courses that could serve as alternatives to College Algebra and be more aligned with student majors. The result of the [...]

Global Griffon: Dr. Adrienne Johnson

2020-05-12T15:07:05-05:00May 7th, 2020|Campus News, Education|

For the second time in as many years, Dr. Adrienne Johnson was selected for an assignment through the U.S. Department of State’s English Language Specialist program. Dr. Johnson, chair of the Department of Education and coordinator of the graduate-level TESOL program, travelled to Egypt in 2018 and to Taiwan in [...]

News Briefs Spring 2020

2020-05-12T15:08:51-05:00May 7th, 2020|Campus News, Communication & Journalism|

Professor and students create “Old St. Jo” Toby Lawrence, assistant professor of cinema, and his cinema students are creating an ongoing episodic documentary series about the history of St. Joseph called “Old St. Jo.” They aired the first episode last fall:  “The Fur Years - 1799-1843.” It can be viewed [...]