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Nursing Expands with $550,000 Grant

2019-09-17T13:10:05-05:00September 13th, 2019|Campus News, Magazine|

  The School of Nursing and Health Professions received a grant from the Missouri Department of Higher Education to increase its capacity and better meet the health care workforce needs of the region. The School received $557,744 through MDHE’s MoExcels workforce initiative to establish a Center of Excellence in Applied [...]

Griffons Abroad: Egypt and Myanmar

2019-09-17T13:20:30-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, College of Professional Studies, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Education, Features, Magazine|

  Training teachers in Egypt Dr. Adrienne Johnson spent two weeks in Cairo this past spring when she was selected for an English Language Specialist assignment for the U.S. Department of State. Just 80 people from the United States are selected in the program each year. Dr. Johnson, assistant professor [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2019

2019-09-05T12:23:33-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, Center for Entrepreneurship, Magazine|

Dr. Heather Kendall was recognized recently as a recipient of the Missouri Governor’s Excellence in Teaching Award for 2019.   Dr. Vince Bowhay, director of the Career Development Center, received the 2019 National Association for Campus Activities Gold Scholar Award. He received the award for his research proposal focused on [...]

Professor Lives her Adventurous Dream

2019-09-05T11:57:25-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, College of Professional Studies, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Magazine|

Just 320 days after surgery for a brain aneurism, Dr. Linda Oakleaf, assistant professor of health, physical education and recreation, participated in a two-day, 52-mile Harbor to Harbor hike in California, trekking from Oceanside to San Diego. “I’m really glad I did it in spite of the fact that my [...]