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Letter from the University President

2020-09-18T15:10:13-05:00September 18th, 2020|Campus News|

Dear Friends, My name is Elizabeth Kennedy, and I am humbled to have been asked to serve as Missouri Western’s interim president. I want to start by thanking you for your dedication to, and faith in, Missouri Western State University. Without the support of our alumni and friends, we would [...]

New healthcare program facilities address regional needs

2020-09-18T15:10:36-05:00September 18th, 2020|Campus News, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Missouri Western has recently established a new Center for Excellence in Applied Healthcare Learning (CEAHL). CEAHL strives to expand capacity for nursing and health professions programs and strengthen hands-on learning opportunities for the region through enhanced access, quality, attracting new students and providing responsible education and training needs. The expanded [...]

New chiropractic school agreement signed

2020-09-18T15:00:33-05:00September 18th, 2020|Biology, Campus News, Health, Physical Education & Recreation|

In March 2020, Missouri Western signed another chiropractic school admissions agreement, this one with Logan University-College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, Missouri. The agreement states that if a student maintains a 3.0 GPA for three years at Missouri Western, they will have automatic matriculation to Logan. The first-year Logan chiropractic curriculum [...]

Commencement ceremony Sept. 20

2020-09-18T15:03:35-05:00September 18th, 2020|Campus News, Commencement|

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the spring Commencement ceremony has been postponed until Sunday, Sept. 20. For the safety of our community, two ceremonies will be held at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Graduates will be limited to four tickets for guests, but both ceremonies will be live streamed. All [...]

Nursing students receive fellowship scholarships

2020-09-18T15:02:30-05:00September 18th, 2020|Campus News, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Eight Missouri Western students received 2020 Nursing Fellowship scholarships from the Mosaic Life Care Foundation. In honor of Nurses Week (May 6-12), the Foundation announced their commitment to the annual fellowship that will award $10,000 each to up to 10 qualifying applicants. This year’s recipients were chosen from applicants currently [...]

Student interns for Missouri Speaker of the House

2020-09-18T15:00:00-05:00September 18th, 2020|Applied Learning, Campus News, Economics, Political Science & Sociology|

Dillon Schreckler would like to have a political career after he graduates, so he jumped at the chance to meet Speaker of the Missouri House Elijah Haahr ’05 when he visited campus in October 2019. After they talked that day, Rep. Haahr asked Schreckler if he would be interested in [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2020

2020-09-18T15:01:08-05:00September 18th, 2020|Applied Learning, Biology, Campus News, Communication & Journalism, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Education, English & Modern Languages, Faculty Excellence, History & Geography, Psychology, Student Affairs|

Zoë Jones was named the 2020 Missouri Western Student Employee of the Year and Student Employee of the Year for the State of Missouri. She served as editor-in-chief of the Griffon News student newspaper. The National Student Employment Association, in conjunction with the Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators, coordinates [...]

New centers open to serve students

2020-09-18T14:58:07-05:00September 18th, 2020|Alumni News, Applied Learning, Campus News, Features|

Center offers credit for service One of Missouri Western’s values is service, and Dr. Melody Smith said the University is now “putting action” behind that value. After pilot programs in the spring and summer, this fall marked the full launch of the Center for Service, where students can earn credit [...]