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Singing Outside the Box: Missouri Western chorale ensemble adapts

2021-08-18T09:24:39-05:00February 11th, 2021|Arts Society, Campus News, Music, School of Fine Arts|

With the constraints of social distancing, students in the otherwise close chorale ensemble group were able to stretch and flex their creativity as they learned to sing together… separately… from their own space. The virtual choir experience enabled more than 50 students to create music in a unique way. With changes [...]

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, [...]

Student-Athlete Advisory Council recognized nationally

2021-02-11T11:41:12-06:00February 10th, 2021|Campus News, Sports|

Missouri Western was one of 28 schools nationwide to be named a finalist for the 2021 Division II Award of Excellence, an accolade recognizing initiatives in the past year that exemplify the Division II philosophy, community engagement and student-athlete leadership. The honor stems from the 2019 “Griffs Giving Gifts” initiative, [...]

GG, Griffs: Emerging esports program gains ground

2021-08-18T11:05:29-05:00February 10th, 2021|Campus News, Sports|

In its inaugural season, the Griffon esports program has quickly grown to four varsity teams, two clubs, and a training room, in addition to the esports stadium which is taking shape in Blum Union. Esports by definition is a multiplayer game played competitively, and has grown in popularity with esports [...]

New leadership for Center for Service, Bond Incubator

2021-08-18T11:40:39-05:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni News, Campus News, Center for Service|

In early 2021, Missouri Western’s Center for Service and the Kit Bond Science and Technology Incubator both got new leadership. Kim Sigrist ’93 was named director of the Center for Service, which provides students with opportunities to learn and serve by connecting them with volunteer opportunities in the community. Students [...]

Family establishes scholarship in father’s memory

2021-08-18T09:37:08-05:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni News, Campus News, Craig School of Business|

Shannon Nold and Nathan Nold ’18, pictured with a portrait of Chad Nold ’93, with Hayden Glaubius, the first recipient of the scholarship, along with Pam Klaus, director of the Center for Franchise Development. The Nolds, Chad ’93, Shannon, and their son, Nathan ’18, are an entrepreneurial family [...]

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 [...]

Letter from the University President

2021-08-18T09:39:18-05:00February 10th, 2021|Campus News|

Dear Friends, As cliché as it is becoming to say, these are unprecedented times, and the fall semester at Missouri Western was no exception. As always, our priority was providing our students with a high-quality education in a safe environment, and thanks to the diligence of everyone in the campus [...]