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Griffons deliver at 30,000 feet

2022-02-03T13:18:20-06:00August 23rd, 2021|Alumni Profiles, College of Science and Health, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Griffons Deliver at  30,000 Feet Flying from Kansas City to Honolulu takes a little over eight hours. Changing someone’s life forever takes mere minutes. Missouri Western alumnae Lani Bamfield ’17 and Mimi Ho ’15 recently helped change the life of Raymond Mounga – in fact, [...]

Program additions support workforce needs

2021-08-23T15:42:36-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Campus News, College of Science and Health, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Education, Graduate Studies, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Program additions support workforce needs Missouri Western is adding several new programs to meet student demand and the workforce needs of northwest Missouri. A new master’s degree beginning this fall will address the region’s teacher shortage. Students who successfully complete the Master of Arts in Teaching-Secondary [...]

Campus Kudos

2021-08-23T15:42:12-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Applied Learning, Art, Biology, Center for Franchise Development, Chemistry, Craig School of Business, Economics, Political Science & Sociology, Education, English & Modern Languages, Health Information Management, History & Geography, Honors, Library, Music, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Social Work, Student Success and Academic Advising Center|

Campus Kudos Biology major Esther Par has won the prestigious Stan Hudson Research Grant Award from the Missouri Native Plant Society for her research on the evolutionary diversification of the temperate North American false foxgloves plants with endangered prairie native species which she is conducting with [...]

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 [...]

New healthcare program facilities address regional needs

2021-08-18T09:41:00-05:00September 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 [...]

Nursing students receive fellowship scholarships

2021-08-18T11:42:37-05:00September 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 [...]

Alumni Association Awards

2021-08-18T11:44:11-05:00September 18th, 2020|Alumni News, Alumni Relations, College of Professional Studies, Craig School of Business, Faculty Excellence, International Student Services, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

The Missouri Western State University Alumni Association has announced the names of its alumni awards honorees. A virtual Alumni Association Awards Banquet will be premiered on YouTube in October. Award winners are: Pat Modlin ’88, retired executive and current business owner: Distinguished Alumni Award. After retiring from Cerner Corporation as [...]

MSN/MBA this Fall

2019-09-05T11:46:26-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, Magazine, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

A master’s program that combines nursing and business for nurses who want advance their healthcare careers will begin this fall. A joint Master of Science in Nursing in Health Care Leadership/Master of Business Administration degree can be earned with 47 credit hours – 26 nursing credits and 21 business credits. [...]

Students Travel Abroad

2019-06-12T10:24:51-05:00January 8th, 2019|Campus News, Communication & Journalism, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, English & Modern Languages, Physical Therapist Assistant, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Study Abroad, Western Institute|

Several students traveled abroad after the spring 2018 semester ended in May. Dr. Caroline Whiteman, assistant professor of French, led a group of five French students to Quebec, Canada. They took part in an intensive program through the University of Montreal and also toured Old Quebec. Eighteen nursing and physical [...]