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Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Dr. Greg Vecchi: Bringing the FBI Background

2019-06-12T10:24:53-05:00September 12th, 2018|Campus News, College of Professional Studies, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work|

Dr. Greg Vecchi When criminal justice students are mulling over career choices, their go-to professor for all things Federal Bureau of Investigation is Dr. Greg Vecchi, assistant professor of criminal justice. Missouri Western hired Dr. Vecchi in 2016, who brought a background of working 18 years for the [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2018

2019-06-12T10:24:53-05:00September 12th, 2018|Campus News, Career Development, Center for Student Involvement, College of Liberal Arts and Science, College of Professional Studies, Communication & Journalism, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Economics, Political Science & Sociology, History & Geography, Music, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, Student Affairs|

The Missouri Interscholastic Press Association honored Bob Bergland, professor of journalism and advisor for Griffon News, with its 2018 Taft Award for outstanding service to scholastic journalism. The award honors Dr. Bergland’s advocacy for Missouri’s Cronkite New Voices Act, which aims to protect the First Amendment rights of student journalists [...]

Alumnotes Spring 2018

2019-06-12T10:24:55-05:00May 8th, 2018|Alumni Relations, AlumNotes, Craig School of Business, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Education, Military Science/ROTC, Music, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

1970s Gary Patterson ’76, founder of the Patterson Legal Group, opened a branch of his Wichita, Kansas law office in St. Joseph, Missouri. 1980s Charles Bruffy ’81, Grammy-award winning conductor, received the Signature Sinfonian award from the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America. The Signature Sinfonian award is conferred upon [...]