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Campus Kudos Fall 2020

2021-08-18T11:41:55-05:00September 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 [...]

Dr. Nolen Morrison Remembered

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Campus News, Student Affairs|

A plaque and photo to recognize the devoted service of Missouri Western’s first vice president of Student Affairs was recently hung in Blum Union 222-223. In 1967, Dr. Nolen B. Morrison was the first person hired by Dr. M.O. Looney, who was president of what was then Missouri Western Junior [...]

Campus Kudos

2019-06-12T10:24:49-05:00May 9th, 2019|Biology, Campus News, Career Development, Center for Entrepreneurship, Center for Multicultural Education, Chemistry, Graduate Studies, Military Science/ROTC, Music, School of Fine Arts, Student Affairs, Theatre, Cinema & Dance|

The Master of Science in Nursing program recently received a 10-year reaccreditation from Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Music student Matthew Bobela received the Mayors Distinguished Citizen Award at the annual Mayors Thanksgiving Dinner at the St. Joseph Civic Arena last fall. He received the award in recognition of his [...]

Griffons4Hire Revamped for Students, Alumni and Employers

2019-06-12T10:24:52-05:00September 12th, 2018|Career Development, Student Affairs|

The Career Development Center is making it easier for employers to find employees, thanks to a makeover of its Griffons4Hire online career management portal,, last month. Dr. Vincent Bowhay, the center’s director, said he and his staff have worked to make the site more user-friendly and intuitive for both employers [...]

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 [...]

Campus Improvements Greet Students This Past Fall

2019-06-12T10:23:57-05:00January 6th, 2017|Campus News, Student Affairs|

Several renovation and improvement projects greeted students when they returned to campus this past fall. The largest, most noticeable projects were in the Blum Union, Looney Complex and Potter Hall. Blum Union Improved services for students was the purpose behind recent renovations of the second floor of the Blum Union. [...]