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Alumnotes Spring 2020

2020-05-12T15:02:45-05:00May 11th, 2020|AlumNotes, Uncategorized|

Ken Rosenauer ’74 and Brent Rosenauer ’17 purchased the Savannah Reporter newspaper in January 2020. Ken taught journalism at Missouri Western for 34 years and retired in 2013. He was named professor emeritus of English. Clifford Hawk ’77 was awarded faculty emeritus status at Highland Community College in Highland, Kansas. [...]

A Change at the Helm of Men’s Basketball

2020-05-12T15:12:19-05:00May 7th, 2020|Sports, Uncategorized|

In late March, men’s basketball head coach for two seasons, Sundance Wicks, announced his resignation when he was offered a position as assistant coach at the University of Wyoming. Wicks said he was not looking to leave Missouri Western, but took the opportunity to return to his home state. Days [...]

New Vice President Hired

2019-09-05T11:46:09-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, Magazine, Uncategorized|

Darrell R. Morrison, who had been serving as associate vice chancellor for finance at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, was named vice president for financial planning and administration and began in June. Prior to his position at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Morrison served as the vice president for business [...]

Eleven Honored at Awards Banquet

2019-06-12T10:24:52-05:00January 7th, 2019|Alumni Profiles, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communication & Journalism, Craig School of Business, Engineering Technology, English & Modern Languages, Graduate Studies, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, MWSU Foundation, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Uncategorized|

Eleven alumni and friends were honored at the Alumni Association’s 36th annual banquet Homecoming weekend. Congratulations! Dr. Keith Evans Keith Evans ’78 MD, PT, DPT Distinguished Alumni Award Dr. Keith Evans, a former Griffon linebacker, is CEO/Director and owner of the Atlanta Human Performance Center, a facility offering [...]

New Coach Named

2019-06-12T10:24:53-05:00September 12th, 2018|Sports, Uncategorized|

Yuriy Litvinski Yuriy Litvinski was named the new head coach of men’s and women’s cross country and track & field teams in July 2018. He had been the assistant at Idaho State University, an NCAA Division I school since 2016 and women’s assistant coach at Angelo State University [...]

Golfer Qualifies for Nationals

2019-06-12T10:24:53-05:00September 12th, 2018|Sports, Uncategorized|

For the second year in a row, Griffon women’s golfer Shi Qing Ong played in the NCAA Division II National Championships in May 2018. The junior birdied a three-player, one-hole playoff for one of the final two individual qualifying spots. Ong finished the tournament in a three-way tie for fifth [...]

Ringing in a New Tradition

2019-06-12T10:24:53-05:00September 12th, 2018|Sports, Uncategorized|

Missouri Western athletics started a new tradition last year, and it looks to be one with some staying power. In 2017, head football coach Matt Williamson ’96 hadn’t been on the job very long when he was pondering what could be Griffon football’s tradition. Williamson fondly remembered his time as [...]