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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 [...]

First Track and Field All-American

2019-06-12T10:24:55-05:00May 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Phil Thompson A solid first-ever indoor track and field season for Missouri Western ended with an outstanding accomplishment. Senior Phil Thompson finished third in the triple jump at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field National Championships to give the program its first-ever All-American in year one. [...]

A cannon’s tale

2019-06-12T10:24:57-05:00January 5th, 2018|Alumni News, Uncategorized|

From the 1991 Griffon Yearbook It was the early ’80s. The Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity was popular on campus and could always be counted on to cheer loudly at football games. One day, one of the members had an idea. He wanted to build a cannon and shoot [...]

Join fellow alumni in Israel

2019-06-12T10:24:57-05:00January 5th, 2018|Alumni News, Uncategorized|

Colleen Kowich, Alumni Relations Director, and Dr. Jimmy Albright are planning a 10-day trip to Israel for alumni and friends of Missouri Western. The trip will take place May 22-31, 2018. “We couldn’t have hoped for a better guide than Dr. Albright,” Kowich said. “His experience and knowledge of Israel [...]

University Fills Workforce Development Needs

2019-06-12T10:23:54-05:00September 7th, 2017|Features, Uncategorized|

Throughout its 102-year history, Missouri Western has never lost sight of its mission of preparing students for careers and providing work-ready employees for businesses and organizations. A News-Press/Gazette article about the St. Joseph Junior College noted that many people returned to college in the 1930s during the Great Depression, seeking [...]