Missouri Western received the designation of a Purple Heart University on November 12. This designation was bestowed upon us by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, which recognizes universities that support U.S. military men and women wounded or killed while serving American interests at home or abroad.

St. Joseph mayor attends the Purple Heart University Designation at Missouri Western State University MWSU president Matt Wilson shows off the Purple Heart University designation plaque Missouri Western president Matt Wilson accepts the Purple Heart University designation Purple Heart Designation at Missouri Western State University