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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Aug 08, 2012

MWSU Students Help Investigate Newly Described Virus

2012-08-30T16:32:55+00:00

Ticks like this one collected by MWSU students may hold the key to understanding a new virus discovered in northwest Missouri. The discovery of a new virus in northwest Missouri gave Missouri Western State University biology students the opportunity to work beside leading public health officials to try to answer some basic questions [...]

MWSU Students Help Investigate Newly Described Virus2012-08-30T16:32:55+00:00
Aug 08, 2012

Western Faculty Kick Off Noon Concert Series

2012-08-30T11:34:30+00:00

Missouri Western State University music faculty members Susan Carter and Lory Lacy and student Donovan Jones will be featured at the First Thursday Downtown Noon Concert Series at 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in the Sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church, 7th and Jules in St. Joseph. The performance will feature Franz Schubert’s “The Shepherd [...]

Western Faculty Kick Off Noon Concert Series2012-08-30T11:34:30+00:00
Aug 08, 2012

Youth Music Program Auditions Scheduled; Sliding Scale Fees Introduced

2012-08-24T15:43:33+00:00

Auditions have been scheduled for two music education programs of the Western Institute at Missouri Western State University. Auditions for Griffon Junior Singers, for children in grades 2 through 10, will begin at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29. Auditions for Symphonic Youth Orchestra, for youth in grades 7 through 12 or those with sufficient experience [...]

Youth Music Program Auditions Scheduled; Sliding Scale Fees Introduced2012-08-24T15:43:33+00:00
Aug 08, 2012

Open Auditions for ‘J.B.’ Scheduled Aug. 28

2012-08-22T15:09:20+00:00

The theatre and cinema program at Missouri Western State University will hold open auditions for “J.B.,” its first production of the 2012-13 season, “A Year of the Tony,” from 6-10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28 in the Potter Hall Theater. Those interested may sign up for an audition time via the online callboard at www.missouriwestern.edu/theatrecinema/callboard.asp. Actors [...]

Open Auditions for ‘J.B.’ Scheduled Aug. 282012-08-22T15:09:20+00:00
Aug 08, 2012

Missouri Western Offers Walk-in Registration Aug. 21

2012-08-17T11:15:24+00:00

Walk-in registration for fall 2012 classes at Missouri Western State University will be 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 in Eder Hall. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 27. Students will start the enrollment process on the first floor of Eder Hall. Juniors and seniors may register beginning at 11 a.m. Freshmen and sophomores can [...]

Missouri Western Offers Walk-in Registration Aug. 212012-08-17T11:15:24+00:00
Aug 08, 2012

Fitness Center Reopens

2012-08-16T11:37:05+00:00

A new welcome desk is among the improvements at the Baker Family Fitness Center. The Baker Family Fitness Center at Missouri Western State University reopened Aug. 13 after extensive renovations. Construction on the Baker renovation began earlier this summer. All areas of the facility have been updated including a much larger free weight [...]

Fitness Center Reopens2012-08-16T11:37:05+00:00
Aug 08, 2012

MWSU, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Expand Partnership

2012-08-13T14:43:33+00:00

Truffles and Max celebrate the expanded partnership between Missouri Western and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. A program that has helped nine Missouri Western State University graduates become business owners over the last four years is about to get much bigger. Missouri Western and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. today announced an expansion of [...]

MWSU, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Expand Partnership2012-08-13T14:43:33+00:00
Aug 08, 2012

Literacy Program Seeks Volunteers

2012-08-13T11:05:27+00:00

Pass the Power Adult Literacy, an educational outreach program of the Western Institute at Missouri Western State University, seeks volunteers to tutor individuals and facilitate small groups of people learning English. Training courses for volunteers will begin later this month. “Over the past year Pass the Power Adult Literacy has experienced an increased need for [...]

Literacy Program Seeks Volunteers2012-08-13T11:05:27+00:00
Aug 08, 2012

MWSU, City of St. Joseph Form Curling Club

2012-08-08T09:29:32+00:00

Missouri Western State University and the city of St. Joseph have formed the St. Joseph Curling Club to introduce northwest Missouri to this Winter Olympics sport. The club will have its first “Learn to Curl” events on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10 and 11, at the Bode Ice Arena at a cost of $15. Space [...]

MWSU, City of St. Joseph Form Curling Club2012-08-08T09:29:32+00:00
Aug 08, 2012

Chiefs, Cardinals to Conduct Joint Practice at MWSU Aug. 7

2012-08-04T17:04:19+00:00

The Kansas City Chiefs and Arizona Cardinals will hold a joint practice at Missouri Western State University on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 3:15 p.m. The practice will take place on the grass practice fields on the north side of the Griffon Indoor Sports Complex. The Chiefs and Cardinals will participate in multiple practice drills together. [...]

Chiefs, Cardinals to Conduct Joint Practice at MWSU Aug. 72012-08-04T17:04:19+00:00