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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sep 09, 2012

International Lecture Series Features Sri Lanka Oct. 3

2012-09-28T14:35:16+00:00

Missouri Western State University’s International Lecture Series presents a talk on Sri Lanka at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 in the Hoff Conference Room, Blum Student Union room 219. The talk about Sri Lankan culture will be given by Sachit Polpitiya, a Missouri Western student majoring in biology. The lecture series is sponsored by the [...]

International Lecture Series Features Sri Lanka Oct. 32012-09-28T14:35:16+00:00
Sep 09, 2012

Missouri Western Enrollment Declines 3.5 Percent; Still Third Largest Total in School History

2012-09-27T14:55:42+00:00

For the first time in nearly a decade, Missouri Western State University’s enrollment has dropped this fall. Missouri Western’s total enrollment of 6,074 students is 3.5 percent fewer than last year’s record number of 6,296. Despite the decline, this year’s class is the third-highest fall enrollment in Missouri Western’s history. “We’ve been anticipating a decline [...]

Missouri Western Enrollment Declines 3.5 Percent; Still Third Largest Total in School History2012-09-27T14:55:42+00:00
Sep 09, 2012

Missouri Western Theatre Season Begins With ‘J.B.’ Oct. 4-7

2012-09-26T15:03:51+00:00

The theatre and cinema program at Missouri Western State University presents “J.B.,” a modern retelling of the Biblical book of Job by Archibald MacLeish, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 5 and 6 and at 3 p.m. Oct. 7 in the Potter Hall Theater. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for Missouri Western faculty and staff [...]

Missouri Western Theatre Season Begins With ‘J.B.’ Oct. 4-72012-09-26T15:03:51+00:00
Sep 09, 2012

Military science exercises Sept. 27

2012-09-26T14:22:51+00:00

Military Science Army ROTC cadets will be conducting situational training exercises on campus grounds Thursday, Sept. 27 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. They will be training with dummy rifles and will be in uniform around the pond area (west of the Spring Sports Complex) and also in the wooded area near Spratt Stadium.

Military science exercises Sept. 272012-09-26T14:22:51+00:00
Sep 09, 2012

Molloy, Anderson Featured in Downtown Noon Concert Series

2012-09-26T13:36:45+00:00

Missouri Western State University music faculty members Stephen Molloy and Jerry L. Anderson will be featured at the First Thursday Downtown Noon Concert Series at 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church, 7th and Jules in St. Joseph. The performance will feature Molloy on trumpet and Anderson on organ. [...]

Molloy, Anderson Featured in Downtown Noon Concert Series2012-09-26T13:36:45+00:00
Sep 09, 2012

T. Boone Pickens Speaks at Missouri Western Convocation Oct. 4

2012-09-24T17:53:32+00:00

Missouri Western State University will welcome noted energy entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens as the featured speaker at the 19th annual Convocation on Critical Issues at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 in the Looney Complex. The Convocation is free and open to the public. Following the Convocation, Pickens will be the guest of honor at the [...]

T. Boone Pickens Speaks at Missouri Western Convocation Oct. 42012-09-24T17:53:32+00:00
Sep 09, 2012

Banned Books Reading Scheduled Oct. 2

2012-09-24T17:25:10+00:00

Missouri Western State University will hold its 16th annual Reading of Challenged and Banned Books at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 in the Enright Community Rooms, Spratt Hall 214-216. Missouri Western students and faculty and members of the St. Joseph community will hold a reading of books that have been either banned or challenged in [...]

Banned Books Reading Scheduled Oct. 22012-09-24T17:25:10+00:00
Sep 09, 2012

Missouri Western Hosts Mid-Autumn Festival Oct. 1

2012-09-24T17:16:43+00:00

Missouri Western State University invites the community to its celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 in Murphy Hall, room 224. It is free and open to the public. The festival celebration will include poetry, folk art, singing, the releasing of sky lanterns and traditional festival tea [...]

Missouri Western Hosts Mid-Autumn Festival Oct. 12012-09-24T17:16:43+00:00
Sep 09, 2012

Missouri Western Presents Brazil Cultura Sept. 19

2012-09-14T16:13:37+00:00

Traditional Brazilian culture will be featured as the Center for Multicultural Education at Missouri Western State University presents Brazil Cultura at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 in the Fulkerson Center on Missouri Western’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. Brazil Cultura features a band and traditional costumed samba dancers. During the [...]

Missouri Western Presents Brazil Cultura Sept. 192012-09-14T16:13:37+00:00
Sep 09, 2012

Kansas Couple’s Estate Endows Scholarships

2012-09-14T09:45:27+00:00

President Vartabedian visits the Central High School library to announce a gift of more than $470,000 from the estate of a Kansas couple. The gift from Earl and Susie Euler will fund scholarships for CHS graduates to attend Missouri Western. The Missouri Western State University Foundation has received a gift of $474,000 from [...]

Kansas Couple’s Estate Endows Scholarships2012-09-14T09:45:27+00:00