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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Dec 12, 2012

MWSU Names Fessler VP for Financial Planning and Administration

2012-12-21T10:13:33+00:00

Cale Fessler will become Missouri Western’s vice president for financial planning and administration Jan. 22. Cale Fessler has been named vice president for financial planning and administration at Missouri Western State University. He will begin his duties on Jan. 22, 2013. “I’m pleased to welcome Cale Fessler to our administrative team at Missouri [...]

MWSU Names Fessler VP for Financial Planning and Administration2012-12-21T10:13:33+00:00
Dec 12, 2012

Three Missouri Western Alumni Awarded Franchise Stores

2012-12-17T17:06:45+00:00

Erik Garcia ’11, Vanessa Garcia and Cassandra Schuster ’07 Three alumni of the Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University have been awarded the opportunity to own and operate a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory or Aspen Leaf Yogurt store. The winners are Erica Ricker ’09, Erik Garcia ’11 and Cassandra Schuster [...]

Three Missouri Western Alumni Awarded Franchise Stores2012-12-17T17:06:45+00:00
Dec 12, 2012

Scholarship Honors Boulware

2012-12-15T12:29:00+00:00

R. Dan Boulware Missouri Western State University has established a scholarship in honor of R. Dan Boulware, managing partner of the St. Joseph office of law firm Polsinelli Shughart and former president of Missouri Western’s governing board. The scholarship was announced during the university’s Winter Commencement ceremony on Dec. 15, after Boulware was [...]

Scholarship Honors Boulware2012-12-15T12:29:00+00:00
Dec 12, 2012

Board of Governors Extends President’s Contract

2012-12-13T13:13:27+00:00

Dr. Robert A. Vartabedian The Missouri Western State University Board of Governors has approved a five-year contract extension with Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president, from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2018. “The board is very happy with President Vartabedian’s performance,” said Kylee Strough, chair of the Board of Governors. “Despite many [...]

Board of Governors Extends President’s Contract2012-12-13T13:13:27+00:00
Dec 12, 2012

Gov. Nixon Appoints Mason, Purcell to MWSU Board of Governors

2012-12-12T16:05:15+00:00

Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed Brig. Gen. Gregory D. Mason ’89 and Alfred Purcell to serve on the Missouri Western State University Board of Governors. “Both of these men know Missouri Western well and will be outstanding members of the Board of Governors,” said Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president. “Gen. Mason is an alumnus [...]

Gov. Nixon Appoints Mason, Purcell to MWSU Board of Governors2012-12-12T16:05:15+00:00
Dec 12, 2012

Fountain City Brass Band Performs in St. Joseph Dec. 14

2012-12-07T17:39:09+00:00

The Fountain City Brass Band, an award-winning ensemble based in the Kansas City area, will perform a Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 at the St. Joseph Cathedral, 519 N. 10th St. The concert, called “Blue Christmas,” is full of holiday favorites from “Sleigh Ride” to “Silent Night.” Tickets are $12 for adults, [...]

Fountain City Brass Band Performs in St. Joseph Dec. 142012-12-07T17:39:09+00:00
Dec 12, 2012

Men’s Basketball Coach Tom Smith Announces Retirement

2012-12-05T13:23:42+00:00

Men’s basketball coach Tom Smith will retire at the end of this season, his 25th at Missouri Western. After a legendary head coaching career spanning 38 years, including 25 years at Missouri Western, Tom Smith has announced his retirement as Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Smith’s retirement will be effective following the 2012-2013 season. [...]

Men’s Basketball Coach Tom Smith Announces Retirement2012-12-05T13:23:42+00:00