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Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 05, 2013

Missouri Western receives $210,000 grant

2013-05-31T14:51:01+00:00

A $210,000 grant from a Kansas City organization will help expand the entrepreneurship program in Missouri Western State University’s Craig School of Business. The grant from the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City – Kansas City will create a micro-lending fund for Missouri Western students who want to open franchises in Kansas City’s urban core. [...]

Missouri Western receives $210,000 grant2013-05-31T14:51:01+00:00
May 05, 2013

Pickman named new VP for University Advancement

2013-05-31T09:23:24+00:00

An alumnus of Missouri Western State University will serve as the next vice president for university advancement. Jerry Pickman has been named to the post, effective June 1. “Jerry has earned the respect and trust of his colleagues during his many years at Missouri Western,” said Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president. “I know he’ll [...]

Pickman named new VP for University Advancement2013-05-31T09:23:24+00:00
May 05, 2013

Memorial Service for Former President June 4

2013-05-29T11:00:50+00:00

Missouri Western State University will hold a memorial service for Dr. Janet Gorman McCarthy, former president, at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 4 in the Kemper Recital Hall inside Spratt Hall. The public is invited. The service will include an opportunity for attendees to share their memories. Dr. McCarthy – known as Dr. Janet Gorman Murphy [...]

Memorial Service for Former President June 42013-05-29T11:00:50+00:00
May 05, 2013

‘Miss Saigon’ Production to Honor Military Veterans

2013-05-23T11:50:19+00:00

The Western Playhouse production of “Miss Saigon” at Missouri Western State University July 4-13 will honor America and its military veterans in several ways. “This is a show that really resonates with members of the military,” said Tee Quillin, artistic director of Western Playhouse. “We see this as an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to [...]

‘Miss Saigon’ Production to Honor Military Veterans2013-05-23T11:50:19+00:00
May 05, 2013

Missouri Western Expands A+ Scholarship

2013-05-22T15:15:25+00:00

President Vartabedian announces changes to the Missouri Western A+ Scholarship. Missouri Western State University will expand its scholarship program for qualified graduates of A+ designated high schools in Missouri, starting with students receiving the scholarship this fall. “The Missouri Western A+ Scholarship program was a great success in its first year, with more [...]

Missouri Western Expands A+ Scholarship2013-05-22T15:15:25+00:00
May 05, 2013

Three Missouri Western Alumni Earn Business Ownership

2013-05-17T17:32:58+00:00

From left to rigth, Scott Lassen ’10, LaTricia Adkins ’11, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory founder Frank Crail, Rian Freidhof, and Leslie Patton ’08 after the announcement of the three newest store owners in Missouri Western’s applied entrepreneurship program. Three alumni of Missouri Western State University have been awarded the opportunity to own and [...]

Three Missouri Western Alumni Earn Business Ownership2013-05-17T17:32:58+00:00
May 05, 2013

Former President Dr. Janet Murphy McCarthy Passes Away

2013-05-15T18:40:41+00:00

Dr. Janet Murphy McCarthy was president of Missouri Western State University from 1983 to 1997. Dr. Janet Murphy McCarthy, president of Missouri Western State University from 1983 to 2000, died May 14, 2013. Service details will be announced at a later time. “Dr. Murphy McCarthy will be sadly missed by the entire Missouri [...]

Former President Dr. Janet Murphy McCarthy Passes Away2013-05-15T18:40:41+00:00
May 05, 2013

Missouri Western Announces Chemathon Results

2013-05-10T14:57:53+00:00

Lab experiments, team knowledge competitions, lab Olympics and a vacuum cannon competition were all part of Missouri Western State University’s annual Chemathon on Tuesday, April 30. Approximately 450 students from 20 area high school chemistry and physics classes visited campus to participate in the activities, and the following students received awards from the competitions: [...]

Missouri Western Announces Chemathon Results2013-05-10T14:57:53+00:00
May 05, 2013

MWSU Holds Summer Walk-In Registration May 23

2013-05-10T14:14:18+00:00

Walk-in registration for summer 2013 classes at Missouri Western State University will be 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23 in Eder Hall. Classes begin Tuesday, May 28 for the eight-week session and the first four-week session, and Monday, June 24 for the second four-week session. […]

MWSU Holds Summer Walk-In Registration May 232013-05-10T14:14:18+00:00
May 05, 2013

Society Raises $45,000 to Support Arts in First Two Years

2013-05-09T08:49:27+00:00

In its first two years of existence the Missouri Western Arts Society has allocated almost $45,000 in private support to arts programs at Missouri Western State University. […]

Society Raises $45,000 to Support Arts in First Two Years2013-05-09T08:49:27+00:00