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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Oct 10, 2013

Missouri Western Hosts ‘Tunnel of Oppression’ Nov. 5-8

2013-10-31T08:33:49+00:00

The Center for Multicultural Education and the Division of Student Affairs at Missouri Western State University will host the Tunnel of Oppression, an interactive event that highlights contemporary issues of oppression, Nov. 5, 6, 7 and 8. The event will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day in the Blum Student Union, [...]

Missouri Western Hosts ‘Tunnel of Oppression’ Nov. 5-82013-10-31T08:33:49+00:00
Oct 10, 2013

Board of Governors Renews Food Service Contract, Accepts Audit

2013-10-30T15:33:51+00:00

Missouri Western State University has renewed its food service contract with Aramark Educational Services LLC for three years, through May 24, 2017. Missouri Western’s Board of Governors approved the contract renewal in a telephone poll Oct. 30. Aramark operates Missouri Western’s Dining Hall and Food Court in the Blum Student Union, the Deli in Popplewell [...]

Board of Governors Renews Food Service Contract, Accepts Audit2013-10-30T15:33:51+00:00
Oct 10, 2013

Symposium on Applied Learning Features Heartland Virus

2013-10-30T12:04:53+00:00

Dr. David Ashley, professor of biology, participating in the investigation of the Heartland virus. Missouri Western State University will inaugurate a new series of presentations, the Missouri Western Symposium on Applied Learning, with a talk titled “A New Virus in the Heartland” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 in Agenstein Hall, room 324. [...]

Symposium on Applied Learning Features Heartland Virus2013-10-30T12:04:53+00:00
Oct 10, 2013

‘Magic Flute’ Combines Live Action, Digital Animation

2013-10-28T09:46:24+00:00

Missouri Western State University’s School of Fine Arts presents a production of Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flute” Nov. 1-3 that combines talented live performers and eye-popping digital animation. Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1 and 2, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 in the Potter Hall Theater. Tickets are $10 [...]

‘Magic Flute’ Combines Live Action, Digital Animation2013-10-28T09:46:24+00:00
Oct 10, 2013

Students, Alumni Invited to Career Day Oct. 29

2013-10-25T16:10:48+00:00

More than 50 employers and graduate schools will participate in the Fall Career Day and Technical Job Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 in the Fulkerson Center at Missouri Western State University. The event is sponsored by Missouri Western’s Career Development Center. It is free and open to all Missouri Western students [...]

Students, Alumni Invited to Career Day Oct. 292013-10-25T16:10:48+00:00
Oct 10, 2013

Missouri Western Hosts Trick or Treat Off the Streets

2013-10-23T15:52:14+00:00

The Residence Hall Association at Missouri Western State University invites the public to campus for this year’s Trick or Treat Off the Streets on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Halloween Party begins in the Commons building and features games, prizes and tours through each participating residence hall, where students will [...]

Missouri Western Hosts Trick or Treat Off the Streets2013-10-23T15:52:14+00:00
Oct 10, 2013

Snakes Alive and Batty About Bats: Biology Professors Give Talks

2013-10-23T12:05:45+00:00

Two members of the biology faculty will speak about creatures many people are simultaneously frightened of and curious about on the Missouri Western State University campus. Dr. Mark Mills presents “Snakes Alive: It’s the Year of the Snake” at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 in Agenstein Hall, room 224. Dr. David Ashley presents “Batty About [...]

Snakes Alive and Batty About Bats: Biology Professors Give Talks2013-10-23T12:05:45+00:00
Oct 10, 2013

Pass the Power Literacy Program Ends Oct. 31

2013-10-23T11:34:53+00:00

Missouri Western State University has announced plans to end operations of its community literacy program, Pass the Power Adult Literacy, effective October 31. Many of the services provided by Pass the Power will now be provided by the St. Joseph School District. Dr. Gordon Mapley, dean and executive director of the Western Institute at Missouri [...]

Pass the Power Literacy Program Ends Oct. 312013-10-23T11:34:53+00:00
Oct 10, 2013

‘Don’t Harsh Our Mellow’: Photographers Talk Oct. 30

2013-10-23T11:20:03+00:00

Noted photographers Will and Deni McIntyre will show their work and talk about their careers at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Spratt Hall room 205 on the campus of Missouri Western State University. The presentation is free and open to the public. The McIntyres’ talk is titled “Don’t Harsh Our Mellow: A 21st Century [...]

‘Don’t Harsh Our Mellow’: Photographers Talk Oct. 302013-10-23T11:20:03+00:00
Oct 10, 2013

Debate and Forensics Team Wins First Event

2013-10-21T11:09:08+00:00

A parliamentary debate team from Missouri Western State University won first place in the Novice Division of the first tournament the Griffon Debate and Forensics team entered this fall. Freshmen Graham Deckard of Kansas City, Mo., and Eli Dodge of Stewartsville, Mo., brought home the first place award in the Parliamentary Debate Novice Division at [...]

Debate and Forensics Team Wins First Event2013-10-21T11:09:08+00:00