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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jan 01, 2014

Missouri Western Helps Families Apply for Financial Aid

2014-01-31T15:21:29-05:00

Financial aid professionals from Missouri Western State University will offer free assistance to families filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, during a “FAFSA Frenzy” event from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9 inside Spratt Hall. “In 2011-2012, Missouri postsecondary students received $3.5 billion in financial aid from the federal [...]

Missouri Western Helps Families Apply for Financial Aid2014-01-31T15:21:29-05:00
Jan 01, 2014

Super Learning Experience: Students Create Local Commercial for TV’s Biggest Broadcast

2014-01-30T12:31:16-05:00

Alongside the national ads for Doritos, Bud Light and other well-known sponsors, viewers of the Super Bowl in the St. Joseph area this Sunday will see new commercials for the local Hy-Vee store that were conceived, shot and edited by members of a cinema class at Missouri Western State University. “Creating a real spot for [...]

Super Learning Experience: Students Create Local Commercial for TV’s Biggest Broadcast2014-01-30T12:31:16-05:00
Jan 01, 2014

Missouri Honors Walter Cronkite with Highway Designation

2014-01-29T13:58:32-05:00

The Missouri General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight has unanimously approved an application to designate a portion of the Belt Highway in St. Joseph for the city’s famous native son, newsman Walter Cronkite. The application was submitted by Missouri Western State University, home of the Walter Cronkite Memorial. “We’re very grateful to the Missouri [...]

Missouri Honors Walter Cronkite with Highway Designation2014-01-29T13:58:32-05:00
Jan 01, 2014

Open Auditions for ‘The Producers’ Feb. 1

2014-01-28T13:39:59-05:00

The Department of Theatre and Cinema and the School of Fine Arts at Missouri Western State University will hold open auditions for Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” on Saturday, Feb. 1 in the Potter Hall Theater at Missouri Western. Individual monologue and vocal auditions will be scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 [...]

Open Auditions for ‘The Producers’ Feb. 12014-01-28T13:39:59-05:00
Jan 01, 2014

Missouri Western Hosts Jazz Festival Feb. 1

2014-01-28T11:37:09-05:00

The Department of Music and the School of Fine Arts at Missouri Western State University will hold their eighth annual Jazz Festival beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Performances will be held in the Fulkerson Center and in the Hoff Conference Room, Blum Student Union 219. The festival will culminate with a performance at [...]

Missouri Western Hosts Jazz Festival Feb. 12014-01-28T11:37:09-05:00
Jan 01, 2014

Missouri Western Celebrates Chinese New Year Jan. 30

2014-01-24T15:48:33-05:00

Missouri Western State University will host a celebration of the Chinese New Year at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 in the Hoff Conference Room, Blum Student Union room 218. The celebration is free and open to the public. […]

Missouri Western Celebrates Chinese New Year Jan. 302014-01-24T15:48:33-05:00
Jan 01, 2014

Missouri Western Presents Drum Major for Justice Awards

2014-01-22T19:00:09-05:00

The Center for Multicultural Education and the Division of Student Affairs at Missouri Western State University presented the Drum Major for Justice Awards, honoring the legacy and selfless leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to three individuals. The award is presented annually to a Missouri Western employee, Missouri Western student and member of the [...]

Missouri Western Presents Drum Major for Justice Awards2014-01-22T19:00:09-05:00
Jan 01, 2014

Missouri Western Hosts Candidate Forums Jan. 28 and 30

2014-01-21T14:23:10-05:00

The Department of Economics, Political Science and Sociology and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Missouri Western State University will host candidate forums for candidates in the St. Joseph city primary elections at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28 and Thursday, Jan. 30 in the Kemper Recital Hall inside Spratt Hall. The forums [...]

Missouri Western Hosts Candidate Forums Jan. 28 and 302014-01-21T14:23:10-05:00
Jan 01, 2014

Missouri Western Conducts Perception Survey

2014-01-21T11:01:45-05:00

Missouri Western State University is asking students, prospective students, faculty, staff, alumni and the general public to participate in an online survey measuring how the university is perceived. “It is important for the University to reach out to members of our community and region to learn more about how they feel about Missouri Western and [...]

Missouri Western Conducts Perception Survey2014-01-21T11:01:45-05:00
Jan 01, 2014

Student-Athletes Succeed in the Classroom

2014-01-17T09:40:41-05:00

More than half of the 279 student-athletes at Missouri Western State University achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or better in the fall 2013 and will be honored at halftime of the basketball games against Southwest Baptist at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Jan. 18. The athletic department as a whole achieved a GPA of [...]

Student-Athletes Succeed in the Classroom2014-01-17T09:40:41-05:00