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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Feb 02, 2014

Vartabedians Create President’s Centennial Circle

2014-02-28T10:29:46+00:00

With doctorate degrees in communication and long, distinguished careers in higher education, Bob and Laurel Vartabedian are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of university students. That dedication has led them to make a personal financial commitment of more than $100,000 to Missouri Western State University, where Bob serves as president. With the [...]

Vartabedians Create President’s Centennial Circle2014-02-28T10:29:46+00:00
Feb 02, 2014

Improvements to 3 Campus Buildings Approved

2014-02-27T16:00:41+00:00

The Board of Governors at Missouri Western State University has accepted a bid from Lee Grover Construction Company of St. Joseph for an addition to Potter Hall and renovations to Wilson Hall and the Looney Complex. The bid of $750,509 was the lowest of seven submitted. The Board had previously approved using reserve funds to [...]

Improvements to 3 Campus Buildings Approved2014-02-27T16:00:41+00:00
Feb 02, 2014

Kendig Receives Governor’s Excellence Award

2014-02-27T14:00:02+00:00

After Catherine (Katie) Kendig completed her Ph.D. in Philosophy, she was looking for a position that would allow her to give undergraduate students the kind of research-based learning environment usually only available at the graduate level. She found her match at Missouri Western State University, which has a statewide mission of applied learning and excels [...]

Kendig Receives Governor’s Excellence Award2014-02-27T14:00:02+00:00
Feb 02, 2014

MWSU Celebrates Women’s History Month

2014-02-27T11:46:22+00:00

The Department of Economics, Political Science and Sociology at Missouri Western State University is hosting a series of events in March to commemorate Women’s History Month. All events are free and open to the public and will be held in the Hoff Conference Rooms, Blum Student Union rooms 218-219. “This year’s event series is focused [...]

MWSU Celebrates Women’s History Month2014-02-27T11:46:22+00:00
Feb 02, 2014

21st Convocation Will Feature Historian, Cronkite Biographer Douglas Brinkley

2014-02-21T08:15:44+00:00

Dr. Douglas Brinkley, featured speaker for the 21st R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues on Nov. 4, 2014. Douglas Brinkley, professor of history at Rice University and prolific biographer, will be the featured speaker at the 21st R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues at Missouri Western State University at 10 a.m. [...]

21st Convocation Will Feature Historian, Cronkite Biographer Douglas Brinkley2014-02-21T08:15:44+00:00
Feb 02, 2014

Nursing and Allied Health Celebrates Accreditations

2014-02-19T16:47:42+00:00

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health and the College of Professional Studies at Missouri Western State University will hold a series of celebratory events during the week of Feb. 24 to recognize the department’s recent successful accreditation efforts. “This was a very positive year for the accreditation process, and we want to invite everyone [...]

Nursing and Allied Health Celebrates Accreditations2014-02-19T16:47:42+00:00
Feb 02, 2014

‘Music Man’ and ‘Mother Divine’ Announced for Western Playhouse Third Season; Auditions in March

2014-02-19T15:21:55+00:00

Western Playhouse, the summer theatre company at Missouri Western State University, will present musicals old and new in its third season. Meredith Willson’s perennial favorite, “The Music Man,” will be produced June 20-28, and “Mother Divine,” an official selection of the New York Musical Theatre Festival’s 2013 Next Link Project, will be produced July 11-19. [...]

‘Music Man’ and ‘Mother Divine’ Announced for Western Playhouse Third Season; Auditions in March2014-02-19T15:21:55+00:00
Feb 02, 2014

Twin Cups: MWSU Hosts National Ceramics Exhibition

2014-02-19T10:48:58+00:00

“Twin Cups,” a ceramics exhibition featuring 64 artists from 30 states, will be on display in the Potter Hall Gallery at Missouri Western State University Feb. 28 through March 28. An opening reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 in the gallery. The exhibition and the reception are free and [...]

Twin Cups: MWSU Hosts National Ceramics Exhibition2014-02-19T10:48:58+00:00
Feb 02, 2014

Debate Team Takes Second at State Tournament

2014-02-18T11:40:13+00:00

A parliamentary debate team from Missouri Western State University finished second in the novice division of the 2014 Missouri Association of Forensics Activities State Championship Tournament at the University of Central Missouri Feb. 15. Freshmen Graham Deckard of Kansas City, Mo., and Eli Dodge of Smithville, Mo., were undefeated until they fell to Truman State [...]

Debate Team Takes Second at State Tournament2014-02-18T11:40:13+00:00
Feb 02, 2014

Missouri Western Holds 2nd 48-Hour Film Challenge

2014-02-18T11:06:25+00:00

A whirlwind weekend of filmmaking is in store for participants in Missouri Western State University’s second annual Above the Line 48-Hour Film Challenge. Missouri Western students, area high school students and community members are invited to create short films Feb. 28 through March 2, with a red-carpet premiere of all completed films Friday, March 7 [...]

Missouri Western Holds 2nd 48-Hour Film Challenge2014-02-18T11:06:25+00:00