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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Aug 08, 2014

Positive Discussion About Chiefs’ Future in St. Joseph

2014-08-30T06:51:00+00:00

The annual tradition of the Chiefs Kickoff Luncheon in Kansas City prompted some discussion about the future of the NFL team’s future in St. Joseph. The Kansas City Chiefs first held their summer training camp at Missouri Western State University in 2010. The initial five-year commitment expires this year. The Kansas City Star reported that [...]

Positive Discussion About Chiefs’ Future in St. Joseph2014-08-30T06:51:00+00:00
Aug 08, 2014

First Day of Classes Includes Western Warm-Up, Unity Vigil

2014-08-30T06:15:31+00:00

The fall semester at Missouri Western State University got underway on Monday, Aug. 25. The day’s activities included Western Warm-Up, an annual event designed to introduce Missouri Western students to local businesses and organizations, campus departments and student organizations. Later that evening, the Center for Multicultural Education sponsored a Unity Vigil, giving students, faculty, staff [...]

First Day of Classes Includes Western Warm-Up, Unity Vigil2014-08-30T06:15:31+00:00
Aug 08, 2014

Public Performances of ‘Cronkite’ Scheduled

2014-08-27T14:50:47+00:00

Jim Korinke portrays Walter Cronkite. Four public showings of “Cronkite,” a live multimedia performance about legendary journalist Walter Cronkite, have been scheduled on Friday, Sept. 5, Sunday, Oct. 19, Thursday, Oct. 23 and Monday, Nov. 3. Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5, 2 p.m. Oct. 19, 6 p.m. Oct. 23 and [...]

Public Performances of ‘Cronkite’ Scheduled2014-08-27T14:50:47+00:00
Aug 08, 2014

Missouri Western Offers Free Course on Cronkite Legacy

2014-08-27T14:29:01+00:00

Missouri Western State University is offering a free one-credit-hour course titled “Walter Cronkite’s Enduring Legacy” Sept. 5 through Nov. 4, taught by Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president. The course is open to anyone. Those interested can enroll by calling 816-271-4100. “Walter Cronkite is the model of journalistic integrity,” Dr. Vartabedian said. “This course will [...]

Missouri Western Offers Free Course on Cronkite Legacy2014-08-27T14:29:01+00:00
Aug 08, 2014

Griffon Edge Students Serve Community

2014-08-25T16:36:02+00:00

Incoming students and their student leaders contributed nearly 2,000 hours of community service during the Griffon Edge orientation program at Missouri Western State University. The students also contributed more than $1,400 to the United Way through a penny drive over the three days. “One of Missouri Western’s core values is service,” said Kristen Neeley ’05, [...]

Griffon Edge Students Serve Community2014-08-25T16:36:02+00:00
Aug 08, 2014

Large Freshman Class Enters Missouri Western; International Enrollment Up 58 Percent

2014-08-25T15:14:21+00:00

Nearly 900 incoming Missouri Western students participated in Griffon Edge in 2014. The incoming freshman class is up more than 5 percent over last year. The incoming freshman class starting their college careers at Missouri Western State University today is the largest class in several years. The total incoming freshman class is up [...]

Large Freshman Class Enters Missouri Western; International Enrollment Up 58 Percent2014-08-25T15:14:21+00:00
Aug 08, 2014

Missouri Western Announces Spring 2014 Graduates

2014-08-21T17:44:44+00:00

Missouri Western State University announced the names of students who completed the degree requirements during the spring 2014 semester. A total of 450 degrees were conferred. Graduates include: Agency, Mo. Jay William Scott, Bachelor of Science in English; Jeremy Clare Thompson, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Albany, Mo. Steven Jacob Wilmes, Bachelor of Science [...]

Missouri Western Announces Spring 2014 Graduates2014-08-21T17:44:44+00:00
Aug 08, 2014

Weeks Named to Lead Center for Entrepreneurship

2014-08-20T09:37:14+00:00

Annette Weeks, a northwest Missouri native with years of practical experience as a business owner and facilitator of entrepreneurs, has been named director of the Center for Entrepreneurship within the Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University. “Small businesses are extremely important for our region, and the Craig School of Business has created [...]

Weeks Named to Lead Center for Entrepreneurship2014-08-20T09:37:14+00:00
Aug 08, 2014

‘Cronkite’ Brings Legendary Newsman to Life; 1-Man Show Part of Field Trip Package

2014-08-20T09:27:07+00:00

Jim Korinke portrays Walter Cronkite. Now showing at the Walter Cronkite Memorial on the campus of Missouri Western State University is “Cronkite,” a live multi-media performance. The Memorial and show are part of a field trip opportunity that Missouri Western is making available to schools, tour groups and other organizations at no charge. [...]

‘Cronkite’ Brings Legendary Newsman to Life; 1-Man Show Part of Field Trip Package2014-08-20T09:27:07+00:00
Aug 08, 2014

Sales of Missouri Western Merchandise Rising

2014-08-12T10:39:08+00:00

Sales of officially licensed merchandise featuring Missouri Western State University have risen about 35 percent in the last two years, setting a record for retail sales and royalties earned in the fiscal year that ended June 30. “It’s exciting that the popularity of Griffon clothing and merchandise continues to grow, and we want to thank [...]

Sales of Missouri Western Merchandise Rising2014-08-12T10:39:08+00:00