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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Apr 04, 2015

MWSU to Honor Esther George ’80 at Spring Commencement

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Esther George ’80, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Spring Commencement ceremonies for approximately 540 graduates of Missouri Western State University will be held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the arena of the M.O. Looney Complex. Esther George ’80, president and chief executive officer of the [...]

MWSU to Honor Esther George ’80 at Spring Commencement2019-06-04T16:21:07-05:00
Apr 04, 2015

Senior Named State Student Employee of the Year

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A Missouri Western State University student has been named Missouri’s Student Employee of the Year by the Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators. Alex Atkinson, senior speech communication major of Archie, Missouri, served as an intern for new student programs in the Missouri Western Office of Admissions. “Alex’s leadership can be summed up in one [...]

Senior Named State Student Employee of the Year2019-06-04T16:21:07-05:00
Apr 04, 2015

Spratt Stadium Contract Awarded to E.L. Crawford

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In a telephone poll, the Board of Governors at Missouri Western State University awarded a contract to E.L. Crawford Construction of St. Joseph to renovate Spratt Stadium for $6,995,108. Ground will be broken in early May. “I’m pleased that we’re able to move forward on this badly needed project,” said Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s [...]

Spratt Stadium Contract Awarded to E.L. Crawford2019-06-04T16:21:07-05:00
Apr 04, 2015

Governors Accept Master Plan for Campus Development

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The Board of Governors at Missouri Western State University has accepted a master plan for the future growth and development of the university’s physical campus. The plan was developed by the architectural firm Clark|Huesemann of Lawrence, Kansas. “This plan grew out of a thorough analysis of our existing campus facilities and infrastructure, and conversations with [...]

Governors Accept Master Plan for Campus Development2019-06-04T16:21:07-05:00
Apr 04, 2015

Scholars, Journalists Enter ‘Cronkite’ in Pulitzer Prize Competition; Next Performance April 26

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Jim Korinke portrays Walter Cronkite. A group of distinguished scholars and journalists recently entered “Cronkite,” a live multimedia performance about legendary journalist Walter Cronkite, in the competition for a 2015 Pulitzer Prize. “Cronkite” premiered last June in the Kemper Recital Hall, adjacent to the award-winning Walter Cronkite Memorial inside Spratt Hall at Missouri [...]

Scholars, Journalists Enter ‘Cronkite’ in Pulitzer Prize Competition; Next Performance April 262019-06-04T16:21:07-05:00
Apr 04, 2015

Opera Workshop Presents ‘La Tragédie de Carmen’ May 1-3

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The Opera Workshop at Missouri Western State University presents “La Tragédie de Carmen” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 3 at the Restoration Church, 117 Francis Street in downtown St. Joseph. Suggested donations for admission are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. “La [...]

Opera Workshop Presents ‘La Tragédie de Carmen’ May 1-32019-06-04T16:21:07-05:00
Apr 04, 2015

Students Win Missouri College Media Awards

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Missouri Western State University students were honored with more than two dozen awards at the Missouri College Media Association’s Awards Banquet on April 11. The Griffon Yearbook won nine awards: […]

Students Win Missouri College Media Awards2019-06-04T16:21:07-05:00
Apr 04, 2015

Missouri Western Artists are Finalists in Michigan Sculpture Competition

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A canoe-themed sculpture installation in Ann Arbor, Michigan this spring may have a Missouri flavor. Two of the three sculptures up for a public vote were created by artists at Missouri Western State University. Canoe Imagine Art is a public art project that repurposes canoes retired by the City of Ann Arbor into works of [...]

Missouri Western Artists are Finalists in Michigan Sculpture Competition2019-06-04T16:21:07-05:00
Apr 04, 2015

Ambassadors Celebrate Night at the Ritz May 1

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The Missouri Western State University Ambassadors will hold their annual Night at the Ritz fundraiser on Friday, May 1. The reception, “Centennial Garden,” will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Remington Hall Atrium. The cost is $35 per person, and reservations must be made by Monday, April 27 by calling 816-271-5646 or emailing [...]

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Apr 04, 2015

ACLU Speakers to Address Marriage Equality April 24

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Four days before a significant case on same-sex marriage is argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, two staff members from the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri will speak at Missouri Western State University at noon on Friday, April 24 in the Enright Community Room, Spratt Hall 216. “Marriage Equality: The Road to Obergefell vs. [...]

ACLU Speakers to Address Marriage Equality April 242019-06-04T16:21:07-05:00