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Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 05, 2015

Board Authorizes Bonds for Spratt Stadium and Refinancing

2015-05-26T14:39:33+00:00

The Board of Governors at Missouri Western State University has authorized a bond issue of up to $15 million. The bond issue includes $5.5 million to fund the renovation of Spratt Memorial Stadium, up to $7.66 million to refinance a 2010 bond issue, and any applicable bond issuance costs. The project to improve Spratt Stadium [...]

Board Authorizes Bonds for Spratt Stadium and Refinancing2015-05-26T14:39:33+00:00
May 05, 2015

Missouri Western Offers First Adventure Sports Academy June 8-12

2015-05-26T13:48:29+00:00

Building on the success of its Children’s Lifetime Sports Academy, the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Missouri Western State University is offering its first Adventure Sports Academy June 8-12 for children who have graduated grades six through eight. Enrollment is limited to 25, and the cost is $145 for the first child [...]

Missouri Western Offers First Adventure Sports Academy June 8-122015-05-26T13:48:29+00:00
May 05, 2015

Missouri Western Hosts Lifetime Sports Academy June 8-12

2015-05-14T15:35:46+00:00

Lifetime Sports Academy students canoe in one of Missouri Western’s nine ponds. Youth ages 8 to 12 will have an opportunity to learn activities that will enhance their lives for years to come during the annual Children’s Lifetime Sports Academy at Missouri Western State University June 8-12. Enrollment is limited to 150, and [...]

Missouri Western Hosts Lifetime Sports Academy June 8-122015-05-14T15:35:46+00:00
May 05, 2015

Dirck Clark ’85 Named President of New Health Network

2015-05-14T10:33:01+00:00

Dirck Clark ’85, Board of Governors chair Dirck Clark, a 1985 graduate of Missouri Western State University and current chair of the Board of Governors, has been named president of a new multi-state health care provider network. St. Joseph-based Mosaic Life Care, St. Louis-based Mercy, and Columbia-based University of Missouri Health Care have [...]

Dirck Clark ’85 Named President of New Health Network2015-05-14T10:33:01+00:00
May 05, 2015

Faculty Promoted, Awarded Tenure

2015-05-12T10:59:21+00:00

The Missouri Western State University Board of Governors approved promotions and awarded tenure effective with the 2015-2016 academic year for the following faculty members: From associate professor to professor […]

Faculty Promoted, Awarded Tenure2015-05-12T10:59:21+00:00
May 05, 2015

Special Assistant to the President Ann Pearce to Retire June 2

2015-05-08T08:46:22+00:00

Ann Pearce, special assistant to the president at Missouri Western State University, has announced that she will retire effective June 2. “In her time at Missouri Western, Ann has made a very positive impact on both our university and our community,” said Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president. “She has made many significant contributions not [...]

Special Assistant to the President Ann Pearce to Retire June 22015-05-08T08:46:22+00:00
May 05, 2015

Groundbreaking Marks the Start of Spratt Memorial Stadium Renovation

2015-05-06T13:24:17+00:00

Dignitaries turn the first ceremonial shovels of dirt on the renovation of Spratt Memorial Stadium. With a groundbreaking ceremony on May 6, the renovation of Spratt Memorial Stadium at Missouri Western State University is now officially underway. “This is an exciting time in Missouri Western’s history, as we are in the middle of [...]

Groundbreaking Marks the Start of Spratt Memorial Stadium Renovation2015-05-06T13:24:17+00:00
May 05, 2015

Missouri Western Artists’ Sculpture Chosen for Michigan Installation

2015-05-06T11:38:12+00:00

An entry from Missouri Western State University is among four pieces of canoe-themed art that will be installed in Ann Arbor, Michigan this summer. The Missouri Western entry won a recent public vote to be part of the Canoe Imagine Art installation. Canoe Imagine Art is a public art project that re-purposes canoes retired by [...]

Missouri Western Artists’ Sculpture Chosen for Michigan Installation2015-05-06T11:38:12+00:00
May 05, 2015

Eggs & Issues Features Dr. Tim Crowley May 12

2015-05-05T14:03:23+00:00

The Missouri Western State University Eggs & Issues Speaker Series presents a talk on leadership by Dr. Tim Crowley at 7 a.m. Tuesday, May 12 in the Fulkerson Center. The breakfast is free and open to the public, but reservations are required by calling 816-271-5646 by Thursday, May 7. Dr. Crowley’s presentation, “The Power of [...]

Eggs & Issues Features Dr. Tim Crowley May 122015-05-05T14:03:23+00:00
May 05, 2015

Groundbreaking Planned for Spratt Stadium Project

2015-05-04T14:29:35+00:00

The public is invited to a groundbreaking ceremony for the renovation of Missouri Western State University’s Spratt Memorial Stadium at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 6. The ceremony is scheduled for the southeast end zone of the football field, near Baker Family Fitness Center. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in [...]

Groundbreaking Planned for Spratt Stadium Project2015-05-04T14:29:35+00:00