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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sep 09, 2015

Banned Books Reading Sept. 29

2015-09-27T08:04:56+00:00

Missouri Western State University will hold its nineteenth annual Reading of Challenged and Banned Books at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29 in the Enright Community Rooms, Spratt Hall rooms 214-216. The event, in recognition of the American Library Association’s Banned Book Week, is free and open to the public. Missouri Western students and faculty as [...]

Banned Books Reading Sept. 292015-09-27T08:04:56+00:00
Sep 09, 2015

Scholar to Lecture on Biblical Context Oct. 2 and 3

2015-09-25T10:12:45+00:00

Dr. Michael Heiser, a scholar in the fields of biblical studies and the ancient near east, will present a series of lectures as part of an academic colloquium titled “Biblical Context and Worldview of Biblical Authors” at Missouri Western State University on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2 and 3. The colloquium is sponsored by Missouri [...]

Scholar to Lecture on Biblical Context Oct. 2 and 32015-09-25T10:12:45+00:00
Sep 09, 2015

Hispanic Heritage Banquet Features Poet Elizabeth Acevedo

2015-09-22T14:35:10+00:00

Elizabeth Acevedo will perform at the annual Hispanic Heritage Banquet. The third annual Hispanic Heritage Banquet at Missouri Western State University will feature poet Elizabeth Acevedo and musical entertainment by students. The banquet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the Enright Community Rooms, Spratt Hall, rooms 214-216, is free and open to [...]

Hispanic Heritage Banquet Features Poet Elizabeth Acevedo2015-09-22T14:35:10+00:00
Sep 09, 2015

Midday Melodies Offers Monthly Student and Faculty Concerts

2015-09-22T10:20:21+00:00

The Department of Music and the School of Fine Arts at Missouri Western State University are pleased to introduce MWSU Midday Melodies, a series of campus concerts at the Kelley Commons, the stage and patio area on the west side of Blum Student Union. The concerts are free and open to the public. MWSU Midday [...]

Midday Melodies Offers Monthly Student and Faculty Concerts2015-09-22T10:20:21+00:00
Sep 09, 2015

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration Scheduled Sept. 25

2015-09-22T09:49:45+00:00

Fred Weems played the guzheng, a traditional Chinese instrument, during the 2014 Mid-Autumn Festival celebration. The public is invited to a celebration of China’s Mid-Autumn Festival from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25 in the Hoff Conferences Rooms, Blum Student Union rooms 218 and 219 at Missouri Western State University. The celebration [...]

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration Scheduled Sept. 252015-09-22T09:49:45+00:00
Sep 09, 2015

Missouri Western Celebrates Founders’ and Family Day

2015-09-21T15:11:03+00:00

Missouri Western State University will continue its Centennial Celebration with a Founders’ and Family Day Celebration featuring food, fun, music and more from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, prior to the Griffon football game against Lindenwood. The pre-game celebration is free and open to the public. Activities include a mega-tailgate in Lot [...]

Missouri Western Celebrates Founders’ and Family Day2015-09-21T15:11:03+00:00
Sep 09, 2015

Falsely Convicted Football Player to Speak Sept. 17

2015-09-14T13:31:38+00:00

Brian Banks, a high school football star whose athletic career was derailed when he was wrongly imprisoned, will speak as part of Missouri Western State University’s Standing In Your Truth Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Kemper Recital Hall, Spratt Hall 101. The lecture is free and open to the public. [...]

Falsely Convicted Football Player to Speak Sept. 172015-09-14T13:31:38+00:00
Sep 09, 2015

Potter Gallery Celebrates Centennial with Alumni Art Exhibition

2015-09-14T09:21:08+00:00

In celebration of Missouri Western State University’s Centennial, The Potter Art Gallery announces the Centennial Alumni Exhibition, which will run from Sept. 14 through Oct. 30. An opening reception, free and open to the public, will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, September 18 in the gallery. Alumni included in the exhibition are: Sara [...]

Potter Gallery Celebrates Centennial with Alumni Art Exhibition2015-09-14T09:21:08+00:00
Sep 09, 2015

Constitution Day 2015 Features Former Members of Congress

2015-09-11T12:21:53+00:00

Former Congressmen Steven Kuykendall (left) and Bill Sarpalius will visit Missouri Western Sept. 17. Two former members of Congress will visit Missouri Western State University to participate in the university’s celebration of Constitution Day 2015. Former Representatives Bill Sarpalius, D-Texas, and Steven Kuykendall, R-California, will participate in two events on Thursday, Sept. 17. [...]

Constitution Day 2015 Features Former Members of Congress2015-09-11T12:21:53+00:00
Sep 09, 2015

Tom Ridge Featured Speaker at Convocation Sept. 15

2015-09-03T11:10:38+00:00

Tom Ridge, the 43rd Governor of Pennsylvania and first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will be the featured speaker at the 22nd R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues at Missouri Western State University at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. The title of his talk is “ISIS: The Growing Threat of [...]

Tom Ridge Featured Speaker at Convocation Sept. 152015-09-03T11:10:38+00:00