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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Jan 01, 2016

Rudy Currence to Perform at MWSU Feb. 10

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Award-winning producer and musician Rudy Currence will perform at Missouri Western State University at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 in the Kemper Recital Hall inside Spratt Hall. The concert, part of Missouri Western’s Black Heritage Month celebration, is free and open to the public. Currence has written and produced songs for R&B/Pop singers Mya and [...]

Rudy Currence to Perform at MWSU Feb. 102019-06-04T16:21:48-05:00
Jan 01, 2016

Western Playhouse Seeks ‘Fiddler’ Cast, Crew

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Western Playhouse, the summer theatre company at Missouri Western State University, will hold Equity principal and non-Equity auditions for roles in “Fiddler on the Roof,” to be performed June 17-25. Auditions will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, on Feb. 6, and in St. Joseph on Feb. 7. Auditions will be held from 10 a.m. [...]

Western Playhouse Seeks ‘Fiddler’ Cast, Crew2019-06-04T16:21:48-05:00
Jan 01, 2016

Super Science Saturday Provides Fun, Education

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The annual Super Science Saturday event to benefit the St. Joseph Museums will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, in Agenstein and Remington Halls on the campus of Missouri Western State University. Science educators from Missouri Western and four local high schools present interactive science experiments for children of all [...]

Super Science Saturday Provides Fun, Education2019-06-04T16:21:48-05:00
Jan 01, 2016

President Vartabedian to Testify on Suicide Prevention Bills

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Dr. Robert Vartabedian, president of Missouri Western State University, will provide expert testimony in support of two bills related to suicide prevention before a Missouri Senate committee on Wednesday, Jan. 27. The Senate Education Committee will hear two bills: Senate Bill 646, which requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop training guidelines [...]

President Vartabedian to Testify on Suicide Prevention Bills2019-06-04T16:21:48-05:00
Jan 01, 2016

Debaters Reach Quarterfinals of Utah Tournament

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The Missouri Western State University Speech and Debate program finished in the top 16 at a parliamentary debate tournament at the University of Utah on January 8-10. In preliminary rounds, Mike Smith and Chris Miles, two juniors from Independence, Missouri, finished with a 4-1 record, earning them an 11th rank overall and a spot in [...]

Debaters Reach Quarterfinals of Utah Tournament2019-06-04T16:21:48-05:00
Jan 01, 2016

Potter Renovation Contract Awarded to Lawhon Construction

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The Board of Governors at Missouri Western State University has selected Lawhon Construction Company of St. Joseph to do some renovations to Potter Hall, funded by House Bill 19 capital improvement money. By a unanimous vote in a board poll on Jan. 16, the board accepted a bid of $328,500 from Lawhon, the lowest of [...]

Potter Renovation Contract Awarded to Lawhon Construction2019-06-04T16:21:48-05:00
Jan 01, 2016

‘Patchwork and Thread’ Exhibit Opens Jan. 19

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“Patchwork and Thread,” a selection of artwork exploring themes and techniques that reference quilting through diverse media, will be exhibited at the Potter Art Gallery at Missouri Western State University Jan. 19 through Feb. 19. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, and is free and open to [...]

‘Patchwork and Thread’ Exhibit Opens Jan. 192019-06-04T16:21:48-05:00
Jan 01, 2016

Cokie Roberts Will Speak at Convocation Sept. 13

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Political commentator Cokie Roberts will be the featured speaker at the 23rd R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues at Missouri Western State University this fall. The Convocation at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 in the M.O. Looney Complex Arena is free and open to the public. “With a very important presidential election coming up [...]

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Jan 01, 2016

Martin Luther King Activities Scheduled

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Missouri Western State University will celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with several activities the week of Jan. 18, including the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet on Wednesday, Jan. 20. In addition, Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president, will be speaking at a community forum on Martin Luther King Junior Day, Jan. [...]

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