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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Feb 02, 2016

Roy Blunt Literacy Citation nominations accepted through March 14

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Nominations are being accepted now for the 2016 Roy Blunt Literacy Citation to recognize outstanding literacy volunteers in the community. The winner of the citation will be announced at a special event at Missouri Western State University on March 30. Any individual, group, business or organization whose volunteer literacy activities benefit the community in a [...]

Roy Blunt Literacy Citation nominations accepted through March 142019-06-04T16:21:45-05:00
Feb 02, 2016

Board of Governors Approves Pool Renovations, Partnership

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The swimming pool inside the M.O. Looney Complex at Missouri Western State University will remain open. Missouri Western’s Board of Governors authorized nearly $600,000 in renovations to the pool, and approved a five-year programming and use agreement with the City of St. Joseph. The agreement is subject to the approval of the St. Joseph City [...]

Board of Governors Approves Pool Renovations, Partnership2019-06-04T16:21:45-05:00
Feb 02, 2016

Owen/Cox Dance Presents ‘A Soldier’s Tale’ March 4

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Owen/Cox Dance, a professional contemporary dance company from Kansas City, will present “A Soldier’s Tale” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 4 in the Potter Theater on the campus of Missouri Western State University. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and free for all students college and younger. Tickets can be purchased in advance [...]

Owen/Cox Dance Presents ‘A Soldier’s Tale’ March 42019-06-04T16:21:45-05:00
Feb 02, 2016

Midday Melodies Feb 26 features Golden Griffon Pep Band

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The Golden Griffon Pep Band of Missouri Western State University will kick off the first MWSU Midday Melodies of the spring semester at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26 at Kelley Commons, the patio area just west of Blum Student Union. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the Blum Food [...]

Midday Melodies Feb 26 features Golden Griffon Pep Band2019-06-04T16:21:46-05:00
Feb 02, 2016

Filmmakers invited to complete 48-hour film challenge

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The Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance and Above the Line present the fourth annual 48-Hour Film Festival, open to anyone with a passion for filmmaking. Teams will create short films March 4-6 with a festival screening and awards ceremony at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, at the Paradox Theatre in downtown St. Joseph. [...]

Filmmakers invited to complete 48-hour film challenge2019-06-04T16:21:46-05:00
Feb 02, 2016

Guest Speaker Kicks off Women’s History Month

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Dr, Franke Wilmer, professor of political science, Montana State University Dr. Franke Wilmer, professor of political science at Montana State University, will open Missouri Western State University’s observation of Women’s History Month with a talk titled “A World of Difference: Living in a Woman’s Body,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in the [...]

Guest Speaker Kicks off Women’s History Month2019-06-04T16:21:46-05:00
Feb 02, 2016

Missouri Western hosts Electronic Music Midwest MiniFest

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Missouri Western State University is the site of Electronic Music Midwest’s annual MiniFest Friday and Saturday, Feb. 26 and 27. Concerts will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday and at 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Kemper Recital Hall, inside Spratt Hall. The concerts are free and open to the public. MiniFest is [...]

Missouri Western hosts Electronic Music Midwest MiniFest2019-06-04T16:21:46-05:00
Feb 02, 2016

Missouri Western speech and debate wins state championship

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Chris Miles (left) and Casey Huffman won the Missouri State Championship in Parliamentary Debate at Webster University. The Missouri Western Speech and Debate program brought home some titles from the Missouri Association of Forensics Activity State Championships at Webster University on February 19-20. The parliamentary debate team of Chris Miles and Casey Huffman [...]

Missouri Western speech and debate wins state championship2019-06-04T16:21:46-05:00
Feb 02, 2016

Bradley family creates business loan program

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Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western's president; Steve Craig, benefactor of the Craig School of Business; and David and Suzanne Bradley talk during the 2013 dedication of the Walter Cronkite Memorial. The Bradley family has pledged $300,000 to create a loan program that will help MWSU students and alumni start or acquire a business. [...]

Bradley family creates business loan program2019-06-04T16:21:46-05:00
Feb 02, 2016

Business graduate buys local Golden Corral

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A graduate of the applied entrepreneurship class in the Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University returned to St. Joseph for the next step in his business career. Scott Lassen has purchased the Golden Corral at 715 N. Belt Highway. The Grand Opening celebration introducing his new ownership will be at noon Wednesday, [...]

Business graduate buys local Golden Corral2019-06-04T16:21:46-05:00