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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Dec 12, 2016

Commencement ceremonies scheduled for broadcast

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Missouri Western State University's Winter Commencement ceremonies will air on Missouri Western's cable television channel, MWTV, beginning Thursday, Dec. 22. The ceremonies were held on Tuesday, Dec. 20, in the Fulkerson Center. The ceremonies will air back-to-back, beginning with the 11 a.m. ceremony followed by the 7 p.m. ceremony, at noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays [...]

Commencement ceremonies scheduled for broadcast2019-06-04T16:22:22-05:00
Dec 12, 2016

Nikki Giovanni coming to Missouri Western in April

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Award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni will give a public reading of her work at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the Potter Hall Theater on the campus of Missouri Western State University. “The Mochila Review Presents: In the Shadow of Nikki Giovanni” is free and open to the public. Giovanni will sign copies of her books [...]

Nikki Giovanni coming to Missouri Western in April2019-06-04T16:22:22-05:00
Dec 12, 2016

Winter Commencement Ceremony Dec. 17

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The Winter Commencement ceremony for approximately 330 graduates of Missouri Western State University will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 in the arena of the M.O. Looney Complex. The commencement speaker will be Dr. Elise Hepworth, director of choral studies and music education. The MWSU Alumni Association will host a free reception for graduates [...]

Winter Commencement Ceremony Dec. 172019-06-04T16:22:23-05:00
Dec 12, 2016

President’s Contract Extended to 2019

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The Board of Governors at Missouri Western State University has approved a new three-year contract for Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president. The new contract runs through June 30, 2019, replacing a five-year contract that was set to expire in 2018. “The board is very happy with Dr. Vartabedian’s performance,” said Brig. Gen. Gregory Mason, [...]

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Dec 12, 2016

MWSU accepting Drum Major for Justice Award nominations

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The Center for Multicultural Education at Missouri Western State University is accepting nominations for the Drum Major for Justice Awards, to be presented at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major for Justice Banquet January 18, 2017. The Drum Major for Justice Award is for citizens who live ordinary lives but do extraordinary acts [...]

MWSU accepting Drum Major for Justice Award nominations2019-06-04T16:22:23-05:00
Dec 12, 2016

Board approves Potter Hall architect

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Patterhn Ives LLC of St. Louis will provide planning and design services for renovations to Potter Hall at Missouri Western State University. Missouri Western’s Board of Governors approved the selection of the firm at its board meeting Dec. 8. “We had a number of qualified firms express interest in the project, but Patterhn Ives set [...]

Board approves Potter Hall architect2019-06-04T16:22:23-05:00
Dec 12, 2016

Gleason to lead School of Nursing and Health Professions

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Dr. Robyn Gleason Dr. Robyn Gleason has been named associate dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions at Missouri Western State University. Dr. Gleason, previously dean of graduate nursing at Keiser University in Florida, will begin her duties in January. “Dr. Gleason’s strong background in nursing, public health and health information [...]

Gleason to lead School of Nursing and Health Professions2019-06-04T16:22:23-05:00
Dec 12, 2016

Fountain City Brass Band performs Holiday Pops in St. Joseph Dec. 11

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The Fountain City Brass Band, the reigning North American and U.S. Open Brass Band champions, will perform a concert of holiday favorites at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, 519 N. 10th Street. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for students and free to Missouri Western faculty, [...]

Fountain City Brass Band performs Holiday Pops in St. Joseph Dec. 112019-06-04T16:22:23-05:00
Dec 12, 2016

Opera Workshop presents scenes from “Ragtime”

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Students in the Opera Workshop at Missouri Western State University will perform scenes from “Ragtime: The Musical” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 in the Potter Hall Theater. Admission is free and open to the public. “Ragtime” portrays social conflict in 1915 New York City between the wealthy white manufacturing families, European immigrants and socially [...]

Opera Workshop presents scenes from “Ragtime”2019-06-04T16:22:23-05:00