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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Oct 10, 2017

Events celebrate Nontraditional Student Week

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The Nontraditional and Commuter Student Center at Missouri Western State University will host several events in commemoration of National Nontraditional Student Week Nov. 6-11. The events will take place in the Center, Eder Hall room 200. 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6 “How to be a Successful Nontraditional Student.” Robin Wormsley, who graduated with a Bachelor [...]

Events celebrate Nontraditional Student Week2019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00
Oct 10, 2017

Alumni honored during annual banquet

2019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00

The Alumni Association at Missouri Western State University held its 35th annual Alumni Awards Banquet Friday, Oct. 27. Eleven individuals and one couple were honored. Awards presented were: Distinguished Alumni Award James Sheehan '78 James Sheehan ’78, chief financial officer, Hormel Foods, Minnesota Shortly after graduating from Missouri Western with an accounting degree [...]

Alumni honored during annual banquet2019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00
Oct 10, 2017

Students organize Walk for the Homeless

2019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00

The sixth annual Walk for the Homeless will be held on Friday, Nov. 3 in downtown St. Joseph. Registration begins at 4 p.m. at Sixth and Messanie Streets, with the walk beginning at 4:30 p.m. The walk will follow the migration path followed by the homeless to access services in downtown St. Joseph. The walk [...]

Students organize Walk for the Homeless2019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00
Oct 10, 2017

Board receives clean audit opinion, approves course management software

2019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00

The Board of Governors at Missouri Western State University accepted an unmodified, or “clean,” opinion of the university’s financial statements from auditors BKD. There were no findings of material weaknesses or significant deficiencies in the audit. “This is a team effort,” said Dr. Cale Fessler, vice president for financial planning and administration. “It takes a [...]

Board receives clean audit opinion, approves course management software2019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00
Oct 10, 2017

Missouri Western presents Outlaw Film Festival

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The Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance at Missouri Western State University presents the Outlaw Film Festival, including the 48 Hour Film Fest Screening, Nov. 2-4 at the Potter Hall Theater on the Missouri Western campus and at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, 2818 Frederick Avenue in St. Joseph. The events begin Thursday evening, Nov. [...]

Missouri Western presents Outlaw Film Festival2019-07-18T09:19:27-05:00
Oct 10, 2017

WAC presents comedian Pete Lee Nov. 1

2019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00

The Western Activities Council at Missouri Western State University presents comedian Pete Lee in concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Kemper Recital Hall, Spratt Hall room 101. The performance is free and open to the public. In 2005, Lee flew to New York to make his television debut on Comedy Central’s Premium [...]

WAC presents comedian Pete Lee Nov. 12019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00
Oct 10, 2017

Spanish Club celebrates Day of the Dead Nov. 2

2019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00

The Spanish Club at Missouri Western State University will host a Day of the Dead celebration at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 in Spratt Hall, room 205. The celebration is free and open to the public. Day of the Dead is an annual Hispanic holiday similar to Halloween, but with an emphasis on remembering friends [...]

Spanish Club celebrates Day of the Dead Nov. 22019-06-04T16:23:38-05:00
Oct 10, 2017

International student host Bubble Tea Bar Nov. 1

2019-06-04T16:23:39-05:00

The International Student Council at Missouri Western State University will sponsor a Bubble Tea Bar from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Blum Student Union Lobby. Bubble tea is a Taiwanese tea-based cold drink that includes balls of tapioca, known as bubbles, pearls or boba. The Bubble Tea Bar is a [...]

International student host Bubble Tea Bar Nov. 12019-06-04T16:23:39-05:00
Oct 10, 2017

Homecoming 2017, ‘The Legend of Griffon Hollow’

2019-06-04T16:23:39-05:00

Missouri Western State University students, alumni, faculty, staff and the community will celebrate Homecoming 2017 Oct. 22-28, culminating with the Griffon football game against Washburn at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 on Craig Field at Spratt Memorial Stadium. The theme this year is a nod to the Halloween season, “The Legend of Griffon Hollow.” Homecoming [...]

Homecoming 2017, ‘The Legend of Griffon Hollow’2019-06-04T16:23:39-05:00
Oct 10, 2017

Bushman Planetarium plans public shows

2019-06-04T16:22:59-05:00

The Bushman Planetarium at Missouri Western State University will hold public showings at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, Thursday, Oct. 19 and Tuesday, Nov. 21. The planetarium is located inside Agenstein Hall. The schedule of shows follows: Oct. 17: “Forces of Nature.” Come close to nature’s most powerful and extreme forces. Cameras capture large-scale volcanoes, earthquakes and [...]

Bushman Planetarium plans public shows2019-06-04T16:22:59-05:00