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 of Science in Early Childhood Education in 2015, will talk about her experiences as a nontraditional student.

9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7

“Write a Thank You Note.” Students are encouraged to stop by and write a thank you note to their favorite teacher.

11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8

“Nontraditional Student Recognition Day.” Nontraditional students will enjoy a taco bar from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and receive a certificate of appreciation.

11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9

“Journal Day.” Jane Travis will teach students how to make a journal from recycled materials.

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