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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Jan 01, 2019

MWSU hosts Jazz Festival Feb. 7

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Steve Houghton, guest clinician for the 13th annual Jazz Festival at Missouri Western Feb. 7. The Department of Music at Missouri Western State University will host the 13th annual MWSU/Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Festival Thursday, Feb. 7, featuring internationally known percussionist Steve Houghton as the guest clinician. The festival is free and open [...]

MWSU hosts Jazz Festival Feb. 72019-06-04T16:24:13-05:00
Jan 01, 2019

Chiefs and Missouri Western extend training camp through 2019

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The Kansas City Chiefs and Missouri Western State University have reached an agreement that will keep the Chiefs in St. Joseph, Missouri, for training camp in 2019. It marks the 10th consecutive year of Chiefs training camp at the home of the Griffons. “After another outstanding season, excitement should be at an all-time high this [...]

Chiefs and Missouri Western extend training camp through 20192019-06-04T16:24:13-05:00
Jan 01, 2019

Reception celebrates Marshall White Collection

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A collection of rare and collectible books donated by Marshall White of St. Joseph will be on display in the Missouri Western State University Library in the Hearnes Center this spring. A reception honoring White and the exhibit will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 in the Hearnes Center. The reception [...]

Reception celebrates Marshall White Collection2019-06-04T16:24:14-05:00
Jan 01, 2019

Campus Closed Jan. 23

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Due to hazardous road conditions, Missouri Western State University is closed and classes are cancelled Wednesday, Jan. 23.

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Jan 01, 2019

Campus closing early Jan. 22

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Because of anticipated winter weather, Missouri Western State University's campus will be closing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. All classes scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. or later are cancelled.

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Jan 01, 2019

Missouri Western celebrates MLK Week

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Missouri Western State University will honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with MLK Week activities Jan. 21-25. Monday, Jan. 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, campus closed Tuesday, Jan. 22: “We Are the Change Table” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Blum Student Union Lobby. Students [...]

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Jan 01, 2019

Playing surface named in honor of Tom Smith

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In a telephone poll Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Governors at Missouri Western State University approved the naming of the playing surface in the MWSU Fieldhouse after Hall of Fame men’s basketball coach Tom Smith. Effective Feb. 16, the floor will be named Tom Smith Court. The court naming will officially be unveiled in the [...]

Playing surface named in honor of Tom Smith2019-06-04T16:24:14-05:00
Jan 01, 2019

Selections from donated print collection on display

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Selected prints from a large collection that has been donated to Missouri Western State University will be on exhibit in the Potter Art Gallery Jan. 14 through Feb. 15. An opening reception will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 in the gallery. The collection donated by Dr. William Eickhorst, professor [...]

Selections from donated print collection on display2019-06-04T16:24:14-05:00
Jan 01, 2019

‘Journey to the Stars’ at Bushman Planetarium Jan. 17

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The Bushman Planetarium inside Agenstein Hall will host a public showing of “Journey to the Stars” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. Witness the life and death of stars in our sky, including our own sun. Extraordinary images captured by telescopes on Earth and in space, combined with stunning never-before-seen images of physics-based simulations, will [...]

‘Journey to the Stars’ at Bushman Planetarium Jan. 172019-06-04T16:24:14-05:00
Jan 01, 2019

Fessler leaving Missouri Western

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Dr. Cale Fessler, vice president for financial planning and administration Dr. Cale Fessler, vice president for financial planning and administration, is leaving Missouri Western State University to accept the position of associate vice chancellor of budget and financial planning at the University of Arkansas. His last day will be Friday, Feb. 1. “I [...]

Fessler leaving Missouri Western2019-06-04T16:24:14-05:00