The Yorkshire Champion makes a trans-Atlantic musical link as Lee Harrelson of Fountain City Brass becomes their new Visiting International Professor to work alongside David King. TUESDAY, 23 JULY 2019 Yorkshire Champion, Brighouse & Rastrick has acted swiftly following the recent departure of conductor David Thornton with news that Lee Harrelson will take up the [...]
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By Daniel Cobb News-Press NOW|Jul 19, 2019 After 52 years at Missouri Western, Dr. Thomas Rachow of the university’s biology department is retiring. Growing up in Streator, Illinois, Rachow was the first in his family to graduate from college. He had no idea just how long he’d spend on a college campus over the course [...]
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Buchanan County Task Force and Addiction Help Now are hosting the Northwest Missouri Opioid Summit Tuesday in St. Joseph. It will be held on July 23 at Missouri Western State University. State legislators, medical professionals, law enforcement, and those impacted by substance abuse are registered for the summit. Topics at the summit [...]
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Allied Arts Council along with Mayor Bill McMurray recognized both Dr. Laurel and Robert Vartabedian at the Mayor's Awards for the Arts ceremony Thursday evening. The Vartabedians received an award for extraordinary achievement n the arts at the ceremony, they have been heavily invested in arts community both at Missouri Western and [...]
By Andrew Gaug News-Press NOW, Jul 18, 2019 Six artists and organizations, including several massively influential people at Missouri Western State University, were honored at the annual Mayor’s Award for the Arts. From volunteers to entertainers and educators, the locally-based groups and residents were recognized Thursday at Fairview Golf Course for their contributions to the [...]
By Daniel Cobb News-Press NOW, Jul 18, 2019 New Missouri Western President Matthew J. Wilson recently announced various leadership changes to the university. Chief among them was the addition of Sarah Cravens as Missouri Western’s vice president of strategic initiatives and chief of staff. Cravens will be transferring to St. Joseph from the University of [...]
July 17, 2019—Missouri Western State University has announced the names of 474 students who completed their degree requirements during the 2019 spring semester. Graduates include: Adrian, Missouri Lydia Claire Reynolds, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Agency, Missouri Angela Christine Dennis, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency; Shauna Dawn Jennings, Bachelor of Science in [...]
By Daniel Cobb News-Press NOW, Jul 11, 2019 Updated Jul 11, 2019 Across 750 acres of campus, a few students at Missouri Western spend some of their summer mornings visiting more than 60 bird-nesting boxes in order to gather data and further their research. It’s all part of Dr. Julie Jedlicka’s ornithology research study, which has [...]
Justin Myers, owner of Heartland Paint, helps a customer. Myers bought the paint store in 2015 with support from the Center for Entrepreneurship. By Jessica Kopp News-Press NOW, Jul 13, 2019 Connecting budding entrepreneurs and the resources to own a business has been the mission of Missouri Western State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship [...]
By Ray Scherer News-Press NOW, Jul 11, 2019 St. Joseph’s enclave of small business owners earned a large measure of support and interest in their long-term welfare Thursday. Celebrating its fifth year this month, Missouri Western State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship held a gathering of its council members at the Hoof N Horn restaurant, with [...]