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Oct 10, 2023

Court of Appeals convenes at Missouri Western Oct. 18

2023-10-13T10:05:09-05:00

Oct. 13, 2023--The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, will convene at Missouri Western State University on October 18, 2023.  The oral arguments will begin at 9 a.m. in the Kemper Recital Hall, Leah Spratt Hall room 101.  A three-judge panel consisting of Judge Edward Ardini, Jr., Judge Anthony Rex Gabbert, and Judge Thomas Chapman [...]

Court of Appeals convenes at Missouri Western Oct. 182023-10-13T10:05:09-05:00
Jun 06, 2023

Law Enforcement Academy graduation scheduled for June 9

2023-06-14T08:44:27-05:00

June 5, 2023--The Missouri Western State University Regional Law Enforcement Academy will hold graduation ceremonies for Class No. 59 and Class No. 60 at 6 p.m. Friday, June 9, in the Fulkerson Center on the Missouri Western campus. A brief reception will follow in the Enright Community Rooms, Spratt 214-216. The event is free and [...]

Law Enforcement Academy graduation scheduled for June 92023-06-14T08:44:27-05:00
May 05, 2023

Sheriff’s investigator named commander of LEA

2023-05-23T16:19:51-05:00

Lonnie Bishop May 23, 2023–A veteran of the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department will lead Missouri Western State University’s Law Enforcement Academy. Lonnie Bishop will begin his duties as commander of the LEA on June 16. “The Law Enforcement Academy is an important way that we serve the region, training the people who keep [...]

Sheriff’s investigator named commander of LEA2023-05-23T16:19:51-05:00
Mar 03, 2023

Professor appointed to St. Joseph Human Rights Commission

2023-03-31T17:07:43-05:00

Petronilla Sylvester in the St. Joseph City Council chambers. March 3, 2023–A Missouri Western professor was recently named to the St. Joseph Human Rights Commission.  Petronilla Sylvester, assistant professor of legal studies, was nominated to the commission by Mayor John Josendale and confirmed by the City Council. Her term expires Jan. 9, 2026. [...]

Professor appointed to St. Joseph Human Rights Commission2023-03-31T17:07:43-05:00
Mar 03, 2023

CJLS, Social Work faculty host SJSD students for career exploration

2023-03-02T15:21:13-06:00

March 2, 2023--The Department of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies (CJLS) and the Social Work program at Missouri Western State University will host a career exploration event for approximately 30 high school students from the St. Joseph School District on Friday, March 3. Students will be divided into groups based on interest and have 45-minute [...]

CJLS, Social Work faculty host SJSD students for career exploration2023-03-02T15:21:13-06:00
Nov 11, 2022

Social work program hosts Human Rights Fair Dec. 1

2022-11-29T17:01:55-06:00

A social work student discusses his poster during the Human Rights Fair in 2017. Nov. 29, 2022--The social work program at Missouri Western State University will host its annual Human Rights Fair on Thursday, Dec. 1. The event includes a poster session and a keynote speech by social work alum Alex Peters ‘15. [...]

Social work program hosts Human Rights Fair Dec. 12022-11-29T17:01:55-06:00
Oct 10, 2022

Student social workers help sponsor Walk for the Homeless Nov. 4

2022-10-27T09:53:09-05:00

Video of 2021 Walk for the Homeless courtesy of Northwest Health Services Oct. 27, 2022--St. Joseph’s annual Walk for the Homeless will be held on Friday, Nov, 4 in downtown St. Joseph. Registration begins at 4 p.m. and the Walk at 4:30 p.m.  The walk starts at the corner of 6th and [...]

Student social workers help sponsor Walk for the Homeless Nov. 42022-10-27T09:53:09-05:00
Oct 10, 2022

Appeals Court to sit at Missouri Western Oct. 19

2022-10-18T14:54:27-05:00

Oct. 17, 2022--The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, will convene court Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri. Oral arguments will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Kemper Recital Hall, inside Leah Spratt Hall.  A panel consisting of Presiding Judge Lisa White Hardwick, Judge Thomas Chapman, and Judge Janet [...]

Appeals Court to sit at Missouri Western Oct. 192022-10-18T14:54:27-05:00
Apr 04, 2022

Panel discussion on humanitarian crisis in Ukraine April 19 

2022-04-18T16:21:10-05:00

April 18, 2022--Missouri Western State University will host a discussion panel on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine due to the Russian invasion at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Kemper Recital Hall, Spratt Hall room 101. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.  The event will [...]

Panel discussion on humanitarian crisis in Ukraine April 19 2022-04-18T16:21:10-05:00
Nov 11, 2021

Social work program co-hosts Walk for the Homeless

2021-11-03T09:46:02-05:00

Nov. 3, 2021--The annual Walk for the Homeless will return to Downtown St. Joseph on Friday, Nov. 5.  Hosted by the Missouri Western State University Social Work Program, Northwest Health Services and Summers Motors, the walk raises awareness of homelessness in St. Joseph. Walkers are guided through downtown as they visit local resources in the [...]

Social work program co-hosts Walk for the Homeless2021-11-03T09:46:02-05:00