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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
Oct 10, 2021

Court of Appeals convenes at Missouri Western Oct 6

2021-10-05T16:08:48-05:00

Judge Mark D. Pfeiffer St. Joseph, Missouri –  The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, will convene court at Missouri Western State University at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 in the Kemper Recital Hall, Spratt Hall room 101. The court session is free and open to the public. A three-judge panel consisting of [...]

Court of Appeals convenes at Missouri Western Oct 62021-10-05T16:08:48-05:00
Jun 06, 2021

Veteran officer to command Law Enforcement Academy

2021-06-11T16:48:52-05:00

Joseph King June 14, 2021--A veteran law enforcement officer in northwest Missouri will become commander of the Missouri Western State University Law Enforcement Academy later this month. Capt. Joseph King, a 1997 graduate of Missouri Western, will begin his duties June 28. King has been in law enforcement for 29 years, working for [...]

Veteran officer to command Law Enforcement Academy2021-06-11T16:48:52-05:00
Apr 04, 2020

News-Press NOW: Professors: Missouri unlikely to collect from China lawsuit

2020-08-11T10:15:07-05:00

While Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit against the Chinese government and several other Chinese entities, what comes next is complicated, and experts said it’s unlikely the state will ever collect any money from the suit. The attorney general, through his Deputy Justin Smith, asked a federal judge in St. Louis for punitive [...]

News-Press NOW: Professors: Missouri unlikely to collect from China lawsuit2020-08-11T10:15:07-05:00
Oct 10, 2019

Student Social Workers host Walk for the Homeless

2019-10-29T16:28:43-05:00

Oct. 29, 2019—The Organization of Student Social Workers at Missouri Western State University will host their annual Walk for the Homeless at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 beginning at 6th and Messanie in Downtown St. Joseph. The 2-mile walk is intended to raise awareness about homelessness in St. Joseph. The route passes by many of [...]

Student Social Workers host Walk for the Homeless2019-10-29T16:28:43-05:00
Oct 10, 2019

Court of Appeals convenes at Missouri Western Oct. 10

2019-10-14T09:34:27-05:00

Oct. 2, 2019—The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District will convene court at Missouri Western State University for the 22nd consecutive year at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 in the Kemper Recital Hall, Spratt Hall room 101. The court session is free and open to the public. A three-judge panel consisting of Chief Judge Karen [...]

Court of Appeals convenes at Missouri Western Oct. 102019-10-14T09:34:27-05:00