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Jan 01, 2023

Potter Art Gallery exhibit features Kansas photographer’s work

2023-01-24T12:36:21-06:00

Photograph by Adam Finkelston Jan. 20, 2023–The Potter Art Gallery at Missouri Western State University will host “Passages,” an exhibition of photographs by Adam Finkelston, from Jan. 25 to Feb. 28. There will be an opening reception with the artist from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the gallery inside Potter [...]

Potter Art Gallery exhibit features Kansas photographer’s work2023-01-24T12:36:21-06:00
Nov 11, 2022

Psi Chi inducts five

2022-11-30T15:33:27-06:00

Students Artemii Udovenko, Foster Scheerer, Jordan Klaassen, Stephanie Turner and Star Violett (l-r) were inducted into Psi Chi in November 2022. Nov. 30, 2022--Five Missouri Western State University students were recently inducted into Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology. Psi Chi is open to psychology majors or minors in the top [...]

Psi Chi inducts five2022-11-30T15:33:27-06:00
Nov 11, 2022

Biology professor edits international newsletter, student’s photo featured on cover

2022-11-02T16:12:28-05:00

Nov. 2, 2022--The latest issue of an international newsletter marks the first for a Missouri Western biology professor as editor-in-chief, and includes a cover photo by a Missouri Western student.  Dr. Tilo Roy, associate professor of biology, took over earlier this year as editor-in-chief of “The Vasculum,” the Society of Herbarium Curators' biannual newsletter. “In [...]

Biology professor edits international newsletter, student’s photo featured on cover2022-11-02T16:12:28-05:00
Oct 10, 2022

Exercise is Medicine on Campus encourages physical activity by students, faculty, staff

2022-10-24T13:22:04-05:00

Oct. 24, 2022--October is Exercise is Medicine On Campus Month at Missouri Western State University. Exercise is Medicine on Campus (EIMOC) is a worldwide initiative to promote exercise and overall wellness on college campuses. Missouri Western launched EIMOC on campus this fall, becoming just the fourth college in Missouri to participate. Dr. [...]

Exercise is Medicine on Campus encourages physical activity by students, faculty, staff2022-10-24T13:22:04-05:00
May 05, 2022

Missouri Western honored for commitment to first-generation college student success

2022-07-07T14:31:43-05:00

May 18, 2022–Missouri Western State University was named a member of the 2022-23 First-gen Forward cohort by the Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation. The First-gen Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education who have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences [...]

Missouri Western honored for commitment to first-generation college student success2022-07-07T14:31:43-05:00
Apr 04, 2022

Missouri Western honors faculty and staff

2022-04-28T13:05:46-05:00

April 28, 2022--Missouri Western State University presented awards to nine individuals and honored 15 retirees with more than 300 years of combined service during the annual Faculty and Staff Awards and Retiree Reception on April 21. Awards presented include: Outstanding Academic Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Jackson, associate professor, Communication Missouri Western State University [...]

Missouri Western honors faculty and staff2022-04-28T13:05:46-05:00
Mar 03, 2022

Missouri Western Announces Summer, Fall 2021 Graduates

2022-03-23T12:12:10-05:00

St. Joseph, Mo. —March 22, 2022—Missouri Western State University conferred a total of 371 undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates during the Summer and Fall semesters, 2021. Graduates came from 19 states and three foreign countries. Arizona Scottsdale: Travon D. Harris, Bachelor of Science in Recreation Sport Management, Sport Management California Sacramento: Terrance March, Bachelor [...]

Missouri Western Announces Summer, Fall 2021 Graduates2022-03-23T12:12:10-05:00
Mar 03, 2022

High School Writing Day March 4

2022-03-03T16:52:02-06:00

March 3, 2022--More than 150 high school students will be on the campus of Missouri Western State University on Friday, March 4 for High School Writing Day, co-hosted by the Prairie Lands Writing Project and the Department of Communication. Students will learn new writing techniques and draw inspiration from workshops conducted by Missouri Western faculty [...]

High School Writing Day March 42022-03-03T16:52:02-06:00
Oct 10, 2021

Max the Vax vaccine incentive program ends

2021-10-19T09:34:57-05:00

Oct. 19, 2021--Missouri Western State University’s Max the Vax COVID-19 vaccine incentive program has ended with drawings to award a $5,000 cash prize to one student and one employee. The student grand prize winner was Alicia Castaneda, a junior elementary education major from St. Joseph, while the employee winner was [...]

Max the Vax vaccine incentive program ends2021-10-19T09:34:57-05:00
Oct 10, 2021

Tournament of Champions returns to Spratt Stadium Oct. 12

2021-10-11T16:37:19-05:00

Oct. 11, 2021--After a one-year hiatus in 2020 due to COVID-19, Missouri Western State University’s Golden Griffon Marching Band will host its annual Tournament of Champions marching competition on Tuesday, Oct. 12.  Twenty area high schools will compete on Craig Field at Spratt Memorial Stadium beginning at 1 p.m. The Golden Griffon Marching Band will [...]

Tournament of Champions returns to Spratt Stadium Oct. 122021-10-11T16:37:19-05:00