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Ancient history professor revives medieval times

Missouri Western recently enhanced the history department by adding a new professor to the staff to teach Ancient and Medieval History and Early Modern History. Eventually, Dr. Jay Lemanski will help to expand the upper level history courses by introducing and teaching classes on ancient Rome and ancient Greece. Lemanski is originally from Detroit. He came to Western from his... Read More

Local orchards offer family fun for Halloween

Missouri Western students have a variety of pumpkin patches, hayrides and corn mazes that they can venture out to this Halloween. Local area orchards close to St. Joseph offer a variety of fun activities for Halloween. Family Fun Days are being offered at two of the nearby orchards on Saturday, Oct. 27. Both orchards will conduct a special event for... Read More

Western students create “Hansel and Gretel” virtual storybook

The modern day “Hansel and Gretel” is more than just a fairy tale; it has become a “virtual storybook.” Beginning Nov. 2, 3 and 4, Missouri Western’s arts and theatre department will present “Hansel and Gretel” as a virtual storybook. “Hansel and Gretel,” directed by professors Susan Carter and Eric Fuson, will host three performances at Potter Hall on Friday... Read More