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Librarian remembered, known for kind deeds

The Missouri Western family received some unfortunate news on Tuesday, March 25. As staff opened their email, they read that Western employee Frederick (Rick) Dyson, 56, had passed away that morning. Dyson worked as an information services librarian at Western since January 2005. Julia Schneider, library director, had worked with Dyson for over nine years. Schneider said that he really... Read More

Shots fired during sorority fundraiser

A charity fundraiser went awry four months ago for a Missouri Western organization, and they are still experiencing the ramifications. The Sigma Nu chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority has been suspended for six months by both the national chapter and Missouri Western after an event involving gunfire and damage to a historic painting in St. Joseph. According to the... Read More

Armstrong adjusts to new role as university advancement VP

Missouri Western welcomes Mike Armstrong to the Griffon family as he takes over the associate vice president of university advancement position. Armstrong started at Western on Jan. 7 of this year. He was previously a major gift officer at the University of Central Missouri, where he initiated more than 30 new scholarships and endowed funds. Vice President for University Advancement... Read More