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Mental health becomes a growing concern on campus

According to Mental Health America (MHA), a nonprofit organization that assists in highlighting all aspects of mental illnesses, the state of Missouri lies in the upper half of prevalence of mental health in the United States. While the 2018 fall semester has given Missouri Western a historic increase in freshmen enrollment, it has also seen a surge in the number... Read More

Flu season is fast approaching. Are you ready?

“I really can’t stay, but baby, it’s cold outside,” Dean Martin’s famous holiday song implies the changing of seasons at Missouri Western State University. Bundling up to stay warm on your way to class, making sure your hot chocolate isn’t too hot and planning winter break should be the least of students’ worries because holiday cheer isn’t the only thing... Read More

Mapley to retire after Fall semester

Western’s Institute Dean and Executive Director, Dr. Gordon Mapley, has given Western time to prepare for its next transition in leadership as he plans to fully retire as Dean and Executive Director at the end of this calendar year, Dec. 31.   Dean Mapley has been a student, a faculty member and an administrator for over 23 years before coming... Read More

2018 Commuter Appreciation Week

Free food and events were hosted on Oct. 22-26 for off-campus students through MWSU’s second annual commuter appreciation week. The Nontraditional and Commuter Student Center threw this year’s commuter appreciation week to remember the students who have to make an extra effort to attend classes and be involved in campus life. To do this, they had different events Monday through... Read More

Craig School of business partners with Auntie Anne’s

The Craig school of business is partnering with one of America’s most well known pastry cooperation’s to give students the opportunity to create and operate business plan The Center for Franchise Development in the Steven L. Craig School of Business and Technology at Missouri Western  has partnered with Auntie Anne’s pretzel to bring a student the achievement of a lifetime, the... Read More