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Gleason Named Associate Dean of School of Nursing and Health Professions

Dr. Robyn Gleason has been named the Associate Dean for the School of Nursing and Health Professions at Missouri Western. Gleason has an extensive history in both the practice of nursing and health professions as well as teaching. She earned her associate’s degree in nursing from Regent’s College; bachelor’s of science in nursing at Florida Southern College; master’s of science... Read More

Big changes for the FAFSA

The time to get the Free Application for Federal Student Aid completed is now Oct. 1 – Feb. 1. Though FAFSA can now be completed anytime before February, it is advised that students fill it out as quickly as possible. This change is to better help first-year college students when they are choosing possible institutions by allowing them to know how much financial... Read More

Western to receive $800k more from state; increase won’t prevent salary erosion

The Missouri General Assembly has voted to approve a state budget for the 2017 fiscal year, which will provide a 4 percent increase to higher education funding. There is concern, however, that the $873,000 in additional funding will not be enough to offset inflation for personnel salaries. Historically, when state allocations are increased, universities patch any holes in their own... Read More

Western finishes top 10 in MIAA tournament

The Missouri Western Women’s Golf team finished fourth in the MIAA Championships. The Griffons had all five girls finish in the top 35 of the tournament. Freshman Shi Qing Ong finished tied for eighth in the tournament, shooting a 238. Ong’s best round was her final round, when she finished with a 73. Her score was the best of any... Read More