Category: Features

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…

New international student director shares her own experiences

[caption id="attachment_13401" align="alignnone" width="280"] Amy Kotwani, Missouri Western’s new international student director.[/caption] Coming to a new school or community always has its ups and downs. When you are an international student, fitting in and getting use to another country can be even more difficult.Amy Kotwani, Missouri Western’s new international student director understands that and it…

A film and filmaker are made

[caption id="attachment_12692" align="alignnone" width="300"] Student Kiefer Helsel (left) and Andy Tyhurst (middle) rehearse a scene from Josh Cominellis’ short film “Skip Distance” as cinematographer and instructor Jason Cantu (on right) controls the camera.[/caption] Missouri Western theater and cinema student Josh Comninellis has turned what began as a scriptwriting class assignment in the spring of 2011…