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Scanlon Hall fire

December 3, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

A small grease fire in Scanlon Hall caused an evacuation of all Scanlon residents on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Jacob Teasley, second year resident assistant in Scanlon Hall, was involved with the event. “There was a grease fire in the kitchen of the first floor guys’ wing,” Teasley said. “The students put water on it to […]

Weddle named director of development

December 3, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

Kim Weddle is currently Missouri Western’s executive administrative assistant to the president. However, as of Jan. 5, her duties will be drastically changed, as she has been named director of development for Western. “When we began our search to fill this position, we described our ideal candidate as one with fundraising experience, a passion for […]

Board moves forward, approves Spratt Stadium project bonds

December 3, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

On Friday, Nov. 21, the Board of Governors at Missouri Western voted to approve and proceed with the $5.5 million auxiliary system revenue bond issue to pay for improvements and renovations to Spratt Memorial Stadium. Final terms of the bond issue will be approved at a later date by the Board, but the resolution allows […]

Inaugural Golden Griffon Invitational a big success, could bring more students

December 3, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

Missouri Western’s Speech and Debate program’s success over the fall semester has shown that the university is competitive in the argumentative arts.  Now, the program is seeking to use this success to help bring more students to the campus. On Friday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Nov. 15, Western hosted a Speech and Debate tournament for […]

Physical Plant gets new director

December 3, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

After years of serving as the director of Missouri Western’s Physical Plant, Lonnie Johnson is retiring this semester.  Taking his place is the newly named director, Jerry Gentry. According to a press release posted on Western’s website on Nov. 10, Gentry started his duties on Dec. 2 and is in charge of “the development and implementation […]

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