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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 […]

AIDS activist discusses importance of finding cure

December 3, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) have been around for many years without a probable cure. HIV is a particular virus that weakens the immune system by destroying cells that fight infection–T-cells and CD4 cells. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome occurs when your immune system becomes deficient. According to AIDS.gov, “AIDS is syndrome, rather […]

Patricia Donaher, beloved professor, touched many lives

Patricia Donaher, beloved professor, touched many lives

November 12, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

Dr. Patricia Donaher passed away from her battle with breast cancer on Nov. 4, 2014. Donaher came to Missouri Western College in 1995 as an adjunct instructor after receiving her Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska. Over her career, she taught over 20 English courses at Missouri Western and was awarded the Jesse […]

White Coat ceremony held for nursing students

October 20, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

A crowd of family and friends watched on as the 50 members of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing class of 2016 were called on stage to be cloaked in white lab coats. The students received this honor in Kemper Recital Hall on Oct. 9. For many years, White Coat ceremonies have been held in order to […]

Western hosts Court of Appeals

October 20, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Missouri Western hosted the Missouri Court of Appeals for the seventeenth consecutive year on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The Court of Appeals hosted a three-judge panel, which included Karen King Mitchell, Cindy Martin and Gary Witt. These judges heard arguments for five cases. Western’s Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work sponsored the event. Suzanne […]

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