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Librarian remembered, known for kind deeds

April 9, 2014 Comments

Taylor Enyeart

The Missouri Western family received some unfortunate news on Tuesday, March 25. As staff opened their email, they read that Western employee Frederick (Rick) Dyson, 56, had passed away that morning. Dyson worked as an information services librarian at Western since January 2005. Julia Schneider, library director, had worked with Dyson for over nine years. […]

Graduation changes

April 9, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

Commencement will look a lot different this May, as Missouri Western aims to develop a new tradition. Graduation will now take place in the Spratt Memorial football stadium for one large ceremony, instead of the traditional two, separate ceremonies formerly held in the Looney Complex. According to Jennifer McDonald, executive administration associate, this new commencement […]

Griffon GPS launches

April 9, 2014 Comments

Taylor Enyeart

A GPS is a popular tool for travelers in America – people like to know where they are going, how long it will take to get there and any problems they may run into along the way. Missouri Western has now provided a navigation tool for students to use as they travel down the road […]

Tuition increase?

April 4, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

By: Noah Green Missouri Western’s Board of Governors on Thursday outlined a plan to either freeze — or raise — undergraduate tuition next year, depending on the budget adopted by the Missouri General Assembly. In order to keep tuition rates the same as the current year, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget proposal, which would increase […]

Biographer to speak at Convocation

March 19, 2014 Comments

Ashley Linder

Historian and Walter Cronkite biographer Douglas Brinkley has been announced as the speaker for the 21st R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues. Brinkley will be speaking Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 10 a.m. at Missouri Western’s Looney Sports Complex. Brinkley will be speaking on what would have been Walter Cronkite’s 98th birthday. Western’s President Robert […]

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