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Historical book signing held in Blum

Historical book signing held in Blum

November 7, 2012 Comments

Nathaniel Conant

[caption id="attachment_13716" align="alignleft" width="200"] The cover of “St.Joseph Anthology: Little Known Stories of Our Town,” edited by Western’s Dr. John Tapla.[/caption] Missouri Western will be hosting the signing of the book “St. Joseph Anthology: Little Known Stories of our Town” on Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Blum Union bookstore. The book includes 24 stories about […]

Alumna, employee passes away

October 17, 2012 Comments

Lauren Dillon

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The man who would become an energy entrepreneur

The man who would become an energy entrepreneur

October 2, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

[caption id="attachment_12319" align="alignnone" width="300"] The fall 2012 convocation speaker T. Boone Pickens[/caption] Giving back is what T. Boone Pickens, energy entrepreneur, is all about. As a child having gone through the depression he learned the value of a dollar early on from his grandmother and aunt.  These lessons would serve him well throughout his life. […]

The Western District Court of Appeals visits MWSU

The Western District Court of Appeals visits MWSU

October 1, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

[caption id="attachment_12383" align="alignleft" width="200"] Gary Witt, the newest member of the Western District Judges. Witt also served in the Missouri House of Representatives.[/caption] The Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District will sit at Missouri Western on Wednesday, Oct. 10, to hear four cases including personal injury, child pornography and murder. The three-judge panel will begin […]

Online courses on the rise at Missouri Western

September 26, 2012 Comments

Nathaniel Conant

Along with technology, online courses have grown exponentially over the last five years here at Missouri Western. In the fall of 2008, only 30 online courses were offered; now there are 200 accredited courses. A major reason that number has jumped so drastically at Western is because of Dean of Western Institute Dr. Gordon Mapley […]