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Capital Campaign kicks off the centennial

Capital Campaign kicks off the centennial

January 29, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

On Saturday, Jan. 17, Missouri Western kicked off the centennial with several major announcements and a live music and light show. In the Potter Hall Theater an audience of faculty, students, staff and alumni were told of a $20 million fundraising campaign – the largest that Western has ever pursued – were treated to a […]

Gov. Nixon proposes 1.2 percent increase in appropriation for Western

January 29, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

Gov. Jay Nixon has proposed $270,000 to be given to Missouri Western. This is a 1.2 percent increase over last year’s funding. In his Jan. 21 State of the State Address, Nixon proposed an additional $25 million for colleges and universities. He explained that the money is to be distributed based on how well individual […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Week: Giving Back to the Community

Martin Luther King Jr. Week: Giving Back to the Community

January 29, 2015 Comments

Cassandra Daldrup

Missouri Western continued to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day all last week, starting off on Tuesday, Jan. 20, with a group of 13 volunteers helping out with Habitat for Humanity. In charge of this event, as well as the rest of Martin Luther King Jr. Week, is Multicultural Educational Coordinator Latoya Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick mentioned […]

Ludacris to headline Spring Concert

Ludacris to headline Spring Concert

January 23, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Three-time Grammy-winning rap artist Ludacris will be this year’s guest at Missouri Western’s Spring Concert. The Western Activities Council made the announcement Friday, Jan. 23, at Western’s Centennial Ball. The announcement was met with a round of ecstatic applause from the audience. Individual responses centered around anticipation and excitement. “I feel really excited. Im glad we got […]

Missouri Western receives record-breaking $10 million donation

Missouri Western receives record-breaking $10 million donation

January 17, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

On Saturday, Jan. 17, Western announced that three major gifts, including a $10 million donation by an anonymous alumnus, have been given to the university for its centennial. The announcement was made at the Centennial Kickoff, in front of a large group of faculty, staff, students and alumni. After a banquette in the Remington atrium, […]

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