Category: Institutional

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…

Controversial student worker flyers posted

Unapproved posters desiring student workers to unite were hung anonymously around campus last Thursday, September 13. Outlining student worker grievances, the posters have yet to be claimed. [caption id="attachment_11834" align="alignleft" width="234"] One of two posters that have been seen around campus regarding the workers free-zone.[/caption] “Let me clarify, we are not sure how that approval…

Campus gains new desks and tables, expenses totaling to $100,000

[caption id="attachment_11481" align="alignleft" width="240"] The new desks (above right) which are wider and more flexible then the old desks (above left) are in place in a classroom in Looney complex. Looney, Popplewell and Wilson all received new desks and tables as many were again and outdated.[/caption] In March of this year, the SGA voted to…

At Missouri Western’s first Board of Governors meeting, both triumph and opportunity were among the things the board looked for as they began going through Western’s numerous departments and awaited updates from department leaders. One of the highlighted triumphs came from residential life as the department was able to establish Greek housing within Juda Hall,…