Archive for Institutional

Alumna appointed President of Federal Reserve

September 26, 2011 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Move over Ivy League. The vines that once wrapped around prominent schools such as Harvard and Yale have journeyed to small town St. Joseph, Mo., placing Missouri Western State University in a prestigious position. Esther George, an alumna of Western’s class of 1980, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for the Federal Reserve in […]

Chocolate factory adds St. Joseph to lineup

September 22, 2011 Comments

Jerrod Huber

A sweet choice with healthy options in one stop is sure to please both students and the St. Joseph community. Students in the Steven L. Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University and their partnership with Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. will be opening a new store in St. Joseph. They are leasing […]

Constitution Day discusses free speech and politics

September 20, 2011 Comments

Charlene Divino

  “Think your congress is the best money can buy now?” Assistant professor Dr. Jonathan Euchner said.  “Well you ain’t seen nothing yet.” Western marked the observance of Constitution Day by holding a panel discussion between two of Western’s own political scientists, professor of political science David Steiniche and Assistant Professor of Political Science Jonathan […]

Griffon Hall brings new life to campus

August 23, 2011 Comments

Eboni Lacey

Before students plan on renewing their leases for off-campus apartments for the Fall semester, they may want to reconsider living on campus, as Griffon Hall, the new dormitory for students 21 and up, will provide everything that an apartment can.             Griffon Hall Residence Director Danny Thompson feels that Griffon Hall is almost better than […]

Faculty, staff briefed on budget situation

August 22, 2011 Comments

Ellis Cross

Missouri Western State University President Robert Vartabedian rallied staff and faculty on Monday morning, Aug. 22, in Fulkerson Center in preparation for the fall semester. The meeting was light-hearted and entertaining at times, even with the main topic being the financial challenges that face Western in the near future. “Missouri Western is made up of […]