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Transfer students find home at Missouri Western

November 7, 2007 Comments

Margaret Slayton

There has been a steady number of transfer students choosing to attend Western in the last decade. Western has had an average of 332.8 transfer students every fall semester since 1997. In the fall of 2007, there were 312 transfer students. Western puts its main focus on articulation agreements and scholarships in order to make […]

Western ready to start graduate progams next fall: Master Programs

October 23, 2007 Comments

Emily Gummelt

Starting next fall, students will be presented with the opportunity to enroll in two new and unique graduate programs which could provide them with some real-life experience in their chosen career areas. Western students have never had an opportunity quite like this in the past. Western will be offering the Master of Applied Science (MAS) […]

Western ready to start graduate progams next fall: New Fall Programs

October 23, 2007 Comments

Ellis Cross

It has almost been a year since the Office of Graduate Studies began to offer master’s degree programs. Four graduate programs have been started so far with the promise of registration Nov. 5 for two new masters programs. The Associate Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Jeanne Daffron has been wearing two hats and […]

Western receives large donation from the Remingtons

October 16, 2007 Comments

Rikki Cason

“Oh happy day,” Western President, James Scanlon began his speech at the Oct. 10 press conference. “This is a special day for Missouri Western.” Scanlon had the opportunity to announce Western’s largest private donation of $5 million by Wes and Patsy Remington. “The contributions from Patsy and Wes are the largest private contribution ever made […]

New Initiative brings opportunities for Western students

October 16, 2007 Comments

Rikki Cason

During a press conference on Oct. 10, Western President, James Scanlon, and Vice President of University Advancement, Dan Nicoson, announced plans for the “Beyond Excellence” Initiative. “As a new American Regional University,” Scanlon said. “Western’s mission charges everyone with dual responsibility, providing quality education to students and fostering the development of our region, economically, socially […]