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Census shows increase in headcount

October 3, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

The fall 2014 census shows a steady increase over last fall in students enrolled, and relatively no change in credit hours taken. Currently, Western’s headcount is 5,742 undergraduate students, which is a 1.74 percent increase over last fall’s 5,644. While the headcount is slightly up over last year’s, the total number of credit hours that […]

Western develops master plan

October 1, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Missouri Western is developing a master plan to better the campus and is looking for students’ help. Ann Pearce, special assistant to the president, said it is time for a comprehensive master plan since one has not been completed since the campus moved to its current location. “The master plan is really a strategic plan for […]

Family Day 2014

October 1, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

Over six months of planning and $15,000 came to fruition during Missouri Western’s 2014 Family Day. Family day took place on campus last weekend, September 19 and 20, and was organized by Isaiah Collier, assistant dean of student development, and his team. “It was definitely worth it,” Collier said over the weekend. “I am very […]

Western’s car charging stations are go

September 19, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

Missouri Western is set to get a couple of electric car charging stations in the future for students and professors to utilize. KCP&L, the electric utility company, had a micro-grant program for green initiatives, receiving 135 applications. Seventeen were awarded, with Missouri Western receiving the maximum award, $3,000. Dr. Brian Cronk was the professor who […]

Parking not a problem

September 11, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

The 5 percent increase of first-time freshman at Missouri Western may give the impression that parking will be even more difficult for commuting students. However, the numbers show that finding a spot before class should be easier. According to Tyson Schank, Western’s dean of admissions, parking is always a “number one issue” on national student […]

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