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Koenig helps with Presidential search

September 18, 2007 Comments

Margaret Slayton

Missouri Western’s Board of Governors has hired the firm of R. H. Perry & Associates to aid in the search for the university’s next president.   Dr. Allen Koenig, senior consulant for R. H. Perry & Associates, has led over 150 presidential searches and was the president of two universities. Koenig met with staff, students, […]

Idol Contestants to perform for Make-A-Wish

September 18, 2007 Comments

Max Wyeth

Four former America Idol contestants will be performing on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in St. Joseph, MO to benefit The Make-A-Wish Foundation. The show, which will be held at The Missouri Theater will feature Kimberly Caldwell, Mikalah Gordon, Brandon Rogers and Justin Guarini, who appeared throughout the various seasons on the hit Fox program […]

Justice Program awarded funding grant

September 18, 2007 Comments

Ryan Heldenbrand

The Office of Justice program and the Bureau of Justice Assistance have recently awarded a grant to fund the enhancement and training of law enforcement to Missouri Western State University and the Missouri Regional Community Policing Institute in the amount of $714,010.  The Missouri-Regional Community Policing Institute or MO-RCPI, was established in 1997. It is […]

Students prepare for Outdoor Semester 2007

September 18, 2007 Comments

Ryan Bradley

In Walden, Thoreau wrote, “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” The Outdoor Semester Program, first established in […]

Tekes run for Alzheimer’s Disease

September 18, 2007 Comments

Rikki Cason

Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity put aside their differences this weekend, to help raise money with their rival school, at the 9th annual “Running Past the Rivalry” Football run. This event is held annually to raise money for the Ronald Reagan Research Institute for Alzheimer’s Disease.  “We look forward to this event every year,” Western’s TKE […]