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Women of the Future established at Missouri Western

April 14, 2015 Comments

Sydnie Holzfaster

Women of the Future (WTF) looks to create an eye-catching campaign to promote women’s equality at Missouri Western. WTF originator Madeline Marx is eager to get students’ support of a strong communal support system for the women of Western. “As a women’s equality and advocacy group, we are trying to establish a presence on our […]

Speaker informs students about animals shaping landscapes

April 12, 2015 Comments

Junna Resuma

A visiting professor from many miles away came to speak with Western students regarding “Animals as Agents of Geomorphic Change in a Period of Changing Environments.” Dr. David Butler, author of “Zoogeomorphology: Animals as Geomorphic Agents,” and physical geographer professor at Texas State University was invited by professor Dr. Dawn Drake at Western along with a […]

Ludacris, Vine entertain at Civic Arena

April 12, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

Rap artist Ludacris performed at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph with Bryce Vine at the 2015 WAC Spring Concert on Saturday, April 11. Ludacris is a three-time grammy-winning artist who released his latest album “Ludaversal” last month and was on the dais for “The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber” on March 30.  He also […]

Drivers’ Education

April 2, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Western Institute and the St. Joseph School District will no longer be offering a summer drivers’ education program because of a Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education policy. The MDESE policy states, “…a fee may not be charged for a state-approved summer school program…” MDESE Communications Coordinator Sarah Potter explains that this policy has […]

Board approves tuition, rates increase

April 1, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

Tuition and fees, room rates and board costs will see a slight increase for the 2015-2016 school year. Western’s Board of Governors met on Tuesday, March 31, in order to set rates for this coming year.  Vice President for Financial Planning and Administration Dr. Cale Fessler recommended a modest increase in tuition, fees and rates, […]

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