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Cronk: “Gas stations of the future”

Western is now the proud location of eight top-of-the-line electric car chargers, thanks to the perfect combination of hard work and sheer luck. Funding for the charging stations began as a micro-grant provided to Western by KCPL. Brian Cronk, chair of the psychology department and electric car owner, proposed the original micro-grant to KCPL in Aug. 2014. “ would... Read More

Western’s car charging stations are go

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 ended up writing the grant... Read More

Bachelors of General Studies may be headed to Western this coming fall

This fall students may have a chance to major in a degree they never thought possible. This degree is like any other said Cindy Heider, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. She said the real strengths of this program are that it recruits back individuals who might have left the university for some reason. “We believe there... Read More