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Families celebrate centennial

This year marks the 100th year that Missouri Western has been a school, and to honor that, Saturday, Sept. 26, was celebrated as Founders’ and Family Day. Family weekend has always been about parents coming to see their kids and enjoying what the campus has planned for them. This year family weekend was a bit more special than usual. Family... Read More

Glenn E. Marion Clock Tower rededicated

The Glenn E. Marion Clock Tower was rededicated Monday evening as part of the Western centennial celebration. Golden accents were added to the tower along with twelve golden pillars and a new golden plating for each of the clocks four faces, in commemoration of the one hundred years of Missouri Western history. In addition to the renovations to the clock tower,... Read More

Alumni Art Exhibit

Missouri Western turns 100 this year and students and faculty have been putting a lot of effort into celebrating Western’s birthday. So has the art department; photography professor Rebecca Foley got 35 art alumni on board to organize an art exhibit – the department’s way of taking part in the centennial festivities. “Everyone makes an effort to celebrate the centennial.... Read More

Western receives $10 million donation

At the Centennial Kickoff on Saturday, Jan. 10, it was announced that a $10 million donation had been made to the university. The donation was made by an alumnus who lives in St. Joseph and wishes to remain anonymous. Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of the MWSU Foundation Jerry Pickman announced the donation to a cheering crowd... Read More