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Western teaches about safe spaces

On April 4, the Center for Multicultural Events held Safe Space Training, an educational program designed to educate the Missouri Western community in order to establish a safe, more civil society for individuals of all sexual orientations. Multicultural Education Director Latoya Fitzpatrick said the CME holds the training on an annual basis to allow better understanding of different students. “Our... Read More

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

March is Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. In honor of Women’s History Month, Missouri Western is hosting a series of events each day throughout the month to recognize women and their success. On March 7, the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) played a film on health care and... Read More

Recap of Black History Month

Black History Month was celebrated and sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education department at Missouri Western. The CME held events throughout the month of February which included students of all races coming together to celebrate African-American history. CME Program Assistant Alexis Williams has been a part of the organization for many years. She believes that each event held in February went well... Read More

Finding the Faith Gives Students Sense of Community

With the promise of free ice cream, the Center for Multicultural Education delivered information on faith to all those curious on Monday, Sept. 12. Finding the Faith is an annual Missouri Western event that brings communities together to expose students to religion and help them find a sense of support during any rough transitions to college life. The Center for... Read More

The Drive Behind Dianah

Not many people could handle only seeing their parents twice a year and working as often as possible to afford to live, but for Dianah Hidzir this is her life. Hidzir, a public relations major here at Western and international student from Malaysia. She has been a program assistant at the Center for Multicultural Education for two years, and has... Read More