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What’s in a Name?

Due to budget cuts to higher education, many universities may now find it difficult to continue expanding campus structure and programs. To combat the decreased amount of state allocations, Western will kick-off the ‘What’s in a Name?’ campaign this month. The goal of the new campaign is to inform the community of university naming opportunities and raise external funds. Vice... Read More

Western’s Board of Governors kicks off the year with big renovations

Western’s Board of Governors hit the ground running with their first meeting of the 2016-2017 academic year, Thursday, Aug. 25 at 1:30 p.m. in Blum 220. Vice President of Student Services, Shana Meyer gave a brief update on campus renovations. Including the remodel of the Center for Student Involvement and International Student Services offices, as well as renovations to Potter... Read More

ISS Hosts Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament

If competitors at Saturday’s ping pong tournament were looking for soft serves, then they should have gone to Dairy Queen. From experienced players to national champions, the matches were intense. On Saturday, April 2, International Student Services partnered with Recreational Services, the Missouri Western Foundation and the Division of Student Affairs to host the Third Annual Dr. Krikor Partamian Ping... Read More

Phase four of Cronkite Exhibit to be ‘Out of this World’

As a wise man once said, “The profession of journalism ought to be about telling people what they need to know—not what they want to know.” This man was the most trusted man in America. This man was Walter Cronkite Western is home to a museum that pays tribute to Walter Cronkite’s life-long accomplishments. The museum holds various displays, including a replica... Read More

McCaskill talks student debt at MWSU

Sen. Claire McCaskill visited Missouri Western to talk about student loan debt on Tuesday, March 22. As part of her College Affordability Tour, McCaskill held a roundtable discussion with Missouri Western students, administrators and others from the St. Joseph community to talk about changes to help make college more affordable for students. “There is a lot of things that are... Read More