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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

Two countries -Two cultures – One love

    There has been an event recently held on campus where three different intercultural couple gathered in front of an audience. They were asked a series of questions about their different cultures and how it affected their relationship. The first couple, Déir Montiel Dominguez and Yeseul Hwang, were raised over 7,000 miles apart and come from different cultural backgrounds.... Read More

International Lecture Series

The International Student Services office is organizing a lecture series that features a variety of countries, presented by respective international students. The first two lectures are about Honduras and Turkmenistan: Tuesday, Oct. 7 and Tuesday, Oct. 14. ISS’s Director Amy Kotwani and her team organize this series every year. “This series has been going on for, I guess, four or five years.... Read More

Western celebrates Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, international diversity

Every year when the moon is at its brightest in the fall sky, Chinese people across the world celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Last Friday, Missouri Western joined them in their festivities. This festival, which is traditionally celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month, is considered the Chinese version of Thanksgiving.  Traditional Chinese families celebrate the holiday with... Read More