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Western establishes school of nursing and health professions

Tuesday, Feb. 9, Missouri Western State University Board of Governors approved the establishment of a new School of Nursing and Health Professions.   The School of Nursing and Health Professions will be housed within the College of Professional Studies and will be led by an associate dean. The new school will include Western’s undergraduate and master’s degree programs in nursing,... Read More

The boat and the sailor: Relationship between Western, St. Joseph crucial to success

Nothing is more detrimental to the growth of a university than the town it’s located in. The importance of the relationship between Missouri Western and St. Joseph is what Dr. Mark Laney spoke about at this year’s Eggs & Issues. Laney is the president and CEO of Mosaic Life Care and has held the position since 2009. Himself and his... Read More

Missouri Western receives record-breaking $10 million donation

On Saturday, Jan. 17, Western announced that three major gifts, including a $10 million donation by an anonymous alumnus, have been given to the university for its centennial. The announcement was made at the Centennial Kickoff, in front of a large group of faculty, staff, students and alumni. After a banquette in the Remington atrium, the guests were taken to... Read More

White Coat ceremony held for nursing students

A crowd of family and friends watched on as the 50 members of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing class of 2016 were called on stage to be cloaked in white lab coats. The students received this honor in Kemper Recital Hall on Oct. 9. For many years, White Coat ceremonies have been held in order to recognize classes of doctors and... Read More