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Gleason Named Associate Dean of School of Nursing and Health Professions

Dr. Robyn Gleason has been named the Associate Dean for the School of Nursing and Health Professions at Missouri Western. Gleason has an extensive history in both the practice of nursing and health professions as well as teaching. She earned her associate’s degree in nursing from Regent’s College; bachelor’s of science in nursing at Florida Southern College; master’s of science... Read More

New policy allows students to change preferred name

Starting this spring, a Missouri Western revised a policy in order to allow students to switch to their preferred first name on several university records, joining 159 other colleges and universities in adopting this policy. This change is designed to help the school be more inclusive to all students in order to make them feel more comfortable and to improve their... Read More

New Spaces for New Mothers: Western installs lactation rooms

In Missouri, new mothers are protected under law to be able to breastfeed their child(ren) in public spaces with discretion, but despite legal protection, it can often be difficult or embarrassing for new mother to feed their children while attending classes. Missouri Western has recently designated a series of lactation rooms throughout campus to make new parents more comfortable while... Read More

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 Debate Duo Ranked No. 1 in Missouri

Seniors Mike Smith and Chris Miles are now ranked as the number one debate duo in the state of Missouri, and according to the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE) the pair currently rank 16th nationally. After several years of working together as a team, Chris Miles feels that the national recognition from previous tournaments they have received has set... Read More