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Blog your way to the top: students find success through social media

In today’s marketplace, college students need to realize that degrees are no longer enough. They also need a brand. New York Times best-selling author and business marketing guru, Jon Acuff, agrees. “You’ve got to differentiate yourself,” Acuff said. “A degree is now the starting line, not the finish line.” One very important way that students can begin to set themselves... Read More

Jeremy Todd Wins Addy award

Stiff competition cannot match the creativity found at Western. The American Advertising Federation holds a student ADDY Awards competition every year. The ADDY Awards Competition is a national awards program that is designed for college students. Student works are judged locally and can move up through regional and national judging. Jeremy Todd, a Missouri Western Senior Graphic Design Major, recently... Read More

Student Opinion: Taking the Tobacco Policy to the President

At their October 16, 2012, meeting, the Governance Advisory Council recommended a new policy banning the use of tobacco products on the campus of Missouri Western State University. I signed the policy October 23, 2012. The new policy is below. The target date for implementation of the new policy is July 1, 2013. Missouri Western seeks to maintain a safe... Read More