Monthly Archives: March 2019

Mar 03, 2019

MWSU Hires New President


Matthew Wilson, J.D., was named Missouri Western’s next president on March 13. He will succeed Dr. Robert Vartabedian, who will retire on July 1. President-Designate Wilson will be introduced to the campus and community during a formal announcement and press conference at 3 p.m., Monday, March 18, in the Remington Atrium. The announcement is open [...]

MWSU Hires New President2019-03-13T20:47:36+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

University Receives New Ceremonial Mace


The local St. Joseph Woodworkers Guild has created a new ceremonial mace for Missouri Western. The original mace, which was carried in and placed on the stage at Commencement ceremonies, was stolen in May 2018. When University personnel tried to find a replacement, they realized that very few companies made them, so Dr. Robert Vartabedian, [...]

University Receives New Ceremonial Mace2019-03-13T15:36:45+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Biology Signs Agreement with Chiropractic College


Missouri Western students interested in becoming chiropractors can begin their studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic a year earlier, thanks to a recent agreement between Missouri Western and Palmer. Dr. Jason Baker, professor of biology who coordinated the agreement, said Missouri Western students who want to be chiropractors can now earn 90 credit hours in [...]

Biology Signs Agreement with Chiropractic College2019-03-13T15:35:31+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

New Helmets and a Named Court


There were two big news stories that came out of athletics this semester. First, the basketball court in the Looney Complex arena was named the Tom Smith Court to honor Missouri Western’s longtime and winningest head men’s basketball coach. The court was dedicated and officially named at men’s and women’s basketball games Feb. 16. Second, [...]

New Helmets and a Named Court2019-03-13T15:34:09+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Chiefs Coming Back in 2019


Thanks to a recently signed agreement, the Kansas City Chiefs will return to campus for the 10th year of training camp this summer. The Chiefs have held training camp on campus every year since 2010, when the club returned its training camp to Missouri for the first time in 20 years. At that time, the [...]

Chiefs Coming Back in 20192019-03-13T15:32:28+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Entrepreneurship Week March 25-29


The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Craig School of Business & Technology will host the fourth annual Entrepreneurship Week March 25-29. Peter Ueberroth, renowned business executive, will be the guest speaker at the capstone lunch on Friday, March 29. E Week is a series of workshops and events for local business professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs, college [...]

Entrepreneurship Week March 25-292019-03-13T15:26:32+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Coming Events


March 10-22 National Juried Ceramics Exhibition Potter Hall Gallery March 20 Marimba Madness Concert 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall Theater March 21 Brass Ensemble Concert 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall Theater March 25 Engineering Technology Advancement Committee (ETAC) Awards Banquet 5:30 p.m. Spratt Hall Enright Room March 27-April 5 Senior Art Exhibits Potter Hall Gallery Reception 5-7 [...]

Coming Events2019-03-14T19:12:18+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Member Spotlight: Blake Schreck ’78


Blake Schreck ’78 can’t help but feel proud when he drives around Johnson County in Kansas and sees all the new development in the area. For the past 20 years, he has served as the president and economic development director for the Lenexa Chamber of Commerce. Lenexa’s population has grown from a little over 48,000 [...]

Member Spotlight: Blake Schreck ’782019-03-13T20:55:38+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Night at the Ritz 50 Years of Gold


Please join us for the MWSU Ambassador’s annual Night at the Ritz to raise money for scholarships for nontraditional students. This year’s event will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18 in Spratt Memorial Stadium Hall of Fame Room. The fun event will feature heavy hors d’ oeuvres, a silent auction and raffle. Tickets are [...]

Night at the Ritz 50 Years of Gold2019-03-13T15:05:45+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Letter from the Executive Director


Dear Friends, As I write this letter, snow is again in the weather forecast! I’m sure you are all like me and are very ready for spring! I hope the winter hasn’t been too hard on you. Since Dr. Robert Vartabedian is retiring as Missouri Western’s president on June 30, I wanted to take a [...]

Letter from the Executive Director2019-03-13T21:19:21+00:00
Go to Top