Monthly Archives: November 2019

Nov 11, 2019

From the Executive Director


Dear Friends, I joined the Missouri Western Foundation staff this past September, and I am so happy to be here! I have enjoyed meeting University employees, alumni and community members, and most importantly, our donors. I appreciate the warm welcome I have received, and if I have not met you yet, please reach out to [...]

From the Executive Director2019-11-20T15:05:45+00:00
Nov 11, 2019

Calendar of Events


December 5 Light Up Western 6-8 p.m. Fulkerson Center December 13 International & Multicultural Graduation Ceremony 3 p.m.Blum 222-223 December 14 Commencement 11 a.m. MWSU Fieldhouse December 16, 31, Jan. 4 & 6 Home Basketball Games Looney Arena Dec. 23-Jan. 1 Winter Break Campus Closed January 13 Spring Semester Begins February 13 MWSU Jazz [...]

Calendar of Events2019-11-20T15:49:44+00:00
Nov 11, 2019

Scholarships Transform Lives: Kimberly Chilton ’17


Kimberly Chilton ’17 can attest to the transformative power of a college education. The Stewartsville, Missouri native spent 10 years working on her nursing degree, even though it meant some very lean years for her and her family. But now, between her job at the Cameron Regional Medical Center and her husband’s recent promotion, the [...]

Scholarships Transform Lives: Kimberly Chilton ’172019-11-15T16:32:49+00:00
Nov 11, 2019

Missouri Western Designated Purple Heart University


Missouri Western accepted designation as a Purple Heart University by the Military Order of the Purple Heart at a public ceremony in November. The Purple Heart University designation recognizes Missouri Western’s commitment to supporting military veterans, especially those wounded or killed in the line of duty, and their families. The Purple Heart Medal is awarded to members [...]

Missouri Western Designated Purple Heart University2019-11-15T16:31:42+00:00
Nov 11, 2019

University Announces New Scholarship Program and Gold Fridays


Griffon Guarantee Scholarship In Fall 2020, the University will launch the Griffon Guarantee Scholarship, a new scholarship program for freshmen and transfer students that automatically renews and increases in value each year if students maintain a set grade point average. The Griffon Guarantee Scholarship differs from previous Missouri Western programs and from scholarships at other [...]

University Announces New Scholarship Program and Gold Fridays2019-11-15T16:30:26+00:00
Nov 11, 2019

University Receives $1 Million Grant for Potter Hall


The Sunderland Foundation in Overland Park, Kansas has given Missouri Western a grant of $1 million for the construction of the Drew H. Brown Arts Annex for Potter Hall, home of the arts programs. The Drew H. Brown Arts Annex will house the Department of Art’s sculpture and ceramics programs. Some of the space vacated [...]

University Receives $1 Million Grant for Potter Hall2019-11-15T16:30:53+00:00
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