Western League Newsletter

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 gogriffons.com 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
Sep 09, 2019

Coming Events – Please Join Us!


OCTOBER 18-20, 24-26 “Crazy for You” Potter Hall Theater mwsutix.com OCTOBER 18 & NOVEMBER 8 Music Department-wide Recital Noon Potter Hall Theater OCTOBER 23 & NOVEMBER 19 International Center’s Tea and Talk Noon, Blum 210 OCTOBER 29 International Cooking Class 4 p.m., Commons Building (By Residence Halls) NOVEMBER 3 Opera Workshop Concert 7:30 p.m. Potter [...]

Coming Events – Please Join Us!2019-09-11T20:25:28+00:00
Sep 09, 2019

CFE Celebrates 5!


The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Craig School of Business and Technology celebrated its fifth anniversary this year. Since it opened, the Center has worked with more than 580 entrepreneurs, created 242 new jobs, retained 125 jobs and made an economic impact of more than $25 million. “I am so grateful that the Craig School [...]

CFE Celebrates 5!2019-09-11T20:15:41+00:00
Sep 09, 2019

University Offers Accelerated Cybersecurity Degree


Students have an opportunity to earn a master’s degree in cybersecurity in five years, thanks to an accelerated program in the Department of Computer Science, Math and Physics. Those working on a bachelor’s degree in computer science or applied computer technology may take up to 12 graduate credit hours in cybersecurity courses during their senior [...]

University Offers Accelerated Cybersecurity Degree2019-09-11T20:14:31+00:00
Sep 09, 2019

MSN/MBA New this Fall


A master’s program that combines nursing and business for nurses who want advance their healthcare careers  began this fall. A joint Master of Science in Nursing in Health Care Leadership/Master of Business Administration degree can be earned with 47 credit hours – 26 nursing credits and 21 business credits. The MSN courses will be offered [...]

MSN/MBA New this Fall2019-09-11T20:13:38+00:00
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