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Twenty-five Northwest Missouri State University theater students spent the week of Jan. 15-21 attending the Region 5 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and returned with a batch of honors in the areas of directing, design, acting and stage work.
Northwest Missouri State University theater students this week learned the performance arts of pulling hair, strangling, throwing punches, dragging someone across a floor and even dying from a man who has taught television, film and Broadway actors for nearly a decade.
The Office of the Registrar and the Graduate School at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville have released the names of students who completed requirements for degrees at the conclusion of the 2011 fall trimester.
For the second time in three years, Northwest Missouri State University’s cheerleading squad has been named Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) National Champions.
The team claimed the 2012 national championship at the Walt Disney World Resort Saturday, Jan. 14.
Northwest Missouri State University, which established itself long ago as an innovator in alternative fuels, is now reaping recognition for its recycling and sustainability efforts.
The University recently received a 2011 Annual Recycling Award from the Missouri State Recycling Program for the community recycling project it helped establish with the city of Maryville. Additionally, Northwest was recognized for its participation in the national Recyclemania! competition to promote recycling.
Northwest Missouri State University’s Hudson-Perrin Hall Council has been recognized nationally by the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) for the “Hudson-Perrin's Got Talent” program the council sponsored last November.
The Madraliers choral ensemble is one of three college choirs in Missouri selected to perform for the 74th annual Missouri Music Educators Association Conference Jan. 26 in Osage Beach.
Thirteen Northwest Missouri State University students have a little better idea of what to expect when they leave the college campus and transition into their careers after spending a work day at PlattForm Advertising in Lenexa, Kan.
Northwest Missouri State University, during its winter commencement ceremony today, awarded 345 bachelor's degrees, 79 master's degrees and 12 specialist degrees.
While a total of 436 candidates received degrees in the winter class, the top three majors were elementary education, business management and accounting. The top graduate degree was applied computer science.
As Elise Jones graduates from Northwest Missouri State University with her degree in interactive digital media and a computer science emphasis, she is looking back on her college experience as one that was eye-opening, rewarding and a reminder that one’s goals can be achieved with some hard work.
Jones, of Omaha, Neb., came to Northwest with the intention of pursuing a degree in vocal music performance but soon realized her passion for computers and technology.
When a 6.5-magnitude earthquake devastated the country of Atlantica, which also was on the brink of civil war, it was up to 23 students at Northwest Missouri State University who formed a consortium of non-governmental humanitarian aid organizations to make sure Atlantica citizens got the assistance they needed.
The scenario was fictitious, but the skills the students developed throughout their principles of humanitarian aid course were real. Principles of humanitarian aid is a core course within Northwest’s growing comprehensive crisis response program.
Colin Pettegrew enrolled at Northwest Missouri State University as a freshman because his parents were alumni of the University. Four years later, as he graduates with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry, the education he received at Northwest has motivated him to further his knowledge.
Students attending the Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics and Computing at Northwest Missouri State University placed high at multiple academic competitions during the month of November, including a first-place finish at a regional environmental competition.
Growing up in the small farming community of Bendena, Kan., Kamron Winchester’s transition to Northwest Missouri State University was harder than most students. However, Northwest offered him a home and the instruction he needed to succeed.
Having earned his master’s degree in geographic information science at Northwest Missouri State University, Jeff Eisman hopes to incorporate the GIS technologies he learned to benefit organizations assisting with humanitarian aid.
Eisman, of Boone, N.C., graduates this winter from Northwest with his master’s degree and is applying his education to disaster relief efforts in Haiti. Eisman related the lessons he learned about GIS at Northwest to his work at Samaritan’s Purse International Relief Organization to more effectively develop disaster relief efforts.
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