Archives for May 2014

Welcome to the club: Education more than just going to class

Education is not “just going to class,” according to Matthew Park, associate vice president of Student Affairs and dean of students. “Education means a lot more that just knowing what they read and learned in the book,” he said. “We want [students] to be responsible human beings who can communicate … [Read more...]

Keidrick Jackson signed to New York Jets

All-American Midwestern State University running back Keidrick Jackson was signed as an undrafted free agent to the New York Jets yesterday. Jackson, holder of MSU's all-time rushing record, received a call from his agent yesterday with the good news. "My agent called me telling me that I needed … [Read more...]

634 receive degrees at spring graduation

Facts and figures DATE | May 10, 2014 LOCATION | Kay Yeager Coliseum SPEAKER | Kel Seliger, Texas State Senator, District 31 HARDIN PROFESSOR AWARD | Dale McDonald DEGREES Master's | 63 Bachelor's | 530 Associate's | 41 BY COLLEGE Dillard College of Business … [Read more...]

University president announces retirement

University President Jesse Rogers, who has been the university president since 2001, announced his retirement May 9 to the Board of Regents at a regularly scheduled meeting and  in a statement from the university office of public information. One of the challenges Rogers will face in his final … [Read more...]

Live at the Lake Concert Series starts May 8

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art will start off its annual Live at the Lake Summer Concert Series on May 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. The series’ first performance will be by Mike O’ Neil, a Live at the Lake veteran who has performed at the event five times before. Mary Helen Maskill, the museum director of … [Read more...]

About 120 attend ‘Delusions’ lecture

The Philosophy Club and the Free Thought Alliance sponsored a lecture by Peter Boghossian, philosophy instructor at Portland State University, on May 1 at 7 p.m. in Dillard 101. The lecture, “Jesus, the Easter Bunny, and Other Delusions: Just Say No!” was free and open to the public. Boghossian … [Read more...]

Three artists are featured for the WFMA opening reception

MSU student attends opening reception at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. For one student, attending the opening reception at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art was a great educational experience. Art major, Shanice Glover, went to the event to expand her knowledge … [Read more...]