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Consultant looks to improve student retention

Ethan Metcalf

February 17, 2015

Consultant looks to improve student retention from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Nine years ago, university administrators created a plan to boost first-year retention rates, and last Monday administrators brought John Gardner, president of the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, to show just how much of...

Stang Gang tries to advance school spirit

Mark Campbell

February 17, 2015

Stang Gang Tries to Advance School Spirit from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. In a crowd full of sit-down fans, there is one group whose mission is to promote school spirit: The Stang Gang. "Stang Gang is an organization that promotes school spirit. We are starting up big time this year," said Coleman Reidling, history sophomore...

Valentine’s Day brings mixed emotions to campus

Harley Warrick

February 14, 2015

http://vimeo.com/119413162 Valentine’s Day originated from the pagan celebration of Lupercalia.  According to History, more than 150 million cards and gifts are traded a year. “I sent him a package with a little teddy bear and a card in it. And apparently he’s sending me something too," says ...

Campus emergency plan updated to secure campus

Elascha Davila-Hicks

February 12, 2015

MSU Emergency Plan Update from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.   It was a day like any other until the campus came screeching to a halt after news of a bomb threat swept from building to building. "I just finished taking an exam I was walking out and I looked at my phone and I got an email saying that there was a...

Rec sports to offer Mustangs Cup

Mark Campbell

February 11, 2015

Mustangs Cup from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. 2015 is a turning point for Rec Sports with the introduction of the Mustangs Cup. "The Mustang Cup is basically just a semester long Rec Sports competition," said Caleb Hannon, assistant director of recreational sports and wellness. While member of ...

Episode 10: Changing of the Guard, part 3

Episode 10: Changing of the Guard, part 3

Ethan Metcalf

February 4, 2015

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Episode 9: Changing of the Guard, part 2

Ethan Metcalf

January 28, 2015

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Episode 8: Changing of the Guard, part 1

Ethan Metcalf

January 28, 2015

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Episode 7: An Impromptu Hiring

Ethan Metcalf

January 22, 2015

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Retention rate typically just above national average

Naomi Skinner

January 20, 2015

Enrollment Retention Rate from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. MSU has a yearly fall-to-fall retention rate of 72 percent. As for the other 28 percent, Keith Lamb, vice president of enrollment management, multiple factors prevent them from returning to the university. "The main reason that students don't return, it...

Interview with Don Henschel

Cody Samples

December 2, 2014

FOL Interview from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. RELATED STORIES Setting up Fantasy of Lights takes more than 600 hours 40 years of holiday cheer kicks off with three concerts Music of the Hardin bell tower Jesse Rogers' last turn at Fantasy of Lights Fantasy of Lights funded through donations New 5K r...

Jesse Rogers’ last turn at Fantasy of Lights

Cody Samples

November 25, 2014

Rogers FOL from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. With his tenure as president coming to an end, University President Jesse Rogers reflects on some of his first memories about the Fantasy of Lights. "When I moved here in 1967, as a young professor in chemistry, I had a small daughter and we actually wen...

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