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Kappa Delta Pi presents ‘Pizza and a Panel’

Kappa Delta Pi presents ‘Pizza and a Panel’

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

April 18, 2019

Thirty people gathered in Dillard College of Business April 16 to eat pizza and hear about the experiences of three first-year teachers. The event, hosted by Phillip Blacklock, associate professor and director of certification and field experiences, allowed Kappa Delta Pi members and other students...

Career Management Center presents education career fair

Career Management Center presents education career fair

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

March 4, 2019

Education students had the opportunity to visit the education network career fair coordinated by the Career Management Center last week in the Clark Student Center. The Career Management Center staff members put together the event with the goal being to help students work toward their future careers. “We...

Sigma Nu recruitment includes bowling, cookout

Armondo Rubio, Reporter

February 6, 2019

As part of their continued recruitment efforts, members of Sigma Nu invite prospects to come bowl with them  Feb. 7 at 9 p.m. Village Bowl.  Eta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Nu will hold a bowling night at Village Bowl for men interested to join an organization that is built on its principles of love, ...

Priddy scholarship opens new opportunities for first-generation students

Priddy scholarship opens new opportunities for first-generation students

Yerasly Duran, Reporter

January 17, 2019

To ease the transition to college for first-generation students, the Priddy Program was launched in fall 2017 providing funding for 30 full-ride student scholarships and will fund 10 additional scholarships each fall. The scholarship originally awarded 10 entering freshmen, 10 sophomores and 10 juniors bu...

Panel encourages students to study abroad

Panel encourages students to study abroad

Greta Gottschalk, Reporter

November 15, 2018

Students who are considering studying abroad next summer listened to a panel of four students speak about their experiences studying abroad in Dillard Room 101 at 6 p.m. Nov. 12. Michael Mills, international education director, who facilitated the discussion, said, “I know there’s some of you in here ...

Students get Caribbean experience with new Study Abroad program

Luke Bryant, Reporter

September 17, 2018

The Island of Grenada, one of the Caribbean islands, was the newest destination for the Study Abroad program, a program that allowed students to attend a foreign university for two weeks while being enrolled in the course Global Health and Wellness. “The Study Abroad program expanded to Grenada to give our health field ...

Course evaluations have no influence over faculty salaries

Samuel Frederick, Reporter

May 7, 2018

While faculty are required to hand out course evaluations to students to review the class and the instructor at the end of each semester, the have little to no affect on the professor's payroll. Sometimes they are never even read and end up in a waste basket. According to Rico Quintero, sports leisure...

Alleged sexual misconduct causes controversy for Kappa Sigma

Cortney Wood

April 25, 2018

[Editor's note: During a recorded interview, Jessica Wollenberger received a call from Janet Hallum, Sigma Kappa Gamma Tau chapter adviser, which she answered while the recording was still on. Cortney Wood, managing editor and reporter, attempted to contact Hallum to notify her she had been recorded, but...

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Cortney Wood and Tyler Manning

April 3, 2018

President's Response With 6.6 percent of the student population voting in the Student Government Association election, Maria Peña, president, said she is "disappointed" in the turn out. "I am disappointed in the turn out of students who voted, and I think that has to do with our climate on campus....

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

The Wichitan

March 28, 2018

OUR VIEW: Because of his continued efforts to support and endorse student organizations, we feel Steven Ehlert would make the most efficient Student Government Association president for the 2018 — 2019 school year. For his two years at Midwestern, Ehlert has studied the SGA administrations to buil...

More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

March 24, 2018

Chatter and excitement from eager faces filled D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Hosted once a semester, Mustangs Rally is a large open house for prospective students to explore campus and connect with students to feel comfortable in the community. "We invite any and everybody that wants to attend that's considering...

Historical markers enhance student experience

The Wichitan

February 27, 2018

OUR VIEW: Historical markers enhance the student experience by reminding students of the school's history while encouraging students to stand up for their beliefs. Last week, university administrators unveiled a bench dedicated to the first African American students to register in classes. Last...

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