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Aug 08, 2020

Newly Launched Center for Workforce Development

By |2020-08-24T11:36:33-05:00August 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The Craig School of Business launched the Center for Workforce Development on July 1 to provide a variety of training and continuing education opportunities. “With so many people experiencing employment disruptions due to COVID-19, this is the perfect time to provide basic skills training and continuing education courses to enhance their skills and have a [...]

Aug 08, 2020

The Start of Rare Nutrition

By |2020-08-24T11:01:34-05:00August 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

In November 2019, when Mark Modlin and his partners were college students at Missouri Western, they came up with the concept of creating a delicious, healthy and high-protein product that didn’t exist. Over the following eight months, with more than 3,000 trials, they formed Rare Nutrition – a company built for athletes and fitness-focused individuals. [...]

Aug 08, 2020

Entrepreneur Free Non-Credit Courses 

By |2020-08-27T10:06:52-05:00August 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The Center for Workforce Development is excited to announce that they are offering three free online, on-demand courses to entrepreneurs. The complementary courses are provided to help during this time of global pandemic. They hoped it would help entrepreneurs and their employees to be inspired to think and plan creatively for their business.  These three [...]

Aug 08, 2020

Missouri Western Awarded the Heartland Challenge Grant

By |2020-08-24T13:16:27-05:00August 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Missouri Western was awarded the Heartland Challenge Grant offered through the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The grant, totaling $73,500 will support the launch of the Regional Economic Vitality Consortium to expand their entrepreneurship education programming across a 23-county region in Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri. This work will contribute to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s [...]

Aug 08, 2020

Cup of Joe Back In-Person

By |2020-08-24T13:37:33-05:00August 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The weekly Cup of Joe will be back in person starting September 9th. Location will be posted on the Cup of Joe Facebook Page. People will also be able to watch via Facebook Live, allowing entrepreneurs across the region to participate and connect with other business owners. Each week, different entrepreneurs present about their business [...]

Aug 08, 2020

2020 Entrepreneurship of the Year Awards

By |2020-08-24T14:36:36-05:00August 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

From left to right: Dr. Logan Jones, Dean of the College of Business and Professional Studies; Joe Freudenthal, Entrepreneur of the Year; Austin Evans, Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year; Annette Weeks, Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship.   The Center for Entrepreneurship at Missouri Western State University honored two business owners during the [...]

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