Get Your Maroon On!
MSU Basketball is red hot! Both men’s and women’s teams will make an appearance in the Lone Star Conference Basketball Championship March 5-8 in Allen, Texas.
We want to see you there. Back by popular demand, we will give away FREE T-shirts and pompoms, while supplies last, to all MSU fans who come to support their Mustangs.
The Lone Star Basketball Championship returns to the Allen Event Center. All-session tickets or game-day tickets will be available at the box office window. For more information, call (940) 397-4779. Follow both teams at www.msumustangs.com. Get Loud, Be Proud…and Support Your Mustangs!
Colleges Against Cancer
The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. MSU Colleges Against Cancer and The American Cancer Society invite you to join the global Relay For Life movement Saturday, April 26. This is your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost, but also to raise awareness and money to help fuel the world's largest walk to end cancer. Dollars collected through Relay For Life go a long way. For more information, to register as a cancer survivor, or make a donation, Click Here.
Students Achieve 100% Pass Rate
Midwestern State University’s Wilson School of Nursing announced that students who took the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification exam achieved a 100-percent pass rate. The program has had a 100-percent pass rate for the past seven years. In addition to all 19 students passing the test, the MSU students’ average score of 613 was higher than the national average of 583. MSU students scored higher than the national average in each of the four categories of assessment, diagnosis, planning, and evaluation. Nurse practitioners are registered nurses who have completed an advanced degree with training in specialized areas such as family practice or family psychiatric mental health. For complete story, Click Here.
MSU Team Takes Top Honor
Nine Midwestern State University political science students earned Outstanding Delegation in the General Assembly Plenary Session of the 54th Midwest Model UN competition February 19-22 in St. Louis.
Model UN is a simulation of United Nations debate in which students play the role of countries throughout the world as they develop solutions to international problems. The MSU team represented the small country of El Salvador. Team members were Emily Baudot, Julie Brady, Amy Brister (head delegate), Alexis Gay, Tiernan Harris, Brad Hunt, Madi Parker, Ian Potthoff, and Brandi Rhoads. MSU received the merit-based award in recognition of the students’ knowledge of El Salvador and successful influence of the solutions adopted by the full assembly. To read complete story, Click Here.
Please join your Midwestern State University Alumni Association. It takes very little time and is easy to do, click on mwsu.edu/forms/alumni More than 3,000 of our alumni remain connected to the university and today’s students through the Alumni Association. Please join today and help us build an even stronger MSU!
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Caven Crosnoe, Nancy Marks, and Shawn Hessing to the Midwestern State University Board of Regents effective February 25, 2014. Their terms will expire in 2020.
Crosnoe is an attorney and president of Sherrill, Crosnoe and Goff in Wichita Falls. He earned a bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University and a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.
Marks is a retired Partners in Education coordinator for the Wichita Falls Independent School District. Marks earned a bachelor's degree from Midwestern State University.
Hessing is a reappointment to the board. He lives in Fort Worth is a certified public accountant and CFO of Oak Hill Capital Partners. He earned a bachelor's degree from Midwestern State University. For a complete story, Click Here.