NW News

  • 20 April 2018: Greek Life honors outstanding individuals, chapters for 2017-18 - Northwest Missouri State University Greek Life organizations gathered Thursday to celebrate the dedication of their members and chapter achievements throughout the academic year during their inaugural Greek Gala.
  • 19 April 2018: Faculty Senate honors 3 with Meritorious Awards - Northwest Missouri State University’s Faculty Senate on Wednesday recognized three University employees for their efforts to advance the institution’s inclusive, caring, innovative, passionate, student-centered focus.
  • 19 April 2018: University Police announces parking lot closure during move-out - The Northwest Missouri State University Police Department has announced parking restrictions for April 25-27 as the spring trimester ends and students are moving out of campus residence halls.
  • 19 April 2018: Alumna curates Kansas City art exhibit featuring Northwest students - Eighteen Northwest Missouri State University art students recently got their work in front of a Kansas City audience, thanks to some help from an alumna who wanted to showcase their talents beyond Maryville.
  • 18 April 2018: Peterson family gives $100,000 toward Hughes Fieldhouse -

    Mike and Alan Peterson could hardly contain their pride as they presented a check for $100,000 on April 6 to Northwest Missouri State University Vice President of University Advancement Mike Johnson and Director of Athletics Mel Tjeerdsma to support the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse, a multipurpose facility that is under construction on the University campus.
  • 18 April 2018: Competition tests graduate students’ app development skills -

    Four teams of Northwest Missouri State University graduate students earned cash prizes Tuesday as Kansas City Power and Light sponsored its annual software development contest at the University.
  • 17 April 2018: Percussion students place at state competition -

    Three Northwest Missouri State University percussion students were among the top performers recently at the Mid-Missouri Percussion Arts Trophy Contest.
  • 17 April 2018: Alpha Sigma Alpha celebrates 90 years at Northwest -

    Northwest Missouri State University’s Phi Phi chapter of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority celebrated 90 years on campus April 7as alumni and active members gathered to reflect on the chapter’s past and future success.
  • 17 April 2018: Jasinski selected to participate in Department of Defense program - Northwest Missouri State University President Dr. John Jasinski is among a select group of leaders chosen to engage with senior military officials during the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) hosted by the U.S. secretary of defense. 
  • 17 April 2018: Bell ringing ceremony honoring Julieann Freeman set for Friday - The Northwest Missouri State University community is invited to remember Julieann Freeman during a bell ringing ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Bell of ’48.
  • 29 May 2014: Men’s tennis finishes 18th in final ITA rankings -

    SKILLMAN, N.J. - The Northwest Missouri State University men's tennis team finished the season ranked No. 18 in the final Intercollegiate Tennis Association national rankings which were released on Thursday. The Bearcat men were also ranked No. 1 in the Central Region rankings. The women's team was ranked No. 8 in the Central Region to end the year. In addition to the national team ranking, the doubles team of Sergio De Vilchez and Lluis Altimires were ranked No. 12 nationally. The duo went 20-5 overall, were ranked No. 3 in the Central Region and were the MIAA No. 1 doubles champions. De Vilchez was also ranked individually, finishing the season as the nation's No. 37 ranked player and region's No. 4 ranked player. The sophomore went 15-6 on the year, all at the No. 1 singles position. Also earning regional rankings were Romain Boissinot (No. 9 singles), Alvaro Riveros (No. 12 singles) and Altimires (No. 15 singles). The doubles team of Riveros and Julien Couronne finished the year ranked No. 8 in the region. On the women's side, Lorena Jarolim finished the year ranked No. 12 in the central region and Alexis Bartek was ranked 18th regionally. The duo also finished the year ranked fifth in the Central Region.
  • 24 May 2014: McKnight earns All-America status in shot put -

  • 23 May 2014: Pair of competitions for Northwest on day two -

  • 23 May 2014: Adams named finalist for Ken B. Jones Award -

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State’s Trevor Adams was named a finalist for the MIAA’s Ken B. Jones Award on Friday morning. Adams, who was the quarterback last season for the National Champion Bearcat football team, is one of three finalists for the male award. The conference also announced the three finalists for the women’s award.
  • 22 May 2014: Northwest opens day one of NCAA Championships -

  • 22 May 2014: Bearcats begin Track and Field Championships -

  • 21 May 2014: Bearcats have three named to USA Football U-19 squad -

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Northwest Missouri State University football players Jordan Harold (St. Louis, Mo.), Nicholas Turner (St. Louis, Mo.) and Myles McIntyre (St. Louis, Mo.) have been named to the U.S. Under-19 National Team. All three players were redshirt-freshmen on the Bearcats’ 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship team.
  • 21 May 2014: Northwest to begin construction on track -

  • 15 May 2014: Tennis ends season in NCAA quarterfinals -

  • 15 May 2014: McLaughlin announces retirement -

    MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State golf coach Pat McLaughlin announced his retirement on Thursday morning. McLaughlin has been with the Bearcat golf program since its inception in 2006. “As I retire from the coaching ranks, I want to give a sincere ‘thanks’ for the honor and privilege of being the inaugural head coach of the Bearcat women's golf team,” said McLaughlin. “I want to thank the athletic department, our Northwest family and the community as a whole for their support, not only of our golf team, but also for me individually. Best wishes to the team and their continued future success!” During his nine seasons with the Bearcats, McLaughlin has coached Northwest to 57 total top-five finishes, including 16 tournament victories and 16 runner-up finishes. Northwest finished in the top-five in 81.4 percent of the 70 tournaments he coached in. In addition, the Bearcats finished in the Central Region top 12 the past two seasons and were in the top five of the MIAA standings every year under McLaughlin. He was named the 2012 MIAA Coach of the Year and has led the Bearcats to three consecutive top-three finishes at the MIAA Championships. Cassie Lowell and Steph Charteris were each named the MIAA Freshman of the Year and both advanced to NCAA Championship play during their careers at Northwest. In 2012, Lowell was named the MIAA Player of the Year. In addition to strong play on the course, the Bearcats have also earned 13 NGCA academics awards since 2010. “We appreciate coach McLaughlin’s commitment to Northwest women’s golf,” said Northwest Director of Athletics Mel Tjeerdsma. “He started our program nine years ago, culminating this season with a third place finish in the MIAA. He has consistently recruited young women who were outstanding golfers as well as first-class student-athletes. Thanks to coach McLaughlin’s efforts, we are pleased with where our women’s golf program is today and we look forward to watching their progress as they remain a consistent contender for the MIAA title.”