Missouri Press Release
|07/02/2020 - 19:21||
State Training Grants Available to Unemployed Workers
As part of Missouri's Return Strong initiative, the Office of Workforce Development wants to prepare Missourians for the day their unemployment benefits may expire. There are federal funds available to provide short-term training for many of these job seekers, up to $4,000 in grant funding per person.
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|07/01/2020 - 11:15||
Jefferson Landing State Historic Site hosts Tuesday @ 2 series for ages 8 to 12
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 1, 2020 – Jefferson Landing State Historic Site invites the public to attend the Tuesday @ 2 series beginning at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 7. Tuesday @ 2 is a series of interactive programs exploring various aspects of Missouri's cultural and natural history for ages 8 to 12 years. Similar-themed programming for younger children, ages 4 to 7, is held at the Learning @ 11 programs. The broad theme for this summer's programs is "Growing Things." The series will explore how people, plants and animals grow in Missouri.
|06/30/2020 - 12:22||
Missouri Department of Natural Resources awards $40,000 grant to Mountain Grove
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 30, 2020 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded a $40,000 Small Community Engineering Assistance Program grant to the city of Mountain Grove to evaluate the city’s wastewater collection system. The grant offers funding to qualifying small communities to help cover engineering costs for evaluating water and wastewater system improvements.
|06/30/2020 - 10:56||
Department of Natural Resources awards $50,000 grant to the Brush Creek Sewer District
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 30, 2020 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded a $50,000 Small Community Engineering Assistance Program grant to the Brush Creek Sewer District in Laclede County to evaluate the district’s wastewater collection system. The grant offers funding to qualifying small communities to help cover engineering costs for evaluating water and wastewater system improvements.
|06/29/2020 - 23:59||
Statement from UM president regarding budget appropriations from state
COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri leaders expressed appreciation today after Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed a budget bill committing $10 million to the NextGen Precision Health Institute, the top priority of the UM System.
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|06/29/2020 - 10:08||
Seminary faculty authors recognized for books, articles published in 201920
Through their writing, the faculty authors of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis speak the Word of God into the world, and this year’s body of work is extensive. A reception is normally held to honor the authors, but the event was canceled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
|06/28/2020 - 22:30||
Missouri Department of Natural Resources awards $50,000 grant to Princeton
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 29, 2020 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded a $50,000 Small Community Engineering Assistance Program grant to the city of Princeton in Mercer County to evaluate the city’s wastewater system. The grant offers funding to qualifying small communities to help cover engineering costs for evaluating water and wastewater system improvements.
|06/28/2020 - 21:29||
Missouri Department of Natural Resources awards $50,000 grant to Van Buren
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 29, 2020 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded a $50,000 Small Community Engineering Assistance Program grant to the city of Van Buren to evaluate the city’s wastewater collection system. The grant offers funding to qualifying small communities to help cover engineering costs for evaluating water and wastewater system improvements.
|06/26/2020 - 11:24||
Next Steps online event set for July 11
Prospective students and their families are invited to learn more about Concordia Seminary, St. Louis during the Next Steps visitation event, set for 2–4 p.m.
|06/25/2020 - 20:45||
Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority Accepting Applications for Rural Small Business Improvement
The Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA) is currently accepting applications for two programs aimed at rural small business improvement, specifically meat processors across the state.
|06/25/2020 - 14:19||
CSL, CUW partner to offer two online Continuing Education courses
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is partnering with Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon (CUW) , for the first time to offer two online Continuing Education courses for pastors, one in the fall and one in the spring.
|06/23/2020 - 18:51||
Departments of Health and Senior Services and Natural Resources partner with University of Missouri on project to test domestic wastewater for Coronavirus
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 23, 2020 – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and researchers at the University of Missouri – Columbia are collaborating on a statewide project to test domestic wastewater for genetic markers of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The project is funded by a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity grant through the DHSS.
|06/23/2020 - 08:59||
Holly Martin, Ph.D., Named SCC Vice President for Academic Affairs
St. Charles Community College has selected Holly Martin, Ph.D., as the next vice president for academic affairs.
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|06/22/2020 - 14:23||
James A. Cochran Named Special Agent in Charge of the Operational Support Branch of the New York Field Office
Director Christopher Wray has named James A. Cochran as the special agent in charge of the Operational Support Branch of the New York Field Office. Mr. Cochran most recently served as the chief inspector at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
|06/22/2020 - 12:23||
Rob Westervelt Named Vice President of Strategy and Innovation
Lindenwood University has named Rob Westervelt vice president of strategy and innovation. Westervelt will begin the new position in July.
|06/21/2020 - 22:05||
EPA Provides Additional Funding to Hypoxia Task Force States, Including Iowa and Missouri, to Help Reduce Excess Nutrients in Gulf of Mexico Watershed
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is providing an additional $840,000 to the 12 state members of the Hypoxia Task Force (HTF), including Iowa and Missouri. This is in addition to the $1.2 million the Agency already announced in August 2019. Collectively, EPA’s funding of over $2 million is helping HTF states implement plans that accelerate progress on reducing excess nutrients and improving water quality in the Mississippi River/Atchafalaya River Basin.
|06/21/2020 - 18:22||
U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $500,000 to Improve Critical Infrastructure in Excelsior Springs, Missouri Opportunity Zone
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $500,000 grant the city of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, to improve critical roadway and sewer infrastructure to accommodate new business development. The EDA grant project, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Opportunity Zone , will be matched with $400,000 in state funds and $100,000 in local funds, and is expected to generate $4.5 million in private investment.
|06/19/2020 - 18:39||
25 Experts Named to Independent Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes
McLean, VA, and Bedford, MA, June 19, 2020— MITRE announced the selection of 25 members to the independent Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes. Commission members include resident advocates, infectious disease experts, directors and administrators of nursing homes, academicians, state authorities, clinicians, a medical ethicist, and a nursing home resident. Dr. Jay J. Schnitzer, MITRE’s chief medical and technology officer, will serve as the moderator of the commission.
|06/19/2020 - 16:39||
Knob Noster State Park hosts four-week Leave No Trace program
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 19, 2020 – Knob Noster State Parks invites the public to explore the seven Leave No Trace Principles with park staff at their Gold Standard site, beginning at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, July 5. The series will be a four-week series, meeting at site #1 each Sunday in July.
|06/19/2020 - 14:36||
Tennessee Abortion Ban Immediately Challenged in Court by Planned Parenthood, the Center for Reproductive Rights and ACLU
Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill banning abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy; This new ban comes just two months after Tennessee unsuccessfully attempted to ban abortion procedures under the guise of COVID-19 restrictions.
|06/19/2020 - 12:14||
Associated Bank finances $11.6M for acquisition of manufactured housing community
CHICAGO – June 19, 2020 – Associated Bank completed a $11.6 million loan for Penfield Farms, LLC for the acquisition and repositioning of a 402-homesite manufactured housing community. Located at 702 Linden Avenue in Rochester, New York, Penfield Farms is owned by a private real estate equity fund managed by Chicago-based Green Courte Real Estate Partners .
|06/19/2020 - 08:32||
New Deaconess Studies Program (Online) launches spring 2021
A new distance Deaconess Studies Program (Online-ODS) will launch in the spring 2021 semester at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This program will allow students to become certified to serve as commissioned deaconesses in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) .
|06/18/2020 - 06:21||
2020 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars Announced
WASHINGTON – The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities announced today the names of 44 students from 33 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) selected as 2020 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars – the initiative's highest student recognition.
|06/18/2020 - 03:38||
Its not over: Public health directors advise residents to know health risks and continue taking precautions
As more businesses open and activities gradually resume, public health directors from the nine-county Kansas City metropolitan area advise residents to continue to take precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect those at highest risk of serious illness from the virus.
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|06/17/2020 - 21:21||
UM Curators raise tuition 2.3%; UM remains among the lowest in the nation
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Today, the University of Missouri Board of Curators voted to raise tuition at UM universities approximately 2.3%, or the amount of inflation. With steady enrollment, the change would generate approximately $14.8 million for the UM System’s four universities.
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