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William Woods University’s Hunter Jumper Show Team
will sponsor its annual Winter Fun Show March 4-6.
The show is recognized by both the Missouri Horse
Shows Association and the Missouri Hunter Jumper
Organization and will be held in the UPHA Arena on
The jumper classes will begin Friday at 4 p.m., hunter
classes will begin Saturday at 8:30 a.m., and saddle seat,
western will begin Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
The show is designed to be an affordable and inviting
show for various riders competing in different disciplines.
The show is not limited to WWU riders and horses,
and the public is invited to either participate in or watch
the show. There is no spectator fee. Concessions will be
More information can be found at
academics/eqs/winterfunshow.asp or those interested
can contact Dr. Linda McClaren at 573-590-3661 or Linda. for more information.
By Dani Moritz
Jim Long, who has more than 20 years of experience in
games and management with an emphasis in MMO-based
content and systems design, has joined William Woods
University as the information technology director.
Long, who lives in Fulton, holds a bachelor of science
degree in business administration from Columbia College.
He owned and/or managed Paragon Designs, AWOL
Productions, IM OK Games, LLC, and Laserworks, LLC, at
various times in his career.
He also served as manager of data processing for the
Missouri Association of REALTORS, system analyst for
American Computing Systems, senior systems analyst/
programmer for Data-Link Systems, information center
analyst for A.P. Green Industries, program manager and
manager of shared services for Quarterdeck, analyst and
team leader for Shelter Mutual Insurance, executive vice
president of game design and product development for
WizKids Games.
By Leigh Rice
Most recently, Long
worked as the design
manager of Virgil Games
Inc., where he developed and
managed game designer and
audio teams. He was also the
CEO and president of Red
Juggernaut, Inc., and the lead
designer for Cryptic Studios.
The IT director is
responsible for providing
leadership and guidance
including the development
of information technology
strategies. Long also oversees the computer, telephone
and cable networks, along with managing the technology
budgeting and planning.
By Patrice Basso
Take advantage of new Tucker comment box
Tucker now has a comment box located to the
right of the door into Tucker, and it contains paper
and pen for students to write suggestions for new
meals at Tucker.
Whether you want to request a favorite meal or
you want more options--whatever is on your mind--
now you can voice your opinion.
They have already made an effort to implement new
meals that were suggested, including fried shrimp,
breakfast for dinner, spicy chicken sandwiches and
bacon cheeseburgers.
Next time you have a suggestion for Tucker, put it
in the box.
WWU names Long new IT director
Hunter Jumper show takes of