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President Obama with Innovation Campus students
President Obama visits UCM
The Missouri Innovation Campus, Corporate and Educational Partners
The Missouri Innovation Campus, Corporate and Educational Partners
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On July 24, 2013, history was made at the University of Central Missouri as President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to speak on campus. The primary reason for his coming to UCM was to promote UCM's future-focused academics and the partnerships involved in developing The Missouri Innovation Campus.

These are official White House photos by Pete Souza. Click on each photo for a larger version of the image.

Innovation Campus students with President Obama
Students from the first class of The Missouri Innovation Campus with President Obama along with UCM President Chuck Ambrose.
President Obama speaking on the campus of the University of Central Missouri
President Obama speaking on the campus of the University of Central Missouri
Student who introduced President Obama
Missouri Innovation Campus student Brian Greene introduced President Obama
The Missouri Innovation Campus leadership team
The Missouri Innovation Campus leadership team with President Obama. From left to right: UCM President Chuck Ambrose, UCM Board of Governors President Marvin "Bunky" Wright, Lee's Summit School District Superintendent David McGehee, Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Mark James and UCM Provost/Chief Learning Officer Deborah Curtis