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Campus Cupboard

Campus Food Pantry Helps Students��
through Tough Times

One year since its opening last fall, the Campus Cupboard has had more than 1,558 visits from 469 individuals. The need for the food pantry emerged from a survey by some social work students determining food insufficiency was a common issue among UCM students. The pantry in the Student Rec Center became a reality thanks to a $5,000 grant from the UCM Foundation along with the help of many volunteers and regular food donations.��Learn more here


UCM News

The Knitting Runner Fights Alzheimer's

KRDavid Babcock, associate professor of art and design, is drawing national attention to himself and the need to support research for Alzheimer’s by knitting scarves while running marathons, most recently the NY City Marathon. The Knitting Runner’s website highlights, “Knitting a new scarf with unraveling yarn, a metaphor for those making a new life with unraveling memories.”��Learn more here

UCM Joins #ItsOnUs Movement

iouThe University of Central Missouri has officially joined the White House and campuses across the nation to participate in the “It's On Us” initiative. Focused on reducing sexual assault, the campaign calls on individuals and organizations to take the pledge to be part of the solution at ItsOnUs.org. Take the pledge to stop sexual assaultby clicking here



Athletic News

Mules Basketball Champions Are Back

Our NCAA Division II National Champion Mules Basketball are back in action, opening their season Nov. 8 against powerhouse Duke at the Famed Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C. Contact the UCM Athletic Ticket Office at tickets@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-8339 to purchase tickets.��Click here to watch the game.

If you can't come to campus, plan on catching our Mules Dec. 20 when they play on national television against Northeastern State as the CBS Sports Network Game of the Week. The contest will tip off at 10 a.m. central time. We are lining up some watch parties throughout the country. Watch for details in your December eNews.��Read more here


Mule Nation Alumni ClubsEngagement

Wednesday, Nov. 5
Mule Nation Houston��
starts at 6 p.m.
Register here

Tuesday, Nov.25
Mule Nation KC
UCM vs.Quincy

Pregame reception at noon at Johnny's
Game starts at 2 p.m. at the Sprint Center

Friday, Dec. 5
Mule Nation STL
Westport Trainwreck Station Happy Hour

5 to 8 p.m.
314 Westport Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63146
Join the Facebook event here

Saturday, Dec. 6��
Mule Nation STL
St. Louis Museum of Transportation

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
2933 Barrett Station Road
St. Louis MO 63122
Learn more here

Friday, Feb. 6
Mule Nation Houston
Houston Winter Invitational��

4 to 6 p.m.
Learn more here


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