July 2014
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University Welcomes Easton Corbin and Tyler Farr

Eastin Corbin, Tyler Farr

UCM alumni are invited to attend a great country western concern coming to the Multipurpose Building. Easton Corbin and Tyler Farr will perform at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10. Tickets are $35 for the general public and can be purchased online by emailing tickets@ucmo.edu. Click here to learn more about this event.

UCM News

UCM Named Top Online CJ Graduate School

We've always known our criminal justice program is great, and now it has achieved another honor. According to GraduatePrograms.com, an online service that provides a place for students to review graduate programs, our online criminal justice program was ranked 20th in the nation. This year, the department also is planning to put its undergraduate program online. To read more, click here.

Alumni News

Amanda Sasek Headed For Miss America Pageant


Amanda Sasek

University of Central Missouri alumna, Amanda Sasek, was recently crowned Miss Kansas and will be competing in September for the title of Miss America. Sasek received her bachelor’s degree in political science in May 2013 and is working as a graduate assistant at the University of Kansas. To learn more about Amanda and her accomplishments, click here. (Photo courtesy of Miss Kansas Pagaent)


Houston Astros Draft Two Mules


Davis, Gehrs
Zach Davis
Kyle Gehrs

Two Mules Baseball players are heading to the major leagues. Senior left-handed pitcher Zach Davis was drafted in the 25th round by the Houston Astros. Davis was a second team All-MIAA selection as a relief pitcher this season. Kyle Gehrs, another a left-handed pitcher, signed a free agent deal with the Astros. Gehrs was a first team All-MIAA selection for the Mules this year. Meanwhile, a third Mules pitcher, Aaron Baker, had his contracted purchased by the Philadelphia Phillies. Visit the UCM Athletics page for more info on Davis’ and Gehrs’ baseball careers.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Mule Nation KC: Rock the Crossroads 5K & Concert

Saturday, July 12, from 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Register For The 5K Here! Register under our team name, Mule Nation KC.


Lee's Summit Happy Hour: Konrad's Kitchen and Tap House

Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Join This Event Here!


Mule Nation KC: Kansas City Zoo

Saturday, Sept. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

RSVP Here!


Homecoming Alumni Events

Saturday, Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join the Fun Here!


To learn more about upcoming events, visit the UCM Alumni Events Facebook Page.

Athletic News

Mules Football Announces 2014 Schedule


Coach Svoboda and team

The Mules will open up the season Sept. 4 at Missouri Western and play their first home game Thursday, Sept. 11 against Emporia State. For Homecoming, Oct. 18, the Mules take on Central Oklahoma. To view the full Mules Football schedule, click here.

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In This Issue

Easton Corbin and Tyler Farr

UCM CJ Program Nationally Ranked


Amanda Sasek: Miss Kansas


Zach Davis: Drafted to MLB


Kyle Gehrs: Free Agent Deal


Upcoming Alumni Events


Mules Football 2014 Schedule


July 12:

Mule Nation KC 5K & Concert


August 27:

Mule Nation KC Happy Hour


September 13:
Mule Nation KC ZOO


October 18:

Homecoming 2014

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