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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, December 15


Academics

Fall Semester Final Grades due by Noon Tomorrow
Final grades are due at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, December 16th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral using the Faculty tab and selecting ...
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Handy Tips for Reporting EVP Absences
Faculty may begin reporting absences in face-to-face classes immediately following the first class meeting. ...
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Spring Semester Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP)
COURSES THAT EVP APPLIES TO ...
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Awards & Honors

Nominate a Professional Staff Member for the JP Mees Award
Please take a moment and nominate one of our outstanding Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award. To nominate someone is easy. Just go to ...
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Ewing Named Missouri's 2014 Outstanding Postsecondary Math Educator
Dr. David E. Ewing, associate professor of mathematics education, recently was named the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Postsecondary ...
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Ewing Named Missouri's 2014 Outstanding Postsecondary Math Educator
Dr. David E. Ewing, associate professor of mathematics education, recently was named the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Postsecondary ...
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UCM Marketing Students Compete in Federated Sales Competition
Six students represented the Harmon College of Business Administration and Professional Studies and the UCM Department of Economics, ...
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UCM Marketing Students Compete in Federated Sales Competition
Six students represented the Harmon College of Business Administration and Professional Studies and the UCM Department of Economics, ...
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UCM Marketing Students Compete in Federated Sales Competition
Six students represented the Harmon College of Business Administration and Professional Studies and the UCM Department of Economics, ...
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Events

MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Tickets Now Available
Tickets are now available for the annual Freedom Scholarship Dinner, the highlight of the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at ...
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$5 Lincoln Lunch Buffet
UCM Dining by Sodexo will have the Lincoln Lunch Buffet over the Semester Break on Dec. 16th & Jan. 6th. ...
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$5 Lincoln Lunch Buffet
UCM Dining by Sodexo will have the Lincoln Lunch Buffet over the Semester Break on Dec. 16th & Jan. 6th. ...
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Central Missouri Police Academy Graduation Ceremony - December 18th
We'd like to cordially invite you to attend the graduation ceremony of the Central Missouri Police Academy's Fall Session on Thursday, ...
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Central Missouri Police Academy Graduation Ceremony - December 18th
We'd like to cordially invite you to attend the graduation ceremony of the Central Missouri Police Academy's Fall Session on Thursday, ...
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Central Missouri Police Academy Graduation Ceremony - December 18th
We'd like to cordially invite you to attend the graduation ceremony of the Central Missouri Police Academy's Fall Session on Thursday, ...
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Show Me Justice Film Festival
The Show Me Justice Film Festival's guest blogger series continues with compelling posts about the use of violence to oppose tyranny, the ...
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Show Me Justice Film Festival
The Show Me Justice Film Festival's guest blogger series continues with compelling posts about the use of violence to oppose tyranny, the ...
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Show Me Justice Film Festival
The Show Me Justice Film Festival's guest blogger series continues with compelling posts about the use of violence to oppose tyranny, the ...
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MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Tickets Available
Tickets are available for the annual Freedom Scholarship Dinner, the highlight of the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the ...
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Faculty

Fall Semester Final Grades due by Noon TODAY
Final grades are due at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, December 16th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral using the Faculty tab and selecting ...
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Spring Semester Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP)
COURSES THAT EVP APPLIES TO ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Adobe Acrobat/Blackboard/Adobe Presenter/SoftChalk/TEID
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of January 5-9, 2015 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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Foundation & Alumni

Be the Power of Red
Following the steps of world-renowned institutions, the University of Central Missouri is making it easy for alumni and UCM friends to ...
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General

Save the Date...

Mark your calendars for the UCM Breakers 10th Annual Spaghetti Dinner / Silent Auction!

Thurs., Feb. 5, 2015

For more information:
Download: Save the Date - Spaghetti Dinner Flyer 2015 (4).docx
Contact Kristie Brinkley at kbrinkley@ucmo.edu

Holiday Mail Sort
Holiday Mail Sort will be done on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Mail will be available to be picked up at Mail Services, SouthEast Complex ...
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Holiday Mail Sort
Holiday Mail Sort will be done on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Mail will be available to be picked up at Mail Services, SouthEast Complex ...
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Holiday Mail Sort
Holiday Mail Sort will be done on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Mail will be available to be picked up at Mail Services, SouthEast Complex ...
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Free movie rentals from Union DVD Kiosk
Enjoy free first night movie rentals using the code "winterfnf14" during winter break. The code can be used multiple times through out the ...
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Free movie rentals from Union DVD Kiosk
Enjoy free first night movie rentals using the code "winterfnf14" during winter break. The code can be used multiple times through out the ...
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Free movie rentals from Union DVD Kiosk
Enjoy free first night movie rentals using the code "winterfnf14" during winter break. The code can be used multiple times through out the ...
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Reminder - Holiday Mail Sort
This is a reminder that the Holiday Mail Sort will be done on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Departments that have contacted Mail Services ...
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Health & Wellness

Time change--Gentle Yoga

We're meeting 4:30-5:30 this week, Tues., Dec. 16 & Thur. Dec. 18

For more information:
Contact Barbara Rhodes at rhodes@ucmo.edu

Time change--Gentle Yoga

We're meeting 4:30-5:30 this week, Tues., Dec. 16 & Thur. Dec. 18

For more information:
Contact Barbara Rhodes at rhodes@ucmo.edu

Time change--Gentle Yoga

We're meeting 4:30-5:30 this week, Tues., Dec. 16 & Thur. Dec. 18

For more information:
Contact Barbara Rhodes at rhodes@ucmo.edu

Spin Class Time Changes
This week, Sunrise Spin will move from 6 to 6:30am start time and afternoon class, Peak Pedal, will move from 5pm to 3pm. All classes will ...
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Spin Class Time Changes
This week, Sunrise Spin will move from 6 to 6:30am start time and afternoon class, Peak Pedal, will move from 5pm to 3pm. All classes will ...
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Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy Available
The office of Violence & Substance Abuse Prevention has some nicotine replacement products that are approaching their expiration date. If ...
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Free Nicotine Lozenges available in the VSAP office.
The VSAP office has some nicotine lozenges that are about to expire. If you've ever though about quitting tobacco this may be a great time ...
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Free Nicotine Lozenges available in the VSAP office.
The VSAP office has some nicotine lozenges that are about to expire. If you've ever though about quitting tobacco this may be a great time ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

MetLife rep David Yount will be on campus Wednesday, December 17th.
David Yount from MetLife will be here Wed., Dec. 17th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for appointments. If you would like to see him, please call ...
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MetLife rep David Yount will be on campus Wednesday, December 17th.
David Yount from MetLife will be here Wed., Dec. 17th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for appointments. If you would like to see him, please call ...
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MetLife rep David Yount will be on campus Wednesday, December 17th.
David Yount from MetLife will be here Wed., Dec. 17th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for appointments. If you would like to see him, please call ...
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Alan Brandt rep with Edward Jones will be on campus Thursday, December 18th.
Alan Brandt rep with Edward Jones will be on our campus Thurs., Dec. 18th from 2-4 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 ...
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Alan Brandt rep with Edward Jones will be on campus Thursday, December 18th.
Alan Brandt rep with Edward Jones will be on our campus Thurs., Dec. 18th from 2-4 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 ...
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Alan Brandt rep with Edward Jones will be on campus Thursday, December 18th.
Alan Brandt rep with Edward Jones will be on our campus Thurs., Dec. 18th from 2-4 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 ...
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Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on campus Thursday, December 18th.
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on our campus Thurs., Dec. 18th from 2-3 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. ...
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Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on campus Thursday, December 18th.
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on our campus Thurs., Dec. 18th from 2-3 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. ...
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Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on campus Thursday, December 18th.
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on our campus Thurs., Dec. 18th from 2-3 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. ...
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Employee Time Sheets Due Today
Time sheets for the December 1-15, 2014 pay period are due today, December 16th by 11:59 PM. The deadline is expedited for the holiday ...
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Travel Assistance through The Standard Life Insurance Company
Security That Travels With You - UCM provides regular full-time benefit eligible employees Travel Assistance through The Standard Life ...
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KMOS-TV

Journey to Planet Earth
Tonight at 9:00 Matt Damon hosts this investigation of the links among extreme weather, climate change and threats to our national security. ...
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Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler
Join host Bruce Feiler ("Walking the Bible") on an unprecedented journey to the world's most meaningful landscapes and rigorous religious ...
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Born Free: Elsa's Legacy
It's been over 50 years since this book (and film) changed forever the way we think about wildlife. What has happened to lions since this ...
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Christmas in New York with Renee Fleming
Tonight at 7:00 on KMOS-TV, we capture the essence of the city during the most wonderful time of year in a series of intimate and unique ...
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Great Railway Journeys of Europe
Join KMOS-TV Saturday night at 8:30 when historian and archetypal Englishman Julian Davidson travels from the frozen wastes of Norway to the ...
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KMOS-TV Makes Donation to Johnson County Angel Tree Program
KMOS-TV rcently presented more than 500 children's books for children of all ages to volunteers with the Johnson County Angel Tree on behalf ...
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KMOS-TV Makes Donation to Johnson County Angel Tree Program
KMOS-TV rcently presented more than 500 children's books for children of all ages to volunteers with the Johnson County Angel Tree on behalf ...
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KMOS-TV Makes Donation to Johnson County Angel Tree Program
KMOS-TV rcently presented more than 500 children's books for children of all ages to volunteers with the Johnson County Angel Tree on behalf ...
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Mules and Jennies Athletics

Engelmann receives David Knight Award
WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- University of Central Missouri faculty athletics representative Dr. Paul Engelmann received the 2014 David Knight Award ...
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Kathy Anderson elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Central Missouri Senior Associate Athletic Director Kathy Anderson has been elected to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ...
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News

UCM a Top School in '2015 Military Advanced Education Guide to Colleges and Universities'
Signifying its commitment to best practices in military and veteran education, the University of Central Missouri has been designated a Top ...
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UCM a Top School in '2015 Military Advanced Education Guide to Colleges and Universities'
Signifying its commitment to best practices in military and veteran education, the University of Central Missouri has been designated a Top ...
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Walton Gift Allows UCM to Enhance Golf Course as Community Destination
Efforts to enhance Pertle Springs as a high-quality recreational area that serves both the Warrensburg and campus community are receiving a ...
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Agreement Sets Stage for Shared Lee's Summit-UCM Facility
The Lee's Summit R-7 Board of Education and the University of Central Missouri (UCM) Board of Governors recently approved an agreement ...
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Office of Technology

Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled Tuesday 12/16/2014
Our Blackboard platform will be upgraded from the current Version 9.1, APR2014 release to Version 9.1, OCT2014 release. The reason for this ...
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Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled Tuesday 12/16/2014
Our Blackboard platform will be upgraded from the current Version 9.1, APR2014 release to Version 9.1, OCT2014 release. The reason for this ...
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Openings & Closings

Modified Hours for the ID Center

The ID Card office will have modified hours the week of December 15th. We will be open from 10:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m.

For more information:
Contact Ed Wirthwein at wirthwein@ucmo.edu or call 6605434342

Modified Hours for the ID Center

The ID Card office will have modified hours the week of December 15th. We will be open from 10:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m.

For more information:
Contact Ed Wirthwein at wirthwein@ucmo.edu or call 6605434342

Surplus Property Operations
The Surplus Property Building will be closed 12/22/2014 - 1/04/2015. Please contact Galen Corbett at Corbett@ucmo.edu or (660)441-9002 if ...
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Surplus Property Operations
The Surplus Property Building will be closed 12/22/2014 - 1/04/2015. Please contact Galen Corbett at Corbett@ucmo.edu or (660)441-9002 if ...
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University Store

Winter Break is coming ....
University Store is owned and operated by University of Central Missouri. This means that we will close at noon on December 23rd and reopen ...
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Winter Break is coming ....
University Store is owned and operated by University of Central Missouri. This means that we will close at noon on December 23rd and reopen ...
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Slam Dunk of a deal!
Our Slam Dunk promotions are back with the first home conference BASKETBALL games! ...
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Slam Dunk of a Deal!

Save 20% on regularly-priced UCM branded clothing and souvenirs, thanks to our Jennies Basketball Team win last night.

For more information:
Go to: ucmbookstore.com
Download: UCMD Jennies.jpg
Contact University Store at ucmbookstore@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4370


You Are Invited

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Needed!
The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to Bell Ring over the holidays. ...
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