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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, October 27


Academics

The Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class is Tuesday, October 28th
The last day for students to drop a full semester course is Tuesday, October 28th. The last day to drop (also known as W date) may vary by ...
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TODAY is the Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class
TODAY is the last day for students to drop a full semester course. The last day to drop (also known as W date) may vary by class depending ...
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All seniors (90 hours+) now have access for Spring enrollment!
All students with 90 or more earned hours (on the transcript) are now eligible for spring semester enrollment. Please encourage your ...
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The Last Day to Drop a Second-Half Semester Class is Monday, November 17th
The last day for students to drop a second-half semester course is Monday, November 17th. The last day to drop (also known as W date) may ...
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Fall Undergraduate Commencement
Monday, November 3rd is the last day for undergraduate students to make a Graduation Application in time to have their names included in the ...
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Fall Undergraduate Commencement
Monday, November 3rd is the last day for undergraduate students to make a Graduation Application in time to have their names included in the ...
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Cap and Gown Distribution
Undergraduate graduation candidates who intend to participate in the December 13th commencement ceremony may pick up caps and gowns ...
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Cap and Gown Distribution
Undergraduate graduation candidates who intend to participate in the December 13th commencement ceremony may pick up caps and gowns ...
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Awards & Honors

Truman Scholarship Deadline: This Friday at 5pm
The deadline for the Truman Scholarship campus competition is this Friday, October 31st at 5pm. Applications are due to the Honors College ...
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Truman Scholarship Deadline: This Friday at 5pm
The deadline for the Truman Scholarship campus competition is this Friday, October 31st at 5pm. Applications are due to the Honors College ...
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Events

Traditions' 1/2 Price Appetizers!
Come out to Traditions tonight to enjoy half-price appetizers from 6 p.m. until close. Choose from a range of items including boneless ...
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Traditions' Build Your Own Taco!
Join us for Tuesday night's special: Build Your Own Taco! For just $1 each, you select the toppings and we fill them up. The special begins ...
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Trips & Tours / Ice Skating and Shopping
Join us on our Sat., Nov. 15 Trips & Tours event to Crown Center. You will have the opportunity to ice skate, shop, dine or visit the Sea ...
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Campus Cupboard Anniversary Celebration
What: Campus Cupboard’s One-Year Anniversary Celebration ...
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State Farm Marketing VP and UCM alum, Rand Harbert, to speak on campus November 6 at 11:00 a.m.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a presentation by UCM alum Rand Harbert, Senior Vice President & Chief Agency, Sales & ...
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Benefit Softball Tournament for Family of Kelsey Toebben
There will be a softball tournament on November 8th in Sedalia, MO to benefit the families of Kelsey Toebben and Justin Gaddis. Kelsey was a ...
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Disability Awareness Activities October 29-31
Remaining activities Wednesday - Friday. ...
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Disability Awareness Activities October 29-31
Remaining activities Wednesday - Friday. ...
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Disability Awareness Activities October 29-31
Remaining activities Wednesday - Friday. ...
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The Blaine Whitworth Fund and UCM's Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Present Ruth Terrell, Director of Public Information and Partnerships
Ruth Terrell will be addressing the topic of: Sustaining Success after the Champion Leaves - Maintaining Engaged Support for Nonprofit ...
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The Blaine Whitworth Fund and UCM's Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Present Ruth Terrell, Director of Public Information and Partnerships
Ruth Terrell will be addressing the topic of: Sustaining Success after the Champion Leaves - Maintaining Engaged Support for Nonprofit ...
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LIVE, FROM NEW YORK...IT'S SHAWN PELTON!
With performing and recording credits that read like a Who's Who, from Elton John to Springsteen to Sheryl Crow, Shawn Pelton is one of the ...
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LIVE, FROM NEW YORK...IT'S SHAWN PELTON!
With performing and recording credits that read like a Who's Who, from Elton John to Springsteen to Sheryl Crow, Shawn Pelton is one of the ...
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ISO Annual Food Show - Tickets on Sale Now
Announcing the International Student Organization Annual Food Show. All are invited!!!!! ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Respectful Communicator--The Part You Play (Oct 30th)
This program goes beyond communication basics and includes techniques for making sure we understand what someone has said, caring about the ...
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Respectful Communicator--The Part You Play (Oct 30th)
This program goes beyond communication basics and includes techniques for making sure we understand what someone has said, caring about the ...
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Retirewise by Metlife Nov 4th, 11th and 18th.
This is not a workshop on MOSERS or CURP, but rather a retirement planning workshop. The workshop is sponsored by MetLife and is geared ...
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Retirewise by Metlife Nov 4th, 11th and 18th.
This is not a workshop on MOSERS or CURP, but rather a retirement planning workshop. The workshop is sponsored by MetLife and is geared ...
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TEID/Google/Blackboard/Ask Debbie/Adobe Presenter Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of November 3-7, 2014 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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From the President

Strategic Resource Allocation Process Launch Meeting Thursday
All members of the UCM community are encouraged to attend the official launch of the Strategic Resource Allocation process, 8:30 to 10 a.m. ...
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Strategic Resource Allocation Process Launch Meeting Thursday
All members of the UCM community are encouraged to attend the official launch of the Strategic Resource Allocation process, 8:30 to 10 a.m. ...
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Strategic Resource Allocation Meeting Today
All members of the UCM community are encouraged to attend the official launch of the Strategic Resource Allocation process, 8:30 to 10 a.m. ...
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Launch Meeting Begins Work on Strategic Allocation Model
The University of Central Missouri officially launched the Strategic Resource Allocation (SRA) process with a meeting Thursday, Oct. 30 that ...
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General

Make a Basket, Help a Child!
The 12th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Benefit Auction is on Nov. 20. ...
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Make a Basket, Help a Child!
The 12th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Benefit Auction is on Nov. 20. ...
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Victim Advocacy 24 –Hour hotline is available at 660-441-4855.
The Office of Mentoring Advocacy and Peer Support Victim Advocates support survivors of sexual violence by providing crisis intervention ...
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Victim Advocacy 24 –Hour hotline is available at 660-441-4855.
The Office of Mentoring Advocacy and Peer Support Victim Advocates support survivors of sexual violence by providing crisis intervention ...
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Shuttle Service offered to Lee's Summit
The UCM Shuttle Service to and from the UCM Summit Center campus runs Monday through Saturday. The cost to ride is $5 per ride/per ...
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Shuttle Service offered to Lee's Summit
The UCM Shuttle Service to and from the UCM Summit Center campus runs Monday through Saturday. The cost to ride is $5 per ride/per ...
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UCM Aviation Initiating Civil Air Patrol Unit
The University of Central Missouri's Department of Aviation plans to reactivate the Civil Air Patrol Unit at Skyhaven Airport. Nationwide, ...
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UCM Aviation Initiating Civil Air Patrol Unit
The University of Central Missouri's Department of Aviation plans to reactivate the Civil Air Patrol Unit at Skyhaven Airport. Nationwide, ...
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UCM Aviation Initiating Civil Air Patrol Unit
The University of Central Missouri's Department of Aviation plans to reactivate the Civil Air Patrol Unit at Skyhaven Airport. Nationwide, ...
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No Shave November Sign Ups!
Come sign up to participate in No Shave November! Tables for sign ups will be in the Union Atrium on October 30 and 31 from 9 AM to 5 PM. ...
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No Shave November Sign Ups!
Come sign up to participate in No Shave November! Tables for sign ups will be in the Union Atrium on October 30 and 31 from 9 AM to 5 PM. ...
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No Shave November Sign Ups!
Come sign up to participate in No Shave November! Tables for sign ups will be in the Union Atrium on October 30 and 31 from 9 AM to 5 PM. ...
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Would like to help plan Unity Week 2015?
Unity Week is a week-long celebration of what unites all UCM students, organizations, departments, and people. The committee for Unity week ...
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UCMarket Unavailable

UCMarket will be unavailable from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014 through 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 2, 2014.

For more information:
Contact Lisa Butler at ljbutler

UCMarket Unavailable

UCMarket will be unavailable from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014 through 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 2, 2014.

For more information:
Contact Lisa Butler at ljbutler

County Urges Participation in Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday
The Johnson County Emergency Management Agency is encouraging UCM faculty and staff members to participate in the county's Household ...
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Health & Wellness

Classes FREE & Fit Passes Half Price
During the week of October 20 you can come take any exercise class at no cost and then beginning the week of October 27 Fit Passes are half ...
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Informational Health Insurance Meetings
If you want more information or have questions regarding the 2015 BCBS health insurance, we are holding informational meeting on Friday, ...
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Informational Health Insurance Meetings
If you want more information or have questions regarding the 2015 BCBS health insurance, we are holding informational meeting on Friday, ...
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Attend Zumba Gold class, get a chance to win free or discounted workout wear from Zumba.com
Come to Zumba Gold class on Wednesday and/or Thursday this week, to get your name in a drawing for some valuable Zumba wear coupons - some ...
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Attend Zumba Gold class, get chance to win free or discounted workout wear from Zumba.com
Come to Zumba Gold class on Wednesday and/or Thursday this week, to get your name in a drawing for some valuable Zumba wear coupons - some ...
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Attend Zumba Gold class, get chance to win free or discounted workout wear from Zumba.com
Come to Zumba Gold class on Wednesday and/or Thursday this week, to get your name in a drawing for some valuable Zumba wear coupons - some ...
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Body U: Healthy Body Image
Share this great resource with students who want to be more aware of health and wellness in their lives. UCM students can now participate in ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Halloween is just around the corner - Tips for Costume Safety & much more
When we think of Halloween, we picture children laughing in colorful ...
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KMOS-TV

What caused the 2005 Railway Disaster?
"Brakeless," a film by Kyoko Miyake, looks at Japanese society and asks if it is bound to the pursuit of efficiency at all costs. Have the ...
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The Rise of ISIS
Tonight at 9:00 on KMOS-TV, "Frontline" investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. As part of a special ...
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Origins of the Air Force
Tonight at 8:00 on KMOS-TV, NOVA follows a team seeking to uncover the secrets of some of aviation's most colorful and deadly early flying ...
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Nightly News on KMOS-TV
Each weeknight KMOS-TV presents the day's essential business and economic news with the experts at "Nightly Business Report" (NBR) at 5:30 ...
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An All-star Evening of Music
KMOS-TV presents Tony winner and Emmy-nominated artist Christine Ebersole; "American Idol" sensation Jessica Sanchez; dynamic tap duo, the ...
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On this week's edition of SPORTSPAGE,
UCM Football returns to Warrensburg after a successful trip to Northeastern State in Oklahoma. And in volleyball, the ninth ranked Jennies ...
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On this week's edition of SPORTSPAGE,
UCM Football returns to Warrensburg after a successful trip to Northeastern State in Oklahoma. And in volleyball, the ninth ranked Jennies ...
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Meetings

Faculty Senate Meeting October 29, 2014

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 237B on Wednesday October 29, 2014. This is an open meeting.

For more information:
Contact Dianne Gower at gower@ucmo.edu or call 6605434808

Faculty Senate Meeting October 29, 2014

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 237B on Wednesday October 29, 2014. This is an open meeting.

For more information:
Contact Dianne Gower at gower@ucmo.edu or call 6605434808

Faculty Senate Meeting October 29, 2014

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 237B on Wednesday October 29, 2014. This is an open meeting.

For more information:
Contact Dianne Gower at gower@ucmo.edu or call 6605434808


News

Aircraft Purchases, The Crossing Room Rates, and Health Care Coverage Increases Considered by Board
To help maintain the University of Central Missouri's current fleet of training aircraft, the UCM Board of Governors has approved the ...
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After Knitting His Way into World Record, UCM Runner Ready for NYC Marathon
The opportunity to join nearly 50,000 people in the New York City Marathon is challenging enough for most runners, but a University of ...
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After Knitting His Way into World Record, UCM Runner Ready for NYC Marathon
The opportunity to join nearly 50,000 people in the New York City Marathon is challenging enough for most runners, but a University of ...
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After Knitting His Way into World Record, UCM Runner Ready for NYC Marathon
The opportunity to join nearly 50,000 people in the New York City Marathon is challenging enough for most runners, but a University of ...
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Openings & Closings

Procurement and Mail Services Closed
The offices of Procurement and Mail Services will be closed from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. for training on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Both ...
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Procurement and Mail Services Closed
The offices of Procurement and Mail Services will be closed from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. for training on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Both ...
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Strategic Communications

New App Creates Facebook Community Among Incoming Students
This week, the University of Central Missouri launched a new app within Facebook to create a community, similar to a Facebook group, ...
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New App Creates Facebook Community Among Incoming Students
This week, the University of Central Missouri launched a new app within Facebook to create a community, similar to a Facebook group, ...
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Student Activities

Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity
Come and talk about Native American Heritage Month! Free coffee and tea provided for participants. ...
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Sign up for No Shave November!
Come sign up to participate in No Shave November! Tables for sign ups will be in the Union Atrium on October 30 and 31 from 9 AM to 5 PM. ...
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Sign up for No Shave November!
Come sign up to participate in No Shave November! Tables for sign ups will be in the Union Atrium on October 30 and 31 from 9 AM to 5 PM. ...
[more info]

Sign up for No Shave November!
Come sign up to participate in No Shave November! Tables for sign ups will be in the Union Atrium on October 30 and 31 from 9 AM to 5 PM. ...
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Halloween Photo BOOOOth
Grab some friends and have your photo taken in the Elliott Student Union's Halloween Photo BOOOOth. Wear your best costume or dress up with ...
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SATURDAYS STORIES & SLICES - November 1st
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay for ...
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SATURDAYS STORIES & SLICES - November 1st
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay for ...
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Digital Gaming Center (DGC) FIFA 15 Tournament on PS4
Digital Gaming Center (DGC) hosts monthly tournaments, and this month's tournament is FIFA 15. The tournament will be held on Wednesday, ...
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Digital Gaming Center (DGC) FIFA 15 Tournament on PS4
Digital Gaming Center (DGC) hosts monthly tournaments, and this month's tournament is FIFA 15. The tournament will be held on Wednesday, ...
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Digital Gaming Center (DGC) FIFA 15 Tournament on PS4
Digital Gaming Center (DGC) hosts monthly tournaments, and this month's tournament is FIFA 15. The tournament will be held on Wednesday, ...
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SATURDAYS STORIES & SLICES - November 1st
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay for ...
[more info]

SATURDAYS STORIES & SLICES - November 1st
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay for ...
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SATURDAYS STORIES & SLICES - November 1st
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay for ...
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Looking for IMPACT Facilitators
Student Activities is looking for IMPACT Facilitators for the 2015 Summer Retreat. If you have students that you think would be good for ...
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Looking for IMPACT Facilitators
Student Activities is looking for IMPACT Facilitators for the 2015 Summer Retreat. If you have students that you think would be good for ...
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Looking for IMPACT Facilitators
Student Activities is looking for IMPACT Facilitators for the 2015 Summer Retreat. If you have students that you think would be good for ...
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University Store

Boots Makeover Event
Enjoy a free makeover in University Store on October 28th, 11:00am-3:00pm. ...
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Boots Makeover Event
Enjoy a free makeover in University Store on October 28th, 11:00am-3:00pm. ...
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Meet a Jostens representative!
Stop by University Store today between 10AM-3PM to meet a Jostens representative. ...
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Have a Jostens question?
A Jostens representative will be on hand from 10AM-3PM today at University Store. Please stop by to say hello, ask any Jostens questions ...
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We are UCM Football ...
Black Out football t-shirts will be available for $10, plus tax, today in University Store. ...
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