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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, January 19


Academics

2015 Undergraduate Catalog - updates to pages 1-60
If your office has information in the first 60 pages of the 2014 Undergraduate Catalog, please review your content and send any updates for ...
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Drops Completed for Enrollment Validation Policy
Thank you for your participation in the Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP). As of the afternoon of Friday, January 16th all students who ...
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Drops Completed for Enrollment Validation Policy
Thank you for your participation in the Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP). As of the afternoon of Friday, January 16th all students who ...
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Drops Completed for Enrollment Validation Policy
Thank you for your participation in the Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP). As of the afternoon of Friday, January 16th all students who ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
The first Transformational Learning Initiative session of the semester will be Friday, January 23 at 2:00 in Lov 3140. One of the Appy Hour ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
The first Transformational Learning Initiative session of the semester will be Friday, January 23 at 2:00 in Lov 3140. One of the Appy Hour ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
The first Transformational Learning Initiative session of the semester will be Friday, January 23 at 2:00 in Lov 3140. One of the Appy Hour ...
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Blackboard for Students Workshop
Are your students struggling with Blackboard? ...
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Blackboard for Students Workshop
Are your students struggling with Blackboard? ...
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Awards & Honors

Call for Nominations for UCM Student Employee of the Year!
The Career Services Center will host the 4th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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Outstanding Academic Advisor Award - accepting nominations!
Nominate one of our professional and/or faculty advisors for the first ever Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. The nomination is ...
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Call for Nominations for Charno and Who's Who at UCM
Each year the university presents awards to the senior man and woman who are considered to be the outstanding students of the University's ...
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Global Vision Scholarship
Thanks to the wonderful generosity of an anonymous alum, the University of Central Missouri Foundation developed the Global Vision ...
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Drs. Fuller-St. John and Moran Professional Achievement
On December Fifth, 2014, Drs. Fuller-St. John and Moran earned full licensure as psychologists at the independent level of practice. At the ...
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Gower Receives Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award
Warrensburg resident Melissa Gower was recognized by UCM and the Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of Commerce as part of UCM's annual Dr. ...
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Nominate an Academic Advisor for the new Outstanding Academic Advisor Award!
Help us honor one of our faculty or professional advisors. The nomination is easy--just the advisor's name and a short paragraph why you ...
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Nominate Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award by February 1
Take a moment and nominate one of our outstanding Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award. ...
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Events

Orientation 2015

The list of Orientation dates for 2015 is attached.

For more information:
Download: Orientation 2015.docx
Contact Meghan Schmidt at mschmidt@ucmo.edu

Volunteer Fair
Join us for the Volunteer Fair on Wed., Jan. 21 from 11-1 p.m. in the Union Atrium. ...
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Winter Blood Drive
The Community Blood Center will be here on Wed., Jan. 21 & Thurs., Jan. 22 from 10-6 p.m. (9-10 a.m is reserved for faculty/staff). ...
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Winter Blood Drive
The Community Blood Center will be here on Wed., Jan. 21 & Thurs., Jan. 22 from 10-6 p.m. (9-10 a.m is reserved for faculty/staff). ...
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Half-Priced Appetizers at Traditions!
Every Monday and Thursday, Traditions at Pertle Springs offers your favorite appetizers at half-price! Bring friends and family, order a few ...
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Half-Priced Appetizers at Traditions!
Every Monday and Thursday, Traditions at Pertle Springs offers your favorite appetizers at half-price! Bring friends and family, order a few ...
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Traditions' Taco Tuesday!
There are plenty of Taco Tuesday specials in town, but nobody does it like Traditions! Come build your own taco for just $1 each. Pile on ...
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The Great Debate!
As part of this year's MLK Celebration, The Talking Mules are hosting a debate over violent protesting and its effectiveness on Wednesday, ...
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The Great Debate!
As part of this year's MLK Celebration, The Talking Mules are hosting a debate over violent protesting and its effectiveness on Wednesday, ...
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Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, this month's Let's Talk will revolve around MLK, civil rights, and how it remains relevant today. ...
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Study Abroad Info Fair Jan. 28
Calling all students who are interested in Study Abroad! The Spring Study Abroad Information Fair will be held on January 28th from 11-3 in ...
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Study Abroad Info Fair Jan. 28
Calling all students who are interested in Study Abroad! The Spring Study Abroad Information Fair will be held on January 28th from 11-3 in ...
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MLK Community Praise & Worship Service
The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri and the Warrensburg Ministerial Association will host the MLK Community ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Joy Stevenson
Dr. Deborah Curtis, Provost and Chief Learning Officer, cordially invites you to a retirement reception honoring Dr. Joy Stevenson on ...
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Spring Career Expo 2015
The Spring Career Expo 2015 is scheduled for Wednesday, February 18th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building Arena, and we ...
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Spring Career Expo 2015
The Spring Career Expo 2015 is scheduled for Wednesday, February 18th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building Arena, and we ...
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Five-Year Reunion Set for Training School, College High, University High Alumni
Celebrating memories of the laboratory school that was once part of the University of Central Missouri campus, the university has set Friday ...
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Five-Year Reunion Set for Training School, College High, University High Alumni
Celebrating memories of the laboratory school that was once part of the University of Central Missouri campus, the university has set Friday ...
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Five-Year Reunion Set for Training School, College High, University High Alumni
Celebrating memories of the laboratory school that was once part of the University of Central Missouri campus, the university has set Friday ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Joy Stevenson
Dr. Deborah Curtis, Provost and Chief Learning Officer, cordially invites you to a retirement reception honoring Dr. Joy Stevenson on ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Joy Stevenson
Dr. Deborah Curtis, Provost and Chief Learning Officer, cordially invites you to a retirement reception honoring Dr. Joy Stevenson on ...
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Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise presents The Entrepreneurs Speaker Series 2015
There will be 4 workshops focused on the 4 stages of Entrepreneurial development. ...
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Faculty

Call for Nominations: 2015 Byler Distinguished Faculty Award

Please refer to the attached document from the Chair of the Committee on Faculty Awards.

For more information:
Download: Byler Call for Nominations and form.doc
Contact Donna Mayeux at dmayeux@ucmo.edu or call (660) 543-8059


Faculty/Staff Training

Reminder: Spring Professional Enhancement Committee Grant
The Center for Teaching and Learning is currently accepting requests for funding for the Professional Enhancement Committee Grant. The ...
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Coming Up: Supervising Student Workers and Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow

Supervising Student Workers: Jan 27 at 9:00

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow: Feb 3 at 9:00

For more information:
Go to: ucmo.edu/calendar
Contact Michelle Taylor at mtaylor@ucmo.edu

Adobe Training Manager/TEID/Blackboard/SoftChalk Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of January 26-30, 2015 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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Foundation & Alumni

UCM Loses Middle East Collection Benefactor Paul Nance
With sadness, we report the passing of Paul Nance, who died Jan. 12 from pneumonia complications. Nance and his late wife, Colleen, gifted ...
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UCM Loses Middle East Collection Benefactor Paul Nance
With sadness, we report the passing of Paul Nance, who died Jan. 12 from pneumonia complications. Nance and his late wife, Colleen, gifted ...
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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. ...
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Karlin Assumes Leadership Post in State Organization Dedicated to Financial Assistance
Angela Karlin, director of Student Financial Assistance at UCM, has been elected by her professional peers to serve as the Missouri ...
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Karlin Assumes Leadership Post in State Organization Dedicated to Financial Assistance
Angela Karlin, director of Student Financial Assistance at UCM, has been elected by her professional peers to serve as the Missouri ...
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Informational Meeting for Civil Air Patrol Unit Planned
An informational meeting for those interested in the formation of a Civil Air Patrol Unit in Warrensburg is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, ...
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Informational Meeting for Civil Air Patrol Unit Planned
An informational meeting for those interested in the formation of a Civil Air Patrol Unit in Warrensburg is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, ...
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Toner Scam
The Procurement Office has received word that the toner scam artists are at it again. If any department receives a call from a company ...
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Toner Scam
The Procurement Office has received word that the toner scam artists are at it again. If any department receives a call from a company ...
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Toner Scam
The Procurement Office has received word that the toner scam artists are at it again. If any department receives a call from a company ...
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Motorcycle Beginner Rider Course Enrolling Now!
Course Date: March 27-29, 2015 ...
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Health & Wellness

Gentle Yoga will resume Thursday, Jan. 22

Gentle Yoga will meet on Mondays and Thursdays for spring semester, 5:15-6:15.

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

Gentle Yoga Class: M/R, 5:15-6:15
Gentle Yoga will meet on Mon./Thur, 5:15-6:15 in the Student Wellness Center. Taught by Barb Rhodes, certified yoga instructor, this is a ...
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Gentle Yoga Class: M/R, 5:15-6:15
Gentle Yoga will meet on Mon./Thur, 5:15-6:15 in the Student Wellness Center. Taught by Barb Rhodes, certified yoga instructor, this is a ...
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Gentle Yoga Class: M/R, 5:15-6:15
Gentle Yoga will meet on Mon./Thur, 5:15-6:15 in the Student Wellness Center. Taught by Barb Rhodes, certified yoga instructor, this is a ...
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Weight Watchers holds Open House on Campus
Come join Weight Watchers! We are hosting an open house at UCM in the Student Wellness and Recreation Center on Thursday January 22 at 12:30 ...
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Interested in joining Weight Watchers
Come join Weight Watchers! We are hosting an open house at UCM in the Student Wellness and Recreation Center on Thursday January 22 at 12:30 ...
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Flu Grips Missouri, Tips for Staying Well
Flu continues to expand its reach in the United States this season, with the latest report from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showing ...
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Flu Grips Missouri, Tips for Staying Well
Flu continues to expand its reach in the United States this season, with the latest report from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showing ...
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Monday Spin Class is ON at the SWRC
While morning Spin is cancelled due to the delayed start at the SWRC on MLK Day, afternoon spin will be held as regularly scheduled at 5:30 ...
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Fit Community 2015 pre-test
Don't forget to get your pre-test done for Fit Community 2015, this Wednesday or Thursday from 3pm till 6pm at the Student Recreation and ...
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Fit Community 2015 pre-test
Don't forget to get your pre-test done for Fit Community 2015, this Wednesday or Thursday from 3pm till 6pm at the Student Recreation and ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Lab
Care Connection for Aging Services and University of Central Missouri will offer a free event to enroll people in the Health Insurance ...
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Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Lab
Care Connection for Aging Services and University of Central Missouri will offer a free event to enroll people in the Health Insurance ...
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Employee Time Sheets Due Today
Time sheets for the period January 1 - 15, 2015 are due today by 11:59 PM. Employees will not be able to access their time sheets after the ...
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KMOS-TV

President Obama's State of the Union Address Tonight
KMOS-TV will broadcast the "PBS NewsHour" with live coverage of President Obama's address, followed by the Republican response and analysis ...
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Missouri State of the State Address Tonight
KMOS-TV will broadcast Governor Nixon's address in which he plans to detail his legislative and economic priorities befoe a joint session of ...
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Inspired Food Culture
Tune to Feast TV for a focus on Midwest tastemakers. Join producer Catherine Neville for a roundtable in Kansas City featuring seven of the ...
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KC Native Joyce DiDonato on KMOS-TV
DiDonato sings her first Met performance of the title character in Rossini's Cinderella story, La Cenerentola, with bel canto master Juan ...
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News

UCM Alumnus Lucas Boyce Reminds MLK Dinner Audience That "The Dream Still Matters"
UCM alumnus Lucas Boyce returned to his alma mater Jan. 20 as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom ...
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UCM Alumnus Lucas Boyce Reminds MLK Dinner Audience That "The Dream Still Matters"
UCM alumnus Lucas Boyce returned to his alma mater Jan. 20 as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom ...
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Office of Technology

Maintenance This Weekend for MyCentral
Office of Technology staff will be working this weekend to perform necessary updates which could affect MyCentral availability. Between the ...
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Maintenance This Weekend for MyCentral
Office of Technology staff will be working this weekend to perform necessary updates which could affect MyCentral availability. Between the ...
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Connectivity Challenges Over the Past Week
MOREnet is UCM's Internet service provider. In responding to UCM's increasing demands for bandwidth, MOREnet recently conducted several ...
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Professional Staff

Nominations for the JP Mees Award are Due by February 1st
Take a moment and nominate one of our outstanding Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award. ...
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Public Safety

Free RAD Basic Self Defense for Women Course
The University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety is sponsoring a R.A.D. Basic Self Defense for Women course. The dates and ...
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Student Activities

Final Deadline for Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day: February 13th
Although the priority deadline for the Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day has passed, we will still be accepting abstracts ...
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LGBTQQ* Therapy Group
This is a great group opportunity for students. Please feel free to pass this along to any students who may be interested. ...
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LGBTQQ* Therapy Group
This is a great group opportunity for students. Please feel free to pass this along to any students who may be interested. ...
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University Store

Warm Up to Apple
Spring back to class with a free University Store gift card. Receive a free $50 gift card with your purchase of an in-stock Apple computer* ...
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Slam Dunk of a Deal Discount Today, January 20
Save 20% on regular priced sportswear at University Store today, January 20. Celebrate the Mules victory over Northwest Missouri. Some ...
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