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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, March 9


Academics

Drops Completed for Enrollment Validation Policy (2nd Half Classes)
Thank you for your participation in the Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP). As of the afternoon of Wednesday, March 11th all students who ...
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Drops Completed for Enrollment Validation Policy (2nd Half Classes)
Thank you for your participation in the Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP). As of the afternoon of Wednesday, March 11th all students who ...
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Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP) for 2nd Half Semester Classes - Absences Due Tomorrow
All second-half semester classes beginning Thursday, March 5th through Tuesday, March 10, are included in Enrollment Validation. ...
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Summer/Fall enrollment begins March 23rd!
Enrollment in summer/fall classes will take place March 23rd thru April 16th. All students are assigned an Enrollment Access Date based on ...
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The Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class is Monday, March 30th
The last day for students to drop a full semester course is Monday, March 30th . The last day to drop (also known as W date) may vary by ...
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The Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class is Monday, March 30th
The last day for students to drop a full semester course is Monday, March 30th . The last day to drop (also known as W date) may vary by ...
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Budget Tech 4 Students Workshop
Do your students need budgeting tools? ...
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Budget Tech 4 Students Workshop
Do your students need budgeting tools? ...
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Budget Tech 4 Students Workshop
Do your students need budgeting tools? ...
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2015 Graduate Catalog - Updates to pages 1-26
2015 Graduate Catalog - Updates to pages 1-26 ...
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CENTRALSpace - The UCM Institutional Repository
CENTRALSpace has been in the JCKL spotlight for the last three weeks. If you want to learn more about the communities and workflow, please ...
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CENTRALSpace - The UCM Institutional Repository
CENTRALSpace has been in the JCKL spotlight for the last three weeks. If you want to learn more about the communities and workflow, please ...
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CENTRALSpace - The UCM Institutional Repository
CENTRALSpace has been in the JCKL spotlight for the last three weeks. If you want to learn more about the communities and workflow, please ...
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Awards & Honors

Counseling Center Achieves IACS Re-Accreditation
The Counseling Center has been re-accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc., an Alexandria, Virginia based ...
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Counseling Center Achieves IACS Re-Accreditation
The Counseling Center has been re-accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc., an Alexandria, Virginia based ...
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UCM Alumnus Ashley Young Named Teacher of the Year
UCM alumnus Ashley Young, a freshmen social studies teacher at Smith-Cotton Junior High School in Sedalia, recently was honored as the ...
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UCM Alumnus Ashley Young Named Teacher of the Year
UCM alumnus Ashley Young, a freshmen social studies teacher at Smith-Cotton Junior High School in Sedalia, recently was honored as the ...
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UCM Alumnus Ashley Young Named Teacher of the Year
UCM alumnus Ashley Young, a freshmen social studies teacher at Smith-Cotton Junior High School in Sedalia, recently was honored as the ...
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Campus Fulbright Deadline-March 27th
The U.S. Fulbright Student Program provides grants for students to conduct research projects at international institutions or to teach ...
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Dr. Jacobs Named Faculty Mentor of the Year
The Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships would like to congratulate Dr. Katie Jacobs, the 2015 recipient of the ...
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Events

UCM Program Looks at 'The Many Faces of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder'
A mental health condition, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects a wide range of people - from military veterans who have suffered ...
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Renowned concert pianist gives free concert at UCM!
The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri will host pianist Thomas Schumacher in a concert, "Eastman at Central ...
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Live From New York - It's The Mayhem Poets!
Mayhem Poets Live in Hendricks! ...
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Live From New York - It's The Mayhem Poets!
Mayhem Poets Live in Hendricks! ...
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Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity
Join us for Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity on Tuesday, March 10 at noon in the Cafe Union Rouge! We will be discussing Women's History Month. ...
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Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity
Join us for Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity on Tuesday, March 10 at noon in the Cafe Union Rouge! We will be discussing Women's History Month. ...
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UCM Supports Air Force Sexual Violence Prevention Efforts on March 24
The University of Central Missouri is supporting Whiteman Air Force Base in its sexual assault prevention efforts by providing an alternate ...
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UCM Supports Air Force Sexual Violence Prevention Efforts on March 24
The University of Central Missouri is supporting Whiteman Air Force Base in its sexual assault prevention efforts by providing an alternate ...
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UCM Supports Air Force Sexual Violence Prevention Efforts on March 24
The University of Central Missouri is supporting Whiteman Air Force Base in its sexual assault prevention efforts by providing an alternate ...
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'The Many Faces of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder' Program Offered April 2
A mental health condition, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects a wide range of people - from military veterans who have suffered ...
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Reza Aslan to Come to UCM for Politics and Social Justice Week
Students for Political Action and UCMs Department of Government, International Studies and Languages along with various campus departments ...
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Reza Aslan to Come to UCM for Politics and Social Justice Week
Students for Political Action and UCMs Department of Government, International Studies and Languages along with various campus departments ...
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Reza Aslan to Come to UCM for Politics and Social Justice Week
Students for Political Action and UCMs Department of Government, International Studies and Languages along with various campus departments ...
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Guest Speaker on Terrorism
We were lucky enough to be able to reschedule Shakil Haider's talk on the roots of recent terrorist activity for Thursday, March 12th from ...
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Guest Speaker on Terrorism
We were lucky enough to be able to reschedule Shakil Haider's talk on the roots of recent terrorist activity for Thursday, March 12th from ...
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Guest Speaker on Terrorism
We were lucky enough to be able to reschedule Shakil Haider's talk on the roots of recent terrorist activity for Thursday, March 12th from ...
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Mules Basketball Watch Party Tomorrow!
The Mules have once again made it to post-season play! Join the official watch party tomorrow as the men tip off at noon against Northern ...
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Teacher Placement Day 2015
Teacher Placement Day 2015 is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25th from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Multipurpose Building Arena. We currently ...
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National Student Employment Week Kickoff Celebration and Reception
Career Development Services invites the campus community to participate in National Student Employment Week (April 13-17) to recognize the ...
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (VITA)
Free Basic Income Tax Preparation! ...
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Tian Tian, Piano - Faculty Recital
This program will include: ...
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Faculty

Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP) for 2nd Half Semester Classes - Absences due today by noon
All second-half semester classes beginning Thursday, March 5th through Tuesday, March 10, are included in Enrollment Validation. ...
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Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP) for 2nd Half Semester Classes
All second-half semester classes beginning Thursday, March 5th through Tuesday, March 10, are included in Enrollment Validation. ...
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Retirement Option Reminder
The College and University Retirement Plan (CURP) became effective July 1, 2002, and is a non-contributory 401(a) defined contribution plan ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Coming Up: Communicate Like a Manager
Communicate Like a Manager is the second in a ten-part webinar series from New Direction our EAP provider. ...
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Adobe Acrobat/SoftChalk/ Blackboard/TEID/Ask Debbie Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of March 16-20, 2015 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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Foundation & Alumni

Alumni Association Launched Latest Addition to Campaign, Red Connect
The UCM Alumni Association has become the first higher education organization in the state of Missouri to partner with Evisors to implement ...
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Alumni Association Launched Latest Addition to Campaign, Red Connect
The UCM Alumni Association has become the first higher education organization in the state of Missouri to partner with Evisors to implement ...
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Alumni Association Launched Latest Addition to Campaign, Red Connect
The UCM Alumni Association has become the first higher education organization in the state of Missouri to partner with Evisors to implement ...
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Thank You For Telling Students About MoCents
A few days following the March 1 scholarship deadline, the UCM Foundation is pleased with the results. In total, 2,498 students successfully ...
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Thank You For Telling Students About MoCents
A few days following the March 1 scholarship deadline, the UCM Foundation is pleased with the results. In total, 2,498 students successfully ...
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Thank You For Telling Students About MoCents
A few days following the March 1 scholarship deadline, the UCM Foundation is pleased with the results. In total, 2,498 students successfully ...
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UCM Foundation Approves Record $1.185 Million to Support Students
Recognizing the financial commitment that a college degree requires, the University of Central Missouri Foundation has approved an historic ...
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General

Student Ambassador Application Available
Would you be interested in providing campus tours to prospective students and families? Are you interested in assisting with recruitment of ...
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Faculty and Staff Encouraged to Submit Information to Faculty and Staff News and Notes
The UCM News Bureau has reactivated the Faculty and Staff News and Notes web page as an outlet for information about the professional ...
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Faculty and Staff Encouraged to Submit Information to Faculty and Staff News and Notes
The UCM News Bureau has reactivated the Faculty and Staff News and Notes web page as an outlet for information about the professional ...
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Faculty and Staff Encouraged to Submit Information to Faculty and Staff News and Notes
The UCM News Bureau has reactivated the Faculty and Staff News and Notes web page as an outlet for information about the professional ...
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Student Ambassador Application Available
Would you be interested in providing campus tours to prospective students and families? Are you interested in assisting with recruitment of ...
[more info]

Student Ambassador Application Available
Would you be interested in providing campus tours to prospective students and families? Are you interested in assisting with recruitment of ...
[more info]

Student Ambassador Application Available
Would you be interested in providing campus tours to prospective students and families? Are you interested in assisting with recruitment of ...
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Health & Wellness

Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Available on March 11
Willard "Mac" McConnell, Veterans Service Officer, Missouri Veterans Commission, will hold open office hours to meet with veterans on March ...
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Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Available on March 11
Willard "Mac" McConnell, Veterans Service Officer, Missouri Veterans Commission, will hold open office hours to meet with veterans on March ...
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Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Available on March 11
Willard "Mac" McConnell, Veterans Service Officer, Missouri Veterans Commission, will hold open office hours to meet with veterans on March ...
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Is Caffeine Calling?
Whether is it for a morning wake up or a mid-afternoon lull, many of us turn to caffeine for an added burst of energy. The pros and cons ...
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Spin Class Cancelled

Spin Class is cancelled on Wednesday (3/11) and Friday(3/13). Regular classes will resume during the week of spring break.

For more information:
Contact Ashton Oltmanns at oltmanns@ucmo.edu

Spin Class Cancelled

Spin Class is cancelled on Wednesday (3/11) and Friday(3/13). Regular classes will resume during the week of spring break.

For more information:
Contact Ashton Oltmanns at oltmanns@ucmo.edu

Spin Class Cancelled

Spin Class is cancelled on Wednesday (3/11) and Friday(3/13). Regular classes will resume during the week of spring break.

For more information:
Contact Ashton Oltmanns at oltmanns@ucmo.edu

Couch 2 5k Cancelled on Thursday

Couch 2 5k is cancelled on Thursday, March 10th. C25k will resume regular schedule during Spring Break.

For more information:
Contact Ashton Oltmanns at oltmanns@ucmo.edu

Couch 2 5k Cancelled on Thursday

Couch 2 5k is cancelled on Thursday, March 10th. C25k will resume regular schedule during Spring Break.

For more information:
Contact Ashton Oltmanns at oltmanns@ucmo.edu

Gentle Yoga Spring Break Week

Gentle Yoga will meet Mon/ Thur next week (spring break week) from 4:30 to 5:30. We go back to our regular schedule the following week.

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

Gentle Yoga Spring Break Week

Gentle Yoga will meet Mon/ Thur next week (spring break week) from 4:30 to 5:30. We go back to our regular schedule the following week.

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

Gentle Yoga Spring Break Week

Gentle Yoga will meet Mon/ Thur next week (spring break week) from 4:30 to 5:30. We go back to our regular schedule the following week.

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


Human Resources/Payroll

Donation Period for Crisis Leave Now Open
Making a Crisis Leave Pool Donation- full time employees may donate their personal accrued vacation leave in either 4 or 8 hour increments ...
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Donation Period for Crisis Leave Now Open
Making a Crisis Leave Pool Donation- full time employees may donate their personal accrued vacation leave in either 4 or 8 hour increments ...
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Murdock Banner Financial Group is hosting an informational meeting about Social Security options with Retirement.
Informational meeting at Traditions by Murdock Banner will be held on Tuesday, April 7th. Seating is limited, please RSVP to email ...
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Murdock Banner Financial Group is hosting an informational meeting about Social Security options with Retirement.
Informational meeting at Traditions by Murdock Banner will be held on Tuesday, April 7th. Seating is limited, please RSVP to email ...
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KMOS-TV

Antiques Roadshow in Des Moine Tonight at 7:00
Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Francis Wahlgren explore an impressive extra-illustrated book set based on a biography of Charles Dickens ...
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Celebrate the legacy of tenor Enrico Caruso tonight at 7:00
Enrico Caruso was the world's first international recording star, taking opera to the masses and the street vibrancy of Neapolitan songs to ...
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Calling all back-seat paddlers!
Follow a flotilla of canoes, kayaks and other craft racing down the Missouri River in the annual MR340, the world's longest continuous river ...
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From Moody Blues to
Lead singer and guitarist for The Moody Blues, Justin Hayward, peforms classic Moody Blues songs plus songs from his solo album "Spirits of ...
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Love music of the 50s and 60s?
In this trip down memory lane, hosted by Patti Page and Nick Clooney, we see and hear new performances and archival classics from the vault. ...
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Test your powers of deduction with KMOS-TV on SHERLOCK NIGHT
If you are a fan of Masterpiece's Sherlock Holmes, you'll want to join us in the studio as we search for clues in our own "mini mystery". ...
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Test your powers of deduction with KMOS-TV on SHERLOCK NIGHT
If you are a fan of Masterpiece's Sherlock Holmes, you'll want to join us in the studio as we search for clues in our own "mini mystery". ...
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News

UCM's MA in Accountancy Named One of 30 Most Affordable Programs
Accounting Degree Review (ADR), an online independent and objective resource for current and prospective accounting and finance students, ...
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'Paris of the Plains' Photo Project Showcases UCM Grad's Creativity
Kansas City news station KSHB-TV 41 recently aired a story about University of Central Missouri alumnus Tim Lair, who graduated in 2013 with ...
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'Paris of the Plains' Photo Project Showcases UCM Grad's Creativity
Kansas City news station KSHB-TV 41 recently aired a story about University of Central Missouri alumnus Tim Lair, who graduated in 2013 with ...
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'Paris of the Plains' Photo Project Showcases UCM Grad's Creativity
Kansas City news station KSHB-TV 41 recently aired a story about University of Central Missouri alumnus Tim Lair, who graduated in 2013 with ...
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'The Many Faces of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder' Program Offered April 2
A mental health condition, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects a wide range of people - from military veterans who have suffered ...
[more info]

'The Many Faces of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder' Program Offered April 2
A mental health condition, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects a wide range of people - from military veterans who have suffered ...
[more info]

UCM Student Kristine Sands Appears on KCTV5's Better Kansas City Program
UCM fashion merchandising student Kritsine Sands was interviewed on KCTV5's "Better Kansas City" community interest program on Monday, March ...
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UCM Has Role in National TechHire Program Announced by President Obama
In his remarks to the National League of Cities Monday, March 9, President Barack Obama announced his TechHire initiative that includes a ...
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UCM Student Kristine Sands Appears on KCTV5's Better Kansas City Program
UCM fashion merchandising student Kritsine Sands was interviewed on KCTV5's "Better Kansas City" community interest program on Monday, March ...
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UCM Student Kristine Sands Appears on KCTV5's Better Kansas City Program
UCM fashion merchandising student Kritsine Sands was interviewed on KCTV5's "Better Kansas City" community interest program on Monday, March ...
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UCM Has Role in National TechHire Program Announced by President Obama
In his remarks to the National League of Cities Monday, March 9, President Barack Obama announced his TechHire initiative that includes a ...
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UCM Has Role in National TechHire Program Announced by President Obama
In his remarks to the National League of Cities Monday, March 9, President Barack Obama announced his TechHire initiative that includes a ...
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UCM Named Host Site for Strategic Deterrent Coalition's Inaugural Symposium
The Strategic Deterrent Coalition (SDC), a national organization dedicated to supporting and maintaining the United States' strategic ...
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Newsletters

Staff Span Newsletter

The latest issue of Staff Span is out!

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/psc/staffspan_SP2015.pdf
Contact Sarah Craig at craig@ucmo.edu


Office of Technology

Telephone Switch Maintenance Scheduled for Thursday Night
Beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, UCM telephones will be unavailable while Office of Technology staff perform necessary ...
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Telephone Switch Maintenance Scheduled for Thursday Night
Beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, UCM telephones will be unavailable while Office of Technology staff perform necessary ...
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Telephone Switch Maintenance Scheduled for Thursday Night
Beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, UCM telephones will be unavailable while Office of Technology staff perform necessary ...
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Professional Staff

Professional Staff Council Elections
Please take a brief minute and select a colleague to help represent your unit on the Professional Staff Council. The ballots will be ...
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Student Activities

Ping Pong Tournament
Calling all ping pong masters and champions in training! The Elliott Student Union is hosting a Ping Pong Tournament on Monday March 23rd ...
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Ping Pong Tournament
Calling all ping pong masters and champions in training! The Elliott Student Union is hosting a Ping Pong Tournament on Monday March 23rd ...
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Ping Pong Tournament
Calling all ping pong masters and champions in training! The Elliott Student Union is hosting a Ping Pong Tournament on Monday March 23rd ...
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Pursuit of Happiness Day Award Nominations due by Monday, March 16th

Pursuit of Happiness Day Award nominations are due by 5:00, Monday, March 16th.

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/adp/events/happiness.cfm
Download: PursuitofHappiness.pdf
Contact Adam Conley at conley@ucmo.edu

Pursuit of Happiness Day Award Nominations due by Monday, March 16th

Pursuit of Happiness Day Award nominations are due by 5:00, Monday, March 16th.

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/adp/events/happiness.cfm
Download: PursuitofHappiness.pdf
Contact Adam Conley at conley@ucmo.edu

Pursuit of Happiness Day Award Nominations due by Monday, March 16th

Pursuit of Happiness Day Award nominations are due by 5:00, Monday, March 16th.

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/adp/events/happiness.cfm
Download: PursuitofHappiness.pdf
Contact Adam Conley at conley@ucmo.edu

Sue Shear Fellow Applications due Today, Tuesday, March 10th

Sue Shear applications are due today, Tuesday, March 10th. For more information, please read the attached informational release.

For more information:
Go to: http://www.ucmo.edu/sueshear/
Download: SueShearRelease.pdf
Contact Adam Conley at conley@ucmo.edu