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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, December 1


Academics

Undergraduate Fall Degree Candidates - Commencement Name Cards
Fall undergraduate degree candidates who intend to participate in the December 13th commencement ceremony may pick up their commencement ...
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Spring 2015 1st and 2nd Half Semester Dates
It has been brought to our attention that there are various dates listed on different university calendars for the ending/beginning of the ...
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Tasting Cozumel
If you love food, come journey to Cozumel, Mexico and expand your appreciation of ethnic foods, culinary customs and practices while earning ...
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Tasting Cozumel
If you love food, come journey to Cozumel, Mexico and expand your appreciation of ethnic foods, culinary customs and practices while earning ...
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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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Transformational Learning Friday Session
The last Transformational Learning Initiative session of the semester will be Friday, December 5 at 9:00 or 12:00 in Lov 3140. This Appy ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
The last Transformational Learning Initiative session of the semester will be Friday, December 5 at 9:00 or 12:00 in Lov 3140. This Appy ...
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Transformational Learning Friday Session
The last Transformational Learning Initiative session of the semester will be Friday, December 5 at 9:00 or 12:00 in Lov 3140. This Appy ...
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Awards & Honors

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 ...
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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 ...
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UCM Endorses Two for Truman Scholarship
The Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships, in conjunction with the Truman Scholarship Committee, would like to ...
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M. Jenise Comer elected President-Elect of the ASWB Board of Directors
M. Jenise Comer, Professor of Social Work and BSW Program Director has been elected president-elect of the 2015 Board of Directors of the ...
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M. Jenise Comer elected President-Elect of the ASWB Board of Directors
M. Jenise Comer, Professor of Social Work and BSW Program Director has been elected president-elect of the 2015 Board of Directors of the ...
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M. Jenise Comer elected President-Elect of the ASWB Board of Directors
M. Jenise Comer, Professor of Social Work and BSW Program Director has been elected president-elect of the 2015 Board of Directors of the ...
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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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American Democracy Project Grant Winners Chosen

American Democracy Project winners have been chosen. Congratulations to all recipients!

For more information:
Download: ADPGrantWinnersPressRelease.pdf
Contact Adam Conley at conley@ucmo.edu

McNair Scholars Selected
The members of the McNair Scholars Class of 2015 have been selected. Their names and majors are as follows: Christian Acamo, Painting and ...
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Events

UCM Scarves and Ties for Sale!
Need a great gift for the UCM fan in your life? UCM Fashion has silk scarves and ties with our official UCM print and UCM logo for $30 and ...
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Book Drive to benefit local elementary schools: Prizes awarded for most books donated!
Books Are Bridges is hosting a book drive on December 1 from 2pm-6pm in the JCK Library. We are collecting gently used books as well as ...
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KC Plaza and Christmas Lights Extravaganza
Join us for our 4th annual trip to the KC plaza and Longview Lake for the Christmas Lights in the Park! :) This trip will take place on ...
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UCM Photographic Society Winter Gala/Silent Auction
Thursday Dec 4, 6pm at Fitter's 131 W Pine St. Semi Formal event with Silent Auction fundraiser of local photographers work. Features pilot ...
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UCM Photographic Society Winter Gala/Silent Auction
Thursday Dec 4, 6pm at Fitter's 131 W Pine St. Semi Formal event with Silent Auction fundraiser of local photographers work. Features pilot ...
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UCM Photographic Society Winter Gala/Silent Auction
Thursday Dec 4, 6pm at Fitter's 131 W Pine St. Semi Formal event with Silent Auction fundraiser of local photographers work. Features pilot ...
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Ginny McTighe Retirement Party

Please join us in celebrating Ginny's 26+ years of service to UCM.

For more information:
Download: flyer1.pdf
Contact April Kelley at akelley@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4425

Ginny McTighe Retirement Party

Please join us in celebrating Ginny's 26+ years of service to UCM.

For more information:
Download: flyer1.pdf
Contact April Kelley at akelley@ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4425

Undergraduate Research Presentation
The next event in the Great War History Lecture Series will be December 2 at 6:00 pm in Twomey Auditorium (Wood 100) and features ...
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Undergraduate Research Presentation
The next event in the Great War History Lecture Series will be December 2 at 6:00 pm in Twomey Auditorium (Wood 100) and features ...
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UCM Scarves and Ties Make Great Gifts... and they're on SALE!!
Need a holiday or graduation gift for a UCM fan? Scarves and ties exclusively designed for UCM by the Fashion program are your answer. AND ...
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UCM Scarves and Ties Make Great Gifts... and they're on SALE!!
Need a holiday or graduation gift for a UCM fan? Scarves and ties exclusively designed for UCM by the Fashion program are your answer. AND ...
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Lifelong Learning Program Dedicated to Dickens and Meaning of Christmas
Lifelong Learning at UCM will present "God Bless Us, Everyone: Dickens and the Meaning of Christmas" at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Heroes ...
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Lifelong Learning Program Dedicated to Dickens and Meaning of Christmas
Lifelong Learning at UCM will present "God Bless Us, Everyone: Dickens and the Meaning of Christmas" at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Heroes ...
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UCM Scarves and Ties are on SALE at the Holiday Market.

$5 off silk items. Rayon scarves 2 for 25. We will be at the Holiday market tonight!!

For more information:
Download: holiday sale flier.JPG
Contact Melissa Abner at mabner@ucmo.edu or call 543-8724

President's Holiday Open House
President Chuck and Mrs. Kris Ambrose invite all faculty, staff, and students to their annual Holiday Open House on Tuesday, December 2, ...
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President's Holiday Open House
President Chuck and Mrs. Kris Ambrose invite all faculty, staff, and students to their annual Holiday Open House on Tuesday, December 2, ...
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Dining Dollar Tuesday!!
We have all heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. UCM Dining by Sodexo is bringing you DINING DOLLAR TUESDAY!!! ...
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Elliott Student Union's Holiday Market
Don't miss out on the free holiday fun today in the Elliott Student Union, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Check out over 70 vendor booths featuring ...
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God Bless Us, Everyone Dickens & the Meaning of Christmas
Dr. Joshua Taft, assistant professor of English at UCM, will present the program at 3 p.m. in the banquet room of Heores Restaurant & Pub. ...
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God Bless Us, Everyone Dickens & the Meaning of Christmas
Dr. Joshua Taft, assistant professor of English at UCM, will present the program at 3 p.m. in the banquet room of Heores Restaurant & Pub. ...
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God Bless Us, Everyone Dickens & the Meaning of Christmas
Dr. Joshua Taft, assistant professor of English at UCM, will present the program at 3 p.m. in the banquet room of Heores Restaurant & Pub. ...
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Professional and Support Staff Council's Freebies for Finals
The Professional and Support Staff Councils will be giving away Scantrons, pencils, Smarties, hot chocolate, hot apple cider, and cookies on ...
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Professional and Support Staff Council's Freebies for Finals
The Professional and Support Staff Councils will be giving away Scantrons, pencils, Smarties, hot chocolate, hot apple cider, and cookies on ...
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Professional and Support Staff Council's Freebies for Finals
The Professional and Support Staff Councils will be giving away Scantrons, pencils, Smarties, hot chocolate, hot apple cider, and cookies on ...
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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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Faculty

Last chance to apply for a UCM Foundation Opportunity Grant
For those procrastinators, the UCM Foundation would like to remind you this is the last week to submit a faculty and staff Opportunity ...
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Last chance to apply for a UCM Foundation Opportunity Grant
For those procrastinators, the UCM Foundation would like to remind you this is the last week to submit a faculty and staff Opportunity ...
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Last chance to apply for a UCM Foundation Opportunity Grant
For those procrastinators, the UCM Foundation would like to remind you this is the last week to submit a faculty and staff Opportunity ...
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Summer Semester U Grades
The Registrar's Office will update student records on Friday, December 5th to prepare for the final fall grade run. Any student who ...
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Summer Semester U Grades
The Registrar's Office will update student records on Friday, December 5th to prepare for the final fall grade run. Any student who ...
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Fall Semester Final Grades due by Noon, on 12/16/14
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 Professional Enhancement Committee Grant Funding
The Center for Teaching and Learning is currently accepting requests for funding for the Professional Enhancement Committee Grant. The ...
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Spring Semester Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP)
COURSES THAT EVP APPLIES TO ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Rescheduled - UCM General Education Meeting: Competency 2
This event was originally scheduled for 11/12/14. ...
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Rescheduled - UCM General Education Meeting: Competency 2
This event was originally scheduled for 11/12/14. ...
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Adobe Connect Professional Training
NEW SESSION ADDED ...
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Adobe Presenter and Blackboard Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of December 8-12, 2014 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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From the President

Continuing a Commitment to Community
Several years ago, the University of Central Missouri adopted the Community Creed outlining what it means to be a citizen of the university, ...
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Continuing a Commitment to Community
Several years ago, the University of Central Missouri adopted the Community Creed outlining what it means to be a citizen of the university, ...
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Continuing a Commitment to Community
Several years ago, the University of Central Missouri adopted the Community Creed outlining what it means to be a citizen of the university, ...
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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - Flags at Half Staff
In accordance with Missouri State Statutes, Section 9.110, flags at all state and government office buildings will be flown at half-staff on ...
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General

Feed a Local Family for the Holidays
The 2014 Annual Christmas Store is going to be accepting donations for meals to assist families in need within our community. ...
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Feed a Local Family for the Holidays
The 2014 Annual Christmas Store is going to be accepting donations for meals to assist families in need within our community. ...
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Spring 2015 1st and 2nd Half Semester Dates
It has been brought to our attention that there are various dates listed on different university calendars for the ending/beginning of the ...
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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

Tobacco-Free Policy Implementation--Feedback Reqested
Please take a few minutes to complete the anonymous survey at the link below to share your feedback about UCM's implementation of the ...
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Tobacco-Free Policy Implementation--Feedback Reqested
Please take a few minutes to complete the anonymous survey at the link below to share your feedback about UCM's implementation of the ...
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Tobacco-Free Policy Implementation--Feedback Reqested
Please take a few minutes to complete the anonymous survey at the link below to share your feedback about UCM's implementation of the ...
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Angel Tree--Gifts Returned to Admin 101 by Monday 12/8
There are only 4 more Angels on the Tree! ...
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Health & Wellness

Gentle Yoga Class: T/R
Gentle Yoga will meet on Tues/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: T/R
Gentle Yoga will meet on Tues/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: T/R
Gentle Yoga will meet on Tues/Thur, 5:15-6:15 in the Student Wellness Center. Taught by Barb Rhodes, certified yoga instructor, this is a ...
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Face-to-Face Coaching sessions available
Are you interested in improving your overall health, eliminating health risks and benefiting from the support and guidance of a lifestyle ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

MetLife rep David Yount will be on campus Tuesday, December 2nd.
MetLife rep David Yount will be on campus Tues., Dec. 2nd from 1:00-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or email ...
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MetLife rep David Yount will be on campus Tuesday, December 2nd.
MetLife rep David Yount will be on campus Tues., Dec. 2nd from 1:00-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or email ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees-Educational Development submissions for SPRING- deadline Dec. 5th
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions deadline is Dec. 5th for Spring semester. The ELECTRONIC form is found ...
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Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thursday, December 4th.
Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thurs., Dec. 4th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment, please call ext. 4255 or email ...
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Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thursday, December 4th.
Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thurs., Dec. 4th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment, please call ext. 4255 or email ...
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Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thursday, December 4th.
Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thurs., Dec. 4th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment, please call ext. 4255 or email ...
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Employee Time Sheets Due Today
Employee time sheets for the November 16-30, 2014 pay period are due today by 11:59 PM. Time sheets will close for employee access after ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educ. Development submissions deadline is Friday, Dec. 5th.
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions deadline is Dec. 5th for Spring semester. The ELECTRONIC form is found ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educ. Development submissions deadline is Friday, Dec. 5th.
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions deadline is Dec. 5th for Spring semester. The ELECTRONIC form is found ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educ. Development submissions deadline is Friday, Dec. 5th.
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions deadline is Dec. 5th for Spring semester. The ELECTRONIC form is found ...
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KMOS-TV

This week on AgriLegacy
Some farmers have found life insurance to be a good tool for finacial planning, but its uses may actually be costing your estate hundreds of ...
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This week on AgriLegacy
Wes and Galen discuss protecting your legacy against possible effects of divorce, creditors and future estate taxes. ...
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This week on AgriLegacy
Wes and Galen discuss protecting your legacy against possible effects of divorce, creditors and future estate taxes. ...
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Peter, Paul and Mary Retrospective
Tonight, KMOS-TV presents a celebration of the preeminent trio that brought folk music to America's mass audiences, combining their artistry ...
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Beyond "White Christmas"
Known for his classic holiday hit, along with numerous "Road" movies with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby was a complex celebrity. Explore the life ...
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One Giant Step...
NOVA presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon, through interviews with Armstrong's family ...
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Charles Gusewelle: Away from it All
Though work as a journalist carried Charles across the globe, it's a small, simple cabin on a country road in the Northern Ozarks that never ...
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Adam West hosts Musical Retrospective
The Sixties was a period of massive social and political upheaval in America. While much of these changes were reflected in the popular ...
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This weekend on Season to Season Outdoors!!!
Tony takes the gang to Big Sky country and bugles for elk. Get hooked on Missouri's great outdoors Sunday, December 7 at 5:30 p.m. and again ...
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This weekend on Season to Season Outdoors!!!
Tony takes the gang to Big Sky country and bugles for elk. Get hooked on Missouri's great outdoors Sunday, December 7 at 5:30 p.m. and again ...
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Meetings

Faculty Senate Meeting December 03, 2014

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 237B on Wednesday December 03, 2014. This is an open meeting.

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

Faculty Senate Meeting December 03, 2014

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 237B on Wednesday December 03, 2014. This is an open meeting.

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

Faculty Senate Meeting December 03, 2014

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 237B on Wednesday December 03, 2014. This is an open meeting.

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


News

Missouri Innovation Campus Partners Join Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event
Representatives of the University of Central Missouri, Lee's Summit R-7 School District, and Metropolitan Community College-Longview on ...
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Boyce Named Keynote Speaker for 2015 MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner
UCM alumnus Lucas Boyce will return to his alma mater as the keynote speaker for UCM's Freedom Scholarship Dinner on Jan. 20. The dinner is ...
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Openings & Closings

Center for Teaching and Learning - Temporary Office Closure Dates
The Center for Teaching and Learning office will be closed Monday, December 15th through Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014. To ensure processing ...
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Center for Teaching and Learning - Temporary Office Closure Dates
The Center for Teaching and Learning office will be closed Monday, December 15th through Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014. To ensure processing ...
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Center for Teaching and Learning - Temporary Office Closure Dates
The Center for Teaching and Learning office will be closed Monday, December 15th through Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014. To ensure processing ...
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Student Activities

Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity
Come celebrate the end of No Shave November and talk about gender roles! ...
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Let's Talk: #UCMDiversity
Come celebrate the end of No Shave November and talk about gender roles! ...
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2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day
With delivering his iconic and empowering "I Have a Dream" speech over 50 years ago, civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy ...
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2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day
With delivering his iconic and empowering "I Have a Dream" speech over 50 years ago, civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy ...
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2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day
With delivering his iconic and empowering "I Have a Dream" speech over 50 years ago, civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy ...
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University Store

Cyber Monday Special

Save 25% on a Uploma ... today only.

For more information:
Go to: ucmbookstore.com
Download: uploma_300x250.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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"Dine In" on December 3rd
The Family Consumer Science Education (FCSE) program is sponsoring a Dine In on December 3rd along with AAFCS. Family Consumer Sciences ...
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Earth Day 365 Planning
Change YOUR Behavior, Change OUR World! Planning for Central's Earth Day 365 activities is set to begin. The planning committee will meet ...
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Earth Day 365 Planning
Change YOUR Behavior, Change OUR World! Planning for Central's Earth Day 365 activities is set to begin. The planning committee will meet ...
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Earth Day 365 Planning
Change YOUR Behavior, Change OUR World! Planning for Central's Earth Day 365 activities is set to begin. The planning committee will meet ...
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December Community Coffee co-sponsored by Professional and Support Staff
The Community Coffee is Friday, December 5, from 9-10:30 a.m. in Union 236. Please see attached flyer for information about items needed for ...
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December Community Coffee co-sponsored by Professional and Support Staff
The Community Coffee is Friday, December 5, from 9-10:30 a.m. in Union 236. Please see attached flyer for information about items needed for ...
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