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UCM Daily

News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, May 4


Academics

Spring Semester Final Grades due by Noon, on 5/12/15
Final grades are due at 12:00 noon Tuesday, May 12th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral using the Faculty tab and selecting the Final ...
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Spring Semester Final Grades due by Noon, on 5/12/15
Final grades are due at 12:00 noon Tuesday, May 12th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral using the Faculty tab and selecting the Final ...
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Undergraduate Spring/Summer Degree Candidates - Commencement Name Cards
Spring and summer undergraduate degree candidates who intend to participate in the May 8th or 9th commencement ceremonies may pick up their ...
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Undergraduate Spring/Summer Degree Candidates - Commencement Name Cards
Spring and summer undergraduate degree candidates who intend to participate in the May 8th or 9th commencement ceremonies may pick up their ...
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Undergraduate Spring/Summer Degree Candidates - Commencement Name Cards
Spring and summer undergraduate degree candidates who intend to participate in the May 8th or 9th commencement ceremonies may pick up their ...
[more info]

Undergraduate Spring/Summer Degree Candidates - Commencement Name Cards
Spring and summer undergraduate degree candidates who intend to participate in the May 8th or 9th commencement ceremonies may pick up their ...
[more info]

Undergraduate Spring/Summer Degree Candidates - Commencement Name Cards
Spring and summer undergraduate degree candidates who intend to participate in the May 8th or 9th commencement ceremonies may pick up their ...
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Awards & Honors

FPO Employee Recognition
The following employees were recognized as FPO's April Employees of the Month. ...
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Events

Return With Purpose
Active Duty Service Members, Veterans, Reservists and their spouses are invited to attend the May 30th Return With Purpose session. Return ...
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Maj. Gen. Danner Presents Keynote Remarks for Pre-Memorial Day Event
The University of Central Missouri invites the campus and local community to attend the annual Pre-Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. ...
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Maj. Gen. Danner Presents Keynote Remarks for Pre-Memorial Day Event
The University of Central Missouri invites the campus and local community to attend the annual Pre-Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. ...
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Maj. Gen. Danner Presents Keynote Remarks for Pre-Memorial Day Event
The University of Central Missouri invites the campus and local community to attend the annual Pre-Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. ...
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Dedication Planned for Donn G. Forbes Center for Financial Services
The campus community is invited to attend the dedication and ribbon-cutting for the Donn G. Forbes Center Financial Services in Ward Edwards ...
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Faculty

Spring Semester Final Grades due by Noon, on 5/12/15
Final grades are due at 12:00 noon Tuesday, May 12th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral using the Faculty tab and selecting the Final ...
[more info]

Spring Semester Final Grades due by Noon, on 5/12/15
Final grades are due at 12:00 noon Tuesday, May 12th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral using the Faculty tab and selecting the Final ...
[more info]

Spring Semester Final Grades due by Noon, on 5/12/15
Final grades are due at 12:00 noon Tuesday, May 12th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral using the Faculty tab and selecting the Final ...
[more info]

Retirement Reception
The College of Education cordially invites you to a reception in honor of eight distinguised faculty. "And I,I took the road less travelled ...
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Retirement Reception
The College of Education cordially invites you to a reception in honor of eight distinguised faculty. "And I,I took the road less travelled ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Managing the Paper Load: How Busy Professors Can Use Writing to Help Foster Critical Thinking
May 13th: "Managing the Paper Load: How Busy Professors Can Use Writing to Help Foster Critical Thinking," 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Union 237 B ...
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Conducting Research @ UCM: Policy, Procedures and Support
May 12th: "Conducting Research @ UCM: Policy, Procedures and Support," 10:00 am - 11:30 am, Union 237 B ...
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Integrating Critical Thinking into Your Courses
May 14th: "Integrating Critical Thinking into Your Courses," 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Union 237 B ...
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Assessing Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills (and Advanced Learning Technologies that Might Help!
"Assessing Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills (and Advanced Learning Technologies that Might Help!," 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Union 237 B ...
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2015 Fall Prep Meeting - Save the Date!
Please save the date for the 2015 Fall Prep Meeting: Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 2:00-3:30 in University Union 237B. The purpose of the ...
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Blackboard/TEID/Softchalk Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of May 11-15, 2015 - click on the session name for a complete description. ...
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Performance Appraisal Training
Performance Appraisals are now due but there are still several options for a refresher course before having that meeting and submitting ...
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Foundation & Alumni

FY16 UCM Foundation Opportunity Grant Recipients Announced
Fourteen projects that range from an aerial drone with equipped video camera and a set of West African drums to the creation of a transmedia ...
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General

UCM Dining by Sodexo Finals Week Hours of Operation
With the semester coming to an end, UCM Dining by Sodexo will start to adjust the hours of operation. Einstein Bros Bagels in the JCKL will ...
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UCM Dining by Sodexo Finals Week Hours of Operation
With the semester coming to an end, UCM Dining by Sodexo will start to adjust the hours of operation. Einstein Bros Bagels in the JCKL will ...
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Warrensburg Telephone Books Available
Warrensburg telephone books are now available. Please stop by the Central Receiving Office located in the South East Complex to pick up the ...
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Warrensburg Telephone Books Available
Warrensburg telephone books are now available. Please stop by the Central Receiving Office located in the South East Complex to pick up the ...
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Warrensburg Telephone Books Available
Warrensburg telephone books are now available. Please stop by the Central Receiving Office located in the South East Complex to pick up the ...
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FPO Recognition Program
Have you had outstanding service from a member of our Facilities team? Whether it be custodial, grounds, or maintenance you can recognize ...
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Search and Compatibility for New Responsive Website
The new responsive design for UCM's website is in place, and the site now adjusts to the device on which you are viewing it. Some on-campus ...
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Search and Compatibility for New Responsive Website
The new responsive design for UCM's website is in place, and the site now adjusts to the device on which you are viewing it. Some on-campus ...
[more info]

Search and Compatibility for New Responsive Website
The new responsive design for UCM's website is in place, and the site now adjusts to the device on which you are viewing it. Some on-campus ...
[more info]

Departmental Deposits
There will be a temporary change in the hours of operation for the acceptance/receipting of departmental deposits in the Accounting Services ...
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UCM Dining by Sodexo - Summer Hours of Operation
UCM Dining by Sodexo - Summer Hours - Start Monday, May 11th ...
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Health & Wellness

Merger of Specialty Pharmacies
CuraScript, a specialty pharmacy division of Express Scripts, has announced Accredo and CuraScript are coming together under the name of ...
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No Gentle Yoga in May

Yoga will resume in June: M/R 4:45-5:45.

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

No Gentle Yoga in May

Yoga will resume in June: M/R 4:45-5:45.

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

No Gentle Yoga in May

Gentle Yoga will resume in June: M/R 4:45-5:45.

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

No Gentle Yoga in May

Gentle Yoga will resume in June: M/R 4:45-5:45.

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

No Gentle Yoga in May

Gentle Yoga will resume in June: M/R 4:45-5:45.

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

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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Health Center Remodel May 11 & 12th
The Health Center will only have the phones open on May 11 & 12th. No entrance will be available due to carpet being replaced in the front ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Jonathan Binkley rep with MO Deferred will be on campus Monday, May 4th.
Jonathan Binkley rep with MO Deferred will be on our campus Mon., May 4th from 10:00-2:00. For an appointment with him please call ext. ...
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Time Sheets for April 16th - April 30th are Due Today
Time sheets for April 16th to April 30th are due tonight by 11:59 pm. Supervisors will have until 8:59 am tomorrow to make changes and ...
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Murdock Banner Financial Group rep Chad Appleton will be on campus Thursday, May 7th
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on our campus Thurs., May 7th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. ...
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Murdock Banner Financial Group rep Chad Appleton will be on campus Thursday, May 7th
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on our campus Thurs., May 7th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. ...
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Murdock Banner Financial Group rep Chad Appleton will be on campus Thursday, May 7th
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on our campus Thurs., May 7th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. ...
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Get Retirement Ready by MetLife
MetLife will be on campus May 19th and 20th to provide a free seminar on how to be retirement ready. ...
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Get Retirement Ready by MetLife
MetLife will be on campus May 19th and 20th to provide a free seminar on how to be retirement ready. ...
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KMOS-TV

Breaking into an all-male hula troupe on Independent Lens
Tonight at 9:00, KMOS-TV follows Kumu Hina, a native Hawaiian mahu (transgender) teacher, who inspires a tomboyish young girl to claim her ...
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Follow the path of the Ebola Outbreak on Frontline
Tonight at 9:00, the inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began and why it wasn't stopped before it was too late. With exclusive access to ...
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NOVA Nazi Attack on America
Long before 9/11, a far deadlier, little-known attack from the ocean depths struck our shores, lasting three-and-a-half years and claiming ...
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Austin City Limits Beck
The genre-hopping singer/songwriter alt-rock superstar performs songs from his album Morning Phase and some of his greatest hits. Each week ...
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Pulling Out All the Stops - International Organ Competition
Saturday at 9:00, follow the competition onstage and behind-the-scenes as ten extraordinary young organists from the United States and ...
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News

Summer Hours Begin May 11
The University of Central Missouri will begin its summer business hours Monday, May 11, and continue through Friday, Aug. 7. Offices will be ...
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Summer Hours Begin May 11
The University of Central Missouri will begin its summer business hours Monday, May 11, and continue through Friday, Aug. 7. Offices will be ...
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New Meningococcal Vaccine Requirement for Students in University Housing
Under a new state law, effective July 1, students who plan to live in University of Central Missouri student housing this fall must submit ...
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New Meningococcal Vaccine Requirement for Students in University Housing
Under a new state law, effective July 1, students who plan to live in University of Central Missouri student housing this fall must submit ...
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Increase in UCM Faculty, Staff Salaries Approved for FY16
Recognizing the contributions faculty and staff continue to make toward progress at the University of Central Missouri, the Board of ...
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Increase in UCM Faculty, Staff Salaries Approved for FY16
Recognizing the contributions faculty and staff continue to make toward progress at the University of Central Missouri, the Board of ...
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Increase in UCM Faculty, Staff Salaries Approved for FY16
Recognizing the contributions faculty and staff continue to make toward progress at the University of Central Missouri, the Board of ...
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Godard Selected to Lead Enrollment Management Area as Vice Provost
After serving as chair of the University of Central Missouri Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology since 2012, Michael Godard, Ph.D., will ...
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Godard Selected to Lead Enrollment Management Area as Vice Provost
After serving as chair of the University of Central Missouri Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology since 2012, Michael Godard, Ph.D., will ...
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Godard Selected to Lead Enrollment Management Area as Vice Provost
After serving as chair of the University of Central Missouri Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology since 2012, Michael Godard, Ph.D., will ...
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Spring Commencement Takes on New Look This Weekend
An annual celebration that is taking on a new look to accommodate growth in graduate numbers, the University of Central Missouri will ...
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Spring Commencement Takes on New Look This Weekend
An annual celebration that is taking on a new look to accommodate growth in graduate numbers, the University of Central Missouri will ...
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Spring Commencement Takes on New Look This Weekend
An annual celebration that is taking on a new look to accommodate growth in graduate numbers, the University of Central Missouri will ...
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President Authorizes Half Day Off May 22
To honor faculty and staff members for their contributions to a successful year at the University of Central Missouri, President Charles ...
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Wing Access Benefits Those Who Serve, Honors Base Commander VanHerck
Celebrating the strong partnership the University of Central Missouri enjoys with Whiteman Air Force Base and its leadership, the university ...
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House Approves Capital Appropriations Bill, Including $12.2 Million for UCM
The University of Central Missouri's ability to produce well-prepared graduates in areas that include STEM-related fields is enhanced by the ...
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Adm. Haney Says Holistic Approach Needed to Address Threats by Adversaries
When it comes to addressing potential threats to the United States and its allies' national security, a holistic approach is needed to ...
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Office of Technology

OPEN HOUSE - Office of Technology, CentralNet
CentralNet will be offering an Open House during finals week. We will offer assistance with opening/ending your Blackboard course, getting ...
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Four Digit Dialing to UCM Lees Summit
Remember, when you are calling UCM Lees Summit (formerly known as the Central Summit Center) from a campus phone, you can simply use the ...
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Four Digit Dialing to UCM Lees Summit
Remember, when you are calling UCM Lees Summit (formerly known as the Central Summit Center) from a campus phone, you can simply use the ...
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Four Digit Dialing to UCM Lees Summit
Remember, when you are calling UCM Lees Summit (formerly known as the Central Summit Center) from a campus phone, you can simply use the ...
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Openings & Closings

TRIO-SSS Director position from Lyon to Beggs
Mary Alice Lyon, Director Emerita, TRIO Programs, is happy to announce that Christopher R.T. Beggs has been chosen through a national search ...
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TRIO-SSS Director position from Lyon to Beggs
Mary Alice Lyon, Director Emerita, TRIO Programs, is happy to announce that Christopher R.T. Beggs has been chosen through a national search ...
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Student Activities

Residence Hall Councils & USHA donate 1375 teddy bears to Operation Gratitude
The residence hall councils and United Student Housing Association teamed up this spring to raise/donate funds toward the purchase of teddy ...
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Residence Hall Councils & USHA donate 1375 teddy bears to Operation Gratitude
The residence hall councils and United Student Housing Association teamed up this spring to raise/donate funds toward the purchase of teddy ...
[more info]

Residence Hall Councils & USHA donate 1375 teddy bears to Operation Gratitude
The residence hall councils and United Student Housing Association teamed up this spring to raise/donate funds toward the purchase of teddy ...
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Fund Raiser for Student Trip to Cozumel
Come support the Tasting Cozumel Study Abroad Tour class May 3rd through 16th at Orange Leaf Yogurt. Bring the attached flyer and 10% of ...
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Fund Raiser for Student Trip to Cozumel
Come support the Tasting Cozumel Study Abroad Tour class May 3rd through 16th at Orange Leaf Yogurt. Bring the attached flyer and 10% of ...
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First 40 Events
The First Year Experience committee is again planning to host First 40 Days. If you are not familiar with this program it is the first 6 ...
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First 40 Events
The First Year Experience committee is again planning to host First 40 Days. If you are not familiar with this program it is the first 6 ...
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University Store

Relocation of Student Textbook Rental Returns & Buyback Event
University Store has relocated this semester's textbook rental returns and buyback to the Student Recreation & Wellness Center, Lower ...
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Relocation of Student Textbook Rental Returns & Buyback Event
University Store has relocated this semester's textbook rental returns and buyback to the Student Recreation & Wellness Center, Lower ...
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Relocation of Student Textbook Rental Returns & Buyback Event
University Store has relocated this semester's textbook rental returns and buyback to the Student Recreation & Wellness Center, Lower ...
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25% Discount on Family Merchandise

Just in time for graduation, enjoy 25% savings on Family merchandise. See the attached flyer for details.

For more information:
Download: GradSpecial_UCMD.jpg
Contact Charles Rutt at rutt@ucmo.edu

25% Discount on Family Merchandise

Just in time for graduation, enjoy 25% savings on Family merchandise. See the attached flyer for details.

For more information:
Download: GradSpecial_UCMD.jpg
Contact Charles Rutt at rutt@ucmo.edu

25% Discount on Family Merchandise

Just in time for graduation, enjoy 25% savings on Family merchandise. See the attached flyer for details.

For more information:
Download: GradSpecial_UCMD.jpg
Contact Charles Rutt at rutt@ucmo.edu


You Are Invited

Retirement Reception for Dr. Marilyn Grechus
The Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology cordially invites you to a retirement reception to honor Dr. Marilyn Grechus. Please join us on ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Marilyn Grechus
The Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology cordially invites you to a retirement reception to honor Dr. Marilyn Grechus. Please join us on ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Marilyn Grechus
The Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology cordially invites you to a retirement reception to honor Dr. Marilyn Grechus. Please join us on ...
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Retirement Reception for Mollie Dinwiddie
Please join the Provost Office and Library Services as we celebrate Mollie Dinwiddie's, Dean of Library Services upcoming retirement on ...
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