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UCM Daily - Thursday, October 23


Festival of Champions
36 high schools will travel to the UCM campus on Saturday, October 25 for the 35th annual Festival of Champions marching band competition. ...
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Benefit Softball Tournament for Family of Kelsey Toebben
There will be a softball tournament on November 8th in Sedalia, MO to benefit the families of Kelsey Toebben and Justin Gladdis. Kelsey is a ...
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State Farm Marketing VP and UCM alum, Rand Harbert, to speak on campus November 6 at 11:00 a.m.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a presentation by UCM alum Rand Harbert, Senior Vice President & Chief Agency, Sales & ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

UCM Faculty and Staff must use copyrighted materials legally.
To learn more about using copyrighted materials compliantly in an academic environment, UCM faculty and staff may schedule individual or ...
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Feast TV
Inspired Food Culture on KMOS-TV. From the publishers of "Feast Magazine" comes a monthly series that visits the region's producers, ...
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This week on Season to Season Outdoors
Tony refuses to settle for anything less than a giant as he takes us through the 13 days of bow season. Get hooked on Missouri's great ...
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On this week's edition of SPORTSPAGE,
UCM Football is fresh off a Homecoming win vs. Central Oklahoma to increase their winning streak to four in a row. And Jennies' volleyball ...
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Student Activities

Halloween Photo BOOOOth
Grab some friends and have your photo taken in the Elliott Student Union's Halloween Photo BOOOOth. Wear your best costume or dress up with ...
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Previously Posted News and Events


Traditions' 1/2 Price Appetizers!
Come out to Traditions tonight to enjoy half-price appetizers from 6 p.m. until close. Choose from a range of items including boneless ...
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Trips & Tours / Ice Skating and Shopping
Join us on our Sat., Nov. 15 Trips & Tours event to Crown Center. You will have the opportunity to ice skate, shop, dine or visit the Sea ...
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Fall Clean-Up? Trivia?
*If you are looking to get rid of some items, from your fall cleaning, consider donating them to the UCM Breakers annual garage sale that is ...
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Campus Cupboard Anniversary Celebration
What: Campus Cupboard’s One-Year Anniversary Celebration ...
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Critical Thinking and Integrative Learning Panel Discussion
On Thursday, October 23 at 3:30 in UN 235 panelists Julie Clawson, Kathy Desmond, Melody Niesen and Tony Shaffer will share brief remarks ...
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The Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class is Tuesday, October 28th
The last day for students to drop a full semester course is Tuesday, October 28th. The last day to drop (also known as W date) may vary by ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Management - Interviewing

This is the ninth webinar for supervisors provided for us by New Direction, our EAP provider. This session will focus on interviewing.

For more information:
Go to:
Contact Michelle Taylor at

From the President

Website Important to Strategic Resource Allocation Communication Process: Learn More Oct. 30
As the University of Central Missouri prepares for the special event, Thursday, Oct. 30, launching a major initiative to develop new tools ...
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Tickets still available to see Grammy Award-Winning Group Chanticleer!
Chanticleer In Concert! ...
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Make a Basket, Help a Child!
The 12th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Benefit Auction is on Nov. 20. ...
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Health & Wellness

Zumba Gold Class cancellation

Zumba Gold Class will not meet on Thursday, Octotber 23 at 5:15 p.m. Class will resume on Monday, October 27.

For more information:
Contact Mollie Dinwiddie at

A Healthier You
There is still time to participate in A Healthier You! This event is open to full-time faculty and staff. You will receive a door prize ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on campus Thursday, October 23rd.
Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on campus Thurs., Oct. 23rd from 2:00-3:00 p.m. for appointments. If you would like to see him ...
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Office of Technology

Mac Users: Do Not Install OS X Yosemite
If you are using a UCM-owned Mac, please do not install the new Mac OS, OS X Yosemite. Installing this OS can render your UCM Mac nearly ...
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Student Activities

American Democracy Project Seeks Grant Proposals
Grant proposals of up to $1,500 may be rewarded to those organizations whose values are consistent with the American Democracy Project. For ...
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MULE DASH in COLOR 5K Run/Walk - Saturday, October 25th
Registration begins at 9:30 at NSSLHA table in front of UCM Chapel. 5K begins at 10:00. Adults $20, $25 includes t-shirt; Children up to age ...
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Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children's activities and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay for ...
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University Store

Think Pink!
University Store is offering 20% off in-stock, regularly-priced pink items during Think Pink Week, October 20-24. ...
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UCM Calendar of Events

Events for Thursday, 10/23/2014

9:00 AM Ask Debbie
9:00 AM Blackboard Chat, Wiki, Blog and Journal [Faculty & Staff Only]
10:00 AM Using Video in Online Course Design [Faculty & Staff Only]
10:30 AM Interviewing For Team Success [Faculty & Staff Only]
12:00 PM Create, Manage and Share Content with SoftChalk Cloud (Webinar)
12:00 PM Weight Watchers on Campus
1:30 PM Adobe Training Manager & Events [Faculty & Staff Only]
3:30 PM Critical Thinking / Integrative Learning Panel Discussion [Faculty & Staff Only]
4:00 PM 25Live - Event Request Training
6:00 PM Mule Nation DFW After-Hours
7:30 PM Fall Jazz Ensembles Concert
8:00 PM MAD: Pool Party