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Parle, Neill Named Recipients of UCM's Charno Award »
Annual award recognizes outstanding members of the senior class

Groundbreaking Celebration April 29 Launches UCM’s Largest Capital Project  »
Construction to begin on The Crossing-South at Holden

UCM Celebrates Earth Day 365 with a Week of Events »
Campus and community invited to learn more about living an eco-friendly lifestyle

Blackberry Winter Band and John Hess Bring “Green Soul of the Ozarks” to Hendricks Hall »
Oscar-nominated group and published photographer wrap up Earth Week April 28

PAS Presents UCM Opera Theatre Production of “Music from the Old Country” »
Tickets available from Central Ticket online.

Swope Honored with Outstanding Support Staff Member Award »
KMOS-TV engineer honored by his peers

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UCM Calendar of Events

Events for Wednesday, 4/23/2014

All Day Recreation & Leisure: Humans vs. Zombies
8:00 AM LEAD Series: Women in Leadership Conference
9:00 AM Theatre & Dance - Box Office Open
1:30 PM Blackboard Content Creation [Faculty & Staff Only]
2:00 PM Collaboration in Online Courses [Faculty & Staff Only]
2:30 PM Google Drive [Faculty & Staff Only]
3:30 PM Google Forms [Faculty & Staff Only]

Testing Services Events for Students

Events for Wednesday, 4/23/2014

10:00 AM GEA General Education Assessment
10:00 AM MFT Major Field Test
12:00 PM GEA General Education Assessment
12:00 PM MFT Major Field Test
2:00 PM GEA General Education Assessment
2:00 PM MFT Major Field Test

Engaged Learning

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Whitney Martens' experience in the State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition led her to an internship opportunity.    Read more...

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President's Forum for Faculty and Staff
To help fully engage the entire campus community in learning and understanding more about specific issues that affect higher education, ...
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UCM Launches Construction on The Crossing with Groundbreaking April 29
The largest capital building project in the history of the University of Central Missouri - The Crossing - South at Holden - officially ...
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Awards & Honors

ASTM INTERNATIONAL Committee D-22 Air Quality Lifetime Achievement Award
Associate Professor, Dr. S. D. Allen Iske, CIH, CSP in Safety Sciences was recognized by colleagues and committee members with the Committee ...
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AIDS WALK Kansas City is Only 3 days away!!
The 26th annual AIDS WALK Kansas City is Only 3 days away and fundraising is in full swing! Teams are busily recruiting friends and family ...
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Your Inner Monkey - Tonight at 9:00 on KMOS-TV
Another chapter in "Your Inner Fish" series, tonight's episode studies our primate progenitors who had bodies a lot like those of modern ...
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Previously Posted News and Events


Saturday, May 10th - Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies
The Spring and Summer 2014 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 10th at 10am and 2pm. ...
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Barry and Diane Whitworth present the First Blaine Whitworth Memorial
The purpose of the Entrepreneurial Launch Series is to honor the memory of William "Blaine" Whitworth and to continue his spirit of caring ...
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2014 Johnson County CROP Hunger Walk set for Saturday
The 10th annual Johnson County CROP Hunger Walk will begin with registration at 9 a.m. and the step-off at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at ...
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The Earth Day 365 Green Car Show
Take a look at the cars on the market that take advantage of alternative fuels as UCM Earth Day 365 presents the Green Car Show from 10 a.m. ...
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UCM Opera Theater Presents:
"Music from the Old Country" ...
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Foundation & Alumni

Foundation Board Approves Increased Endowment Payout Rate
For the third straight year, the University of Central Missouri Foundation Board of Directors has approved an increased endowment payout, ...
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Opportunity Grant program funds Women in Leadership Conference
The UCM Foundation is proud to announce the commence of an Opportunity Grant funded project, the Women in Leadership Conference. Sponsored ...
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Health & Wellness

2014 National Walk @ Lunch Day
Get Up. Get Out. GET YOUR WALK ON! ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

TIAA-CREF rep Kyle Andrews will be on our campus May 7th.
TIAA-CREF rep Kyle Andrews will be on our campus May 7th 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him you will need to call ...
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Murdock Banner rep Craig Coen on our campus Thursday, April 24th.
Murdock Banner rep Craig Coen will be on our campus Thurs., April 24th from 2-3 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Faculty Senate Meeting April 23, 2014

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 237A on Wednesday April 23, 2014. This is an open meeting.

For more information:
Contact Dianne Gower at or call 4808

University Store

Boots Skincare & Cosmetics special

Through April 30th, you'll receive a free Body Butter when you purchase a Boots item.

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For more information:
Go to:
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Contact University Store at or call 660-543-4370

You Are Invited

2014 UCM Horticulture Club Plant Sale
The UCM Horticulture Club Plant Sale begins Friday, April 25,1pm at the UCM Agriculture Program Greenhouse on Broad St. 1/2 block east of ...
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