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June 2007 News Archive

Castro Named Chief Diversity Officer

CastroSonn7_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/29/2007 - Stating that he wants to build upon already successful diversity initiatives, UCM President Aaron Podolefsky has named Jesus "Sonny" Castro chief diversity officer.
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Performing Arts Series Announces New Season

pas_thumb2.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/28/2007 - Reserve your seats now for an exciting season of outstanding entertainment as the Performing Arts Series enters its 19th season.
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Learning is no Accident for Kauffman Scholars

kauffman_student_2005.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/27/2007 - A simulation giving seventh graders an opportunity to learn about the range of skills needed to investigate a serious motor vehicle accident kicks off Kauffman Scholars Technology 2010 at UCM.
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UCM Reaffirms Fair Student Loan Practices

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/22/2007 - While sporting one of the lowest student-debt ratios, the UCM has reaffirmed its continued commitment to reducing financial barriers to students by signing a statement of ethics pertaining to student loan practices.
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Display Features Work of Young Artists with Disabilities

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/21/2007 - The national touring exhibition "Shifting Gears" is organized by VSA arts and sponsored by Volkswagon of America, Inc. Creative works by young artists with disabilities are showcased.
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Display Features Work of Young Artists with Disabilities

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/21/2007 - The touring exibition "Shifting Gears" is organized by VSA arts and sponsored by Volkswagon of America, Inc. Creative works by young artists with disabilities are showcased now through Aug. 17 at the Art Gallery.
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Hicklin Returns to UCM as Board Member

hicklin_thumb1.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/20/2007 - Before he retired Walt Hicklin dedicated 31 years of his life to the UCM. Following an appointment by Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt, he will soon return to UCM as a member of the Board of Governors.
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Missouri Girls State Coming to UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/20/2007 - 750 MO high school girls are coming to campus June 24-30. Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Missouri.
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UCM Hosts Missouri Boys State

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/18/2007 - Nearly 1,000 young Missourians will attend the 68th annual session of The American Legion Missouri Boys State.
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Carder Receives Licensing Award

carder_mees__thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/15/2007 - The UCM's chief licensing administrator, Dale Carder, recently accepted the International Collegiate Licensing Association's prestigious Synergy Award: Program of the Year honors.
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University Welcomes New Advancement V.P.

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/13/2007 - The UCM has named H. Lawrence Cowan as vice president for university advancement. University President Aaron Podolefsky announced Cowan's appointment June 13. Cowan officially joins the institution Aug. 1.
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KMOS-TV Honored With Telly Awards

tellyaward_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/8/2007 - UCM's public broadcasting station, recently received a variety of awards in recognition of outstanding programming and excellence in use of multimedia and writing.
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Anderson Selected by USA Basketball

anderson_130px.jpgContact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 6/5/2007 - UCM's Kim Anderson has been selected as a court coach for the 2007 USA Basketball Men's Pan American Games Team Trials by USA Basketball.
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Enrollment Easier with One-Stop Approach

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/5/2007 - UCM is taking a one-stop approach to serving students by establishing a new Office of Transfer and Transition Services and Office of Student Financial Services on the first floor of the Ward Edwards Building.
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"Children of the Code" Examines Literacy

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/4/2007 - The UCM College of Education will host "The Children of the Code," a one-day summer institute for faculty, students and community members with an interest in literacy.
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