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January 2009 News Archive

Pleiades and The Honors College Host Literary Events

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/30/2009 - The public is invited to attend readings by poets Wayne Miller and Lynell Edwards and fiction writers Benjamin Percy and Phong Nguyen that make up the three days of Pleiades Week, presented as part of the Pleiades/Honors College Visiting Writers Series.
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UCM Strikes Gold in Annual Region VI CASE Competition

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/28/2009 - Five awards representing efforts in multiple communication areas were presented to UCM's Office of University Relations during the annual Region VI Conference of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education in Kansas City.
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Department of Theatre Claims Top Kennedy Center Regional Honors

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/28/2009 - UCM students and faculty competed with more than 1,500 of their peers from 96 colleges and universities to receive top honors at the Kennedy Center American College Region V Theatre Festival.
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Father Moses Berry Kicks Off UCM's Black History Month Celebration

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/27/2009 - The UCM Center for Africana Studies and the Warrensburg Ministerial Alliance will host "Honoring Our Shared Heritage" to be presented by the Missouri clergyman and historian.
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New Master Plan Provides Framework for Growth, Change

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/23/2009 - UCM's Board of Governors has adopted the plan that is aligned with the institution's vision and provides a framework for physical growth and change during the next 10 years.
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Funding Proposal Protects Students From Tuition Increases

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/22/2009 - While a weak economy could cause students nationwide to pay more for their education, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has announced a budget agreement for FY2010 that ensures stable funding for higher education and protects Missouri students from tuition increases.
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Former Marshall University Coach Jack Lengyel to Speak Jan. 29

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/20/2009 - The legendary coach who took over the Marshall University football program following the tragic 1970 airplane crash that claimed the lives of nearly the entire team and coaching staff will bring his inspiring message to the campus and community.
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Historic Landmark Will Remain a Resource for Campus, Community

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/16/2009 - UCM will name a joint committee of members from the campus and community to determine the best use for a generous gift recently made to the university.
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Gallery of Art and Design Offers Pair of Unique Exhibits

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/14/2009 - Exhibitions by Yugoslavian multimedia artist Zlato Cosic and seven highly respected Danish artists provide an exciting look at unique concepts of artistic expression.
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MLK Gospel Concert Features Recording Artist Shawn Derritt

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/13/2009 - The Kansas City-based performer will join area choirs and soloists in the 10th annual concert Monday, Jan. 19, as part of UCM's 2009 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.
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Land Acquisition Vital to Expansion of Skyhaven Airport

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/12/2009 - Funding from the Missouri Department of Transportation is making it possible for UCM to acquire land needed to move forward with proposed runway expansion at Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport.
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Report Cites Success of Initiatives to Curb Underage Drinking

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/8/2009 - Alcohol risk reduction initiatives are contributing to lower percentages of students who engage in underage drinking, high-risk drinking and driving after alcohol consumption, according to a UCM report.
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UCM, Chamber to Present MLK Community Service Awards

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/6/2009 - Campus and community leaders and organizations will be recognized for their contributions to the community as part of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.
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