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March 2009 News Archive

Mules Fall Short in Semifinal Round of NCAA-II Elite Eight tourney

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/27/2009 - The Mules came up short against the top-ranked Findlay Oilers at the NCAA-II Elite Eight on Thursday night in Springfield, Mass., falling 67-65 in a semifinal round game.
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Learn About Healthy Lifestyles at Annual Wellness Fair

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/27/2009 - The public is invited to attend as dozens of professionals gather in the Elliott Union ballroom April 1 to share what they know about living the healthy life.
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Pep Rally at the Multi Will Welcome Mules Home Tuesday

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 3/27/2009 - The Mules basketball team will be welcomed home from the NCAA-II Elite Eight Tuesday, March 31, with a pep rally beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the UCM Multipurpose Building.
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Mules Basketball Headed to Final Four of NCAA-II Elite Eight

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/26/2009 - The No. 6 UCM Mules are headed back to the NCAA Division II Final Four, overcoming a 12-point deficit to defeat No. 5 Gannon University by an 86-77 margin on Wednesday at the MassMutual Center.
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Performance Celebrates American Jazz and Rhythm Tap Dance

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/25/2009 - American tap legend Arthur Duncan joins the Tapestry Dance Company in "The Souls of Our Feet: A Celebration of American Tap Dance," presented by UCM's Performing Arts Series Wednesday, April 8.
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Cole Named Recipient of Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/23/2009 - Described by her UCM colleagues as a leader in reforming chemistry instruction for large classes, Renee S. Cole, professor of chemistry, has been named the UCM recipient of the prestigious award
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Room and Board Fees Will Not Increase for 2009-2010

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/20/2009 - In an effort to assist students during a tough economic downturn, UCM's governing board has agreed to leave room and board fees at the current rate for the coming school year.
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Additional Federal Funding Received for Autism Clinic at UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/20/2009 - For the second consecutive year, the federal omnibus bill has included funding for UCM's Midwest Clinic for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), which will allow it to begin extending its services to students with ASD, their families, and to school districts.
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Mules Claim Regional Title, Headed for NCAA-II Elite Eight

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/18/2009 - Mules basketball captured the fourth NCAA-II South Central regional title in school history Tuesday night as they blistered the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats 98-63, earning a trip to the NCAA Elite Eight.
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Mules Will Play for NCAA-II Regional Championship Tuesday

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 3/16/2009 - The 6th-ranked and top-seeded Mules will play the 7th-ranked and second-seeded Southwest Baptist Bearcats at 7 p.m. March 17 in the Multipurpose Building for the regional championship in the "Sweet 16" of NCAA-II.
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Renowned Organist Will Present First Quimby Series Recital

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/13/2009 - The Department of Music will inaugurate the Quimby Pipe Organ Series with an organ recital by Jan Kraybill, principal organist and director of music at the Community of Christ International Headquarters in Independence.
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Bond Proposal Could Create Funding for New Science Building

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/13/2009 - Proposed legislation to establish a bonding fund for capital improvement projects on Missouri college and university campuses could mean a new science building for UCM.
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James C. Kirkpatrick Library Celebrates 10 Years of Service

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/10/2009 - UCM's state-of-the-art library will host an anniversary celebration March 24-27, providing an opportunity for the campus and community to visit and see all that is has to offer.
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Mules Claim MIAA Title, Named to Host NCAA-II Regional Play

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 3/9/2009 - After claiming the MIAA Post-Season Tournament championship Sunday, the Mules were named hosts and received the top seed for the NCAA-II South-Central Regional Tournament, which tips off at noon Saturday, March 14, at the UCM Multipurpose Building.
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Kingery to Receive SGA's Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/4/2009 - Missouri State Representative Gayle Kingery will be recognized for his contributions to quality government in Missouri as the recipient of the Student Government Association's James C. Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award.
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Six Honored by Board of Governors for Life-Saving Effort

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/3/2009 - Six individuals received certificates of appreciation from the UCM Board of Governors for helping to save the life of a university employee during a Jan. 27 medical emergency in the Multipurpose Building.
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The Creative Engine Gears Up for Sixth Successful Year

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/3/2009 - Proposals are being accepted for the annual marathon of creativity, provided as a community service by the best and brightest of UCM's art and design students.
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