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April 2010 News Archive

Moeder Named Recipient of J.P. Mees Professional Staff Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/29/2010 - Brenda Moeder, associate director of university housing at UCM, received the highest honor conferred upon the university's professional staff when she received the John Paul Mees Award for Outstanding Professional Staff during the annual Professional Staff Breakfast.
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Charles M. Ambrose Named 15th President of UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/29/2010 - Concluding a nationwide search, the UCM Board of Governors has named Charles M. Ambrose, Ed.D., who has served as president of Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, N.C., since 1998, the university's 15th president.
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Garik Pedersen Honored as UCM Outstanding Music Alumnus

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/29/2010 - The UCM Department of Music will honor pianist Garik Pedersen with the department's Outstanding Music Alumnus Award during a guest recital presented by Pedersen and his wife, UCM alumna Patrice Hogan Pedersen, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, in Hart Recital Hall.
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Begley Brings Message of Hope to Earth Week Celebration

Contact: Innovative Public Relations
WARRENSBURG - 4/28/2010 - Environmentally speaking, Ed Begley, Jr. doesn't just walk the walk, he drives the drive, making the trip from Los Angeles to Warrensburg in a hybrid vehicle to be the keynote speaker for the UCM's Earth Week 2010 celebration.
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Thomson Recipient of 2010 Excellence in Governance Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/27/2010 - Rep. Mike Thomson, Republican state representative from the 4th House District from Maryville, was honored for his commitment to Missourians and his role in state government with the UCM Student Government Association's 2010 James C. Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award.
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New Degree Focuses on Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/23/2010 - UCM's Harmon College of Business Administration will extend its tradition of team-based service learning with a new undergraduate degree program, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise.
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Finalists Named for UCM Presidency; Forums Set for April 26-27

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/23/2010 - A current president at a private higher education institution and a longtime senior-level administrator at a state university are being considered for the presidency at UCM.
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Criminal Justice Team Claims Eighth National Championship

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/21/2010 - UCM's Gamma Epsilon Delta chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association/Lambda Alpha Epsilon returned from the organization's national conference in Portland, Ore., with their eighth consecutive Sweepstakes Trophy.
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Public Forums Planned for UCM Presidential Candidates

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/21/2010 - The two finalists seeking to become the 15th president of UCM will participate in public forms planned for 10:30 a.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 26-27 in the James L. Highlander Theatre.
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SGA Will Honor Thomson with Excellence in Governance Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/20/2010 - UCM's Student Government Association will honor Rep. Mike Thomson, Republican state representative from Maryville, with the 2010 James C. Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award.
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Ed Begley, Jr. is Featured Speaker for UCM's Earth Week 2010

Contact: Innovative Public Relations
WARRENSBURG - 4/16/2010 - The actor and environmentalist will provide insights about sustainable living, sharing the day-to-day realities of living green with his not-so-environmentalist wife.
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Shakespeare's Comedy Farce Coming to Highlander Theatre Stage

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/14/2010 - Tickets are now available from the Department of Theatre box office for the mainstage production of William Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" April 21-25.
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Nielsen Presents Recital as Part of Quimby Pipe Organs Series

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/13/2010 - The UCM Department of Music will host Warrensburg resident Joseph Nielsen in a program of pipe organ music at the First United Methodist Church of Warrensburg April 16.
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UCM Goes Green With Earth Week 2010 Celebration

Contact: Innovative Public Relations
WARRENSBURG - 4/9/2010 - UCM will host events during the week of April 17-24 to celebrate sustainability and recycling efforts on campus and inform participants of the importance of adopting a "green" lifestyle.
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Trash Fashion Showcased as Part of Earth Week 2010

Contact: Innovative Public Relations
WARRENSBURG - 4/9/2010 - One man's trash is a designer's treasure! The trash fashion show features garments made from recyclable material, presented by Haute Trash, Monday, April 19, in the Elliott Union ballroom.
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Master's Degree in Computer Science Meets Growing Demand

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/6/2010 - To help prepare senior professionals in the growing career field of computer science, UCM this fall begins offering a new Master of Science in Computer Science degree.
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UCM Recognized with National Alcohol Prevention Award

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/5/2010 - UCM recently was named first runner-up for the 2009-2010 Prevention Excellence Award, sponsored by Outside The Classroom, an organization committed to strengthening alcohol prevention on college and university campuses.
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Marston to Present 2010 Hibdon Honorary Lecture in Geography

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/2/2010 - Richard Marston, professor of geography and chair of the Department of Geography at Kansas State University, will deliver the 2010 Hibdon Honorary Lecture at noon Monday, April 5.
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Kreiner Honored with Byler Distinguished Faculty Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/1/2010 - A UCM psychology professor recognized by his students for exceptional teaching will be honored April 27 with the top honor given to a UCM faculty member.
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