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October 2009 News Archive

UCM, Community Health Services Work to Make Vaccine Available

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/30/2009 - The UCM Health Center is working with Johnson County Community Health Services to obtain H1N1 vaccine for UCM faculty, staff and students in accordance with priority group guidelines established by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Africana Studies Hosts South African Scholar Richard Unite

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/28/2009 - Unite will speak on "African Continental Initiatives: Experiences in Community Development," focusing on leadership, family and community development in the new South Africa.
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Performing Arts Series Presents Vocal Talents of Tonic SoL-FA

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/27/2009 - Tickets are still available for an exciting Nov. 5 performance by four young men from the Midwest who have taken the music world by storm with their amazing blend of vocal talent.
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"Piano Americana" Concert Part of "New Harmonies" Exhibit

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/26/2009 - The UCM Department of Music and Warrensburg Friends of Music present "Piano Americana: An Evening with Mia Hynes and Friends" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27 in Hart Recital Hall.
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UCM Receives Grant To Study Energy-Efficient Electric Vehicles

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/26/2009 - The demand for technicians who can help develop and maintain energy-saving vehicles will be addressed by UCM's Automotive Technology Management program, the Missouri Safety Center and a group of Missouri education partners who will share a $5 million Department of Energy grant.
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Department of Music's Wind Ensemble Presents "Images"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/22/2009 - The public is invited to attend as guest conductors Andrew Mast and Tremon Kizer join ensemble director Scott Lubaroff and the wind ensemble on stage in Hendricks Hall.
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Festival of Champions Brings Marching Bands to Walton Stadium

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/20/2009 - Young musicians representing 31 high schools from three states will participate in the 2009 Festival of Champions as UCM hosts the annual marching band competition Saturday, Oct. 24.
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UCM Provides Assistance in Staying Informed about H1N1

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/20/2009 - As the flu season reaches college campuses, UCM is taking steps to keep students, faculty and staff informed about measures to prevent the spread of the flu, including a web site with links to important national web sites.
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Author Eli Clare Brings Perspectives on Diversity to UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/20/2009 - Author and activist Eli Clare will visit campus Oct. 27-28, encouraging audiences to take a closer look at the ways gender, disability, class, sexuality and race are intertwined in our lives.
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Legislators Bring Issues to the Table in Roundtable Discussion

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/16/2009 - UCM's Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and Development and the area Small Business Development Center will host area legislators David Pearce and Denny Hoskins in a discussion of legislative issues.
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UCM Board of Governors Decide on President's Contract

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/15/2009 - At a closed meeting on Oct. 2, the UCM Board of Governors decided to allow the contract of President Aaron Podolefsky to expire on June 30, 2010.
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Campus and Community Celebrate 10th Annual Saudi Arabia Day

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/13/2009 - The public is invited to attend the annual celebration of Middle East cultures planned for Friday, Oct. 16, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the South Read and Relax Area of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library on the UCM campus.
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Departments of Theatre and Music Present "Into the Woods"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/12/2009 - Stephen Sondheim's 1987 Tony Award-winning musical comes to the James L. Highlander Theatre Oct. 14-18, bringing together the talents of the students and faculty of UCM's departments of Theatre and Music.
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UCM's Workforce Central Provides Training for New CNAs

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/12/2009 - Twelve area residents joined the ranks of trained healthcare workers as they graduated from training provided by UCM's program dedicated to offering not-for-credit training for in-demand vocations.
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Center for Religious Studies Hosts Guest Lecturer

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/8/2009 - Helen Hye-Sook Hwang, a noted scholar, researcher and educator on the subject of women and religion, will present two lectures and participate in a panel discussion during her visit to campus Oct. 13-14.
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Inspiration for "Rain Man" Brings His Message to UCM Oct. 12

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/6/2009 - Kim Peek, the savant whose story inspired the Academy Award-winning film, will bring his amazing story to Hendricks Hall, inspiring audiences of all ages with the message of respecting diversity and appreciating the capabilities of those with disabilities.
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UCM Honors Distinguished Alumni During Homecoming

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/5/2009 - Three UCM alumni will be honored at the university's annual Distinguished Alumni Dinner Oct. 9 for their contributions to society and accomplishments in their chosen professions.
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Homecoming 2009 Pays Homage to 'Mules Around the World'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/2/2009 - UCM's alumni and friends return to campus from around the world Oct. 8-10 for the university's annual Homecoming celebration, featuring traditional events as well as several very special anniversaries and reunions.
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