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March 2008 News Archive

Partnership Opens New Door with Carnegie Training Group

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WARRENSBURG - 3/28/2008 - People who enroll in Dale Carnegie Training courses in more than 75 countries worldwide now may gain course credit from UCM partnership as a result of a new partnership between the university and Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc.
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UCM Graduates Find Jobs Despite Sluggish Economy

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/27/2008 - Despite a sluggish national economy, UCM graduates had great success in the 2006-2007 job market, with 96.8 percent of UCM's graduates finding work within six months after earning their degrees.
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UCM Announces Partnership with Dale Carnegie & Associates

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/26/2008 - The organization that provides internationally known Dale Carnegie Training programs will announce a new partnership with UCM Thursday, March 27, which has been proclaimed "Dale Carnegie Day" by Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt.
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Scholars Symposium Offers a Glimpse at Academic Successes

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/25/2008 - More than 160 of UCM's best and brightest scholars will showcase their research and creative student projects during the annual symposium April 7-8 in the Elliott Union.
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Young Artists Share Works in Pair of Art Center Gallery Shows

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/21/2008 - Area high school students and UCM art majors and minors will share their creativity and talent with the public as the UCM's Art Center Gallery hosts two student shows through the end of March.
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UCM Broadcasting Makes First "Go Green" Contribution

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/20/2008 - KMOS-TV and 90.9 The Bridge, UCM's public broadcasting stations, recently made the first contribution toward a long-term commitment to protecting the environment with the presentation of a check for $1,500 to Powell Gardens, Kansas City's botanical gardens.
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Prufer Named Recipient of Byler Distinguished Faculty Award

prufer_thumb2.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/20/2008 - Kevin Prufer, a UCM professor of English who has gained national acclaim in the world of literature, will receive the top honor bestowed upon university faculty during a reception planned for Tuesday, April 1.
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Desmond Honored by Governor for Excellence in Teaching

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WARRENSBURG - 3/19/2008 - Described by her UCM colleagues as an outstanding scholar and educator who "personifies dedication to excellence in instruction," Kathleen Desmond, UCM professor of art history, will receive the Governor's Excellence in Teaching Award.
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LeVota to Receive SGA's Kirkpatrick Governance Award

levota_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/18/2008 - Honoring his commitment to Missourians and his role in state government, Rep. Paul LeVota of Independence will be recognized with the 2008 James C. Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award April 3.
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Learn More About the Importance of a Healthy Lifestyle

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/17/2008 - Take advantage of opportunities to improve your health in a fun and informative environment as UCM's University Health Services sponsors the 9th Annual Wellness Fair March 26.
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Symposium Examines the African-American Family

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WARRENSBURG - 3/13/2008 - Educator and author Freeman A. Hrabowski, president of The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, is featured speaker for the two-day event, delivering the Felice Hill Gaines Lecture in Africana Studies.
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UCM Grabs National Admissions Marketing Awards

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/13/2008 - UCM captured seven awards in the 23rd Admission Marketing Awards competition, including a gold, with entries created by staff in the Office of University Relations in cooperation with constituents across campus.
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Teacher Placement Day Planned for March 26

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/12/2008 - Students, alumni and guests may meet with administrators from more than 175 school districts during the annual event planned for Wednesday, March 26 in the UCM Multipurpose Building arena.
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UCM's Performing Arts Series Presents "Theatre of Illusion"

PASSpencers_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/11/2008 - Tickets remain available for the finale of the 2007-2008 PAS season featuring Kevin and Cindy Spencer in an amazing performance of magic and illusion scheduled for Thursday, March 20, in Hendricks Hall.
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"Beyond Words" Takes a Look at How We See Ourselves

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/7/2008 - The Office of Community Engagement provides an opportunity to develop a stronger understanding of discrimination based upon body image in the return of the successful annual Beyond Words Oppression Experience program.
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Scalia Shares Views on "Living Constitution"

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WARRENSBURG - 3/5/2008 - Antonin Scalia, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, shared his views on the United States Constitution as he addressed a capacity crowd of more than 1,300 people in UCM's Hendricks Hall March 4.
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The Creative Engine Gears Up for Fifth Successful Year

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/4/2008 - Area not-for-profit organizations can benefit from the expertise of UCM graphic design students as the Department of Art launches its fifth annual marathon of creativity April 14-15.
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Mules, Jennies Headed for MIAA Tournament

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 3/3/2008 - Tickets are available now for the MIAA Tournament as the sixth-seeded Jennies prepare to take on Southwest Baptist Thursday, March 6, and the No. 3 Mules face No. 6 Washburn Friday, March 7, at Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium.
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