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April 2008 News Archive

2008 Charno Awards Recognize Outstanding UCM Seniors

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/30/2008 - Jill Loethen, a finance major from Linn, and Adam Dustman, a criminal justice major from Kansas City, will be honored for their accomplishments and commitments to the campus and community during spring commencement ceremonies May 10.
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American Idol Watch Party Continues in Support of UCM Alum

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/24/2008 - UCM and Union Station in Kansas City are hosting an American Idol Watch Party from 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday in support of UCM alumnus and Blue Springs resident David Cook, a finalist this season on the hit Fox TV show.
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BKD Gift Creates First Distinguished Accounting Professorship

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/24/2008 - With a $250,000 commitment from BKD LLP, one of the nation's largest accounting firms, alumni of UCM's School of Accountancy have taken a step forward in assuring the continued quality of the university's accounting program.
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Shakespeare Meets Hollywood in Dept. of Theatre Production

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/22/2008 - Join in the fun as several of Shakespeare's most mischievous characters join the cast of a 1930s Hollywood spectacular in the spring Department of Theatre mainstage production of "Shakespeare in Hollywood."
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Registrar's Office Adds New Online Services for Students

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/18/2008 - Students can save a trip to the Registrar’s Office with new online transcript request and proof of enrollment services recently initiated at UCM.
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Gift Will Benefit UCM's Department of Safety Sciences

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/17/2008 - A significant gift from Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance totaling $196,000 will renovate the department's laboratory and create a fund for its annual maintenance, as well as establish a new undergraduate scholarship.
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Conference Examines Funding for Technology-based Business

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/15/2008 - "Make the Right Connections" and learn from the experts how to fund technology-based business by attending the TECH 2008 Conference May 2 at the UCM Summit Center.
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Essig Collection of Musical Instruments Subject of Honors Project

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/15/2008 - A portion of the unique collection of musical instruments housed in UCM's Department of Music will come to life April 28 as part of an honors project presented by a senior UCM music major.
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UCM Names Assistant Vice President of Major Gifts

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/15/2008 - As fundraising efforts at UCM continue to gain momentum, the university has announced the selection of Joseph Kremer as assistant vice president for major gifts.
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Vaughn Named To Lead Missouri Graduate Deans Association

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/10/2008 - Joseph Vaughn, interim assistant provost for research and dean of the Graduate School at UCM, recently was elected president of the Missouri Graduate Deans Association (MOGDA) at the group's annual meeting in St. Louis.
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Second Master Plan Town Hall Meeting Seeks Campus Input

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/10/2008 - All UCM faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the second Campus Master Plan Town Hall meeting planned for 2-4 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Lovinger Auditorium, and provide input into the planning for existing and future facilities needs.
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Board of Governors Sets Student Fees Within 4.1 Percent CPI

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/10/2008 - A combined average increase in student instructional and general fees of 4.09 percent for resident undergraduates will allow UCM to meet budget challenges for Fiscal Year 2009, bringing UCM to seventh in cost among 13 Missouri public four-year institutions.
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Department of Music Showcases Student Talent

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/4/2008 - The Department of Music and the Friends of Music Society will host the Gala Showcase Concert April 4, featuring the talents of members of student ensembles and providing an opportunity to assist the department in building resources for the future.
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Recital Offers Preview of Upcoming Steinway Hall Performances

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/4/2008 - Students and faculty from UCM's Department of Music will offer their local audience a sample of the program they will present in recital in Steinway Hall in New York City.
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"Wild Chronicles" Segment Features UCM Research Team

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/4/2008 - Viewers of KMOS-TV will have an opportunity to view the episode of the PBS program containing a segment featuring a UCM research team from the Department of Biology and Earth Science.
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The "Rules, Rights and Wrongs" of Modern Society Examined

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/2/2008 - A variety of exciting speakers will provide insight into the many aspects of justice in American and international societies as UCM hosts the 2008 Politics and Social Justice Week April 7-11.
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