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2010 News Archive

December

Czerniewski Named Recipient of NCAA-II's Harlon Hill Award

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 12/20/2010 - Mules quarterback receives award symbolic of the top player in Division II
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KMOS-TV Receives USDA Grant to Improve Service to Rural Areas

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/15/2010 - UCM's public broadcasting station receives a $576,246 grant in support of digital transition.
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Poe Named to Lead 2011 U.S. Palmer Cup Team

Contact: Shawn Jones
WARRENSBURG - 12/13/2010 - The Mules head golf coach will coach the U.S. team at the Ryder Cup-style competition in June.
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UCM Business Students Provide Assistance for Kansas City Corporation

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/9/2010 - Midterm Challenge project provides valuable, hands-on experience.
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Performing Art Series Presents "Mooseltoe: a New Moosical"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/9/2010 - Tickets remain available for the holiday performance.
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Brown to be Recognized with Honorary Doctorate at Commencement

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/8/2010 - The author, educator and well-known sports psychologist will be honored during fall 2010 commencement exercises Dec. 11.
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Saturday's Mules-Bearcats Football Game to be Televised Live

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 12/3/2010 - The NCAA-II quarterfinal football playoff contest between UCM and NWMSU will be broadcast at 1:05 p.m. Dec. 4.
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Strategic Reorganization of Academic Colleges, Departments Announced

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/3/2010 - Reorganization is designed to provide a more viable educational experience for students while reducing operating costs.
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Theatre Students Present One-Act Plays

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/1/2010 - BlackBox Theatre performances scheduled for Dec. 2-4.
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November

Annual Feast of Carols Ushers in Holiday Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/29/2010 - Department of Music presents traditional holiday fare.
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Federal Indictment Handed Down in Alleged 2009 Data Theft

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/23/2010 - Two individuals charged in seven-count indictment.
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Student Recreation Center Fee Effective with Spring Billing

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/22/2010 - Student-approved fee will be initiated with opening of new Student Recreation Center.
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Online Auction of Sculptures to Benefit UCM Broadcasting

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/22/2010 - Missouri sculptor Elizabeth Ritter donates original works.
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UCM and Linn State Technical College Announce Articulation Agreement

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/19/2010 - Agreement creates seamless transfer to computer-aided drafting and design technology program at UCM.
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Airport Hangers, Charter Schools Among Board Action Items

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/19/2010 - UCM's Board of Governors meets in regular session Nov. 18
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Busy Athletics Week a Boost for Local Economy

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/19/2010 - Nearly 700 student athletes, followed by family and fans, are expected to converge on UCM this week.
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Nordyke Receives William B. Sweet Distinguished Service Award

Contact: Kelly Waldram Kramer
WARRENSBURG - 11/18/2010 - Award recognizes service to the field of university housing at the regional and international level.
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UCM's Earth Week 2011 Includes Campus and Community Partnerships

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/18/2010 - Campus and community groups are invited to join forces in creating sustainability projects.
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College Awards Theatre Professorship to Herman

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/17/2010 - Veteran UCM educator named first recipient of the Meridith Harmon Sauer Endowed Distinguished Professorship in Theatre.
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CAFES at UCM Joins Cass County in Development of Alternative Fuel Facility

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/16/2010 - UCM students will assist with research and development of the pilot plan.
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UCM Joins in Celebration of Completion of Highway 13 Bypass

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/12/2010 - Ribbon cutting ceremony marks the completion of the 12-mile highway east of Warrensburg.
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Ambrose Announces Diversity Action Plan

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/11/2010 - UCM's president affirms his commitment to building a strong sense of campus community.
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Gallery of Art and Design Presents Senior Exhibitions

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/11/2010 - Senior art and design students preparing for graduation present their portfolios.
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Ambrose Pledges UCM’s Support for Missouri Veterans

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/11/2010 - UCM joins Gov. Jay Nixon and employers across the state in taking the Show-Me Heroes pledge.
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State Farm and UCM Host Sales Competition

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/10/2010 - Students from major colleges and universities across the country will travel to UCM to take part in the first State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition.
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UCM Students Plan Peaceful Rally Nov. 10

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/9/2010 - Event offers response to act of vandalism that occurred off campus during Homecoming weekend.
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UCM Celebrates National Distance Learning Week 2010

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/9/2010 - The growth and importance of distance learning and online programs is highlighted during the week of events.
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Ambrose Joins MOBIO Panel to Address Impact of Higher Education

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/8/2010 - Discussion offers insight into how specialized programs can help students contribute to a better work force.
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Gov. Jay Nixon to Attend UCM-NWMSU Football Game Saturday

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 11/5/2010 - Missouri's governor will join the crowd at the invitation of UCM President Charles Ambrose.
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UCM's Criminal Justice Team Claims Ninth Consecutive Regional Championship

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/4/2010 - Regional win qualifies team to compete for ninth national title in March.
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McClain Professorship Established by Department of Nutrition

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/4/2010 - The largest private gift in the history of UCM generates funds for a new professorship in the College of Health and Human Services.
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Scottish Rite Provides Gift to Establish Early Literacy Lab at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/2/2010 - The UCM's Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders will expand its base of services to include assistance with early language and literacy skills.
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Department of Theatre Presents Aristophanes' 'The Birds'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/2/2010 - Tickets are now available for the fall mainstage production set for Nov. 10-18 in UCM's Highlander Theatre.
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October

University Submits Program Action Plan to MDHE 

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/29/2010 - Response outlines steps to be taken regarding "low-productivity" programs.
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WAFB, UCM Collaborate on Community Summit on Underage Drinking

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/28/2010 - Area leaders strategize about ways to curb underage drinking.
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Bhattarai, Frizzell Named 2010 Homecoming Royalty

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/26/2010 - Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen a highlight of annual celebration.
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Panel Discussion Focuses on Women Combat Veterans

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/25/2010 - Veterans share their stories in conjunction with Gallery of Art and Design exhibit.
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Festival of Champions Marching Band Competition Coming to UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/25/2010 - Young musicians representing 29 high schools from Missouri and Kansas will participate Oct. 30.
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Agreement Offers Seamless Transfer from MCC to UCM Tech Programs

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/22/2010 - New articulation agreement benefits students studying engineering technology and computer-aided drafting and design technology.
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Speaker Suggests 'New Normal' On Higher Education’s Horizon 

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/22/2010 - Commitment to do great things at UCM needed to prepare for new trends in higher education.
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UCM Celebrates 2010 Homecoming with Variety of Events

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/21/2010 - "UCM: Leading the Way" is the theme for the annual gathering of alumni and friends.
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UCM Honors Distinguished Alumni Oct. 22

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/19/2010 - Awards are part of annual Homecoming celebration.
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Performing Arts Series Presents “Dodging Bullets” Oct. 20

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/19/2010 - The one-man show is part of actor and playwright David Barker's three-day residency at UCM.
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UCM Shows Appreciation for Military

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/19/2010 - UCM publicly thanked the men and women who serve their nation during Military Appreciation Day Saturday, Oct. 16.
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UCM Plans Annual Saudi Arabia Day Celebration

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/18/2010 - Sulayman S. Nyang, scholar of Islam and African government and politics, will be the honored guest.
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The Goldenberg Duo Coming to UCM Oct. 18

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/18/2010 - World-renowned performers William and Susan Goldenberg will perform in Hart Recital Hall.
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UCM Partners with PBS TeacherLine to Offer Online Courses for Educators

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/15/2010 - Cooperative program provides professional development opportunities for K-12 educators.
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Business Graduate Students to Compete in Investment Research Challenge

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/15/2010 - Graduate students from the Harmon College of Business Administration will apply what they’ve learned in the classroom in competition.
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MDHE Asks Institutions for Input on ‘Low Productivity’ Programs

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/15/2010 - Efforts to reshape Missouri higher education lead to program review.
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UCM Receives NSF Grant for Chemistry Lab Renovations

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/12/2010 - Existing chemistry labs in the W.C. Morris Science Building will be expanded for use by student researchers.
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KMOS-TV to Air U.S. Senate Candidate Debate Oct. 14

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/12/2010 - Candidates Roy Blunt and Robin Carnahan will appear on the televised debate.
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Harmons Make Theatre Gift Honoring Their Daughter, Meridith

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/8/2010 - The gift will establish a professorship and guest artist series in the Department of Theatre.
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Fall Career Expo to Bring Employers, Students Together

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/7/2010 - Representatives of more than 150 employers and graduate and professional schools will attend.
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Departments of Theatre, Music Present 'A Chorus Line'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/6/2010 - Tickets are now available for the Oct. 6-10 performances.
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UCM Hosts Concert by Ensemble Chaconne Oct. 13

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/6/2010 - The Boston-based trio will present “A Musical Portrait: Thomas Gainsborough and His Circle” in Hart Recital Hall.
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Hicklin Urges Americans Not to Forget Sacrifices Made for Freedom

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/6/2010 - Framed by the “Wall That Heals” exhibit, the president of the UCM Board of Governors spoke during a ceremony last weekend in Blue Springs.
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University Enrollment Increases for Sixth Consecutive Year

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/6/2010 - UCM is experiencing its sixth consecutive year of enrollment growth, with 11,351 students currently taking classes.
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UCM Gallery’s Visiting Artist Series Hosts Liam O’Brien

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/5/2010 - The Brooklyn-based artist and manager of Kaikai Kiki Studios in New York visits the Gallery of Art and Design Oct. 7
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Department of Music Presents Pianist Jack Winerock in Recital

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/1/2010 - Guest artist will perform works of Schubert and MacDowell.
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September

UCM Alumnus and Daughter Join CBS Series 'The Amazing Race'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/30/2010 - Gary and Mallory Ervin are among the remaining teams competing in the reality series.
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Hiroshima Survivors Share Stories of Survival, Commitments to Peace

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/30/2010 - Three women who survived the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima will share their commitment to peace Sept. 30 at UCM.
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St. Peters Family Recognized as 2010 Family of the Year

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/29/2010 - The family of UCM sophomore Anna Nabzdyk received the honor during 2010 Family Weekend.
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MCC and UCM Announce Cass County Partnership

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/24/2010 - The partnership with the Cass County Commission brings higher education and workforce training opportunities to county residents.
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Scales Recognized with FFA Honorary American Farmer Degree

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/24/2010 - Jason Scales, associate professor of agriculture, will receive the highest national honor bestowed by the National FFA.
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Family Weekend 2010 Offers Something for Everyone

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/23/2010 - UCM students host their families for a weekend full of excitement and fun during the annual celebration.
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Symphony Pops Concert Planned for Sept. 28

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/23/2010 - The UCM Symphony Orchestra will present a program of traditional and classical favorites.
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Women Combat Veterans Featured in Gallery Exhibit

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/22/2010 - The multi-media initiative presents a portrait of service women returning from war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Unity Week Activities Bring Campus Together to Celebrate Diversity

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/22/2010 - Kansas City journalist Dave Helling is among those who will speak during the annual UCM celebration.
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Program Targets Residential Energy Efficiency Industry

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/21/2010 - A pilot program developed by UCM and key partners in business, industry, community and government promotes and expands “green” consumer demand while training an energy retrofit workforce.
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UCM Student Default Rate Below National, State Averages

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/20/2010 - When it comes to paying back college loans, UCM students not only exceed the national average but also continue to repay loans at a rate that exceeds those at most public Missouri universities.
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UCM's Elliott Union Celebrates 48th Birthday Sept. 29

Contact: Courtney Niemuth
WARRENSBURG - 9/20/2010 - Join in the celebration of the 48th anniversary of the dedication of the Elliott Union with a day of fun and great deals.
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Gallery Hosts Exhibit in Support of "No More Hiroshimas" Lecture Series

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/16/2010 - The exhibition presents works from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima survivor Kiyomi Kohno, and The Hibakusha Project by American pacifist artist Jane Smith Bernhardt.
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Projects Include Improved Corridor to the Warrensburg Community

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/15/2010 - Work continues on a project that will provide UCM with a "front door" to the Warrensburg community.
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Arun Gandhi to be Keynote Speaker for 2011 Freedom Scholarship Dinner

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/13/2010 - The grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, the spiritual leader of India's independence movement and inspiration for the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will vist UCM in January 2011.
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Season Tickets Now on Sale for Department of Theatre 2010-2011 Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/10/2010 - Reserve your seats now for all five of the mainstage productions at a significant savings.
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Tickets Still Available for "Ricky Nelson Remembered" Sept. 17

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/8/2010 - Seating is still available for the opening performance of the 2010-2011 Performing Arts Series season, a tribute to the American music legends by his son, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson.
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Student Tickets Half Price for 'Ricky Nelson Remembered'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/8/2010 - UCM students can obtain discounted tickets to the tribute to the American rock and roll legend, presented by his sons, Matthew and Gunnar, on Sept. 17.
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2010 Provost’s Faculty Showcase Features Music Faculty

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/2/2010 - The Department of Music opens its 2010-2011 performance season Sept. 13 with the annual concert presented by the department faculty.
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UCM Theatre Season Opens with BlackBox One-Act Plays

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/1/2010 - The Department of Theatre kicks off the fall performance season with studio student-directed studio theatre productions.
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August

Workshop Offers Information About Careers in State and Federal Government

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/30/2010 - Career Services will provide UCM students with valuable information about careers with state and federal government agencies.
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UCM Gallery’s Visiting Lectures Series Hosts Filmmaker Ky Dickens

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/30/2010 - The UCM Gallery of Art and Design and Visiting Artist Lecture Series will host the award-winning documentary filmmaker in a panel dicussion in support of her film, "Fish Out of Water."
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Deadline Approaching for Get the Red Out Vendors

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/27/2010 - Vendors planning to participate in the Sept. 11 Get The Red Out celebration are encouraged to register prior to the Sept. 3 deadline
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Big Band Dance, Alumni Chorus Performance Will Benefit UCM Performing Arts Fund

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/27/2010 - Emeriti music faculty Russell Coleman and Conan Castle will return to UCM to provide Big Band music and lead the Alumni Chorus during the Sept. 18 event.
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UCM Honors Newest Group of Emeriti Faculty and Professional Staff

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/25/2010 - Thirteen retiring members of the UCM faculty and professional staff were honored with emeriti status for their dedication to UCM and its students at the 2010 Emeriti and Professional Staff Recognition Dinner.
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Archives and Museum Host Experts for 'Ask a Curator Day'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/23/2010 - UCM's Arthur F. McClure Archives and University Museum will offer a unique opportunity to learn more about heirlooms and historic items on Saturday, Sept. 11.
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State of University Address to be Broadcast Live, Streamed Online

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/20/2010 - When Charles Ambrose presents his first State of the University address as president of UCM, those who cannot attend can see and hear his presentation live, even if they are thousands of miles across the globe.
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Archives and Museum Celebrate History of UCM Presidency

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/19/2010 - UCM's Arthur F. McClure Archives and University Museum celebrate the arrival of Dr. Charles Ambrose as the 15th university president with an exhibit titled "The History of UCM's Presidents."
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Mule Haul 2010 Volunteers Provide the Muscle for Move-In Day

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/18/2010 - More than 500 volunteers joined ranks Sunday, Aug. 15, to assist incoming freshmen students and their families with the move into university residence halls.
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Gallery of Art and Design Opens Season with Annual Faculty Exhibit

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/17/2010 - The opening of the 2010-2011 season features exhibitions focusing on works of the faculty in the Department of Art and Design, along with a look at the human fascination with the defiance of gravity.
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Welcome Back to Campus! It's Going to be a Great Year at UCM!

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/12/2010 - The University of Central Missouri kicks off the fall semester of the 2010-2011 school year with activities and opportunities for students, faculty and staff.
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Students Can Find Employment at the Part Time Job Fair

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/11/2010 - The Office of Career Services will again host the annual event that brings together students and area employers as part of the Week of Welcome.
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Ambrose to Deliver First State of the University Address Aug. 23

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/9/2010 - Setting the tone for a new academic year, Dr. Charles Ambrose will present his first State of the University address as president of the University of Central Missouri Monday, Aug. 23.
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The Nelson Twins Launch Performing Arts Series 2010-2011 Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/5/2010 - Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, twin sons of American music legend Ricky Nelson, bring a tribute to the American rock and roll legend to the Hendricks Hall stage Sept. 17.
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Doherty Named Student Member of UCM Governing Board

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/3/2010 - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has named Darren Doherty, a UCM graduate student from Blue Springs, to serve as the student member of the UCM Board of Governors through Dec. 31, 2011.
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July

CAFES at UCM Develops and Builds Solar Powered Vehicle

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/29/2010 - Students in the Center for Alternative Fuels and Environmental Systems are developing and building a solar-powered vehicle, learning more about applying the principles of alternative energy to daily living.
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Gallery of Art and Design Hosts Mid-Missouri Artists Exhibit

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/28/2010 - UCM joins with area artists in presenting part two of the Mid-Missouri Artists' summer exhibition focusing on photography.
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Mules and Jennies Fans Invited to "Get the Red Out!"

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/28/2010 - UCM and the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce join forces to bring the traditional fall celebration to campus, cheering on the Mules as they open their season at home and the Jennies as they host the Peggy Martin Challenge.
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SBTDC Hosts Small Business Summit 2010 at UCM July 27

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/26/2010 - The Small Business and Technology Development Center at UCM will host a panel discussion of economic development issues and other small business topics, followed by an opportunity to interact with area legislators and small business experts.
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President's Lawn Concert Moved Inside Due to Weather

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/26/2010 - Due to thunderstorms in the area and the threat of more rain, the President's Lawn Concert, planned for 7 p.m. Monday, July 26, has been moved from the lawn of Selmo Park to the Elliott Union ballroom
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Central RPDC Develops Plan to Cope with Loss of State Funding

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/15/2010 - The Central Regional Professional Development Center will continue to serve school districts for 2010-2011, but its operations and services will be limited due to recent state funding cuts.
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MTC Board Meets at UCM, Emphasizes Economic Development

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/9/2010 - The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) Board of Directors stressed the importance entrepreneurship to economic development and Missouri's fiscal recovery and growth when it recently met at UCM.
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Statewide Restructuring Severely Impacts UCM's Workshop on Wheels

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/6/2010 - UCM's Workshop on Wheels is one of the agencies impacted by state funding reductions that have caused the Missouri Child Care Resource and Referral Network (MOCCRRN) to eliminate support for four of its eight network agencies.
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Intensive English Program Earns Accreditation

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/1/2010 - UCM's Intensive English Program, housed in the English Language Center the UCM International Center, has gained international recognition with recent accreditation by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation.
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June

Hart, 90.9 The Bridge Nominated for National Broadcasting Awards

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/25/2010 - KTBG-FM 90.9 The Bridge, UCM's public broadcasting radio station, joins broadcasters and stations from markets across the nation on the list of nominees for two national FMQB Triple-A Awards.
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UCM Board of Governors Announces 2010-2011 Officers

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/23/2010 - Walt Hicklin will succeed Richard Phillips as president of the UCM Board of Governors, joined by Weldon Brady as vice president and Mary Dandurand as secretary.
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Panamanian Delegation Explores Education Opportunities at UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/22/2010 - Three visitors from Panama recently visited UCM, learning more about academic programs as part of a tour of eight Missouri higher education institutions where they hope to establish collaborative relationships.
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KMOS-TV Earns MBA Award for Special Programming

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/21/2010 - UCM's public broadcasting station recently received a second place award in special programs from the Missouri Broadcasters Association for the locally produced program, "Grillin' and Droolin' with Giuliano."
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McCaskill to Address 2010 Missouri Girls State at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/21/2010 - U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is among the state officials and civic leaders who will address the 2010 session of Missouri Girls State, speaking to the group via teleconference Monday evening.
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Lamb Tapped to Assist with UCM's Presidential Transition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/17/2010 - Gordon H. Lamb, a Columbia resident who has served as a university president in Illinois and filled interim leadership posts for the MU system and UMKC, will assist UCM through its presidential transition.
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Relief Efforts Benefit from Donation of Surplus Furniture

Contact: Kelly Waldram Cramer
WARRENSBURG - 6/16/2010 - UCM expands its focus on recycling to include the donation of surplus furniture donated by University Housing to worldwide relief efforts in Jamaica and Honduras.
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Central Missouri Repertory Opens 29th Summer Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/16/2010 - The popular summer repertory company at UCM launches its annual summer season featuring the musical "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" and a touring children's show, "Everykid."
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UCM Joins Celebration of International Study Resolution

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/10/2010 - Missouri legislators join higher education officials from across the state in encouraging the growth of international education in Missouri with the passage of recent joint legislation.
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Cockman To Perform in Naumburg Piano Competition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/10/2010 - UCM alumnus James Cockman III will perform in the prestigious Walter J. Naumburg Foundation Piano Competition in New York City June 17-23.
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CAFES at UCM Expands Outreach with Energy Assistance Program

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/8/2010 - The Center for Alternative Fuel and Environmental Systems at UCM will assist area school districts in developing solar and wind energy sources while developing curriculum about renewable energy.
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American Legion Missouri Boys State to Convene at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/2/2010 - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and John Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, will be among the state officials and dignitaries addressing the 71st annual session of the American Legion Missouri Boys State June 12-19.
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May

MEM and UCM Celebrate Renovation of Safety Sciences Lab

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/28/2010 - A gift from Missouri Employers Mutual facilitated the renovation the Herbert H. Jones Safety, Health and Environmental Lab, providing a state-of-the-art facility where UCM's safety students can gain hands-on experience.
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UCM Union Offers "Staycation" Package for Family Fun

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/28/2010 - The Union Bowling Center at UCM is offering packages for the "Grand Central Staycation" from 2-8 p.m. Friday, June 4 include bowling, playing on inflatable games, or both.
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Mules Fall to UC-San Diego, Move to Elimination Round

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 5/25/2010 - Mules baseball dropped into the losers bracket of the NCAA-II Championships following a 2-1 setback in 11 innings to top-ranked UC-San Diego setting the stage for a 2 p.m. Wednesday game with Georgia College and State.
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Einstein Bagel Express Opens in UCM's Kirkpatrick Library

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/24/2010 - Einstein Bros. Bagels partners with Sodexo to open the Einstein Bros. Bagel Express in the Kirkpatrick Library, serving the campus and the community.
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Hogan Prep Earns National College Board Inspiration Award

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/14/2010 - Hogan Preparatory Academy, one of nine charter schools in Kansas City, MO, sponsored by UCM, celebrated its selection as one of only three U.S. schools to receive the College Board's Inspiration Award for 2010.
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University Residence Halls Earn Energy Star Award

Contact: Kelly Waldram Cramer
WARRENSBURG - 5/12/2010 - Three UCM residence halls have earned the desigation from the Professional Engineers' Energy Star Label for Buildings program, a joint effort of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy
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Hubbard Receives UCM Outstanding Support Staff Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/10/2010 - Patricia Hubbard received the first UCM Outstanding Support Staff Award for her dedication as office professional for the Department of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics.
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Mules Claim MIAA Championship; UCM Hosts NCAA-II Regional

Contact: Shawn Jones
WARRENSBURG - 5/10/2010 - The MIAA regular season and tournament champion UCM Mules baseball team will host the NCAA Division II South Central Region Tournament May 12-16 at Crane Stadium/Tompkins Field.
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THRIVE Offers Campus Opportunities for Exceptional Students

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/7/2010 - A pioneering, post-secondary program serving students in the Kansas City region with developmental and intellectual disabilities makes its debut on the UCM campus in the fall of 2010.
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Gift from Walton Will Build New Keth Memorial Golf Course Clubhouse

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 5/6/2010 - The $1.5 million gift from UCM benefactor Audrey J. Walton will provide the funding needed to finish the renovation of UCM's golf course at Pertle Springs that began in 2008.
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Garrett to Receive UCM's Outstanding Recent Alumni Award

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/5/2010 - Sacramento resident Jeremy Garrett, who graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy degree, will be honored during the undergraduate commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8.
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Roach, McDaniels Named 2010 Charno Award Recipients

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/3/2010 - Recognizing the outstanding students in the senior class, UCM has named Kaitlyn Roach, a criminal justice major from Warrensburg, and Nicholas McDaniels, a criminal justice and political science major from St. Peters, as the 2010 recipients of the prestigious Charno Award.
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April

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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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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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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March

Jim Graham Appointed Chief Information Officer at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/31/2010 - The Board of Governors approved the appointment of Graham to succeed Russell Helm, who is stepping down from his position after 14 years of service to UCM.
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UCM Alumni Produce Award-Winning Documentary on Epilepsy

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/30/2010 - "It Is Epilepsy: The Challenges and Promises of Automated Seizure Control," a documentary produced by Susan Arthurs and Doug Underwood, will have its world premiere at the Women's International Film Festival in Miami.
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Performing Arts Series Presents the Jen Chapin Trio in Concert April 6

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/30/2010 - UCM's Performing Arts Series brings singer, songwriter, educator and activist Jen Chapin and the Jen Chapin Trio to campus April 5-7 for a series of events, including an April 6 concert in Hendricks Hall.
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Blum Joins Celebration of New International Studies Major

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/29/2010 - The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will host a presentation by Andrew Blum, senior program officer at the United States Institute of Peace, as it announces the new undergraduate major in international studies offered by UCM.
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Scholars Symposium Showcases Undergraduate Research

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/26/2010 - The best and brightest of UCM's undergraduate scholars will present their original research during the 2010 Scholars Symposium March 30 in the university's James C. Kirkpatrick Library.
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LeBeau Brings Investigative Experience to Science Day

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/25/2010 - Marc LeBeau, chief of the FBI Laboratory Chemistry Unit, will be the keynote speaker for the 2010 Science Day and Colloquium at UCM March 26.
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Ergonomic Solutions Earn UCM Team Third Place Nationally

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/25/2010 - Mules in Motion, a team of two undergraduate and two graduate safety sciences students at UCM, captured third place in the third annual Ergonomics Design Competition for Student Teams, a national competition sponsored by Auburn Engineers, Inc.
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Campus Activities Hosts Author, Businessman John Hope Bryant

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/23/2010 - As part of UCM's Leadership Development series, Bryant will speak on leadership in a fear-based world and financial literacy, which is the basis of his book, "Love Leadership."
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Italian Added to Modern Languages Curriculum for Fall 2010

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/23/2010 - Students may enroll in the class for fall and learn about the language and culture of DaVinci, Dante and Pavarotti while preparing for summer study abroad at UCM's partner institute, Accademia Europea di Firenze, in Florence.
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SUNY Trustees Appoint Podolefsky to Buffalo State Presidency

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/23/2010 - The State University of New York Board of Trustees approved a recommendation by the school system's chancellor to appoint Aaron M. Podolefsky president of Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY.
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Department of Theatre Presents First Dance Concert March 27

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/22/2010 - Tickets are available for the Department of Theatre's premiere dance concert, "Soles in Motion," which debuts March 27 under the direction of the department's new faculty choreographer Ashley Miller.
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SUNY Chancellor Recommending Podolefsky for President

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/19/2010 - The Board of Trustees at Buffalo State College, the largest college in the State University of New York system, will consider a recommendation during its March 23 meeting to name Aaron Podolefsky the new university president.
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UCM's Talking Mules Claim Eighth Montgomery Cup

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/18/2010 - The UCM debate team will return from the British Isles with the international debate title after a victorious tour of competition with the best of the British collegiate debate societies.
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UCM Hosts Annual Teacher Placement Day March 31

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/12/2010 - Candidates interested in a career in education will have an opportunity to meet with school administrators from more than 150 districts regarding education vacancies for the 2010-11 school year.
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KMOS-TV Produces Montserrat Poetry Festival

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/11/2010 - Missouri's first poet laureate, Walter Bargen, as well as other writers from Columbia, Independence, Kansas City, Lee's Summit, Warrensburg and the United Kingdom, participate in this year's Montserrat Poetry Festival Sunday afternoon, May 23.
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Performing Arts Series Brings CSI: LIVE! to Hendricks Hall

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WARRENSBURG - 3/11/2010 - Tickets still are available for this exciting, interactive journey through the fascinating world of crime scene investigations that comes to UCM with a public presentation Sunday, March 21, and a school matinee Monday, March 22.
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UCM Celebrates 25 Years of Women's and Gender Studies

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/10/2010 - Special activities including a guest speaker, luncheon, a performance by the Guerrilla Girls, and a fundraising event are scheduled March 25-26 to celebrate 25 Years of Women's and Gender Studies at UCM.
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Spring Enrollment Up for Fifth Consecutive Year at UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/8/2010 - With a 3 percent increase in spring enrollment over a year ago, the UCM's recruitment and retention efforts have resulted in five consecutive years of spring enrollment growth.
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Department of Art and Design Hosts Scholar Ellen Dissanayake

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/4/2010 - The noted scholar, author, and ethologist will examine the nature of the innate relationships between human nature and the arts Tuesday, March 9, in Nahm Auditorium.
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Nance Middle East Collection Included in International Exhibit

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/2/2010 - UCM has been invited to make a significant contribution to a landmark international art exhibit celebrating the impact of the Arabian horse on civilizations of the Near East and Islamic worlds.
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UCM's Creative Engine Gears Up for Seventh Successful Year

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/1/2010 - Area not-for-profit organizations can benefit from the expertise of UCM art and graphic design students as the Department of Art and Design prepares the seventh annual marathon of creativity.
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February

Best Selected to Lead Harmon College of Business Administration

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/26/2010 - With previous experience as professor, department chair and associate dean UCM's Harmon College of Business Administration, Roger Best has been named dean of the college following a nationwide search.
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UCM Hosts Concert by U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America Ensemble

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/25/2010 - "Starlifter" will present a program of American pop music, from the Big Band sound of the 1940s to the most current sounds at the top of today's music charts, as part of the U.S. Air Force Public Affairs mission.
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UCM Announces New Bachelor's Degree in Health Studies

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/22/2010 - Students who are interested in pursuing careers in health care will have a new opportunity this fall with the recent addition of a degree program in the Department of Nutrition.
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Prime Number Award Shared with Collaborators

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/18/2010 - UCM faculty members who gained national recognition for their back-to-back discoveries of two of the world's largest known Mersenne prime numbers are sharing a $6,665 award with 10 university units that helped make the discoveries possible.
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Performing Arts Series Presents 'Eclectica' with Tracy Silverman

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/18/2010 - PAS audiences will welcome the return of Silverman to Hendricks Hall as he joins Roy Wooten and Steve Forrest onstage in an exciting concert of contemporary music.
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UCM, Trane Host Presentation by Expert on Sustainability

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/17/2010 - Robert Kobet, one of the country's foremost authorities on sustainable building design and environmental education, will bring his expertise to UCM and the Warrensburg community as he presents "Inspiring Change for a Greener Tomorrow" Feb. 23.
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Thomason Gift Creates Scholarship for UCM Aviation Students

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/16/2010 - A World War II pilot's lifelong passion for flying has resulted in the endowment of a scholarship that will provide opportunities for UCM aviation students for years to come.
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Skelton's Support Lands $280,000 for Autism Center at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/15/2010 - Support from Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton enables UCM to receive federal funding for its Midwest Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders for the third consecutive year.
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UCM Participates in National Teach-In on Global Warming

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/10/2010 - UCM joins educational institutions across the county as they host the local event for the National Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions Monday, Feb. 15, in the Elliott Union.
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Wind Ensemble To Perform in New York's Carnegie Hall

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/10/2010 - Student musicians of the UCM Department of Music's Wind Ensemble will have an opportunity to experience the thrill of performing in one of the world's foremost venues for classical and popular music.
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Department of Theatre Presents "Lost in Yonkers" Feb. 17-21

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/8/2010 - Tickets are now available for the mainstage production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic that examines family life in New York with a combination of laughter and tears.
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UCM Alumnus Helps Guide New Orleans to Super Bowl Victory

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/8/2010 - Gregg Williams, the defensive mastermind behind the New Orleans Saints' upset over the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV, is a UCM graduate.
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UCM Hosts Discussion of Education Opportunities with Panama

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/5/2010 - Representatives of three Missouri higher education institutions gathered with state officials and legislators to focus on how Panama's growing economy can benefit from access to the many opportunities offered by Missouri educators.
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Department of Music Presents "Mo Goes to the Symphony"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/5/2010 - A special children's concert planned for Feb. 14 and Feb. 16 brings together UCM's musicians and athletes in an educational opportunity for young and old alike.
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McClain Gift Makes Two New Scholarships Possible

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/2/2010 - An estate gift from Regina Myers McClain, the largest private gift in the history of UCM, continues to benefit the campus by making possible two new scholarships for students studying nutrition and dietetics.
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January

Presidential Search Advisory Committee Established

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/28/2010 - The UCM Board of Governors has named 20 individuals from campus constituencies and the community to an advisory committee that will assist in the search for the university's 15th president.
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Harmon College Maintains AACSB Accreditation

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/27/2010 - Business and accountancy programs in UCM's Adrian and Margaret Harmon College of Business Administration undergo peer review and earn continued accreditation by the international organization.
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UCM Participates in Nationwide Recycling Competition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/27/2010 - UCM joins the ranks of colleges and universities around the globe as a participant in RecycleMania, a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs.
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Bax Receives Governor's Award for Excellence in Education

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/21/2010 - The UCM associate professor of political science will join college and university educators from across the state for the awards ceremony sponsored by the Council on Public Higher Education Feb. 10 in Jefferson City.
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Performing Art Series Presents The Cashore Marionettes

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/20/2010 - Award winning visual artist and puppeteer Joseph Cashore presents two unique performances that create a compelling and unforgettable theatrical experience for audiences of all ages.
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UCM Taps Montana State's Svoboda to Lead Mules Football

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 1/19/2010 - UCM has announced that Jim Svoboda will succeed Willie Fritz to become the 28th head coach in the 115-year history of the university's football program.
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Gallery of Art and Design Opens Spring Exhibition Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/15/2010 - Working in a variety of media, artists in two new exhibits present multiple viewpoints and explore their own reflective identities.
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MLK Celebration Recognizes Campus, Community Leadership

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/15/2010 - UCM and the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce recognized area individuals and organizations for their commitment to diversity in the campus and community.
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Gospel Concert Offers a Celebration of King's Legacy

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/14/2010 - Area choirs and featured soloists will bring the inspiration of gospel music to Hendricks Hall at the 11th annual MLK Gospel Concert Jan. 18
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UCM and Chamber Recognize Campus and Community Leaders

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/13/2010 - The UCM Office of Community Engagement and the Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of Commerce join in recognizing Liz Kostas, Lisa Irle and the Johnson County Historical Society, and Shirley Briscoe for their commitments to diversity in the campus and community.
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MLK Issues Forum Features Actor, Educator Baron Kelly

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/8/2010 - The public is invited to join in the examination of the topic of "Civil Rights as a Social Contract: A Campus Dialogue for Action" as UCM hosts the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Issues Forum.
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Tickets Available for 2010 MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/5/2010 - Individual tickets and table and corporate sponsorships now are available for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Scholarship Dinner, planned for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19.
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Dorothy Sweet Names UCM in $2.7 Million Scholarship Bequest

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/5/2010 - A $2.7 million bequest in memory of her husband, Robert A. Sweet Jr., a 1941 UCM alumnus, will establish the Robert A. and Dorothy S. Sweet Endowed Scholarship in Physics.
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Federal Grant Funds Joint Effort to Reduce High Risk Behavior

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/5/2010 - Missouri will receive $949,617 in federal funding for a joint effort designed to reduce the use of alcohol by underage airmen at Whiteman Air Force Base.
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