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2013 News Archive

December

Public Notification of Opportunity to Comment

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/19/2013 - The public is invited to respond to the Higher Learning Commission regarding the upcoming UCM accreditation review.
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KTBG’s Ownership Officially Transfers to Public Broadcaster KCPT

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/18/2013 - UCM launches a new relationship with Kansas City Public Television/KCPT
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Tickets Available for 2014 Freedom Scholarship Dinner

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WARRENSBURG - 12/16/2013 - Event raises funds for annual scholarships for area high school and UCM students
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UCM Student Benefits from MEM Scholarship Gift

Contact: Dalene Abner
WARRENSBURG - 12/13/2013 - Safety management major receives opportunity for continued success.
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UCM Foundation Launches Online Scholarship Application for Students

Contact: Dalene Abner
WARRENSBURG - 12/12/2013 - Centralized, convenient system designed to enhance student success.
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New Campus Eye Smart Phone App Enhances UCM’s Safety Resources

campus-eye_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/12/2013 - Free technology will enhance campus safety.
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Alumni Richard Phillips, Roger Bell to be Honored at Fall Commencement

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/11/2013 - Ceremonies planned for Dec. 13-14
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Nixon Proposes Funding Increase for Keeping Tuition Level

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/11/2013 - Increase would mean additional $2.6 million in FY2015 state funding for UCM
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Library Hosts Display in Conjunction with "Channeling Elvis" Observance

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/6/2013 - The life and works of The King are reviewed as part of year-long Center for Religious Studies project.
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KMOS-TV to Host Preview of "Downton Abbey"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/6/2013 - The public is invited to a screening of the first episode of Season Four.
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November

UCM Team IMPACT Connects Students with Kids Facing Life-Threatening Illnesses

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/26/2013 - UCM athletics to announce formal involvement Dec. 5
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Gallery of Art and Design Presents Senior Shows

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/15/2013 - Studio art and art education students will exhibit works
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UCM Welcomes Exchange Program Participants

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/15/2013 - Two students are attending UCM as part of Department of State program.
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UCM Celebrates America Recycles Day

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/11/2013 - The Mess on the Mall provides example of the benefits of recycling.
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The MIC Takes Center Stage for National Convening on Higher Education Innovation

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/8/2013 - Business, education and government leaders who meet in Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 13-14
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Criminal Justice Team Claims 12th Regional Championship

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/7/2013 - Team will seek 12th national win in March 2014
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Author of "The Storytelling Animal" to Visit UCM Nov. 13

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/6/2013 - UCM welcomes author of One Book, One Campus common reader selection.
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Department of Music Hosts Concert by Pianist Logan Skelton

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/6/2013 - Renowned pianist also will conduct student masterclass.
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Performing Arts Series Presents "Letters Home"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/1/2013 - Award-winning play brings home the realities of war.
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“Twitter Takeover” Offers Glimpse of Day in the Lives of Two UCM Students

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/1/2013 - Students will take over the UCM Twitter account for a day.
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Julianne Malveaux Named Keynote Speaker for 2014 MLK Celebration

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/1/2013 - Noted author, economist and commentator will speak at Freedom Scholarship Dinner
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October

2013 Homecoming Competition Winners Announced

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/28/2013 - Annual Day of Service sets new record with nearly 1,000 students participating
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Design-Builder Named for UCM's New Student Housing-Retail Project

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/28/2013 - New facility to be located north of Walton Stadium will be open fall 2015
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Student Tobacco-Free Ambassadors Assist with Policy Implementation

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/23/2013 - Students will play integral role in the transition to a tobacco-free campus.
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Ceremony and Blood Drive Honors Those Who Served on Veterans Day

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/23/2013 - Day of events planned for Nov. 11 observances.
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PAS Fanfare Series Presents Tian and Hynes

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/18/2013 - Faculty vocalists Stella Roden and Jacob Sentgeorge also will be featured.
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UCM Celebrates "Great MOments" with 2013 Homecoming

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/15/2013 - Parade, football game among the events planned for annual celebration.
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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Planned for UCM's Achauer House

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/15/2013 - Historic home now home of the UCM Office of Alumni Relations
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Gallery of Art and Design Hosts Gallery Kids Event

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/15/2013 - Kids ages 5-12 invited to create their own works of art
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UCM Honors Distinguished Alumni During Homecoming

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/15/2013 - Four UCM graduates will return to campus to be recognized by the Alumni Association.
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Comer Named Director of Institute for Public Safety and Police Academy

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/10/2013 - UCM alumnus and veteran Missouri peace officer assumed leadership role Oct. 1
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UCM Dedicates Campus Cupboard to Assist Students, Staff in Need

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/9/2013 - Students, faculty and staff collaborate to open campus food pantry.
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UCM Hosts 2013 Festival of Champions

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/9/2013 - Annual marching band and drum line competition planned for Oct. 19
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Tailgate with the City Planned for Homecoming

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/8/2013 - UCM, city collaborate on downtown event.
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Mollenkamp Named Recipient of Wayne Brown Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/8/2013 - UCM professor of theatre recognized by professional organization.
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Gallery of Art and Design Hosts Exhibition of Works by Polony-Mountain

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/2/2013 - Artist's area works include those on the UCM campus.
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September

PAS Fanfare Series Debuts with Performance by Hynes, Wenger

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/27/2013 - UCM music faculty members present works for piano and trumpet
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UCM Listed Among 2014 Military Friendly Schools

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/27/2013 - Initiatives supporting military personnel and veterans recognized
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UCM Improves Student Housing with New Furniture

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/26/2013 - Board of Governors approves request to update student furnishings.
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Contiguous States Grant, Aircraft Lease, New Degree Approved

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/26/2013 - UCM Board of Governors approves variety of requests.
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UCM Hosts Johnson County Heart Walk Oct. 5

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/24/2013 - Annual event raises awareness of cardiovascular disease.
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Departments of Theatre and Music Present "Pirates of Penzance"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/23/2013 - Box office opens Sept. 30 in UCM's Highlander Theatre lobby.
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Department of Music Hosts Guest Artist

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/20/2013 - Pianist Grant Wenaus will collaborate with faculty, students in recital, workshop.
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Entries Sought for 2014 Show Me Justice Film Festival

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/20/2013 - Filmmakers from around the world encourged to submit works for fourth annual festival
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Record Enrollment Attributed to Graduate, International Students

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/20/2013 - UCM sets record for fall enrollment with 12,494 students.
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Rep. Hartzler Hosts Missouri Business Conference

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/18/2013 - Event offers tips for success for Missouri businesses
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Performing Arts Series Announces 2013-14 Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/17/2013 - PAS joins the Department of Music is presenting the new Fanfare Series
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Realities of Recovery Subject of Conference

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/17/2013 - Stakeholders convene at UCM to discuss issues facing unique population
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UCM Joins The Carnegians in Honoring Dale Carnegie

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/16/2013 - Ground is broken for placement of bust of Carnegie on the UCM quadrangle.
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UCM Dedicates the Dr. Sherralyn Craven Mathematics Commons

craven.thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/13/2013 - Generosity of professor emerita of mathematics benefits current and future students
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WAFB Leader Praises Values That Emerged in Wake of 9/11

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/12/2013 - Ceremony commemorates those lost in 9-11.
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Faculty, Staff May Tour Whiteman Air Force Base

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/12/2013 - Sign-up required by Sept. 26 for Oct. 10 tour.
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UCM Presents Screening and Discussion of "The Abolitionists"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/11/2013 - Event part of National Endowment for the Humanities initiative.
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Department of Music Presents Annual Provost's Faculty Showcase

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/11/2013 - Enjoy the talents of UCM's outstanding music faculty.
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Governor's Veto of House Bill 253 Stands in Special Session

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/11/2013 - Tax reform bill would have jeoparized education funding.
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Fraternity Plans 160-mile Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/10/2013 - Alpha Kappa Lambda plans annual walk for charity.
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Ambrose Receives Governor's Economic Development Award

Governor's-Presentation_thumb.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/9/2013 - UCM president among nine recognized for contributions to Missouri's economic growth.
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Department of Theatre Presents One-Act Plays

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/6/2013 - Student-directed productions are part of the Studio Theatre series.
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Ceremony to Pay Tribute to Our Fallen Soldiers

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/6/2013 - "Remembering Our Fallen" on display through Sept. 15
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Donation Provides Support for UCM's ECHO program

hamann.echo_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/6/2013 - Proceeds from Todd Hamann Memorial Golf Tournament benefit program for preschoolers
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UCM Joins National 9/11 Day of Remembrance

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/3/2013 - Campus ceremony planned as a day of service.
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August

Gallery of Art and Design Presents Annual Faculty Exhibition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/27/2013 - UCM's art and design faculty begin the school year by exhibiting their own work.
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Board Retains Blue Cross/Blue Shield as Health Care Plan Provider

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/27/2013 - Committee recommends renewal with current provider.
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President Ambrose Says State of the University is Strong

ambrose.thumb_web.jpgContact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/27/2013 - With challenges ahead, UCM president outlines bright future for UCM in annual State of the University address.
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President Obama's Remarks Reaffirm UCM's Commitment to Innovation

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/23/2013 - Presidential speech at University of Buffalo includes reference to UCM's programs for student success.
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Veterans Day 2013 Honors Women Who Served Their Country

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/22/2013 - Those who wish to be honored should sign up by Oct. 12.
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UCM Career Development Services Committed to Student Success

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/21/2013 - Reorganization brings together two successful programs to meet needs of UCM students.
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UCM's Skyhaven Air Show Planned for Sept. 7

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/21/2013 - Aircraft rides, World War II aircraft and a focus on education included in a day of fun for the entire family.
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UCM on Track to Set Fall Enrollment Record

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/20/2013 - First-enrollment data reveals a record fall student enrollment for the third consecutive year.
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UCM Brings Sawyer Brown, Chelsea Bain to Campus Stage

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/15/2013 - Tailgate party will precede event at UCM's Multipurpose Building.
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Leicht Appointed General Education Coordinator

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/15/2013 - UCM professor will coordinate efforts to enhance student success.
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Mandali Named to Endowed Professorship in Nutrition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/14/2013 - UCM professor honored with two-year Regina Myers McClain Endowed Professorship in Nutrition
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UCM Ceremony Remembers Former President Podolefsky

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/13/2013 - Local memorial service planned for Aug. 22.
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Walton Stadium Expansion Updates Mules Football Facilities

Contact: Mike Knipper
WARRENSBURG - 8/7/2013 - UCM Foundation launches "Mules for Life" fundraising campaign
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UCM Joins Community for "Get the Red Out"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/7/2013 - Annual celebration kicks off the Mules football season and the fall semester with something for everyone.
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Niemuth Named Recipient of Foster/Inglish Prize in Public Relations

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/6/2013 - Annual award recognizes achievements of University Relations staff.
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July

President Obama Wants 'Country to Notice' Innovation at UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/25/2013 - The Missouri Innovation Campus gains recognition in President Obama's speech.
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President's Lawn Concert Planned for July 29

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/23/2013 - Enjoy ice cream, the summer breeze and Warrensburg local musical talent.
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History-making Visit by President Obama Planned for July 24 at UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/21/2013 - Event marks the first visit to Warrensburg campus by a U.S. president
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Ticket Information for President Obama's Visit to UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/21/2013 - A limited number of tickets are being made available to the July 24 event.
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MIC Students Gain Valuable Experience Through Summer Interships

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/16/2013 - The Missouri Innovation Campus offers uniques opportunities.
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New State Law Signifies Momentum at The Missouri Innovation Campus

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/16/2013 - Missouri students will reap the benefits of recently signed legislation.
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Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation Supporting The Missouri Innovation Campus

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/11/2013 - Senate Bill 381 will connect Missouri businesses with Missouri institutes of higher education to benefit students.
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UCM Foundation Awards a Record $1 Million in Scholarships

Contact: Dalene Abner
WARRENSBURG - 7/9/2013 - Donors respond to needs of students for financial support
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June

UCM's Online Nursing Program Lauded Nationally as a Best Buy

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/26/2013 - GetEducated.com, an organization that conducts independent rankings of college and university programs, has named the University of Central Missouri a "Best Online College" for nursing.
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Missouri Innovation Campus Expands to Offer New Program

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/19/2013 - Students enrolled in new Engineering Technology/CAD program
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UCM Welcomes Missouri Boys State June 15-22

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/14/2013 - Journalist and author Bob Woodward featured as keynote speaker
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Workshop Aids Veterans with Transition to Civilian Life

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/12/2013 - Return with Purpose to conduct two-day workshop in August.
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UCM Foundation Appoints New Directors to Board

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/3/2013 - Expanded board includes expertise specific to strategic planning
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May

Commitment to Quality Matters Program Ensures Best Practices in Online Education

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/30/2013 - UCM College of Education incorporates strict national standards into curriculum.
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Central Missouri Repertory Announces 2013 Summer Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/30/2013 - Children's production planned for June 11-19.
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Benjamin Banneker Introduces Colleges, Careers Early to Students

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/30/2013 - KC charter school offer eighth grade students a glance at their futures.
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UCM Athletics Media Team Claims AVCA Broadcasting Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/30/2013 - Cooperative efforts result in national recogntition.
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UCM Welcomes ACE International Student Convention

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/23/2013 - More than 2,000 middle and high school students will attend.
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UCM Foundation Announces Opportunity Grants

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/21/2013 - Variety of faculty projects will benefit from funding.
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Professional Organization Honors UCM Student PR Firm

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/16/2013 - UCM's Innovative Public Relations earns Kansas City Quills Award.
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Senate Bill Establishes Innovation Education Campus Fund

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/16/2013 - UCM's Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee's Summit will benefit.
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UCM, SBTDC to Host Summer Camp for Young Entrepreneurs

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/14/2013 - Successful professionals will mentor middle and high school students.
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UCM Art Center Gallery Hosts Two Summer Exhibits

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/13/2013 - Mid-Missouri Artists, John Hess will exhibit their works
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UCM Student to Receive Gilman International Scholarship

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/10/2013 - Justin Drouin will study Arabic and Islamic politics in Morocco this summer.
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Mollenkamp Named Meridith Harmon Sauer Distinguished Professor

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/10/2013 - Professor of theatre becomes second faculty member to be receive honor
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Event Planned to Assist Veterans with Return to Civilian Life

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/10/2013 - "Return with Purpose" planned for May 17-18 in UCM's Elliott Union.
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Criminal Justice Team Claims 11th National Championship

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/8/2013 - Gamma Alpha Epsilon chapter of Lambda Alpha Epsilon maintain national leadership role.
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UCM Continues to Support MCCE Free-Loan Library

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/8/2013 - Resource for area educators will remain avaialble.
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Distinguished Services Awards to be Presented at Commencement

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/7/2013 - The Nigro Brothers Auctioneers and Diane Petrie will be honored.
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IBE Team Presents $5,501 to Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/3/2013 - Students add new dimension to successful program by manufacturing their own product.
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April

Public Service Leads to Recognition for Jaslow

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/30/2013 - UCM graduate will be recognized with the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award.
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Faculty, Students Team Up for Dancing with the Professors

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/29/2013 - Six couples will compete in event to benefit UCM Dance Club.
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UCM Offers Sneak Peek at Achauer House Renovation

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/29/2013 - Public invited to view future home of UCM Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations.
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UCM Presents 2013 Cesar E. Chavez Scholarships

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/25/2013 - Two students from Kansas City area will receive renewable scholarships.
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UCM Hosts Workers' Memorial Day Event April 26

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/23/2013 - Event will honor the memory of those who have died in workplace accidents.
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Fuel Up for Finals with Library, Einstein’s and President Ambrose

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/23/2013 - Students will be provided with boost while preparing for final exams.
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Blackberry Winter Band, John Hess Bring Multimedia Presentation to UCM

Contact: Innovative Public Relations
WARRENSBURG - 4/23/2013 - Hart Recital Hall event is part of UCM's Earth Day 365 celebration.
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Intention to Transfer Ownership of UCM's KTBG to Public Broadcaster KCPT Announced

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/19/2013 - Transfer remains subject to FCC approval.
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UCM's THRIVE Program Hosts Annual Wine Fest

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/19/2013 - Proceeds benefit the THRIVE Scholarship Fund for future THRIVE students
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UCM Celebrates Earth Day 365 April 22-27

Contact: Innovative Public Relations
WARRENSBURG - 4/19/2013 - Annual week-long event bring campus and community together in celebration of sustainability and green living.
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"Haute Trash" Fashion Show Brings UCM and Community Together

Contact: Innovative Public Relations
WARRENSBURG - 4/19/2013 - Fashions made from recyclable materials featured in downtown Warrensburg celebration.
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Walker Recognized with Outstanding Support Staff Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/17/2013 - Award presented at annual Support Staff breakfast.
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Sasek, Shell Named 2013 Charno Award Recipients

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/17/2013 - Top members of the senior class recognized with annual award.
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KMOS-TV, The Spotlight Host "UCM's Got Talent"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/17/2013 - Students share their talents and culinary skills in a benefit for KMOS-TV
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Entrepreneur Lecture Series Continues with Second Presentation April 25

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/17/2013 - UCM alumnus Ted Littell will be featured speaker
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Educator, Actor, Director Herman Recognized with Byler Faculty Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/15/2013 - Veteran UCM educator honored with highest faculty honor
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Ledbetter Raises Awareness of Equal Pay Issue During Speech at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/5/2013 - Namesake of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 kicks off UCM Politics and Social Justice Week
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Performing Arts Series Presents "Nashville Backstage Pass"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/4/2013 - Warrensburg's Luehrman, Shaffer and Check will perform as opening act.
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President, Provost Serve Up Pancakes, Message About Class Attendance

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/3/2013 - UCM administrators surprise 8 a.m. class with breakfast.
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Lilly Ledbetter to be Keynote Speaker for Politics and Social Justice Week

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/2/2013 - Namesake of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act will speak April 3.
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Culp to be Honored by Kansas City Royals

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/2/2013 - UCM administrator will view April 9 home game from the Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat.
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Racy Named Chief Strategy Officer at UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/2/2013 - ACE Fellow and NCAA Division II vice president will ensure strategic focus on campus initiatives.
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Department of Theatre and Dance Presents "Street Scene"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/1/2013 - Pulitzer Prize-winning play will be finale of 2012-2013 theatre season.
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March

KC Copters to Offer to Offer Training at Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/28/2013 - Veteran pilot and broadcaster Johnny Rowlands to work with UCM aviation.
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Reverse Transfer Agreement Aids Students Shy of Completing Associate Degree

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/25/2013 - UCM and Johnson County Community College work together to assure student success.
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UCM Hosts Guard Battalion Headed to Afghanistan

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/25/2013 - Ceremony marks deployment of 1-135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion.
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Learning to a Greater Degree Contract a Tool to Timely Graduation

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/22/2013 - Partnership between UCM and students lead to on-time degree completion.
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President's Gala Planned for Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/21/2013 - Annual spring concert allows students to perform in world-renowned venue.
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Vendor Deadline Extended for Military and Veterans Resource Event

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/19/2013 - Registration deadline extended to March 27
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UCM Foundation Rate of Return Earns National Top 10 Percent Recognition

Contact: Dalene Abner
WARRENSBURG - 3/18/2013 - Study examines 831 institutions over a five year period.
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Miller to be Honored with Governor's Excellence in Education Award

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/13/2013 - Veteran professor of criminal justice for his service to UCM and its students.
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UCM to Host State Archery Competition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/13/2013 - More than 1,600 high school students from across the state will attend.
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Hicklin Receives SGA Excellence in Governance Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/13/2013 - Award honors the legacy of the late James C. Kirkpatrick.
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Black & Veatch Gift Supports Education, Job Training for Veterans

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/13/2013 - Gift represents company's appreciation of veterans and strong relationship with UCM.
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UCM Captures Seven Higher Education Marketing Awards

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/8/2013 - Competition included more than 1,000 higher education institutions worldwide.
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In-state Tuition Approved for Out-of-state Veterans

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/5/2013 - Military veterans seeking new career paths will benefit.
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Foundation Approves $500,000 for Student-Managed Investment Fund

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/4/2013 - New program offers first-hand experience to UCM students.
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Record Spring Enrollment Announced

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/1/2013 - A 3 percent increase over last year sets new standard.
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February

Alumnus James Doyle Joins UCM Music Faculty in Concert

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/28/2013 - Department of Music presents March 4 event.
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Entrepreneur Lecture Series Debuts March 14

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/25/2013 - Alumnus Nicholas Mortallaro will be guest speaker for event postponed from Feb. 27 due to inclement weather.
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UCM to Join Statewide Tornado Drill March 5

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/25/2013 - Campuswide drill planned to coincide with statewide event.
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Gallery of Art and Design Hosts Three New Exhibits

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/20/2013 - Exhibits open Feb. 21 and run through March 15.
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Foundation Increases Support for Scholarships, Academic Programs in FY 2014

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/15/2013 - Amount increases for second consecutive year.
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Ambrose Announces Airport Gift, Best Advice for Students During Tweet Chat

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/13/2013 - UCM president conducts public forum through social medium.
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Harmons Pledge Gift for New Terminal at UCM's Swisher Skyhaven Airport

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WARRENSBURG - 2/12/2013 - Construction of new terminal is next step in aviation master plan.
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President Ambrose Ready for Tweet Chat Feb. 12

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WARRENSBURG - 2/8/2013 - Two-hour event allows UCM president to share ideas and provide answers for students.
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UCM Professor Discovers World's Largest Known Prime Number

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WARRENSBURG - 2/6/2013 - Discovery is the third made by UCM.
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UCM Foundation Funds New Grant Program for Faculty, Staff

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WARRENSBURG - 2/5/2013 - Program will support faculty and staff ideas that enhance the UCM learning environment.
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Spring Career Expo Planned for Feb. 6

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WARRENSBURG - 2/4/2013 - More than 100 potential employers plan to attend.
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Photographer and Filmmaker Alex Buono to Speak at UCM

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WARRENSBURG - 2/4/2013 - UCM's Photography Program will host Academy Award nominee.
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Performing Arts Series Presents John Amos in "Halley's Comet"

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WARRENSBURG - 2/1/2013 - Veteran Hollywood actor and playwright also will conduct student workshop.
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January

Teach-In on Sustainable Solutions Planned for Feb. 20

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WARRENSBURG - 1/31/2013 - Annual events offers information from the experts on how to make a difference.
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Board Approves New Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management

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WARRENSBURG - 1/30/2013 - New degree meets growing demand from students.
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Department of Music Dedicates Russell Coleman Rehearsal Hall

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WARRENSBURG - 1/25/2013 - Former director of UCM bands honored by university and former students.
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Missouri Innovation Campus Offers Accelerated Training for Technology Fields

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WARRENSBURG - 1/24/2013 - Unique program provides college degree at virtually no cost for students.
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Gallery of Art and Design Presents Three New Exhibits

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WARRENSBURG - 1/22/2013 - Exhibits of works by Tanja Hollander, Dmitry Samarov and John Lynch featured.
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Collier Named to UCM Board of Governors

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WARRENSBURG - 1/22/2013 - UCM alumnus from Weston appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon.
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UCM and Chamber Present MLK Community Service Awards

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WARRENSBURG - 1/17/2013 - Annual event recognizes outstanding leadership and humanitarian efforts.
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Interactive Program Offers Resiliency Training for Veterans' Families

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WARRENSBURG - 1/14/2013 - "Family of Heroes" addresses issues surrounding PTSD.
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UCM Production of "Blue Window" Selected for Regional Competition

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WARRENSBURG - 1/14/2013 - Department of Theatre and Dance production one of six chosen from more than 200 submissions.
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UCM, Chamber of Commerce to Present MLK Community Service Awards

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WARRENSBURG - 1/10/2013 - Annual event is part of UCM's 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.
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Combat Veteran and Author to Speak at UCM

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WARRENSBURG - 1/8/2013 - UCM hosts Capt. Chris Plekenpol, motivational speaker and former U.S. Army tank commander, Jan. 15
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New KMOS-TV Program Offers Advice to Farm Families

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WARRENSBURG - 1/8/2013 - AgriLegacy debuts Jan. 10 with financial planners Galen Dody and Wes Hentges.
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McCoy Honored as Outstanding Missouri Post-Secondary Math Teacher

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WARRENSBURG - 1/8/2013 - UCM faculty member honored by the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics
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L. Douglas Wilder to Speak at 2013 MLK Scholarship Dinner

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WARRENSBURG - 1/8/2013 - Tickets are now available for the Jan. 22 event, which supports scholarships for area students.
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