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First-Year Student Convocation
August 18, 2014
Hendricks Hall
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

This colorful ceremony marks the beginning of the academic year and is designed to introduce students to the university's academic culture. Following the event, students are invited to join UCM's faculty for a brunch buffet.

 

Breakfast with President Ambrose
August 19, 2014
Elliott Union 237-A
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Don’t miss this special opportunity to join UCM President Ambrose, Dean Lewandowski, and The Honors College staff, and your fellow honors students for breakfast and conversation. Feel free to stay as long as your schedule allows.

 

Peer Mentoring Night
September 25, 2014
Hosey WCRL Classroom and Lounge
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Meet upper-class honors students and get an insider’s perspective on life as an honors student at UCM.

 

The Honors College Family Weekend Open House
September 27, 2014
James C. Kirkpatrick Library, Suite 1450
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Light refreshements will be served

Join us at The Honors College Open House as UCM hosts UCM students’ family members for a weekend of events.

 

The Honors College Lecture Series
October 6, 2014
James C. Kirkpatrick Library, Performance Corner
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Event is free and open to the public
Light refreshments will be served

Join us for Honors College Faculty Fellow, Dr. Kathleen Desmond’s presentation on, “Teaching and Learning for Critical and Creative Thinking”.

 

Homecoming 2014
October 18, 2014
Mulitpurpose Building Parking Lot
Parade Begins at 9:00 a.m.

Participate in the festivities of the week and join Dean Lewandowski with your fellow honors students in the parade.

 

Honors Early Enrollment
October 20, 2014

Honors College members should remove any holds on their accounts and plan to meet with their college academic advisor a few weeks before this date so they are ready to enroll for Spring 2015 classes.

 

News

Elizabeth Wood Named Student Member of UCM Board of Governors
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Wood, Adrian, as a student representative of the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors for a term ending Dec. 31, 2016. .... More »

Honors College Alumna Amanda Sasek Crowned Miss Kansas 2014
Amanda Sasek, a 2013 graduate of UCM's Honors College, will advance to the 2015 Miss America Pageant scheduled for September 13, 2014 in Atlantic City. ... More »


Honors Students Selected to Present at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference in Denver, CO
Sarah Ragsdale and Alexandria Richardson have been chosen to present at this year's annual conference. ... More »


The Honors College 2014-2015 T-shirt Design Winner
The winner of the 2014 Honors College T-shirt design competition is Jessica Sommerkamp, a senior Graphic Design major and Honors College student at UCM. ... More »


Kaytlynn Clemons Named Missouri Student Employee of the Year
Kaytlynn Clemons, a senior marketing major from Kansas City, MO and a senior in The Honors College has been named the Missouri Student Employee of the Year. ... More »


Christina Parle Named 2014 Charno Award Recipient 
Christina Parle, a criminal justice and political science dual-major from Belton, MO and a senior in The Honors College has been named the 2014 female recipient of the University of Central Missouri’s prestigious Charno Award. ... More »


Accountancy Students Take Top Honors in Regional Competition
Hunter Hoyer, a senior in The Honors College and an accountancy major from Warrensburg, receives second place in the Leadership Division at the Missouri Valley Regional meeting in Omaha, NE. ... More »


Alana Caruso is Learning to a Greater Degree
Alana Caruso, a junior in The Honors College, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Mock Trial Team Wins Academic Championship". ... More »


UCM Criminal Justice Team Claims 12th National Championship
Honors students; Natalie Copeland, Sierra Haymes, Ryan Kanoy, and Stacia Pottorff contribute to the CJ Team's success. ... More »


The Talking Mules Win 12th Montgomery Cup in the United Kingdom
Honors students Alyssa Clifton and David Rogers contribute to the Talking Mules success and are profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "The Talking Mules Win 12th Montgomery Cup in the United Kingdom". ... More »


Dr. Micah Alpaugh, 2014-2015 Honors College Faculty Fellow, Featured on NPR's "Against the Grain"
Dr. Micah Alpaugh, UCM's French historian speaks on NPR about his research addressing non-violence in the French Revolution. His interview is listed under the heading, "Tues 3.11.14 - Nonviolence Before Gandhi". ... More »


Alyssa Clifton is Learning to a Greater Degree
Alyssa Clifton, a sophomore in The Honors College, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "Academic Responsibility Coaches Advocate Student Success". ... More »


Emily Elfrink is Learning to a Greater Degree
Emily Elfrink, a sophomore in The Honors College, is profiled on UCM's Feature Stories under the heading, "UCM Students Compete for Social Justice". ... More »


The Hanze 7: Cultivating a Worldly Perspective Through High Impact Study Abroad Programming
Brad Banowetz, Anna Robb, Tina Guier, Amber Ward, Kyle Phillips, Kayla Hockersmith and Madison Sommers are featured on pages 10-13 in the Summer 2013 issue of Today, UCM's Alumni magazine. ... More »