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UCM Daily - Wednesday, December 7

Priority Information

Hawks Issues Statement About Employee Volunteerism


Amidst recent discussion about the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Doug Hawks, vice president for finance and administration, on Monday, Dec. 5, issued a statement via email related to employee volunteerism in the workplace and policy development. He offers timely information as UCM nears the end of the semester and prepares for 2016 Fall Commencement. Click on the PDF below to read his complete message to campus faculty and staff.

For more information:
Download: Volunteerism.pdf
Contact Jeff Murphy at jmurphy@ucmo.edu or call 4640

FLSA Summary Sessions and Question and Answer Opportunities Rescheduled


Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Summary Sessions and question and answer opportunities scheduled for Dec. 7 and 9 have been rescheduled. They will now take place at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 14 in Elliott Student Union, Room 235. We regret any inconvenience this change in schedule may cause.

For more information:
Contact Jeff Murphy at jmurphy@ucmo.edu or call 4640


General

SciQuest Outage
SciQuest will be unavailable from Saturday, December 10 at 5:00 p.m. through Sunday, December 11 at 2:00 a.m. We appreciate your patience ...
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UCM Dining - Finals week hours
Please check the attachment for the hours of operations during finals week. The hours have been updated with Central Courte - CLOSED ...
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KMOS-TV

Nature: Love in the Animal Kingdom
Animals dance, sing, flirt and compete with everything they've got to find and secure a mate. For many, the all-important bonds they share ...
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Student Activities

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service 2017
Join us for a day ON instead of a day OFF. We will be volunteering around the Warrensburg community and will be serving a complementary ...
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You Are Invited

Open Campus Presentations by Candidates for Director of Graduate and International Student Services
Four candidates for the position of Director of Graduate and International Student Services will be on campus next week. Candidates will ...
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Previously Posted

Academics

Cap and Gown Distribution
Graduation candidates who intend to participate in the December 9th or 10th commencement ceremonies should pick up their caps and gowns ...
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Undergraduate and Graduate Fall Degree Candidates – Commencement Name Cards
Fall degree candidates who intend to participate in the December 9th Graduate ceremony and the December 10th Undergraduate ceremony may pick ...
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Awards & Honors

Nominate a Professional Staff Member for the JP Mees Award
Take a moment and nominate one of our outstanding Professional Staff for the JP Mees Award. To nominate someone is easy. Just go to the link ...
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Events

Mule Nation KC: Pictures with Santa!
join your fellow Mule alumni and their families at a festive FREE holiday event on Sunday Dec. 18th at Union Station inside the Jarvis Hunt ...
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Faculty

Coordinator of Graduate Research: Call for Applications
Graduate Education and Research is very excited to call for self-nominations for a ½ time Faculty position to serve as the Coordinator of ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Learning Day-Jan. 5 Registration
On Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, UCM faculty and staff members are expected to participate in a professional development program. Informational ...
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From the President

Flags at Half-Staff - Pearl Harbor Remembrance
In accordance with Missouri State Statutes, Section 9.110, flags at all state and government office buildings will be flown at half-staff on ...
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General

Distribution Service Center Holiday Schedule
The Distribution Service Center (Mail Services and Central Receiving) will need all outgoing mail and packages by noon on Wednesday, ...
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Extended Studies, Courier for UCM-Lee's Summit, & Dual Credit Are Back Home
Please note the Names and Offices Numbers: ...
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Union Display Cases
Need to advertise on a budget? The Elliott Student Union offers 6 Display Cases on the first floor available for free! Reservations can be ...
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Memorial Services Conducted for Wife of UCM's 10th President
The University of Central Missouri lost a longtime member of the university family last week with the passing of Dorothy B. Lovinger. ...
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Health & Wellness

Health Center Offering Shingles Vaccine in February
In February 2017, the University Health Center will be offering to the university community the Zostavax vaccine, which helps protect ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Crisis Leave Pool Donation now being accepted
We are now accepting crisis leave donations. Only accrued VACATION time may be donated to the Crisis Leave Pool. The deadline to donate is ...
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News and Events

Blaine Whitworth Go Big or Go Home Foundation Supports MVSC Student in Need
Honoring the legacy of a University of Central Missouri alumnus whose life was tragically cut short, the Blaine Whitworth Go Big or Go Home ...
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Thousands to Converge on Campus During 2016 Fall Commencement Weekend
The University of Central Missouri will be the hub of activity Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10, as 2016 Fall Commencement exercises get ...
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Newsletters

Honorably Speaking
The Honors College is pleased to announce that the fourth 2016-2017 issue of our electronic student newsletter, "Honorably Speaking", is now ...
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Office of Technology

How to Avoid Phishing Attempts
Phishing is a scam that uses social engineering to trick a person into revealing personal or confidential information the scammer can use ...
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Holiday Phishing Scams and Malware Campaigns
The Office of Technology reminds you to be vigilant! The Bad Guys are very busy at this time of year, taking advantage of on-line shoppers ...
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Priority Information

Converge Campus Visit Includes Input from Campus Community
Representatives with Converge Consulting were on campus last week to meet with UCM constituency groups, the first step in the process of ...
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Humphreys Project Moving Forward
To help keep you updated about progress regarding the Humphreys Building project, we are providing a weekly update with information about ...
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Professional Staff

December Professional Staff Council Meeting - Thursday, 12/8, 1:30-3:00, Union 229
The December Professional Staff Council meeting will be held Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 1:30 to 3:00pm in Union 229. All professional ...
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Student Activities

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service 2017
Join us for a day ON instead of a day OFF. We will be volunteering around the Warrensburg community and will be serving a complementary ...
[more info]



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