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UCM Daily

News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, October 16


Academics

The Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class is Friday, October 20th
The last day for students to drop a full semester course is Friday, October 20th. The last day to drop (also known as W date) may vary by ...
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Spring semester enrollment begins October 16th!
Enrollment in spring 2018 classes will take place October 16th thru November 1st. All students are assigned an Enrollment Access Date based ...
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Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP) for 2nd Half Semester Classes
All second-half semester classes beginning Monday, October 9th through Sunday, October 15th are included in Enrollment Validation. ...
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How to Request Grade Changes
Faculty may use the online form for grade changes (after 1st half-semester grades due date - Tuesday, October 10th at noon) and the removal ...
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Cap and Gown Distribution
Graduation candidates who intend to participate in the December 8th or 9th commencement ceremony may pick up caps and gowns beginning ...
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Internships at the State Capitol
The State Government Internship Program is accepting applications for the 2018 Spring semester. This opportunity is open to all students, ...
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Internships at the State Capitol
The State Government Internship Program is accepting applications for the 2018 Spring semester. This opportunity is open to all students, ...
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Events

UCM Surplus Auction Next Week Tuesday
The next auction will be at 306 Hale Lake Road on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., with bidder registration beginning at 8:00 a.m. ...
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The Dark Tower
Location: Elliott Student Union Cinema Free showings Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Must present UCM ID. $1 concessions! Showtimes: ...
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LEAD: BOO! How to not be scared of networking
With Halloween around the corner, things can seem scarier than usual. However, there's no need for networking to spook you! Join Keira Solon ...
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National Chocolate Cupcake Day
October 18th, 2-3pm in front of Union 219! ...
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National Chocolate Cupcake Day
October 18th, 2-3pm in front of Union 219! ...
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National Chocolate Cupcake Day
October 18th, 2-3pm in front of Union 219! ...
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Pink Dress Down Day
Big Pink is a sponsoring the 7th annual Pink Dress Down Day on Wednesday, October 25. For a $5 donation to Big Pink Volleyball any faculty ...
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Pink Dress Down Day
Big Pink is a sponsoring the 7th annual Pink Dress Down Day on Wednesday, October 25. For a $5 donation to Big Pink Volleyball any faculty ...
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Big Pink Volleyball looking for Raffle Donations
Do you or your department have items that you could donate to the Big Pink Volleyball raffle? Maybe your office is extra creative and would ...
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Come Visit the Big Pink Volleyball Table TODAY
Come by the Big Pink Volleyball table in the Union Mall from 11:00 am-2:00 pm TODAY and grab some Big Pink swag! You can also registered ...
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Call for Submissions: Scholars Symposium and Creative Achievement Day Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
The Office of Undergraduate Research and External Scholarships at the University of Central Missouri invites abstract submissions for the ...
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Fall Festival and Pumpkin Painting!
The Elliott Student Union and US Bank are hosting a Fall Festival. Come enjoy this free event in the Union of October, 19th 6-7:30pm! Enjoy ...
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Fall Festival and Pumpkin Painting!
The Elliott Student Union and US Bank are hosting a Fall Festival. Come enjoy this free event in the Union of October, 19th 6-7:30pm! Enjoy ...
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2017 Missouri Graduate Education Week
Monday, 10/16 through Friday, 10/20 is Missouri Graduate Education Week. ...
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2017 Missouri Graduate Education Week
Monday, 10/16 through Friday, 10/20 is Missouri Graduate Education Week. ...
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Nance Lecture on Syrian Civil War
The McClure Archives and University Museum is pleased to announce the 2018 Nance Lecture, to be delivered by Dr. Michael Makara. Dr. ...
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Nance Lecture on Syrian Civil War
The McClure Archives and University Museum is pleased to announce the 2018 Nance Lecture, to be delivered by Dr. Michael Makara. Dr. ...
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Nance Lecture on Syrian Civil War
The McClure Archives and University Museum is pleased to announce the 2018 Nance Lecture, to be delivered by Dr. Michael Makara. Dr. ...
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Campus invited to Emeriti Coffee on Thursday, October 19
Members of the campus community are invited to join the Emeriti Association at the October Coffee on Thursday, October 19, at 2:00 p.m. in ...
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Campus invited to Emeriti Coffee on Thursday, October 19
Members of the campus community are invited to join the Emeriti Association at the October Coffee on Thursday, October 19, at 2:00 p.m. in ...
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Faculty

CTL ACCEPTING REQUESTS TO TEACH IN THE ALEC FOR SPRING 2018
Requests are now being taken from faculty to schedule Spring Semester 2018 classes in the Active Learning Engagement Classroom (ALEC), JCKL ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Utilizing Engaging Technology Workshops
The Transformational Learning Initiative is hosting three workshops in the next two weeks and all are welcome: #1 Nearpod and Edpuzzle - ...
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Utilizing Engaging Technology Workshops
The Transformational Learning Initiative is hosting three workshops in the next two weeks and all are welcome: #1 Nearpod and Edpuzzle - ...
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Procurement Training - Requisition to Payment Process
The Office of Procurement and Materials Management continues with the series of Procurement trainings on Tuesday, October 24 at 9:00 a.m. in ...
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Procurement Training - Requisition to Payment Process
The Office of Procurement and Materials Management continues with the series of Procurement trainings on Tuesday, October 24 at 9:00 a.m. in ...
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Procurement Training - Requisition to Payment Process
The Office of Procurement and Materials Management continues with the series of Procurement trainings on Tuesday, October 24 at 9:00 a.m. in ...
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Foundation & Alumni

New Issue of UCM Magazine Published
In this issue our focus is the Vietnam War told through the eyes of emeritus communication professor and alumnus Dan Curtis and other ...
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From the President

State of the University Address Scheduled for Oct. 26
University of Central Missouri President Charles Ambrose will present the State of the University Address at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 in ...
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State of the University Address Scheduled for Oct. 26
University of Central Missouri President Charles Ambrose will present the State of the University Address at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 in ...
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General

Faculty/Staff Photos
University Relations will be offering Faculty and Staff photos for the web. The photos will be taken Monday, November 6 from 10 a.m. to noon ...
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Dining Dollar Special - October 31st
Dining Dollar Special October 31st. ...
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Dining Dollar Special - October 31st
Dining Dollar Special October 31st. ...
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The Chamber's UCM Student Member Program
The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce UCM Student Member program is a partnership between the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce and the ...
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Marketing Coordinator Position
Do you love designing eye catching posters? Are you a wordsmith disguised as a UCM student? Apply to be the marketing coordinator for the ...
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Marketing Coordinator Position
Do you love designing eye catching posters? Are you a wordsmith disguised as a UCM student? Apply to be the marketing coordinator for the ...
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Faculty & Staff Bowling League
The Faculty & Staff bowling league is in need of another one or two league members. Bowling competition is once a week on Thursday evenings ...
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Health & Wellness

Additional Flu Clinics
Fall is back and it's time for your annual Flu Vaccine! ...
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Additional Flu Clinics
Fall is back and it's time for your annual Flu Vaccine! ...
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Want to combine your A Healthier You screening and a Flu shot?????
The University Health Center will be available to give flu shots at the following A Healthier You events. ...
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Mental Fitness for October 16 & 19: Coping with Setbacks & Failure
Failure is inevitable. How you respond to failure has a significant impact on your future successes. This workshop will explore the impact ...
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Mental Fitness for October 16 & 19: Coping with Setbacks & Failure
Failure is inevitable. How you respond to failure has a significant impact on your future successes. This workshop will explore the impact ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Health Coaching
Are you interested in improving your overall health, eliminating health risks and benefiting from the support and guidance of a lifestyle ...
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Benefit Briefing's--Video available
We hope everyone has had the opportunity to attend one of the Benefit Briefings featuring Blue Cross Blue Shield and Delta Dental. If you ...
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Benefit Briefing's--Video available
We hope everyone has had the opportunity to attend one of the Benefit Briefings featuring Blue Cross Blue Shield and Delta Dental. If you ...
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Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner Financial will be on our campus Thursday, October 19th.
Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner Financial will be here on Thurs., Oct. 19th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ...
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Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner Financial will be on our campus Thursday, October 19th.
Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner Financial will be here on Thurs., Oct. 19th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ...
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Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on our campus Thursday, October 19th.
Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be here on Thurs., Oct. 19th from 3-4:00 p.m. ...
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Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on our campus Thursday, October 19th.
Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be here on Thurs., Oct. 19th from 3-4:00 p.m. ...
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Today is the Employee Time Sheet Deadline
Please submit your time sheet by 11:59 PM. This is an 80 hour pay period for most non-exempt employees. Supervisors will have until 9 am ...
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KMOS-TV

Maternity in the Philippines
Take an absorbingly intimate, verite look at a maternity hospital in the Philippines, the busiest on the planet. In a hospital literally ...
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Puritans and Pioneers
Actors Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and William H. Macy trace their nonconformist ancestors through American conflicts - the Civil War and ...
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Explore the Forbidden City
For nearly 500 years, Beijing's complex of palaces and temples was the power center of imperial China. Explore this ancient architectural ...
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News and Events

Hartzler Touts MIC as "Exemplary Model" for Education
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler this week touted The Missouri Innovation (MIC) campus as an "exemplary model for Missouri and the rest of the ...
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Hartzler Touts MIC as "Exemplary Model" for Education
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler this week touted The Missouri Innovation (MIC) campus as an "exemplary model for Missouri and the rest of the ...
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UCM's Engineering Technology Program Earns ABET Accreditation
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology degree in the School of Technology at UCM has been accredited by the Engineering ...
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UCM's Engineering Technology Program Earns ABET Accreditation
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology degree in the School of Technology at UCM has been accredited by the Engineering ...
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UCM's Engineering Technology Program Earns ABET Accreditation
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology degree in the School of Technology at UCM has been accredited by the Engineering ...
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UCM Launching New Veterans Upward Bound Program Serving 10 Counties
Supporting the men and women who have served this nation, a $1.3 million federal grant enables the University of Central Missouri to ...
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UCM Launching New Veterans Upward Bound Program Serving 10 Counties
Supporting the men and women who have served this nation, a $1.3 million federal grant enables the University of Central Missouri to ...
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UCM Launching New Veterans Upward Bound Program Serving 10 Counties
Supporting the men and women who have served this nation, a $1.3 million federal grant enables the University of Central Missouri to ...
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Newsletters

Honorably Speaking
The Honors College is pleased to announce that the third 2017-2018 issue of our electronic student newsletter, "Honorably Speaking", is now ...
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Honorably Speaking
The Honors College is pleased to announce that the third 2017-2018 issue of our electronic student newsletter, "Honorably Speaking", is now ...
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Public Safety

ALICE Training
The Department of Public Safety will be hosting ALICE Active Shooter training on October 18th from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in Room 101 of the ...
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ALICE Training
The Department of Public Safety will be hosting ALICE Active Shooter training on October 18th from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in Room 101 of the ...
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Student Activities

SUGAR RUSH 5K
Saturday, October 28 - 10:00. Registration 9:00 -10:00. The walk/run will begin and end at the UCM Recreation and Wellness Center. Donation: ...
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University Store

Grad Fair in the UCM Store at the Crossing


Congratulations Graduates! Come pick up your regalia & take advantage of great deals from our vendors. Wed & Thur 9a-4p.

For more information:
Download: grad fair 2017.jpg
Contact Kim Bonsignore at bonsignore@ucmo.edu

Grad Fair in the UCM Store at the Crossing


Congratulations Graduates! Come pick up your regalia & take advantage of great deals from our vendors. Wed & Thur 9a-4p.

For more information:
Download: grad fair 2017.jpg
Contact Kim Bonsignore at bonsignore@ucmo.edu

30% off at the Crossing


With the Mules big win on Saturday you'll receive 30% off Apparel & Souvenir purchases today at the Crossing. Store open 9a-7p.

For more information:
Download: 30% off twitter ad.jpg
Contact Leah Sobba at sobba@ucmo.edu


Vehicles/Parking

Parking Lot 33 - Multipurpose Building
The Traffic and Parking Policy Committee voted at their September 27th meeting to change the status of Lot 33, which surrounds the ...
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You Are Invited

Arx Duo: Percussion Guest Artist Recital
The Arx Duo, comprised of Kansas City-based percussionists Garrett Arney and Mari Yoshinaga, will visit UCM for a two-day residency in order ...
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Arx Duo: Percussion Guest Artist Recital
The Arx Duo, comprised of Kansas City-based percussionists Garrett Arney and Mari Yoshinaga, will visit UCM for a two-day residency in order ...
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Night at the Opera - Hansel and Gretel
Come join the school of music for a screening of Engelbert Humperdinck's opera "Hansel and Gretel" based on the famous German fairy tale on ...
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Night at the Opera - Hansel and Gretel
Come join the school of music for a screening of Engelbert Humperdinck's opera "Hansel and Gretel" based on the famous German fairy tale on ...
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Volunteers Needed! Holiday Homes Tour 2017
Johnson County Hospice is needing volunteers to help with their annual "Holiday Homes Tour" that is happening Nov. 17-18, 2017. ...
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