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UCM Daily

News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, December 5


Academics

Caribbean Cruise Study Abroad Deadline Extended!
Trying to decide where to spend Spring Break? Why not on a cruise ship traveling through the Caribbean?!?! That’s right, the Department of ...
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Fall Semester Final Grades due by Noon, on 12/13/16
Final grades are due at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, December 12th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral using the Faculty tab and selecting ...
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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

Who's Who/Charno Call for Nominations
Each year the university presents awards to the senior man and woman who is considered to be the outstanding students of the University's ...
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Who's Who/Charno Call for Nominations
Each year the university presents awards to the senior man and woman who is considered to be the outstanding students of the University's ...
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Events

Spring LEAD Speaker Series and Speaker Broadcast Series
Get ready for next year's LEAD Speaker Series and Speaker Broadcast Series Events! LEAD Speaker Series is put on by the Office of Student ...
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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

Winter Items Collection for the Campus Cupboard
I will be collecting winter items to donated to the Campus Cupboard. I'd like to specifically focus on collecting hats, gloves, and socks. ...
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FPO Employee Recognition
Have you had outstanding service from a member of our Facilities team? Whether it be custodial, grounds, or maintenance you can recognize ...
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GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
There are several grant opportunities accepting proposals: ...
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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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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 below: ...
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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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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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Extended Studies, Courier for UCM-Lee's Summit, & Dual Credit Are Back Home
Please note the Names and Offices numbers below: ...
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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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UCM Dining - Fall Break 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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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

All Benefit Eligible Employees can NOW submit Educational Development requests for SPRING.
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for SPRING can be submitted. Please go to your MYCENTRAL and submit ...
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All Benefit Eligible Employees can NOW submit Educational Development requests for SPRING.
All Benefit Eligible Employees- Educational Development submissions for SPRING can be submitted. Please go to your MYCENTRAL and submit ...
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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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Life Insurance Rate Changes
Did, or will you, turn 40, 50 or 65 before January 1, 2017? If so, this is a reminder that your additional life rates will change to the ...
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KMOS-TV

9 Months That Made You: The First 8 Weeks
Follow the story of how, from a fertilized egg, you took on human form in the womb. Chart the metamorphosis from the lizard-like, mouse-like ...
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Pearl Harbor - USS Oklahoma
Explore what happened to the USS Oklahoma, the only battleship to capsize during the Pearl Harbor attack. Examine new details about what may ...
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News and Events

Kiger to Serve as Instructor for National Sexual Assault Investigation and Adjudication Training
Amy Kiger, director of Violence and Substance Abuse Prevention (VSAP) at the University of Central Missouri (UCM), will travel to Auburn, ...
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UCM Team Claims Gold Award in State Farms Marketing and Sales Competition
A team of two marketing students from UCM claimed the second place Gold Award in Marketing Presentation at the 2016 State Farm Marketing and ...
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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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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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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

Chamber Flash e-Newsletter
The Chamber Flash features news, events, and updates from local businesses and organizations who are members of the Warrensburg Chamber of ...
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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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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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Public Safety

Adjusted Business Hours for Access Control, December 5th - 9th, 2016
Access Control will be closed from Noon until 2:00 PM the week of December 5th thru December 9th, 2016. Access Control apologizes in ...
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Adjusted Business Hours for Access Control, December 5th - 9th, 2016
Access Control will be closed from Noon until 2:00 PM the week of December 5th thru December 9th, 2016. Access Control apologizes in ...
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You Are Invited

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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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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TLI Happy Appy Hour
Are you up for some great conversation? To learn from your colleagues about educational technology? Just to wind down at the end of the ...
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TLI Happy Appy Hour
Are you up for some great conversation? To learn from your colleagues about educational technology? Just to wind down at the end of the ...
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