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UCM Daily

News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, September 19


Academics

Enrollment Holds for Spring Due TODAY!
Enrollment for the Spring 2017 semester begins Monday, October 17th. For those offices which place enrolment holds, please check your ...
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Student Progress Reports are Due Tuesday, September 27th at Noon
Faculty may enter Student Progress Reports now through 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 27th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral - go ...
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Student Progress Reports are Due Tuesday, September 27th at Noon
Faculty may enter Student Progress Reports now through 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 27th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral - go ...
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Enrollment holds have been placed for Spring enrollment
As needed, holds have been placed on student accounts for spring enrollment. Various offices place holds for different reasons (testing ...
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Enrollment holds have been placed for Spring enrollment
As needed, holds have been placed on student accounts for spring enrollment. Various offices place holds for different reasons (testing ...
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Spring 2017 Course Schedule Now Available
The Spring 2017 Course Schedule is now available in MyCentral. Public access to the schedule is also available using the Schedule of ...
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23rd Annual McNair Scholars Research Symposium - Wednesday, Sept. 21
Featuring undergraduate McNair scholar presentations of the 2016 McNair summer research internships. Presentations will last 30 minutes ...
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23rd Annual McNair Scholars Research Symposium - Wednesday, Sept. 21
Featuring undergraduate McNair scholar presentations of the 2016 McNair summer research internships. Presentations will last 30 minutes ...
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23rd Annual McNair Scholars Research Symposium - Wednesday, Sept. 21
Featuring undergraduate McNair scholar presentations of the 2016 McNair summer research internships. Presentations will last 30 minutes ...
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Grammar Happy Hour Every Wednesday
Join the Writing Center for Grammar Happy Hour every Wednesday from 3-5pm in the Learning Commons, JCKL 3160. During Grammar Happy Hour, ...
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Grammar Happy Hour Every Wednesday
Join the Writing Center for Grammar Happy Hour every Wednesday from 3-5pm in the Learning Commons, JCKL 3160. During Grammar Happy Hour, ...
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Student Progress Reports are Due Tuesday, September 27th at Noon
Faculty may enter Student Progress Reports now through 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 27th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral - go ...
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Student Progress Reports are Due Tuesday, September 27th at Noon
Faculty may enter Student Progress Reports now through 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 27th. Grades can be entered through MyCentral - go ...
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How to Contact the Registrar's Office via Email
The Registrar's Office strives to provide excellent customer service to UCM faculty and staff. We pride ourselves on a 24 business-hour turn ...
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How to Contact the Registrar's Office via Email
The Registrar's Office strives to provide excellent customer service to UCM faculty and staff. We pride ourselves on a 24 business-hour turn ...
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Awards & Honors

Learning to a Greater Degree Award
Learning to a Greater Degree conveys the essence of UCM. Just as the strategic position is supported by the four reasons to believe, people ...
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Learning to a Greater Degree Award
Learning to a Greater Degree conveys the essence of UCM. Just as the strategic position is supported by the four reasons to believe, people ...
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Events

Mitch Matthews - The BIG Dream Gathering
On Tuesday, September 20 at 6pm, Mitch Matthews will be discussing about the BIG Dream Gathering. The BDG is a fun and inspiring event that ...
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Nontraditional Student Brown Bag Series!
The September Nontraditional Student Brown Bag meeting will be on Tues., Sept. 20 from 12:30-1:30 in Union 219. ...
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BIG Career Expo
The BIG Career Expo is scheduled for Wednesday, October 12th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building Arena, and we currently ...
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WAI Hosts Girls in Aviation Day in the Community
UCM's local Women in Aviation chapter (Show me Skies) is hosting a community event to ladies, ages 5 -17 yrs. The WAI Annual Girls in ...
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WAI Hosts Girls in Aviation Day in the Community
UCM's local Women in Aviation chapter (Show me Skies) is hosting a community event to ladies, ages 5 -17 yrs. The WAI Annual Girls in ...
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Big Pink Volleyball 2016
It is Big Pink season and as we approach our 6th annual tournament that will take place on October 2-4, 2016 we wanted to provide some ...
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Big Pink Volleyball 2016
It is Big Pink season and as we approach our 6th annual tournament that will take place on October 2-4, 2016 we wanted to provide some ...
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Pregame Football Celebration honoring Military Appreciation Day
Please join the University of Central Missouri for a pre game football celebration honoring Military Appreciation Day. A group that ...
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Pregame Football Celebration honoring Military Appreciation Day
Please join the University of Central Missouri for a pre game football celebration honoring Military Appreciation Day. A group that ...
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LEAD: Can You Hear Me Now?


Professor Carol Benton speaks about how you can improve your communication skills. Come to Union 236 on Tuesday, September 20th at 4pm.

For more information:
Go to: ucmo.edu/leadership
Download: LEADCanYouHearMe_DS.jpg
Contact Jeina Stoumbaugh at stoumbaugh@ucmo.edu or call 3039193377

LEAD: Can You Hear Me Now?


Professor Carol Benton speaks about how you can improve your communication skills. Come to Union 236 on Tuesday, September 20th at 4pm.

For more information:
Go to: ucmo.edu/leadership
Download: LEADCanYouHearMe_DS.jpg
Contact Jeina Stoumbaugh at stoumbaugh@ucmo.edu or call 3039193377

Emeriti Association Coffee on September 20
The next Emeriti Coffee will be Tuesday, September 20 in Union 229 at 2:00 p.m. Kick off the fall season with some great conversation over ...
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Emeriti Association Coffee on September 20
The next Emeriti Coffee will be Tuesday, September 20 in Union 229 at 2:00 p.m. Kick off the fall season with some great conversation over ...
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Cuba 2016: Global Vision Scholarship Presentation
The 9 students and faculty advisors that traveled to Ciego de Avila in Cuba for their two-week Global Vision Scholarship service-learning ...
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SGCD Research Colloquium
Sarah Ray Rondot, Ph.D. will be presenting her most current research on Trans* Identity Autobiography. Sept. 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m., MAR 229. ...
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SGCD Research Colloquium
Sarah Ray Rondot, Ph.D. will be presenting her most current research on Trans* Identity Autobiography. Sept. 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m., MAR 229. ...
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Main Street, UCM Collaborate on Downtown Mural to be Unveiled Saturday
Warrensburg Main Street, through a partnership with the University of Central Missouri, is proud to announce the unveiling of the new ...
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Main Street, UCM Collaborate on Downtown Mural to be Unveiled Saturday
Warrensburg Main Street, through a partnership with the University of Central Missouri, is proud to announce the unveiling of the new ...
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UCM Welcomes Families and Friends to Family Weekend
UCM welcomes the families and friends of UCM's students to its annual Family Weekend celebration Sept. 23-25.

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UCM Welcomes Families and Friends to Family Weekend
UCM welcomes the families and friends of UCM's students to its annual Family Weekend celebration Sept. 23-25.

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Voter Registration Fair
Voter Registration Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27th in the Union passed Café Rouge. ...
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Elliott Student Union's 54th Birthday Bash
Elliott Student Union is "Out of this Universe"! Join the ESU on Thursday, September 29 for a day full of fun! T-shirt give-a-ways, ...
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Faculty

Center for Teaching & Learning -- New Website!
The Center for Teaching & Learning has a new website. Just visit: http://library.ucmo.edu/ctl Here you will find a calendar of training ...
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Bloomberg information session for faculty, 1 pm, WDE 1604, Thursday, September 22, 2016.
Bloomberg Market Concepts is free in the Bloomberg lab. BMC ordinarily costs $249. Professors can assign the full eight hours of training, ...
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Faculty Senate Professional Enhancement Committee (PEC)
FACULTY SENATE’S PROFESSIONAL ENHANCEMENT COMMITTEE (PEC) OFFERS GRANT OPPORTUNITY ...
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Faculty Senate Professional Enhancement Committee (PEC)
FACULTY SENATE’S PROFESSIONAL ENHANCEMENT COMMITTEE (PEC) OFFERS GRANT OPPORTUNITY ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Closed-Captioning Your YouTube Videos
Do you post YouTube videos to Blackboard or use them in your classroom? If so, you will want to learn how to create closed captioning. Not ...
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Faculty Learning Day-Friday, Sept. 30
On Friday, Sept. 30, UCM faculty will participate in a professional development program. The program features sessions designed for ...
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Faculty Learning Day-Friday, Sept. 30
On Friday, Sept. 30, UCM faculty will participate in a professional development program. The program features sessions designed for ...
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Faculty Learning Day-Friday, Sept. 30
On Friday, Sept. 30, UCM faculty will participate in a professional development program. The program features sessions designed for ...
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Faculty Learning Day-Friday, Sept. 30
On Friday, Sept. 30, UCM faculty will participate in a professional development program. The program features sessions designed for faculty. ...
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Faculty Learning Day-Friday, Sept. 30
On Friday, Sept. 30, UCM faculty will participate in a professional development program. The program features sessions designed for faculty. ...
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CTL/SoftChalk/Adobe Acrobat/Blackboard/Respondus Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of September 26-30, 2016 - click on the university calendar link for complete descriptions. ...
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Foundation & Alumni

Celebrating Legacy Families at The Family Weekend Pancake Breakfast
Please join us Saturday, Sept. 24 for the Family Weekend Pancake Breakfast on the west lawn of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center! ...
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Please Join us for our Alumni Pregame Tailgate!
Please stop by and see us before we cheer on our UCM Mules in the 2016 Fall Classic against Northwest Missouri State at Arrowhead Stadium! ...
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Three Phenomenal Students on Stage with Pres. Ambrose
Let us congratulate the three students who joined Pres. Ambrose on stage for an extensive dialogue during his recent State of the University ...
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Three Phenomenal Students on Stage with Pres. Ambrose
Let us congratulate the three students who joined Pres. Ambrose on stage for an extensive dialogue during his recent State of the University ...
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Alumni Foundation to Host Community Coffee
Join your colleagues from 9-10:30 a.m. October 7 for a Community Coffee at the Achauer Alumni House (located on the corner of South and ...
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General

MO Town Fall Festival / Trips & Tours
Celebrate the arrival of Fall at Missouri Town 1855! Enjoy 1850's music and dance, horse drawn buggy rides, hot-spiced cider, children's ...
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MO Town Fall Festival / Trips & Tours
Celebrate the arrival of Fall at Missouri Town 1855! Enjoy 1850's music and dance, horse drawn buggy rides, hot-spiced cider, children's ...
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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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Sidewalk closing
In order to create a larger safe zone while the construction crew is working on the roof and parapet on the east (Maguire side) of Lovinger, ...
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Volunteers Needed!
Project Community Connect 2016 is on Friday, October 14 from 9-3 p.m. at the Student Recreation & Wellness Center. ...
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MAPS Mentorship Program is Seeking Participants
The MAPS (Mentoring, Advocacy, and Peer Support) Mentorship Program at UCM is currently seeking mentors and mentees to participate for the ...
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MAPS Mentorship Program is Seeking Participants
The MAPS (Mentoring, Advocacy, and Peer Support) Mentorship Program at UCM is currently seeking mentors and mentees to participate for the ...
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MAPS Mentorship Program is Seeking Participants
The MAPS (Mentoring, Advocacy, and Peer Support) Mentorship Program at UCM is currently seeking mentors and mentees to participate for the ...
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Student Bloomberg Workshop, WDE 1604, 3:30 pm, Thursday, 9/22/2016.
Bloomberg representative, Flynn Bridges, III, and Dr. Arthur Young, CFA, will lead an applied Bloomberg training workshop for students with ...
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UCM Breakers Annual Garage Sale FUNDRAISER!
The UCM Breakers Alternative Spring Break student organization is having their annual Garage Sale fundraiser on Sat., Oct. 8 from 8 a.m.-12 ...
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Memorial Services for UCM Student This Weekend
The University of Central community is saddened by the loss of Shelby K. Admire, a senior health studies major from Cleveland, Mo. who ...
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Health & Wellness

Face-To-Face Coaching Sessions Available
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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Nutrition @ Noon


Learn simple steps to avoid the freshman 15.

For more information:
Download: Nutrition Flyer-Fall 2016.jpg
Contact Trish Smith at prsmith@ucmo.edu


Human Resources/Payroll

AXA Financial provider will be on campus September 20th.
Dave and Tyson Sprick represent AXA. AXA is an approved 403(b) provider for the University, and Dave and Tyson serve as a financial resource ...
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AXA Financial provider will be on campus September 20th.
Dave and Tyson Sprick represent AXA. AXA is an approved 403(b) provider for the University, and Dave and Tyson serve as a financial resource ...
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Time Sheets Due Today
Employee time sheets for the period September 1-15, 2016 are due today by 11:59 pm. Employees will not be able to access their time sheets ...
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MetLife rep David Yount will be on campus Tuesday, September 27th.
David Yount from MetLife will be on our campus Tues., Sept. 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. ...
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KMOS-TV

POV: Kingdom of Shadows
Take an unflinching look at the hard choices and destructive consequences of the U.S.-Mexico drug war. Witness the human side of the ...
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Frontline: Business of Disaster
Disasters are big business. Follow an investigation with NPR into who profits when disaster strikes. The film focuses on Superstorm Sandy: ...
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Forces of Nature: Elements
The forces of nature make Earth a restless planet, but they also turned our ball of rock into a home for life. How did our planet's ...
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This American Land
In southern Oregon, a little-known wilderness called Kalmiopsis is a source of clear water for downstream communities and a core for ...
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Art in the Twenty-First Century: Los Angeles
Featured are Diana Thater's immersive video installations; Liz Larner's experimental abstract sculptures; Tala Madani, who skewers ...
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Austin City Limits: Alabama Shakes/Vintage Trouble
Thrill to the rocking R&B sounds of Alabama Shakes and Vintage Trouble. The Shakes showcase their latest LP, Sound and Vision, during their ...
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News and Events

Free Tickets Available for Skelton Lecture
A wounded warrior and member of the elite Army Rangers who earned a number of military decorations, Cedric King will share his inspirational ...
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Free Tickets Available for Skelton Lecture
A wounded warrior and member of the elite Army Rangers who earned a number of military decorations, Cedric King will share his inspirational ...
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Free Tickets Available for Skelton Lecture
A wounded warrior and member of the elite Army Rangers who earned a number of military decorations, Cedric King will share his inspirational ...
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UCM Honored by Guadalupe Center with the Robert Reeds Business of the Year Award
UCM was recognized by the Guadalupe Centers of Kansas City with the Robert Reeds Business of the Year Award at the organization's 2016 ...
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UCM Honored by Guadalupe Center with the Robert Reeds Business of the Year Award
UCM was recognized by the Guadalupe Centers of Kansas City with the Robert Reeds Business of the Year Award at the organization's 2016 ...
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UCM Honored by Guadalupe Center with the Robert Reeds Business of the Year Award
UCM was recognized by the Guadalupe Centers of Kansas City with the Robert Reeds Business of the Year Award at the organization's 2016 ...
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UCM Archives and Museum to Host Ask a Curator Day
UCM's Arthur F. McClure Archives and University Museum will offer an opportunity to learn more about heirlooms and historic items as they ...
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UCM Archives and Museum to Host Ask a Curator Day
UCM's Arthur F. McClure Archives and University Museum will offer an opportunity to learn more about heirlooms and historic items as they ...
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UCM Archives and Museum to Host Ask a Curator Day
UCM's Arthur F. McClure Archives and University Museum will offer an opportunity to learn more about heirlooms and historic items as they ...
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Census Shows Five-year Growth in Enrollment, Although No Record This Year
Fall 2016 census data collected the week of Sept. 12-16 at the University of Central Missouri indicate that while enrollment is below last ...
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Census Shows Five-year Growth in Enrollment, Although No Record This Year
Fall 2016 census data collected the week of Sept. 12-16 at the University of Central Missouri indicate that while enrollment is below last ...
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Census Shows Five-year Growth in Enrollment, Although No Record This Year
Fall 2016 census data collected the week of Sept. 12-16 at the University of Central Missouri indicate that while enrollment is below last ...
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Tickets Available for Peforming Arts Series 2016-17 Season
The Performing Arts Series at UCM kicks off a full season of music, dance, theatre and the visual and multi-media arts for the campus and ...
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Tickets Available for Peforming Arts Series 2016-17 Season
The Performing Arts Series at UCM kicks off a full season of music, dance, theatre and the visual and multi-media arts for the campus and ...
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Humphreys Building Contingency Funding Among Board Action Items
An increase to the Humphreys Building project contingency fund, and a new Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering degree, which would be ...
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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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Office of Technology

Acquiring Software at UCM- New Process 2nd demo
The Office of Technology will be holding the second of two demonstrations of the new process for ordering and/or installing software. This ...
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Acquiring Software at UCM- New Process 2nd demo
The Office of Technology will be holding the second of two demonstrations of the new process for ordering and/or installing software. This ...
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Mac OS Update Delay for UCM Computers
Apple has released the Sierra Operating System for Mac computers, but there is a software compatibility issue with it on UCM machines that ...
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Mac OS Update Delay for UCM Computers
Apple has released the Sierra Operating System for Mac computers, but there is a software compatibility issue with it on UCM machines that ...
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Priority Information

University Continues Moving Forward with Humphreys Building Project
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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University Continues Moving Forward with Humphreys Building Project
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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University Continues Moving Forward with Humphreys Building Project
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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Informational Opportunity Thursday Regarding Vacation Accrual Policy
The UCM Board of Governors on Friday, Sept. 16, approved a proposal that modifies aspects of Board policy 2.3.010 - Employee Vacation ...
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Informational Opportunity Thursday Regarding Vacation Accrual Policy
The UCM Board of Governors on Friday, Sept. 16, approved a proposal that modifies aspects of Board policy 2.3.010 - Employee Vacation ...
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Additional Dates Announced to Discuss New Vacation Accrual Policy
UCM's Board of Governors on Sept. 16 approved a new vacation accrual policy. To help keep the campus community informed, information ...
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Additional Dates Announced to Discuss New Vacation Accrual Policy
UCM's Board of Governors on Sept. 16 approved a new vacation accrual policy. To help keep the campus community informed, information ...
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Additional Dates Announced to Discuss New Vacation Accrual Policy
UCM's Board of Governors on Sept. 16 approved a new vacation accrual policy. To help keep the campus community informed, information ...
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Student Activities

SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - October 1, 2016
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children will enjoy a story and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - October 1, 2016
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children will enjoy a story and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - October 1, 2016
Location: Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. Children will enjoy a story and crafts related to a fall theme. Parents stay ...
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You Are Invited

UCM Surplus Auction
The next UCM surplus auction will be at 306 Hale Lake Road on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., with bidder registration beginning ...
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UCM Surplus Auction
The next UCM surplus auction will be at 306 Hale Lake Road on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., with bidder registration beginning ...
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UCM Surplus Auction
The next UCM surplus auction will be at 306 Hale Lake Road on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., with bidder registration beginning ...
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Bob Collins Retirement Reception
Please join Facilities,Planning,and Operations staff in wishing Bob Collins a happy and well deserved retirement on September 21 in Union ...
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"Mules on the Vine" / Trips & Tours
Spend the eveneing in Kansas City's internationally acclaimed historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. ...
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"Mules on the Vine" / Trips & Tours
Spend the eveneing in Kansas City's internationally acclaimed historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. ...
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Landlords and Property Managers: You're Invited
UCM President Charles Ambrose and the Office of Mentoring, Advocacy and Peer Support (MAPS) invite landlords and property managers who serve ...
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Volunteer Mo' Monthly on September 26th!
All members of the campus community are invited to join UCM Volunteer Services as we volunteer with Ridge Crest Nursing Center on Monday, ...
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Save The Date- Debate Watch
On Monday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elliot Student Union Room 236, the American Democracy Project invites you to watch the first ...
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Save The Date- Debate Watch
On Monday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elliot Student Union Room 236, the American Democracy Project invites you to watch the first ...
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Poetry Reading


Philip Metres, an Arab American poet, will give a poetry reading on Thursday, September 22 at 2 p.m. in the Art Center Gallery

For more information:
Contact Rachel Spears at rspears@ucmo.edu

Poetry Reading


Philip Metres, an Arab American poet, will give a poetry reading on Thursday, September 22 at 2 p.m. in the Art Center Gallery

For more information:
Contact Rachel Spears at rspears@ucmo.edu

Poetry Reading


Philip Metres, an Arab American poet, will give a poetry reading on Thursday, September 22 at 2 p.m. in the Art Center Gallery

For more information:
Contact Rachel Spears at rspears@ucmo.edu

RISE Up Breakfast Awards Banquet
The Johnson County Board of Services and Sheltered Workshop is celebrating, and you're invited! ...
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2016 Holiday Homes Tour for Hospice
The 2016 Johnson County Hospice "Holiday Homes Tour" is coming up, and the homes are just great again! ...
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International Film Series
Featuring: ...
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