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UCM Daily

News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, October 9


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 2018 Course Schedule Now Available
The Spring 2018 Course Schedule is now available in MyCentral. Public access to the schedule is also available using the Schedule of ...
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Spring 2018 Course Schedule Now Available
The Spring 2018 Course Schedule is now available in MyCentral. Public access to the schedule is also available using the Schedule of ...
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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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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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Enrollment Validation Drops Completed for 2nd-Half Semester Monday/Tuesday Classes
Thank you for your participation in the Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP). As of the afternoon of Thursday, October 12th all students who ...
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Fall Semester 1st Half Semester Grades due by Noon, on 10/10/17
Final grades for first-half semester classes (and any classes that ended before week 9 of the semester) are due at 12:00 noon Tuesday, ...
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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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Library' Catalog Now Called AVALON
QUEST is now AVALON As a member of the MOBIUS library consortium, JCKL has access to more than 27 million items housed in many Missouri ...
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Awards & Honors

Global Education Student Leadership and Scholarship Reception
Please join us at a reception to honor Domestic and International students who have been awarded university scholarships and hold Leadership ...
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Global Education Student Leadership and Scholarship Reception
Please join us at a reception to honor Domestic and International students who have been awarded university scholarships and hold Leadership ...
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Recognize Commitment and Excellence with the Learning to a Greater Degree Award
Just a reminder of the opportunity to recognized students and coworkers who epitomize the four reasons to believe that support Learning to a ...
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Recognize Commitment and Excellence with the Learning to a Greater Degree Award
Just a reminder of the opportunity to recognized students and coworkers who epitomize the four reasons to believe that support Learning to a ...
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Recognize Commitment and Excellence with the Learning to a Greater Degree Award
Just a reminder of the opportunity to recognized students and coworkers who epitomize the four reasons to believe that support Learning to a ...
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Belinda Copus Honored by State Academic Advising Association
Ms. Belinda Copus, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, was recognized by the Missouri Academic Advising Association (MACADA) with the ...
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Belinda Copus Honored by State Academic Advising Association
Ms. Belinda Copus, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, was recognized by the Missouri Academic Advising Association (MACADA) with the ...
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Belinda Copus Honored by State Academic Advising Association
Ms. Belinda Copus, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, was recognized by the Missouri Academic Advising Association (MACADA) with the ...
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Events

Holiday Market Sign Up
Become a Holiday Market vendor! ...
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Educate and Connect Your Students at the UCM Fall 2017 BIG Career Expo
Encourage students to attend the Career Services Fall 2017 BIG Career Expo. At the Expo students will have the opportunity to connect with ...
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THRIVE DAY
Students in MGT3315 are sponsoring THRIVE Day on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, during National Disability Awareness Week. Their goal is to ...
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UCM Surplus Auction October 24th
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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UCM Surplus Auction October 24th
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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UCM Surplus Auction October 24th
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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UCM Wind Ensemble Concert, October 11
Join the UCM Wind Ensemble as they present their first concert of the fall 2017 semester on Wednesday, October 11 at 7pm in Hendricks ...
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Take Back Your Time Day Event T-shirts
Take Back Your Time Day is Wednesday, October 25 on the Warrensburg campus. There will be informational and educational activities ...
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Rebecca Gayle Howell & David Keplinger
Wednesday, October 11th. at 2:00pm authors Rebecca Gayle Howell and David Keplinger will give a public reading for the UCM community in the ...
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Thesis Overview Workshop
Graduate Education and Research will be hosting two Thesis Overview Workshops this fall. The workshop will cover the thesis timeline, ...
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David Penning presents his research on snake biomechanics
The Department of Biology and Agriculture is proud to announce that David Penning will be presenting his research on snake biomechanics on ...
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David Penning presents his research on snake biomechanics
The Department of Biology and Agriculture is proud to announce that David Penning will be presenting his research on snake biomechanics on ...
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David Penning presents his research on snake biomechanics
The Department of Biology and Agriculture is proud to announce that David Penning will be presenting his research on snake biomechanics on ...
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Spider-Man: Homecoming
Location: Elliott Student Union Cinema Free showings Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Must present UCM ID. $1 concessions! Showtimes: ...
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Spider-Man: Homecoming
Location: Elliott Student Union Cinema Free showings Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Must present UCM ID. $1 concessions! Showtimes: ...
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Spider-Man: Homecoming
Location: Elliott Student Union Cinema Free showings Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Must present UCM ID. $1 concessions! Showtimes: ...
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Western District Missouri Court of Appeals
University of Central Missouri is hosting the Missouri Court of Appeals on October 11th, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Union 240 The Missouri Court of ...
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Western District Missouri Court of Appeals
University of Central Missouri is hosting the Missouri Court of Appeals on October 11th, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Union 240 The Missouri Court of ...
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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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David Penning presents his research on snake biomechanics
The Department of Biology and Agriculture is proud to announce that David Penning will be presenting his research on snake biomechanics on ...
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David Penning presents his research on snake biomechanics
The Department of Biology and Agriculture is proud to announce that David Penning will be presenting his research on snake biomechanics on ...
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David Penning presents his research on snake biomechanics
The Department of Biology and Agriculture is proud to announce that David Penning will be presenting his research on snake biomechanics on ...
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Popcorn Day! What's Poppin' the the Union?


October 12th, 1-2pm Stop by and enjoy free popcorn while learning about upcoming events in the Elliott Student Union!

For more information:
Contact Megan Duffey at duffey@ucmo.edu

Popcorn Day! What's Poppin' the the Union?


October 12th, 1-2pm Stop by and enjoy free popcorn while learning about upcoming events in the Elliott Student Union!

For more information:
Contact Megan Duffey at duffey@ucmo.edu

Visiting Writers Series TODAY
Author Rebecca Gayle Howell and poet David Keplinger will be on campus at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the Gallery of Art and Design ...
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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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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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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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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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2017 Missouri Graduate Education Week
Monday, 10/16 through Friday, 10/20 is Missouri Graduate Education Week. ...
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Faculty

UCM-NEA
All faculty are invited to attend a 30 minute meeting on October 9, noon, Union 231. Come and learn about UCM-NEA and why students are ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

How To Create A Sustainable & Effective Student EmployeeTraining Program
Join us for a Webinar on October 12th from 12:00-1:00 in JCKL 1260 to get tips on how to create a sustainable and effective student employee ...
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How To Create A Sustainable & Effective Student EmployeeTraining Program
Join us for a Webinar on October 12th from 12:00-1:00 in JCKL 1260 to get tips on how to create a sustainable and effective student employee ...
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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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CTL Events for the Week of October 16-20, 2017
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of October 16-20, 2017 - click on the university calendar link for complete descriptions. ...
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Foundation & Alumni

FY19 Foundation Opportunity Grant Application now open!
The UCM Alumni Foundation is calling for proposals from faculty and staff members for the chance to secure an Opportunity Grant! Grants ...
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2017 Distinguished Alumni Dinner
The University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation cordially invites you to attend a reception and dinner in honor of the 2017 ...
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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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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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General

Complete the UCM Dining Survey for a chance to win a prize!
Here's your chance to tell us what you think! Don't forget to tell us the good stuff too! Check out the link to the UCM Dining survey below ...
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Complete the UCM Dining Survey for a chance to win a prize!
Here's your chance to tell us what you think! Don't forget to tell us the good stuff too! Check out the link to the UCM Dining survey below ...
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Complete the UCM Dining Survey for a chance to win a prize!
Here's your chance to tell us what you think! Don't forget to tell us the good stuff too! Check out the link to the UCM Dining survey below ...
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Free piano lessons for children
Do you have a child in grades k-7 who is interested in piano lessons? Students in the Department of Music Piano Pedagogy I course are in ...
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Free piano lessons for children
Do you have a child in grades k-7 who is interested in piano lessons? Students in the Department of Music Piano Pedagogy I course are in ...
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Free piano lessons for children
Do you have a child in grades k-7 who is interested in piano lessons? Students in the Department of Music Piano Pedagogy I course are in ...
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Dining Dollar Special - October 31st
Dining Dollar Special October 31st. ...
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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 9 & 12: Mindful Eating
Ever keep eating when you are full? Skipped a meal because you are too busy? Both our physical and mental health are negatively impacted by ...
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Mental Fitness for October 9 & 12: Mindful Eating
Ever keep eating when you are full? Skipped a meal because you are too busy? Both our physical and mental health are negatively impacted by ...
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Mental Fitness for October 9 & 12: Mindful Eating
Ever keep eating when you are full? Skipped a meal because you are too busy? Both our physical and mental health are negatively impacted by ...
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One Day Only- Extended Hours for Flu Vaccine
The University Health Center is offering Flu Vaccines to faculty, staff, students, and their families on Wednesday, October 11th from ...
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One Day Only- Extended Hours for Flu Vaccine
The University Health Center is offering Flu Vaccines to faculty, staff, students, and their families on Wednesday, October 11th from ...
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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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David Yount with MetLife will be on our campus Tuesday, October 10th.
David Yount rep with MetLife will be on our campus Tues., Oct. 10th from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. ...
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AFLAC rep Larry Mertens will be on our campus Thursday, October 12th.
Larry Mertens rep with AFLAC will be on campus Thurs., Oct. 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. ...
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AFLAC rep Larry Mertens will be on our campus Thursday, October 12th.
Larry Mertens rep with AFLAC will be on campus Thurs., Oct. 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. ...
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AFLAC rep Larry Mertens will be on our campus Thursday, October 12th.
Larry Mertens rep with AFLAC will be on campus Thurs., Oct. 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. ...
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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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KMOS-TV

Finding your roots
Actors Fred Armisen and Christopher Walken and musician Carly Simon each learn about a grandparent whose real identity and background had ...
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War on EPA
How Scott Pruitt went from fighting the EPA to running the agency and rolling back years of policy. An investigation into the conservative ...
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Get to know Moberly
We get on track in Moberly, Missouri, where we salute the soldier's general, eat some food made the shady way, go toe-to-toe with a ...
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Salue to the Music Legends
Salute Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, Velvet Underground and more, with Dionne Warwick, ...
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The Islands and The Whales
On the isolated North Atlantic archipelago of the Faroe Islands, the longtime hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened by dangerously ...
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News and Events

Five UCM Graduates Receive Highest Alumni Honor During 2017 Homecoming
Five special awards honoring outstanding University of Central Missouri alumni who have excelled in their careers and in service to others ...
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Missouri National Guard Teams with UCM on Training, Creating Cyber Hub
Working with the military to address a need for well-trained technology professionals and citizen soldiers, the University of Central ...
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Missouri National Guard Teams with UCM on Training, Creating Cyber Hub
Working with the military to address a need for well-trained technology professionals and citizen soldiers, the University of Central ...
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Tech-savvy UCM, MIC Students Test Skill, Endurance During Kansas City Federal Reserve Code-A-Thon
University of Central Missouri and Missouri Innovation Campus students put their computing skills to test against tech-savvy competitors ...
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Tech-savvy UCM, MIC Students Test Skill, Endurance During Kansas City Federal Reserve Code-A-Thon
University of Central Missouri and Missouri Innovation Campus students put their computing skills to test against tech-savvy competitors ...
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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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Newsletters

Chamber Flash Newsletter
The Chamber Flash features information from local businesses and organizations who are members of the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce. ...
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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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Priority Information

Insurance Information Meetings Oct. 5 and 11 in Warrensburg, Oct. 10 at MIC
2018 Benefit Open Enrollment will be Oct. 23, 2017 through Nov. 3, 2017. This year is an active enrollment year which means you must log in ...
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Insurance Information Meetings Oct. 10 at MIC, Oct. 11 in Warrensburg
2018 Benefit Open Enrollment will be Oct. 23, 2017 through Nov. 3, 2017. This year is an active enrollment year which means you must log in ...
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Insurance Information Meetings Oct. 10 at MIC, Oct. 11 in Warrensburg
2018 Benefit Open Enrollment will be Oct. 23, 2017 through Nov. 3, 2017. This year is an active enrollment year which means you must log in ...
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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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Staff Council

October Staff Council Meeting - 10/10, 2-3:30pm, Chapel Undercroft
The October Staff Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 10 from 2-3:30pm in the Chapel Undercroft. This is an open meeting, and ...
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Student Activities

LAE-GED Wins 16th Consecutive Regional Competitions in Garden City, Kansas
Forty-two criminal justice students competed in crime scene investigations, physical agility, firearms, scholarly posters, and written ...
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LAE-GED Wins 16th Consecutive Regional Competitions in Garden City, Kansas
Forty-two criminal justice students competed in crime scene investigations, physical agility, firearms, scholarly posters, and written ...
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LAE-GED Wins 16th Consecutive Regional Competitions in Garden City, Kansas
Forty-two criminal justice students competed in crime scene investigations, physical agility, firearms, scholarly posters, and written ...
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You Are Invited

October Blood Drive
Be sure and stop by the October Blood Drive. ...
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Global Vision Scholarship Presentation
Join faculty advisor Dr. Darlene Budd and the 20 students that traveled to Cuba this past July as part of the Global Vision Scholarship ...
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