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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, February 13


Academics

Student Progress Reports are Due Tuesday, February 21st at Noon
Faculty may enter Student Progress Reports now through 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 21st. Grades can be entered through MyCentral - go ...
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Student Progress Reports are Due Tuesday, February 21st at Noon
Faculty may enter Student Progress Reports now through 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 21st. Grades can be entered through MyCentral - go ...
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Spring/Summer Commencement
Monday, April 3rd is the last day for undergraduate and graduate students to submit an Application for Degree in time to have their names ...
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2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs
If your office has information in the first 62 pages of the 2016 Undergraduate Catalog and/or the first 27 pages of the 2016 Graduate ...
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2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs
If your office has information in the first 62 pages of the 2016 Undergraduate Catalog and/or the first 27 pages of the 2016 Graduate ...
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2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs
If your office has information in the first 62 pages of the 2016 Undergraduate Catalog and/or the first 27 pages of the 2016 Graduate ...
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Awards & Honors

Call for Nominations for UCM Student Employee of the Year!
The Career Services Center will host the 6th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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Call for Nominations for UCM Student Employee of the Year!
The Career Services Center will host the 6th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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Call for Nominations for UCM Student Employee of the Year!
The Career Services Center will host the 6th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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Call for Nominations for UCM Student Employee of the Year!
The Career Services Center will host the 6th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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Last Chance to Nominate Your Student Employee!
The Career Services Center will host the 6th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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Last Chance to Nominate Your Student Employee!
The Career Services Center will host the 6th Annual UCM Student Employee of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the ...
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Nominate an Academic Advisor for the UCM Outstanding Academic Advisor Award
Please take a moment and nominate one of our professional and/or faculty academic advisors for the UCM Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. ...
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Nominate an Academic Advisor for the UCM Outstanding Academic Advisor Award
Please take a moment and nominate one of our professional and/or faculty academic advisors for the UCM Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. ...
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Nominate an Academic Advisor for the UCM Outstanding Academic Advisor Award
Please take a moment and nominate one of our professional and/or faculty academic advisors for the UCM Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. ...
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Learning to a Greater Degree Award Nominations Due March 15
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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2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship
Truth Initiative. Providing two $5,000 scholarships to support undergraduate and graduate students who are innovatively confronting tobacco ...
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2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship
Truth Initiative. Providing two $5,000 scholarships to support undergraduate and graduate students who are innovatively confronting tobacco ...
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2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship
Truth Initiative. Providing two $5,000 scholarships to support undergraduate and graduate students who are innovatively confronting tobacco ...
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Recommend a Student to be a Sue Shear Fellow!
Four UCM women leaders will be selected as Sue Shear Fellows and attend the 21st Century Leadership Academy at the University of ...
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Recommend a Student to be a Sue Shear Fellow!
Four UCM women leaders will be selected as Sue Shear Fellows and attend the 21st Century Leadership Academy at the University of ...
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Recommend a Student to be a Sue Shear Fellow!
Four UCM women leaders will be selected as Sue Shear Fellows and attend the 21st Century Leadership Academy at the University of ...
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Renee T. Betz Fund for Women Scholars
The Renee T. Betz Scholarship for Women Scholars is available through the University of Central Missouri Foundation for a student pursuing a ...
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Outstanding Support Staff Nominations Now Being Accepted
Nominations are now being taken for the 2017 Outstanding Support Staff Award. Please nominate someone that has gone above and beyond their ...
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Events

Free Faculty/Staff Showing: Shut In, PG-13
Free for faculty and staff! ...
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Free Faculty/Staff Showing: Shut In, PG-13
Free for faculty and staff! ...
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Free Faculty/Staff Showing: Shut In, PG-13
Free for faculty and staff! ...
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Fulbright Information Session TODAY
The U.S. Fulbright Student Program provides grants for students to conduct research projects at international institutions or to teach ...
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Emeriti Association Coffee on February 14
All emeriti members are invited to the February Coffee to be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in Union 237A. Come celebrate ...
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Emeriti Association Coffee on February 14
All emeriti members are invited to the February Coffee to be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in Union 237A. Come celebrate ...
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Second Annual UCM Out of the Darkness Campus Walk April 8, 2017
Campus participation will be a sign of unity in support of suicide prevention and mental health. Together we will save lives. ...
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Unity Week is HERE!
Unity Week 2017 has arrived! This week of programming centers on themes of community, connection, and unification despite differences. Be ...
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Unity Week is HERE!
Unity Week 2017 has arrived! This week of programming centers on themes of community, connection, and unification despite differences. Be ...
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Unity Week is HERE!
Unity Week 2017 has arrived! This week of programming centers on themes of community, connection, and unification despite differences. Be ...
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UCM MTNA Rose Sale - One more day to pre-order! Don't get left without flowers!
The UCM Student Chapter of MTNA is pleased to announce that we are continuing to take advance orders for the annual UCM Student Chapter of ...
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UCM Student Chapter of MTNA Rose Sale TODAY, February 14
The UCM Student Chapter of Music Teachers National Association is pleased to welcome everyone to our annual Rose sale. We have gorgeous, ...
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Have questions about Medicare?
If you are, or soon will be, Medicare eligible, you probably have LOTS of questions. Care Connection is presenting a "Medicare 101" ...
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Have questions about Medicare?
If you are, or soon will be, Medicare eligible, you probably have LOTS of questions. Care Connection is presenting a "Medicare 101" ...
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Current Chatter- Feb 21 WDE 219 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Current Chatter is where coffee, college students and current events collide! ...
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NEW! Graduate Student Association Brainstorming Session
If you're a graduate student and interseted in being a member of the UCM Graduate Student Association, please join us at SPIN! Pizza, ...
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Generation Z Immersion Experience
Anyone interested in how the minds of Generation Zers work can attend a Generation Z Immersion Experience in February at the UCM Art ...
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LEAD: Muggles Who Juggle: Nonmagical Ways To Get Things Done
Join us for our next LEAD Speaker Series event on Tuesday, February 21 at 3pm in Union 229. Liz Cassidy and Jeanne Woon of the UCM ...
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Speaker Broadcast Series: Curt Menefee
Come join us for our Speaker Broadcast Series on Tuesday, February 21 at 6pm in WDE 2020. Curt Menefee will discuss how to turn failures and ...
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Faculty

Graduate Faculty Assembly - February 15th at 3:30
All faculty members that work with graduate students are invited to attend the Graduate Faculty Assembly on Wednesday, 02/15/17, at 3:30 pm ...
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Graduate Faculty Assembly - February 15th at 3:30
All faculty members that work with graduate students are invited to attend the Graduate Faculty Assembly on Wednesday, 02/15/17, at 3:30 pm ...
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Graduate Scholars Symposium Applications- 1 Week Remaining
There is just one week left to submit applications for the Graduate Scholars Symposium. All entries must be made by Wednesday, February ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Teaching On-Line? Consider Taking UCMs Designing Your Online Course with Quality Assurance: Class Starts February 14, 2017
This course is a valuable tool for anyone currently teaching online or planning to teach online. Participants will learn how to apply the ...
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SoTL: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Second Meeting
A Community of Practice focused on introducing resources for and fostering reflection on research at UCM. ...
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SoTL: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Second Meeting
A Community of Practice focused on introducing resources for and fostering reflection on research at UCM. ...
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Score for MSC
Contribute to general education assessment nationally and at UCM by becoming a faculty scorer for the Multi-State Collaborative. Support for ...
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CTL Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of February 20-24, 2017 - click on the university calendar link for complete descriptions. ...
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General

Seeking Students to Participate in Green Dot Training
Registration is now open for the Green Dot Student Bystander Intervention training February 21st from 4:00-9:00 p.m. (meal provided). If you ...
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Orientation Leader Application Deadline Approaching
Do you know any undergraduate students who would be interested in welcoming the 2017 first-year students to UCM this upcoming summer? ...
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Orientation Leader Application Deadline Approaching
Do you know any undergraduate students who would be interested in welcoming the 2017 first-year students to UCM this upcoming summer? ...
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Student Ambassador Application Deadline Approaching
Do you know any students who are passionate about UCM and would be great representatives to show prospective students why they should Choose ...
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Student Ambassador Application Deadline Approaching
Do you know any students who are passionate about UCM and would be great representatives to show prospective students why they should Choose ...
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Imboden and Cutler Attend Citizens Day at the Legislature
Jeff Imboden, Director of UCM's Office of the Performing Arts and Warrensburg Arts Commissioner, and Christian Cutler, Director of UCM's Art ...
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Imboden and Cutler Attend Citizens Day at the Legislature
Jeff Imboden, Director of UCM's Office of the Performing Arts and Warrensburg Arts Commissioner, and Christian Cutler, Director of UCM's Art ...
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Valentine's Day Deliveries to Campus
With the approach of Valentine's Day, this is a reminder to the campus community that personal packages, including flowers and chocolates ...
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Valentine's Day Deliveries to Campus
With the approach of Valentine's Day, this is a reminder to the campus community that personal packages, including flowers and chocolates ...
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Search Underway for Candidates for Dean of the College of Education
The University of Central Missouri invites the application or nomination of dynamic candidates to assume leadership of the College of ...
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Search Underway for Candidates for Dean of the College of Education
The University of Central Missouri invites the application or nomination of dynamic candidates to assume leadership of the College of ...
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Search Underway for Candidates for Dean of the College of Education
The University of Central Missouri invites the application or nomination of dynamic candidates to assume leadership of the College of ...
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Weekly Newsletter Provides Information for International Students
To provide UCM's international students, as well as the UCM campus, with up-to-date information about developments related to the recent ...
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Thanks for Your Support!
The UCM Breakers would like to extend their Thanks and Appreciation for your support of their 12th annual Benefit Spaghetti Dinner / Silent ...
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Thanks for Your Support!
The UCM Breakers would like to extend their Thanks and Appreciation for your support of their 12th annual Benefit Spaghetti Dinner / Silent ...
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Information Sessions for Academic Resource Coach Positions
February 13-21, the MAPS office will host Information Sessions about the Academic Resource Coach (ARC) positions open for Fall 2017. ...
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Information Sessions for Academic Resource Coach Positions
February 13-21, the MAPS office will host Information Sessions about the Academic Resource Coach (ARC) positions open for Fall 2017. ...
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2017 Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rate
Effective January 1, 2017, the Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rate dropped from 54 cents per mile to 53.5 cents per mile. An updated Travel ...
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2017 Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rate
Effective January 1, 2017, the Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rate dropped from 54 cents per mile to 53.5 cents per mile. An updated Travel ...
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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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Health & Wellness

Inspire Event with Weight Watchers
An Inspire Event will be held at UCM on Thursday, February 23rd. The event will be held normal meeting time (12:30 pm), but add a little ...
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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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Aflac rep Larry Mertens will be on our campus Wednesday, February 15th.
Larry Mertens from AFLAC will be on our campus Wed., February 15th 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 Wednesday, February 15th.
Larry Mertens from AFLAC will be on our campus Wed., February 15th 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 Wednesday, February 15th.
Larry Mertens from AFLAC will be on our campus Wed., February 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. ...
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Alan Brandt rep with Edward Jones will be on campus Thursday, February 16th.
Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on campus Thurs., Feb. 16th from 3-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Alan Brandt rep with Edward Jones will be on campus Thursday, February 16th.
Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on campus Thurs., Feb. 16th from 3-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Alan Brandt rep with Edward Jones will be on campus Thursday, February 16th.
Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on campus Thurs., Feb. 16th from 3-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Employee Time Sheets Due Today
Time sheets for the February 1-15, 2017 pay period are due today by 11:59 PM. Supervisors will have until 8:59 AM Monday morning to ...
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Dave Yount rep with Metlife will be on campus Tuesday, February 21st.
Dave Yount with MetLife will be on our campus Tues., Feb. 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. ...
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KMOS-TV

Independent Lens: Accidental Courtesy
Meet African-American musician Daryl Davis, who has a peculiar passion - meeting and befriending members of the Ku Klux Klan in an attempt ...
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Ruby Ridge: American Experience
Examine the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge that helped launch the modern militia movement through eyewitness accounts, including Randy ...
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NOVA: The Origami Revolution
The ancient art of paper folding is sparking scientific advances, affecting drug development and future NASA space missions. Discover how ...
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Missouri Life: Hermann
Coming up in this episode of KMOS presents Missouri Life...we're on the road to Hermann, Missouri where we'll visit a wine cellar that ...
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Great Performances: New York City Ballet in Paris
Thrill to the company's all-Balanchine program of ballet masterpieces,including the Walpurgisnacht Ballet and La Valse, set to music of ...
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Austin City Limits: James Taylor
Iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor performs beloved classics and selections from his chart-topping new album Before This World, his first ...
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Mercy Street: Unknown Soldier
Lisette re-creates on paper the face of a disfigured, amnesiac soldier, leading to a family reunion. When Anne's plans to be made head nurse ...
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News and Events

Academic Year 2017-18 Promotion and Tenure Approvals Announced
Deborah Curtis, provost-chief learning officer, this week announced promotion and tenure approvals for the academic year 2017-18. Please ...
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Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity Grand Opening Today
Faculty, staff, students and interested members of the Warrensburg community are invited to attend the grand opening of UCM's Center for ...
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Board Authorizes UCM to Apply for FAA Grant to Improve Airport
A proposed infrastructure improvement project at the University of Central Missouri Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport is getting closer to ...
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Board Authorizes UCM to Apply for FAA Grant to Improve Airport
A proposed infrastructure improvement project at the University of Central Missouri Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport is getting closer to ...
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Board Authorizes UCM to Apply for FAA Grant to Improve Airport
A proposed infrastructure improvement project at the University of Central Missouri Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport is getting closer to ...
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Department of Theatre and Dance Presents "9 Circles"
Based on actual events, 9 Circles follows the fictional character of Daniel Reeves after his discharge from military service during ...
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Department of Theatre and Dance Presents "9 Circles"
Based on actual events, 9 Circles follows the fictional character of Daniel Reeves after his discharge from military service during ...
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Event Highlights Opportunities at Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity
Accomplishments that have taken place over the past five months of operation, and future activities at the University of Central Missouri's ...
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Event Highlights Opportunities at Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity
Accomplishments that have taken place over the past five months of operation, and future activities at the University of Central Missouri's ...
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Priority Information

Google Analytics and Writing for the Web Workshops
UCM's web consultant, Converge Consulting, will visit campus March 1 and 2. During their visit, they will host two workshops for interested ...
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Google Analytics and Writing for the Web Workshops
UCM's web consultant, Converge Consulting, will visit campus March 1 and 2. During their visit, they will host two workshops for interested ...
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Google Analytics and Writing for the Web Workshops
UCM's web consultant, Converge Consulting, will visit campus March 1 and 2. During their visit, they will host two workshops for interested ...
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Student Activities

Mule Team Leader Application for UCM Experience Kickoff
Applications are currently being accepted for Mule Team Leaders. Dedicated student leaders are needed to serve as Team Leaders to make this ...
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Children's Literature Festival Needs You!
WE NEED YOU!! ...
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Children's Literature Festival Needs You!
WE NEED YOU!! ...
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Tunnel of Oppression Sign Up
There's still time to sign up your class/organization for a reserved tour slot for the Tunnel of Oppression, as part of Unity Week 2017. If ...
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Tunnel of Oppression Sign Up
There's still time to sign up your class/organization for a reserved tour slot for the Tunnel of Oppression, as part of Unity Week 2017. If ...
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Tunnel of Oppression Sign Up
There's still time to sign up your class/organization for a reserved tour slot for the Tunnel of Oppression, as part of Unity Week 2017. If ...
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Unity Pole TODAY!
Help create an artistic representation of the variety and connection of the UCM community! Stop by the Union atrium from 10am-2pm today to ...
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Lip Sync Battle
Registration closes on Wednesday!! ...
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Lip Sync Battle
Registration closes on Wednesday!! ...
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Lip Sync Battle
Registration closes on Wednesday!! ...
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University Store

30% Mascot Madness Discount Today!
Congratulations to Mules & Jennies for each team defeating Missouri Southern on Saturday, February 10. Team victories mean savings to our ...
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20% Mascot Madness Discount Today!
UCM Jennies won their game against Lincoln University and our customers win a 20% discount on UCM apparel and gifts. Shop University Store ...
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You Are Invited

Bonnie Hall's Retirement Reception
Please join us to congratulate Bonnie Hall on her retirement from UCM's Office of Technology/Application Systems. A reception in her honor ...
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Attend a KC Mavericks Hockey Game with UCM Trips & Tours!
All members of the UCM campus community are invited to join UCM Trips & Tours for this exciting trip to see a Mavericks Hockey Game in KC! ...
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Night at the Opera - The Elixir of Love
Come join the school of music in a screening of the Metropolitan Opera's 2012 production of Gaetano Donizetti's romantic comedy "L'Elisir ...
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Is there a monument, memorial, or dedication plaque in your building?
Help us catalog campus monuments and memorials! You are invited to assist the staff of UCM's McClure Archives and University Museum in ...
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Retirement Reception for Don Schawo
Please join Facilities,Planning,and Operations staff in wishing Don Schawo a happy and well deserved retirement on February 27 in the FPO ...
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Institutional Repository Survey Now Open
The James C. Kirkpatrick Library invites the campus community to complete a brief survey (only 13 questions) on the Institutional ...
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Institutional Repository Survey Now Open
The James C. Kirkpatrick Library invites the campus community to complete a brief survey (only 13 questions) on the Institutional ...
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Open Forum on Multifunction Copiers
The campus community is invited to attend an open forum regarding Multifunction Copiers that will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on ...
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Open Forum on Multifunction Copiers
The campus community is invited to attend an open forum regarding Multifunction Copiers that will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on ...
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Open Forum on Multifunction Copiers
The campus community is invited to attend an open forum regarding Multifunction Copiers that will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on ...
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Sign up for a Missouri Mavericks Hockey Game today!
All members of the UCM campus community are invited to join UCM Trips & Tours for this exciting trip to see a Mavericks Hockey Game in KC! ...
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Sign up for a Missouri Mavericks Hockey Game today!
All members of the UCM campus community are invited to join UCM Trips & Tours for this exciting trip to see a Mavericks Hockey Game in KC! ...
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Seeking Vietnam-Era Veterans
The McClure Archives and University Museum, in preparation for its upcoming exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam ...
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