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


Academics

The Honors College Lecture Series by Professor Putnam
Please join us at 9am this morning in the James C. Kirkpatrick Library, Room 1220, for Honors College Faculty Fellow, Dr. Janice Putnam's ...
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Enroll Now! Applications of Criminal Justice in Law Enforcement
Did you ever wonder, "Why did the police do that?" Enroll now for the Fall '18 session of Applications of Criminal Justice in Law ...
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The Last Day to Drop a 2nd Half-Semester Class is Friday, April 13th
The last day for students to drop a 2nd half-semester course is Friday, April 13th. The last day to drop (also known as W date) may vary by ...
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TODAY is the Last Day to Drop a 2nd Half-Semester class
Today is the last day for students to drop a 2nd half-semester course. The last day to drop (also known as the W date) may vary by class ...
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Applying for Graduation
Students planning to graduate Spring or Summer 2018 should - APPLY TODAY! Students must be approved as a graduation candidate at least 30 ...
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Awards & Honors

Let's Tell Our Stories!
The Staff Appreciation Breakfast committee is looking for YOUR stories (and photos) of the many accomplishments you've had, the awards ...
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Who's Who and Charno Awards
You are invited to join us for the 2018 Who's Who at UCM and Charno Reception in the Charno Room of the Elliott Union on Thursday, April 12. ...
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Events

Spring/Summer Commencement
General information about commencement can be found at https://www.ucmo.edu/commencement/. If you have specific questions or just need more ...
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National Student Employment Week April 9-13
National Student Employment Week will be April 9-13 and please see the details of events held for student employees and student employee ...
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Win $3000 to launch your Big Idea!
The 2nd annual Big Idea Business Pitch Competition is coming up on Friday, April 27th. You and your team (up to 3 students) can win prizes ...
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Volunteers Needed: Big Idea Business Pitch Competition
Volunteer as a Judge or Mentor for the 2nd annual UCM Big Idea Business Pitch Competition on Friday, April 27th. For details, please see ...
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Volunteers Needed: Big Idea Business Pitch Competition
Volunteer as a Judge or Mentor for the 2nd annual UCM Big Idea Business Pitch Competition on Friday, April 27th. For details, please see ...
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You've heard about it on the news...
Now come see how research at UCM is making a difference! ...
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You've heard about it on the news...
Now come see how research at UCM is making a difference! ...
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Research Benefiting UCM
Learn the results that impact UCM: ...
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Research Benefiting UCM
Learn the results that impact UCM: ...
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Something Fishy in the Union
Mosquito Fish, Paddlefish, Suckermouth Minnows, Rainbow Trout, and Sculpin will be found in the Elliot Union ballroom on April 18th. Why ...
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Coming soon to the Union...
Dylan Green as Jack Sparrow... ...
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Coming soon to the Union...
Dylan Green as Jack Sparrow... ...
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Invitation to presentation titled "Why We Fight: Dope, Terror, and the War on Drugs"
Please join retired DEA agent and current Director of the Midwest HIDTA, Jeff Stamm, as he presents a firsthand viewpoint on the ...
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First Generation Career Summit Registration is Now Open
First generation students are pioneers - men and women determined to make a difference in the world, and find meaningful career paths that ...
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First Generation Career Summit Registration is Now Open
First generation students are pioneers - men and women determined to make a difference in the world, and find meaningful career paths that ...
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First Generation Career Summit Registration is Now Open
First generation students are pioneers - men and women determined to make a difference in the world, and find meaningful career paths that ...
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Coffee with the Cops


Save the Date: April 11th come have Coffee with the Cops! Einstein Bros Bagels at the SRWC 2:30pm - 4:30pm

For more information:
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Contact Diane Wirthwein at lwirthwein@ucmo.edu or call 4012

Desserts and Dialogue


Come and join ADP with talks about Sustainability during Earth Week!

These talks will be on April 16th at in Union 240 at 7 pm.

For more information:
Download: DessertsDialogue2018.jpg
Contact Mitch Campana at campana@ucmo.edu

Desserts and Dialogue


Come and join ADP with talks about Sustainability during Earth Week!

These talks will be on April 16th at in Union 240.

For more information:
Download: DessertsDialogue2018.jpg
Contact Mitch Campana at campana@ucmo.edu

Desserts and Dialogue


Come and join ADP with talks about Sustainability during Earth Week!

These talks will be on April 16th at in Union 240.

For more information:
Download: DessertsDialogue2018.jpg
Contact Mitch Campana at campana@ucmo.edu

Current Chatter
Join ADP by talking about how students can lobby in DC. ...
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Current Chatter
Join ADP by talking about how students can lobby in DC. ...
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Current Chatter
Join ADP by talking about how students can lobby in DC. ...
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Current Chatter
Join ADP by talking about how students can lobby in DC. ...
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Desserts and Dialogue


Come and join ADP with talks about Sustainability during Earth Week!

These talks will be on April 16th at in Union 240.

For more information:
Download: DessertsDialogue2018.jpg
Contact Mitch Campana at campana@ucmo.edu

Desserts and Dialogue


Come and join ADP with talks about Sustainability during Earth Week!

These talks will be on April 16th at in Union 240.

For more information:
Download: DessertsDialogue2018.jpg
Contact Mitch Campana at campana@ucmo.edu

Politics and Social Justice Week 2018 Begins!
The 2018 Politics and Social Justice Week schedule has been finalized. Students for Political Action made this years theme "My America: Our ...
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Politics and Social Justice Week 2018 Begins!
The 2018 Politics and Social Justice Week schedule has been finalized. Students for Political Action made this years theme "My America: Our ...
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Spring Emeriti Luncheon RSVP deadline is noon today!
All emeriti members and their guests are invited to the Spring Luncheon and Business Meeting on Thursday, April 12 at 11:30 a.m. in Union ...
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Green Mile
The Green Mile - Get Active While Cleaning Up Our Community! ...
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Green Mile
The Green Mile - Get Active While Cleaning Up Our Community! ...
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Green Mile
The Green Mile - Get Active While Cleaning Up Our Community! ...
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Warrensburg Food Truck Festival April 17
Warrensburg's first food truck festival is happening on UCM's campus! ...
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Warrensburg Food Truck Festival April 17
Warrensburg's first food truck festival is happening on UCM's campus! ...
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UCM Photography Awards and Silent Auction
UCM annual EXPO photography contest awards ceremony is Saturday 14 April at 3:30pm in the Kirkpatrick Library. You are invited to come and ...
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UCM Photography Awards and Silent Auction
UCM annual EXPO photography contest awards ceremony is Saturday 14 April at 3:30pm in the Kirkpatrick Library. You are invited to come and ...
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UCM Photography Awards and Silent Auction
UCM annual EXPO photography contest awards ceremony is Saturday 14 April at 3:30pm in the Kirkpatrick Library. You are invited to come and ...
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Missouri State Highway Patrol Testing at UCM April 16th
Beginning at 8:00 am on April 16th the MSHP is holding open testing on the UCM campus. ...
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Missouri State Highway Patrol Testing at UCM April 16th
Beginning at 8:00 am on April 16th the MSHP is holding open testing on the UCM campus. ...
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Missouri State Highway Patrol Testing at UCM April 16th
Beginning at 8:00 am on April 16th the MSHP is holding open testing on the UCM campus. ...
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Alumni Celebration Concert on April 13 is sold out
The Alumni Celebration Concert on Friday April 13 is sold out. ...
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Alumni Celebration Concert on April 13 is sold out
The Alumni Celebration Concert on Friday April 13 is sold out. ...
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Alumni Celebration Concert on April 13 is sold out
The Alumni Celebration Concert on Friday April 13 is sold out. ...
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Denim Day 2018
For National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Its On Us UCM student group will be hosting the annual campaign to support Denim Day and our ...
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Denim Day 2018
For National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Its On Us UCM student group will be hosting the annual campaign to support Denim Day and our ...
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Denim Day Jean Collection for Survival House
It’s On Us UCM is collecting your unwanted jeans to donate to Survival Adult Abuse Center. They are in need of all sizes for females and ...
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Director of Student Accounts Candidate Presentation April 16th
A presentation by Randal Schenewerk will be held Monday, April 16th at 1:30 pm in Union 235. He is a candidate for Director of Student ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Safe Zone Workshop coming up- LGBTQ+ knowledge and ally development
This workshop offers information on LGBTQ identities, terminology, ally development, and ways to support LGBTQ students on our campus. ...
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Safe Zone Workshop coming up- LGBTQ+ knowledge and ally development
This workshop offers information on LGBTQ identities, terminology, ally development, and ways to support LGBTQ students on our campus. ...
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Safe Zone Workshop coming up- LGBTQ+ knowledge and ally development
This workshop offers information on LGBTQ identities, terminology, ally development, and ways to support LGBTQ students on our campus. ...
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Getting to the Top Rung Workshop
Learn strategies that will help you get to the top rung of the SAMR ladder, Redefinition. In this one-hour live video workshop, Matt Miller ...
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Getting to the Top Rung Workshop
Learn strategies that will help you get to the top rung of the SAMR ladder, Redefinition. In this one-hour live video workshop, Matt Miller ...
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Matt Miller - Live Video Workshop
A Live Video Workshop with Matt Miller of "Ditch That Textbook" ...
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Matt Miller - Live Video Workshop
A Live Video Workshop with Matt Miller of "Ditch That Textbook" ...
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Procurement Training - Requisition to Payment Process
The Office of Procurement and Materials Management continues the series of Procurement trainings on Wednesday, April 18 at 10:00 a.m. in ...
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Procurement Training - Requisition to Payment Process
The Office of Procurement and Materials Management continues the series of Procurement trainings on Wednesday, April 18 at 10:00 a.m. in ...
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CTL Events
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of April 16-20, 2018 - click on the university calendar link for complete descriptions. ...
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Matt Miller - Live Video Workshop
A Live Video Workshop with Matt Miller of "Ditch That Textbook" ...
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From the President

FY19 Budget Update
The attached PDF provides a follow-up regarding UCM's budget planning and priority alignment plan for Fiscal Year 2019. President Chuck ...
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Flags at Half-Staff - Representative Mary Lou Sallee
By order of the Governor, all flags of the United States and the flag of Missouri at all State and government offices, shall be flown at ...
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General

Cap and Gown Distribution
Graduation candidates who intend to participate in the May 4th or 5th commencement ceremonies may pick up caps and gowns now. These will be ...
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Spring Blood Drive
The spring blood drive is coming! ...
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Children's Book Drive
The ECEL department will be collecting NEW children's books prek-7th grade level from April 2-April 23. These books will be given to the ...
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Lamar Billboards Honor Jennies Championship Soccer, Basketball Teams
One of UCM's outdoor advertising companies, Lamar, heard about the Jennies soccer and basketball teams' NCAA-Division II national ...
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Lamar Billboards Honor Jennies Championship Soccer, Basketball Teams
One of UCM's outdoor advertising companies, Lamar, heard about the Jennies soccer and basketball teams' NCAA-Division II national ...
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Read the Muleskinner
Inside this week's Muleskinner: GA positions require justification; Missing the point: informational forum becomes frustrating; Students ...
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Health & Wellness

Mental Fitness for April 9 & 10: Healthier Thinking Habits
How we think affects our experience of events- how we feel and respond. Some habits of thinking trip us up because the thoughts may be ...
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Mental Fitness for April 9 & 10: Healthier Thinking Habits
How we think affects our experience of events- how we feel and respond. Some habits of thinking trip us up because the thoughts may be ...
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Mental Fitness for April 16 & 17: Healthy Communication & Boundaries
Relationships of any type can by challenging. This workshop will focus on how to assertively communicate our needs and how to set boundaries ...
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Weight Watchers Inspire Event
Great News!! All NEW members get a FREE Kit!! From now until April 9 to April 27th...all NEW members who pay for our At Work Meeting will ...
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Weight Watchers Inspire Event
Great News!! All NEW members get a FREE Kit!! From now until April 9 to April 27th...all NEW members who pay for our At Work Meeting will ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Health 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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Health 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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All Benefit eligible employees-- Educational Development requests for SUMMER can be submitted now.
All benefit eligible employees can NOW submit Educational Development requests for SUMMER. Please go to your MYCENTRAL and submit by April ...
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Summer Student Employees--New Option
To promote the hiring of student workers, both federal work-study eligible and university funded, HR is pleased to announce that effective ...
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Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner Financial will be on our campus Thursday, April 12th.
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on our campus Thurs., April 12th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ...
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Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner Financial will be on our campus Thursday, April 12th.
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on our campus Thurs., April 12th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ...
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Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner Financial will be on our campus Thursday, April 12th.
Chad Appleton rep with Murdock Banner will be on our campus Thurs., April 12th from 2-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ...
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David Yount with MetLife will be on our campus Tuesday, April 10th.
David Yount rep with MetLife has appointment slots open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. tomorrow. For an appointment with him please call ext. ...
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MO Deferred Comp rep David Gibson on campus April 26th at 11:30 a.m. Union 229
Am I On The Right Track For Retirement? – MO Deferred Comp Seminar ...
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KMOS-TV

The Proud Craftsmen
Meet the unforgettable people who are turning the job of shoe shiner into an art form. From La Paz to Toronto to New York, these proud ...
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Hannibal's Surprise Attack
Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise ...
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Get the Lowdown on student-engaged learning at KMOS
Ron'Zena Hill has been active at KMOS since her freshman year when KMOS producer Eric Boedeker spoke to her class about opportunities for ...
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KMOS Enhances Classroom Experience
Meet Blake Proctor, one of the many UCM students who gain experience while working to serve the citizens of central Missouri. See the KMOS ...
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News and Events

Ambrose Joins ACE Convening on Freedom of Expression April 11
University of Central Missouri President Chuck Ambrose will join higher education leaders nationwide at the University of Michigan, Ann ...
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Ambrose Joins ACE Convening on Freedom of Expression April 11
University of Central Missouri President Chuck Ambrose will join higher education leaders nationwide at the University of Michigan, Ann ...
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Ambrose Joins ACE Convening on Freedom of Expression April 11
University of Central Missouri President Chuck Ambrose will join higher education leaders nationwide at the University of Michigan, Ann ...
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UCM Hosts Gaypril Celebration April 14-26
The Office of Mentoring, Advocacy and Peer Support, the Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity and the McClure Archives and University ...
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UCM Hosts Gaypril Celebration April 14-26
The Office of Mentoring, Advocacy and Peer Support, the Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity and the McClure Archives and University ...
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Newsletters

Chamber Flash Newsletter
Wonder what's going on in the community? The Chamber Flash is a great way to find out! ...
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Office of Technology

Spring Cleaning for Your Technology
Take some time to ensure that your files are stored in the correct location and your technology devices are updated: ...
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Spring Cleaning for Your Technology
Take some time to ensure that your files are stored in the correct location and your technology devices are updated: ...
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Spring Cleaning for Your Technology
Take some time to ensure that your files are stored in the correct location and your technology devices are updated: ...
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Public Safety

ALICE Training
The Department of Public Safety will be hosting ALICE Active Shooter training on Wednesday, April 11th from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in Room 101 ...
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ALICE Training
The Department of Public Safety will be hosting ALICE Active Shooter training on Wednesday, April 11th from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in Room 101 ...
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Staff Council

April Staff Council Meeting - 4/10 @ 2pm in UN 235


The Staff Council will meet from 2:00-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, in Union 235. All UCM staff are invited and encouraged to attend!

For more information:
Go to: https://www.ucmo.edu/staffcouncil
Contact Ian Billingsley at billingsley@ucmo.edu

Staff Recognition Breakfast
Mark your calendars for May 9, 8am-10am, Student Rec Center, for the Staff Council Annual Breakfast. Please take the time to fill out the ...
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Staff Recognition Breakfast
Mark your calendars for May 9, 8am-10am, Student Rec Center, for the Staff Council Annual Breakfast. Please take the time to fill out the ...
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Student Activities

Volunteer on Earth Service Day 2018
Spend time outside while helping out the local community! ...
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Ivan Pecel, Juggling Comedian
Gather around and enjoy the fantastical juggling talent of Ivan Pecel! Ivan is coming to campus on April 19 at 8pm in Union 240 to perform ...
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2018 UCM Horticulture Plant Sale
The 2018 UCM Horticulture Club Plant Sale will begin Friday, April 20, from 1pm to 6pm at the Agriculture Program Greenhouse on Broad St. ...
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Ideas and Issues: I Am More
Come out to the South Quad on April 24th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to participate in an activity that aims to breakdown stereotypes. ...
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You Are Invited

So Good Last Time, Do it Again!
You ate Chipote last week and now it's time to enjoy it again!The Student Dietetic Association is hosting a Chipotle fund raiser on Tuesday, ...
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Retirement Party for Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies
Please join us for the Harmon College Retirement Party. The college-wide reception will be held on Wednesday, April 11 from 9am-11am in ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Mike Sekelsky
The Provost's Office will be hosting a reception in honor of Dr. Mike Sekelsky, Interim Dean for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social ...
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Retirement Reception for Dr. Mike Sekelsky
The Provost's Office will be hosting a reception in honor of Dr. Mike Sekelsky, Interim Dean for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social ...
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Night at the Opera - Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci
The Night at the Opera season will conclude on April 18th with a double feature of two great Italian one-act operas. This final screening of ...
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Night at the Opera - Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci
The Night at the Opera season will conclude on April 18th with a double feature of two great Italian one-act operas. This final screening of ...
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Night at the Opera - Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci
The Night at the Opera season will conclude on April 18th with a double feature of two great Italian one-act operas. This final screening of ...
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Mark your calendars
The College of Health, Science and Technology will be hosting a retirement coffee in honor of Sharon Jennings on Friday, April 27, 2018, ...
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Mark your calendars
The College of Health, Science and Technology will be hosting a retirement coffee in honor of Sharon Jennings on Friday, April 27, 2018, ...
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