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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, October 2


Academics

Intern for the Missouri State Legislature!
The State Government Internship Program is now accepting applications for the 2017 Spring semester. This opportunity is open to all ...
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Enrollment Validation Policy (EVP) for 2nd 1/2 semester classes.
Go to http://www.ucmo.edu/registrar/enrollment/enrollmentvalidation.cfm for step-by-step screen shots of the reporting process. ...
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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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Second-Half Semester Classes Begin October 9th!
Second-half semester classes begin on Monday, October 9th. Students have through Wednesday, October 11th to add one of these classes to ...
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Second-Half Semester Classes Begin October 9th!
Second-half semester classes begin on Monday, October 9th. Students have through Wednesday, October 11th to add one of these classes to ...
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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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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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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

There's Still Time to Submit Nominations for the Learning to a Greater Degree Award
We need your help! There is still time to nominate a faculty/staff member or student to received the Learning to a Greater Degree Award for ...
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There's Still Time to Submit Nominations for the Learning to a Greater Degree Award
We need your help! There is still time to nominate a faculty/staff member or student to received the Learning to a Greater Degree Award for ...
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There's Still Time to Submit Nominations for the Learning to a Greater Degree Award
We need your help! There is still time to nominate a faculty/staff member or student to received the Learning to a Greater Degree Award for ...
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Truman Scholarship Campus Deadline
The deadline for the Truman Scholarship campus competition is this Friday, October 6th at 5pm. If you know a student who is going to ...
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Truman Scholarship Campus Deadline
The deadline for the Truman Scholarship campus competition is this Friday, October 6th at 5pm. If you know a student who is going to ...
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Truman Scholarship Campus Deadline
The deadline for the Truman Scholarship campus competition is this Friday, October 6th at 5pm. If you know a student who is going to ...
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Congratulations to the 2017 Fulbright Applicants
Our office is thrilled to have 7 students applying for the Fulbright U.S. student program (https://us.fulbrightonline.org/) this October: ...
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Congratulations to the 2017 Fulbright Applicants
Our office is thrilled to have 7 students applying for the Fulbright U.S. student program (https://us.fulbrightonline.org/) this October: ...
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Congratulations to the 2017 Fulbright Applicants
Our office is thrilled to have 7 students applying for the Fulbright U.S. student program (https://us.fulbrightonline.org/) this October: ...
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Events

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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Ladies' Night Out - Breast Cancer Awareness
The University Health Center and Western Missouri Medical Center is hosting a Ladies' Night Out at UCM's Ballroom on Thursday, October 5th ...
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Ladies' Night Out - Breast Cancer Awareness
The University Health Center and Western Missouri Medical Center is hosting a Ladies' Night Out at UCM's Ballroom on Thursday, October 5th ...
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Ladies' Night Out - Breast Cancer Awareness
The University Health Center and Western Missouri Medical Center is hosting a Ladies' Night Out at UCM's Ballroom on Thursday, October 5th ...
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Ladies' Night Out - Breast Cancer Awareness
The University Health Center and Western Missouri Medical Center is hosting a Ladies' Night Out at UCM's Ballroom on Thursday, October 5th ...
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Distinguished Alum to Speak on Campus October 5, 2017
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a presentation by UCM alum Mr. Rick Bennet, Co-Chief Executive Officer of CCA Global ...
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Distinguished Alum to Speak on Campus October 5, 2017
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a presentation by UCM alum Mr. Rick Bennet, Co-Chief Executive Officer of CCA Global ...
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Distinguished Alum to Speak on Campus October 5, 2017
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a presentation by UCM alum Mr. Rick Bennet, Co-Chief Executive Officer of CCA Global ...
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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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Current Chatter: Religion and Terrorism, Wednesday at 2 PM in Union 231
Do you want to enjoy some coffee and muffins while talking about current events concerning religion and terrorism? ...
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Current Chatter: Religion and Terrorism, Wednesday at 2 PM in Union 231
Do you want to enjoy some coffee and muffins while talking about current events concerning religion and terrorism? ...
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Current Chatter: Religion and Terrorism, Wednesday at 2 PM in Union 231
Do you want to enjoy some coffee and muffins while talking about current events concerning religion and terrorism? ...
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Annual PR Pro Day
Eleven PR pros head to campus today (Oct. 3) to engage with students while sharing professional insights and advice. Brought to us by the ...
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Despicable Me 3
Location: Elliott Student Union Cinema Free showings Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Must present UCM ID. $1 concessions! Showtimes: ...
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Despicable Me 3
Location: Elliott Student Union Cinema Free showings Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Must present UCM ID. $1 concessions! Showtimes: ...
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Despicable Me 3
Location: Elliott Student Union Cinema Free showings Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays! Must present UCM ID. $1 concessions! Showtimes: ...
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Speaker Broadcast Series: Genevieve Thiers
The National Society of Leadership and Success will be kicking off the Live Speaker Broadcast Series with Genevieve Thiers. Genevieve is an ...
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Speaker Broadcast Series: Genevieve Thiers
The National Society of Leadership and Success will be kicking off the Live Speaker Broadcast Series with Genevieve Thiers. Genevieve is an ...
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Speaker Broadcast Series: Genevieve Thiers
The National Society of Leadership and Success will be kicking off the Live Speaker Broadcast Series with Genevieve Thiers. Genevieve is an ...
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POWWOW November 4, Save the Date!
This year's Trading Moon Powwow is Saturday November 4, noon-10pm in the Rec Center. Through the generous ongoing grant support of the ...
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POWWOW November 4, Save the Date!
This year's Trading Moon Powwow is Saturday November 4, noon-10pm in the Rec Center. Through the generous ongoing grant support of the ...
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POWWOW November 4, Save the Date!
This year's Trading Moon Powwow is Saturday November 4, noon-10pm in the Rec Center. Through the generous ongoing grant support of the ...
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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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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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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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Faculty

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Sessions
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Community of Practice will be meeting this fall. This group is focused on providing ...
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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Sessions
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Community of Practice will be meeting this fall. This group is focused on providing ...
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ALEC Open House Sessions
The James C. Kirkpatrick Library and the Center for Teaching and Learning invites you to drop by the new Active Learning Engagement ...
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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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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

Jan 4th, 2018 Learning Day Proposals Now Being Accepted
You are invited to submit a proposal for a presentation at UCM Learning Day to be held January 4th, 2018. Proposals are due by October 16, ...
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Jan 4th, 2018 Learning Day Proposals Now Being Accepted
You are invited to submit a proposal for a presentation at UCM Learning Day to be held January 4th, 2018. Proposals are due by October 16, ...
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Copyright & Fair Use at UCM
Members of the university community are expected to comply with the provisions of United States Copyright Law and to accept individual ...
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Teaching an Online Course? Consider Taking UCMs Designing Your Online Course with Quality Assurance: Class Starts October 3rd
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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Two TLI Technology Integration Workshops this week
The Transformational Learning Initiative is hosting two workshops this week and all are welcome: ...
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Two TLI Technology Integration Workshops this week
The Transformational Learning Initiative is hosting two workshops this week and all are welcome: ...
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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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CTL Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of October 9-13, 2017 - click on the university calendar link for complete descriptions. ...
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Foundation & Alumni

UCM Alumni Foundation Funds 11 new innovative campus projects this year!
Last April, the UCM Alumni Foundation Opportunity Grant committee approved funding for 11 unique and innovative projects submitted by UCM ...
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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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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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From the President

Flags at Half-Staff - Victims of Tragedy in Las Vegas, NV
By order of the President of the United States, effective immediately, the United States flag at all State and government offices will be ...
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Flags at Half-Staff - Victims of Tragedy in Las Vegas, NV
By order of the President of the United States, effective immediately, the United States flag at all State and government offices will be ...
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Flags at Half-Staff - Victims of Tragedy in Las Vegas, NV
By order of the President of the United States, effective immediately, the United States flag at all State and government offices will be ...
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General

Input Needed for a PostSecret Live event
Please complete this brief four-question survey to assess your interest in a PostSecret Live event. It should only take 5 minutes to ...
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UCM Loses Grad Student in Motor Vehicle Accident
The University of Central Missouri learned Sept. 29 that UCM graduate student, Brian Simpson, was killed in a collision while he was driving ...
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UCM Loses Grad Student in Motor Vehicle Accident
The University of Central Missouri learned Sept. 29 that UCM graduate student, Brian Simpson, was killed in a collision while he was driving ...
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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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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

Flu Vaccination Clinic
Fall is back and it's time for your annual Flu Vaccine! Come see us at The Crossing on Tuesday, October 3rd from 11am-2pm for your vaccine. ...
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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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Mental Fitness for October 2 & 5: Healthy Sexual Communication
Research shows that the healthy communication regarding sex increases sexual and relationship satisfaction. In this workshop we will go ...
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Mental Fitness for October 2 & 5: Healthy Sexual Communication
Research shows that the healthy communication regarding sex increases sexual and relationship satisfaction. In this workshop we will go ...
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Mental Fitness for October 2 & 5: Healthy Sexual Communication
Research shows that the healthy communication regarding sex increases sexual and relationship satisfaction. In this workshop we will go ...
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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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Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner Financial will be on our campus Thursday, October 5th.
Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on campus Thurs., Oct. 5th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. 4255 ...
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Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner Financial will be on our campus Thursday, October 5th.
Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on campus Thurs., Oct. 5th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. 4255 ...
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Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner Financial will be on our campus Thursday, October 5th.
Murdock Banner rep Chad Appleton will be on campus Thurs., Oct. 5th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. For an appointment with him please call ext. 4255 ...
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Employee Time Sheet Deadline Today
The employee time sheet deadline for September 16th to September 30th is today at 11:59 PM. This is an 80 hour pay period for most non ...
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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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KMOS-TV

Doc Martin
DOC MARTIN is a catchy comedy drama that stars Martin Clunes (Men Behaving Badly) as Martin Ellingham, whose truculence and tactless manner ...
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Three Times the Brit Coms
KMOS is proud to present you our new British Comedies: Keeping Up Appearances, Marley's Ghost and Doc Martin all on Thursday nights! First ...
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Meet Callaway County
Meet an artist with a bow and a chisel, let the tables tell their tale, venture outside for some artistic inspiration, and take a step ...
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Parents of a boy on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team
Parents of teens on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team, training them with high expectations. Follow the rise of three ...
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Finding Your Roots
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the 12th and latest series from the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar. In this ...
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North Korea's Deadly Dictator
Who killed Kim Jong-un's half brother and what it reveals about the leader and his regime. Amid nuclear tensions, the film examines claims ...
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Missouri's Aquaculture
Missouri is known for it's great sports fishing on it's many lakes and rivers. We also have a growing aquaculture industry that is a part of ...
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Meetings

Faculty Senate Meeting October 4, 2017


The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 237A on Wednesday October 4, 2017. This is an open meeting.

For more information:
Contact Dianne Gower at gower@ucmo.edu or call 4808

Faculty Senate Meeting October 4, 2017


The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 237A on Wednesday October 4, 2017. This is an open meeting.

For more information:
Contact Dianne Gower at gower@ucmo.edu or call 4808

Faculty Senate Meeting October 4, 2017


The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in union 237A on Wednesday October 4, 2017. This is an open meeting.

For more information:
Contact Dianne Gower at gower@ucmo.edu or call 4808


News and Events

Public Safety, Local Law Enforcement Agencies Plan "Coffee with a Cop"
The University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety is joining with the Warrensburg Police Department, Johnson County Sheriff's ...
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Public Safety, Local Law Enforcement Agencies Plan "Coffee with a Cop"
The University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety is joining with the Warrensburg Police Department, Johnson County Sheriff's ...
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Public Safety, Local Law Enforcement Agencies Plan "Coffee with a Cop"
The University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety is joining with the Warrensburg Police Department, Johnson County Sheriff's ...
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Federal Grant Enables McNair Scholars to Prepare More Students for Doctoral Study
The University of Central Missouri will receive $256,547 in federal funding for the McNair Scholars Program for the budget year that began ...
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Federal Grant Enables McNair Scholars to Prepare More Students for Doctoral Study
The University of Central Missouri will receive $256,547 in federal funding for the McNair Scholars Program for the budget year that began ...
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Federal Grant Enables McNair Scholars to Prepare More Students for Doctoral Study
The University of Central Missouri will receive $256,547 in federal funding for the McNair Scholars Program for the budget year that began ...
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UCM Celebrates Homecoming 2017, 'Show Me UCM'
UCM invites the community to join in the celebration of "Show Me UCM" during the 2017 Homecoming celebration Oct. 12-14 as friends and ...
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UCM Celebrates Homecoming 2017, 'Show Me UCM'
UCM invites the community to join in the celebration of "Show Me UCM" during the 2017 Homecoming celebration Oct. 12-14 as friends and ...
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UCM Celebrates Homecoming 2017, 'Show Me UCM'
UCM invites the community to join in the celebration of "Show Me UCM" during the 2017 Homecoming celebration Oct. 12-14 as friends and ...
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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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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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Office of Technology

MyCentral System Update and Extended Maintenance Period Scheduled for October 6, 7 and 8
Office of Technology staff members have been working on updates to the MyCentral system. While there will be no functional changes to ...
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MyCentral System Update and Extended Maintenance Period Scheduled for October 6, 7 and 8
Office of Technology staff members have been working on updates to the MyCentral system. While there will be no functional changes to ...
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Reminder - MyCentral System Update and Extended Maintenance Period Starting Friday Evening
As previously announced, MyCentral will be updated this weekend. The results of this update will be an improved look and feel, with the ...
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Reminder - MyCentral System Update and Extended Maintenance Period Starting Friday Evening
As previously announced, MyCentral will be updated this weekend. The results of this update will be an improved look and feel, with the ...
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MyCentral System Update and Extended Maintenance Period Starts at 5 p.m. Today
As previously announced, MyCentral will be updated this weekend. The results of this update will be an improved look and feel, with the ...
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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. 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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Public Safety

Free Women's Self Defense Course
The University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety is sponsoring a R.A.D. Basic Self Defense for Women course. The dates and ...
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Road Upgrades Begin Week of Oct. 2 at Pertle Springs' West Entrance
Beginning Monday, Oct. 2, the west section of the main road through Pertle Springs will be closed from the west entrance on Hale Lake Road ...
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Road Upgrades Begin Week of Oct. 2 at Pertle Springs' West Entrance
Beginning Monday, Oct. 2, the west section of the main road through Pertle Springs will be closed from the west entrance on Hale Lake Road ...
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Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Available
In compliance with the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Department ...
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Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Available
In compliance with the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Department ...
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Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Available
In compliance with the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Department ...
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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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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

"Stop & Serve"
Be sure and stop by our October "Stop & Serve"! We will be located at the hall table, near Union 219, from 11-2 p.m. today, Oct. 2nd! ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - October 7
Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - October 7
Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. ...
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SATURDAY STORIES & SLICES - October 7
Trails Regional Library in Warrensburg -- 11:00 a.m. ...
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University Store

It's Mo Mania at the UCM Store in the Crossing!


Come get a long sleeve t-shirt for only $13.00 plus sales tax! While supplies last, today at the Crossing.

For more information:
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Contact Leah Sobba at sobba@ucmo.edu


You Are Invited

October Blood Drive
Be sure and stop by the October Blood Drive. ...
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