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UCM Daily

News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, September 12


Academics

Enrollment Holds for Spring Due by 9/19/16
Enrollment for the Spring 2017 semester begins Monday, October 17th. For those offices which place enrolment holds, please check your ...
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Fall Semester Drop Dates
Last Day to Drop a Class*: ...
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The Last Day to Drop a First-Half Semester Class is Today, 9/16/16
The last day for students to drop a first-half semester course is today, September 16th. The last day to drop (also known as W date) may ...
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How to Contact the Registrar's Office via Email
The Registrar's Office strives to provide excellent customer service to UCM faculty and staff. We pride ourselves on a 24 business-hour turn ...
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Fall Semester Academic Dates & Deadlines
Faculty and staff can find listings of academic dates and deadlines (refunds, last days to add/drop, etc.) at www.ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/. ...
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Writing Center Sunday Hours
Beginning September 11th, the Writing Center will offer one-on-one writing instruction from 1pm-7pm on Sundays! Tutors will be located just ...
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Writing Center Sunday Hours
Beginning September 11th, the Writing Center will offer one-on-one writing instruction from 1pm-7pm on Sundays! Tutors will be located just ...
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The Last Day to Drop a First-Half Semester Class is Friday, September 16th
The last day for students to drop a first-half semester course is Friday, September 16th. The last day to drop (also known as W date) may ...
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Spring 2017 Course Schedule Now Available
The Spring 2017 Course Schedule is now available in MyCentral. Public access to the schedule is also available using the Schedule of ...
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Awards & Honors

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

MO Town Fall Festival / Trips & Tours
Celebrate the arrival of Fall at Missouri Town 1855! Enjoy 1850's music and dance, horse drawn buggy rides, hot-spiced cider, children's ...
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Mitch Matthews - The BIG Dream Gathering
On Tuesday, September 20 at 6pm, Mitch Matthews will be discussing about the BIG Dream Gathering. The BDG is a fun and inspiring event that ...
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TODAY: Truman Scholarship Information Session
The Truman Scholarship Information Session will be held on today, September 14th at 4pm in Wood 105. Undergraduate students interested in ...
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Truman Scholarship Information Session
Encourage students to join us on Wednesday, September 14th at 4pm in Wood 105 to learn more about the Truman Scholarship. If chosen at the ...
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Mules Cricket Club Intercollegiate Tournament
Come support the MCC at South Rec field on Saturday, Sept 17th for the first ever UCM intercollegiate cricket tournament. UCM will be ...
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What's Your Green Dot?
Stop by the UCM Green Dot table Tuesday, September 13th and Wednesday, September 14th, from 11:00-1:00 p.m. in the Union Mall to place your ...
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What's Your Green Dot?
Stop by the UCM Green Dot table Tuesday, September 13th and Wednesday, September 14th, from 11:00-1:00 p.m. in the Union Mall to place your ...
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Green Dot SWAG Cab
As a part of the Connecting the Dots event, the UCM Green Dot team will have a SWAG Cab on Thursday, September 15th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 ...
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Green Dot SWAG Cab
As a part of the Connecting the Dots event, the UCM Green Dot team will have a SWAG Cab on Thursday, September 15th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 ...
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Sustainability Week


You chose red, now let's go green!

For more information:
Go to: http://bit.ly/2c0iVYM
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Contact David Thomas at davthomas@ucmo.edu

Nontraditional Student Brown Bag Series!
The September Nontraditional Student Brown Bag meeting will be on Tues., Sept. 20 from 12:30-1:30 in Union 219. ...
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Nontraditional Student Brown Bag Series!
The September Nontraditional Student Brown Bag meeting will be on Tues., Sept. 20 from 12:30-1:30 in Union 219. ...
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Free Bike Tune-Up!


Come get a free bike tune-up outside the rec center west entrance from 4PM to 6PM!

For more information:
Go to: ucmo.edu/sustain
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Contact David Thomas at davthomas@ucmo.edu

First Intercollegiate Cricket Club Tournament
The Mules Cricket Club will host the first ever UCM intercollegiate cricket tournament on Sept 17th at the South Rec cricket pitch. Come ...
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First Intercollegiate Cricket Club Tournament
The Mules Cricket Club will host the first ever UCM intercollegiate cricket tournament on Sept 17th at the South Rec cricket pitch. Come ...
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BIG Career Expo
The BIG Career Expo is scheduled for Wednesday, October 12th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building Arena, and we currently ...
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BIG Career Expo
The BIG Career Expo is scheduled for Wednesday, October 12th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building Arena, and we currently ...
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GER: Research Talk, September 13, 2016
The Department of Biology and Agriculture seminar series will host a talk "Grass Carp Reproduction in Small, Hydrologically Erratic ...
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VOCALOSITY: The Aca-Perfect Concert Experience!
Coming to UCM Tuesday, October 4, 7:30pm in Hendricks Hall! From the creative mind of artistic producer Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, The ...
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DIY Rag Rugs!


Join us tonight at 7PM in classroom D of the Rec Center for a free class on how to make your own rug out of old t-shirts!

For more information:
Go to: ucmo.edu/sustain
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Contact David Thomas at davthomas@ucmo.edu

Dionysus Visiting Chamber Music Trio
Dionysus, a modern reinvention of the traditional piano trio made up of two saxophones and piano, will be presenting a master class and ...
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Dionysus Visiting Chamber Music Trio
Dionysus, a modern reinvention of the traditional piano trio made up of two saxophones and piano, will be presenting a master class and ...
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Dionysus Visiting Chamber Music Trio
Dionysus, a modern reinvention of the traditional piano trio made up of two saxophones and piano, will be presenting a master class and ...
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WAI Hosts Girls in Aviation Day in the Community
UCM's local Women in Aviation chapter (Show me Skies) is hosting a community event to ladies, ages 5 -17 yrs. The WAI Annual Girls in ...
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Big Pink Volleyball 2016
It is Big Pink season and as we approach our 6th annual tournament that will take place on October 2-4, 2016 we wanted to provide some ...
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Pedal Power Demonstration


Stop by the Rec Center lobby between 11AM and 1PM and see the power of pedaling!

For more information:
Go to: ucmo.edu/sustain
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Contact David Thomas at davthomas@ucmo.edu

LEAD: Can You Hear Me Now?


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

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


Faculty

Center for Teaching & Learning -- New Website!
The Center for Teaching & Learning has a new website. Just visit: http://library.ucmo.edu/ctl Here you will find a calendar of training ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Transformational Learning Session, Sept. 16, 12:30 p.m.
Please join us for our next TLI Friday session on Friday, September 16, 12:30 p.m., in Lov 3140. The University of Central Missouri has ...
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Transformational Learning Session, Sept. 16, 12:30 p.m.
Please join us for our next TLI Friday session on Friday, September 16, 12:30 p.m., in Lov 3140. The University of Central Missouri has ...
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Transformational Learning Session, Sept. 16, 12:30 p.m.
Please join us for our next TLI Friday session on Friday, September 16, 12:30 p.m., in Lov 3140. The University of Central Missouri has ...
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Closed-Captioning Your YouTube Videos
Do you post YouTube videos to Blackboard or use them in your classroom? If so, you will want to learn how to create closed captioning. Not ...
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Closed-Captioning Your YouTube Videos
Do you post YouTube videos to Blackboard or use them in your classroom? If so, you will want to learn how to create closed captioning. Not ...
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CTL/Ask Debbie/SoftChalk/Blackboard Trainings
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of September 19-23, 2016 - click on the university calendar link for complete descriptions. ...
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Foundation & Alumni

Celebrating Legacy Families at The Family Weekend Pancake Breakfast
Please join us Saturday, Sept. 24 for the Family Weekend Pancake Breakfast on the west lawn of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center! ...
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Please Join us for our Alumni Pregame Tailgate!
Please stop by and see us before we cheer on our UCM Mules in the 2016 Fall Classic against Northwest Missouri State at Arrowhead Stadium! ...
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From the President

'State of the University Address' Thursday, Sept. 15 in Hart Recital Hall
Setting the tone for the 2016-2017 academic year, University of Central Missouri President Charles Ambrose will present the "State of the ...
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'State of the University Address' Thursday, Sept. 15 in Hart Recital Hall
Setting the tone for the 2016-2017 academic year, University of Central Missouri President Charles Ambrose will present the "State of the ...
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'State of the University Address' on Facebook Live Today
Everyone is invited to attend President Charles Ambrose's "State of the University Address" at 3:30 p.m. today in Hart Recital Hall, located ...
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General

Attention Veterans and Military Spouses
Bob Gainous, Disabled Veterans Representative, Workforce Development, will be available September 15, 2016 in Elliott Union 300 from 9 am to ...
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Attention Veterans and Military Spouses
Bob Gainous, Disabled Veterans Representative, Workforce Development, will be available September 15, 2016 in Elliott Union 300 from 9 am to ...
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Attention Veterans and Military Spouses
Bob Gainous, Disabled Veterans Representative, Workforce Development, will be available September 15, 2016 in Elliott Union 300 from 9 am to ...
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Department of Theatre & Dance Sponsors Spring Break 2017 New York City Theatre Tour
The University of Central Missouri Department of Theatre and Dance will sponsor a New York City Theatre Tour during spring break, March 21 ...
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FPO Employee Recognition
Have you had outstanding service from a member of our Facilities team? Whether it be custodial, grounds, or maintenance you can recognize ...
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Sidewalk closing
In order to create a larger safe zone while the construction crew is working on the roof and parapet on the east (Maguire side) of Lovinger, ...
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Sidewalk closing
In order to create a larger safe zone while the construction crew is working on the roof and parapet on the east (Maguire side) of Lovinger, ...
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UCM Mourns Loss of Emeriti Member Jerry Elliott
The University of Central Missouri is saddened by the loss of a member of its emeriti family. Jerry D. Elliott, a UCM alumnus who retired as ...
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Services for UCM Emeritus Dr. Jerry Elliott
Memorial services will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home for Dr. Jerry Elliott, ...
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Health & Wellness

Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Available
Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Jim Wielert will be avavilable to assist veterans with VA questions and disability ...
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Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Available
Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Jim Wielert will be avavilable to assist veterans with VA questions and disability ...
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Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Available
Missouri Veterans Commission Veteran Service Officer Jim Wielert will be avavilable to assist veterans with VA questions and disability ...
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Face-To-Face Coaching Sessions Available
Are you interested in improving your overall health, eliminating health risks and benefiting from the support and guidance of a lifestyle ...
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Face-To-Face Coaching Sessions Available
Are you interested in improving your overall health, eliminating health risks and benefiting from the support and guidance of a lifestyle ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

AXA Financial provider will be on campus September 20th.
Dave and Tyson Sprick represent AXA. AXA is an approved 403(b) provider for the University, and Dave and Tyson serve as a financial ...
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AXA Financial provider will be on campus September 20th.
Dave and Tyson Sprick represent AXA. AXA is an approved 403(b) provider for the University, and Dave and Tyson serve as a financial ...
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Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thursday, September 15th.
Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on campus Thurs., Sept. 15th from 3-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thursday, September 15th.
Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on campus Thurs., Sept. 15th from 3-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thursday, September 15th.
Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on campus Thurs., Sept. 15th from 3-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or ...
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AXA Financial provider will be on campus September 20th.
Dave and Tyson Sprick represent AXA. AXA is an approved 403(b) provider for the University, and Dave and Tyson serve as a financial resource ...
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KMOS-TV

POV: All the Difference
Accompany two African-American teens from the South Side of Chicago on their journey to achieve their dream of graduating from college. ...
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Contenders - 16 for '16: Chisholm/McCain - The Straight Talkers
See how being a straight talker in a presidential race had damaging consequences for both the first black, female Democratic candidate, the ...
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NOVA: School of the Future
In a new age of information, rapid innovation and globalization, how can we prepare our children to compete? Discover how the new science of ...
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Art in the Twenty-First Century: Chicago
Featured are Nick Cave, who creates wearable objects blending fashion and movement; sculptor and urban planner Theaster Gates; Barbara ...
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Austin City Limits: Angelique Kidjo
Revel in the high-energy performance of African singer/songwriter Angelique Kidjo. The Grammy-winning Benin native and her four-piece band ...
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Royal Wives at War
Take a fresh look at the abdication crisis of 1936 through dramatized monologues by the two women at its heart, the Queen Mother and Wallis ...
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Meetings

Jamaica Study Tour March 2017
Learn about the history and culture of Jamaica on a Faculty-Led Study Tour. Information sessions on September 14th and September 28th at ...
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News and Events

UCM Hosts Annual Heart Walk Oct. 1, Teams, Walkers Needed
Taking place for the third consecutive year on the University of Central Missouri campus, the Johnson County Heart Walk, 8 to 11 a.m. ...
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Guest Speaker Announced for UCM Constitution Week
Carol Faulkner, Ph.D., professor of history at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, will present ...
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Board Today Considers Vacation Accrual Policy
The University of Central Missouri Board of Governors this morning will consider a proposal that modifies aspects of Board policy 2.3.010 - ...
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Newsletters

Chamber Flash e-Newsletter
The Chamber Flash features news, events, and updates from local businesses and organizations who are members of the Warrensburg Chamber of ...
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Office of Technology

Acquiring Software at UCM- New Process
The Office of Technology will be holding two demonstrations of the new process for ordering and/or installing software. The first ...
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Acquiring Software at UCM- New Process 2nd demo
The Office of Technology will be holding the second of two demonstrations of the new process for ordering and/or installing software. This ...
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Priority Information

Humphreys Work Moving Forward
To help keep you updated about progress regarding the Humphreys Building Project, we are providing a weekly update with information about ...
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Humphreys Work Moving Forward
To help keep you updated about progress regarding the Humphreys Building Project, we are providing a weekly update with information about ...
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Humphreys Work Moving Forward
To help keep you updated about progress regarding the Humphreys Building Project, we are providing a weekly update with information about ...
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Additional Flu Vaccination Clinics Announced
The University of Central Missouri Health Center announces additional flu shot clinics for university students, faculty and staff. Vaccine ...
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Additional Flu Vaccination Clinics Announced
The University of Central Missouri Health Center announces additional flu shot clinics for university students, faculty and staff. Vaccine ...
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Additional Flu Vaccination Clinics Announced
The University of Central Missouri Health Center announces additional flu shot clinics for university students, faculty and staff. Vaccine ...
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Public Safety

Free R.A.D Self Defense Course
Sign up for the next R.A.D. Basic Self Defense for Women course sponsored by University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety. It ...
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Student Activities

Student Panel on Stereotypes
The Ideas & Issues Committee of Spotlight hosts "I Ain't Got No Type," a student panel on the impact of stereotypes on the individual ...
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Student Panel on Stereotypes
The Ideas & Issues Committee of Spotlight hosts "I Ain't Got No Type," a student panel on the impact of stereotypes on the individual ...
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You Are Invited

Welcome Back Lunch
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church is hosting a Welcome Back UCM lunch for any faculty, staff and students. ...
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Save the Date - UCM Surplus Auction Sep 27
The next auction will be at 306 Hale Lake Road on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., with bidder registration beginning at 8:00 am. ...
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Save the Date - UCM Surplus Auction Sep 27
The next auction will be at 306 Hale Lake Road on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., with bidder registration beginning at 8:00 am. ...
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Save the Date - UCM Surplus Auction Sep 27
The next auction will be at 306 Hale Lake Road on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., with bidder registration beginning at 8:00 am. ...
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Bob Collins Retirement Reception
Please join Facilities,Planning,and Operations staff in wishing Bob Collins a happy and well deserved retirement on September 21 in Union ...
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Bob Collins Retirement Reception
Please join Facilities,Planning,and Operations staff in wishing Bob Collins a happy and well deserved retirement on September 21 in Union ...
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"Mules on the Vine" / Trips & Tours
Spend the eveneing in Kansas City's internationally acclaimed historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. ...
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Landlords and Property Managers: You're Invited
UCM President Charles Ambrose and the Office of Mentoring, Advocacy and Peer Support (MAPS) invite landlords and property managers who serve ...
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Constitution Week
Constitution Week begins today! ...
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Constitution Week
Constitution Week begins today! ...
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Constitution Week
Constitution Week begins today! ...
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Volunteer Mo' Monthly on September 26th!
All members of the campus community are invited to join UCM Volunteer Services as we volunteer with Ridge Crest Nursing Center on Monday, ...
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Volunteer Mo' Monthly on September 26th!
All members of the campus community are invited to join UCM Volunteer Services as we volunteer with Ridge Crest Nursing Center on Monday, ...
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UCM's Lifelong Learning Series Follows the Marching Band
UCM's Lifelong Learning series continues with an inside look at the planning, coordination, practicing and logistics it takes to pull off a ...
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Save The Date- Debate Watch
On Monday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elliot Student Union Room 236, the American Democracy Project invites you to watch the first ...
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TIMOTHY MOONEY PRESENTS BREAKNECK HAMLET! IN THE HIGHLANDER THEATRE
"Five Stars" (Vue Weekly) "Four-and-a-Half Stars" (Edmonton Journal) ...
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