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ABAI
University News

Providing Seamless Preparation for Licensure Exam, ABAI Verifies Course Sequence for MS in Behavior Analysis Program

An important designation for University of Central Missouri students wanting to work in a psychology-related field, the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) has verified the course sequence for the Master of Science in Behavior Analysis.

June 29, 2020
Face mask
MIC, University News

UCM Offers Free 'Experiencing Science in the Pandemic' Course in Collaboration with Iranian University

The University of Central Missouri, in collaboration with Shahid Rajaee University in Iran, will offer a free four-week continuing education course, Experiencing Science in the Pandemic.

June 29, 2020
Administration Building
facstaff, Board of Governors, University News

UCM Board Adopts Plan for Dealing with Revenue Shortfall, Approves Health Care Coverage Provider during June Plenary Session

After previously adopting a multiyear budget plan to address a significant revenue shortfall, the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors has approved additional budget measures that include a staff furlough plan and a temporary one-year percentage salary reduction for faculty and president’s council members during Fiscal Year 2021.

June 22, 2020
Bruce K. Lyon and Dr. Georgi Popov
University News, facstaff, awards

UCM Faculty Member, Alumnus, Recognized for Top Safety Journal Articles

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Editorial Review Board has recognized two research articles co-written by a University of Central Missouri faculty member and a UCM alumnus among the top three best member-authored works published by “Professional Safety Journal (PSJ)” for 2019.

June 18, 2020
Welding Careers
MIC, University News

Workforce Development Partnership Provides Tuition-free Training and Support

The University of Central Missouri is partnering with several community organizations to launch the Job Skills for New Careers initiative.

June 15, 2020
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, MIC

UCM Professional Training and Education Open Houses Now Offered Virtually

Individuals interested in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a June 30 Professional Training and Education Open House.

June 15, 2020
Zac Racy
University News, Board of Governors

Missouri Governor Appoints Riverside Student to UCM Board of Governors

Adding to a growing list of leadership opportunities that are already on his young resume, Riverside, Missouri resident Zac Racy is now in a position to represent University of Central Missouri students as a student member of the UCM Board of Governors.

June 10, 2020
Laughlin-Choate Wedding
ucmblog, University News

UCM Professor Helps Student Realize Dream: Pandemic Can't Stop Love

While teaching subjects such as organic chemistry may be his profession, Jay Steinkruger recently demonstrated chemistry of a different kind while making a University of Central Missouri student’s wedding dream come true at a very challenging time.

June 10, 2020
Making Production Crew
KMOS-TV, University News, awards

KMOS-TV Production Honored with Telly Awards

"Making," the six-part series hosted by Matt Burchett, recently earned the University of Central Missouri’s public television station, KMOS-TV, seven Telly Awards in three categories.

June 05, 2020
VUB
University News, veterans

In Tough Economy, Veterans Upward Bound Offers Free Academic Services to Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Careers

In the current employment climate, veterans wanting to make a transition to civilian life may want to consider opportunities provided through Veterans Upward Bound to begin preparation for a new career.

May 29, 2020
The Crossing
University News, Board of Governors

Board of Governors Sets FY21 Budget, Approves Room and Board

In a virtual meeting May 27, the University of Central Missouri’s Board of Governors approved room and board rates, and adopted a preliminary Fiscal Year 2021 budget projecting an estimated $17.5 million gap in unrestricted general operating revenue before adjustments.

May 29, 2020
Zoom Travel
University News, ucmblog, student success

UCM Students Travel Virtually Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

In a time where universities are closed, classes are online and study trips are canceled, Tricia Hansen-Horn, UCM professor and program coordinator of public relations, has found a way to help her students travel – virtually.

May 29, 2020
Dr. Matt Thomas
college of education, University News, facstaff

Thomas Becomes Chair of School of Teaching and Learning July 1

After an internal search, the College of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Matt Thomas will become the new chair for the School of Teaching and Learning. Thomas brings a wealth of experience to the role of school chair with more than 20 years of experience in the College of Education and nearly a decade of experience in K-12 teaching, administration, and consulting prior to joining UCM in 2000.

May 21, 2020
Online Courses
Opportunity In Action, University News

Free Online Courses from UCM Include Small Business Marketing, Personal Finance, HTML and More

UCM is offering free courses open to any interested individual with topics such as experiencing science in the pandemic, creativity and innovation and a variety of professional education classes.

May 18, 2020
UCM Administration Building
Board of Governors, University News

UCM Board of Governors Sets FY2021 Tuition, Fees

Taking into consideration a likely decrease in state appropriations while also striving to keep higher education affordable, the University of Central Missouri’s Board of Governors has approved a recommendation to limit total tuition and mandatory fees to a 2.3 percent increase for Fiscal Year 2021. Board action took place during a special virtual plenary session on May 13.

May 18, 2020
Laughlin-Choate Wedding
ucmblog, University News

UCM Professor Helps Student Realize Dream: Pandemic Can't Stop Love

While teaching subjects such as organic chemistry may be his profession, Jay Steinkruger recently demonstrated chemistry of a different kind while making a University of Central Missouri student’s wedding dream come true at a very challenging time.

June 10, 2020
JCKL Library Lawn
ucmblog, student success

6 Reasons You Should Transfer to UCM

At UCM, we make transferring easy, and ensure you’ll find opportunities for success. In fact, 95% of UCM graduates launch their careers or continue their education within six months of graduation. Need more reasons? Here’s what you can look forward to when you choose UCM:

June 01, 2020
Zoom Travel
University News, ucmblog, student success

UCM Students Travel Virtually Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

In a time where universities are closed, classes are online and study trips are canceled, Tricia Hansen-Horn, UCM professor and program coordinator of public relations, has found a way to help her students travel – virtually.

May 29, 2020
UCM Laptop
ucmblog, student success, awards

Get Connected: 9 Nationally Ranked Online Programs at UCM

With 22 programs, 10 certificate programs and hundreds of courses available online, UCM offers a wide variety of opportunities to pursue online learning. Here are a few of our online programs that have been recognized as some of the best in the country.

May 04, 2020
Origami Mule
UCM Blog, ucmblog

Learn How to Fold Your Own Origami Mule

Impress your friends by folding up your own bit of UCM pride. This origami mule makes a great desktop companion and takes less than five minutes to put together!

April 27, 2020
UCM Coloring Pages
ucmblog, UCM Blog

Get Creative with These Advanced UCM-Themed Coloring Activities

We hope you’re stocked up on art supplies: these UCM-themed coloring activities are highly detailed and designed to inspire the creativity of our most artistic Mules and Jennies!

April 14, 2020
#MuleStrong Playlist
UCM Blog, ucmblog

Listen and Add to MuleNation's Favorite Music with our #MuleStrong Playlist

What are you listening to lately, Mules and Jennies? Add your favorite songs to our #MuleStrong Playlist, a music mix chosen entirely by our campus community!

April 13, 2020
Mo Coloring Activities
MuleNation, UCM Blog, ucmblog

Download Mo the Mule Coloring Activities for Future Mules and Jennies

Gather the kiddos, grab the art supplies and enjoy these coloring activities with our very own Mo the Mule!

April 07, 2020
UCM Virtual Background
ucmblog, Online Learning, UCM Blog, MuleNation

Let Your Mule Pride Shine Online with UCM-themed 'Zoom' Backgrounds

Whether you’re embarrassed about your messy room appearing in your thumbnail, or just looking to spice up your virtual classroom, you can add these UCM-themed virtual backgrounds to your Zoom profile for a unique look!

March 30, 2020
Global Classroom
ucmblog, collegehealth

How UCM Students are Changing the Health Care Industry Through Global Collaboration

As both the education and health care industries become increasingly global enterprises, UCM is pioneering a future-focused approach to education that promotes collaboration for global health initiatives by providing health courses that include students from different countries.

June 03, 2019
Kylee Julian
ucmblog, collegebusiness

My Public Relations Major Choice Changed My World

The University of Central Missouri’s public relations program changed my life. When I transferred to UCM, I had never heard of a public relations major, and I certainly didn’t know I could get a degree in it! I wasn’t in the dark very long.

May 09, 2019
Savanna Lightfoot
studentsuccess, ucmblog

Student Spotlight: "UCM Felt Like I was Right at Home"

Our April Student Spotlight features Savanna Lightfoot, an elementary education major. Her anticipated graduation date is May 2020.

April 23, 2019
Physical Education
collegehealth, studentsuccess, ucmblog

Additional Physical Education Programs at UCM Provide New and Rewarding Career Path Options

The future direction for physical education programs is branching into new and exciting realms of career paths. That’s why UCM’s physical education program has been redesigned to create two new majors to help students looking for a career in movement and sports but who are not sure if they are interested in a traditional career path.

April 11, 2019
UCM Presidents
ucmblog, facstaff, history

Take a Look Back at UCM's Legacy of Leaders Who Shaped Campus

President Best continues a long tradition of campus leaders who have impacted higher education in the state of Missouri dating back to the university’s days as the State Normal School for the Second Normal District.

April 11, 2019
Five Questions
ucmblog

The Five Real Questions to Ponder When Deciding on a College

Choosing the right college is a big deal, and it may be your first exercise in value, cost and quality reasoning. You have a lot of variables to look at. Be sure to dig deeper to find the right college to meet your needs. Consider these real questions when you’re shopping for the right college

November 12, 2018

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