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awards, Fac/Staff, University News

Dedication to Helping Students Succeed Results in National Recognition for Two UCM Members with Roles in Academic Advisement

After honoring a University of Central Missouri faculty member in 2021 with the Global National Academic Advisement Association’s (NACADA) Outstanding Advisor Award, NACADA this year is recognizing both a faculty and staff member with one of its prestigious honors. Matthew J. Garver, Ph.D., is receiving the Global NACADA Outstanding Advisor Award – Faculty Advising Role, and Jacqueline Faria is being honored with the Global NACADA Outstanding Advisor Award – Primary Advisor Role.

June 29, 2022
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Integrated Marketing and Communications, University News, Fac/Staff

Fourth-Generation UCM Alumna in IMC Honored with Foster-Inglish Prize

As a member of a family that produced four generations of University of Central Missouri graduates, Ellen Blaize has a lot of appreciation for her alma mater, and sharing her passion for UCM through her work in the Office of Integrated Marketing and Communications is getting noticed. She was recently recognized as the recipient of the 2022 Carl B. Foster/John M. Inglish Prize for Outstanding Achievement and Service in Public Relations.

June 23, 2022
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Boys State, University News, Fac/Staff

UCM Alumnus, Public Safety Sergeant Honored by Missouri Boys State

Sgt. Joe Jennings, a University of Central Missouri alumnus and member of Public Safety, was presented the Justin W. Stephan Public Service Award from the Executive Committee of the American Legion Missouri Boys State, Inc. on Saturday, June 18, in St. Charles, Missouri. Jennings, whose work and love for public service exemplifies the spirit the award’s namesake, was honored for his tireless public service to the state and community as well as to the Boys State program.

June 23, 2022
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Fac/Staff, CHST, University News, School of Nursing

Nursing School Chair Nic Webb Named to AASCU Emerging Leaders Program

Nic Webb, DNP, an associate professor and chair of the University of Central Missouri School of Nursing, has been named to a new cohort of higher education professionals across the nation who are participating in the 2022 Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). Webb, who travels to the nation’s capital June 15-17 to participate in the program, is one of 36 individuals who are part of this a premier leadership development initiative established by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).

June 14, 2022
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University News, Fac/Staff

Former UCM President Patton Co-authors "Keys to Healthy Communication" Providing Practical Guidance for Applying Authenticity, Empathy, Empowerment

A former University of Central Missouri president has collaborated with two other researchers and writers on a new book with information they hope readers will take to heart. Their timely new publication, “Keys to Healthy Communication: Authenticity, Empathy and Empowerment,” provides a literary tool-kit that applies to personal, interpersonal, business and political situations, while offering practical guidance for the effective use of three essential communication concepts that could help people transform their lives.

June 10, 2022
2022 Mees Outstanding Staff Award
Fac/Staff, University News

Davis, Basinger Receive Accolades During Staff Appreciation Breakfast

During an annual awards breakfast hosted by the University of Central Missouri Staff Council, two individuals who have made a positive impact on the institution were recognized for their outstanding contributions. Charissa Davis, assistant director of financial aid, was honored as the 2022 recipient of J.P. Mees Outstanding Professional Staff Award and Gwena Basinger, administrative assistant to the dean in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies, was presented the Outstanding Staff Award.

June 06, 2022
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University News, awards, Fac/Staff, Education for Service

Neal, Goreham and Lewis Are First Recipients of Education for Service Awards

For approximately 100 years, the University of Central Missouri’s “Education for Service” motto has embodied the essence of UCM, and exemplifies all that the institution does to prepare its students to graduate and enter the world as global citizens. In the spirit of this longstanding commitment, three individuals this spring were named recipients of the first Education for Service Awards.

May 12, 2022
faria-garver-nacada-awardees
awards, Fac/Staff, University News

Dedication to Helping Students Succeed Results in National Recognition for Two UCM Members with Roles in Academic Advisement

After honoring a University of Central Missouri faculty member in 2021 with the Global National Academic Advisement Association’s (NACADA) Outstanding Advisor Award, NACADA this year is recognizing both a faculty and staff member with one of its prestigious honors. Matthew J. Garver, Ph.D., is receiving the Global NACADA Outstanding Advisor Award – Faculty Advising Role, and Jacqueline Faria is being honored with the Global NACADA Outstanding Advisor Award – Primary Advisor Role.

June 29, 2022
ellen-blaize-kelly-waldram-photo
Integrated Marketing and Communications, University News, Fac/Staff

Fourth-Generation UCM Alumna in IMC Honored with Foster-Inglish Prize

As a member of a family that produced four generations of University of Central Missouri graduates, Ellen Blaize has a lot of appreciation for her alma mater, and sharing her passion for UCM through her work in the Office of Integrated Marketing and Communications is getting noticed. She was recently recognized as the recipient of the 2022 Carl B. Foster/John M. Inglish Prize for Outstanding Achievement and Service in Public Relations.

June 23, 2022
joe-jennings portrait
Boys State, University News, Fac/Staff

UCM Alumnus, Public Safety Sergeant Honored by Missouri Boys State

Sgt. Joe Jennings, a University of Central Missouri alumnus and member of Public Safety, was presented the Justin W. Stephan Public Service Award from the Executive Committee of the American Legion Missouri Boys State, Inc. on Saturday, June 18, in St. Charles, Missouri. Jennings, whose work and love for public service exemplifies the spirit the award’s namesake, was honored for his tireless public service to the state and community as well as to the Boys State program.

June 23, 2022
nic-webb-photo
Fac/Staff, CHST, University News, School of Nursing

Nursing School Chair Nic Webb Named to AASCU Emerging Leaders Program

Nic Webb, DNP, an associate professor and chair of the University of Central Missouri School of Nursing, has been named to a new cohort of higher education professionals across the nation who are participating in the 2022 Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). Webb, who travels to the nation’s capital June 15-17 to participate in the program, is one of 36 individuals who are part of this a premier leadership development initiative established by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).

June 14, 2022
bobby-patton-photo
University News, Fac/Staff

Former UCM President Patton Co-authors "Keys to Healthy Communication" Providing Practical Guidance for Applying Authenticity, Empathy, Empowerment

A former University of Central Missouri president has collaborated with two other researchers and writers on a new book with information they hope readers will take to heart. Their timely new publication, “Keys to Healthy Communication: Authenticity, Empathy and Empowerment,” provides a literary tool-kit that applies to personal, interpersonal, business and political situations, while offering practical guidance for the effective use of three essential communication concepts that could help people transform their lives.

June 10, 2022
2022 Mees Outstanding Staff Award
Fac/Staff, University News

Davis, Basinger Receive Accolades During Staff Appreciation Breakfast

During an annual awards breakfast hosted by the University of Central Missouri Staff Council, two individuals who have made a positive impact on the institution were recognized for their outstanding contributions. Charissa Davis, assistant director of financial aid, was honored as the 2022 recipient of J.P. Mees Outstanding Professional Staff Award and Gwena Basinger, administrative assistant to the dean in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies, was presented the Outstanding Staff Award.

June 06, 2022
education-for-service-awards-group-photo
University News, awards, Fac/Staff, Education for Service

Neal, Goreham and Lewis Are First Recipients of Education for Service Awards

For approximately 100 years, the University of Central Missouri’s “Education for Service” motto has embodied the essence of UCM, and exemplifies all that the institution does to prepare its students to graduate and enter the world as global citizens. In the spirit of this longstanding commitment, three individuals this spring were named recipients of the first Education for Service Awards.

May 12, 2022

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