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Michael Sawyer, Ph.D.
facstaff, University News, CAHSS

After Serving as Interim Dean, Sawyer Now Leads CAHSS in Permanent Role

As the University of Central Missouri strives to maintain strong programs in the liberal arts, it will receive leadership from Michael Sawyer, Ph.D., as the new dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

December 05, 2019
UCM Administration Building
University News, awards

Intelligent.com Rankings Include Three UCM Programs in Top 10

Demonstrating the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to quality academic programs, three UCM degrees were ranked among the top 10 in separate categories by Intelligent.com, a student-focused publication that recently released its list of the best programs for 2020.

December 03, 2019
KenMo Puzzle
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

STA Students Launch Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Fund International Partnership

The Summit Technology Academy and Kenyan students working together to resolve world challenges and provide real-world, sustainable solutions.

November 26, 2019
UCM Holiday Market 2019
events, University News

Buy Locally at UCM's Annual Holiday Market Dec. 4

Looking for a great holiday gift ideas? The University of Central Missouri’s annual Holiday Market offers plenty of opportunities to find one-of-a kind locally made gifts in a fun family setting. The event is set for 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the Elliott Student Union, 511 S. Holden St., Warrensburg.

November 26, 2019
UCM Gift of the Magi
University News, events

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents a Special Holiday Production of The Gift of the Magi

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance will present a production of O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi. The play is adapted by Jon Jory, and the production will run Dec. 5-8 in UCM’s James L. Highlander Theatre. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5- 7 and 2 p.m. Dec. 7-8.

November 22, 2019
UCM Peer to Career Center
University News, career services, Alumni Foundation

Strong Corporate-Campus Relationship Leads to New Peer to Career Support Center at UCM

The positive relationships that Career Services staff have built with employers who visit campus not only leads to jobs and internships for students, but most recently resulted in a corporate gift making possible a new collaborative space to aid University of Central Missouri students in the career-building process.

November 21, 2019
Lisa Toms
facstaff, University News

Russellville, Ark. Educator Named Vice Provost for Academic Programs at UCM

Filling a position that is critical to student learning at the University of Central Missouri, Dr. Lisa Toms, Russellville, Arkansas, has been named vice provost for Academic Programs and Services. She begins her new responsibilities at UCM on Jan. 2, 2020.

November 21, 2019
Why Vote 2019
student success, University News

Students Question About "Why Vote?' Leads to Research, Action

On their way to learning how to teach social studies to high school students, University of Central Missouri students this fall addressed the question “Why vote?” Their response led to a practical exercise in voter education and original research that may help increase other students’ participation in the voting process, particularly those who are far from home.

November 21, 2019
Orlando Hatfield, State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition 2019
University News, awards

UCM Student Claims Gold Award at Annual State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition

Orlando Hatfield, a marketing student from the University of Central Missouri, claimed the Gold Award in the Customer Service Role Play category at the 2019 State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition Friday, Nov. 8 at UCM.

November 21, 2019
Central Missouri Police Academy Cadets Training
cmpa, University News

Community Businesses, Organizations Assist in Police Academy Scenario-Based Training

Individuals enrolled in an 840-hour training program at the Central Missouri Police Academy are finishing the program with a week of scenario-based testing out in the Warrensburg and Whiteman Air Force Base communities.

November 20, 2019
UCM Code-A-Thon Winners 2019
University News, awards, student success

UCM Team's Finish Second in Federal Reserve Code-A-Thon Continues String of Top Three Successes

For the third consecutive year, a team from the University of Central Missouri placed in one of the top three positions at the annual Code-A-Thon hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

November 18, 2019
UCM LAE-GED Awards 2019
student success, University News, awards

UCM Continues Historic Win Streak at Regional Criminal Justice Competition

Demonstrating why the University of Central Missouri has a national reputation for its criminal justice program, a team of CJ students has accomplished what no other team has done in the history of the American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) Region III Competition.

November 18, 2019
UCM Musical Theatre
events, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents Night of Studio One-Acts

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance will present a night of Studio Theatre one-act plays at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14, 15, and 16 in the Black Box Theatre located on the first floor of Nickerson Hall. These one-acts are performed, directed, and designed entirely by UCM students.

November 07, 2019
Job Interview
#MIC, University News, UCM-LS

UCM Joins Area Partnership Targeting Job Training for Low-Income Adults

The Truman Heartland Community Foundation is leading a community initiative involving several KC-area organizations.

November 06, 2019
UCM Quad
veterans, University News, events

Veterans Ruck March Builds Awareness, Donations to Aid Campus Cupboard

With a goal to collect food items for individuals in need, all military veterans at the University of Central Missouri and in the local community are invited to participate in the Veterans Engaging Through Service (VETS) Ruck March Monday, Nov. 11 at UCM.

November 06, 2019
Michael Sawyer, Ph.D.
facstaff, University News, CAHSS

After Serving as Interim Dean, Sawyer Now Leads CAHSS in Permanent Role

As the University of Central Missouri strives to maintain strong programs in the liberal arts, it will receive leadership from Michael Sawyer, Ph.D., as the new dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

December 05, 2019
UCM Administration Building
University News, awards

Intelligent.com Rankings Include Three UCM Programs in Top 10

Demonstrating the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to quality academic programs, three UCM degrees were ranked among the top 10 in separate categories by Intelligent.com, a student-focused publication that recently released its list of the best programs for 2020.

December 03, 2019
KenMo Puzzle
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

STA Students Launch Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Fund International Partnership

The Summit Technology Academy and Kenyan students working together to resolve world challenges and provide real-world, sustainable solutions.

November 26, 2019
UCM Holiday Market 2019
events, University News

Buy Locally at UCM's Annual Holiday Market Dec. 4

Looking for a great holiday gift ideas? The University of Central Missouri’s annual Holiday Market offers plenty of opportunities to find one-of-a kind locally made gifts in a fun family setting. The event is set for 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the Elliott Student Union, 511 S. Holden St., Warrensburg.

November 26, 2019
UCM Gift of the Magi
University News, events

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents a Special Holiday Production of The Gift of the Magi

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance will present a production of O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi. The play is adapted by Jon Jory, and the production will run Dec. 5-8 in UCM’s James L. Highlander Theatre. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5- 7 and 2 p.m. Dec. 7-8.

November 22, 2019
UCM Peer to Career Center
University News, career services, Alumni Foundation

Strong Corporate-Campus Relationship Leads to New Peer to Career Support Center at UCM

The positive relationships that Career Services staff have built with employers who visit campus not only leads to jobs and internships for students, but most recently resulted in a corporate gift making possible a new collaborative space to aid University of Central Missouri students in the career-building process.

November 21, 2019
Lisa Toms
facstaff, University News

Russellville, Ark. Educator Named Vice Provost for Academic Programs at UCM

Filling a position that is critical to student learning at the University of Central Missouri, Dr. Lisa Toms, Russellville, Arkansas, has been named vice provost for Academic Programs and Services. She begins her new responsibilities at UCM on Jan. 2, 2020.

November 21, 2019
Why Vote 2019
student success, University News

Students Question About "Why Vote?' Leads to Research, Action

On their way to learning how to teach social studies to high school students, University of Central Missouri students this fall addressed the question “Why vote?” Their response led to a practical exercise in voter education and original research that may help increase other students’ participation in the voting process, particularly those who are far from home.

November 21, 2019
Orlando Hatfield, State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition 2019
University News, awards

UCM Student Claims Gold Award at Annual State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition

Orlando Hatfield, a marketing student from the University of Central Missouri, claimed the Gold Award in the Customer Service Role Play category at the 2019 State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition Friday, Nov. 8 at UCM.

November 21, 2019
Central Missouri Police Academy Cadets Training
cmpa, University News

Community Businesses, Organizations Assist in Police Academy Scenario-Based Training

Individuals enrolled in an 840-hour training program at the Central Missouri Police Academy are finishing the program with a week of scenario-based testing out in the Warrensburg and Whiteman Air Force Base communities.

November 20, 2019
UCM Code-A-Thon Winners 2019
University News, awards, student success

UCM Team's Finish Second in Federal Reserve Code-A-Thon Continues String of Top Three Successes

For the third consecutive year, a team from the University of Central Missouri placed in one of the top three positions at the annual Code-A-Thon hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

November 18, 2019
UCM LAE-GED Awards 2019
student success, University News, awards

UCM Continues Historic Win Streak at Regional Criminal Justice Competition

Demonstrating why the University of Central Missouri has a national reputation for its criminal justice program, a team of CJ students has accomplished what no other team has done in the history of the American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) Region III Competition.

November 18, 2019
UCM Musical Theatre
events, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents Night of Studio One-Acts

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance will present a night of Studio Theatre one-act plays at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14, 15, and 16 in the Black Box Theatre located on the first floor of Nickerson Hall. These one-acts are performed, directed, and designed entirely by UCM students.

November 07, 2019
Job Interview
#MIC, University News, UCM-LS

UCM Joins Area Partnership Targeting Job Training for Low-Income Adults

The Truman Heartland Community Foundation is leading a community initiative involving several KC-area organizations.

November 06, 2019
UCM Quad
veterans, University News, events

Veterans Ruck March Builds Awareness, Donations to Aid Campus Cupboard

With a goal to collect food items for individuals in need, all military veterans at the University of Central Missouri and in the local community are invited to participate in the Veterans Engaging Through Service (VETS) Ruck March Monday, Nov. 11 at UCM.

November 06, 2019

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