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University of Central Missouri Sign
student success, University News, Rankings

Intelligent.com Ranks UCM Online Programs in 18 Top State, National Categories

Students wanting to advance their education through opportunities online may want to consider what Intelligent.com is saying about the University of Central Missouri. The online rankings organization has awarded UCM top ranking status for multiple online degree programs, five of which are in the top 10 in different state and national categories.

July 07, 2021
Fashion and Apparel Merchandising
University News, ucmblog, student success

FAME: Tailoring the Next Generation of Fashion and Apparel Professionals

Throughout their University of Central Missouri experience, students seek not only an education but an academic area where high-caliber faculty members will engage them in meaningful hands-on experiences that will better prepare them for successful careers. For many students, the Fashion and Apparel Merchandising major, as a part of the School of Technology, provides such an opportunity.

June 21, 2021
UCM Student Jacob Danley
ucmblog, MIC, student success, UCM-LS

UCM Student Spotlight: Jacob Danley Earns Cybersecurity Degree and Begins New Job Just Two Years After High School Graduation

Within the space of a few weeks, Jacob Danley earned a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity from UCM and started a full-time job at Burns & McDonnell, both at age 20.

June 15, 2021
Math Education
student success, University News

UCM, UMKC Enter Dual Degree Program Focused on Mathematics, Engineering

Recognizing the value of a strong mathematics background in pursuit of highly technical careers, the University of Central Missouri School of Computer Science and Mathematics and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Computing and Engineering have established a new dual degree program that is expected to give students a competitive edge in the job market.

May 07, 2021
ACM SIGCHI 2021
student success, awards, facstaff, University News

UCM Assistant Professor, Student Achieve Prestigious CHI Award

Haque and Setty will present their research May 11-12 at the CHI 2021 Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. The conference, which involves participants from all over the globe, is planned for May 8-13.

May 06, 2021
University of Central Missouri
University News, awards, student success

Three UCM Students Named Semifinalists for Fulbright Award

Demonstrating the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to providing opportunities for individuals to gain a worldly perspective, three students have been named semifinalists in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards.

May 05, 2021
KC Scholars
student success, University News

New UCM Scholarship for KC Scholars Helps Students Realize Education Dreams

Fulfilling a vision by Kansas City entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Kauffman, KC Scholars is transforming students’ lives through renewable financial assistance/scholarships for college, college savings programs, and support services to help them successfully attain a post-secondary degree or credential.

April 30, 2021
Olivia Waddell and Zachary Racy, 2021 Charno Award Winners
University News, awards, student success

Racy, Waddell Receive Top Honor for UCM Graduating Seniors

Zachary Racy, Riverside, Missouri, and Olivia Waddell, Olathe, Kansas, have been named recipients of Charno Awards, the highest honor presented to University of Central Missouri graduating seniors, and will be honored during spring commencement exercises May 7-9.

April 22, 2021
RISE Puzzle Palettes Project
University News, student success

UCM Students' RISE Puzzle Palettes Project Enhances Autism Awareness

With assistance by University of Central Missouri students, an alley that intersects with Pine Street that has become a colorful jewel in the heart of Warrensburg’s downtown area has a new addition. It is not only bound to attract the attention of passersby, but will remind them of the opportunity to support people affected with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

April 22, 2021
Lu Li Safety Professional of the Year Award 2021
awards, student success, University News

UCM Student Lu Li Receives Safety Professional of the Year Award

Lu Li, a graduate student in the Occupational Safety Management program at the University of Central Missouri, has recently been named as the 2020 recipient of the American Society of Safety Professionals Greater Chicago Chapter Safety Professional of the Year Award.

March 24, 2021
Student Advising Center
student success, University News

Commitment to Student Success Leads to Record Retention at UCM

A commitment to helping students remain on track toward meeting their education goals is showing positive results at the University of Central Missouri, evidenced by fall 2020 census data. Retention of first-time, first- to second-year students, a key quantitative measure of student success, is a record 74.8 percent.

November 17, 2020
UCM UMKC Signing
University News, Opportunity In Action, student success

UCM-UMKC Law School Agreement Creates Faster Path to Professional Career

A collaborative agreement between the University of Central Missouri and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law makes it possible for UCM students to complete a law degree approximately one year faster and at less cost than a traditional pathway.

November 13, 2020
ATMAE Virtual Presentation
student success, University News

Five UCM Graduate Students, Two Faculty Members Collaborate on Presentations at ATMAE Virtual National Conference

The annual conference of the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering Technology (ATMAE) is being conducted virtually and is an opportunity to showcase meaningful research conducted by members of the organization in a variety of academic and professional areas. A grant from UCM’s Office of Graduate Education and Research (GER) helps make UCM student participation possible.

October 26, 2020
Pre-law MOU Signing with UCM and MU
MOU, student success, University News

UCM and MU Agreement Creates Faster Pathway to Law Degree at Less Cost

Students pursuing a career in law now have a pathway to help expedite their career goal thanks to a cooperative agreement between the University of Central Missouri and the University of Missouri School of Law.

September 28, 2020
UCM Sign
CHST, University News, student success

ABET Accredits Six UCM Programs in College of Health, Science and Technology

ABET, an organization that sets the standard worldwide for the accreditation of programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology, has approved accreditation for six university of Central Missouri academic programs. All of these programs are housed in the College of Health, Science and Technology.

September 22, 2020
University of Central Missouri Sign
student success, University News, Rankings

Intelligent.com Ranks UCM Online Programs in 18 Top State, National Categories

Students wanting to advance their education through opportunities online may want to consider what Intelligent.com is saying about the University of Central Missouri. The online rankings organization has awarded UCM top ranking status for multiple online degree programs, five of which are in the top 10 in different state and national categories.

July 07, 2021
Fashion and Apparel Merchandising
University News, ucmblog, student success

FAME: Tailoring the Next Generation of Fashion and Apparel Professionals

Throughout their University of Central Missouri experience, students seek not only an education but an academic area where high-caliber faculty members will engage them in meaningful hands-on experiences that will better prepare them for successful careers. For many students, the Fashion and Apparel Merchandising major, as a part of the School of Technology, provides such an opportunity.

June 21, 2021
UCM Student Jacob Danley
ucmblog, MIC, student success, UCM-LS

UCM Student Spotlight: Jacob Danley Earns Cybersecurity Degree and Begins New Job Just Two Years After High School Graduation

Within the space of a few weeks, Jacob Danley earned a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity from UCM and started a full-time job at Burns & McDonnell, both at age 20.

June 15, 2021
Math Education
student success, University News

UCM, UMKC Enter Dual Degree Program Focused on Mathematics, Engineering

Recognizing the value of a strong mathematics background in pursuit of highly technical careers, the University of Central Missouri School of Computer Science and Mathematics and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Computing and Engineering have established a new dual degree program that is expected to give students a competitive edge in the job market.

May 07, 2021
ACM SIGCHI 2021
student success, awards, facstaff, University News

UCM Assistant Professor, Student Achieve Prestigious CHI Award

Haque and Setty will present their research May 11-12 at the CHI 2021 Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. The conference, which involves participants from all over the globe, is planned for May 8-13.

May 06, 2021
University of Central Missouri
University News, awards, student success

Three UCM Students Named Semifinalists for Fulbright Award

Demonstrating the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to providing opportunities for individuals to gain a worldly perspective, three students have been named semifinalists in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards.

May 05, 2021
KC Scholars
student success, University News

New UCM Scholarship for KC Scholars Helps Students Realize Education Dreams

Fulfilling a vision by Kansas City entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Kauffman, KC Scholars is transforming students’ lives through renewable financial assistance/scholarships for college, college savings programs, and support services to help them successfully attain a post-secondary degree or credential.

April 30, 2021
Olivia Waddell and Zachary Racy, 2021 Charno Award Winners
University News, awards, student success

Racy, Waddell Receive Top Honor for UCM Graduating Seniors

Zachary Racy, Riverside, Missouri, and Olivia Waddell, Olathe, Kansas, have been named recipients of Charno Awards, the highest honor presented to University of Central Missouri graduating seniors, and will be honored during spring commencement exercises May 7-9.

April 22, 2021
RISE Puzzle Palettes Project
University News, student success

UCM Students' RISE Puzzle Palettes Project Enhances Autism Awareness

With assistance by University of Central Missouri students, an alley that intersects with Pine Street that has become a colorful jewel in the heart of Warrensburg’s downtown area has a new addition. It is not only bound to attract the attention of passersby, but will remind them of the opportunity to support people affected with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

April 22, 2021
Lu Li Safety Professional of the Year Award 2021
awards, student success, University News

UCM Student Lu Li Receives Safety Professional of the Year Award

Lu Li, a graduate student in the Occupational Safety Management program at the University of Central Missouri, has recently been named as the 2020 recipient of the American Society of Safety Professionals Greater Chicago Chapter Safety Professional of the Year Award.

March 24, 2021
Student Advising Center
student success, University News

Commitment to Student Success Leads to Record Retention at UCM

A commitment to helping students remain on track toward meeting their education goals is showing positive results at the University of Central Missouri, evidenced by fall 2020 census data. Retention of first-time, first- to second-year students, a key quantitative measure of student success, is a record 74.8 percent.

November 17, 2020
UCM UMKC Signing
University News, Opportunity In Action, student success

UCM-UMKC Law School Agreement Creates Faster Path to Professional Career

A collaborative agreement between the University of Central Missouri and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law makes it possible for UCM students to complete a law degree approximately one year faster and at less cost than a traditional pathway.

November 13, 2020
ATMAE Virtual Presentation
student success, University News

Five UCM Graduate Students, Two Faculty Members Collaborate on Presentations at ATMAE Virtual National Conference

The annual conference of the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering Technology (ATMAE) is being conducted virtually and is an opportunity to showcase meaningful research conducted by members of the organization in a variety of academic and professional areas. A grant from UCM’s Office of Graduate Education and Research (GER) helps make UCM student participation possible.

October 26, 2020
Pre-law MOU Signing with UCM and MU
MOU, student success, University News

UCM and MU Agreement Creates Faster Pathway to Law Degree at Less Cost

Students pursuing a career in law now have a pathway to help expedite their career goal thanks to a cooperative agreement between the University of Central Missouri and the University of Missouri School of Law.

September 28, 2020
UCM Sign
CHST, University News, student success

ABET Accredits Six UCM Programs in College of Health, Science and Technology

ABET, an organization that sets the standard worldwide for the accreditation of programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology, has approved accreditation for six university of Central Missouri academic programs. All of these programs are housed in the College of Health, Science and Technology.

September 22, 2020

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