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Graphic Featuring Two Mules
University News, ucm150, homecoming

UCM Plans Record-Setting Attempt for Largest Ridden Parade of Mules

In a year that recognizes many rich traditions, the University of Central Missouri is going the extra mile to celebrate its longtime mascot. When visitors attend the 2021 Homecoming festivities, they can watch UCM attempt to achieve a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the largest ridden parade of mules. An event that annually brings thousands of people to the campus and Warrensburg communities, the Homecoming parade is planned for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23.

October 18, 2021
Ed and Sandra Elliott with Barbara Bush
ucm150, KMOS-TV, University News

KMOS-TV Presents "Mule Tracks: UCM After 150 Years," New Documentary Airs Homecoming Week

In celebration of the 1871 founding of the University of Central Missouri, originally known as State Normal School No. 2, KMOS-TV has produced an in-depth history drawing on official archives, historian interviews, and recollections of current and former university leaders. Narrated by Marion "Woody" Woods (1450 KOKO/98.5 The Bar,) “Mule Tracks: UCM After 150 Years” details significant events in the evolution of the university’s academic structure and the growth of the campus. This program will premiere on KMOS-HD channel 6.1 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19.

October 06, 2021
fire-destroys-old-main
University News, ucm150, Arthur F. McClure II Archives and University Museum

Historic Campus Tour and Ghost Buildings of the Great Fire Returns to UCM

WARRENSBURG, MO (Aug. 25, 2021) – As the University of Central Missouri’s sesquicentennial celebration continues, UCM will once again host the Historic Campus Tour and Ghost Buildings of the Great Fire.

August 25, 2021
Missouri! A Bicentennial Celebration
ucm150, University News, facstaff, KMOS-TV

"Missouri! A Bicentennial Celebration" Documentary Featuring UCM History Professor Jon Taylor Premieres Aug. 12

In celebration of Missouri’s 2021 bicentennial anniversary, KMOS-TV, in partnership with other Public Television Association of Missouri stations, announces the broadcast premiere of “Missouri! A Bicentennial Celebration” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12.

July 14, 2021
UCM 150
University News, events, ucm150

Employees, Students Invited to UCM's 150th Birthday Bash

Rekindling the exciting news that rang through the community 150 years ago this month, students, faculty and staff at the University of Central Missouri are invited to attend UCM's 150th Birthday Bash from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 27.

April 15, 2021
UCM’s 150 Years of Education for Service Honored by Legislators
events, University News, ucm150

UCM's 150 Years of Education for Service Honored by Legislators

Adding a new highlight to the University of Central Missouri’s sesquicentennial celebration, Missouri legislators met with university members and honored UCM’s 150th year with House and Senate resolutions on April 7. A 12-member group that included UCM President Roger Best, members of the Board of Governors, administrative members, and students, represented the university for this special day in Jefferson City.

April 09, 2021
Missouri Bicentennial Quilt
University News, McClure Archives, events, ucm150

Missouri Bicentennial Quilt Coming to McClure Archives and University Museum

As it travels throughout the state in 2021, the Missouri Bicentennial Quilt will make a stop at the McClure Archives and University Museum at the University of Central Missouri. The quilt will be available for public viewing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13-16, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17.

April 09, 2021
Old Main Fire, 1915
events, University News, ucm150

UCM's 150th Year Includes Historic Campus Tour and Ghost Buildings of the Great Fire

Part of the University of Central Missouri’s great history is linked to the many buildings where members of the campus community live, learn and work. As the university continues its sesquicentennial celebration, all who are interested are invited to join in the Historic Campus Tour and Ghost Buildings of the Great Fire program planned for Thursday, March 25.

March 22, 2021
WWI Soldiers with Mule
ucm150, events, JCKL, University News

'Missouri and the Great War' Traveling Exhibit Comes to Warrensburg

Beginning March 1 and running through May 7, Warrensburg residents and University of Central Missouri students will have the opportunity to explore Missouri’s vital role in World War I in a traveling exhibit. Endorsed by the Missouri Bicentennial, the exhibit will feature stories, images, and artifacts from museums, libraries, archives and private collections across the state.

March 05, 2021
We Are UCM Service Event
University News, events, ucm150

"We Are UCM: 150 Years of Service" Celebrates Rich Tradition, Raises Funds, Food Donations to Help Others

“We Are UCM: 150 Years of Service” not only recognized the University of Central Missouri’s long standing tradition of service to others, but it also led to $880 in monetary donations to help Warrensburg Big Brothers Big Sisters and generated 4,000 pounds of food for the Campus Cupboard and the Warrensburg Food Pantry.

February 17, 2021
Old Main Building
events, University News, ucm150

Special Events Help UCM Celebrate 150 Years of Education for Service

With the theme, “150 Years of Education for Service,” the University of Central Missouri’s sesquicentennial is an opportunity to celebrate the institution’s rich heritage of educating students through a number of special events that begin this semester.

January 14, 2021
MuleStrong Banner
University News, ucm150, archives

McClure Archives and University Museum Seeks COVID-19 Impact Submissions

Having an important role in educating the campus community and preserving historical materials that tell the university story, the McClure Archives and University Museum is gathering information about the impact of COVID-19 on the campus and surrounding communities.

April 27, 2020
President Best Inauguration
University News, ucm150, events

UCM Reaches New Milestone with Inauguration of President Best

With the theme “Milestones,” reflecting on the University of Central Missouri’s rich tradition of educating students, Roger Best, Ph.D., was installed as the university’s 16th president during the inauguration ceremony that took place in the Multipurpose Building arena.

April 19, 2019
UCM Sesquicentennial Celebration
ucm150, UCM 150, University News

UCM and State of Missouri Prepare to Celebrate Historic Milestones in 2021

As the state of Missouri approaches a historic milestone, the University of Central Missouri, which has a played a significant role in helping to educate thousands of Missourians, will celebrate its rich heritage and future with its sesquicentennial celebration planned February through December 2021.

February 01, 2019
Graphic Featuring Two Mules
University News, ucm150, homecoming

UCM Plans Record-Setting Attempt for Largest Ridden Parade of Mules

In a year that recognizes many rich traditions, the University of Central Missouri is going the extra mile to celebrate its longtime mascot. When visitors attend the 2021 Homecoming festivities, they can watch UCM attempt to achieve a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the largest ridden parade of mules. An event that annually brings thousands of people to the campus and Warrensburg communities, the Homecoming parade is planned for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23.

October 18, 2021
Ed and Sandra Elliott with Barbara Bush
ucm150, KMOS-TV, University News

KMOS-TV Presents "Mule Tracks: UCM After 150 Years," New Documentary Airs Homecoming Week

In celebration of the 1871 founding of the University of Central Missouri, originally known as State Normal School No. 2, KMOS-TV has produced an in-depth history drawing on official archives, historian interviews, and recollections of current and former university leaders. Narrated by Marion "Woody" Woods (1450 KOKO/98.5 The Bar,) “Mule Tracks: UCM After 150 Years” details significant events in the evolution of the university’s academic structure and the growth of the campus. This program will premiere on KMOS-HD channel 6.1 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19.

October 06, 2021
fire-destroys-old-main
University News, ucm150, Arthur F. McClure II Archives and University Museum

Historic Campus Tour and Ghost Buildings of the Great Fire Returns to UCM

WARRENSBURG, MO (Aug. 25, 2021) – As the University of Central Missouri’s sesquicentennial celebration continues, UCM will once again host the Historic Campus Tour and Ghost Buildings of the Great Fire.

August 25, 2021
Missouri! A Bicentennial Celebration
ucm150, University News, facstaff, KMOS-TV

"Missouri! A Bicentennial Celebration" Documentary Featuring UCM History Professor Jon Taylor Premieres Aug. 12

In celebration of Missouri’s 2021 bicentennial anniversary, KMOS-TV, in partnership with other Public Television Association of Missouri stations, announces the broadcast premiere of “Missouri! A Bicentennial Celebration” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12.

July 14, 2021
UCM 150
University News, events, ucm150

Employees, Students Invited to UCM's 150th Birthday Bash

Rekindling the exciting news that rang through the community 150 years ago this month, students, faculty and staff at the University of Central Missouri are invited to attend UCM's 150th Birthday Bash from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 27.

April 15, 2021
UCM’s 150 Years of Education for Service Honored by Legislators
events, University News, ucm150

UCM's 150 Years of Education for Service Honored by Legislators

Adding a new highlight to the University of Central Missouri’s sesquicentennial celebration, Missouri legislators met with university members and honored UCM’s 150th year with House and Senate resolutions on April 7. A 12-member group that included UCM President Roger Best, members of the Board of Governors, administrative members, and students, represented the university for this special day in Jefferson City.

April 09, 2021
Missouri Bicentennial Quilt
University News, McClure Archives, events, ucm150

Missouri Bicentennial Quilt Coming to McClure Archives and University Museum

As it travels throughout the state in 2021, the Missouri Bicentennial Quilt will make a stop at the McClure Archives and University Museum at the University of Central Missouri. The quilt will be available for public viewing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13-16, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17.

April 09, 2021
Old Main Fire, 1915
events, University News, ucm150

UCM's 150th Year Includes Historic Campus Tour and Ghost Buildings of the Great Fire

Part of the University of Central Missouri’s great history is linked to the many buildings where members of the campus community live, learn and work. As the university continues its sesquicentennial celebration, all who are interested are invited to join in the Historic Campus Tour and Ghost Buildings of the Great Fire program planned for Thursday, March 25.

March 22, 2021
WWI Soldiers with Mule
ucm150, events, JCKL, University News

'Missouri and the Great War' Traveling Exhibit Comes to Warrensburg

Beginning March 1 and running through May 7, Warrensburg residents and University of Central Missouri students will have the opportunity to explore Missouri’s vital role in World War I in a traveling exhibit. Endorsed by the Missouri Bicentennial, the exhibit will feature stories, images, and artifacts from museums, libraries, archives and private collections across the state.

March 05, 2021
We Are UCM Service Event
University News, events, ucm150

"We Are UCM: 150 Years of Service" Celebrates Rich Tradition, Raises Funds, Food Donations to Help Others

“We Are UCM: 150 Years of Service” not only recognized the University of Central Missouri’s long standing tradition of service to others, but it also led to $880 in monetary donations to help Warrensburg Big Brothers Big Sisters and generated 4,000 pounds of food for the Campus Cupboard and the Warrensburg Food Pantry.

February 17, 2021
Old Main Building
events, University News, ucm150

Special Events Help UCM Celebrate 150 Years of Education for Service

With the theme, “150 Years of Education for Service,” the University of Central Missouri’s sesquicentennial is an opportunity to celebrate the institution’s rich heritage of educating students through a number of special events that begin this semester.

January 14, 2021
MuleStrong Banner
University News, ucm150, archives

McClure Archives and University Museum Seeks COVID-19 Impact Submissions

Having an important role in educating the campus community and preserving historical materials that tell the university story, the McClure Archives and University Museum is gathering information about the impact of COVID-19 on the campus and surrounding communities.

April 27, 2020
President Best Inauguration
University News, ucm150, events

UCM Reaches New Milestone with Inauguration of President Best

With the theme “Milestones,” reflecting on the University of Central Missouri’s rich tradition of educating students, Roger Best, Ph.D., was installed as the university’s 16th president during the inauguration ceremony that took place in the Multipurpose Building arena.

April 19, 2019
UCM Sesquicentennial Celebration
ucm150, UCM 150, University News

UCM and State of Missouri Prepare to Celebrate Historic Milestones in 2021

As the state of Missouri approaches a historic milestone, the University of Central Missouri, which has a played a significant role in helping to educate thousands of Missourians, will celebrate its rich heritage and future with its sesquicentennial celebration planned February through December 2021.

February 01, 2019

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