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Work Begins on Renovation of UCM's W.C. Morris Science Building

Work has begun on the $18.4 million renovation of the W. C. Morris Science Building at the University of Central Missouri, a project that will provide state-of-the-art facilities for future generations of students studying the sciences, mathematics and computer science at the university.

June 16, 2016
Orlando Tragedy, University News, vigil

UCM Hosts Vigil Bringing Community Together in Wake of Orlando Tragedy

An afternoon vigil to provide a place for the Warrensburg and University of Central Missouri communities to stand as one in support of the LGBTQ community following the recent tragedy in Orlando, Fla., will be hosted by UCM Wednesday, June 15 in Elliott Student Union 237A-B. The event begins at 4:30 p.m., and all interested individuals are invited to attend.

June 13, 2016
Boys State, University News

UCM Hosts 77th Annual Missouri Boys State June 18-25

The University of Central Missouri will host the 77th annual session of the American Legion Missouri Boys State June 18-25 on the Warrensburg campus.

June 13, 2016
hendricks hall, University News, renovation

Support for Hendricks Hall Renovation Project Gains Momentum

Dedicated in 1923, Hendricks Hall, the historic auditorium on the campus of the University of Central Missouri, has served the campus and community with timeless architecture and design features that make it unique. In an effort to preserve the historic aspects of the auditorium while creating a state-of-the-art performance venue for UCM, Warrensburg and the surrounding area, The Hendricks Hall Renovation Project remains a priority as fundraising gains momentum.

June 07, 2016
Central Missouri Repertory, University News, Once in the Time of the Rainbow Crow, Children's Play

Central Missouri Repertory to Present Original Children's Play

The Central Missouri Repertory Theatre at the University of Central Missouri will present the world premiere of the children's play "Once in the Time of the Rainbow Crow" by Claudia I. Haas this summer at locations throughout west-central central Missouri during June.The performance is under the direction of John Wilson, professor of theatre and chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance.

June 06, 2016
SensED IoT, “Internet of Things”, Mozilla’s Gigabit Community Fund, SensED pilot development, University News, KC Social Innovation Center, workshop

UCM Lee's Summit, KC Social Innovation Center Bring IoT Workshop to KC Area Teachers

The University of Central Missouri and the KC Social Innovation Center are working together to bring an “Internet of Things” workshop to area teachers to continue SensED pilot development of IoT curriculum and solutions through funding awarded by Mozilla’s Gigabit Community Fund.

June 03, 2016
University News, Luis Córdoba, Overcome Prejudices, Learning Day

Córdoba to Outline How to Overcome Prejudices as Learning Day Speaker June 15

Luis Córdoba, a member of the Superintendent’s senior cabinet as the Executive Director of Student Intervention Programs for the Kansas City Public Schools, will bring his powerful message of the importance of helping people of all ages overcome prejudices and stereotypes as the keynote speaker for the UCM Learning Day June 15.

June 03, 2016
Standard & Poor’s Global ratings, Missouri Health & Educational Authority’s bonds, University News

S&P's 'A+' Bond Rating Reflects UCM's Strong Credit Fundamentals

A positive indication of the University of Central Missouri’s financial stability and ability to manage credit came in May as Standard & Poor’s Global ratings announced it has revised UCM’s rating on Missouri Health & Educational Authority’s bonds from "A" to “A+." This applies to the security for the series 2012A revenue bonds, which were issued to refinance the University Housing system energy savings project and library facility construction; series 2013B-2 bonds issued for improvements at Audrey J. Walton Stadium at Vernon Kennedy Field; and series 2013C-2 educational facilities revenue bonds to help construct The Crossing–South at Holden student housing-retail project.

May 31, 2016
Keth Memorial Golf Course, ribbon cutting, University News, Mules National Golf Club

Ceremonial Wishes for Good Luck Help Usher in New Era for UCM Golf Facility

Like a horseshoe, if a muleshoe can bring good luck, there is a great future ahead for golfers who play at Keth Memorial Golf Course, part of the University of Central Missouri’s newly branded Mules National Golf Club.

May 27, 2016
University News, Improvements, Humphreys Building

Funding for Humphreys Building Improvements Authorized by Board

In a meeting that included updates, discussion and action regarding campus improvement projects, the University of Central Missouri’s Board of Governors authorized spending up to $2.95 million, including a 15 percent contingency, on a renovation and environmental project in the Humphreys Building.

May 26, 2016
Major John T. Schwent, University News, UCM Alumni Chapel, pre-Memorial Day Ceremony, Camp Valor Outdoors

Marine Major Urges Audience to Remember Veterans in Preserving Peace

Quoting a passage from former President Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address, a retired Marine veteran, Major John T. Schwent, said words spoken in 1865 are still relevant today when considering the important role military personnel play in preserving peace.

May 25, 2016
University News, Heart Walk

Walkers, Team Captains, Business Participants Sought for 2016 Heart Walk

Almost everyone has a story to tell about a friend or family member who has battled cardiovascular disease or stroke, the nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 leading causes of death. Through the 2016 Johnson County Heart Walk, Saturday, Oct. 1, individuals, families, businesses and organizations have an opportunity to join in the fight against these serious health issues while participating in a fun, family-friendly environment at the University of Central Missouri.

May 24, 2016
University News, ninth-ranked Mules, NCAA-II World Series, 2016 Central Region championship, Arkansas-Monticello

Mules Baseball Claims 17th Regional Crown with 7-4 Win over Arkansas-Monticello

The ninth-ranked Mules captured the 2016 Central Region championship with a 7-4 win over Arkansas-Monticello on Monday afternoon at Joe Faber Field. It is the 17th regional crown in program history and the Mules advance to next week's NCAA-II World Series in Cary, North Carolina for the first time since 2011.

May 23, 2016
ACE International Student Convention, University News

Housing, Food, Staff Make UCM Attractive Site for ACE International Student Convention

Citing factors that include excellent accommodations and great staff service, Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) has selected the University of Central Missouri as the site for its 2016 International Student Convention (ISC). The event takes place Saturday through Thursday, May 21-26, and will bring more than 2,100 students ages 13-19 from 26 different countries to UCM for a week of fun, educational and competitive activities.

May 18, 2016
collegehealth, commencement, studentsuccess, MIC, 2016 Spring Commencement Exercises, University News, collegeeducation, Missouri innovation campus

Trailblazing MIC Students Complete Four-year Degrees from UCM

In a weekend that brought thousands of people to the University of Central Missouri, 11 students who helped trailblaze a new nationally recognized pathway to higher education were part of the record-breaking 2016 Spring Commencement Exercises.

May 09, 2016
Chris Lang
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Freshman Orientation Registration is Easy With This Video Tutorial

Follow along as Chris Lang, Assistant Director of New Student Programs at UCM, walks you through the orientation registration process.

March 01, 2018
New Year's Resolutions
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5 New Year's Resolutions that UCM Makes Easy

As you return from the holiday break feeling refreshed and ready to take on a new semester, it’s good to have goals for what you’d like to accomplish. New Year’s resolutions can be hard to stick to, but here are a few that we can help you accomplish.

January 03, 2018
Winter Break
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10 Things To Do Over College Winter Break

You’ve worked hard all semester. You’ve turned in your last assignment and taken your last final. It’s finally here: winter break. You’re stress-free and feeling relaxed, except now you’re...bored!? Well, before your mom starts handing you chores to do, here are a few ideas to keep you entertained:

December 22, 2017

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