President Best Inauguration 2019
University News, scholarships, Foundation

Presidential Endowed Scholarship Seeks Funds to Support Incoming Freshmen

To celebrate the inauguration of President Roger Best and support his focus on impacting students’ lives, the UCM Alumni Foundation has established the University of Central Missouri’s first-ever Presidential Endowed Scholarship.

July 15, 2019
President's Lawn Concert 2018
University News, events

UCM Invites Community to President's Lawn Concert, Ice Cream Social

Enjoy a fun and relaxing summer evening outdoors at the University of Central Missouri’s annual President’s Lawn Concert on Monday, July 29.

July 11, 2019
Rene Burress and Matt King
awards, University News, facstaff

Burress, King Recognized by American Library Association During National Conference

Rene Burress, a University of Central Missouri faculty member, and Matthew (Matt) King, a graduate student at UCM, were honored by the oldest library association in the world, the American Library Association, during the group’s 2019 national conference, June 20-25 in Washington, D.C.

July 01, 2019
Elliott Student Union
events, University News

Children Invited to Beat Summer Heat Through ESU's Indoor Bounce House Jamboree

Area children are invited to take a break from the summer heat by participating in the Indoor Bounce House Jamboree 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, in the ballroom of the Elliott Student Union.

July 01, 2019
University of Central Missouri
graduate studies, awards, University News Ranks UCM Programs in Library Science, Secondary Education Among Nation's Best

Demonstrating the quality of University of Central Missouri’s academic programs, both the Master of Science in Library Science and Information Services and the Master of Arts in Teaching online degree programs are named among the nation’s top programs in two separate rankings conducted by

June 27, 2019
TRIO Student at Computer
student success, University News

UCM Awarded Increase in TRIO Support for Final Year of Five-year Grant

The University of Central Missouri has received a 5 percent increase in federal grant funding for TRIO-Student Support Services programs at UCM in 2019-2020.

June 26, 2019
University of Central Missouri
University News

Board Action Items Include FY 2021 Operating and Capital Appropriations Requests

Approval to submit requests for Fiscal Year 2021 state operating appropriations and for capital appropriations were among items approved by the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors when it met in plenary session June 21.

June 26, 2019
UCM Nursing Student
awards, University News, UCM-LS, collegehealth, MIC

UCM School of Nursing Ranked Among Top 5 Nursing Schools in Missouri by

The University of Central Missouri’s School of Nursing was recently ranked among the top 5 nursing schools in Missouri by, a leading online information source for current and prospective nursing students.

June 24, 2019
Missouri Girls State at UCM
University News, events

Missouri Girls State Brings Young Women to UCM for Weeklong Leadership Event

High school girls from across the state will converge on the University of Central Missouri campus the week of Sunday, June 23 to participate in American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Missouri Girls State.

June 21, 2019
Linda Harris Receives Foster-Inglish Award
University News, facstaff, awards

IMC Designer Linda Harris, LaMonte, Honored with Foster-Inglish PR Award

Linda Harris, a staff member described as someone who “truly exemplifies service to the University of Central Missouri, the Integrated Marketing and Communications (IMC) office and to students,” has received the 2019 Foster/Inglish Award for Outstanding Achievement and Service in Public Relations.

June 20, 2019
Mules National Golf Club
events, University News, college of education

Registration Open for College of Education Centennial Year Golf Tournament

Faculty, staff, students, education alumni and anyone whose life has been impacted by a teacher is invited to a fun and engaging golf tournament hosted by the University of Central Missouri’s College of Education Friday, July 26 at Mules National Golf Club.

June 20, 2019
Tim Lowry
University News, facstaff, cmpa

Longtime Local Law Enforcement Professional Shares Knowledge as CMPA's New Director

The University of Central Missouri and the Missouri Safety Center have announced the appointment of Tim Lowry as the new director of the Central Missouri Police Academy on the UCM campus.

June 17, 2019
Camp Shakespeare
MIC, University News, events, UCM-LS

UCM Lee's Summit to Host Camp Shakespeare in Cooperation with Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

The educational camp is one of several offered throughout the KC metro area.

June 17, 2019
Eva Carpenter Williamson
University News, awards, alumni

UCM Graduate Named Teacher of the Year at Hickman Mills School District

Eva Carpenter Williamson is being praised for inspiring her students and fellow teachers.

June 17, 2019
UCM Construction Management Students
University News, awards

UCM Construction Management Program Ranked 10th in Nation by Best Value Schools

Best Value Schools recently released rankings naming UCM 10th on a list of 50 Best Value Schools for Construction Management in 2019.

June 12, 2019
Chris Lang

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

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

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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