studentsuccess, University News

Record Number of Graduate Students Participating 2015 Fall Commencement

The Warrensburg community will experience a significant increase in community visitors this weekend as the University of Central Missouri hosts its annual fall commencement exercises in the Multipurpose Building.

December 08, 2015
University News, facstaff, awards

Lewandowski Receives Third Prestigious Fulbright Award

While a University of Central Missouri administrator prepares to serve an overseas appointment made possible through a prestigious Fulbright grant, UCM is making plans to temporarily fill his on-campus duties with help from a nine-year faculty member who has a diverse background of service to the university.

November 30, 2015
University News, facstaff

Former Texas Educator Assumes Lead Role at UCM-Lee's Summit

Lisa London, a resident of Fairway, Kan., who has more than 13 years of success in educational program development and university administration in Texas, has been named Director of UCM-Lee’s Summit, the University of Central Missouri’s extended campus facility serving the Kansas City metropolitan area. She begins her duties Nov. 30.

November 30, 2015
University News, facstaff, awards

National Prevention Award Recognizes UCM, Whiteman, Community Partnership

One of only four programs in the nation to be recognized, Community Culture of Responsible Choices, a coalition which includes representation from the University of Central Missouri, Whiteman Air Force Base, and Johnson County communities, has received a 2015 National Exemplary Award for Innovative Substance Abuse Prevention Programs, Practices, and Policies.

November 20, 2015
University News

UCM's THRIVE Program Hosts Visitors from Russia

The University of Central Missouri’s THRIVE program recently hosted a group from Russia who visited the campus to learn more about the UCM program that provides a two-year, residential college experience for intellectually challenged young adults.

November 18, 2015
awards, University News

UCM Claims Top Award at Annual State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition

A team of two marketing students from the University of Central Missouri claimed the top award in the 2015 State Farm® Marketing and Sales Competition Friday, Nov. 13, at UCM.

November 18, 2015
University News, facstaff

Lumina Foundation Invites Ambrose to Serve as Panelist at National Convening

The Lumina Foundation, a not-for-profit organization committed to increasing the number of United States citizens who have college degrees, has invited Charles Ambrose, president of the University of Central Missouri, to serve as a speaker/panelist at the organization’s upcoming convening, Wednesday-Thursday, Nov. 18-19 in Indianapolis, Ind.

November 17, 2015
University News

Students Have Opportunity to Participate in Title IX Campus Climate Survey

As a proactive step to gain valuable feedback to aid in developing programs and services to protect, educate, and support students , the University of Central Missouri will administer the online Title IX Campus Climate Survey, Nov. 16 to Dec. 4.

November 13, 2015
University News, awards

UCM Talking Mules Claim Swing Championship at Tulsa Tournament

The University of Central Missouri Talking Mules speech and debate team emerged as the Overall Swing Champions at the Green Country Swing hosted by Tulsa Community College Nov. 7.

November 12, 2015
University News, awards

Six Students Awarded UCM's First Generation Study Abroad Scholarships

Asked to write an essay about what study abroad means to her, University of Central Missouri sophomore from Liberty, Sydnee M. Kimmel, describes the benefits of learning more about other people and cultures, but she also points out, “I have the heart of an explorer and I need to put it to good use.”

November 10, 2015
University News, events

UCM Performing Arts Series Presents Collaborative Concert with the Kansas City Symphony

The Performing Arts Series and the Department of Music at the University of Central Missouri will present a world premiere performance of Soldier’s Tale/Devil’s Tale at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16 in Hart Recital Hall.

November 09, 2015
University News, awards

Victory Media Recognizes UCM as a Top Military Friendly® School

A strong commitment to the men and women who serve this country has earned the University of Central Missouri distinction as a 2016 Military Friendly® School. While achieving this designation, UCM also became the only Missouri institution to earn special recognition as both a Top 25 Public Military Friendly® School and a Top 25 Online Military Friendly® School.

November 09, 2015
University News, events

TRANSFORUM 2015 Increases Awareness, Affirmation for Transgender Population

Taking place a day prior to the National Transgender Day of Remembrance, the University of Central Missouri will host the informational event, “TRANSFORUM 2015,” as well as a special performance by Rebecca King as a way to answer questions, raise awareness, and provide affirmation for those who lead transgender lives.

November 09, 2015
University News, events

UCM Hosts Veterans Day Activities, Joins in Community Observance

While the University of Central Missouri’s Office of Military and Veteran Services works with local veterans organizations to help plan for Veterans Day Nov. 11 in the Warrensburg community, two special activities also will take place on campus to honor university veterans and others who have served their country.

November 06, 2015
University News

UCM and The MIC Part of National Summit on Disruptive Innovation in Higher Ed

The Missouri Innovation Campus becomes part of the national dialogue on STEM education when representatives of the University of Central Missouri, The MIC, and Missouri Senator David Pearce participate in the Disruptive Innovation in Higher Education National Summit.

November 05, 2015
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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