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Vinyl Wraps Allow Shuttle Service to Double as Mobile Message Provider

Motorists traveling between Warrensburg and Lee’s Summit are getting a lot of exposure to the University of Central Missouri, with UCM finding a creative way to take the Learning to a Greater Degree message into the streets and highways of west central Missouri .

January 26, 2016
University News, Marla J. Selvidge

Professor Emerita Marla J. Selvidge Publishes Two Books

“Women Nobel Peace Prize Winners” by Anita Price Davis, Charles A. Dana Professor of Education Emerita at Converse College, Spartanburg, S.C, and Marla J. Selvidge, Ph.D., professor emerita of religious studies at UCM, was published by McFarland Press in December, 2015. It chronicles the lives and accomplishments of all of the female Nobel Peace Prize Winners from 1905-2014. Author and educator, Regina Birchem, wrote the Forward.

January 26, 2016
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UCM Professor Finds Record 22 Million Digit Mersenne Prime Number

A University of Central Missouri professor who has been involved in a 20-year-long continuous research project with a global network of individuals using computer processors, has discovered the world’s largest known prime number. It was found on a computer at UCM - Lee’s Summit.

January 21, 2016
Award Recipients
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UCM Alumna Cynthia Johnson Brings Message of Hope to MLK Celebration

Cynthia Johnson brought her message home Tuesday evening as the keynote speaker for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Scholarship Dinner in the Elliott Union ballroom. The event is the highlight of the university’s annual celebration of the legacy of Dr. King.

January 21, 2016
MLK award
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Local Foundation, Student Recognized with MLK Community Service Awards

The University of Central Missouri and the Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of Commerce recognized the Todd Hamann Memorial Foundation and Chilhowee High School Senior Daphanie Parks with the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Community Services Awards at the monthly Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday, Jan. 13.

January 15, 2016
Wee Trio
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Performing Arts Series Presents The Wee Trio in Concert

The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri presents The Wee Trio In Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in Hart Recital Hall. The presentation is part of the PAS Guest Artist Series.

January 15, 2016
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Workshop Assists Service Members, Veterans, Reservists and Their Spouses

Return With Purpose, a free workshop that will help military personnel and veterans identify barriers in order to make a smooth transition from active duty to civilian life, is planned for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the University of Central Missouri. Registration is now being accepted for the one-day session, which takes place in Room 235 of the Elliott Student Union.

January 14, 2016
Cynthia Johnson
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UCM Alumna Cynthia Johnson Named Keynote Speaker for 2016 UCM Freedom Scholarship Dinner

Kansas City educator and nationally recognized speaker and consultant Cynthia “Mama J” Johnson will be the keynote speaker for the University of Central Missouri’s annual Freedom Scholarship Dinner, planned for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in the Elliott Student Union ballroom. The event is the highlight of the university’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, “Equality and Education Still Matter.”

January 13, 2016
Redman suit
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UCM Alumni Foundation Funds New RedMan Suit for Police Academy

The Central Missouri Policy Academy at the University of Central Missouri obtained critical new equipment this semester for safer student training of defensive tactics. A UCM Alumni Foundation Opportunity Grant funded the purchase of a full instructor’s RedMan Suit and 24 padded training batons. Unrestricted gifts from donors made the grant possible.

January 12, 2016
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MLK 2016 Praise and Worship Service Planned for Jan. 18

The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri and the Warrensburg Ministerial Association will host the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Praise and Worship Service at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Alumni Memorial Chapel on the UCM campus.

January 07, 2016
Mary Long
University News, Mary Long, University of Central Missouri Board of Governors

Long Reappointed to Governing Board for One Year

The Office of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon this week announced the reappointment of Mary Long, Kansas City, to the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors. Pending confirmation of the appointment by the Missouri Senate, Long will serve on the board through Jan. 1, 2017.

January 06, 2016
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State of the State Address, University News, President Barack Obama, KMOS-TV, State of the Union Address, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

KMOS-TV to Broadcast State of the State, State of the Union Addresses

KMOS-TV, the University of Central Missouri’s public broadcasting station, will air President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12. Coverage of the address will be provided by the PBS NewsHour team.

January 06, 2016
Kevin Rome
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Lincoln University President Rome Speaker for Faculty/Staff Learning Day

An education leader with vast experience in student engagement and success, Kevin Rome, president of Lincoln University, will be the keynote speaker for the first faculty and staff Learning Day at the University of Central Missouri Friday, Jan. 8. More than 640 people are registered for the luncheon and keynote address, which will take place from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building.

January 05, 2016
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UCM Responds to Need With New Master's Degree, Minor in Cybersecurity

To meet a growing need for well-trained professionals who can help secure the nation’s cyberspace from intruders and attackers, the University of Central Missouri continues to create new educational programs in cybersecurity. The latest additions to the university’s growing number of educational opportunities to prepare Missouri’s 21st century technical workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields of national interest were approved by the Board of Governors when it met on campus Dec. 11.

January 05, 2016
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University News, awards

UCM Named a Top School in Military Advanced Education and Transition Guide

With a strong commitment to the men and women who serve this country, Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) has awarded the University of Central Missouri the designation of a Top School in its 2016 MAE&T Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education.

December 19, 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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