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University News, Fac/Staff, Safety Sciences

National Safety Leaders Honor Popov with Prevention through Design Award

Dr. Georgi Popov, a university of Central Missouri faculty member who has distinguished himself as a professional leader in the reduction of workplace risks, this month was honored by three national organizations dedicated to safety. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) and the National Safety Council (NSC) partnered in the presentation of the second annual Prevention through Design (PtD) Award to Popov.

October 21, 2022
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Department of Music, Student Experience and Engagement, University News

Native American Dancer, Inspirational Entertainer Supaman Brings One-of-a-Kind Performance to UCM Stage Nov. 8

Supaman, a performing artist who inspires others by merging into his live concerts Native American culture with comedy, dance and his unique blend of hip-hop music, will perform at the University of Central Missouri on Tuesday, Nov. 8. He takes the stage for this free, public event at 7:30 p.m. in Elliott Student Union 240, as part of the Ninth Annual Trading Moon Native American Arts Festival.

October 18, 2022
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homecoming, University News

UCM 2022 Homecoming Provides Opportunity for Groups to Collaborate in Competitions, Help Save Lives

While Mules football fans watched their favorite team capture a victory Saturday, Oct. 15, the 2022 Homecoming celebration at the University of Central Missouri had winners of many different kinds with contests and special events that took place on campus throughout the week. The university’s Office of Student Activities released this year’s competition results, many of them announced during the football game.

October 18, 2022
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Department of Music, University News

UCM Distinguished Music Alumnus Returns for 'Victory Vertical Pianos' Musical Presentation

The University of Central Missouri School of Visual and Performing Arts is hosting a public musical presentation about the World War II-era “Victory Vertical Piano” program by 2010 UCM Distinguished Music Alumnus Dr. Garik Pedersen at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 in Hart Recital Hall, located in the Utt Music Building. The public is invited to attend this free event co-sponsored by the UCM Department of Music and the UCM Speaker Series.

October 17, 2022
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CIS, University News, Missouri innovation campus

CIS Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for New UCM-Aureus AI and Analytics Lab at Missouri Innovation Campus

WARRENSBURG, MO -- The University of Central Missouri's Computer Information Systems (CIS) program in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies on Friday, Oct. 21 will celebrate its 52nd anniversary from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new UCM-Aureus Artificial Intelligence Lab, located at the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee's Summit. Members of the campus community and the public are invited to attend the event. University President Roger Best will conduct the ribbon cutting at 2 p.m., and there will be remarks by Abhishek Pakhira, chief operating officer at Aureus Tech Systems.

October 17, 2022
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Governmental Relations, University News

Leadership Missouri Makes UCM a Stop During Recent Warrensburg Tour

A class of 35 individuals who are involved with the Leadership Missouri program visited the University of Central Missouri on Wednesday, Oct. 12, as part of a seven-month-long professional development and learning opportunity sponsored by the Missouri Chamber Foundation.

October 14, 2022
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Career and Life Design Center, University News, Office of Technology

UCM Career and Life Design Center Building on Opportunities to Contribute to Successful Student Experience

Adopting a new name that better identifies its role in preparing students to succeed, the University of Central Missouri’s Career Services Center recently became the UCM Career and Life Design Center.

October 13, 2022
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homecoming, University News, Distinguished Alumni

Six Individuals Will Be Honored This Weekend as Distinguished Alumni

Along with traditional events such as a parade and football game, the University of Central Missouri’s 2022 Homecoming celebration will also be an opportunity to recognize six individuals whose professional achievements and volunteer service earned them recognition as UCM Distinguished Alumni. This is the highest form of recognition given to alumni at an annual ceremony sponsored by the UCM Alumni Foundation.

October 11, 2022
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University News, SGA, Inclusivity

Celebration of UCM Inclusivity Day Launches Beginning of Annual Observance

University of Central Missouri President Roger Best this week encouraged faculty, staff and students to appreciate the differences each individual brings to the campus community because it contributes to the institution’s strength. His remarks were made to a gathering at the quadrangle celebrating the first UCM Inclusivity Day, an event that coincided with a national observance.

October 11, 2022
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Diversity, Inclusion, University News, SGA

'UCM Inclusivity Day' Oct. 10 Coincides with Worldwide Observance Celebrating Differences

Coinciding with “World Inclusion Day” on Monday, Oct. 10, the University of Central Missouri is hosting its own festivities thanks to a Student Government Association (SGA) referendum that was approved this semester by University President Roger Best. The first “UCM Inclusivity Day,” sponsored by the SGA, is planned for noon to 3 p.m. Monday at the quadrangle.

October 06, 2022
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University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

'Stop Kiss' Production Oct. 6-9 Offers Pay-What-You-Can Sunday Matinee, Oct. 9; ASL Interpreter, Oct. 7

University of Central Missouri (UCM) Theatre and Dance presents the play “Stop Kiss” by Diana Son in the Nickerson Black Box Theatre Oct. 6- 9. “Stop Kiss” is the opening play of UCM Theatre and Dance’s 2022-2023 Mainstage Season, which is themed “HERstory,” providing presentations dedicated to women and their stories.

October 03, 2022
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UCM Music, University News

UCM Music Presents Saxophone Artist Concert by Athanasios Zervas Oct. 6

Enjoy an evening of entertainment at the University of Central Missouri this week as UCM Music presents a saxophone concert by guest artist Athanasios Zervas at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 in the Hart Recital Hall.

October 03, 2022
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University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

UCM Theatre and Dance Members Recognized During STAM Conference

More than 50 faculty members, students, emeriti and alumni from the University of Central Missouri Division of Theatre and Dance attended the annual Speech and Theatre of Association of Missouri (STAM) conference Sept. 22-24 at the Lake of the Ozarks. In addition to presenting workshops and participating in recruitment events, UCM members were honored in multiple areas of speech and theatre, including Hall of Fame recognition, during the event which continues to showcase the strength of UCM programs and their great impact on speech and theatre education in Missouri.

September 30, 2022
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elliott student union, University News, Court of Appeals

Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District Convenes at UCM on Oct. 12

An opportunity for students and other interested individuals to see the judicial process in action, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, will convene at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg on Oct. 12. The oral arguments will be held in the ballroom of the Elliott Student Union.

September 28, 2022
UCM Theatre 22-23 Season
events, Department of Theatre and Dance, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Offers 2022-2023 Season Tickets for HERstory, a Season of Productions Celebrating Women

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the availability of at 2022-2023 season tickets through Oct. 8. The theme for this season is HERstory; with UCM Theatre and Dance proudly productions that celebrate women, their experiences, and their stories.

September 28, 2022
Dr. Best Instagram Story
ucmblog

Dr. Best Answers Your Questions via Instagram During #UCMKnowsBest Q&A

On Aug. 17, 2018, University of Central Missouri Interim President Dr. Roger Best answered questions from the campus community via Twitter and Instagram. Watch him respond to questions from our Q&A.

August 20, 2018
Handshake
ucmblog

5 Reasons Every Mule and Jennie Should Be Using Handshake

UCM’s Career Services office automatically provides all current students & alumni with Handshake, giving you the advantage over similar network-driven career websites. Here are the top 5 reasons you should be checking out Handshake regularly.

August 07, 2018
UCM Mule Statue
ucmblog

Top 10 Locations to Take Graduation Photos at UCM

The school year is nearing its end, and it's almost time for what you've been working toward: graduation. Before you say your goodbyes, you might want to take a few pictures to commemorate your time at UCM. There are a lot of beautiful backdrops on campus, and we've compiled a list for you of the top 10 places to take graduation photos on campus. So grab your cap and gown and let's go!

April 24, 2018
Chris Lang
ucmblog

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
ucmblog

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
ucmblog

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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