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Chris McChesney
MIC, University News, events, UCM-LS

UCM Lee's Summit to Co-Host FranklinCovey Workshop on July 31

The event will feature Wall Street Journal No. 1 best-selling author Chris McChesney.

June 11, 2019
Veterans Upward Bound
veterans, University News

Veterans Upward Bound Extends Educational Reach to Inmates Who Served the Nation

The opening of a new veterans wing at Tipton Correctional Center has created an opportunity for the Veterans Upward Bound program at the University of Central Missouri to extend services to a group of former military members who face unique challenges in pursuit of postsecondary education.

June 10, 2019
Criminal Justice Class
MIC, University News, UCM-LS

UCM's Criminal Justice Courses Expanding to Lee's Summit Campus Next Fall

Students in the master’s degree program will have the option to take video conference courses at the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee's Summit.

June 05, 2019
American Legion Boys State of Missouri
University News, events

Missouri Boys State Announces Guest Speakers Lineup

American Legion Boys State of Missouri continues a longstanding tradition as one of America’s foremost leadership programs with opportunities for high school youth to hear from an array of well-known guest speakers when the 2019 session convenes at the University of Central Missouri June 15-22.

June 05, 2019
James “Jack” Horner
University News, facstaff

UCM's 11th President, James Horner Passes Away in St. Louis

James “Jack” Horner, the 11th president of Central Missouri State University, now University of Central Missouri, passed away May 26, 2019, in St. Louis.

June 05, 2019
VR Experience
MIC, University News, UCM-LS

UCM Lee's Summit and Urban TEC Host Brothers In Technology Conference

Approximately 110 high school boys attended the event, designed to bridge the digital literacy divide.

June 04, 2019
Capism Global Graphic
collegebusiness, studentsuccess, University News, awards

UCM Business Majors Benchmark Fourth in Worldwide Capsim Simulation Experience

A team of six University of Central Missouri students achieved a benchmark ranking of fourth in the Stock Price category among 2,288 teams participating in the Capsim Global Simulation.

May 30, 2019
Michelle Taylor
University News, facstaff, awards

Taylor Honored with J.P. Mees Award During Annual Staff Appreciation Breakfast

With nomination documents citing characteristics that reflect her dedication and commitment to her job; a deeply rooted philosophy of helping her peers to be their best; and a positive attitude, Michelle Taylor has received the 2019 J. P. Mees Award.

May 24, 2019
James C. Kirkpatrick Library
grants, University News, awards

James C. Kirkpatrick Library Awarded Digitization Grant

The University of Central Missouri’s James C. Kirkpatrick Library, in collaboration with Trails Regional Library, has been awarded a Library Services and Technology Act grant in the amount of $26,246 from the Missouri State Library.

May 23, 2019
Kristie Brinkley Staff Award
University News, facstaff, awards

Brinkley Honored as UCM's 2019 Outstanding Staff Award Recipient

Having a reputation for outstanding service to others and tremendous compassion for students, Kristie Brinkley, assistant director for Volunteer Services at the University of Central Missouri, has been honored with the 2019 Outstanding Staff Award.

May 22, 2019
Business Meeting
MIC, University News, UCM-LS

UCM Expands Options for Students Seeking Bachelor's Degree in Areas of Marketing and Computer Information Systems

Beginning in fall 2019, students seeking a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration with a concentration in computer information systems or marketing will have even more choices.

May 20, 2019
Phillip B. Bridgmon, Ph.D.
University News, facstaff

Experienced Education Leader from ATU Appointed UCM's New Provost, VP for Academic Affairs

An experienced and collaborative leader and strategic thinker from Russellville, Arkansas, Phillip B. Bridgmon, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Central Missouri.

May 16, 2019
Margaret Brennan
University News, awards, events

CBS News' Margaret Brennan Accepts Missouri Boys State Lehr Chair June 17

A premier citizenship and leadership program hosted annually by the University of Central Missouri, the American Legion Boys State of Missouri has announced it will bestow the 2019 Lehr Memorial Chair to nationally known journalist Margaret Brennan.

May 14, 2019
Gail M. Staines and Mo the Mule
University News, facstaff

New Book Published by UCM Librarian Gail M. Staines

Gail M. Staines, Ph.D., university librarian of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library at the University of Central Missouri, has had the third edition of “Social Sciences Research: Research, Writing and Presentation Strategies for Students” published by Scarecrow Press (2019).

May 13, 2019
Lego Robotics
University News

From Robotics to Mini Mixers to Broadway Basics, Summer Jr. Mule Experience Returns to UCM

For the second consecutive year, Warrensburg area youth have an opportunity to participate in the c, providing a number of special fun and educational programs at the University of Central Missouri geared specifically to students currently in grades one through five during the 2018-2019 school year.

May 13, 2019
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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