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UCM Talking Mules Win Lincoln Douglas Division in Season Opener

The University of Central Missouri Talking Mules speech and debate team traveled to the Debates on a Plain Speech and Debate Tournament, at Hutchinson County Community College, Hutchinson, Kan., Sept. 26-27 to open the 2015-16 tournament season for the Talking Mules.

September 29, 2015
University News, events

Walkers Converge on UCM Saturday, Oct. 3 to Fight Cardiovascular Disease

Providing a park-like setting, the University of Central Missouri will host the annual Johnson County Heart Walk for the third consecutive year Saturday, Oct. 3. The annual event is expected to bring over 500 walkers to campus to raise funds to assist in the fight against cardiovascular disease.

September 29, 2015
events, University News

Workshop Oct. 24 Aids Military Personnel, Veterans in Transition to Civilian Life

Return With Purpose, a free one-day workshop designed to help military personnel and veterans identify barriers and take steps to help them make a smooth transition to civilian life, is returning to the University of Central Missouri.

September 29, 2015
University News, awards

Distinguished Alumni Dinner Honors Three Outstanding UCM Grads

The University of Central Missouri Office of Alumni Relations and Development will honor three graduates who have succeeded in areas such as politics and community service, military leadership, and business/education when it hosts the annual Distinguished Alumni Dinner Friday, Oct. 23.

September 24, 2015
University News

UCM Campus Embraces Green in Adopting Bystander Intervention Program

People may be seeing more green around the University of Central Missouri in the coming months. UCM is launching the national Green Dot Etc. model on campus, part of a strategy that relies on the power of cultural and peer influences to promote a bystander approach to prevent power-based personal violence.

September 21, 2015
collegeeducation, University News

U.S. Department of Education Officials Visit UCM's THRIVE Program

Representatives of the U. S. Department of Education visited the University of Central Missouri campus Tuesday, Sept. 15, to learn about UCM’s THRIVE program for students with developmental disabilities.

September 21, 2015
awards, University News

UCM Alumna Named 2015 Missouri Teacher of the Year

University of Central Missouri alumna Linda Glasgow, a third-grade teacher at Nowlin Elementary School in the Blue Springs School District, has been named the 2015 Missouri Teacher of the Year by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

September 21, 2015
UCM Jack o'Lantern
ucmblog

UCM-Themed Jack o' Lantern Stencils will Brighten Up Your Halloween

Looking to add a little Mule Pride to your Halloween festivities? Enjoy these eight printable UCM-themed Jack o' Lantern stencils and add some school spirit to your holiday.

October 11, 2018
Graduate Students at UCM
ucmblog, University News, studentsuccess

Enjoy These Perks Around Campus for Graduate Education Week

Along with the Governor’s recognition of the importance of graduate education, the University of Central Missouri also has a variety of activities planned during the week to recognize its many graduate students and the opportunities UCM provides for those seeking advanced degrees.

October 10, 2018
UCM Homecoming Parade Cheerleaders
ucmblog

#AlwaysAMule - Connect with UCM During Homecoming 2018

As we welcome UCM students, alumni and community members to Homecoming 2018, we want to connect with you and share the Homecoming moments you’ll never forget. Take a look at how you can share your pics, videos and social media posts with the rest of Mule Nation during the biggest campus celebration of the year.

September 05, 2018
State of the Union 2018
ucmblog, University News

Watch the 2018 State of University Address

University of Central Missouri Interim President Roger Best presented the 2018 State of the University Address on Wednesday, Aug. 22, before a crowd of more than 300 UCM faculty, staff and students in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

August 23, 2018
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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