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University News, Campus Community Health

Alumna Partners with UCM to Provide Collaboration Training in Area of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention

When it comes to domestic and sexual violence prevention, the one of the strongest assets any organization has is the connections it establishes with partners who are committed to the same goals. This was the focus of a presentation made by a University of Central Missouri alumna who returned to her alma mater to co-lead a day-long training session for members of colleges, universities and public health agencies throughout west central Missouri.

October 18, 2023
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homecoming, UCM Alumni Foundation, University News

Homecoming Celebration Honors Six UCM Alumni Along with Traditional Parade, Football Game, Other Special Events

With the theme, “Peace, Love and Mules,” opportunities abound for University of Central Missouri students and alumni to get their groove on while showing their UCM spirit during the 2023 Homecoming celebration Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-21. This busy weekend includes an awards dinner honoring six outstanding Distinguished Alumni, Party in the Park, the annual Homecoming parade and Mules football game.

October 17, 2023
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Department of Music, University News

UCM OVATION Performance Series to Feature Homecoming Weekend Concert

The University of Central Missouri OVATION Performance Series presents a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, featuring the SOLI Chamber Ensemble. OVATION is a curated selection of world-class dancers, musicians, and theatre performers who bring exceptional high-energy artistry to West-Central Missouri.

October 16, 2023
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Central Missouri Police Academy, University News

Central Missouri Police Academy Cadets Aid in Fight Against Cancer

While cadets at the Central Missouri Police Academy prepare for future law enforcement careers, they are finding ways to give back to the community by fighting against a deadly disease. Members of the 166th CMPA class at the University of Central Missouri recently donated $1,300 they raised to help fight cancer.

October 11, 2023
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University News, Design and Drafting Technology

Whiteman AFB-UCM Partnership Celebrated in Opening of Newly Redesigned Dining Center

A recent ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the renovation of The Ozark Dining Facility at Whiteman Air Force Base not only introduced base personnel and guests to updates on an important food service center, but recognized the partnership between University of Central Missouri students and faculty members who helped make the vision for this redesign project a reality.

October 11, 2023
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safety, University News

UCM Students, Employees Updated on Winter Weather Procedures

The University of Central Missouri is entering the time of year when weather can change quickly in this region. For those students and employees who may be new to campus, and as a reminder to others, the university asks you to be aware of winter weather procedures. Your safety is the university's number one priority.

October 10, 2023
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Department of English, elliott student union, University News

Award-Winning Author's Work Brought to Big Screen at the University of Central Missouri

Award-winning fiction writer Alexander Weinstein will host a screening of the film After Yang at 6 p.m. Nov. 2, in the University of Central Missouri’s Elliot Student Union Auditorium, 511 S. Holden St., in Warrensburg. At 5 p.m., UCM will host Weinstein for an author talk, book signing and reception in the Union Atrium. The event is free and open to the public.

October 04, 2023
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University News, student awards, KMOS-TV

University of Central Missouri Digital Media Production Student Receives National Recognition for Work at KMOS PBS

KMOS-TV, the PBS station licensed to the University of Central Missouri, recently received four Telly Awards honoring excellence in local television programming. One of these awards was presented to KMOS student producer Leilani Craig who competed against established producers in professional categories with her production of “K-Pop Rising: Kansas City Arirang Festival 2022.”

September 29, 2023
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University News, Human Resources

Employee Benefits Fair and Annual Flu Shot Clinic Planned for Oct. 10

The University of Central Missouri Office of Human Resources announces the 2023 Employee Benefits Fair and annual flu shot event 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Elliott Student Union, Rooms 237 A-B.

September 28, 2023
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University News, elliott student union, Court of Appeals

Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, to Sit at UCM Oct. 11

An annual event that takes place in the fall, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, will convene court on Oct. 11 on the University of Central Missouri campus. Campus members and the public have an opportunity to observe the judicial system in action, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Elliott Student Union.

September 28, 2023
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University News, Missouri innovation campus

MIC Program's Newest Degree Combines Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science to Meet Area Business Needs

Beginning next year, the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) program will launch a highly sought-after bachelor’s degree combining artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and data science. The Bachelor of Science in Data Science will start in summer 2024, said Stan Elliott, MIC program director, and is offered through the MIC program’s partners – the University of Central Missouri, Lee’s Summit R-7 School District and Metropolitan Community College.

September 28, 2023
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gallery of art and design, University News

Renowned KC Artist Harold Smith Exhibition Comes to UCM Oct. 2-31

The University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art and Design is pleased to announce the opening of “We Just Be,” an exhibition of paintings by renowned Kansas City artist Harold Smith that will fill the walls of all three galleries at the UCM Art Center, Oct. 2-31. A lecture by the artist on Oct. 9 provides an opportunity for all who are interested to learn more about Smith and his work.

September 26, 2023
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UCM Alumni Foundation, University News, Intercollegiate Athletics

UCM Celebrates Construction Launch for New Randall and Kelly Harbert Collegiate Golf Center at Mules National Golf Club

With site preparation already underway, the University of Central Missouri on Sept. 22 celebrated the beginning of construction of the new Randall and Kelly Harbert Collegiate Golf Center at Mules National Golf Club. The official launch of the university’s newest construction project took place near the patio area of Traditions, located adjacent to the new facility in the university-owned Pertle Springs.

September 26, 2023
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Faculty Senate, University News

Finding 'Me Time' Important for Educators to Stay Healthy, Motivated, While Building Connections with Students

While talking about “Small Teaching Strategies to Help Students Engage and Learn,” author and educator Flower Darby encouraged University of Central Missouri faculty members to nurture their own health and emotional well-being as a way to maintain their motivation for teaching and building connections with students.

September 22, 2023
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UCM Lee's Summit, University News, Military and Veterans Services

UCM Honors Student as a Lee's Summit 'Hometown Hero'

Motorists and pedestrians who journey to downtown Lee’s Summit, Missouri, in September may notice a banner featuring a University of Central Missouri student who is being recognized as a “Hometown Hero.”

September 21, 2023
violence-prevention-speakers
University News, Campus Community Health

Alumna Partners with UCM to Provide Collaboration Training in Area of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention

When it comes to domestic and sexual violence prevention, the one of the strongest assets any organization has is the connections it establishes with partners who are committed to the same goals. This was the focus of a presentation made by a University of Central Missouri alumna who returned to her alma mater to co-lead a day-long training session for members of colleges, universities and public health agencies throughout west central Missouri.

October 18, 2023
homecoming-2023-graphic
homecoming, UCM Alumni Foundation, University News

Homecoming Celebration Honors Six UCM Alumni Along with Traditional Parade, Football Game, Other Special Events

With the theme, “Peace, Love and Mules,” opportunities abound for University of Central Missouri students and alumni to get their groove on while showing their UCM spirit during the 2023 Homecoming celebration Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-21. This busy weekend includes an awards dinner honoring six outstanding Distinguished Alumni, Party in the Park, the annual Homecoming parade and Mules football game.

October 17, 2023
soli-chamber-ensemble
Department of Music, University News

UCM OVATION Performance Series to Feature Homecoming Weekend Concert

The University of Central Missouri OVATION Performance Series presents a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, featuring the SOLI Chamber Ensemble. OVATION is a curated selection of world-class dancers, musicians, and theatre performers who bring exceptional high-energy artistry to West-Central Missouri.

October 16, 2023
cmpa-check-presentation
Central Missouri Police Academy, University News

Central Missouri Police Academy Cadets Aid in Fight Against Cancer

While cadets at the Central Missouri Police Academy prepare for future law enforcement careers, they are finding ways to give back to the community by fighting against a deadly disease. Members of the 166th CMPA class at the University of Central Missouri recently donated $1,300 they raised to help fight cancer.

October 11, 2023
wafb-ribbon-cutting-group
University News, Design and Drafting Technology

Whiteman AFB-UCM Partnership Celebrated in Opening of Newly Redesigned Dining Center

A recent ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the renovation of The Ozark Dining Facility at Whiteman Air Force Base not only introduced base personnel and guests to updates on an important food service center, but recognized the partnership between University of Central Missouri students and faculty members who helped make the vision for this redesign project a reality.

October 11, 2023
winter-scene-at-ucm
safety, University News

UCM Students, Employees Updated on Winter Weather Procedures

The University of Central Missouri is entering the time of year when weather can change quickly in this region. For those students and employees who may be new to campus, and as a reminder to others, the university asks you to be aware of winter weather procedures. Your safety is the university's number one priority.

October 10, 2023
union-exteriorshot
Department of English, elliott student union, University News

Award-Winning Author's Work Brought to Big Screen at the University of Central Missouri

Award-winning fiction writer Alexander Weinstein will host a screening of the film After Yang at 6 p.m. Nov. 2, in the University of Central Missouri’s Elliot Student Union Auditorium, 511 S. Holden St., in Warrensburg. At 5 p.m., UCM will host Weinstein for an author talk, book signing and reception in the Union Atrium. The event is free and open to the public.

October 04, 2023
leilani-craig-telly
University News, student awards, KMOS-TV

University of Central Missouri Digital Media Production Student Receives National Recognition for Work at KMOS PBS

KMOS-TV, the PBS station licensed to the University of Central Missouri, recently received four Telly Awards honoring excellence in local television programming. One of these awards was presented to KMOS student producer Leilani Craig who competed against established producers in professional categories with her production of “K-Pop Rising: Kansas City Arirang Festival 2022.”

September 29, 2023
vaccine-syringe-photo
University News, Human Resources

Employee Benefits Fair and Annual Flu Shot Clinic Planned for Oct. 10

The University of Central Missouri Office of Human Resources announces the 2023 Employee Benefits Fair and annual flu shot event 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Elliott Student Union, Rooms 237 A-B.

September 28, 2023
court-of-appeals-gavel-graphic
University News, elliott student union, Court of Appeals

Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, to Sit at UCM Oct. 11

An annual event that takes place in the fall, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, will convene court on Oct. 11 on the University of Central Missouri campus. Campus members and the public have an opportunity to observe the judicial system in action, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Elliott Student Union.

September 28, 2023
mic-interior
University News, Missouri innovation campus

MIC Program's Newest Degree Combines Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science to Meet Area Business Needs

Beginning next year, the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) program will launch a highly sought-after bachelor’s degree combining artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and data science. The Bachelor of Science in Data Science will start in summer 2024, said Stan Elliott, MIC program director, and is offered through the MIC program’s partners – the University of Central Missouri, Lee’s Summit R-7 School District and Metropolitan Community College.

September 28, 2023
harold-smith-painting-web
gallery of art and design, University News

Renowned KC Artist Harold Smith Exhibition Comes to UCM Oct. 2-31

The University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art and Design is pleased to announce the opening of “We Just Be,” an exhibition of paintings by renowned Kansas City artist Harold Smith that will fill the walls of all three galleries at the UCM Art Center, Oct. 2-31. A lecture by the artist on Oct. 9 provides an opportunity for all who are interested to learn more about Smith and his work.

September 26, 2023
harbert-golf-center-group
UCM Alumni Foundation, University News, Intercollegiate Athletics

UCM Celebrates Construction Launch for New Randall and Kelly Harbert Collegiate Golf Center at Mules National Golf Club

With site preparation already underway, the University of Central Missouri on Sept. 22 celebrated the beginning of construction of the new Randall and Kelly Harbert Collegiate Golf Center at Mules National Golf Club. The official launch of the university’s newest construction project took place near the patio area of Traditions, located adjacent to the new facility in the university-owned Pertle Springs.

September 26, 2023
flower-darby-daniel-wilcott
Faculty Senate, University News

Finding 'Me Time' Important for Educators to Stay Healthy, Motivated, While Building Connections with Students

While talking about “Small Teaching Strategies to Help Students Engage and Learn,” author and educator Flower Darby encouraged University of Central Missouri faculty members to nurture their own health and emotional well-being as a way to maintain their motivation for teaching and building connections with students.

September 22, 2023
hometown-hero-web
UCM Lee's Summit, University News, Military and Veterans Services

UCM Honors Student as a Lee's Summit 'Hometown Hero'

Motorists and pedestrians who journey to downtown Lee’s Summit, Missouri, in September may notice a banner featuring a University of Central Missouri student who is being recognized as a “Hometown Hero.”

September 21, 2023

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