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LTAGD, University News, Learning to a Greater Degree, Award, Nominees

Learning to a Greater Degree Award Nominees Recognized

University of Central Missouri President Charles Ambrose on April 11 publicly thanked 2015-2016 nominees for the Learning to a Greater Degree Award, recognizing the difference these campus members are making to create a living and learning environment that is focused on student success.

April 13, 2016
facstaff, collegehealth, University News, Republic Airways, collegeeducation, UCM Aviation, awards, ExpressJet, Memoranda of understanding

UCM Aviation Announces Agreements with Republic Airways, ExpressJet

Students in the Department of Aviation at the University of Central Missouri will reap the benefits of agreements recently signed with two regional airlines.

April 13, 2016
Campus Christian House, Something to Eat, food drive, Earth Day, University News

"Something to Eat" Returns to UCM April 18-22

Celebrate Earth Day 2016 with Campus Christian House as it hosts the annual “Something to Eat” food drive at the University of Central Missouri Monday, April 18 through Friday, April 22.

April 12, 2016
University News, Annual Earth Day 365 Celebration, sustainability

UCM Hosts Annual Earth Day 365 Celebration April 18-23

Celebrating sustainability and green living with a week-long celebration, the University of Central Missouri will launch its annual Earth Day 365 celebration April 18-23.

April 08, 2016
University News, Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award, Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets IV

Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets IV to Receive UCM's Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award

Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets IV, commander of the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, will be honored as the 31st recipient of the James C. Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award at the University of Central Missouri.

April 06, 2016
Jennifer Carson, ACJS Bracey/Joseph New Scholar Award, Recipient, University News

Carson Named Recipient of ACJS Bracey/Joseph New Scholar Award

Jennifer Carson, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Central Missouri, recently received the Dorothy Bracey/Janice Joseph Minority and Women New Scholar Award from the Academy or Criminal Justice Sciences Affirmative Action Committee.

April 04, 2016
University News, Cesar Chavez Scholarship, Cesar E. Chavez Day, Zachary Jaso, Guadalupe Center, Aaliyah Hamilton

Jaso, Hamilton Receive UCM's Cesar Chavez Scholarships

Two Kansas City area high school students were named recipients of the University of Central Missouri’s 2016 Cesar E. Chavez Scholarships during a ceremony Saturday, April 23. The presentation was part of the Cesar E. Chavez Day celebration at the Guadalupe Center in Kansas City.

April 02, 2016
Department of Theatre and Dance, James L. Highlander Theatre, The Taming of the Shrew, University News

Department of Theatre and Dance Presents "The Taming of the Shrew"

The University of Central Missouri Department of Theatre and Dance will present its spring mainstage production of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew April 6-10 in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

March 29, 2016
Performing Arts Series, University News, Afiara String Quartet

UCM Performing Arts Series Presents The Afiara String Quartet

The Performing Arts Series and the Department of Music at the University of Central Missouri present the Afiara String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in Hart Recital Hall. The concert is the final performance in the 2015-16 PAS Guest Artist Series.

March 29, 2016
Student Recreation and Wellness Center, University News, Lake Cena, audrey j. walton stadium, Board of Governors, Nattinger-Bradshaw Hall

Board Sets Room and Board Rates Among Several Action Items

Among several action items on a busy agenda, the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors set student room and board rates for 2016-2017 when it met on campus March 18. Other items approved by the board included the purchase of new equipment for the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, improvements to the South Plaza entry area of Audrey J. Walton Stadium, the award of a contract for dredging Lake Cena, and upgraded fire alarm system for Nattinger-Bradshaw Hall.

March 23, 2016
MHEC, Midwestern Higher Education Compact, St. Louis, Master Property Program, University News, Loss Control Workshop, Senator David Pearce

UCM Members Join Senator Pearce for MPP Loss Control Workshop

Representatives of the University of Central Missouri were joined by Missouri Senator David Pearce in St. Louis recently to participate in a program that is helping higher education institutions save millions of dollars. They attended the Master Property Program (MPP) Loss Control Workshop, made possible through Missouri’s membership in the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC).

March 22, 2016
Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology, Missouri Council on Public Higher Education, Governor’s Excellence in Education Award, University News, Ken Bias

Physical Education Students' Mentor, Teacher Selected for Governor's Award

Praised by professional colleagues for his commitment to a strong pedagogy program and innovative approach to education , Ken Bias on Friday, March 18, was named the University of Central Missouri’s recipient of the Governor’s Excellence in Education Award. The announcement of the award selection was made during a meeting of the Board of Governors. Bias, an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology whose focus is on physical education teacher education, will now be honored during an awards luncheon hosted by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon April 13 Jefferson City.

March 18, 2016
University News, Show Me Justice Film Festival

Sixth Annual Show Me Justice Film Festival Planned for April 7-8 at UCM

Films from around the world will be featured at the sixth annual Show Me Justice Film Festival April 7-8 at the University of Central Missouri.

March 17, 2016
Spring Commencement, University News, Five Ceremonies

2016 Spring Commencement Includes Five Separate Ceremonies

To accommodate an increasing number of new graduates and to provide a quality celebration experience, the University of Central Missouri will utilize the same commencement format for spring 2016 that was initiated for the first time in spring 2015. It will feature two ceremonies on Friday, May 6, followed by three ceremonies Saturday, May 7 in the Multipurpose Building.

March 16, 2016
Jonathan Kozol, Keynote Speaker, author, University News, UCM’s Politics and Social Justice Week

Author Jonathan Kozol to be Keynote Speaker for UCM's Politics and Social Justice Week

Nationally acclaimed author Jonathan Kozol will be the keynote speaker for the 2016 Politics and Social Justice Week, planned for the week of March 31-April 6 at the University of Central Missouri.

March 15, 2016
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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