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MLK 2016 Praise and Worship Service Planned for Jan. 18

The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri and the Warrensburg Ministerial Association will host the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Praise and Worship Service at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Alumni Memorial Chapel on the UCM campus.

January 07, 2016
Mary Long
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Long Reappointed to Governing Board for One Year

The Office of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon this week announced the reappointment of Mary Long, Kansas City, to the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors. Pending confirmation of the appointment by the Missouri Senate, Long will serve on the board through Jan. 1, 2017.

January 06, 2016
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KMOS-TV to Broadcast State of the State, State of the Union Addresses

KMOS-TV, the University of Central Missouri’s public broadcasting station, will air President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12. Coverage of the address will be provided by the PBS NewsHour team.

January 06, 2016
Kevin Rome
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Lincoln University President Rome Speaker for Faculty/Staff Learning Day

An education leader with vast experience in student engagement and success, Kevin Rome, president of Lincoln University, will be the keynote speaker for the first faculty and staff Learning Day at the University of Central Missouri Friday, Jan. 8. More than 640 people are registered for the luncheon and keynote address, which will take place from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building.

January 05, 2016
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UCM Responds to Need With New Master's Degree, Minor in Cybersecurity

To meet a growing need for well-trained professionals who can help secure the nation’s cyberspace from intruders and attackers, the University of Central Missouri continues to create new educational programs in cybersecurity. The latest additions to the university’s growing number of educational opportunities to prepare Missouri’s 21st century technical workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields of national interest were approved by the Board of Governors when it met on campus Dec. 11.

January 05, 2016
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UCM Named a Top School in Military Advanced Education and Transition Guide

With a strong commitment to the men and women who serve this country, Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) has awarded the University of Central Missouri the designation of a Top School in its 2016 MAE&T Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education.

December 19, 2015
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Tickets Remain Available for UCM's 2016 MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner

Tickets remain available for the University of Central Missouri’s annual Freedom Scholarship dinner, planned for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19. in the Elliott Union ballroom. The event is the highlight of the university’s 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.

December 19, 2015
collegehealth, University News

McCownGordon Named Construction Manager for STEM Facility Renovation

As the University of Central Missouri further enhances its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education capabilities through renovation of the Wilson C. Morris Science Building (WCM), an important step to move the project forward took place Dec. 11 as the Board of Governors awarded a contract to McCownGordon Construction in Kansas City, Mo., to serve as construction manager.

December 19, 2015
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Enrollment Underway for Central Missouri Police Academy Summer, Fall Courses

Enrollment is underway at the Central Missouri Police Academy at the University of Central Missouri for summer and fall 2016 classes.

December 17, 2015
University News

Charter School Agreement Among Action Items Considered by Board

Renewal of a charter agreement with Hope Leadership Academy (HLA) in Kansas City for a five-year period, the demolition of five university-owned houses, a contract for on-call architectural and engineering services, and the establishment of a contingency fund for Crane Stadium-Tompkins Field improvements were among items approved by the Board of Governors when it met in plenary session Dec. 11.

December 17, 2015
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KMOS-TV Donates Children's Books to Johnson County Christmas Angel Tree Program

KMOS-TV, the University of Central Missouri’s public broadcasting television station, has provided assistance to a local program that brings the joy of Christmas to area children.

December 09, 2015
University News, studentsuccess

Record Number of Graduate Students Participating 2015 Fall Commencement

The Warrensburg community will experience a significant increase in community visitors this weekend as the University of Central Missouri hosts its annual fall commencement exercises in the Multipurpose Building.

December 08, 2015
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Lewandowski Receives Third Prestigious Fulbright Award

While a University of Central Missouri administrator prepares to serve an overseas appointment made possible through a prestigious Fulbright grant, UCM is making plans to temporarily fill his on-campus duties with help from a nine-year faculty member who has a diverse background of service to the university.

November 30, 2015
University News, facstaff

Former Texas Educator Assumes Lead Role at UCM-Lee's Summit

Lisa London, a resident of Fairway, Kan., who has more than 13 years of success in educational program development and university administration in Texas, has been named Director of UCM-Lee’s Summit, the University of Central Missouri’s extended campus facility serving the Kansas City metropolitan area. She begins her duties Nov. 30.

November 30, 2015
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National Prevention Award Recognizes UCM, Whiteman, Community Partnership

One of only four programs in the nation to be recognized, Community Culture of Responsible Choices, a coalition which includes representation from the University of Central Missouri, Whiteman Air Force Base, and Johnson County communities, has received a 2015 National Exemplary Award for Innovative Substance Abuse Prevention Programs, Practices, and Policies.

November 20, 2015
Winter Break

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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