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University News, International Student Services, English Language Institute

UCM Agreement with Hiroshima Institution Paves Way for Expanded Partnership Benefiting Students

A memorandum of understanding opening the door for an expanded partnership with Hiroshima College of Foreign Languages (HCFL) in Japan was recently signed by administrative and academic leaders at the University of Central Missouri and HCFL.

August 24, 2023
University News, UCM Board of Governors

Approval of UCM Employee Health, Dental Insurance Renewal, Noland Football Office Upgrades Among Board of Governors Recent Actions

University of Central Missouri employee health and dental insurance renewal for 2024, renovation of the Terry Noland Football Offices, and renewal of KMOS-TV Public Broadcasting Systems (PB) dues were approved by the Board of Governors when it met in its Aug. 17 plenary session. These actions took place shortly after the board began its meeting with the swearing in of its new student board member and recognition of newly named emeriti faculty and staff members.

August 22, 2023
University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

UCM Theatre and Dance Offers 2023-24 Season Tickets, Free Admission with University Student ID

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the availability of 2023-2024 season tickets now through Sept. 28.The theme for this season is “With Love,” commemorating UCM Theatre and Dance productions that celebrate love in its many different forms.

August 22, 2023
University News, Intercollegiate Athletics, NCAA II

UCM Athletics Legend Jerry Hughes Honored Through Building Renaming

During the four decades Jerry Hughes served in a leadership post within University of Central Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics, the UCM Multipurpose Building became much like a second home. He devoted countless hours at the institution’s main indoor sports arena watching the growth of thousands of student athletes, the building of regional and national championship athletics teams, and the countless celebrations that came with the home-teams’ successes. Although Hughes passed away on Jan. 21, 2023 while he was serving as Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics, his professional legacy will live on with the Multipurpose Building being renamed the Jerry M. Hughes Athletics Center.

August 21, 2023
student success, University News

With New MACADA Recognition, Schueller Contributes to UCM's History of Award-winning Academic Advisement Professionals

When it comes to advising students on the best path toward a successful higher education experience, University of Central Missouri staff members have no shortage of recognition through state, regional and national accolades. Success in this area is once again being highlighted with Ken Schueller being named recipient of the Missouri Academic Advising Association (MACADA) Outstanding Academic Advising Award for an Academic Advising Administrator.

August 18, 2023
UCM Theatre and Dance, art center, music, University News

UCM Performing Arts Faculty Take Center Stage Aug. 28 for the Provost's Faculty Showcase

Highlighting the diverse, talented faculty members who serve the University of Central Missouri, performing artists representing the UCM academic areas of Music, Theatre and Dance return to Hart Recital Hall for their annual season opener, the Provost’s Faculty Showcase, at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28.

August 17, 2023
University News, Finance and Administration

S&P Global Ratings Assign UCM 'A+' Long-term Rating for Sixth Year

The University of Central Missouri has received a long-term rating of “A+” by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings for the sixth consecutive year regarding its Missouri Health & Educational facilities Authority’s series 3013C, 2018A and 2018B educational facilities bonds. In addition, as a result of UCM’s dedication to sound financial operations, the rating continues to include a stable outlook.

August 17, 2023
University News, Mules Football

UCM's Get the Red Out Offers Family Fun Saturday, Sept. 9

A University of Central Missouri tradition that brings both the campus and community together for a day of fun, food and more, Get the Red Out is planned for 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9 in Warrensburg. No admission is charged for activities that take place in the area that encompasses a section of Holden Street between South and Clark streets on the west side of campus.

August 16, 2023
University News, Faculty Research

Federal VA Grant Supports Voices of the Heartland Sharing Life Stories of Underrepresented WWII, Civil War Veterans

Within a half-hour drive of the University of Central Missouri, rows of neatly-placed headstones line the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville honoring individuals who served in the United States military. With only small bits of information etched into each of the hundreds of gray granite monuments that dot this vast burial ground, the life stories of many underrepresented World War II veterans mostly remain untold. This will soon change, however, thanks to a $399,000 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) grant that will also cover project work at Fort Scott National Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kansas.

August 14, 2023
University News, Career and Life Design Center, Professional Clothing Studio

Career and Life Design Center Tailors Student Fall Events to Support Career Readiness

University of Central Missouri students who are looking for opportunities to network with business and industry professionals or seek internships and jobs should consider the UCM Career and Life Design Center’s fall 2023 offerings in addition to other services that support their professional development.

August 11, 2023
criminal justice and criminology, University News, Faculty/Student Awards

UCM CJ Student from Greenwood Honored for Research on Gangs

As a graduate student in the University of Central Missouri’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Pricila Avila’s dedication to strong academics and scholarly research paid off recently by earning her national recognition for her superior efforts in gang research.

August 09, 2023
University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

Fall Theatre and Dance Productions Offer Opportunities for Students

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance announces its fall 2023 auditions for “Everybody,” directed by Jenise Cook, visiting assistant professor of theatre; “Cinderella,” directed by Dr. Aaron Scully, assistant professor of theatre and dance; and Studio Theatre One-Acts, directed by UCM students.

August 07, 2023
University News, gallery of art and design

UCM Division of Art and Design Presents Faculty, Artist in Residence Exhibitions Beginning Aug. 14

The University of Central Missouri Art Center Galleries has announced two exhibitions, “The Faculty Show” and “Continues to Flicker,” to be presented free and open to the public Aug. 14 through Sept. 16 on the UCM campus. Admission to these events is free and all who are interested are welcome to attend.

August 02, 2023
missouri safety center, University News

Sedalia Police Department Donates Former Patrol Car to Missouri Safety Center

A collaboration that will enhance learning experiences for individuals seeking law enforcement careers, the Sedalia Police Department has donated a used patrol car to the Missouri Safety Center at the University of Central Missouri. The formal presentation event took place the same week a group of 27 Central Missouri Police Academy (CMPA) cadets began a training program that will allow them to utilize the car at the Safety Center’s Highway Safety Instructional Park, south of UCM’s main campus in Warrensburg.

July 24, 2023
University News, skyhaven airport

HB 19 Includes Funds for Local Economic Development, UCM Aviation Self-service Fuel Accessibility

Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s recent signing of sections of the Appropriations HB 19 marks a significant milestone for economic growth in the Warrensburg area. We are pleased to announce that two crucial provisions within the bill, section 19.416 and section 19.321, have been approved, paving the way for substantial advancements in infrastructure and self-service fuel accessibility.

July 18, 2023
Dr. Best Instagram Story

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

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

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

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

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

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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