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Passenger Rail, University News, Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission, Amtrak

Survey Indicates Passenger Rail a Critical Resource for UCM Students

Almost half have of the individuals who responded to a recent survey said they have taken Amtrak to/from school, more than two-thirds of those who have taken the train say passenger rail service is an important resource to attend school, and a strong majority of all respondents say they would ride more frequently if more frequent service was available. The survey was conducted at the University of Central Missouri by the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission.

April 18, 2016
Jo Lynne Koehn, Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies, Top Faculty Award, 2016 Byler Distinguished Faculty Award, University News

Passion for Teaching Contributes to Top Faculty Award for Professor Koehn

In the 21 years she has served the University of Central Missouri, Jo Lynne Koehn, Ph.D., has developed a reputation as an outstanding mentor and colleague to faculty members in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies with a passion for teaching that contributed to hundreds successful graduates. Such qualities haves contributed to her selection as recipient of the 2016 Byler Distinguished Faculty Award, the top honor presented annually to a UCM faculty member.

April 18, 2016
David Rogers, Josephine Diekemper, University News, Charno Award

Diekemper, Rogers Named Recipients of 2016 Charno Award

Josephine Diekemper, a dietetics major from Springfield, and David Rogers, a political science and international studies major from Warrensburg, recently were named the 2016 recipients of the University of Central Missouri’s prestigious Charno Award.

April 15, 2016
University News, Cameron Duthoy, UCM Student Employee of the Year

Duthoy Named UCM Student Employee of the Year

Cameron Duthoy, a sophomore aviation major from Warrensburg, recently was named Student Employee of the Year at the University of Central Missouri. Duthoy received the award during a reception April 13 in celebration of National Student Employment Week.

April 14, 2016
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
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
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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
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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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