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Iske Recognized by the American Industrial Hygiene Association with the Henry F. Smyth, Jr. Award

S. D. Allen Iske, Jr., professor of safety sciences in the School of Environmental, Physical and Applied Sciences in the College of Health, Science, and Technology at the University of Central Missouri, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Henry F. Smyth, Jr. Award by the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

July 29, 2016
University News

Relationship with Husch Blackwell Provides Leadership, Service in Legal Affairs

Building a team with proven expertise to help the University of Central Missouri navigate through changes in federal law and other legal matters that affect higher education, UCM has expanded its relationship with Husch Blackwell LLP to provide staff leadership and services on a full-time basis in the campus’ Office of Legal Affairs and Risk Management.

July 27, 2016
University News

Huffman's Leadership Brings National Group to UCM for Summer Meeting

Board members and Conference Planning Committee members of the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education will be on campus Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 28-30 for the group’s annual summer planning meeting.

July 25, 2016
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Olathe, Kan. Resident Selected to Lead Admissions Effort at UCM

Playing an important role in recruitment activities that support the continued growth of the University of Central Missouri, Justin (J.D.) Gragg, Olathe, Kan., has been named Director of Admissions.

July 25, 2016
University News, awards

Murphy Receives UCM's Foster/Inglish Prize for Excellence in Public Relations

Jeff Murphy, assistant director of University Relations for media relations at the University of Central Missouri, recently was named the recipient of the Carl B. Foster/John M. Inglish Prize for Outstanding Service in Public Relations.

July 21, 2016
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National Academic Advising Association Honors UCM Advisor

After being recognized at the campus, state and regional level, longtime University of Central Missouri staff member Paula Brant is now earning national recognition in her field. She will receive the Outstanding Advising Award presented by the National Academic Advising Association.

July 13, 2016
University News, events

UCM to Host President's Lawn Concert July 25

University of Central Missouri President Chuck Ambrose and Mrs. Kris Ambrose will host the President’s Lawn Concert Monday, July 25.

July 11, 2016
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University of Tennessee Educator to Lead UCM Finance and Administration

After a national search for a leader to facilitate university business and administrative units that are key to supporting strategic priorities, Douglas Hawks, Ph.D., has been named Vice President for Finance and Administration at the University of Central Missouri. Hawks comes to UCM from his role as an administrator at the University of Tennessee (UTK), Knoxville.

July 11, 2016
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UCM CIS Students Place First in National Competition

Two University of Central Missouri students claimed first place in national competition at the 2016 Association of Information Technology Professionals National Collegiate Conference and Career Fair in Chicago.

July 05, 2016
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Career Support Workshop for Service Members, Veterans, Spouses Announced

Return With Purpose, a free workshop that will help military personnel and veterans identify barriers in order to make a smooth transition from active duty to civilian life and career planning, is offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the University of Central Missouri. Registration is being accepted through July 25 for this one-day session, which takes place in Room 101 of the Elliott Student Union.

June 28, 2016
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UCM Archives to Receive Sen. David Pearce's Official Papers and Memorabilia

Missouri Sen. David Pearce has donated his official papers and memorabilia from his career in the Missouri Legislature to the University of Central Missouri’s Arthur F. McClure II Archives and University Museum.

June 27, 2016
University News, Girls State, American Legion Auxiliary

UCM Welcomes American Legion Auxiliary Missouri Girls State

The University of Central Missouri will welcome more than 750 young women from across Missouri to campus June 26-July 2 as they experience democracy in action as citizens of the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State.

June 23, 2016
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Board Approves Events and Services Certificate Program Among Action Items

Approval of the new Events and Services Certificate Program was among items on the agenda when the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors met in plenary session June 17 in the Elliott Student Union. The board also approved its officers for Fiscal Year 2017, as well as a contract award for aviation insurance, contract for international collection services, and master service agreement for job order contracting services.

June 21, 2016
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Governor Signs Bill Aimed at Holding College Costs Down, Increase Completion

Senate Bill 997, legislation that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said is good for students, education institutions, and the state’s economy, was signed June 16 during a press conference conducted by the governor at the University of Central Missouri.

June 16, 2016
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UCM's Skyhaven Airport to Host Women Aviators as a Stop on the Air Race Classic

The University of Central Missouri’s Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport will play host to women aviators from across the country as it serves as one of seven designated stops for teams participating in the 2016 Air Race Classic June 21-24.

June 16, 2016
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
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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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