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Courtney Goddard
UCM Foundation, alumni, University News

Goddard to Become UCM VP for Advancement, Executive Director of Foundation

Having a professional background that includes nearly 20 years of strategic higher education leadership experience, Courtney E. Goddard soon begins a new role at the University of Central Missouri. Effective March 1, she becomes Vice President for Advancement and External Engagement, Executive Director of the UCM Alumni Foundation.

January 30, 2019
IT Class
collegehealth, University News

MoExcels Proposal Includes Funding for UCM's Development of IT Training

Pending legislative approval, a $55.8 million funding request by the Missouri Coordinating Board of Higher Education (CBHE) will greatly aid the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to meet a statewide need for trained information technology workers.

January 28, 2019
BIG Career Expo
events, University News

B.I.G. Career Expo Brings Employers, Education Institutions to Campus in February

University of Central Missouri students who are looking for jobs have a great opportunity to network with potential employers during the annual Spring Business, Industry, Government (B.I.G.) Career Expo 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the Multipurpose Building arena.

January 25, 2019
Mr. Rogers
University News, KMOS-TV

KMOS Presents Acclaimed Fred Rogers Documentary, "Won't You Be My Neighbor," Feb. 9

Mark your calendar for 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, when the University of Central Missouri’s public television station, KMOS-TV, presents one of the most celebrated theatrical releases of 2018, an intimate look at the life of America’s favorite neighbor: Fred Rogers.

January 24, 2019
2019 MLK Scholarship Winners
awards, University News, scholarships

Civil Rights Leader's Legacy Celebrated Through MLK Freedom Scholarship Presentations

In a ceremony titled “One Dream, One Nation: Moving Forward Together” a crowd of about 260 people learned about Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact as a civil rights leader while also celebrating three students who will realize their dreams for a college education as recipients of University of Central Missouri scholarships in King’s name.

January 23, 2019
Teen writing
University News

Summer Camp Opportunities for Young Adults Offered at UCM Lee's Summit

Students from throughout the metropolitan area are invited to participate in upcoming camps and workshops through the University of Central Missouri Lee’s Summit. Both events are offered at the Missouri Innovation Campus.

January 23, 2019
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, Missouri innovation campus

Missouri Innovation Campus Expanding Student Opportunities Through New Programs

Bioinformatics launched this school year with Software Engineering beginning in the summer of 2019.

January 23, 2019
CIS Program
Rankings, University News, awards

College Factual Ranks UCM Best CIS Program for the Money in Missouri

Among several categories of recognition, College Factual, an online rankings organization, has distinguished the University of Central Missouri as No. 1 among the 2019 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for the Money in Missouri and among the top 15 percent of CIS programs nationally.

January 23, 2019
2019 MLK Service Award Winners
University News, awards

Honoring M.L. King's Legacy, Two Area Residents Recognized for Community Service

Two individuals who have set a positive example for others in the local community and in the Warrensburg R-VI School District were honored for their service during a recent award ceremony conducted by the Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the University of Central Missouri.

January 20, 2019
Tuition Giveaway 2019
University News, studentsuccess, scholarships

Lee's Summit North Senior Surprised as Recipient of Free Tuition Giveaway

Jessica Carnnahan, a senior at Lee’s Summit North High School, got an unexpected boost to putting herself on a more affordable road to a college degree.

January 18, 2019
U.S. News & World Report
collegebusiness, awards, Rankings, University News

UCM Included Among 'U.S. News & World Report's' Best Online MBA Programs

“U.S. News & World Report,” a publication many students turn to for information to help them decide how to reach their higher education goals, has ranked the University of Central Missouri’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program among the best in the nation.

January 15, 2019
Step Forward
events, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents 'Step Forward' Benefit Performance

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance announces a benefit performance of “Step Forward,” produced during spring 2018.

January 09, 2019
Chris Beggs
University News, studentsuccess, facstaff

UCM Appoints Executive Director for Academic Support Services

Chris Beggs, a University of Central Missouri staff member who has played an important role in student success during his nearly seven-year tenure, has been named the university's executive director of Academic Support Services.

January 07, 2019
Missouri Innovation Campus
MIC, University News

Four New Corporate Partners Join Missouri Innovation Campus Program

More than 50 industry-leading businesses work with this unique school to better prepare students for success.

January 03, 2019
UCM Seal
University News

Board Approves Degree Programs, Certificates, Snow Removal Services

Approval of new bachelor’s and master’s degrees and two certificate programs, as well as a 0.5 percent increase in the administrative fee for Alumni Foundation funds functioning as endowments were among items approved by the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors when it met on campus Dec. 7.

December 17, 2018
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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