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Community Service Award, Todd Hamann Memorial Foundation, Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Daphanie Parks, University News

Local Foundation, Student Recognized with MLK Community Service Awards

The University of Central Missouri and the Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of Commerce recognized the Todd Hamann Memorial Foundation and Chilhowee High School Senior Daphanie Parks with the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Community Services Awards at the monthly Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday, Jan. 13.

January 15, 2016
Wee Trio
concert, University News, Performing Arts Series, hart recital hall, The Wee Trio

Performing Arts Series Presents The Wee Trio in Concert

The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri presents The Wee Trio In Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in Hart Recital Hall. The presentation is part of the PAS Guest Artist Series.

January 15, 2016
military, veterans, University News, Return With Purpose

Workshop Assists Service Members, Veterans, Reservists and Their Spouses

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, is planned for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the University of Central Missouri. Registration is now being accepted for the one-day session, which takes place in Room 235 of the Elliott Student Union.

January 14, 2016
Cynthia Johnson
University News, ucmalumni, Keynote Speaker, Cynthia Johnson, UCM Freedom Scholarship Dinner

UCM Alumna Cynthia Johnson Named Keynote Speaker for 2016 UCM Freedom Scholarship Dinner

Kansas City educator and nationally recognized speaker and consultant Cynthia “Mama J” Johnson will be the keynote speaker for the University of Central Missouri’s annual Freedom Scholarship Dinner, planned for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in the Elliott Student Union ballroom. The event is the highlight of the university’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, “Equality and Education Still Matter.”

January 13, 2016
Redman suit
UCM Foundation, University News, police academy, RedMan Suit

UCM Alumni Foundation Funds New RedMan Suit for Police Academy

The Central Missouri Policy Academy at the University of Central Missouri obtained critical new equipment this semester for safer student training of defensive tactics. A UCM Alumni Foundation Opportunity Grant funded the purchase of a full instructor’s RedMan Suit and 24 padded training batons. Unrestricted gifts from donors made the grant possible.

January 12, 2016
MLK
University News, Warrensburg Ministerial Association, Alumni Memorial Chapel, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Praise and Worship Service, MLK, Performing Arts Series

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
Mary Long, University News, University of Central Missouri Board of Governors

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, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, University News, State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama, State of the State Address

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
Lincoln University, Learning Day, Kevin Rome, University News

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
collegehealth, University News, cybersecurity, studentsuccess

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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awards, University News

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
awards, University News, events

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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University News, studentsuccess

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
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
ucmblog

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
ucmblog

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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