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UCM Department of Art and Design Celebrates Publication of Department History

The University of Central Missouri Department of Art and Design will celebrate the release of “Art and Design at Central,” a history of the Department of Art and Design at UCM, Thursday, Feb. 1, in the UCM Gallery of Art and Design, 217 E. Clark St. The public is invited to attend.

January 17, 2018
collegeeducation, events, University News

Panel of Missouri Education Leaders Kickoff KMOS-TV's "Inside Education" Premier Episode Hosted by President Ambrose

Education leaders that include presidents and chancellors at the largest institutions in the state are coming to the University of Central Missouri this week to join President Chuck Ambrose for the production of the premier episode of “Inside Education.”

January 10, 2018
University News

New UCM Degree Gets Nod of Approval from CBHE, Fall 2018 Roll Out Will Prepare More Software Engineers

Helping to meet a growing need in a high-tech field, the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education has approved the University of Central Missouri’s new Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering degree. The CBHE’s decision enables UCM to achieve a new academic milestone in the delivery of high-impact degree programs.

December 18, 2017
University News

Innovation Track Expands Degree Completion Opportunities in Lee's Summit, Reduces College Cost for Students

The Innovation Track concept that the University of Central Missouri created to enable high school students to earn up to 30 hours of college credit is being extended to the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District to provide expanded degree completion opportunities in cooperation with Metropolitan Community College – Longview.

December 15, 2017
facstaff, University News

Providing Experience, Continuity, Goos Assumes Interim Enrollment Management Role

While Mike Godard prepares to assume his interim assignment as provost – chief learning officer at the University of Central Missouri, his position as vice provost for enrollment management also is being filled on an interim basis to provide experience, continuity in this important university area.

December 08, 2017
University News

NACEP Members Nationwide Learn About UCM's Success with Dual Credit

While the University of Central Missouri was being formally recognized for its recent accreditation by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP), UCM staff also were invited to join a select group of organization members on a national stage to share details about the university’s success in dual credit.

December 07, 2017
University News

UCM Honors Kansas City Publisher, Community Leader During Commencement

In addition to honoring more than 1,300 new graduates, the University of Central Missouri will recognize Kansas City newspaper publisher and active member of the Hispanic/Latino community, Jose “Joe” Arce, during 2017 Fall Commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8-9.

December 06, 2017
University News, awards

Moeder Honored by UMR-ACUHO with the William B. Sweet Award

Brenda Moeder, director of housing facilities and operations at the University of Central Missouri, received the William B. Sweet Distinguished Service Award from the Upper Midwest Region-Association of College and University Housing Officers at the group’s annual conference Nov. 8 at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

November 27, 2017
collegehealth, University News, collegebusiness

UCM Meets Demand for Big Data and Business Analytics Professionals

The University of Central Missouri has responded to the urgent corporate need for professionals to analyze the rapidly increasing volume of technology-generated data with the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Big Data and Business Analytics.

November 21, 2017
University News, facstaff

Board Approves Re-Assignment of Individuals in Two Key Leadership Roles

In its closed session Friday, Nov. 17, the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors approved two personnel actions that involve changes in duties for two key university administrators. These are strategic appointments designed to provide continuity as one administrator prepares to begin a new position elsewhere, while also helping the university through current and future budget planning amidst many funding challenges.

November 20, 2017
University News

Department of Theatre and Dance Presents Student-Directed Production of 'Not Waving'

The University of Central Missouri Department of Theatre and Dance presents its mainstage production of the award-winning play Not Waving by Richard Manley at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and 2 in the Black Box Theatre in Nickerson Hall.

November 17, 2017
University News

UCM to Host Holiday Open House Dec. 2

The University of Central Missouri will host a Holiday Open House Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Achauer House, 314 S. Holden. Members of the campus and the local community are invited to attend the event, which is planned for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

November 14, 2017
University News, awards

UCM Chapter of AIBD Earns Chapter of the Year Recognition

The University of Central Missouri student chapter of the American Institute of Building Design has been recognized as the AIBD Student Chapter of the Year for the second consecutive year.

November 10, 2017
facstaff, University News

UCM Provost Recommended for Presidency of Indiana State University

After serving the University of Central Missouri as provost-chief learning officer for five years, Deborah Curtis is being recommended for appointment as the 12th president of her alma mater, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Ind.

November 09, 2017
awards, University News

Professional Grounds Management Society Honors UCM for Second Consecutive Year

During the Professional Grounds Management Society’s (PGMS) annual exposition Oct. 20 in Louisville, Ky., UCM received the University and College Grounds (Large category) Green Star Awards® Honor Award for exceptional grounds maintenance.

November 09, 2017
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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