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affordability, University News

Board Sets Tuition, Housing Fees During March Meeting

Part of an overall strategy to address an expected $5.4 million decline in state funding for Fiscal Year 2019, the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors is putting a 2.1 percent increase in base resident undergraduate and graduate tuition on the books in preparation for the fall 2018 semester.

March 21, 2018
University News, awards

Garver Honored with Missouri Governor's Award for Excellence in Education

Beginning his work at the University of Central Missouri in fall 2016, Matthew J. Garver’s tenure may be brief, but the positive impact he is having on students has contributed to his selection as recipient of the Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education.

March 16, 2018
awards, University News

UCM Professor Honored with SHAPE America Joy of Effort Award

A University of Central Missouri faculty member whose professional peers have described as a “master educator,” Dennis Docheff, professor in the Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology, is being recognized with the Joy of Effort Award by SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators.

March 08, 2018
collegearts, University News, events

UCM Celebrates the 50th Annual Children's Literature Festival

The University of Central Missouri will celebrate the 50th Annual Children’s Literature Festival March 18-20, with more than 30 nationally recognized authors and illustrators in attendance.

March 06, 2018
University News, collegearts

UCM PR Program Leads Study Abroad Trip to Australia

The University of Central Missouri public relations program announces it will lead a study abroad trip to Brisbane, Australia Dec. 9 - 21 for interested UCM students and alumni.

March 01, 2018
facstaff, University News

UCM in Warrensburg and Lee's Summit Conduct Tornado Drill March 6

The University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg and UCM-Lee’s Summit will participate in a statewide tornado drill at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 6. This drill is expected to last about 15 minutes and is designed to orient faculty, staff, and students in appropriate measures to take during a real tornadic event.

February 27, 2018
University News, collegearts, events

UCM Continues Study and Discussion of the Women's Suffrage Movement

The University of Central Missouri will host the second in a series of three events in the “Centennial of Women’s Suffrage Speakers and Events Series” on Tuesday, March 6, and Tuesday, March 13.

February 27, 2018
facstaff, University News, collegearts, events

Department of Theatre Dance to Present 'Our Town' Honoring Richard Herman

The University of Central Missouri Department of Theatre and Dance will present the mainstage production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town March 7-11 in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

February 23, 2018
University News, awards, facstaff

UCM Faculty Receive Promotion, Tenure for Academic Year 2018-19

Nineteen University of Central Missouri faculty members were recently approved for promotion and tenure to associate professor, eight for promotion to professor, and one promotion to associate professor and one for tenure only. Names of these individuals and their achievements at UCM were released this week by Interim Provost-Chief Learning Officer Mike Godard.

February 13, 2018
collegeeducation, University News, facstaff

Project Safe Includes Green Dot Presentations, Violence Prevention Speaker

A student-led initiative is being launched in February to foster more communication about steps University of Central Missouri students can take to address issues related to sexual assault and other forms of power-based violence.

February 09, 2018
University News, collegearts, events, facstaff

UCM to Host Event Showcase Feb. 15

The University of Central Missouri will offer a firsthand look at the variety of services and venues available to the public at the UCM Event Showcase, planned for 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in the ballroom of the Elliott Student Union, 511 S. Holden St.

February 08, 2018
University News, awards

Theatre and Dance Claims Awards at Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Students and faculty from the University of Central Missouri Department of Theatre and Dance returned from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival regional conference Jan. 21-27 in Des Moines with a variety of awards and honors.

February 08, 2018
University News

UCM and Kent State Ag Researchers Aim to Determine Probability of Contract Disputes Between Producers and Grain Companies

With help from grant funding, researchers from the University of Central Missouri and Kent State University in New Philadelphia, Ohio, are seeking to determine the leading cause of contract disputes while also finding a way to predict the probability of a dispute arising between the two parties.

February 08, 2018
University News, awards

UCM Online Library Science Master's Degree Program Achieves National Rankings

The University of Central Missouri online Master of Science degree in Library Science has earned recognition by College Choice, a leading authority on college rankings, for quality and affordability among the top 30 online programs in the nation.

February 08, 2018
University News, collegeeducation, events

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 Feb. 19 to join President Chuck Ambrose for the production of the premier episode of “Inside Education.”

February 05, 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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