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UCM Aviation, UCM Alumni Foundation, University News

UCM Celebrates New Skyhaven Aviation Center, a Vision That Became Reality Thanks to Generous Donors, State Support

With much fanfare, including music provided by student marching band members, and a ribbon cutting with hundreds of guests, the University of Central Missouri on Sept. 8 celebrated the opening of its new Skyhaven Aviation Center at the Max. B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport.

September 11, 2023
UCM Alumni Foundation, University News, biology, chemistry

First Endowed Chair Honors Professor Emeritus John Hess, Supports Mentorship in Biology and Chemistry

Recognizing the value of strong professor-student relationships, UCM alumnus Dr. Stephen Lacey and his wife, Ann Lacey, Coppell, Texas, are establishing the John Hess Endowed Chair in Biology or Chemistry for Student Mentorship with a $1 million gift to the University of Central Missouri Foundation. An agreement creating this first-ever endowed chair at UCM was signed formally during a recent ceremony at the W.C. Morris Science Building.

September 10, 2023
University News, rotc, Office of Military and Veteran Services

Flags Honoring 9/11 Victims, Moment of Silence Planned as UCM Observes Patriot Day on Sept. 11 at the Quadrangle

In memory of those who lost their lives during the worst terrorist attack on United States soil, the University of Central Missouri is planning the Patriot Day Moment of Silence event beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11 at the quadrangle.

September 07, 2023
University News, UCM Lee's Summit

University of Central Missouri to Host Job Fair and Career Expo Oct. 5 at Lee's Summit Campus

Looking for a new job or interested in scaling up your skills to launch a new career? Register today to attend the University of Central Missouri’s Fall 2023 Job Fair and Career Expo, scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at UCM’s Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit.

September 06, 2023
University News, Music Technology and Composition

UCM Center for Music Technology Presents Guest Artist JNTHN STEIN

Renowned beat maker and Ableton Live specialist JNTHN STEIN will present workshops and a solo concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, in Hart Recital Hall. Admission is free, and a raffle giveaway for six free Ableton Live licenses will take place during the performance.

September 06, 2023
Military and Veterans Services, University News

UCM Hosts Visit From Whiteman AFB 509th Bomb Wing Commander, Col. Keith Butler

Col. Keith Butler, commander of the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, and his wife, Diane, had an opportunity to learn more about how the university service active duty military members and their dependents and veterans as part of a campus visit on Tuesday, Sept. 5.

September 06, 2023
Missouri innovation campus, University News

MIC Program's Unique Internships Ensure Students Are Prepared for Today's Workforce While Contributing to Industry's Talent Pool

Reshaping the typical college internship has long been an important aspect of the University of Central Missouri’s nationally recognized Missouri Innovation Campus program. Strengthening the internship commitment was recommended by the MIC’s business partners when the program began in 2012 and has continued to be a key advantage for both students and companies.

September 01, 2023
Department of Public Safety, Parking Services, University News

UCM Parking Services Implementing Digital License Plate Reading for Improved Parking Lot Patrol and Management

With plans to implement new technology to create more efficient, cost-effective parking lot patrol and management, the University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety has obtained a new vehicle well equipped to assist in this effort. A step toward the future, Public Safety this summer purchased a hybrid 2023 Ford Maverick pickup with digital license plate reading capabilities that will be ready for deployment beginning Sept. 1.

August 31, 2023
University News, College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, NEH

UCM Partners to Bring National Endowment for Humanities Chair to Missouri for Historic Speech

Consistent with its role in providing educational programs and opportunities that promote history and culture, the University of Central Missouri College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is co-sponsoring the first visit to Missouri by the Chair of the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH). The history-making keynote speech by NEH Chair Shelly C. Lowe will be presented at Maple Woods Community College, 2601 NE Barry Road, Kansas City, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 as part of a tour giving her an opportunity to learn more about Missouri’s cultural assets and humanities offerings.

August 25, 2023
University News, International Student Services, English Language Institute

UCM Agreement with Hiroshima Institution Paves Way for Expanded Partnership Benefiting Students

A memorandum of understanding opening the door for an expanded partnership with Hiroshima College of Foreign Languages (HCFL) in Japan was recently signed by administrative and academic leaders at the University of Central Missouri and HCFL.

August 24, 2023
University News, UCM Board of Governors

Approval of UCM Employee Health, Dental Insurance Renewal, Noland Football Office Upgrades Among Board of Governors Recent Actions

University of Central Missouri employee health and dental insurance renewal for 2024, renovation of the Terry Noland Football Offices, and renewal of KMOS-TV Public Broadcasting Systems (PB) dues were approved by the Board of Governors when it met in its Aug. 17 plenary session. These actions took place shortly after the board began its meeting with the swearing in of its new student board member and recognition of newly named emeriti faculty and staff members.

August 22, 2023
University News, UCM Theatre and Dance

UCM Theatre and Dance Offers 2023-24 Season Tickets, Free Admission with University Student ID

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the availability of 2023-2024 season tickets now through Sept. 28.The theme for this season is “With Love,” commemorating UCM Theatre and Dance productions that celebrate love in its many different forms.

August 22, 2023
University News, Intercollegiate Athletics, NCAA II

UCM Athletics Legend Jerry Hughes Honored Through Building Renaming

During the four decades Jerry Hughes served in a leadership post within University of Central Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics, the UCM Multipurpose Building became much like a second home. He devoted countless hours at the institution’s main indoor sports arena watching the growth of thousands of student athletes, the building of regional and national championship athletics teams, and the countless celebrations that came with the home-teams’ successes. Although Hughes passed away on Jan. 21, 2023 while he was serving as Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics, his professional legacy will live on with the Multipurpose Building being renamed the Jerry M. Hughes Athletics Center.

August 21, 2023
student success, University News

With New MACADA Recognition, Schueller Contributes to UCM's History of Award-winning Academic Advisement Professionals

When it comes to advising students on the best path toward a successful higher education experience, University of Central Missouri staff members have no shortage of recognition through state, regional and national accolades. Success in this area is once again being highlighted with Ken Schueller being named recipient of the Missouri Academic Advising Association (MACADA) Outstanding Academic Advising Award for an Academic Advising Administrator.

August 18, 2023
UCM Theatre and Dance, art center, music, University News

UCM Performing Arts Faculty Take Center Stage Aug. 28 for the Provost's Faculty Showcase

Highlighting the diverse, talented faculty members who serve the University of Central Missouri, performing artists representing the UCM academic areas of Music, Theatre and Dance return to Hart Recital Hall for their annual season opener, the Provost’s Faculty Showcase, at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28.

August 17, 2023
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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