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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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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
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University News

KMOS-TV Donates Children's Books to Johnson County Christmas Angel Tree Program

KMOS-TV, the University of Central Missouri’s public broadcasting television station, has provided assistance to a local program that brings the joy of Christmas to area children.

December 09, 2015
University News, studentsuccess

Record Number of Graduate Students Participating 2015 Fall Commencement

The Warrensburg community will experience a significant increase in community visitors this weekend as the University of Central Missouri hosts its annual fall commencement exercises in the Multipurpose Building.

December 08, 2015
University News, awards, facstaff

Lewandowski Receives Third Prestigious Fulbright Award

While a University of Central Missouri administrator prepares to serve an overseas appointment made possible through a prestigious Fulbright grant, UCM is making plans to temporarily fill his on-campus duties with help from a nine-year faculty member who has a diverse background of service to the university.

November 30, 2015
University News, facstaff

Former Texas Educator Assumes Lead Role at UCM-Lee's Summit

Lisa London, a resident of Fairway, Kan., who has more than 13 years of success in educational program development and university administration in Texas, has been named Director of UCM-Lee’s Summit, the University of Central Missouri’s extended campus facility serving the Kansas City metropolitan area. She begins her duties Nov. 30.

November 30, 2015
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National Prevention Award Recognizes UCM, Whiteman, Community Partnership

One of only four programs in the nation to be recognized, Community Culture of Responsible Choices, a coalition which includes representation from the University of Central Missouri, Whiteman Air Force Base, and Johnson County communities, has received a 2015 National Exemplary Award for Innovative Substance Abuse Prevention Programs, Practices, and Policies.

November 20, 2015
University News

UCM's THRIVE Program Hosts Visitors from Russia

The University of Central Missouri’s THRIVE program recently hosted a group from Russia who visited the campus to learn more about the UCM program that provides a two-year, residential college experience for intellectually challenged young adults.

November 18, 2015
awards, University News

UCM Claims Top Award at Annual State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition

A team of two marketing students from the University of Central Missouri claimed the top award in the 2015 State Farm® Marketing and Sales Competition Friday, Nov. 13, at UCM.

November 18, 2015
University News, facstaff

Lumina Foundation Invites Ambrose to Serve as Panelist at National Convening

The Lumina Foundation, a not-for-profit organization committed to increasing the number of United States citizens who have college degrees, has invited Charles Ambrose, president of the University of Central Missouri, to serve as a speaker/panelist at the organization’s upcoming convening, Wednesday-Thursday, Nov. 18-19 in Indianapolis, Ind.

November 17, 2015
University News

Students Have Opportunity to Participate in Title IX Campus Climate Survey

As a proactive step to gain valuable feedback to aid in developing programs and services to protect, educate, and support students , the University of Central Missouri will administer the online Title IX Campus Climate Survey, Nov. 16 to Dec. 4.

November 13, 2015
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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