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UCM Departments of Theatre and Dance, Music Present 'Footloose'

The University of Central Missouri Department of Theatre and Dance and the Department of Music present the musical production Footloose Oct. 4-8 in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

September 25, 2017
awards, University News

Calderon Family Recognized as UCM Family of the Year

The family of University of Central Missouri freshman Jose Calderon, Independence, was named the UCM Family of the Year as part of UCM’s annual Family Weekend Sept. 15-17.

September 19, 2017
University News

Growth in New Freshmen, Transfers Among UCM Enrollment Successes

Successes that include 5.1 percent growth in new freshmen, a 3.4 percent increase in new transfer students, and a 1.1 percent increase in student retention are being experienced at the University of Central Missouri.

September 15, 2017
University News

Building Partnerships, UCM Group Welcomed to Nepal's Largest University

A travel mission designed to promote opportunities for international students and to develop new partnerships benefiting students at the University of Central Missouri, President Charles Ambrose and a small group of UCM faculty and staff were welcomed today to the largest university in Nepal.

September 15, 2017
University News

Emotions Stirred by 9-11 Tragedy Touch Students, Continue to Impact Nation

It doesn’t matter how old you are, if you have been living in the United States since Sept. 11, 2001, chances are you still likely feel the emotional impact that has stirred the nation since the worst act of terrorism to ever occur on American soil. This includes university students, according to Brig. Gen. John Nichols, guest speaker at the 2017 Patriot Day on the University of Central Missouri campus.

September 11, 2017
University News, awards

KMOS-TV Claims Emmy Award for Episode of 'Missouri Life'

KMOS-TV, the University of Central Missouri’s public television, claimed its first Mid-American Chapter Regional Emmy award in the history of the station at the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awards ceremony in St. Louis Sept. 9.

September 11, 2017
events, University News

UCM Joins in Techweek Kansas City with Sept. 12 Event at MIC

The University of Central Missouri-Lee’s Summit is joining Techweek Kansas City activities by hosting the free Technology in Education Demonstration 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at The Missouri Innovation Campus, 1101 N.W. Innovation Parkway in Lee’s Summit. This is in addition to UCM faculty and staff participation in other organized metro area events.

September 08, 2017
University News, events

UCM Guest Lecture to Examine Diversity in the Women's Suffrage Movement

The University of Central Missouri will host Cathleen Cahill, associate professor of history at Pennsylvania State University and distinguished lecturer for the Organization of American Historians, as she presents Who Fought for Women’s Suffrage: A More Diverse View at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in Elliott Student Union 240.

September 08, 2017
University News, events

MIC Stakeholders, Gov. Greitens Celebrate Grand Opening

Calling the partnerships leading to the new Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) program and facility a “success,” Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Sept. 5 joined in celebrating the grand opening of the $40 million MIC building at 1101 NW Innovation Parkway in Lee’s Summit.

September 06, 2017
events, University News

Gov. Greitens Scheduled to Join in Missouri Innovation Campus Grand Opening

A new milestone representing progress in STEM education and an accelerated, cost-saving pathway to a four-year college degree will be celebrated with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens joining metropolitan area residents and others attending the grand opening of the new Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) building.

September 01, 2017
University News, events

Missouri Innovation Campus Grand Opening Sept. 5, Governor to Attend

Area residents are invited to attend the grand opening of the new Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 1101 NW Innovation Parkway, Lee’s Summit.

August 30, 2017
University News

New Leadership Certification Program Added to UCM-Lee's Summit Campus

The University of Central Missouri (UCM) has teamed up with national business-to-business (B2B) partnership experts to offer a Strategic Partner Leadership Professional (SPLP) Certification program to business professionals.

August 30, 2017
facstaff, University News

New Vice President Hired to Lead UCM Fundraising and Alumni Programs

University of Central Missouri President Charles Ambrose has announced the hiring of J. Lance Cavanaugh as the new Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of the UCM Alumni Foundation.

August 29, 2017
University News

UCM Experiencing Growth in New First-time, Full-time Undergrads, Transfer Students

One week into the fall 2017 semester, the University of Central Missouri is experiencing growth in two significant areas of focus, new first-time, full-time undergraduate students and new transfer students.

August 22, 2017
University News

UCM Child and Family Development Program Earns CFLE Designation

The Child Development and Family Living undergraduate program at the University of Central Missouri has met the standards and criteria required for the provisional Certified Family Life Educator designation from the National Council on Family Relations.

August 22, 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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