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Census Shows Five-year Growth in Enrollment, Although No Record This Year

Fall 2016 census data collected the week of Sept. 12-16 at the University of Central Missouri indicate that while enrollment is below last year’s all-time record, the university in the last five years has experienced a 20.2 percent increase in overall student headcount and an 11.3 percent increase in total credit hours.

September 20, 2016
University News, events

UCM Archives and Museum to Host Ask a Curator Day

The University of Central Missouri’s Arthur F. McClure Archives and University Museum will offer a unique opportunity to learn more about heirlooms and historic items as they host “Ask a Curator Day” Saturday, Sept. 24.

September 16, 2016
University News, awards

UCM Honored by Guadalupe Centers, Inc., with the Robert Reeds Business of the Year Award

The University of Central Missouri was recognized by the Guadalupe Centers of Kansas City with the Robert Reeds Business of the Year Award at the organization’s 2016 Blanco y Negro Awards Gala.

September 16, 2016
University News

Terrorist Attacks of 9/11 Awaken, Resurge Nation to Protect Freedoms

While the people of this nation remember the thousands of individuals who perished and were injured due to terrorist attacks on American soil Sept. 11, 2001, this tragedy also marked a great awakening and the end of complacency in the United States. It signifies a new chapter in an ongoing fight to remain free.

September 12, 2016
University News, events

Vendors Sought for Veterans Summit and Resource Fair Oct. 7

An opportunity to join a dialogue with an Army Ranger who has gained national attention, as well as informational activities focused on the needs of military service members and veterans will be part of the annual Veterans Summit and Resource Fair, Friday, Oct. 7.

September 08, 2016
University News

Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity Named, Grand Opening Planned

Contributing to the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to create an atmosphere of openness and acceptance for the campus community, the Board of Governors recently approved the naming of the new Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity (CMI).

August 31, 2016
events, University News

Wounded Warrior Cedric King to Share Inspirational Story of Persistence at UCM

A highly sought-after inspirational speaker who has spoken to groups ranging from public school students to NFL football players and members of Fortune 500 companies, Master Sgt. Cedric King will speak at the University of Central Missouri at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 in Hendricks Hall.

August 29, 2016
University News, events

Faculty and Staff to Tour Whiteman in October, Register by Sept. 26

An opportunity is available for University of Central Missouri faculty and staff members who would like to tour Whiteman Air Force Base Friday, Oct. 14, through a special program conducted between Whiteman leadership and the UCM Office of Military and Veteran Services.

August 29, 2016
University News, events

Guest Speaker Announced for UCM Constitution Week

Carol Faulkner, Ph.D., professor of history at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, will present Lucretia Mott at Seneca Falls: Religion, Race, and Women's Rights at 7 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 15, in Union 238.

August 29, 2016
University News

UCM Green Dot Participates in National Green Dot Day of Training

UCM Green Dot, the University of Central Missouri’s initiative to reduce power-based personal violence on campus and in the local community, will participate in the national Green Dot day of training from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.

August 23, 2016
University News, facstaff

Denver Resident Accepts UCM's New Associate VP Post in Human Resources

Enhancing the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to navigate through changes in higher education that affect employees, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), UCM announces the appointment of A. Ranea Taylor, Denver, Colo., to serve in the newly created position, Associate Vice President for Human Resources.

August 22, 2016
events, University News

UCM Introduces The 'UCM Big Idea Program' for Student Entrepreneurs

Danny O’Neill, Kansas City regional Entrepreneur of the Year and founder and owner of The Roasterie, the Kansas City home of air-roasted coffees and coffee cafes, will be the honorary host and keynote speaker for the UCM Big Idea Conference Aug. 24 at the University of Central Missouri.

August 18, 2016
events, University News

Annual 'Get the Red Out' Street Fair Planned for Sept. 8

The University of Central Missouri and the surrounding community will celebrate the UCM Mules football first home game of the season with the 12th annual Get the Red Out street fair planned for 4-6:30 p.m. p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8.

August 16, 2016
awards, University News

KMOS-TV Nominated for Regional Emmy Award for "KMOS Presents Missouri Life"

KMOS-TV, the University of Central Missouri’s public broadcasting station, has been nominated to receive a Regional Emmy award for its original magazine series, “KMOS Presents Missouri Life.”

August 12, 2016
events, University News

UCM Fall Concert Features 3OH!3, Chevy Woods and Marcus Johnson

The fall semester at the University of Central Missouri kicks off with a special event as Spotlight, UCM’s student programming organization, presents the annual Fall Concert for UCM students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community, at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in the UCM Multipurpose Building.

August 12, 2016
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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