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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
University News, events

UCM Distinguished Alumnus to Present Keynote Address at Pre-Patriot Day Event

An annual ceremony honoring the men and women who died and those who responded to terrorist attacks on the United States Sept. 11, 2001 will be observed by the University of Central Missouri Friday, Sept. 9. The ceremony begins at noon near the flagpole at the quadrangle, and is open to members of the campus and local communities.

August 11, 2016
University News, events

Annual Provost's Faculty Showcase Opens 2016-17 Performing Arts Season

Deborah Curtis, provost and chief learning officer at the University of Central Missouri, in conjunction with The Performing Arts Series and the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, will open the 2016-2017 performance season as she hosts the annual Provost’s Faculty Showcase of the Arts, presented by the Department of Music at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24 in Hart Recital Hall.

August 11, 2016
Students talking
studentsuccess, University News, affordability

UCM Offers New Scholarships for Study Abroad in France

Four new scholarships will offer students at the University of Central Missouri the opportunity to study abroad during 2017, enriching their college experience and adding value to the degrees they will receive.

August 10, 2016
University News

Board Authorizes Union Renovations Needed for Steak 'n Shake, Chick-fil-A

As the University of Central Missouri enhances its food service options to students and the local community in the Elliott Student Union, the Board of Governors has approved up to $300,000 in additional renovations and upgrades to accommodate the new Steak ‘n Shake and the relocation of Chick-fil-A, both nationally known food franchises.

August 08, 2016
University News, awards, facstaff

Iske Recognized by the American Industrial Hygiene Association with the Henry F. Smyth, Jr. Award

S. D. Allen Iske, Jr., professor of safety sciences in the School of Environmental, Physical and Applied Sciences in the College of Health, Science, and Technology at the University of Central Missouri, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Henry F. Smyth, Jr. Award by the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

July 29, 2016
University News

Relationship with Husch Blackwell Provides Leadership, Service in Legal Affairs

Building a team with proven expertise to help the University of Central Missouri navigate through changes in federal law and other legal matters that affect higher education, UCM has expanded its relationship with Husch Blackwell LLP to provide staff leadership and services on a full-time basis in the campus’ Office of Legal Affairs and Risk Management.

July 27, 2016
University News

Huffman's Leadership Brings National Group to UCM for Summer Meeting

Board members and Conference Planning Committee members of the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education will be on campus Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 28-30 for the group’s annual summer planning meeting.

July 25, 2016
facstaff, University News

Olathe, Kan. Resident Selected to Lead Admissions Effort at UCM

Playing an important role in recruitment activities that support the continued growth of the University of Central Missouri, Justin (J.D.) Gragg, Olathe, Kan., has been named Director of Admissions.

July 25, 2016
University News, awards

Murphy Receives UCM's Foster/Inglish Prize for Excellence in Public Relations

Jeff Murphy, assistant director of University Relations for media relations at the University of Central Missouri, recently was named the recipient of the Carl B. Foster/John M. Inglish Prize for Outstanding Service in Public Relations.

July 21, 2016
University News, awards

National Academic Advising Association Honors UCM Advisor

After being recognized at the campus, state and regional level, longtime University of Central Missouri staff member Paula Brant is now earning national recognition in her field. She will receive the Outstanding Advising Award presented by the National Academic Advising Association.

July 13, 2016
University News, events

UCM to Host President's Lawn Concert July 25

University of Central Missouri President Chuck Ambrose and Mrs. Kris Ambrose will host the President’s Lawn Concert Monday, July 25.

July 11, 2016
University News, facstaff

University of Tennessee Educator to Lead UCM Finance and Administration

After a national search for a leader to facilitate university business and administrative units that are key to supporting strategic priorities, Douglas Hawks, Ph.D., has been named Vice President for Finance and Administration at the University of Central Missouri. Hawks comes to UCM from his role as an administrator at the University of Tennessee (UTK), Knoxville.

July 11, 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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