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University News, Girls State, American Legion Auxiliary

UCM Welcomes American Legion Auxiliary Missouri Girls State

The University of Central Missouri will welcome more than 750 young women from across Missouri to campus June 26-July 2 as they experience democracy in action as citizens of the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State.

June 23, 2016
certificate program, University News, events and services certificate program, events and services

Board Approves Events and Services Certificate Program Among Action Items

Approval of the new Events and Services Certificate Program was among items on the agenda when the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors met in plenary session June 17 in the Elliott Student Union. The board also approved its officers for Fiscal Year 2017, as well as a contract award for aviation insurance, contract for international collection services, and master service agreement for job order contracting services.

June 21, 2016
governor, jay nixon, senate bill 997, press conference, University News

Governor Signs Bill Aimed at Holding College Costs Down, Increase Completion

Senate Bill 997, legislation that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said is good for students, education institutions, and the state’s economy, was signed June 16 during a press conference conducted by the governor at the University of Central Missouri.

June 16, 2016
University News, skyhaven airport, stop on the air race classic, women aviators

UCM's Skyhaven Airport to Host Women Aviators as a Stop on the Air Race Classic

The University of Central Missouri’s Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport will play host to women aviators from across the country as it serves as one of seven designated stops for teams participating in the 2016 Air Race Classic June 21-24.

June 16, 2016
renovation, University News, w.c. morris

Work Begins on Renovation of UCM's W.C. Morris Science Building

Work has begun on the $18.4 million renovation of the W. C. Morris Science Building at the University of Central Missouri, a project that will provide state-of-the-art facilities for future generations of students studying the sciences, mathematics and computer science at the university.

June 16, 2016
vigil, University News, Orlando Tragedy

UCM Hosts Vigil Bringing Community Together in Wake of Orlando Tragedy

An afternoon vigil to provide a place for the Warrensburg and University of Central Missouri communities to stand as one in support of the LGBTQ community following the recent tragedy in Orlando, Fla., will be hosted by UCM Wednesday, June 15 in Elliott Student Union 237A-B. The event begins at 4:30 p.m., and all interested individuals are invited to attend.

June 13, 2016
University News, Boys State

UCM Hosts 77th Annual Missouri Boys State June 18-25

The University of Central Missouri will host the 77th annual session of the American Legion Missouri Boys State June 18-25 on the Warrensburg campus.

June 13, 2016
University News, renovation, hendricks hall

Support for Hendricks Hall Renovation Project Gains Momentum

Dedicated in 1923, Hendricks Hall, the historic auditorium on the campus of the University of Central Missouri, has served the campus and community with timeless architecture and design features that make it unique. In an effort to preserve the historic aspects of the auditorium while creating a state-of-the-art performance venue for UCM, Warrensburg and the surrounding area, The Hendricks Hall Renovation Project remains a priority as fundraising gains momentum.

June 07, 2016
Children's Play, Central Missouri Repertory, Once in the Time of the Rainbow Crow, University News

Central Missouri Repertory to Present Original Children's Play

The Central Missouri Repertory Theatre at the University of Central Missouri will present the world premiere of the children's play "Once in the Time of the Rainbow Crow" by Claudia I. Haas this summer at locations throughout west-central central Missouri during June.The performance is under the direction of John Wilson, professor of theatre and chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance.

June 06, 2016
workshop, “Internet of Things”, University News, KC Social Innovation Center, SensED IoT, Mozilla’s Gigabit Community Fund, SensED pilot development

UCM Lee's Summit, KC Social Innovation Center Bring IoT Workshop to KC Area Teachers

The University of Central Missouri and the KC Social Innovation Center are working together to bring an “Internet of Things” workshop to area teachers to continue SensED pilot development of IoT curriculum and solutions through funding awarded by Mozilla’s Gigabit Community Fund.

June 03, 2016
University News, Learning Day, Overcome Prejudices, Luis Córdoba

Córdoba to Outline How to Overcome Prejudices as Learning Day Speaker June 15

Luis Córdoba, a member of the Superintendent’s senior cabinet as the Executive Director of Student Intervention Programs for the Kansas City Public Schools, will bring his powerful message of the importance of helping people of all ages overcome prejudices and stereotypes as the keynote speaker for the UCM Learning Day June 15.

June 03, 2016
Missouri Health & Educational Authority’s bonds, University News, Standard & Poor’s Global ratings

S&P's 'A+' Bond Rating Reflects UCM's Strong Credit Fundamentals

A positive indication of the University of Central Missouri’s financial stability and ability to manage credit came in May as Standard & Poor’s Global ratings announced it has revised UCM’s rating on Missouri Health & Educational Authority’s bonds from "A" to “A+." This applies to the security for the series 2012A revenue bonds, which were issued to refinance the University Housing system energy savings project and library facility construction; series 2013B-2 bonds issued for improvements at Audrey J. Walton Stadium at Vernon Kennedy Field; and series 2013C-2 educational facilities revenue bonds to help construct The Crossing–South at Holden student housing-retail project.

May 31, 2016
Mules National Golf Club, University News, Keth Memorial Golf Course, ribbon cutting

Ceremonial Wishes for Good Luck Help Usher in New Era for UCM Golf Facility

Like a horseshoe, if a muleshoe can bring good luck, there is a great future ahead for golfers who play at Keth Memorial Golf Course, part of the University of Central Missouri’s newly branded Mules National Golf Club.

May 27, 2016
Humphreys Building, University News, Improvements

Funding for Humphreys Building Improvements Authorized by Board

In a meeting that included updates, discussion and action regarding campus improvement projects, the University of Central Missouri’s Board of Governors authorized spending up to $2.95 million, including a 15 percent contingency, on a renovation and environmental project in the Humphreys Building.

May 26, 2016
Camp Valor Outdoors, UCM Alumni Chapel, Major John T. Schwent, University News, pre-Memorial Day Ceremony

Marine Major Urges Audience to Remember Veterans in Preserving Peace

Quoting a passage from former President Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address, a retired Marine veteran, Major John T. Schwent, said words spoken in 1865 are still relevant today when considering the important role military personnel play in preserving peace.

May 25, 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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