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UCM Announces Homecoming 2015 Competition Results

The University of Central Missouri’s 2015 Homecoming King and Queen were crowned during the Saturday, Oct. 24 celebration, “Where Your Story Began.”

October 26, 2015
University News, events

One Campus, One Book Author to Present Book Talks at UCM

Elizabeth Svoboda, author of the University of Central Missouri’s One Campus, One Book selection, What Makes a Hero? The Surprising Science of Selflessness will present a book talk at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Hendricks Hall. A book signing is planned following each talk.

October 26, 2015
collegehealth, University News

Amended Charter Agreement with Crossroads Academy Among Board Actions

Expansion of a charter school agreement to include additional educational services to students in Kansas City, updated services regarding life safety system testing and inspection, a new graduate certificate program, and a contract for airport grading and tree clearing improvements were among action items approved by the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors when it met on campus Oct. 16.

October 23, 2015
University News, events

Performing Arts Series, Department of Music Present Cox and Gulley in Concert

The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri, in conjunction with the Department of Music, presents “Love and Longing,” a concert of romantic love duets performed by soprano Tracy Cox and tenor Ben Gulley, accompanied by Dale Morehouse on piano. The concert is planned for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in Hart Recital Hall.

October 21, 2015
University News, studentsuccess

Commencement Moves to Three Ceremonies for Fall 2015

With the fall commencement ceremony traditionally featuring a smaller number of participants than spring graduation exercises, the University of Central Missouri’s Commencement Committee is planning for three ceremonies Dec. 11-12.

October 20, 2015
University News

UCM Hosts Annual Saudi Arabia Day Oct. 21

The University of Central Missouri will celebrate the 17th annual Saudi Arabia Day from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the South Read and Relax area of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library.

October 16, 2015
University News

James C. Kirkpatrick Library Features Exhibit on UCM Mascot

The history of the University of Central Missouri mascot, the mule, is the topic of an exhibit currently featured in the showcase just outside the Harmon Computer Commons on the first floor of UCM’s James C. Kirkpatrick Library.

October 16, 2015
University News

Knitting Runner Sets Sights on 'Doily Dash' During KC Marathon

In what he calls the “Doily Dash,” University of Central Missouri faculty member David Babcock will add a new twist to the 2015 Wadell & Reed Marathon when he participates Saturday, Oct. 17 in Kansas City.

October 14, 2015
University News

UCM Organizations Form Partnership to Bring Free Books to Children

Area children will have an opportunity to start and add to their own personal libraries through the collaborative efforts of three University of Central Missouri organizations.

October 12, 2015
University News

Change Not Easy, But Help Available for Veterans, Families in Transition

Those who serve in the military and who want to transition to a different career may find change is not easy, but there are plenty of people and organizations willing to help. That is the message former combat veteran and major in the United States Army, Ron Pierce, provided to men and women who heard his keynote remarks at the Veterans Summit Friday, Oct. 9 at the University of Central Missouri.

October 12, 2015
University News, awards Names Master's in Criminal Justice a Top Online Program

Having an outstanding reputation for quality criminal justice programs, the University of Central Missouri recently received recognition for its online master’s degree in the field. Following a review of similar programs for academic quality and student satisfaction, named UCM 23rd on a list of 25 for the nation’s Top Online Master’s in Criminal Justice programs.

October 12, 2015
University News, events

UCM Performing Arts Series Presents The Lake Cottage Duo

The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri, in partnership with the Department of Music, presents The Lake Cottage Duo in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19 in Hart Recital Hall.

October 12, 2015
University News, events

UCM Hosts Annual Homecoming Celebration Oct. 23-24

The University of Central Missouri invites the community to join in the celebration of “Where Your Story Began” during the 2015 Homecoming celebration Oct. 23-24 as friends and alumni join UCM students and staff in a variety of activities.

October 12, 2015
University News, events

UCM to Host 2015 Festival of Champions Marching Band Competition

Young musicians and performers representing 32 high schools from Missouri and Kansas will participate in the 2015 Festival of Champions as the University of Central Missouri Department of Music hosts the annual marching band and drum line competition Saturday, Oct. 17.

October 07, 2015
University News

St. Louis Family Named UCM Family of the Year

The family of University of Central Missouri junior Keyontae Richardson, a social work major from St. Louis, was named UCM Family of the Year as part of UCM’s annual Family Weekend Oct. 3-4.

October 07, 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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