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David Pearce
facstaff, University News

UCM President Appoints Pearce to New Governmental Relations Role

Embracing former Missouri Senator David Pearce’s knowledge of state government and higher education and his passion for the University of Central Missouri, UCM President Roger Best today announced Pearce’s appointment to the newly created position of Executive Director for Governmental Relations.

September 20, 2019
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

UCM Professional Training and Education Open House Scheduled for Sept. 24

Individuals interested in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a Sept. 24 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council.

September 17, 2019
UCM-LS, MIC, University News

UCM Offering Online Paralegal Certificate Course

A popular example of an online, instructor-led course is our Paralegal Certificate Program, beginning Oct. 21 and running through Feb. 28.

September 17, 2019
MIC and Digloso Video Conference
UCM-LS, MIC, University News

UCM, Summit Technology Academy Partner with International Business to Launch Kenya Collaboration

The University of Central Missouri and Summit Technology Academy are partnering with Digloso, a global technology company, to foster collaboration and innovation by working with students, community organizations, businesses and government agencies in Kenya and Missouri.

September 17, 2019
19th Ammendment 100 Year Anniversary
University News, events

Exhibition Commemorating 100th Year of Women's Right to Vote Now on Display at UCM

The University of Central Missouri History Program has announced a new popup exhibition through Sept. 27 at UCM from the National Archives. Titled “Rightfully Hers,” it commemorates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

September 16, 2019
UCM Administration Building
awards, student success, University News

UCM Advances in U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings

U.S. News & World Report, one of the most widely known sources used by prospective students to find schools that match their educational needs and goals, today announced its 2020 Best Colleges rankings. It shows advancement for the University of Central Missouri in three categories in the Midwest region while also being listed as a “Top Performer” regionally in a new category on “social mobility.”

September 12, 2019
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

UCM Lee's Summit Announces Fall Workforce Development Upcoming Offerings

The University of Central Missouri’s Lee’s Summit campus recently announced its fall Workforce Development offerings for fall 2019. The schedule include certificate classes designed to help students launch a new career in as little as six weeks.

September 11, 2019
Li Liu
awards, University News

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Leads to Lecture Opportunity in China for Professor Liu

An opportunity to share his expertise with students in a classroom across the globe, Li (Lee) Liu, a University of Central Missouri professor of geoscience, is spending the 2019-2020 academic year lecturing at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, Jilin province, China, as a participant in the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

September 09, 2019
K-9 Officer Echo
University News, events

Central Missouri Police Academy Incorporates Animal Shelter into Physical Training

In a community that embraces the time-honored relationship between dogs and humans, evidenced by the famous Old Drum statue on the courthouse front lawn, cadets at the Central Missouri Police Academy are taking that relationship one step further.

September 06, 2019
Job Interview
student success, University News, events

Career Services Center Announces Fall 2019 Special Events to Connect Students, Employers

The University of Central Missouri Career Services Center, which plans and organizes special events designed to connect students with employers, has announced its fall 2019 schedule.

September 05, 2019
Flag on UCM Quad
events, University News

UCM Remembers Fallen First Responders, Citizens During Patriot Day Observance Sept. 11

In remembrance of a total of 2,977 civilians and first responders who were killed during the terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and outside Shanksville, Pa., on Sept. 11, 2001, the University of Central Missouri will conduct its annual Patriot Day observance.

September 04, 2019
Gaming Keyboard
University News

New Esports Team Offers Competitive Outlet for Students, Recruitment Opportunities

With dozens of students making inquiries long before an official announcement is made, the University of Central Missouri’s expects its plan to launch a new Esports team to be a big hit, providing both a competitive outlet for current students while also serving as a future recruitment tool.

August 30, 2019
Phillip Bridgmon and Peteeri Iori Kobayashi
MOU, Study Abroad, University News

MOU with Japanese University Paves Way for Study Abroad Programs on Campus, Beyond

A new memorandum of understanding (MOU) is paving the way for more students from Japan to come to UCM, while possibly opening doors for future study abroad opportunities for domestic students.

August 27, 2019
President Roger Best
University News, events

UCM President Best Presents State of University Address Aug. 29

Roger Best, president of the University of Central Missouri, will present the 2019 State of the University Address from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

August 27, 2019
Avionics Meeting at MIC
University News, UCM-LS, MIC

UCM, Lee's Summit School District Partner to Launch Avionics Program

With the help of industry experts and regional stakeholders, the University of Central Missouri-Lee’s Summit and the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s Summit Technology Academy are working together to launch a new avionics and unmanned aircraft systems (drones) career pathways program.

August 26, 2019
David Pearce
facstaff, University News

UCM President Appoints Pearce to New Governmental Relations Role

Embracing former Missouri Senator David Pearce’s knowledge of state government and higher education and his passion for the University of Central Missouri, UCM President Roger Best today announced Pearce’s appointment to the newly created position of Executive Director for Governmental Relations.

September 20, 2019
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

UCM Professional Training and Education Open House Scheduled for Sept. 24

Individuals interested in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a Sept. 24 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council.

September 17, 2019
UCM-LS, MIC, University News

UCM Offering Online Paralegal Certificate Course

A popular example of an online, instructor-led course is our Paralegal Certificate Program, beginning Oct. 21 and running through Feb. 28.

September 17, 2019
MIC and Digloso Video Conference
UCM-LS, MIC, University News

UCM, Summit Technology Academy Partner with International Business to Launch Kenya Collaboration

The University of Central Missouri and Summit Technology Academy are partnering with Digloso, a global technology company, to foster collaboration and innovation by working with students, community organizations, businesses and government agencies in Kenya and Missouri.

September 17, 2019
19th Ammendment 100 Year Anniversary
University News, events

Exhibition Commemorating 100th Year of Women's Right to Vote Now on Display at UCM

The University of Central Missouri History Program has announced a new popup exhibition through Sept. 27 at UCM from the National Archives. Titled “Rightfully Hers,” it commemorates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

September 16, 2019
UCM Administration Building
awards, student success, University News

UCM Advances in U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings

U.S. News & World Report, one of the most widely known sources used by prospective students to find schools that match their educational needs and goals, today announced its 2020 Best Colleges rankings. It shows advancement for the University of Central Missouri in three categories in the Midwest region while also being listed as a “Top Performer” regionally in a new category on “social mobility.”

September 12, 2019
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

UCM Lee's Summit Announces Fall Workforce Development Upcoming Offerings

The University of Central Missouri’s Lee’s Summit campus recently announced its fall Workforce Development offerings for fall 2019. The schedule include certificate classes designed to help students launch a new career in as little as six weeks.

September 11, 2019
Li Liu
awards, University News

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Leads to Lecture Opportunity in China for Professor Liu

An opportunity to share his expertise with students in a classroom across the globe, Li (Lee) Liu, a University of Central Missouri professor of geoscience, is spending the 2019-2020 academic year lecturing at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, Jilin province, China, as a participant in the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

September 09, 2019
K-9 Officer Echo
University News, events

Central Missouri Police Academy Incorporates Animal Shelter into Physical Training

In a community that embraces the time-honored relationship between dogs and humans, evidenced by the famous Old Drum statue on the courthouse front lawn, cadets at the Central Missouri Police Academy are taking that relationship one step further.

September 06, 2019
Job Interview
student success, University News, events

Career Services Center Announces Fall 2019 Special Events to Connect Students, Employers

The University of Central Missouri Career Services Center, which plans and organizes special events designed to connect students with employers, has announced its fall 2019 schedule.

September 05, 2019
Flag on UCM Quad
events, University News

UCM Remembers Fallen First Responders, Citizens During Patriot Day Observance Sept. 11

In remembrance of a total of 2,977 civilians and first responders who were killed during the terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and outside Shanksville, Pa., on Sept. 11, 2001, the University of Central Missouri will conduct its annual Patriot Day observance.

September 04, 2019
Gaming Keyboard
University News

New Esports Team Offers Competitive Outlet for Students, Recruitment Opportunities

With dozens of students making inquiries long before an official announcement is made, the University of Central Missouri’s expects its plan to launch a new Esports team to be a big hit, providing both a competitive outlet for current students while also serving as a future recruitment tool.

August 30, 2019
Phillip Bridgmon and Peteeri Iori Kobayashi
MOU, Study Abroad, University News

MOU with Japanese University Paves Way for Study Abroad Programs on Campus, Beyond

A new memorandum of understanding (MOU) is paving the way for more students from Japan to come to UCM, while possibly opening doors for future study abroad opportunities for domestic students.

August 27, 2019
President Roger Best
University News, events

UCM President Best Presents State of University Address Aug. 29

Roger Best, president of the University of Central Missouri, will present the 2019 State of the University Address from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

August 27, 2019
Avionics Meeting at MIC
University News, UCM-LS, MIC

UCM, Lee's Summit School District Partner to Launch Avionics Program

With the help of industry experts and regional stakeholders, the University of Central Missouri-Lee’s Summit and the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s Summit Technology Academy are working together to launch a new avionics and unmanned aircraft systems (drones) career pathways program.

August 26, 2019

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