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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
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
Criminal Justice Books
awards, University News

UCM's Online CJ Degree Nationally Ranked 19th for Affordability

Students seeking a quality, affordable online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice can learn more about opportunities at the University of Central Missouri thanks to recent rankings by AffordableSchools.net. It places UCM as 19th among 35 Top Value Criminal Justice Studies Online Degree Programs (Bachelor’s) 2019.

August 22, 2019
UCM Nursing Student
awards, nursing, University News

BestHealthDegrees.com Ranks UCM's Online MSN Fifth Most Affordable Program

Individuals who want to work in the health care industry and are seeking a quality, affordable education should consider the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at the University of Central Missouri. The online educational information resource, BestHealthDegrees.com ranked the UCM program fifth on a list of the nation’s “10 Most Affordable Online MSN Degrees.”

August 16, 2019
University of Central Missouri Administration Building
University News, awards

The Princeton Review Includes UCM Among "Best in the Midwest" Colleges, Universities

The Princeton Review®, an online resource that many individuals turn to for help in making choices about a college or university, has named the University of Central Missouri among the “Best in the Midwest” schools for pursuit of a higher education.

August 08, 2019
Welch-Schmidt Center
University News, awards

UCM Awarded Grant to Assist Individuals with Parkinson's Disease

The University of Central Missouri has been named a recipient of the 2019 SPEAK OUT!® & LOUD Crowd® Grant program developed by the Parkinson Voice Project®, the only 501C (3) nonprofit organization in the world solely dedicated to helping people with Parkinson’s disease improve their speech and swallowing.

July 25, 2019
Rene Burress and Matt King
awards, University News, facstaff

Burress, King Recognized by American Library Association During National Conference

Rene Burress, a University of Central Missouri faculty member, and Matthew (Matt) King, a graduate student at UCM, were honored by the oldest library association in the world, the American Library Association, during the group’s 2019 national conference, June 20-25 in Washington, D.C.

July 01, 2019
University of Central Missouri
graduate studies, awards, University News

TheBestSchools.org Ranks UCM Programs in Library Science, Secondary Education Among Nation's Best

Demonstrating the quality of University of Central Missouri’s academic programs, both the Master of Science in Library Science and Information Services and the Master of Arts in Teaching online degree programs are named among the nation’s top programs in two separate rankings conducted by TheBestSchools.org.

June 27, 2019
UCM Nursing Student
awards, University News, UCM-LS, collegehealth, MIC

UCM School of Nursing Ranked Among Top 5 Nursing Schools in Missouri by TopRNtoBSN.com

The University of Central Missouri’s School of Nursing was recently ranked among the top 5 nursing schools in Missouri by TopRNtoBSN.com, a leading online information source for current and prospective nursing students.

June 24, 2019
Linda Harris Receives Foster-Inglish Award
University News, facstaff, awards

IMC Designer Linda Harris, LaMonte, Honored with Foster-Inglish PR Award

Linda Harris, a staff member described as someone who “truly exemplifies service to the University of Central Missouri, the Integrated Marketing and Communications (IMC) office and to students,” has received the 2019 Foster/Inglish Award for Outstanding Achievement and Service in Public Relations.

June 20, 2019
Eva Carpenter Williamson
University News, awards, alumni

UCM Graduate Named Teacher of the Year at Hickman Mills School District

Eva Carpenter Williamson is being praised for inspiring her students and fellow teachers.

June 17, 2019
UCM Construction Management Students
University News, awards

UCM Construction Management Program Ranked 10th in Nation by Best Value Schools

Best Value Schools recently released rankings naming UCM 10th on a list of 50 Best Value Schools for Construction Management in 2019.

June 12, 2019
Capism Global Graphic
collegebusiness, studentsuccess, University News, awards

UCM Business Majors Benchmark Fourth in Worldwide Capsim Simulation Experience

A team of six University of Central Missouri students achieved a benchmark ranking of fourth in the Stock Price category among 2,288 teams participating in the Capsim Global Simulation.

May 30, 2019
Michelle Taylor
University News, facstaff, awards

Taylor Honored with J.P. Mees Award During Annual Staff Appreciation Breakfast

With nomination documents citing characteristics that reflect her dedication and commitment to her job; a deeply rooted philosophy of helping her peers to be their best; and a positive attitude, Michelle Taylor has received the 2019 J. P. Mees Award.

May 24, 2019
James C. Kirkpatrick Library
grants, University News, awards

James C. Kirkpatrick Library Awarded Digitization Grant

The University of Central Missouri’s James C. Kirkpatrick Library, in collaboration with Trails Regional Library, has been awarded a Library Services and Technology Act grant in the amount of $26,246 from the Missouri State Library.

May 23, 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
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
Criminal Justice Books
awards, University News

UCM's Online CJ Degree Nationally Ranked 19th for Affordability

Students seeking a quality, affordable online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice can learn more about opportunities at the University of Central Missouri thanks to recent rankings by AffordableSchools.net. It places UCM as 19th among 35 Top Value Criminal Justice Studies Online Degree Programs (Bachelor’s) 2019.

August 22, 2019
UCM Nursing Student
awards, nursing, University News

BestHealthDegrees.com Ranks UCM's Online MSN Fifth Most Affordable Program

Individuals who want to work in the health care industry and are seeking a quality, affordable education should consider the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at the University of Central Missouri. The online educational information resource, BestHealthDegrees.com ranked the UCM program fifth on a list of the nation’s “10 Most Affordable Online MSN Degrees.”

August 16, 2019
University of Central Missouri Administration Building
University News, awards

The Princeton Review Includes UCM Among "Best in the Midwest" Colleges, Universities

The Princeton Review®, an online resource that many individuals turn to for help in making choices about a college or university, has named the University of Central Missouri among the “Best in the Midwest” schools for pursuit of a higher education.

August 08, 2019
Welch-Schmidt Center
University News, awards

UCM Awarded Grant to Assist Individuals with Parkinson's Disease

The University of Central Missouri has been named a recipient of the 2019 SPEAK OUT!® & LOUD Crowd® Grant program developed by the Parkinson Voice Project®, the only 501C (3) nonprofit organization in the world solely dedicated to helping people with Parkinson’s disease improve their speech and swallowing.

July 25, 2019
Rene Burress and Matt King
awards, University News, facstaff

Burress, King Recognized by American Library Association During National Conference

Rene Burress, a University of Central Missouri faculty member, and Matthew (Matt) King, a graduate student at UCM, were honored by the oldest library association in the world, the American Library Association, during the group’s 2019 national conference, June 20-25 in Washington, D.C.

July 01, 2019
University of Central Missouri
graduate studies, awards, University News

TheBestSchools.org Ranks UCM Programs in Library Science, Secondary Education Among Nation's Best

Demonstrating the quality of University of Central Missouri’s academic programs, both the Master of Science in Library Science and Information Services and the Master of Arts in Teaching online degree programs are named among the nation’s top programs in two separate rankings conducted by TheBestSchools.org.

June 27, 2019
UCM Nursing Student
awards, University News, UCM-LS, collegehealth, MIC

UCM School of Nursing Ranked Among Top 5 Nursing Schools in Missouri by TopRNtoBSN.com

The University of Central Missouri’s School of Nursing was recently ranked among the top 5 nursing schools in Missouri by TopRNtoBSN.com, a leading online information source for current and prospective nursing students.

June 24, 2019
Linda Harris Receives Foster-Inglish Award
University News, facstaff, awards

IMC Designer Linda Harris, LaMonte, Honored with Foster-Inglish PR Award

Linda Harris, a staff member described as someone who “truly exemplifies service to the University of Central Missouri, the Integrated Marketing and Communications (IMC) office and to students,” has received the 2019 Foster/Inglish Award for Outstanding Achievement and Service in Public Relations.

June 20, 2019
Eva Carpenter Williamson
University News, awards, alumni

UCM Graduate Named Teacher of the Year at Hickman Mills School District

Eva Carpenter Williamson is being praised for inspiring her students and fellow teachers.

June 17, 2019
UCM Construction Management Students
University News, awards

UCM Construction Management Program Ranked 10th in Nation by Best Value Schools

Best Value Schools recently released rankings naming UCM 10th on a list of 50 Best Value Schools for Construction Management in 2019.

June 12, 2019
Capism Global Graphic
collegebusiness, studentsuccess, University News, awards

UCM Business Majors Benchmark Fourth in Worldwide Capsim Simulation Experience

A team of six University of Central Missouri students achieved a benchmark ranking of fourth in the Stock Price category among 2,288 teams participating in the Capsim Global Simulation.

May 30, 2019
Michelle Taylor
University News, facstaff, awards

Taylor Honored with J.P. Mees Award During Annual Staff Appreciation Breakfast

With nomination documents citing characteristics that reflect her dedication and commitment to her job; a deeply rooted philosophy of helping her peers to be their best; and a positive attitude, Michelle Taylor has received the 2019 J. P. Mees Award.

May 24, 2019
James C. Kirkpatrick Library
grants, University News, awards

James C. Kirkpatrick Library Awarded Digitization Grant

The University of Central Missouri’s James C. Kirkpatrick Library, in collaboration with Trails Regional Library, has been awarded a Library Services and Technology Act grant in the amount of $26,246 from the Missouri State Library.

May 23, 2019

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