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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
Global Classroom
collegehealth, ucmblog

How UCM Students are Changing the Health Care Industry Through Global Collaboration

As both the education and health care industries become increasingly global enterprises, UCM is pioneering a future-focused approach to education that promotes collaboration for global health initiatives by providing health courses that include students from different countries.

June 03, 2019
CCSC-CP Competition
collegehealth, University News, awards

UCM Computer Science Team's Problem Solving Skills Lead to First Place in CCSC-CP Event

University of Central Missouri students who are studying in areas such as mathematics, computer science and cybersecurity demonstrated their analytical and technological skills by recently capturing first place in the CCSC-CP (Consortium for Computer Sciences in Colleges) Central Plains annual regional conference.

April 17, 2019
Physical Education
collegehealth, studentsuccess, ucmblog

Additional Physical Education Programs at UCM Provide New and Rewarding Career Path Options

The future direction for physical education programs is branching into new and exciting realms of career paths. That’s why UCM’s physical education program has been redesigned to create two new majors to help students looking for a career in movement and sports but who are not sure if they are interested in a traditional career path.

April 11, 2019
IT Class
collegehealth, University News

MoExcels Proposal Includes Funding for UCM's Development of IT Training

Pending legislative approval, a $55.8 million funding request by the Missouri Coordinating Board of Higher Education (CBHE) will greatly aid the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to meet a statewide need for trained information technology workers.

January 28, 2019
Chelsoft Award
collegehealth, scholarships, University News, awards

Chelsoft Solutions Company Awards Scholarships to CIS and Big Data, Analytics Students

The result of a positive relationship with a company that hires University of Central Missouri graduates, four UCM graduate students were recently awarded $1,000 scholarships from Chelsoft Solutions Company, a global professional information technology services company in Kansas City.

December 04, 2018
Meera Penumetcha, Ph.D.
collegehealth, University News

UCM Researchers Collaborate with Students in Developing Lipid Oxidation Index for Foods

With help from a $10,000 grant, Meera Penumetcha, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Nutrition, Kinesiology and Psychology, is leading a study at the University of Central Missouri that will help further the understanding of dietary oxidized lipids.

November 29, 2018
CHAMP Award
collegehealth, University News, awards

Children's Mercy Hospital Recognizes UCM CHAMP Group as Volunteers of the Month

Leaders and members of the University of Central Missouri Children in Healthcare and Medical Play (CHAMP) organization are being recognized as Volunteers of the Month for November 2018 by Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

November 20, 2018
Raj Nair
collegehealth, University News, events

Yotabites Co-founder Raj Nair Second Speaker in Big Data and Analytics Series Nov. 16

The University of Central Missouri’s Division of Business Analytics will host Raj Nair, chief executive officer and co-founder of Yotabites Consulting LLC, at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16 in Ward Edwards 2020. Nair will discuss “The Role of Big Data and Analytics in a Digitized World.”

November 09, 2018
UCM Mules 2 Team
collegehealth, University News, awards

UCM Teams Grab Two of Three Top Placements in Federal Reserve Bank-KC Code-A-Thon

For the second consecutive year, two student teams from the University of Central Missouri have finished in the top three positions at the annual Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Code-A-Thon. With top entries announced Thursday, Nov. 1, UCM captured first- and third-place honors among nine universities from six different states that participated in this highly competitive event.

November 06, 2018
Hack U Iowa Competition
collegehealth, University News, awards

UCM Students Recognized for Success at University of Iowa Hackathon

Four University of Central Missouri graduate students were recently recognized by faculty members in the Computer Information Systems and Analytics Division for their category win at an annual two-day Hackathon at the University of Iowa, Oct. 6-7.

October 24, 2018
Anthony Fantino
collegehealth, University News

Student, Faculty Research Leads to Joint Publication in Materials Letters

As a first-generation student from Independence, Anthony Fatino whetted his appetite for scientific research early in his undergraduate studies working collaboratively with chemistry faculty members at the University of Central Missouri. As he continues to fulfill this passion five years later, he is watching the fruit of his early college experiences pay off with a research article published in the scientific journal, “Materials Letters.” This is happening as his UCM co-authors and mentors continue to press on furthering study of a new way to detect metal ions in aqueous solution.

October 22, 2018
MONG Cybersecurity
collegehealth, University News

Students, National Guard Members Train Together to Combat Cyber Attacks

Building upon its cybersecurity training partnership with the Missouri National Guard, the University of Central Missouri participated in a joint exercise with the Guard Saturday, Oct. 13 to help enhance the practical learning environment in the area of cyber defense education.

October 16, 2018
Greater Kansas City MetroLab Partnership
collegehealth, MIC, University News

UCM-Lee's Summit Joins Greater Kansas City MetroLab Partnership and Launches Gigabit Lab Program at Missouri Innovation Campus

The University of Central Missouri has joined the Greater Kansas City MetroLab Partnership and launched a Gigabit Lab to help create gigabit applications in education, cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and the healthcare industry.

September 17, 2018
Cybersecurity Student
collegehealth, University News

UCM Cybersecurity, Safety Programs Earn Prestigious ABET Accreditation

A prestigious national designation, the University of Central Missouri has received three new degree program accreditations and two program re-accreditations by ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.

September 12, 2018
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
Global Classroom
collegehealth, ucmblog

How UCM Students are Changing the Health Care Industry Through Global Collaboration

As both the education and health care industries become increasingly global enterprises, UCM is pioneering a future-focused approach to education that promotes collaboration for global health initiatives by providing health courses that include students from different countries.

June 03, 2019
CCSC-CP Competition
collegehealth, University News, awards

UCM Computer Science Team's Problem Solving Skills Lead to First Place in CCSC-CP Event

University of Central Missouri students who are studying in areas such as mathematics, computer science and cybersecurity demonstrated their analytical and technological skills by recently capturing first place in the CCSC-CP (Consortium for Computer Sciences in Colleges) Central Plains annual regional conference.

April 17, 2019
Physical Education
collegehealth, studentsuccess, ucmblog

Additional Physical Education Programs at UCM Provide New and Rewarding Career Path Options

The future direction for physical education programs is branching into new and exciting realms of career paths. That’s why UCM’s physical education program has been redesigned to create two new majors to help students looking for a career in movement and sports but who are not sure if they are interested in a traditional career path.

April 11, 2019
IT Class
collegehealth, University News

MoExcels Proposal Includes Funding for UCM's Development of IT Training

Pending legislative approval, a $55.8 million funding request by the Missouri Coordinating Board of Higher Education (CBHE) will greatly aid the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to meet a statewide need for trained information technology workers.

January 28, 2019
Chelsoft Award
collegehealth, scholarships, University News, awards

Chelsoft Solutions Company Awards Scholarships to CIS and Big Data, Analytics Students

The result of a positive relationship with a company that hires University of Central Missouri graduates, four UCM graduate students were recently awarded $1,000 scholarships from Chelsoft Solutions Company, a global professional information technology services company in Kansas City.

December 04, 2018
Meera Penumetcha, Ph.D.
collegehealth, University News

UCM Researchers Collaborate with Students in Developing Lipid Oxidation Index for Foods

With help from a $10,000 grant, Meera Penumetcha, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Nutrition, Kinesiology and Psychology, is leading a study at the University of Central Missouri that will help further the understanding of dietary oxidized lipids.

November 29, 2018
CHAMP Award
collegehealth, University News, awards

Children's Mercy Hospital Recognizes UCM CHAMP Group as Volunteers of the Month

Leaders and members of the University of Central Missouri Children in Healthcare and Medical Play (CHAMP) organization are being recognized as Volunteers of the Month for November 2018 by Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

November 20, 2018
Raj Nair
collegehealth, University News, events

Yotabites Co-founder Raj Nair Second Speaker in Big Data and Analytics Series Nov. 16

The University of Central Missouri’s Division of Business Analytics will host Raj Nair, chief executive officer and co-founder of Yotabites Consulting LLC, at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16 in Ward Edwards 2020. Nair will discuss “The Role of Big Data and Analytics in a Digitized World.”

November 09, 2018
UCM Mules 2 Team
collegehealth, University News, awards

UCM Teams Grab Two of Three Top Placements in Federal Reserve Bank-KC Code-A-Thon

For the second consecutive year, two student teams from the University of Central Missouri have finished in the top three positions at the annual Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Code-A-Thon. With top entries announced Thursday, Nov. 1, UCM captured first- and third-place honors among nine universities from six different states that participated in this highly competitive event.

November 06, 2018
Hack U Iowa Competition
collegehealth, University News, awards

UCM Students Recognized for Success at University of Iowa Hackathon

Four University of Central Missouri graduate students were recently recognized by faculty members in the Computer Information Systems and Analytics Division for their category win at an annual two-day Hackathon at the University of Iowa, Oct. 6-7.

October 24, 2018
Anthony Fantino
collegehealth, University News

Student, Faculty Research Leads to Joint Publication in Materials Letters

As a first-generation student from Independence, Anthony Fatino whetted his appetite for scientific research early in his undergraduate studies working collaboratively with chemistry faculty members at the University of Central Missouri. As he continues to fulfill this passion five years later, he is watching the fruit of his early college experiences pay off with a research article published in the scientific journal, “Materials Letters.” This is happening as his UCM co-authors and mentors continue to press on furthering study of a new way to detect metal ions in aqueous solution.

October 22, 2018
MONG Cybersecurity
collegehealth, University News

Students, National Guard Members Train Together to Combat Cyber Attacks

Building upon its cybersecurity training partnership with the Missouri National Guard, the University of Central Missouri participated in a joint exercise with the Guard Saturday, Oct. 13 to help enhance the practical learning environment in the area of cyber defense education.

October 16, 2018
Greater Kansas City MetroLab Partnership
collegehealth, MIC, University News

UCM-Lee's Summit Joins Greater Kansas City MetroLab Partnership and Launches Gigabit Lab Program at Missouri Innovation Campus

The University of Central Missouri has joined the Greater Kansas City MetroLab Partnership and launched a Gigabit Lab to help create gigabit applications in education, cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and the healthcare industry.

September 17, 2018
Cybersecurity Student
collegehealth, University News

UCM Cybersecurity, Safety Programs Earn Prestigious ABET Accreditation

A prestigious national designation, the University of Central Missouri has received three new degree program accreditations and two program re-accreditations by ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.

September 12, 2018

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