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UCM Theatre 22-23 Season
events, Department of Theatre and Dance, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Offers 2022-2023 Season Tickets for HERstory, a Season of Productions Celebrating Women

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the availability of at 2022-2023 season tickets through Oct. 8. The theme for this season is HERstory; with UCM Theatre and Dance proudly productions that celebrate women, their experiences, and their stories.

September 28, 2022
Blood Drive Flier
University News, events

Together Royal Blood Drive June 8 at UCM, Limited Edition T-shirts for Donors

The University of Central Missouri is providing an opportunity to help save more lives by hosting the Together Royal Blood Drive 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, in the ballroom of the Elliott Student Union.

May 25, 2022
VRoKCs Spring 2022 Hackathon
UCM-LS, events, MIC, University News

University of Central Missouri Hosts the VRoKCs Spring 2022 Hackathon

The University of Central Missouri Lee’s Summit recently hosted the VRoKCs Spring Hackathon, a virtual and augmented development challenge for high-school students.

May 02, 2022
Reggie Jackson
UCM Alumni Foundation, University News, events

Reggie Jackson to be Keynote Speaker at UCM's First Pitch Event

The University of Central Missouri is honored to welcome Major League Baseball legend Reggie Jackson as the keynote speaker at its sixth annual First Pitch Banquet, taking place from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 9.

April 01, 2022
UCM Students at Powell Gardens
Powell Gardens, Events Marketing and Management, events, University News

UCM Students Team Up With Powell Gardens for Experience Delirium March 24

At the same time Powell Gardens hosts the Orchid Delirium this month, a special evening tailored to young adults will come to fruition thanks to the efforts of a group of University of Central Missouri students in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies. Tickets are available online for the Experience Delirium event that takes place from 8 p.m. to midnight Thursday, March 24, at the Powell Gardens Visitors Center.

March 16, 2022
Donald Johanson, Ph.D.
University News, events

Donald Johanson, Internationally Known Discoverer of 'Lucy,' will Present Public Lecture at UCM

Known worldwide for his role in the ground-breaking discovery of “Lucy,” which researchers consider a direct ancestor to humankind,, paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson, Ph.D., will make a public presentation at the University of Central Missouri on Monday, March 28. His lecture is free and open to the public, and begins at 7 p.m. in Hendricks Hall, located on the second floor of the Administration Building. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

February 16, 2022
UCM Homecoming Mule Parade 2021
awards, homecoming, University News, ucm150, events

UCM Named Official World Record Holder for Largest Ridden Parade of Mules

After a thorough review of video, photographs and other supporting materials, GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ has confirmed that the University of Central Missouri now officially holds the title for the largest ridden parade of mules. This record-setting achievement was reached with the help of 50 mules and their riders during UCM’s Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 23, in Warrensburg, Missouri.

December 08, 2021
Holiday Charity Concert '21
University News, events, Department of Music

First Lady Robin Best Collaborates with UCM Bands to Present Holiday Charity Concert Dec. 1 Benefiting Survival House

In this season of giving, area residents have an opportunity to help Survival Adult Abuse Center Inc. (Survival House) while enjoying music presented by the University of Central Missouri Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Warrensburg Community Band during the fourth annual UCM First Lady’s Holiday Charity Concert. The event takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 in Hendricks Hall.

November 23, 2021
Curious Incident Poster
University News, events, Department of Theatre and Dance

'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time' Includes 'Pay-What-You-Can' Sunday Matinee, ASL Interpreter Oct. 10, Sensory Sensitivity Performance Oct. 14

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance will present the 2015 Tony Award-winning drama, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.” Based on the best-selling book of the same name written by Mark Haddon and adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens, this play follows a neurodivergent boy as he tries to solve the mystery concerning the death of his neighbor’s dog.

October 06, 2021
Go Global KC 2021
UCM-LS, University News, MIC, events

Go Global KC Promotes Kansas City's International Trade Economy

The annual event will be held Sept. 23 at Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit.

August 30, 2021
MO Girls State
events, University News

Missouri Girls State Includes Visit from Governor, Other State Elected Officials

Continuing a tradition that has taken place on the University of Central Missouri campus since 1998, high school girls from across the state will converge on UCM the week beginning Sunday, June 20, to participate in the American Legion Auxiliary Missouri Girls State.

June 17, 2021
Missouri Boys State
events, University News

Missouri Boys State Continues Longstanding Tradition at UCM June 12-19

An outstanding citizenship program that will bring hundreds of high school students from across the state to Warrensburg, the University of Central Missouri will host the 2021 American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 12-19.

June 10, 2021
AR App
events, UCM-LS, University News, MIC

UCM Participates in Year-long AR/VR Heartland Developer Challenge Hackathon

The University of Central Missouri is among several stakeholder organizations providing assistance for the AR/VR Heartland Developer Challenge Hackathon, sponsored by KC Digital Drive. The challenge brings together entrepreneurs, hackers, makers, developers and other creative minds with the goal of building mixed reality applications that solve local problems.

June 09, 2021
AR/VR Open House Flier
UCM-LS, University News, events, MIC

UCM, Lee's Summit Velocity to Host Augmented and Virtual Reality Open House

The University of Central Missouri and Lee’s Summit Velocity are hosting an Experience Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Studio Open House to showcase the university’s new Mixed Reality Studio, located at UCM’s Lee’s Summit campus. The free event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17.

June 09, 2021
UCM Diploma
events, University News, commencement

Graduates of UCM's 150-year Class Honored During Commencement May 7-9

As the University of Central Missouri celebrates its sesquicentennial, the Spring 2021 Commencement exercises the weekend of May 7-9 are a new milestone in the life of the university as well as its many new graduates. A total of 1,940 undergraduate and graduate students who are completing their degrees this spring or by this summer are eligible to participate in ceremonies that take place in the Multipurpose Building.

April 30, 2021
UCM Theatre 22-23 Season
events, Department of Theatre and Dance, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Offers 2022-2023 Season Tickets for HERstory, a Season of Productions Celebrating Women

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce the availability of at 2022-2023 season tickets through Oct. 8. The theme for this season is HERstory; with UCM Theatre and Dance proudly productions that celebrate women, their experiences, and their stories.

September 28, 2022
Blood Drive Flier
University News, events

Together Royal Blood Drive June 8 at UCM, Limited Edition T-shirts for Donors

The University of Central Missouri is providing an opportunity to help save more lives by hosting the Together Royal Blood Drive 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, in the ballroom of the Elliott Student Union.

May 25, 2022
VRoKCs Spring 2022 Hackathon
UCM-LS, events, MIC, University News

University of Central Missouri Hosts the VRoKCs Spring 2022 Hackathon

The University of Central Missouri Lee’s Summit recently hosted the VRoKCs Spring Hackathon, a virtual and augmented development challenge for high-school students.

May 02, 2022
Reggie Jackson
UCM Alumni Foundation, University News, events

Reggie Jackson to be Keynote Speaker at UCM's First Pitch Event

The University of Central Missouri is honored to welcome Major League Baseball legend Reggie Jackson as the keynote speaker at its sixth annual First Pitch Banquet, taking place from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 9.

April 01, 2022
UCM Students at Powell Gardens
Powell Gardens, Events Marketing and Management, events, University News

UCM Students Team Up With Powell Gardens for Experience Delirium March 24

At the same time Powell Gardens hosts the Orchid Delirium this month, a special evening tailored to young adults will come to fruition thanks to the efforts of a group of University of Central Missouri students in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies. Tickets are available online for the Experience Delirium event that takes place from 8 p.m. to midnight Thursday, March 24, at the Powell Gardens Visitors Center.

March 16, 2022
Donald Johanson, Ph.D.
University News, events

Donald Johanson, Internationally Known Discoverer of 'Lucy,' will Present Public Lecture at UCM

Known worldwide for his role in the ground-breaking discovery of “Lucy,” which researchers consider a direct ancestor to humankind,, paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson, Ph.D., will make a public presentation at the University of Central Missouri on Monday, March 28. His lecture is free and open to the public, and begins at 7 p.m. in Hendricks Hall, located on the second floor of the Administration Building. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

February 16, 2022
UCM Homecoming Mule Parade 2021
awards, homecoming, University News, ucm150, events

UCM Named Official World Record Holder for Largest Ridden Parade of Mules

After a thorough review of video, photographs and other supporting materials, GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ has confirmed that the University of Central Missouri now officially holds the title for the largest ridden parade of mules. This record-setting achievement was reached with the help of 50 mules and their riders during UCM’s Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 23, in Warrensburg, Missouri.

December 08, 2021
Holiday Charity Concert '21
University News, events, Department of Music

First Lady Robin Best Collaborates with UCM Bands to Present Holiday Charity Concert Dec. 1 Benefiting Survival House

In this season of giving, area residents have an opportunity to help Survival Adult Abuse Center Inc. (Survival House) while enjoying music presented by the University of Central Missouri Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Warrensburg Community Band during the fourth annual UCM First Lady’s Holiday Charity Concert. The event takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 in Hendricks Hall.

November 23, 2021
Curious Incident Poster
University News, events, Department of Theatre and Dance

'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time' Includes 'Pay-What-You-Can' Sunday Matinee, ASL Interpreter Oct. 10, Sensory Sensitivity Performance Oct. 14

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance will present the 2015 Tony Award-winning drama, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.” Based on the best-selling book of the same name written by Mark Haddon and adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens, this play follows a neurodivergent boy as he tries to solve the mystery concerning the death of his neighbor’s dog.

October 06, 2021
Go Global KC 2021
UCM-LS, University News, MIC, events

Go Global KC Promotes Kansas City's International Trade Economy

The annual event will be held Sept. 23 at Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit.

August 30, 2021
MO Girls State
events, University News

Missouri Girls State Includes Visit from Governor, Other State Elected Officials

Continuing a tradition that has taken place on the University of Central Missouri campus since 1998, high school girls from across the state will converge on UCM the week beginning Sunday, June 20, to participate in the American Legion Auxiliary Missouri Girls State.

June 17, 2021
Missouri Boys State
events, University News

Missouri Boys State Continues Longstanding Tradition at UCM June 12-19

An outstanding citizenship program that will bring hundreds of high school students from across the state to Warrensburg, the University of Central Missouri will host the 2021 American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 12-19.

June 10, 2021
AR App
events, UCM-LS, University News, MIC

UCM Participates in Year-long AR/VR Heartland Developer Challenge Hackathon

The University of Central Missouri is among several stakeholder organizations providing assistance for the AR/VR Heartland Developer Challenge Hackathon, sponsored by KC Digital Drive. The challenge brings together entrepreneurs, hackers, makers, developers and other creative minds with the goal of building mixed reality applications that solve local problems.

June 09, 2021
AR/VR Open House Flier
UCM-LS, University News, events, MIC

UCM, Lee's Summit Velocity to Host Augmented and Virtual Reality Open House

The University of Central Missouri and Lee’s Summit Velocity are hosting an Experience Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Studio Open House to showcase the university’s new Mixed Reality Studio, located at UCM’s Lee’s Summit campus. The free event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17.

June 09, 2021
UCM Diploma
events, University News, commencement

Graduates of UCM's 150-year Class Honored During Commencement May 7-9

As the University of Central Missouri celebrates its sesquicentennial, the Spring 2021 Commencement exercises the weekend of May 7-9 are a new milestone in the life of the university as well as its many new graduates. A total of 1,940 undergraduate and graduate students who are completing their degrees this spring or by this summer are eligible to participate in ceremonies that take place in the Multipurpose Building.

April 30, 2021

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