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MLK Scholarship Winners 2020
awards, events, University News, scholarships

While Scholarships are Awarded, Audience Reminded MLK Dream Lives On

In honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., members of the University of Central Missouri and the local community came together Jan. 22 to award scholarships to five UCM students at an event that also included recognition of local art students, and remarks from a UCM alumnus whose personal story demonstrates how King’s dream for others continues today.

January 24, 2020
Toriano Porter
awards, University News, scholarships, events

UCM Alumnus, Author, Journalist Toriano Porter Will Speak at MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Jan. 21

Toriano Porter, an author, journalist and public speaker who studied journalism and creative writing at the University of Central Missouri, will return to his alma mater Tuesday, Jan. 21, to present the keynote remarks at the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Freedom Scholarship Dinner. The dinner is a highlight of a celebration that includes activities in honor of King.

January 08, 2020
UCM Esports Team 2020
scholarships, University News

Local Resident(s) Among 27 UCM Esports Players to Receive Scholarships

Meeting a growing level of interest in a highly competitive arena, the University of Central Missouri has signed 27 students to participate in UCM Esports for spring 2020.

December 20, 2019
Make It Count Foundation Presentation
scholarships, University News, military veterans, awards

Duncans Make It Count in Son's Honor by Helping UCM Veterans

Dale and Megan Duncan recently presented a $7,500 gift to UCM from the Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Foundation. The Duncans stopped by the Military and Veterans Success Center in early December to present the check to UCM President Roger Best, with members of Military and Veteran Services and the UCM Alumni Foundation also in attendance.

December 13, 2019
UCM Sign
University News, affordability, scholarships

UCM Initiates A+ Recognition and Dual Credit Scholarships Effective for Fall 2020

Providing a financial lift to high school graduates who are entering college for the first time, the University of Central Missouri is implementing the A+ Recognition Scholarship and the UCM Dual Credit Scholarship. The first awards will be available for the 2020 fall enrollment cycle.

October 29, 2019
President Best Inauguration 2019
scholarships, Foundation, University News

Presidential Endowed Scholarship Seeks Funds to Support Incoming Freshmen

To celebrate the inauguration of President Roger Best and support his focus on impacting students’ lives, the UCM Alumni Foundation has established the University of Central Missouri’s first-ever Presidential Endowed Scholarship.

July 15, 2019
2019 MLK Scholarship Winners
awards, University News, scholarships

Civil Rights Leader's Legacy Celebrated Through MLK Freedom Scholarship Presentations

In a ceremony titled “One Dream, One Nation: Moving Forward Together” a crowd of about 260 people learned about Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact as a civil rights leader while also celebrating three students who will realize their dreams for a college education as recipients of University of Central Missouri scholarships in King’s name.

January 23, 2019
Tuition Giveaway 2019
University News, studentsuccess, scholarships

Lee's Summit North Senior Surprised as Recipient of Free Tuition Giveaway

Jessica Carnnahan, a senior at Lee’s Summit North High School, got an unexpected boost to putting herself on a more affordable road to a college degree.

January 18, 2019
Robert Page
studentsuccess, University News, events, scholarships

UCM Alumnus, MCC Inclusion Officer Presents MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Address

University of Central Missouri alumnus Robert N. Page, Jr., executive director for equity and inclusion at Metropolitan Community College (MCC) in Kansas City, will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Scholarship Dinner.

December 10, 2018
Chelsoft Award
awards, scholarships, collegehealth, University News

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
MLK Scholarship Winners 2020
awards, events, University News, scholarships

While Scholarships are Awarded, Audience Reminded MLK Dream Lives On

In honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., members of the University of Central Missouri and the local community came together Jan. 22 to award scholarships to five UCM students at an event that also included recognition of local art students, and remarks from a UCM alumnus whose personal story demonstrates how King’s dream for others continues today.

January 24, 2020
Toriano Porter
awards, University News, scholarships, events

UCM Alumnus, Author, Journalist Toriano Porter Will Speak at MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Jan. 21

Toriano Porter, an author, journalist and public speaker who studied journalism and creative writing at the University of Central Missouri, will return to his alma mater Tuesday, Jan. 21, to present the keynote remarks at the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Freedom Scholarship Dinner. The dinner is a highlight of a celebration that includes activities in honor of King.

January 08, 2020
UCM Esports Team 2020
scholarships, University News

Local Resident(s) Among 27 UCM Esports Players to Receive Scholarships

Meeting a growing level of interest in a highly competitive arena, the University of Central Missouri has signed 27 students to participate in UCM Esports for spring 2020.

December 20, 2019
Make It Count Foundation Presentation
scholarships, University News, military veterans, awards

Duncans Make It Count in Son's Honor by Helping UCM Veterans

Dale and Megan Duncan recently presented a $7,500 gift to UCM from the Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Foundation. The Duncans stopped by the Military and Veterans Success Center in early December to present the check to UCM President Roger Best, with members of Military and Veteran Services and the UCM Alumni Foundation also in attendance.

December 13, 2019
UCM Sign
University News, affordability, scholarships

UCM Initiates A+ Recognition and Dual Credit Scholarships Effective for Fall 2020

Providing a financial lift to high school graduates who are entering college for the first time, the University of Central Missouri is implementing the A+ Recognition Scholarship and the UCM Dual Credit Scholarship. The first awards will be available for the 2020 fall enrollment cycle.

October 29, 2019
President Best Inauguration 2019
scholarships, Foundation, University News

Presidential Endowed Scholarship Seeks Funds to Support Incoming Freshmen

To celebrate the inauguration of President Roger Best and support his focus on impacting students’ lives, the UCM Alumni Foundation has established the University of Central Missouri’s first-ever Presidential Endowed Scholarship.

July 15, 2019
2019 MLK Scholarship Winners
awards, University News, scholarships

Civil Rights Leader's Legacy Celebrated Through MLK Freedom Scholarship Presentations

In a ceremony titled “One Dream, One Nation: Moving Forward Together” a crowd of about 260 people learned about Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact as a civil rights leader while also celebrating three students who will realize their dreams for a college education as recipients of University of Central Missouri scholarships in King’s name.

January 23, 2019
Tuition Giveaway 2019
University News, studentsuccess, scholarships

Lee's Summit North Senior Surprised as Recipient of Free Tuition Giveaway

Jessica Carnnahan, a senior at Lee’s Summit North High School, got an unexpected boost to putting herself on a more affordable road to a college degree.

January 18, 2019
Robert Page
studentsuccess, University News, events, scholarships

UCM Alumnus, MCC Inclusion Officer Presents MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Address

University of Central Missouri alumnus Robert N. Page, Jr., executive director for equity and inclusion at Metropolitan Community College (MCC) in Kansas City, will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Scholarship Dinner.

December 10, 2018
Chelsoft Award
awards, scholarships, collegehealth, University News

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

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