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awards, University News, student success

Princeton Review Recognizes UCM Among 'Best in the Midwest' Institutions

In a salute to institutions of higher education it considers “academically outstanding and well worth consideration” for students in search of a degree, The Princeton Review has named the University of Central Missouri one of the “Best in the Midwest” colleges and universities.

September 11, 2020
UCM Campus Cupboard Volunteers
student success, Culture Of Service, University News

UCM's Campus Cupboard Continues to Be a Success

Since its inception in late 2013, the University of Central Missouri Campus Cupboard has successfully helped students, faculty and staff with nutritional and other basic supply needs. The importance of such efforts today continues to grow among the challenges of the pandemic.

September 10, 2020
UCM Graduate
University News, awards, student success

UCM Nationally Recognized for Low Student Debt Among Graduates

Striving to make education affordable and accessible, the University of Central Missouri has been recognized by the student finance bureau LendEDU for having one of the lowest national debt numbers for 2019 graduates.

September 08, 2020
W.C. Morris Renovated Classroom
University News, student success

Chemistry Classroom Transformation Geared to Student Success

General Chemistry I and II courses can be challenging to many students, but through a recent classroom transformation in the University of Central Missouri Wilson C. Morris Science Building, the university hopes to enhance student success through interactive learning.

September 02, 2020
UCM's 2019-2020 Awards and Accolades
ucmblog, student success, awards

Celebrate UCM's Campus Community Highlights of the '19-20 Academic Year [VIDEO]

Take a look back at the wide variety of awards, accolades and achievements UCM celebrated in 2019-2020.

August 31, 2020
Learning Commons JCKL
University News, JCKL, student success

Physical Relocation of Learning Commons, Virtual Programs, Enhances Access

An area that plays an instrumental role in helping University of Central Missouri students succeed in their college education, the Learning Commons, often referred to as the “learning center,” has been relocated to the first floor of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library.

August 12, 2020
Degrees With Less Debt
University News, student success

UCM Recognized in St. Louis Graduates' Report, 'Degrees with Less Debt: Postsecondary Strategies that Enhance Low-income and Black Student Success'

The University of Central Missouri has been identified among five colleges and universities leading the charge to support low-income students and Black students to graduate from college with less debt. UCM’s work in this important area are noted in the report, “Degrees with Less Debt: Postsecondary Strategies that Enhance Low-income and Black Student Success, “to be released by St. Louis Graduates on July 15.

July 14, 2020
JCKL Library Lawn
ucmblog, student success

6 Reasons You Should Transfer to UCM

At UCM, we make transferring easy, and ensure you’ll find opportunities for success. In fact, 95% of UCM graduates launch their careers or continue their education within six months of graduation. Need more reasons? Here’s what you can look forward to when you choose UCM:

June 01, 2020
Zoom Travel
University News, ucmblog, student success

UCM Students Travel Virtually Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

In a time where universities are closed, classes are online and study trips are canceled, Tricia Hansen-Horn, UCM professor and program coordinator of public relations, has found a way to help her students travel – virtually.

May 29, 2020
B-2 Spirits take off from Whiteman AFB
student success, Military Students, University News, Whiteman AFB

UCM Enhances Availability of Courses for Whiteman Air Force Base Military and Military-affiliated Personnel

The University of Central Missouri is enhancing its partnership with Whiteman Air Force Base to make continuing their education even more convenient and affordable for military and military-affiliated personnel. Thanks to improvements made this spring, UCM is now offering additional opportunities for remote learning at the base.

May 12, 2020
Hannah Breedlove and Cole Fine
University News, awards, student success

Charno Awards Honor Outstanding Lee's Summit, Olathe Students

The Charno Award, the highest honor presented to both a male and a female graduating senior at the University of Central Missouri, has been awarded to Cole Fine, Olathe, Kansas, and Hannah Breedlove, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, for 2020.

May 07, 2020
UCM Laptop
ucmblog, awards, student success

Get Connected: 9 Nationally Ranked Online Programs at UCM

With 22 programs, 10 certificate programs and hundreds of courses available online, UCM offers a wide variety of opportunities to pursue online learning. Here are a few of our online programs that have been recognized as some of the best in the country.

May 04, 2020
UCM Science Student
University News, student success

Research Experiences at UCM, Faculty Support, Pays Off for University Chemistry Students

Research opportunities and strong interactions with faculty members at the undergraduate level are giving University of Central Missouri chemistry majors a leg up in pursuit of advanced degrees.

April 27, 2020
In This Together
University News, student success, Alumni Foundation, MuleNation

MuleNation, UCM Community 'In This Together' to Aid Struggling Students

Expressing a strong desire to help students through the challenges posed by this health crisis, the MuleNation network of engaged alumni and friends has reached out to the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation to partner in raising funds to provide much-needed assistance.

April 06, 2020
Online Learning
student success, University News

University of Central Missouri Offering Free Online Creativity and Innovation Courses

The University of Central Missouri is joining forces with MindEdge to offer three free online courses focusing on creativity and innovation. The free classes are provided to help individuals during this time of global pandemic and social distancing.

March 30, 2020
UCM Admin Building
awards, University News, student success

Princeton Review Recognizes UCM Among 'Best in the Midwest' Institutions

In a salute to institutions of higher education it considers “academically outstanding and well worth consideration” for students in search of a degree, The Princeton Review has named the University of Central Missouri one of the “Best in the Midwest” colleges and universities.

September 11, 2020
UCM Campus Cupboard Volunteers
student success, Culture Of Service, University News

UCM's Campus Cupboard Continues to Be a Success

Since its inception in late 2013, the University of Central Missouri Campus Cupboard has successfully helped students, faculty and staff with nutritional and other basic supply needs. The importance of such efforts today continues to grow among the challenges of the pandemic.

September 10, 2020
UCM Graduate
University News, awards, student success

UCM Nationally Recognized for Low Student Debt Among Graduates

Striving to make education affordable and accessible, the University of Central Missouri has been recognized by the student finance bureau LendEDU for having one of the lowest national debt numbers for 2019 graduates.

September 08, 2020
W.C. Morris Renovated Classroom
University News, student success

Chemistry Classroom Transformation Geared to Student Success

General Chemistry I and II courses can be challenging to many students, but through a recent classroom transformation in the University of Central Missouri Wilson C. Morris Science Building, the university hopes to enhance student success through interactive learning.

September 02, 2020
UCM's 2019-2020 Awards and Accolades
ucmblog, student success, awards

Celebrate UCM's Campus Community Highlights of the '19-20 Academic Year [VIDEO]

Take a look back at the wide variety of awards, accolades and achievements UCM celebrated in 2019-2020.

August 31, 2020
Learning Commons JCKL
University News, JCKL, student success

Physical Relocation of Learning Commons, Virtual Programs, Enhances Access

An area that plays an instrumental role in helping University of Central Missouri students succeed in their college education, the Learning Commons, often referred to as the “learning center,” has been relocated to the first floor of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library.

August 12, 2020
Degrees With Less Debt
University News, student success

UCM Recognized in St. Louis Graduates' Report, 'Degrees with Less Debt: Postsecondary Strategies that Enhance Low-income and Black Student Success'

The University of Central Missouri has been identified among five colleges and universities leading the charge to support low-income students and Black students to graduate from college with less debt. UCM’s work in this important area are noted in the report, “Degrees with Less Debt: Postsecondary Strategies that Enhance Low-income and Black Student Success, “to be released by St. Louis Graduates on July 15.

July 14, 2020
JCKL Library Lawn
ucmblog, student success

6 Reasons You Should Transfer to UCM

At UCM, we make transferring easy, and ensure you’ll find opportunities for success. In fact, 95% of UCM graduates launch their careers or continue their education within six months of graduation. Need more reasons? Here’s what you can look forward to when you choose UCM:

June 01, 2020
Zoom Travel
University News, ucmblog, student success

UCM Students Travel Virtually Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

In a time where universities are closed, classes are online and study trips are canceled, Tricia Hansen-Horn, UCM professor and program coordinator of public relations, has found a way to help her students travel – virtually.

May 29, 2020
B-2 Spirits take off from Whiteman AFB
student success, Military Students, University News, Whiteman AFB

UCM Enhances Availability of Courses for Whiteman Air Force Base Military and Military-affiliated Personnel

The University of Central Missouri is enhancing its partnership with Whiteman Air Force Base to make continuing their education even more convenient and affordable for military and military-affiliated personnel. Thanks to improvements made this spring, UCM is now offering additional opportunities for remote learning at the base.

May 12, 2020
Hannah Breedlove and Cole Fine
University News, awards, student success

Charno Awards Honor Outstanding Lee's Summit, Olathe Students

The Charno Award, the highest honor presented to both a male and a female graduating senior at the University of Central Missouri, has been awarded to Cole Fine, Olathe, Kansas, and Hannah Breedlove, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, for 2020.

May 07, 2020
UCM Laptop
ucmblog, awards, student success

Get Connected: 9 Nationally Ranked Online Programs at UCM

With 22 programs, 10 certificate programs and hundreds of courses available online, UCM offers a wide variety of opportunities to pursue online learning. Here are a few of our online programs that have been recognized as some of the best in the country.

May 04, 2020
UCM Science Student
University News, student success

Research Experiences at UCM, Faculty Support, Pays Off for University Chemistry Students

Research opportunities and strong interactions with faculty members at the undergraduate level are giving University of Central Missouri chemistry majors a leg up in pursuit of advanced degrees.

April 27, 2020
In This Together
University News, student success, Alumni Foundation, MuleNation

MuleNation, UCM Community 'In This Together' to Aid Struggling Students

Expressing a strong desire to help students through the challenges posed by this health crisis, the MuleNation network of engaged alumni and friends has reached out to the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation to partner in raising funds to provide much-needed assistance.

April 06, 2020
Online Learning
student success, University News

University of Central Missouri Offering Free Online Creativity and Innovation Courses

The University of Central Missouri is joining forces with MindEdge to offer three free online courses focusing on creativity and innovation. The free classes are provided to help individuals during this time of global pandemic and social distancing.

March 30, 2020

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