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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
2020 CNA Grads at UCM-LS
MIC, UCM-LS, University News, student success

Certified Nursing Assistant Students Earn Sought-after Certificate from UCM

Graduates of the University of Central Missouri’s Certified Nursing Assistant Mental Health Specialist Certificate Program were recognized Jan. 28 at a ceremony at UCM’s Lee’s Summit campus. Through this program, students earn their Missouri CNA certification and are prepared to launch a career in the high-demand healthcare field.

February 03, 2020
Rolando Salvatierra (right) with PMP Prep Course instructor Jim Staffieri.
University News, UCM-LS, MIC, student success

UCM's Project Management Professional Prep Course Helps Navy Veteran Prepare for Industry-Recognized Exam and a Bright Future

UCM’s certificate programs are designed for working adults seeking career enhancement or a new job.

January 13, 2020
Safety Science Lab
student success, University News, awards

Signifying a 'Gold Standard' is Met, Safety Degree from UCM Becomes GSP Qualified Academic Program

The University of Central Missouri has reached a new milestone following a recent review of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental, Safety and Risk Management by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

January 10, 2020
Fall 2019 Events Management Course
student success, events, University News

Student Collaboration with Warrensburg Main Street Paves Way for Spring 2020 Event to Promote Community History, Economic Vitality Through Photography

Working with Warrensburg Main Street, University of Central Missouri students are putting their knowledge of event planning into practice to create opportunities to attract people to the downtown area this spring while also enhancing the ability to market the community. Thanks to a student-Main Street partnership, planning is currently underway for what is tentatively coined “Snapshots of the ‘Burg.”

December 19, 2019
Why Vote 2019
University News, student success

Students Question About "Why Vote?' Leads to Research, Action

On their way to learning how to teach social studies to high school students, University of Central Missouri students this fall addressed the question “Why vote?” Their response led to a practical exercise in voter education and original research that may help increase other students’ participation in the voting process, particularly those who are far from home.

November 21, 2019
UCM Code-A-Thon Winners 2019
University News, student success, awards

UCM Team's Finish Second in Federal Reserve Code-A-Thon Continues String of Top Three Successes

For the third consecutive year, a team from the University of Central Missouri placed in one of the top three positions at the annual Code-A-Thon hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

November 18, 2019
UCM LAE-GED Awards 2019
student success, University News, awards

UCM Continues Historic Win Streak at Regional Criminal Justice Competition

Demonstrating why the University of Central Missouri has a national reputation for its criminal justice program, a team of CJ students has accomplished what no other team has done in the history of the American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) Region III Competition.

November 18, 2019
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
2020 CNA Grads at UCM-LS
MIC, UCM-LS, University News, student success

Certified Nursing Assistant Students Earn Sought-after Certificate from UCM

Graduates of the University of Central Missouri’s Certified Nursing Assistant Mental Health Specialist Certificate Program were recognized Jan. 28 at a ceremony at UCM’s Lee’s Summit campus. Through this program, students earn their Missouri CNA certification and are prepared to launch a career in the high-demand healthcare field.

February 03, 2020
Rolando Salvatierra (right) with PMP Prep Course instructor Jim Staffieri.
University News, UCM-LS, MIC, student success

UCM's Project Management Professional Prep Course Helps Navy Veteran Prepare for Industry-Recognized Exam and a Bright Future

UCM’s certificate programs are designed for working adults seeking career enhancement or a new job.

January 13, 2020
Safety Science Lab
student success, University News, awards

Signifying a 'Gold Standard' is Met, Safety Degree from UCM Becomes GSP Qualified Academic Program

The University of Central Missouri has reached a new milestone following a recent review of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental, Safety and Risk Management by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

January 10, 2020
Fall 2019 Events Management Course
student success, events, University News

Student Collaboration with Warrensburg Main Street Paves Way for Spring 2020 Event to Promote Community History, Economic Vitality Through Photography

Working with Warrensburg Main Street, University of Central Missouri students are putting their knowledge of event planning into practice to create opportunities to attract people to the downtown area this spring while also enhancing the ability to market the community. Thanks to a student-Main Street partnership, planning is currently underway for what is tentatively coined “Snapshots of the ‘Burg.”

December 19, 2019
Why Vote 2019
University News, student success

Students Question About "Why Vote?' Leads to Research, Action

On their way to learning how to teach social studies to high school students, University of Central Missouri students this fall addressed the question “Why vote?” Their response led to a practical exercise in voter education and original research that may help increase other students’ participation in the voting process, particularly those who are far from home.

November 21, 2019
UCM Code-A-Thon Winners 2019
University News, student success, awards

UCM Team's Finish Second in Federal Reserve Code-A-Thon Continues String of Top Three Successes

For the third consecutive year, a team from the University of Central Missouri placed in one of the top three positions at the annual Code-A-Thon hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

November 18, 2019
UCM LAE-GED Awards 2019
student success, University News, awards

UCM Continues Historic Win Streak at Regional Criminal Justice Competition

Demonstrating why the University of Central Missouri has a national reputation for its criminal justice program, a team of CJ students has accomplished what no other team has done in the history of the American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) Region III Competition.

November 18, 2019

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