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Why Vote 2019
student success, University News

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, awards, student success

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
UCM ATMAE Conference
University News, student success, awards

UCM Students, Faculty Share Presentation Stage at National Conference

The opportunity to present research at a professional conference is a goal for many educators, but at the University of Central Missouri, students in the School of Technology this month will share their scholarly work on a national stage.

November 05, 2019
UCM Disaster Training
University News, student success

Disaster Simulation Brings Two Academic Disciplines Together for Training

Taking lessons learned from incidents such as the 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon, a collaborative disaster simulation at the University of Central Missouri this week brought together students and faculty in the Athletic Training and Crisis and Disaster Management programs.

October 25, 2019
Central Missouri Police Academy Training
University News, cmpa, student success

Central Missouri Police Academy Collaborates with SFCC to Make Police Training Possible in Sedalia Area

The Missouri Safety Center at the University of Central Missouri and State Fair Community College are collaborating to provide opportunities to interested individuals in Sedalia and the surrounding area.

October 22, 2019
UCM Commencement
student success, University News

UCM Joins Degrees When Due, a Nationwide Completion Initiative to Strengthen the Pathway to a College Degree

The University of Central Missouri has been selected to join Degrees When Due, a national initiative of the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), to help students who have some college credits complete their degrees.

October 17, 2019
UCM Administration Building
awards, student success, University News

UCM Advances in U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings

U.S. News & World Report, one of the most widely known sources used by prospective students to find schools that match their educational needs and goals, today announced its 2020 Best Colleges rankings. It shows advancement for the University of Central Missouri in three categories in the Midwest region while also being listed as a “Top Performer” regionally in a new category on “social mobility.”

September 12, 2019
Job Interview
student success, University News, events

Career Services Center Announces Fall 2019 Special Events to Connect Students, Employers

The University of Central Missouri Career Services Center, which plans and organizes special events designed to connect students with employers, has announced its fall 2019 schedule.

September 05, 2019
UCM's Marching Mules
University News, student success

Major Gift Helps Meet Need for New Marching Mules Uniforms

The university wants to show its pride in this outstanding 200-member group through an investment in new band uniforms, an effort that received a financial boost recently through a $50,000 major gift from an anonymous donor along with additional university support.

August 22, 2019
UCM Seal
student success, University News

UCM Board Adopts Strategic Plan as Foundation for Meeting Goals

A new strategic plan that will serve as a foundation in helping to meet institutional goals over the next three to five years was approved by the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors when it met on campus Aug. 14. Driven by data, the plan is the result of an information-gathering process that included input from many university internal and external constituents.

August 15, 2019
Move-In Day at UCM
University News, student success, events

More Than 1,000 Students Arrive This Week for UCM Experience Kickoff

Beginning college can be intimidating for new students, but as the University of Central Missouri prepares for the first day of classes Aug. 19, it is continuing an annual program that will help freshman ease into campus life.

August 15, 2019
TRIO Student at Computer
student success, University News

UCM Awarded Increase in TRIO Support for Final Year of Five-year Grant

The University of Central Missouri has received a 5 percent increase in federal grant funding for TRIO-Student Support Services programs at UCM in 2019-2020.

June 26, 2019
Peer Educators 2019
student success, University News

Certified Peer Educator Training Vital to UCM Meeting Student Retention, Success Goals

In an effort to provide a more holistic and innovative approach to helping students to cross the degree finish line, 31 students at the University of Central Missouri recently completed Certified Peer Educator Training through NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

February 28, 2019
Common App
student success, University News, admissions

Common App Expands Opportunities for Students to Enroll at UCM, Extends National Reach

Taking advantage of new technological resources to help make enrollment as simple as possible, the University of Central Missouri has joined more than 800 public and private colleges and universities nationwide to offer The Common Application.

December 04, 2018
Why Vote 2019
student success, University News

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, awards, student success

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
UCM ATMAE Conference
University News, student success, awards

UCM Students, Faculty Share Presentation Stage at National Conference

The opportunity to present research at a professional conference is a goal for many educators, but at the University of Central Missouri, students in the School of Technology this month will share their scholarly work on a national stage.

November 05, 2019
UCM Disaster Training
University News, student success

Disaster Simulation Brings Two Academic Disciplines Together for Training

Taking lessons learned from incidents such as the 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon, a collaborative disaster simulation at the University of Central Missouri this week brought together students and faculty in the Athletic Training and Crisis and Disaster Management programs.

October 25, 2019
Central Missouri Police Academy Training
University News, cmpa, student success

Central Missouri Police Academy Collaborates with SFCC to Make Police Training Possible in Sedalia Area

The Missouri Safety Center at the University of Central Missouri and State Fair Community College are collaborating to provide opportunities to interested individuals in Sedalia and the surrounding area.

October 22, 2019
UCM Commencement
student success, University News

UCM Joins Degrees When Due, a Nationwide Completion Initiative to Strengthen the Pathway to a College Degree

The University of Central Missouri has been selected to join Degrees When Due, a national initiative of the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), to help students who have some college credits complete their degrees.

October 17, 2019
UCM Administration Building
awards, student success, University News

UCM Advances in U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings

U.S. News & World Report, one of the most widely known sources used by prospective students to find schools that match their educational needs and goals, today announced its 2020 Best Colleges rankings. It shows advancement for the University of Central Missouri in three categories in the Midwest region while also being listed as a “Top Performer” regionally in a new category on “social mobility.”

September 12, 2019
Job Interview
student success, University News, events

Career Services Center Announces Fall 2019 Special Events to Connect Students, Employers

The University of Central Missouri Career Services Center, which plans and organizes special events designed to connect students with employers, has announced its fall 2019 schedule.

September 05, 2019
UCM's Marching Mules
University News, student success

Major Gift Helps Meet Need for New Marching Mules Uniforms

The university wants to show its pride in this outstanding 200-member group through an investment in new band uniforms, an effort that received a financial boost recently through a $50,000 major gift from an anonymous donor along with additional university support.

August 22, 2019
UCM Seal
student success, University News

UCM Board Adopts Strategic Plan as Foundation for Meeting Goals

A new strategic plan that will serve as a foundation in helping to meet institutional goals over the next three to five years was approved by the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors when it met on campus Aug. 14. Driven by data, the plan is the result of an information-gathering process that included input from many university internal and external constituents.

August 15, 2019
Move-In Day at UCM
University News, student success, events

More Than 1,000 Students Arrive This Week for UCM Experience Kickoff

Beginning college can be intimidating for new students, but as the University of Central Missouri prepares for the first day of classes Aug. 19, it is continuing an annual program that will help freshman ease into campus life.

August 15, 2019
TRIO Student at Computer
student success, University News

UCM Awarded Increase in TRIO Support for Final Year of Five-year Grant

The University of Central Missouri has received a 5 percent increase in federal grant funding for TRIO-Student Support Services programs at UCM in 2019-2020.

June 26, 2019
Peer Educators 2019
student success, University News

Certified Peer Educator Training Vital to UCM Meeting Student Retention, Success Goals

In an effort to provide a more holistic and innovative approach to helping students to cross the degree finish line, 31 students at the University of Central Missouri recently completed Certified Peer Educator Training through NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

February 28, 2019
Common App
student success, University News, admissions

Common App Expands Opportunities for Students to Enroll at UCM, Extends National Reach

Taking advantage of new technological resources to help make enrollment as simple as possible, the University of Central Missouri has joined more than 800 public and private colleges and universities nationwide to offer The Common Application.

December 04, 2018

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