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UCM Celebrates National Distance Learning Week 2010

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Nov. 9, 2010) – The University of Central Missouri joined members of the United States Distance Learning Association and the Missouri Distance Learning Association in a week-long celebration of National Distance Learning Week Nov. 8-12.

UCM President Charles Ambrose joined campus leaders from UCM's School of Graduate and Extended Studies, Department of Information Technology and Instruction and Broadcasting Services in kicking off the week of activities and events by signing a presidential proclamation Monday afternoon, Nov. 8.

Ambrose cited the growth of UCM's distance and online learning as evidence of the importance of the programs to the future of higher education.

Learn more about the week of events planned in celebration of the nationwide event.

Distance Learning Week 2010 proclamation
Joining UCM President Charles Ambrose, seated, in the signing of the presidential proclamation proclaiming Nov. 8-12 as Distance Learning Week at UCM are, left to right, Donald Peterson, director of Broadcasting Services; Joe Vaughn, dean of the School of Graduate and Extended Studies; David Rice, assistant provost for information technology and instruction; George Wilson, provost and vice president for academic affairs; and Jim Graham, chief information officer.