UCM Admissions Office
news, University News

UCM Friendship Families Program Seeks Community Participants

The Friendship Families program, part of Campus Community Health at the University of Central Missouri, is seeking local families and individuals to participate in the program that provides local connections for international students at UCM.

August 07, 2018
South Holden Construction
news, University News

Students Advised to Avoid Street Construction Zone When Returning to UCM

As University of Central Missouri students and their families begin arriving in Warrensburg this week, they are encouraged to look for alternative routes to campus to avoid temporary street closure on South Holden Street between the university and the railroad.

August 07, 2018
Muleskinner Studio
University News, studentsuccess, collegearts

Muleskinner Print Issues, New Broadcast Studio Enhance Student Learning

UCM students have a unique opportunity to work in a fully-modernized newsroom following the installation of a new broadcast studio, a return to print editions of the Muleskinner student newspaper, and a custom-built website that converges the Digital Media Production program’s three media channels in news, streaming radio and television programming.

August 03, 2018
Seal of the University of Central Missouri
facstaff, University News

Governor Parson Makes Appointments to UCM Governing Board

Missouri Governor Michael L. Parson has announced the appointment of four individuals to the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors. This includes two members who are being reappointed to their board posts, one new board member appointment, and one student representative to the board.

August 02, 2018
Sarah Chamberlin and Kelly Waldram Cramer
awards, University News, facstaff

Chamberlin's Dedication, Work Recognized Through Foster-Inglish Award

Whether she is handling publication and web design or sharing her ideas about strategic and artistic direction, Sarah Chamberlin’s contributions to the University of Central Missouri have a widespread impact on the institution’s reputation and graphic identity. Her diligence and commitment to high-quality work have contributed to her selection as the 2018 recipient of the highest honor given annually to a member of the University Relations staff.

August 01, 2018
2018 KMOS Kids Writers Contest Winners
awards, University News

KMOS-TV Recognizes Young Writers

Young writers from across mid-Missouri recently participated in the 2018 KMOS Kids Writers Contest sponsored by KMOS-TV, the University of Central Missouri’s public broadcasting station.

July 30, 2018
University News

UCM Researchers Help Compile Information to Aid Servicemembers in Decisions About Life After the Military

Many military service members are preparing to leave the armed forces and the state of Missouri unaware of all the “military-friendly” policies and programs that could benefit them.

July 23, 2018
University News, affordability, collegehealth

UCM, Full Employment Council Partner to Make Possible Short-Term Sterile Processing Training Certificate Program

To help meet a training need in the medical field, the University of Central Missouri and the Full Employment Council, Inc. (FEC) are partnering to make possible a new short-term certificate program in Sterile Processing.

July 23, 2018
Lawn Concert
events, ucmalumni, University News, facstaff

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social, Music Highlight President's Lawn Concert

Members of the University of Central Missouri campus and interested community members are invited to join President Chuck Ambrose for an evening of music and ice cream during the 2018 President’s Lawn Concert Monday, July 30, at Selmo Park.

July 19, 2018
collegebusiness, University News

S&P Continues Long-term "A+" UCM Bond Rating, Changes Outlook

In its annual review, Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global ratings affirmed the University of Central Missouri’s bond rating of “A+” for all currently outstanding bonds and for two issues planned this fall.

July 03, 2018
University News, facstaff

UCM Board Appoints Best as Interim University President

The University of Central Missouri’s Board of Governors is turning to an experienced academic and administrative leader on campus to serve as the university’s interim president.

July 03, 2018
awards, University News

Design, Planning Firm Gould Evans Honored with Architecture Award for MIC Project

Gould Evans, a nationally recognized design and planning firm in Kansas City that has worked on a variety of projects for the University of Central Missouri, was honored this month as a recipient of two Chicago Athenaeum 2018 American Architecture Awards. One of those awards was for Gould Evans’ work on the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) building in Lee’s Summit.

July 02, 2018
collegeeducation, University News, facstaff

UCM Higher Education Leader, Innovator Ambrose Accepts KnowledgeWorks Position

After providing leadership for the University of Central Missouri and serving as a strong proponent for opportunities to help all Missouri students succeed, UCM President Charles “Chuck” Ambrose today announced that he will be leaving his university position.

June 29, 2018
collegebusiness, University News

Lehr Chair Honoree Juan Williams Among Boys State Speakers

In addition to evening sessions featuring special presentations by a number of distinguished guest speakers, Fox News political analyst Juan Williams will accept the 2018 Lehr Memorial Chair when the University of Central Missouri hosts the 79th session of the American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 16-22.

June 15, 2018
collegebusiness, studentsuccess, University News, cmpa

Central Missouri Police Academy Spring Class of 2018 Achieves 100 Percent Hire Rate

The Central Missouri Police Academy (CMPA) spring class of 2018 will graduate on Thursday, June 12 with a hiring rate of 100 percent of those actively seeking a job in law enforcement.

June 06, 2018
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Job Interview

5 Reasons Every Mule and Jennie Should Be Using Handshake

UCM’s Career Services office automatically provides all current students & alumni with Handshake, giving you the advantage over similar network-driven career websites. Here are the top 5 reasons you should be checking out Handshake regularly.

August 07, 2018
UCM Mule Statue

Top 10 Locations to Take Graduation Photos at UCM

The school year is nearing its end, and it's almost time for what you've been working toward: graduation. Before you say your goodbyes, you might want to take a few pictures to commemorate your time at UCM. There are a lot of beautiful backdrops on campus, and we've compiled a list for you of the top 10 places to take graduation photos on campus. So grab your cap and gown and let's go!

April 24, 2018
Chris Lang

Freshman Orientation Registration Tutorial

Follow along as Chris Lang, Assistant Director of New Student Programs at UCM, walks you through the orientation registration process.

March 01, 2018
Winter Break

10 Things To Do Over College Winter Break

You’ve worked hard all semester. You’ve turned in your last assignment and taken your last final. It’s finally here: winter break. You’re stress-free and feeling relaxed, except now you’re...bored!? Well, before your mom starts handing you chores to do, here are a few ideas to keep you entertained:

December 22, 2017
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