Curtis Pitts
events, University News

Forum Led by Motivational Speaker Curtis Pitts Highlights Black History Month at UCM

In observance of Black History Month, the University of Central Missouri will host a public forum Feb. 28 facilitated by nationally known motivational speaker and community activist, Curtis Pitts Thursday, Feb. 28.

February 20, 2019
awards, KMOS-TV, University News

KMOS-TV Producers Honored with National Award

Among the public television station professionals honored at a recent awards gala event in Salt Lake City was KMOS-TV producer Christy Millen.

February 19, 2019
Meng Chen, Ph.D.
facstaff, University News

UCM Taps Meng Chen to Lead Office of Analytics and Institutional Research

Assuming a position that is instrumental in the collection of data used in strategic decision making at the University of Central Missouri, Meng Chen, Ph.D., has been named the director of university analytics and institutional research.

February 14, 2019
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, MIC

UCM to Host Open House Events at Missouri Innovation Campus

Beginning Feb. 26, the FEC will participate in pre-qualifying Open House events in Lee’s Summit to help individuals determine eligibility and apply for scholarships to fund non-semester based certification training as well as some college degree programs.

February 14, 2019
Education and Human Services Career Expo
events, University News

Explore Job Possibilities at UCM's Education and Human Services Career Expo March 11

Interested students, alumni and guests are invited to attend the Education and Human Services Career Expo 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, March 11, in the University of Central Missouri Multipurpose Building arena.

February 12, 2019
August: Osage County
events, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents 2008 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play August: Osage County

WARRENSBURG, MO – Enjoy mainstage theatre featuring students and faculty as the University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance presents the upcoming of production of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play August: Osage County.

February 11, 2019
Skyhaven Airport
UCM Foundation, University News

Sunderland Foundation Pledges $1M for UCM Airport Development

The Sunderland Foundation has pledged a $1M gift to the UCM Foundation toward construction of a state-of-the-art terminal and flight education facility at UCM’s Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport.

February 11, 2019
UCM Campus
awards, University News, studentsuccess

MDHE Data Shows UCM a State Leader for Degree Completion

A commitment to helping students finish their college education is contributing to the University of Central Missouri’s status as the state leader in degree completion among public universities.

February 04, 2019
UCM Sesquicentennial Celebration
University News, ucm150

UCM and State of Missouri Prepare to Celebrate Historic Milestones in 2021

As the state of Missouri approaches a historic milestone, the University of Central Missouri, which has a played a significant role in helping to educate thousands of Missourians, will celebrate its rich heritage and future with its sesquicentennial celebration planned February through December 2021.

February 01, 2019
Courtney Goddard
UCM Foundation, University News, alumni

Goddard to Become UCM VP for Advancement, Executive Director of Foundation

Having a professional background that includes nearly 20 years of strategic higher education leadership experience, Courtney E. Goddard soon begins a new role at the University of Central Missouri. Effective March 1, she becomes Vice President for Advancement and External Engagement, Executive Director of the UCM Foundation.

January 30, 2019
IT Class
collegehealth, University News

MoExcels Proposal Includes Funding for UCM's Development of IT Training

Pending legislative approval, a $55.8 million funding request by the Missouri Coordinating Board of Higher Education (CBHE) will greatly aid the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to meet a statewide need for trained information technology workers.

January 28, 2019
BIG Career Expo
events, University News

B.I.G. Career Expo Brings Employers, Education Institutions to Campus in February

University of Central Missouri students who are looking for jobs have a great opportunity to network with potential employers during the annual Spring Business, Industry, Government (B.I.G.) Career Expo 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the Multipurpose Building arena.

January 25, 2019
Mr. Rogers
KMOS-TV, University News

KMOS Presents Acclaimed Fred Rogers Documentary, "Won't You Be My Neighbor," Feb. 9

Mark your calendar for 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, when the University of Central Missouri’s public television station, KMOS-TV, presents one of the most celebrated theatrical releases of 2018, an intimate look at the life of America’s favorite neighbor: Fred Rogers.

January 24, 2019
2019 MLK Scholarship Winners
awards, scholarships, University News

Civil Rights Leader's Legacy Celebrated Through MLK Freedom Scholarship Presentations

In a ceremony titled “One Dream, One Nation: Moving Forward Together” a crowd of about 260 people learned about Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact as a civil rights leader while also celebrating three students who will realize their dreams for a college education as recipients of University of Central Missouri scholarships in King’s name.

January 23, 2019
Teen writing
University News

Summer Camp Opportunities for Young Adults Offered at UCM Lee's Summit

Students from throughout the metropolitan area are invited to participate in upcoming camps and workshops through the University of Central Missouri Lee’s Summit. Both events are offered at the Missouri Innovation Campus.

January 23, 2019
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
New Year's Resolutions

5 New Year's Resolutions that UCM Makes Easy

As you return from the holiday break feeling refreshed and ready to take on a new semester, it’s good to have goals for what you’d like to accomplish. New Year’s resolutions can be hard to stick to, but here are a few that we can help you accomplish.

January 03, 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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