Rhonda McKee
University News, awards, facstaff

Longtime Faculty Member Rhonda McKee Earns Kappa Mu Epsilon's Highest National Honor

Rhonda McKee, a longtime University of Central Missouri faculty member who has contributed to the education of thousands of students who participated in UCM mathematics courses while also supporting the advancement of her profession, has received the top honor awarded annually by Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) national mathematics honor society.

May 01, 2019
UCM Police Vehicle
awards, University News

'Your Local Security' Organization Names UCM Missouri's Safest Campus

For students earning a higher education degree, the safety of a college or university campus is key to providing a quality experience. With this consideration in mind, the organization Your Local Security has named the University of Central Missouri the safest institution in Missouri.

April 29, 2019
Pro Deo Teens
University News, UCM-LS, MIC

UCM Partners with Pro Deo Youth Center to Enhance Workforce and College Opportunities for Teens

The University of Central Missouri and Pro Deo Youth Center are joining forces to assist the center’s teenagers with workforce and college preparation.

April 29, 2019
UCM Seal
facstaff, University News

UCM Board Adopts Budget Proposal that Includes Changes in Employee Compensation

Although the University of Central Missouri’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget will not be finalized until June 2019, the forecast for revenue and anticipated expenditures includes a plan to increase compensation for UCM employees.

April 26, 2019
James C. Kirkpatrick Award 2019
events, awards, University News

SGA Honors Ambrose with Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award

In recognition of qualities that include a commitment to public service, former University of Central Missouri President Charles “Chuck” Ambrose, has received the top honor presented by the Student Government Association.

April 23, 2019
Missouri Innovation Campus
events, UCM-LS, MIC, University News

UCM Lee's Summit and Urban TEC to Host Brothers In Technology Conference

The University of Central Missouri Gigabit Lab and Urban TEC will host the Brothers In Technology Conference from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 15 at the Missouri Innovation Campus.

April 23, 2019
Mo National Guard at Open House
MIC, events, University News, UCM-LS

Adult Learners Invited to Learn about Career Training, Scholarships at UCM Professional Training and Education Open House

Individuals interesting in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at an April 30 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council (FEC).

April 23, 2019
President Best Inauguration
events, ucm150, University News

UCM Reaches New Milestone with Inauguration of President Best

With the theme “Milestones,” reflecting on the University of Central Missouri’s rich tradition of educating students, Roger Best, Ph.D., was installed as the university’s 16th president during the inauguration ceremony that took place in the Multipurpose Building arena.

April 19, 2019
CCSC-CP Competition
University News, collegehealth, awards

UCM Computer Science Team's Problem Solving Skills Lead to First Place in CCSC-CP Event

University of Central Missouri students who are studying in areas such as mathematics, computer science and cybersecurity demonstrated their analytical and technological skills by recently capturing first place in the CCSC-CP (Consortium for Computer Sciences in Colleges) Central Plains annual regional conference.

April 17, 2019
Charm City
University News, KMOS-TV, events

Free Public Screening of 'Charm City' to Feature Community Information Resources and Community Canned Food Drive

KMOS-TV and Capitol Cinema join the Independent Television Service documentary series “Independent Lens” to present a special community screening of the feature film “Charm City” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 24. In concert with the film, attendees are encouraged to bring canned goods for local distribution and learn about local community services before the event.

April 16, 2019
Students on UCM Quad
events, University News

Earth Week 2019 Activities April 22-27 Include Free Family-Fun Sustainability Displays, Activities

Honoring the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to creating an awareness of environmental issues that affect our planet and efforts related to more sustainable approaches to dealing with these issues, UCM faculty, staff and students are joining the worldwide observance of Earth Week.

April 15, 2019
Kids at Summer Camp
University News, UCM-LS, MIC

UCM Lee's Summit Summer Camps Include STEAM Coding, Stories for Justice and College Application Essay

The University of Central Missouri will offer several engaging and educational summer camps during July, ranging from coding to social justice writing, at the Lee’s Summit campus.

April 15, 2019
Charno Award Winners 2019
awards, studentsuccess, University News

UCM Seniors Gunalan and Kim Honored as Prestigious Charno Award Recipients

The Charno Award, an honor presented annually to a top male and female member of the graduating class at the University of Central Missouri, was awarded April 11 to Yuganesh Gunalan, a senior aviation management student from Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia, and Katherine Kim, senior international studies major from Oak Grove, Missouri.

April 12, 2019
University News, collegebusiness

University of Central Missouri Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies Joins PRSA MBA/Business School Program

PRSA, the nation’s leading professional organization serving the communications community, announces that the University of Central Missouri Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies has joined PRSA’s MBA/Business School Program.

April 12, 2019
Paraprofessional in classroom
MIC, University News, UCM Lee's Summit

UCM launches 'Grow Your Own Teachers' Program Geared Toward Paraprofessionals Seeking a Bachelor's Degree in Education

The program helps adults continue working in school settings while completing degree and practicum requirements.

April 10, 2019
Keshav Bhattarai
ucmblog, University News

Bhattarai's Fulbright Experience to Nepal Addresses Urban Planning Issues

Keshav Bhattarai, Ph.D., a professor of geography at the University of Central Missouri, most recently visited Nepal with plans to use his knowledge and experience in urban planning to help make a difference in the rapidly changing country.

August 30, 2018
State of the Union 2018
ucmblog, University News

Watch the 2018 State of University Address

University of Central Missouri Interim President Roger Best presented the 2018 State of the University Address on Wednesday, Aug. 22, before a crowd of more than 300 UCM faculty, staff and students in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

August 23, 2018
Dr. Best Instagram Story

View Dr. Best's Video Responses from the #UCMKnowsBest Q&A

On Aug. 17, 2018, University of Central Missouri Interim President Dr. Roger Best answered questions from the campus community via Twitter and Instagram. Watch him respond to questions from our Q&A.

August 20, 2018
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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