State Normal School Elementary Education Training
University News, collegeeducation, events

College Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary and Commitment to Preparing Educators

The University of Central Missouri has a longstanding tradition of producing quality educators to prepare the next generation of students. Progress made during the past 100 years is being highlighted as the university celebrates the centennial of its College of Education.

April 10, 2019
My Oh My Flier
events, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents "MyOhMy!" Rock-n-Roll Dance Concert at Powell Gardens

Enjoy the beauty of spring as University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance presents the upcoming production of “MyOhMy! A Rock-n-Roll Dance Concert at Powell Gardens.” The production takes place at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 19 and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20 in the Missouri Barn at Powell Gardens, 20 miles west of Warrensburg on Highway 50.

April 09, 2019
Knob Hill Barn 1892
University News, events, collegearts

UCM School of Visual and Performing Arts to Present Gala Event May 3

The dinner, concert, and post-concert party will take place on May 3 at the historic Knob Hill Barn 1892 in Knob Noster, Mo.

April 05, 2019
Charles Schwepker, Jr. Ph.D.
University News, collegebusiness, awards

Distinguished Marketing Professor Schwepker Receives Prestigious UCM Byler Award April 18

A 26-year faculty member in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies, Charles Schwepker, Jr. Ph.D., will receive the Byler Distinguished Faculty Award.

April 05, 2019
The Providers
KMOS-TV, events, University News

Free Public Screening of 'The Providers' Follows Rural Medical Practitioners and Their Impact on Patients

KMOS-TV and Capitol Cinema join the Independent Television Service documentary series “Independent Lens” to present a special community screening of the feature film “The Providers” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 in Jefferson City.

April 02, 2019
President Roger J. Best, Ph.D.
University News, facstaff, events

UCM Celebrates Inauguration of 16th President Roger Best April 18

With the theme, ”Milestones,” to commemorate the University of Central Missouri’s rich history, the inauguration of Roger J. Best, Ph.D., as UCM’s 16th president takes place Thursday, April 18, in the Multipurpose Building.

March 29, 2019
events, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents "Godspell: The Musical"

Tickets are now available for the University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance production of “Godspell: The Musical” Wednesday-Sunday, April 3-7 at the James L. Highlander Theatre on the UCM campus.

March 27, 2019
Gov. Mike Parson Remarks at STEAM Event
University News, events

Gov. Parson Kicks Off Middle School STEAM Event at UCM

Hundreds of students and their sponsors from throughout Central Missouri and the Kansas City region heard guest remarks by Missouri Gov. Mike Parson when he spoke during the Middle School STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) event Monday, March 25.

March 25, 2019
Bill Hawley
facstaff, University News

Best Turns to Hawley to Provide Leadership as Vice President of Finance and Operations

After considering his excellent performance and contributions on numerous initiatives, UCM President Roger Best today announced the appointment of Hawley as UCM’s Vice President for Finance and Operations, effective April 1.

March 25, 2019
Fred Rogers and Child
University News, KMOS-TV, events

Community Screening of the Acclaimed Story of Fred Rogers and "Mister Rogers'" Neighborhood

KMOS-TV and Capitol Cinema join the Independent Television Service documentary series “Independent Lens” to present a special community screening of the feature film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

March 22, 2019
Brian Hughes
awards, University News

NATA Honors Hughes' Commitment to Professional Development Through National Award

Brian Hughes' volunteerism and commitment to what is both his passion and profession are now being recognized through the presentation of the National Athletic Trainers Association Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award.

March 21, 2019
UCM Students in Residence Hall
studentsuccess, University News

Pell-eligible Students Encouraged to Apply by May 1 for Limited UCM Housing Grants

Helping to make higher education more affordable to students who have financial need, the University of Central Missouri announces the UCM Housing Grant Program.

March 21, 2019
University of Central Missouri Seal
University News

UCM Board Authorizes Tuition Increases, Effective for Fall 2019

While continuing to make access and affordability priorities at the same time the institution must secure financial stability, the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors unanimously approved new academic fees, effective for the fall 2019 semester.

March 20, 2019
Yuankun Yao to Receive Governor's Award
awards, University News

Yuankun Yao Will Receive Governor's Excellence in Education Award

A longtime University of Central Missouri faculty member who previously was honored for his work at the college level, Yuankun Yao, professor in the School of Teaching and Learning, is now receiving statewide recognition.

March 15, 2019
DigiGirlz Event
events, University News

UCM Partners with Lee's Summit High School Students for 2019 Microsoft DigiGirlz Day

A total of six Lee’s Summit R-7 School District students, working with the University of Central Missouri Gigabit Lab, will assist with Internet of Things presentations at the 2019 Microsoft DigiGirlz Day.

March 14, 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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