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University News

Indoor Golf Training Facility, Charter School Renewals, Among Board Action Items

Construction of a new indoor golf training facility, renewal of two charter school agreements and a web strategy and redesign consulting contract were approved by the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors during its October plenary session on campus.

October 20, 2016
events, University News

Holocaust Survivor, Author Eva Mozes Kor to Speak at UCM

Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor will bring her message of forgiveness in the face of cruelty and evil to the University of Central Missouri in a free, public presentation at noon Friday, Oct. 28, in Elliott Union 236.

October 20, 2016
University News

UCM Part of Alliance to Jointly Receive $5 million Grant for STEM Minority Participation

The University of Central Missouri is one of eight Missouri institutions of higher education to jointly receive a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program.

October 18, 2016
University News, events

Hartzler to Host Missouri Business Conference at UCM

U.S. Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler will host the 2016 Missouri Business Conference Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the University of Central Missouri.

October 18, 2016
University News

Ambrose Joins National Discussion on College Value, Completion Among Underrepresented Groups

While he continues to advocate for initiatives in higher education that can improve accessibility, affordability, and the reduction of students’ college debt load, University of Central Missouri President Charles Ambrose in October has been part of national discussion on issues related to college completion among underrepresented groups in higher education, career readiness, and value.

October 18, 2016
ucmalumni, University News, awards

Three Distinguished Alumni Honored for Achievement, Service Homecoming Weekend

Three University of Central Missouri graduates who have excelled in careers or service that include work in the United States Secret Service, U.S. Army, and business/education will be honored as Distinguished Alumni during the university’s 2016 Homecoming celebration. Award presentations will take place during the Distinguished Alumni Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 in Elliott Student Union 240.

October 17, 2016
awards, University News

UCM's Criminal Justice Team Claims 15th Regional Sweepstakes Trophy

The University of Central Missouri’s Gamma Epsilon Delta chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association-Lambda Alpha Epsilon claimed the sweepstakes trophy at the organization’s the regional conference in Lincoln, Neb.

October 14, 2016
University News

Lee's Summit R-7, UCM Celebrate Milestone in MIC Construction

A milestone in the construction of the new Summit Technology Academy/Missouri Innovation Campus was celebrated Thursday, Oct. 13, as officials from the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District and the University of Central Missouri gathered together for a Beam Topping Out Ceremony at the building site.

October 13, 2016
awards, University News

UCM Campus Cupboard Receives Harvesters Circle of Hope Partnership Award

The University of Central Missouri’s Campus Cupboard recently was recognized by Harvesters-The Community Food Network of Kansas City with the 2016 Circle of Hope Network Partnership-Missouri Pantry Award. Beth Rutt, UCM director of student activities, and Trish Smith, UCM graduate assistant and Campus Cupboard coordinator, accepted the award at the Sept. 22 awards luncheon in Kansas City.

October 12, 2016
University News

UCM Celebrates Homecoming 2016, "The Power of Red"

The University of Central Missouri invites the community to join in the celebration of “The Power of Red” during the 2016 Homecoming celebration Oct. 21-22 as friends and alumni join UCM students and staff in a variety of activities.

October 11, 2016
University News

Performing Arts Series Presents The Alloy Orchestra in Multimedia Concert

The University of Central Missouri Performing Arts Series and the UCM Department of Music present the Alloy Orchestra in a unique concert and film experience at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct.10 in Hart Recital Hall.

October 04, 2016
University News, events

Departments of Theatre and Dance, Music Present 'The Secret Garden'

The University of Central Missouri’s Department of Theatre and Dance, in collaboration with the Department of Music, will present the musical The Secret Garden by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon.

October 03, 2016
Students walking on campus
University News

Service Members, Veterans, Spouses Invited to Return With Purpose Workshop

The University of Central Missouri’s Office of Military and Veterans Services is inviting active duty military members, veterans and their spouses to attend Return With Purpose, a free workshop 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in Elliott Student Union , Room 237B.

October 03, 2016
University News, awards

Colorado Springs Family Named UCM Family of the Year

The family of University of Central Missouri freshman Abby Skrastins, an open option major from Colorado Springs, Colo., was named UCM Family of the Year as part of UCM’s annual Family Weekend Sept. 23-25.

September 30, 2016
University News

MIC Students Take Internships to New Level in Preparation for High-tech Jobs

While colleges and universities encourage internships as a way to gain job-ready experience, students at The Missouri Innovation Campus are taking the concept to an extended level, and it’s paying off with great jobs when they graduate--two years ahead of other students their age.

September 28, 2016
UCM Jack o'Lantern

UCM-Themed Jack o' Lantern Stencils will Brighten Up Your Halloween

Looking to add a little Mule Pride to your Halloween festivities? Enjoy these eight printable UCM-themed Jack o' Lantern stencils and add some school spirit to your holiday.

October 11, 2018
Graduate Students at UCM
ucmblog, University News, studentsuccess

Enjoy These Perks Around Campus for Graduate Education Week

Along with the Governor’s recognition of the importance of graduate education, the University of Central Missouri also has a variety of activities planned during the week to recognize its many graduate students and the opportunities UCM provides for those seeking advanced degrees.

October 10, 2018
UCM Homecoming Parade Cheerleaders

#AlwaysAMule - Connect with UCM During Homecoming 2018

As we welcome UCM students, alumni and community members to Homecoming 2018, we want to connect with you and share the Homecoming moments you’ll never forget. Take a look at how you can share your pics, videos and social media posts with the rest of Mule Nation during the biggest campus celebration of the year.

September 05, 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

Dr. Best Answers Your Questions via Instagram During #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

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 is Easy With This Video 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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