Green Dot Garden, University News, green dot, bystander intervention, Initiative

Green Dot Garden to Grow Campus Knowledge of Bystander Intervention Approach

Innovative programs such as the Green Dot Gardens, an initiative being developed by the University of Central Missouri community in March, along with ongoing informational sessions for faculty, staff and students, continue to grow knowledge across UCM about the role campus members play in preventing power-based personal violence.

March 02, 2016
University News, PBS, KMOS

Study Shows Public Trusts PBS-Member Stations, Values Impact on Children

From its locally produced programs to engagement with K-12 students and educators across the region, KMOS shares with other PBS-member stations in a #1 rating in public trust among nationally known institutions. The same study scored PBS above the public courts of law, in second place for public trust, touted PBS’s positive impact on the education of the nation’s children, and also confirmed that people consider PBS “an excellent use of tax dollars by the American public.”

March 01, 2016
Upright Citizens Brigade, Nickerson Black Box Theatre, College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Theatre and Dance, University News, Improv Comedy Touring Troupe

Department of Theatre and Dance Welcomes the Upright Citizens Brigade

As part of a High Impact Learning Grant from the University of Central Missouri College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, The Department of Theatre and Dance will host the return of the Upright Citizens Brigade Improv Comedy Touring Troupe to the Nickerson Black Box Theatre for 90-minute show Saturday, March 5.

March 01, 2016
concert, University News, Performing Arts Series, The World Percussion Group, hendricks hall

UCM Performing Arts Series Presents The World Percussion Group in Concert

The Performing Arts Series and the Department of Music at the University of Central Missouri present The World Percussion Group–Directed by Maraca2! at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in Hendricks Hall. The concert is part of the PAS Guest Artist Series.

March 01, 2016
University News, Crane Stadium/Tompkins Field, Mules Baseball, Jim Crane

Mules Baseball to Dedicate New Playing Surface

Mules Baseball will officially dedicate the new artificial playing surface at Crane Stadium/Tompkins Field in a pregame ceremony before the Mules take on Pittsburg State on Friday, March 4. Game time for the Mules' 2016 home opener is set for 2 p.m.

February 29, 2016
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation, University News, CEA, Joy Stevenson

Stevenson Serving on Commission on English Language Program Accreditation

Joy Stevenson, Ph.D., director emerita of the University of Central Missouri International Center, has been appointed to serve as one of two public members on the 13-member Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA). Recognized by the Secretary of the United States Department of Education, CEA is a specialized accreditation agency focusing on intensive English language programs and institutions serving students in higher education around the world.

February 26, 2016
affordability, University News, Cesar Chavez Scholarship

UCM Announces Creation of Third Cesar Chavez Scholarship for KC Hispanic Students

The University of Central Missouri will expand its outreach into the Kansas City area Hispanic community with the addition of a third the Cesar Chavez Scholarship to be made available to Kansas City area Hispanic students.

February 25, 2016
STEM Education Program, University News, Internet of Things Student Innovation Challenge Demo Day, SensED

Internet of Things Student Innovation Challenge Demo Day Showcases Student Projects

More than 30 student Internet of Things projects that use data to solve real-world problems will be featured Internet of Things Student Innovation Challenge Demo Day Thursday, March 3, on the second floor of Think Big, 1712 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

February 25, 2016
University News, Children’s Literature Festival

UCM Plays Host to 48th Annual Children's Literature Festival

The University of Central Missouri will play host to the 48th Annual Children’s Literature Festival March 20-22, with more than 30 nationally recognized authors and illustrators in attendance.

February 24, 2016
gift, University News, Sociology and Social Work, UCM Foundation, donation, J. Mark Wehrle Scholarship, J. Mark Wehrle

Retired UCM Professor Establishes Scholarship for Sociology, Social Work Students

Sociology and social work students at the University of Central Missouri will benefit from a $25,000 gift to the UCM Alumni Foundation from J. Mark Wehrle, UCM professor emeritus of sociology.

February 24, 2016
Support Student Success, UCM Foundation, University News

UCM Alumni Foundation Approves $1.3 Million to Support Student Success

For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Central Missouri Foundation has increased the payout from its endowments in support of students and academic programs. The Foundation Board of Directors authorized a payout of $1.3 million for fiscal year 2017, which is a 9.72-percent increase from FY16 and nearly triple the payout since FY 12.

February 23, 2016
new academic programs, University News, Governor Jay Nixon, Board of Governors

Board Sets FY17 Academic, General Fees, Approves Academic Programs

In addition to setting instructional and general education fees at the current level for the 2016-2017 academic year, pending legislative approval of the Missouri Governor’s proposed increase in state appropriations for higher education, the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors approved six new academic programs and three academic program revision requests when it met in plenary session Feb. 12.

February 22, 2016
University News, Trio Day, Governor Jay Nixon, Trio

Governor Proclaims Saturday, Feb. 27 TRIO Day

To commemorate the continued efforts of TRIO programs and to focus the nation’s attention on the needs of disadvantaged young people and adults aspiring to improve their lives through education, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has proclaimed Saturday, Feb. 27, TRIO Day in Missouri.

February 22, 2016
University News, Board of Governors

Board Actions Enhance Quality Campus Environment, Education Outreach

Actions taken by the Board of Governors Feb. 12 will enable the University of Central Missouri to make continued progress toward enhancing the quality of the campus learning and living environment while also extending its educational outreach to more than 1 million Missourians.

February 15, 2016
University News, Board of Directors, Non-land-grant Agricultural and Renewable Resources, Fanson Kidwaro

Kidwaro Appointed to National Board Serving Non-land-grant Universities

An organization that is instrumental in seeking federal support for research and other opportunities at non-land-grant institutions, including the University of Central Missouri, has UCM campus representation at the top level following the appointment of Fanson Kidwaro to its Board of Directors. He will be meeting with the group in March.

February 12, 2016
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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