UCM Administration Building
awards, collegebusiness, University News

UCM's Part-time MBA Recognized Among Nation's Best by U.S. News & World Report

One of the nation’s most popular sources for students to seek information that will help them in deciding which college or university best suits their education goals, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Central Missouri among 2020 Best Graduate Schools for a part-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.

March 14, 2019
MIC Open House
events, University News, MIC

Adult Learners Learn About Career Training, Available Scholarships at UCM Professional Training and Education Open House

Individuals interesting in launching new high-demand careers learned about training and scholarship opportunities at a Feb. 26 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council.

March 14, 2019
UCM Auto Tech Ford Presentation
University News, studentsuccess

Ford Motor Company Vehicle Donation Contributes to Hands-on Learning at UCM

Representatives of Ford Motor Company came to the University of Central Missouri March 1 to present a late-model vehicle to the Automotive Technology Management Program.

March 06, 2019
Cheng-Chow Trio
events, University News

UCM School of Visual and Performing Arts to Present Six-Hand Piano Recital by Cheng-Chow Trio

The UCM School of Visual and Performing Arts will present the Cheng-Chow Piano Trio in concert at 7 p.m. March 12 in Hart Recital Hall.

March 05, 2019
Healthcare Career Expo
University News, MIC

UCM Hosts Healthcare Career Expo at Lee's Summit Campus

Close to 160 students attended the University of Central Missouri’s Healthcare Career Expo designed to help employers connect with students graduating in health and human services.

March 05, 2019
Shaunte Montgomery
facstaff, University News

UCM Hires Expert in Student Support to Lead Student Success Initiatives Under Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant

UCM has appointed Shaunte Montgomery as Title III Project Manager and Director of First Year Programs.

February 28, 2019
Peer Educators 2019
student success, University News

Certified Peer Educator Training Vital to UCM Meeting Student Retention, Success Goals

In an effort to provide a more holistic and innovative approach to helping students to cross the degree finish line, 31 students at the University of Central Missouri recently completed Certified Peer Educator Training through NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

February 28, 2019
University of Central Missouri
events, University News

UCM Warrensburg, Lee's Summit Participate in Statewide Tornado Drill March 5

The University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg and UCM-Lee’s Summit will participate in a statewide tornado drill at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 5.

February 27, 2019
Missouri Innovation Campus
events, University News

UCM Lee's Summit Hosts Community Summit to Assist Organizations Supporting Those in Need

Leaders from charitable organizations from throughout the Eastern Jackson County area recently learned about opportunities for workforce development and degree completion at a Community Summit, hosted by the University of Central Missouri Lee’s Summit.

February 21, 2019
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
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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