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Missouri Innovation Campus
UCM-LS, events, University News, MIC

Discover Career Training, Scholarship Opportunities at UCM-Lee's Summit Professional Training and Education Open House

Individuals interested in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a Jan. 28 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council (FEC).

January 15, 2020
Suit Up Event
University News, MIC, events, UCM-LS

JCPenney's 'Suit Up' Discounts Provide UCM Students With Up to 60 Percent Off Suits and Accessories on Jan. 26

JCPenney is partnering with the UCM Career Services Center for a special event designed to help students make positive first impressions as they prepare for job interviews, internships and careers.

January 14, 2020
Rolando Salvatierra (right) with PMP Prep Course instructor Jim Staffieri.
student success, UCM-LS, MIC, University News

UCM's Project Management Professional Prep Course Helps Navy Veteran Prepare for Industry-Recognized Exam and a Bright Future

UCM’s certificate programs are designed for working adults seeking career enhancement or a new job.

January 13, 2020
MIC Stairs
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

UCM Lee's Summit Announces Spring Workforce Development Upcoming Courses

Classes help adults launch a new career or advance in their current career in as little as six weeks.

January 13, 2020
Safety Science Lab
awards, student success, University News

Signifying a 'Gold Standard' is Met, Safety Degree from UCM Becomes GSP Qualified Academic Program

The University of Central Missouri has reached a new milestone following a recent review of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental, Safety and Risk Management by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

January 10, 2020
Saxophone Performance UCM
University News, Performing Arts, events

UCM Music Announces Concerts and Events Calendar for Spring 2020

Ring in the new decade with exciting performances, visiting artists, public presentations, and more as the University of Central Missouri presents an outstanding season of musical experiences.

January 10, 2020
Toriano Porter
University News, scholarships, awards, events

UCM Alumnus, Author, Journalist Toriano Porter Will Speak at MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Jan. 21

Toriano Porter, an author, journalist and public speaker who studied journalism and creative writing at the University of Central Missouri, will return to his alma mater Tuesday, Jan. 21, to present the keynote remarks at the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Freedom Scholarship Dinner. The dinner is a highlight of a celebration that includes activities in honor of King.

January 08, 2020
Ken Weymuth
University News, Board of Governors, facstaff

Governor Appoints Prominent Sedalia Businessman to UCM's Governing Board

Ken Weymuth, a third-generation business owner from Sedalia, has been named to the University of Central Missouri’s Board of Governors. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced the appointment, which will be effective through Jan. 1, 2025, pending Missouri Senate confirmation.

January 08, 2020
Skyhaven Airport
University News, awards

UCM Ranked as a Most Affordable School in Aviation Management, Operations

UCM is listed as 22nd on Affordable Schools’ online feature, “30 Best Affordable Bachelor’s in Aviation Management and Operations 2020.” With more information available at affordableschools.net, these rankings include some of the most prestigious aviation programs in the nation.

January 08, 2020
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

UCM Lee's Summit to Host Reception Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

University of Central Missouri students, alumni and community members are invited to a reception honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit.

January 02, 2020
UCM Esports Team 2020
scholarships, University News

Local Resident(s) Among 27 UCM Esports Players to Receive Scholarships

Meeting a growing level of interest in a highly competitive arena, the University of Central Missouri has signed 27 students to participate in UCM Esports for spring 2020.

December 20, 2019
Fall 2019 Events Management Course
University News, events, student success

Student Collaboration with Warrensburg Main Street Paves Way for Spring 2020 Event to Promote Community History, Economic Vitality Through Photography

Working with Warrensburg Main Street, University of Central Missouri students are putting their knowledge of event planning into practice to create opportunities to attract people to the downtown area this spring while also enhancing the ability to market the community. Thanks to a student-Main Street partnership, planning is currently underway for what is tentatively coined “Snapshots of the ‘Burg.”

December 19, 2019
Make It Count Foundation Presentation
military veterans, scholarships, awards, University News

Duncans Make It Count in Son's Honor by Helping UCM Veterans

Dale and Megan Duncan recently presented a $7,500 gift to UCM from the Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Foundation. The Duncans stopped by the Military and Veterans Success Center in early December to present the check to UCM President Roger Best, with members of Military and Veteran Services and the UCM Alumni Foundation also in attendance.

December 13, 2019
UCM Graduation Cap
University News, events

UCM Ready for Commencement Weekend Dec. 13-14

An exciting time in the lives of hundreds of students who are preparing for professional careers, the University of Central Missouri will conduct its fall 2018 Commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14 at the Multipurpose Building.

December 09, 2019
CMPA, SFCC MOU Signing
University News, MOU, cmpa

MOU Signing Publicly Announces UCM-SFCC's Partnership to Provide Part-time Police Academy for Training in the Sedalia Region

Touting the value of a partnership that provides much-needed training for local law enforcement personnel, top leaders at the University of Central Missouri and State Fair Community College on Dec. 5 ceremonially signed a Memorandum of Understanding launching a new part-time police academy in Sedalia. The academy is already drawing interest from individuals beyond Pettis County.

December 06, 2019
Missouri Innovation Campus
UCM-LS, events, University News, MIC

Discover Career Training, Scholarship Opportunities at UCM-Lee's Summit Professional Training and Education Open House

Individuals interested in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a Jan. 28 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council (FEC).

January 15, 2020
Suit Up Event
University News, MIC, events, UCM-LS

JCPenney's 'Suit Up' Discounts Provide UCM Students With Up to 60 Percent Off Suits and Accessories on Jan. 26

JCPenney is partnering with the UCM Career Services Center for a special event designed to help students make positive first impressions as they prepare for job interviews, internships and careers.

January 14, 2020
Rolando Salvatierra (right) with PMP Prep Course instructor Jim Staffieri.
student success, UCM-LS, MIC, University News

UCM's Project Management Professional Prep Course Helps Navy Veteran Prepare for Industry-Recognized Exam and a Bright Future

UCM’s certificate programs are designed for working adults seeking career enhancement or a new job.

January 13, 2020
MIC Stairs
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

UCM Lee's Summit Announces Spring Workforce Development Upcoming Courses

Classes help adults launch a new career or advance in their current career in as little as six weeks.

January 13, 2020
Safety Science Lab
awards, student success, University News

Signifying a 'Gold Standard' is Met, Safety Degree from UCM Becomes GSP Qualified Academic Program

The University of Central Missouri has reached a new milestone following a recent review of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental, Safety and Risk Management by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

January 10, 2020
Saxophone Performance UCM
University News, Performing Arts, events

UCM Music Announces Concerts and Events Calendar for Spring 2020

Ring in the new decade with exciting performances, visiting artists, public presentations, and more as the University of Central Missouri presents an outstanding season of musical experiences.

January 10, 2020
Toriano Porter
University News, scholarships, awards, events

UCM Alumnus, Author, Journalist Toriano Porter Will Speak at MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Jan. 21

Toriano Porter, an author, journalist and public speaker who studied journalism and creative writing at the University of Central Missouri, will return to his alma mater Tuesday, Jan. 21, to present the keynote remarks at the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Freedom Scholarship Dinner. The dinner is a highlight of a celebration that includes activities in honor of King.

January 08, 2020
Ken Weymuth
University News, Board of Governors, facstaff

Governor Appoints Prominent Sedalia Businessman to UCM's Governing Board

Ken Weymuth, a third-generation business owner from Sedalia, has been named to the University of Central Missouri’s Board of Governors. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced the appointment, which will be effective through Jan. 1, 2025, pending Missouri Senate confirmation.

January 08, 2020
Skyhaven Airport
University News, awards

UCM Ranked as a Most Affordable School in Aviation Management, Operations

UCM is listed as 22nd on Affordable Schools’ online feature, “30 Best Affordable Bachelor’s in Aviation Management and Operations 2020.” With more information available at affordableschools.net, these rankings include some of the most prestigious aviation programs in the nation.

January 08, 2020
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

UCM Lee's Summit to Host Reception Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

University of Central Missouri students, alumni and community members are invited to a reception honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit.

January 02, 2020
UCM Esports Team 2020
scholarships, University News

Local Resident(s) Among 27 UCM Esports Players to Receive Scholarships

Meeting a growing level of interest in a highly competitive arena, the University of Central Missouri has signed 27 students to participate in UCM Esports for spring 2020.

December 20, 2019
Fall 2019 Events Management Course
University News, events, student success

Student Collaboration with Warrensburg Main Street Paves Way for Spring 2020 Event to Promote Community History, Economic Vitality Through Photography

Working with Warrensburg Main Street, University of Central Missouri students are putting their knowledge of event planning into practice to create opportunities to attract people to the downtown area this spring while also enhancing the ability to market the community. Thanks to a student-Main Street partnership, planning is currently underway for what is tentatively coined “Snapshots of the ‘Burg.”

December 19, 2019
Make It Count Foundation Presentation
military veterans, scholarships, awards, University News

Duncans Make It Count in Son's Honor by Helping UCM Veterans

Dale and Megan Duncan recently presented a $7,500 gift to UCM from the Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Foundation. The Duncans stopped by the Military and Veterans Success Center in early December to present the check to UCM President Roger Best, with members of Military and Veteran Services and the UCM Alumni Foundation also in attendance.

December 13, 2019
UCM Graduation Cap
University News, events

UCM Ready for Commencement Weekend Dec. 13-14

An exciting time in the lives of hundreds of students who are preparing for professional careers, the University of Central Missouri will conduct its fall 2018 Commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14 at the Multipurpose Building.

December 09, 2019
CMPA, SFCC MOU Signing
University News, MOU, cmpa

MOU Signing Publicly Announces UCM-SFCC's Partnership to Provide Part-time Police Academy for Training in the Sedalia Region

Touting the value of a partnership that provides much-needed training for local law enforcement personnel, top leaders at the University of Central Missouri and State Fair Community College on Dec. 5 ceremonially signed a Memorandum of Understanding launching a new part-time police academy in Sedalia. The academy is already drawing interest from individuals beyond Pettis County.

December 06, 2019

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