Tuition Giveaway 2019
scholarships, studentsuccess, University News

Lee's Summit North Senior Surprised as Recipient of Free Tuition Giveaway

Jessica Carnnahan, a senior at Lee’s Summit North High School, got an unexpected boost to putting herself on a more affordable road to a college degree.

January 18, 2019
U.S. News & World Report
collegebusiness, University News, awards

UCM Included Among 'U.S. News & World Report's' Best Online MBA Programs

“U.S. News & World Report,” a publication many students turn to for information to help them decide how to reach their higher education goals, has ranked the University of Central Missouri’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program among the best in the nation.

January 15, 2019
Step Forward
University News, events

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents 'Step Forward' Benefit Performance

University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance announces a benefit performance of “Step Forward,” produced during spring 2018.

January 09, 2019
Chris Beggs
University News, studentsuccess, facstaff

UCM Appoints Executive Director for Academic Support Services

Chris Beggs, a University of Central Missouri staff member who has played an important role in student success during his nearly seven-year tenure, has been named the university's executive director of Academic Support Services.

January 07, 2019
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, MIC

Four New Corporate Partners Join Missouri Innovation Campus Program

More than 50 industry-leading businesses work with this unique school to better prepare students for success.

January 03, 2019
UCM Seal
University News

Board Approves Degree Programs, Certificates, Snow Removal Services

Approval of new bachelor’s and master’s degrees and two certificate programs, as well as a 0.5 percent increase in the administrative fee for Alumni Foundation funds functioning as endowments were among items approved by the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors when it met on campus Dec. 7.

December 17, 2018
LTAGD Award Winners, Fall 2018
awards, LTAGD, University News

Psychology Professor, Student from Sedalia Receive Learning to a Greater Degree Awards

Setting an example to which others may aspire, longtime educator David Kreiner, Ph.D., and an undergraduate student Daniel Akin, Sedalia, received Learning to a Greater Degree Awards for the fall 2018 semester at the University of Central Missouri.

December 17, 2018
Robert Page
events, University News, scholarships, studentsuccess

UCM Alumnus, MCC Inclusion Officer Presents MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Address

University of Central Missouri alumnus Robert N. Page, Jr., executive director for equity and inclusion at Metropolitan Community College (MCC) in Kansas City, will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Scholarship Dinner.

December 10, 2018
UCM Commencement
events, University News

Three Ceremonies Highlight UCM's Fall 2018 Commencement Dec. 7-8

A highlight in the lives of nearly 1,000 students who are preparing for professional careers, the University of Central Missouri will conduct its fall 2018 Commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7-8 at the Multipurpose Building.

December 05, 2018
Common App
University News, admissions, student success

Common App Expands Opportunities for Students to Enroll at UCM, Extends National Reach

Taking advantage of new technological resources to help make enrollment as simple as possible, the University of Central Missouri has joined more than 800 public and private colleges and universities nationwide to offer The Common Application.

December 04, 2018
Chelsoft Award
collegehealth, scholarships, University News, awards

Chelsoft Solutions Company Awards Scholarships to CIS and Big Data, Analytics Students

The result of a positive relationship with a company that hires University of Central Missouri graduates, four UCM graduate students were recently awarded $1,000 scholarships from Chelsoft Solutions Company, a global professional information technology services company in Kansas City.

December 04, 2018
Honorary Degree Recipients, Fall 2018
alumni, University News

UCM Honors Three Individuals Who Devoted Their Lives to Justice Dec. 8

With one award to be given posthumously, three former University of Central Missouri students who dedicated their college and professional careers to justice will be honored during commencement weekend, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7-8 in the Multipurpose Building.

December 03, 2018
Meera Penumetcha, Ph.D.
University News, collegehealth

UCM Researchers Collaborate with Students in Developing Lipid Oxidation Index for Foods

With help from a $10,000 grant, Meera Penumetcha, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Nutrition, Kinesiology and Psychology, is leading a study at the University of Central Missouri that will help further the understanding of dietary oxidized lipids.

November 29, 2018
Giving Tuesday - Thank You
University News, alumni, studentsuccess

Alumni Support for Giving Tuesday Generates Funds for Student Scholarships

With the help of a generous donation from Hutchinson, Kan., resident Dan Power, class of 1973 and 1974, the University of Central Missouri raised more than $43,000 to help fund student scholarships during a Giving Tuesday event conducted Nov. 27 by the university’s Alumni Foundation.

November 29, 2018
Lindsay Chapman
awards, facstaff, University News

UCM General Counsel Receives Missouri In-House Counsel Award

Missouri Lawyers Media recently recognized Lindsay Chapman, general counsel for the University of Central Missouri, as a recipient of a 2018 In-House Counsel Award. The awards breakfast and presentation took place Nov. 8 in Clayton, Mo.

November 27, 2018
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