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Safety Class
University News, awards

UCM's Online Emergency Management Options Rank High for Affordability

A website many individuals turn to for information to help them make choices about their higher education, Affordable Schools (AS), has ranked the University of Central Missouri among 20 Best Affordable Online Emergency Management Programs.

April 01, 2020
UCM Talking Mules Capture State Championship at MAFA Tournament
University News, awards

UCM Talking Mules Capture State Championship at MAFA Tournament

In a tournament that included teams representing 15 institutions of higher education, the University of Central Missouri’s Talking Mules finished as the Overall Combined Sweepstakes Champions with the team winning several state championships in individual events and debate.

February 18, 2020
UCM Accounting Class
University News, harmon college of business, awards

Quality of UCM Business, Accounting Programs Affirmed Through AACSB Extended Accreditation

Following ratification by its board of directors, the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) recently announced the extension of accreditation for the University of Central Missouri’s business and accounting programs for the next five years.

February 05, 2020
University of Central Missouri quad
awards, University News

U.S. News & World Report Recognizes UCM for Best Online MBA, Including Program for Veterans, Master's in Nursing Programs

A positive reflection on the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to make quality academic programs accessible and affordable, U.S. News & World Report has included UCM’s online MBA and Master’s in Nursing degrees in its 2020 best online program rankings.

February 04, 2020
Julie Rae Mollenkamp
University News, awards, theatre

Kennedy Center Theater Festival Honors Mollenkamp with Region 5 Gold Medal

Mollenkamp was recognized through the presentation of the Kennedy Center Gold Medal at the KCACTF Region 5 Festival 52, Jan. 19-25 in Sioux Falls, S.D.

February 03, 2020
MLK Scholarship Winners 2020
awards, scholarships, events, University News

While Scholarships are Awarded, Audience Reminded MLK Dream Lives On

In honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., members of the University of Central Missouri and the local community came together Jan. 22 to award scholarships to five UCM students at an event that also included recognition of local art students, and remarks from a UCM alumnus whose personal story demonstrates how King’s dream for others continues today.

January 24, 2020
MLK Service Awards 2020
University News, awards

Chamber, UCM Honor MLK Through Presentation of Community Service Awards

As part of a community celebration that includes the University of Central Missouri, the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce recognized two individuals as 2020 MLK Community Service Award recipients.

January 23, 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
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
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
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 Administration Building
University News, awards

Intelligent.com Rankings Include Three UCM Programs in Top 10

Demonstrating the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to quality academic programs, three UCM degrees were ranked among the top 10 in separate categories by Intelligent.com, a student-focused publication that recently released its list of the best programs for 2020.

December 03, 2019
Orlando Hatfield, State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition 2019
University News, awards

UCM Student Claims Gold Award at Annual State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition

Orlando Hatfield, a marketing student from the University of Central Missouri, claimed the Gold Award in the Customer Service Role Play category at the 2019 State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition Friday, Nov. 8 at UCM.

November 21, 2019
UCM Code-A-Thon Winners 2019
University News, awards, student success

UCM Team's Finish Second in Federal Reserve Code-A-Thon Continues String of Top Three Successes

For the third consecutive year, a team from the University of Central Missouri placed in one of the top three positions at the annual Code-A-Thon hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

November 18, 2019
UCM LAE-GED Awards 2019
student success, University News, awards

UCM Continues Historic Win Streak at Regional Criminal Justice Competition

Demonstrating why the University of Central Missouri has a national reputation for its criminal justice program, a team of CJ students has accomplished what no other team has done in the history of the American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) Region III Competition.

November 18, 2019
Safety Class
University News, awards

UCM's Online Emergency Management Options Rank High for Affordability

A website many individuals turn to for information to help them make choices about their higher education, Affordable Schools (AS), has ranked the University of Central Missouri among 20 Best Affordable Online Emergency Management Programs.

April 01, 2020
UCM Talking Mules Capture State Championship at MAFA Tournament
University News, awards

UCM Talking Mules Capture State Championship at MAFA Tournament

In a tournament that included teams representing 15 institutions of higher education, the University of Central Missouri’s Talking Mules finished as the Overall Combined Sweepstakes Champions with the team winning several state championships in individual events and debate.

February 18, 2020
UCM Accounting Class
University News, harmon college of business, awards

Quality of UCM Business, Accounting Programs Affirmed Through AACSB Extended Accreditation

Following ratification by its board of directors, the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) recently announced the extension of accreditation for the University of Central Missouri’s business and accounting programs for the next five years.

February 05, 2020
University of Central Missouri quad
awards, University News

U.S. News & World Report Recognizes UCM for Best Online MBA, Including Program for Veterans, Master's in Nursing Programs

A positive reflection on the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to make quality academic programs accessible and affordable, U.S. News & World Report has included UCM’s online MBA and Master’s in Nursing degrees in its 2020 best online program rankings.

February 04, 2020
Julie Rae Mollenkamp
University News, awards, theatre

Kennedy Center Theater Festival Honors Mollenkamp with Region 5 Gold Medal

Mollenkamp was recognized through the presentation of the Kennedy Center Gold Medal at the KCACTF Region 5 Festival 52, Jan. 19-25 in Sioux Falls, S.D.

February 03, 2020
MLK Scholarship Winners 2020
awards, scholarships, events, University News

While Scholarships are Awarded, Audience Reminded MLK Dream Lives On

In honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., members of the University of Central Missouri and the local community came together Jan. 22 to award scholarships to five UCM students at an event that also included recognition of local art students, and remarks from a UCM alumnus whose personal story demonstrates how King’s dream for others continues today.

January 24, 2020
MLK Service Awards 2020
University News, awards

Chamber, UCM Honor MLK Through Presentation of Community Service Awards

As part of a community celebration that includes the University of Central Missouri, the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce recognized two individuals as 2020 MLK Community Service Award recipients.

January 23, 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
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
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
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 Administration Building
University News, awards

Intelligent.com Rankings Include Three UCM Programs in Top 10

Demonstrating the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to quality academic programs, three UCM degrees were ranked among the top 10 in separate categories by Intelligent.com, a student-focused publication that recently released its list of the best programs for 2020.

December 03, 2019
Orlando Hatfield, State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition 2019
University News, awards

UCM Student Claims Gold Award at Annual State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition

Orlando Hatfield, a marketing student from the University of Central Missouri, claimed the Gold Award in the Customer Service Role Play category at the 2019 State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition Friday, Nov. 8 at UCM.

November 21, 2019
UCM Code-A-Thon Winners 2019
University News, awards, student success

UCM Team's Finish Second in Federal Reserve Code-A-Thon Continues String of Top Three Successes

For the third consecutive year, a team from the University of Central Missouri placed in one of the top three positions at the annual Code-A-Thon hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

November 18, 2019
UCM LAE-GED Awards 2019
student success, University News, awards

UCM Continues Historic Win Streak at Regional Criminal Justice Competition

Demonstrating why the University of Central Missouri has a national reputation for its criminal justice program, a team of CJ students has accomplished what no other team has done in the history of the American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) Region III Competition.

November 18, 2019

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