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Criminal Justice Books
Rankings, awards, University News

UCM Recognized by Learn.org Among "Best Online Bachelor's In Law Enforcement" Schools

Demonstrating the quality of its criminal justice program, the University of Central Missouri was not only ranked among the nation’s best but was the only institution in Missouri to recently be included by Learn.org on a list of schools that have the “Best Online Bachelor’s in Law Enforcement.”

November 20, 2020
UCM Campus Grounds
University News, awards

Professional Grounds Management Society Recognizes UCM with Honor Award

A tribute to the efforts of those who contribute to the University of Central Missouri’s beautiful campus, the Professional Grounds Management Society has named UCM recipient of an Honor Award in the society’s 2020 Green Star Awards® Competition.

November 09, 2020
Matt Burchett
University News, awards, KMOS-TV

KMOS-TV Show "Making" Nominated for Two Regional Emmy Awards

The KMOS-TV production “Making” was recently recognized by the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with nominations for two programs from its inaugural season.

October 30, 2020
Richard (Joey) Carter and Ken Bias
awards, University News, Board of Governors

Bias, Carter Receive UCM Learning to a Greater Degree Awards

Setting an example for others to emulate, Ken Bias professor and coordinator of the physical education program, and Richard (Joey) Carter, a junior music education major from Blue Springs, Missouri, were recognized as recipients of the University of Central Missouri’s Learning to a Greater Degree Award when the Board of Governors met on campus Oct. 22.

October 26, 2020
Library Science Class
awards, University News, Rankings

UCM Only Missouri Institution Recognized for Most Affordable MS in Library Science

The University of Central Missouri was the only institution in Missouri to recently be ranked by Learn.org for having one of the “Most Affordable Online Library Science Degrees.”

October 21, 2020
Scott Rhoad
awards, public safety, University News

SGA Recognizes UCM Public Safety Director as Recipient of Kirkpatrick Award

An honor that has been bestowed on individuals ranging from university members to state and national government leaders, Scott Rhoad, director of public safety at the University of Central Missouri, has received the James C. Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award.

October 15, 2020
UCM Admin Building
University News, awards

Talking Mules Capture Second Place for Overall Combined Sweepstakes in First Virtual Tournament of the Year

Competing against some of the nation’s best collegiate speech and debate teams, the University of Central Missouri’s Talking Mules captured second place for Overall Combined Sweepstakes while earning 19 trophies in the Derryberry Season Opener virtual tournament hosted by Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, Oct. 2-3.

October 06, 2020
Krystle Gremaud and Rachelle Krausen
awards, University News

UCM Employees Claim Two of Three MACADA Advising Awards

Demonstrating a strong commitment to student success, Krystle Gremaud, assistant professor and program coordinator for the Career and Technology Teacher Education program, and Rachelle Krausen, academic support advisor at the Success Advising Center, are being honored by the Missouri Academic Advising Association (MACADA) through two separate awards.

October 05, 2020
Warrensburg Main St., UCM Partnership
Warrensburg, University News, awards

Warrensburg Main Street and UCM Enjoy Award-Winning Partnership

The formal presentation of the Missouri Main Street Connection, Inc. Premier Partner Award recognizing the reinvigorated relationship between the University of Central Missouri and Warrensburg Main Street, recently took place on the UCM campus.

October 01, 2020
Mike Parson and Kelly
facstaff, awards, University News

Missouri Legislators Honor "Tough as Nails" Champion Kelly Murphy

Murphy, who serves as director of Military and Veterans Services at UCM, was invited to the capitol on Sept. 16, an event that was coordinated by Representative Dan Houx, R-District 54.

September 18, 2020
UCM Admin Building
University News, Rankings, awards

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UCM #16 Among Top Midwest Public Schools

U.S. News & World Report, a widely known source used by prospective students to find schools that match their educational needs and goals, has announced its 2021 Best Colleges rankings. While the university maintained its Midwest regional spot at #16 as a Top Public School and #50 among the Best Colleges for Veterans, it moved up two spaces from last year to #76 among Best Regional Universities in the Midwest, and was named #64 among Best Value Schools.

September 18, 2020
UCM Admin Building
student success, University News, awards, Rankings

Princeton Review Recognizes UCM Among 'Best in the Midwest' Institutions

In a salute to institutions of higher education it considers “academically outstanding and well worth consideration” for students in search of a degree, The Princeton Review has named the University of Central Missouri one of the “Best in the Midwest” colleges and universities.

September 11, 2020
UCM Graduate
University News, Rankings, student success, awards

UCM Nationally Recognized for Low Student Debt Among Graduates

Striving to make education affordable and accessible, the University of Central Missouri has been recognized by the student finance bureau LendEDU for having one of the lowest national debt numbers for 2019 graduates.

September 08, 2020
Cybersecurity Class
CHST, University News, Rankings, awards

UCM Cybersecurity Masters Programs Ranked Among 50 Best in Nation

Making a list that includes programs at some of the most prestigious institutions of higher education in the nation, the University of Central Missouri has been recognized by CyberDegreesEDU among public and private colleges and universities offering “Best Cybersecurity Masters Programs.”

August 31, 2020
UCM's 2019-2020 Awards and Accolades
ucmblog, student success, awards

Celebrate UCM's Campus Community Highlights of the '19-20 Academic Year [VIDEO]

Take a look back at the wide variety of awards, accolades and achievements UCM celebrated in 2019-2020.

August 31, 2020
Criminal Justice Books
Rankings, awards, University News

UCM Recognized by Learn.org Among "Best Online Bachelor's In Law Enforcement" Schools

Demonstrating the quality of its criminal justice program, the University of Central Missouri was not only ranked among the nation’s best but was the only institution in Missouri to recently be included by Learn.org on a list of schools that have the “Best Online Bachelor’s in Law Enforcement.”

November 20, 2020
UCM Campus Grounds
University News, awards

Professional Grounds Management Society Recognizes UCM with Honor Award

A tribute to the efforts of those who contribute to the University of Central Missouri’s beautiful campus, the Professional Grounds Management Society has named UCM recipient of an Honor Award in the society’s 2020 Green Star Awards® Competition.

November 09, 2020
Matt Burchett
University News, awards, KMOS-TV

KMOS-TV Show "Making" Nominated for Two Regional Emmy Awards

The KMOS-TV production “Making” was recently recognized by the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with nominations for two programs from its inaugural season.

October 30, 2020
Richard (Joey) Carter and Ken Bias
awards, University News, Board of Governors

Bias, Carter Receive UCM Learning to a Greater Degree Awards

Setting an example for others to emulate, Ken Bias professor and coordinator of the physical education program, and Richard (Joey) Carter, a junior music education major from Blue Springs, Missouri, were recognized as recipients of the University of Central Missouri’s Learning to a Greater Degree Award when the Board of Governors met on campus Oct. 22.

October 26, 2020
Library Science Class
awards, University News, Rankings

UCM Only Missouri Institution Recognized for Most Affordable MS in Library Science

The University of Central Missouri was the only institution in Missouri to recently be ranked by Learn.org for having one of the “Most Affordable Online Library Science Degrees.”

October 21, 2020
Scott Rhoad
awards, public safety, University News

SGA Recognizes UCM Public Safety Director as Recipient of Kirkpatrick Award

An honor that has been bestowed on individuals ranging from university members to state and national government leaders, Scott Rhoad, director of public safety at the University of Central Missouri, has received the James C. Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award.

October 15, 2020
UCM Admin Building
University News, awards

Talking Mules Capture Second Place for Overall Combined Sweepstakes in First Virtual Tournament of the Year

Competing against some of the nation’s best collegiate speech and debate teams, the University of Central Missouri’s Talking Mules captured second place for Overall Combined Sweepstakes while earning 19 trophies in the Derryberry Season Opener virtual tournament hosted by Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, Oct. 2-3.

October 06, 2020
Krystle Gremaud and Rachelle Krausen
awards, University News

UCM Employees Claim Two of Three MACADA Advising Awards

Demonstrating a strong commitment to student success, Krystle Gremaud, assistant professor and program coordinator for the Career and Technology Teacher Education program, and Rachelle Krausen, academic support advisor at the Success Advising Center, are being honored by the Missouri Academic Advising Association (MACADA) through two separate awards.

October 05, 2020
Warrensburg Main St., UCM Partnership
Warrensburg, University News, awards

Warrensburg Main Street and UCM Enjoy Award-Winning Partnership

The formal presentation of the Missouri Main Street Connection, Inc. Premier Partner Award recognizing the reinvigorated relationship between the University of Central Missouri and Warrensburg Main Street, recently took place on the UCM campus.

October 01, 2020
Mike Parson and Kelly
facstaff, awards, University News

Missouri Legislators Honor "Tough as Nails" Champion Kelly Murphy

Murphy, who serves as director of Military and Veterans Services at UCM, was invited to the capitol on Sept. 16, an event that was coordinated by Representative Dan Houx, R-District 54.

September 18, 2020
UCM Admin Building
University News, Rankings, awards

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UCM #16 Among Top Midwest Public Schools

U.S. News & World Report, a widely known source used by prospective students to find schools that match their educational needs and goals, has announced its 2021 Best Colleges rankings. While the university maintained its Midwest regional spot at #16 as a Top Public School and #50 among the Best Colleges for Veterans, it moved up two spaces from last year to #76 among Best Regional Universities in the Midwest, and was named #64 among Best Value Schools.

September 18, 2020
UCM Admin Building
student success, University News, awards, Rankings

Princeton Review Recognizes UCM Among 'Best in the Midwest' Institutions

In a salute to institutions of higher education it considers “academically outstanding and well worth consideration” for students in search of a degree, The Princeton Review has named the University of Central Missouri one of the “Best in the Midwest” colleges and universities.

September 11, 2020
UCM Graduate
University News, Rankings, student success, awards

UCM Nationally Recognized for Low Student Debt Among Graduates

Striving to make education affordable and accessible, the University of Central Missouri has been recognized by the student finance bureau LendEDU for having one of the lowest national debt numbers for 2019 graduates.

September 08, 2020
Cybersecurity Class
CHST, University News, Rankings, awards

UCM Cybersecurity Masters Programs Ranked Among 50 Best in Nation

Making a list that includes programs at some of the most prestigious institutions of higher education in the nation, the University of Central Missouri has been recognized by CyberDegreesEDU among public and private colleges and universities offering “Best Cybersecurity Masters Programs.”

August 31, 2020
UCM's 2019-2020 Awards and Accolades
ucmblog, student success, awards

Celebrate UCM's Campus Community Highlights of the '19-20 Academic Year [VIDEO]

Take a look back at the wide variety of awards, accolades and achievements UCM celebrated in 2019-2020.

August 31, 2020

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