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Bruce K. Lyon and Dr. Georgi Popov
awards, facstaff, University News

UCM Faculty Member, Alumnus, Recognized for Top Safety Journal Articles

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Editorial Review Board has recognized two research articles co-written by a University of Central Missouri faculty member and a UCM alumnus among the top three best member-authored works published by “Professional Safety Journal (PSJ)” for 2019.

June 18, 2020
Making Production Crew
KMOS-TV, University News, awards

KMOS-TV Production Honored with Telly Awards

"Making," the six-part series hosted by Matt Burchett, recently earned the University of Central Missouri’s public television station, KMOS-TV, seven Telly Awards in three categories.

June 05, 2020
Hairspray at UCM
University News, awards, CAHSS

Theatre and Dance Presents Awards, Scholarships at First Virtual Banquet

The Department of Theatre and Dance held its first “Virtual” Awards Banquet May 2, 2020 via a pre-recorded YouTube link. It was made available on all the department social media platforms at 6 p.m.on the day of the event, and was emailed to patrons and donors who may have missed the link’s posting.

May 14, 2020
Hannah Breedlove and Cole Fine
University News, awards, student success

Charno Awards Honor Outstanding Lee's Summit, Olathe Students

The Charno Award, the highest honor presented to both a male and a female graduating senior at the University of Central Missouri, has been awarded to Cole Fine, Olathe, Kansas, and Hannah Breedlove, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, for 2020.

May 07, 2020
UCM Nursing Student
awards, University News

UCM's Online RN to BSN Ranks Top Among Missouri Programs

Nationwide, registered nurses (RN) are in high-demand, and one of the best ways for people in this field to advance their career is to earn a bachelor’s degree. The University of Central Missouri is helping nurses to build their professional credentials through its online RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) degree – a program that was recently recognized by the national rankings organization, Intelligent.com.

May 06, 2020
UCM Laptop
ucmblog, awards, student success

Get Connected: 9 Nationally Ranked Online Programs at UCM

With 22 programs, 10 certificate programs and hundreds of courses available online, UCM offers a wide variety of opportunities to pursue online learning. Here are a few of our online programs that have been recognized as some of the best in the country.

May 04, 2020
University of Central Missouri
awards

UCM's Sports Management Option Recognized Among Nation's Best Online Accelerated Master's Degrees

Providing opportunities that enable busy adults to get a quality education at an affordable cost, and in less time has contributed to the University of Central Missouri’s recent ranking as an institution that offers one of the nation’s “Best Online Master's in Sports Management.”

May 01, 2020
Lovinger Education Building
awards

UCM Ranks Among Nation's Best for Online Master's in Elementary Education

The University of Central Missouri’s commitment to providing a quality, accessible and affordable education is gaining recognition through its recent ranking as an institution that offers one of the nation’s Best Online Master's in Elementary Education.

May 01, 2020
Education Technology
awards

UCM Ranks Among Nation's Best for Online Master's in Educational and Instructional Technology

With its long-standing commitment to quality teacher preparation and professional development, the University of Central Missouri has been recognized as offering one of the nation’s Best Online Master's in Educational and Instructional Technology degrees.

May 01, 2020
UCM Horticulture Club
University News, awards

Applied Horticulture Degree Programs at UCM Ranked Among Nation's Best

The University of Central Missouri was selected among the best affordable colleges for Applied Horticulture Degree majors by Affordable Schools, an online ranking website.

May 01, 2020
Leigh Ann Blunt
University News, facstaff, awards

Blunt Honored as ASSP's Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), an organization that represents 40,000 members across the globe, has named Leigh Ann Blunt ASSP’s 2020 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator.

April 29, 2020
Jasmine Cloud, Ph.D.
University News, awards, facstaff

Award Honors Cloud for Role as Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor

One of the pillars of engaged learning and future-focused academics at the University of Central Missouri is to provide opportunities for students to pursue meaningful research with faculty mentors. In the spirit of this goal, faculty member Jasmine Cloud, Ph.D., is being recognized this spring as the recipient of the Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor Award.

April 28, 2020
2020 Student Employee of the Year Finalists
University News, awards

Three UCM Students Honored Through Student Employee of the Year Awards

Dedication to a job well done paid off in the form of monetary awards ranging from $100 to $500 for three University of Central Missouri students who were the top finalists for Student Employee of the Year honors.

April 16, 2020
Dawna Butterfield
awards, University News, facstaff

Butterfield Recognized with UCM's Highest Faculty Honor, the Byler Award

Dawna Lisa (Buchanan) Butterfield, a University of Central Missouri faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding achievement over a long, sustained period of time, is being recognized for her hard work and dedication to UCM and its students. The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs announces her selection for the 2020 Byler Distinguished Faculty Award.

April 15, 2020
Dan Jensen, Ed.D.
University News, awards

Jensen Honored Through Governor's Award for Excellence in Education

Described by colleagues as a caring teacher, mentor and coach who strives to provide his students with real-world experience, Dan Jensen, Ed.D., is the University of Central Missouri’s 2020 recipient of the Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education.

April 13, 2020
Bruce K. Lyon and Dr. Georgi Popov
awards, facstaff, University News

UCM Faculty Member, Alumnus, Recognized for Top Safety Journal Articles

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Editorial Review Board has recognized two research articles co-written by a University of Central Missouri faculty member and a UCM alumnus among the top three best member-authored works published by “Professional Safety Journal (PSJ)” for 2019.

June 18, 2020
Making Production Crew
KMOS-TV, University News, awards

KMOS-TV Production Honored with Telly Awards

"Making," the six-part series hosted by Matt Burchett, recently earned the University of Central Missouri’s public television station, KMOS-TV, seven Telly Awards in three categories.

June 05, 2020
Hairspray at UCM
University News, awards, CAHSS

Theatre and Dance Presents Awards, Scholarships at First Virtual Banquet

The Department of Theatre and Dance held its first “Virtual” Awards Banquet May 2, 2020 via a pre-recorded YouTube link. It was made available on all the department social media platforms at 6 p.m.on the day of the event, and was emailed to patrons and donors who may have missed the link’s posting.

May 14, 2020
Hannah Breedlove and Cole Fine
University News, awards, student success

Charno Awards Honor Outstanding Lee's Summit, Olathe Students

The Charno Award, the highest honor presented to both a male and a female graduating senior at the University of Central Missouri, has been awarded to Cole Fine, Olathe, Kansas, and Hannah Breedlove, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, for 2020.

May 07, 2020
UCM Nursing Student
awards, University News

UCM's Online RN to BSN Ranks Top Among Missouri Programs

Nationwide, registered nurses (RN) are in high-demand, and one of the best ways for people in this field to advance their career is to earn a bachelor’s degree. The University of Central Missouri is helping nurses to build their professional credentials through its online RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) degree – a program that was recently recognized by the national rankings organization, Intelligent.com.

May 06, 2020
UCM Laptop
ucmblog, awards, student success

Get Connected: 9 Nationally Ranked Online Programs at UCM

With 22 programs, 10 certificate programs and hundreds of courses available online, UCM offers a wide variety of opportunities to pursue online learning. Here are a few of our online programs that have been recognized as some of the best in the country.

May 04, 2020
University of Central Missouri
awards

UCM's Sports Management Option Recognized Among Nation's Best Online Accelerated Master's Degrees

Providing opportunities that enable busy adults to get a quality education at an affordable cost, and in less time has contributed to the University of Central Missouri’s recent ranking as an institution that offers one of the nation’s “Best Online Master's in Sports Management.”

May 01, 2020
Lovinger Education Building
awards

UCM Ranks Among Nation's Best for Online Master's in Elementary Education

The University of Central Missouri’s commitment to providing a quality, accessible and affordable education is gaining recognition through its recent ranking as an institution that offers one of the nation’s Best Online Master's in Elementary Education.

May 01, 2020
Education Technology
awards

UCM Ranks Among Nation's Best for Online Master's in Educational and Instructional Technology

With its long-standing commitment to quality teacher preparation and professional development, the University of Central Missouri has been recognized as offering one of the nation’s Best Online Master's in Educational and Instructional Technology degrees.

May 01, 2020
UCM Horticulture Club
University News, awards

Applied Horticulture Degree Programs at UCM Ranked Among Nation's Best

The University of Central Missouri was selected among the best affordable colleges for Applied Horticulture Degree majors by Affordable Schools, an online ranking website.

May 01, 2020
Leigh Ann Blunt
University News, facstaff, awards

Blunt Honored as ASSP's Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), an organization that represents 40,000 members across the globe, has named Leigh Ann Blunt ASSP’s 2020 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator.

April 29, 2020
Jasmine Cloud, Ph.D.
University News, awards, facstaff

Award Honors Cloud for Role as Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor

One of the pillars of engaged learning and future-focused academics at the University of Central Missouri is to provide opportunities for students to pursue meaningful research with faculty mentors. In the spirit of this goal, faculty member Jasmine Cloud, Ph.D., is being recognized this spring as the recipient of the Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor Award.

April 28, 2020
2020 Student Employee of the Year Finalists
University News, awards

Three UCM Students Honored Through Student Employee of the Year Awards

Dedication to a job well done paid off in the form of monetary awards ranging from $100 to $500 for three University of Central Missouri students who were the top finalists for Student Employee of the Year honors.

April 16, 2020
Dawna Butterfield
awards, University News, facstaff

Butterfield Recognized with UCM's Highest Faculty Honor, the Byler Award

Dawna Lisa (Buchanan) Butterfield, a University of Central Missouri faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding achievement over a long, sustained period of time, is being recognized for her hard work and dedication to UCM and its students. The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs announces her selection for the 2020 Byler Distinguished Faculty Award.

April 15, 2020
Dan Jensen, Ed.D.
University News, awards

Jensen Honored Through Governor's Award for Excellence in Education

Described by colleagues as a caring teacher, mentor and coach who strives to provide his students with real-world experience, Dan Jensen, Ed.D., is the University of Central Missouri’s 2020 recipient of the Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education.

April 13, 2020

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