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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
UCM ATMAE Conference
University News, student success, awards

UCM Students, Faculty Share Presentation Stage at National Conference

The opportunity to present research at a professional conference is a goal for many educators, but at the University of Central Missouri, students in the School of Technology this month will share their scholarly work on a national stage.

November 05, 2019
UCM COE Legacy Suite Ribbon Cutting
events, University News, awards, coe

UCM Honors Education Alumni through Awards, Opening of New Legacy Suite

Showcasing the quality of alumni who have earned degrees from the University of Central Missouri College of Education, six individuals who have distinguished themselves as educators at many different levels were honored by their alma mater Oct. 25. Recognition took place as the college celebrated its 100-year anniversary at UCM.

October 29, 2019
Wind Farm
University News, awards, facstaff

UCM Professor Lands Federal Grant to Train Wind Tower Construction and Maintenance Employees

A University of Central Missouri safety professor not only believes interest for electrical safety in the wind power industry will increase, but he’s obtained federal funding to help train wind tower construction and maintenance employees.

October 04, 2019
UCM Administration Building
University News, awards, student success

UCM Advances in U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings

U.S. News & World Report, one of the most widely known sources used by prospective students to find schools that match their educational needs and goals, today announced its 2020 Best Colleges rankings. It shows advancement for the University of Central Missouri in three categories in the Midwest region while also being listed as a “Top Performer” regionally in a new category on “social mobility.”

September 12, 2019
Li Liu
awards, University News

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Leads to Lecture Opportunity in China for Professor Liu

An opportunity to share his expertise with students in a classroom across the globe, Li (Lee) Liu, a University of Central Missouri professor of geoscience, is spending the 2019-2020 academic year lecturing at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, Jilin province, China, as a participant in the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

September 09, 2019
Criminal Justice Books
awards, University News

UCM's Online CJ Degree Nationally Ranked 19th for Affordability

Students seeking a quality, affordable online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice can learn more about opportunities at the University of Central Missouri thanks to recent rankings by AffordableSchools.net. It places UCM as 19th among 35 Top Value Criminal Justice Studies Online Degree Programs (Bachelor’s) 2019.

August 22, 2019
UCM Nursing Student
awards, nursing, University News

BestHealthDegrees.com Ranks UCM's Online MSN Fifth Most Affordable Program

Individuals who want to work in the health care industry and are seeking a quality, affordable education should consider the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at the University of Central Missouri. The online educational information resource, BestHealthDegrees.com ranked the UCM program fifth on a list of the nation’s “10 Most Affordable Online MSN Degrees.”

August 16, 2019
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
UCM ATMAE Conference
University News, student success, awards

UCM Students, Faculty Share Presentation Stage at National Conference

The opportunity to present research at a professional conference is a goal for many educators, but at the University of Central Missouri, students in the School of Technology this month will share their scholarly work on a national stage.

November 05, 2019
UCM COE Legacy Suite Ribbon Cutting
events, University News, awards, coe

UCM Honors Education Alumni through Awards, Opening of New Legacy Suite

Showcasing the quality of alumni who have earned degrees from the University of Central Missouri College of Education, six individuals who have distinguished themselves as educators at many different levels were honored by their alma mater Oct. 25. Recognition took place as the college celebrated its 100-year anniversary at UCM.

October 29, 2019
Wind Farm
University News, awards, facstaff

UCM Professor Lands Federal Grant to Train Wind Tower Construction and Maintenance Employees

A University of Central Missouri safety professor not only believes interest for electrical safety in the wind power industry will increase, but he’s obtained federal funding to help train wind tower construction and maintenance employees.

October 04, 2019
UCM Administration Building
University News, awards, student success

UCM Advances in U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings

U.S. News & World Report, one of the most widely known sources used by prospective students to find schools that match their educational needs and goals, today announced its 2020 Best Colleges rankings. It shows advancement for the University of Central Missouri in three categories in the Midwest region while also being listed as a “Top Performer” regionally in a new category on “social mobility.”

September 12, 2019
Li Liu
awards, University News

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Leads to Lecture Opportunity in China for Professor Liu

An opportunity to share his expertise with students in a classroom across the globe, Li (Lee) Liu, a University of Central Missouri professor of geoscience, is spending the 2019-2020 academic year lecturing at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, Jilin province, China, as a participant in the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

September 09, 2019
Criminal Justice Books
awards, University News

UCM's Online CJ Degree Nationally Ranked 19th for Affordability

Students seeking a quality, affordable online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice can learn more about opportunities at the University of Central Missouri thanks to recent rankings by AffordableSchools.net. It places UCM as 19th among 35 Top Value Criminal Justice Studies Online Degree Programs (Bachelor’s) 2019.

August 22, 2019
UCM Nursing Student
awards, nursing, University News

BestHealthDegrees.com Ranks UCM's Online MSN Fifth Most Affordable Program

Individuals who want to work in the health care industry and are seeking a quality, affordable education should consider the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at the University of Central Missouri. The online educational information resource, BestHealthDegrees.com ranked the UCM program fifth on a list of the nation’s “10 Most Affordable Online MSN Degrees.”

August 16, 2019

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