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Kauffman Stadium
events, Alumni Foundation, University News

Mule Day at the K Postponed Amid Federal Guidelines That Impact MLB

With national health concerns looming over coronavirus (COVID-19), the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation announces it is postponing Mule Day at the K, an event planned for Tuesday, May 5, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.

March 20, 2020
UCM President's Gala 2020
University News, events

UCM's President's Gala Postponed Following KC Mayor's State of Emergency Declaration

Following Mayor Quinton Lucas’s declaration of a State of Emergency in Kansas City, Missouri, for all events with an attendance of 1,000 people, the University of Central Missouri announces the cancellation of its 2020 President’s Gala.

March 13, 2020
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, events, UCM-LS, MIC

Discover Career Training, Scholarship Opportunities at UCM-LS Professional Training and Education Open House

Individuals interested in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a March 31 Professional Training and Education Open House hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council (FEC).

March 10, 2020
Children's Literature Festival
University News, events

Children's Literature Festival Canceled

Cancelations of appearances by a number of out-of-state presenters who were scheduled to speak at the University of Central Missouri’s 2020 Children’s Literature Festival have prompted festival organizers to cancel the event for the first time in its 52-year history.

March 10, 2020
Piano Recital
events, Performing Arts, University News

UCM Ovation Performance Series Presents All-Beethoven Recital

The University of Central Missouri Ovation Performance Series presents violinist Catherine French and pianist Nina Ferrigno in a free, public recital at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9 in Hart Recital Hall, Utt Music Building The program, “Beethoven at 250: Sonatas for Violin and Piano” commemorates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven.

March 05, 2020
Gary Schmidt - Children's Literature Festival
events, JCKL, University News

Children's Literature Festival Brings Acclaimed Authors and Children Together

Bringing children and the authors and illustrators of their favorite books together, the University of Central Missouri’s annual Children’s Literature Festival is March 15-17 on campus. The event, which is in its 52nd year, features 28 nationally-acclaimed authors and illustrators, 17 of whom will be new to the festival in 2020.

March 04, 2020
UCM Student Performance
University News, Performing Arts, events

March Music Festivals Resound at UCM

If you’re yearning to welcome the spring with great music and you missed the 45th Annual Central Missouri Jazz Festival last weekend, don’t worry. Following some late February events, the month of March at UCM Music is also chock full of performances events to satisfy every taste.

February 26, 2020
Carolyn True
University News, Performing Arts, events

Pianist Carolyn True to Perform at UCM

University of Central Missouri Music is pleased to present Distinguished Alumna Carolyn True in recital on Monday, March 2. The program is open to the public and will take place at 7 p.m. in Hart Recital Hall on the UCM campus.

February 26, 2020
Pulse-W Conference
events, University News

UCM's Elliott Student Union to Host Inaugural Women's Empowerment Summit

To kick off Women’s History Month, The PULSE Project at the University of Central Missouri is hosting PULSE-W: A Women’s Empowerment Summit 12:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 1 in the Elliott Student Union.

February 26, 2020
Merry Wives of Windsor
theatre, events, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents Shakespeare's 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' at Warrensburg High School

An evening of comedy awaits those attending the University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance presentation of William Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” March 6-8. With the university renovating the James L. Highlander Theatre, this play will be performed at Warrensburg High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 6; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8.

February 25, 2020
Jerald Payne
events, University News

Author, Radio Host Jerald Payne to Lead Mental Health Discussion at UCM for Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month, the University of Central Missouri Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity will host speaker Jerald Payne, an author, therapist, social worker, and co-host on the radio show Finally Free with Delores Jones, for a presentation titled "Mental Health in the Black Community" on Monday, Feb. 24 in the Elliott Student Union ballroom. All students, faculty, staff and the general public are welcome to attend.

February 17, 2020
UCM President's Gala 2020
events, CAHSS, University News

Students, 'American Idol' Winner David Cook to Perform at UCM President's Gala in KC

Showcasing the University of Central Missouri’s talented faculty and students in the School of Visual and Performing Arts, the university presents the President’s Gala from 7 to 9 p.m. March 30, 2020, at Kansas City’s Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

February 05, 2020
UCM Career Expo
events, University News, career services

Career Services Center Hosts Two Expos, Other Events to Connect Students with Potential Employers

Dedicated to connecting students with potential employers, the University of Central Missouri Career Services Center is hosting upcoming events that will bring a wide variety of private companies, non-profit organizations and government agencies to campus to inform and recruit students.

January 27, 2020
MLK Scholarship Winners 2020
awards, events, University News, scholarships

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
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, MIC, events, UCM-LS

Discover Career Training, Scholarship Opportunities at UCM-Lee's Summit Professional Training and Education Open House

Individuals interested in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a Jan. 28 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council (FEC).

January 15, 2020
Kauffman Stadium
events, Alumni Foundation, University News

Mule Day at the K Postponed Amid Federal Guidelines That Impact MLB

With national health concerns looming over coronavirus (COVID-19), the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation announces it is postponing Mule Day at the K, an event planned for Tuesday, May 5, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.

March 20, 2020
UCM President's Gala 2020
University News, events

UCM's President's Gala Postponed Following KC Mayor's State of Emergency Declaration

Following Mayor Quinton Lucas’s declaration of a State of Emergency in Kansas City, Missouri, for all events with an attendance of 1,000 people, the University of Central Missouri announces the cancellation of its 2020 President’s Gala.

March 13, 2020
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, events, UCM-LS, MIC

Discover Career Training, Scholarship Opportunities at UCM-LS Professional Training and Education Open House

Individuals interested in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a March 31 Professional Training and Education Open House hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council (FEC).

March 10, 2020
Children's Literature Festival
University News, events

Children's Literature Festival Canceled

Cancelations of appearances by a number of out-of-state presenters who were scheduled to speak at the University of Central Missouri’s 2020 Children’s Literature Festival have prompted festival organizers to cancel the event for the first time in its 52-year history.

March 10, 2020
Piano Recital
events, Performing Arts, University News

UCM Ovation Performance Series Presents All-Beethoven Recital

The University of Central Missouri Ovation Performance Series presents violinist Catherine French and pianist Nina Ferrigno in a free, public recital at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9 in Hart Recital Hall, Utt Music Building The program, “Beethoven at 250: Sonatas for Violin and Piano” commemorates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven.

March 05, 2020
Gary Schmidt - Children's Literature Festival
events, JCKL, University News

Children's Literature Festival Brings Acclaimed Authors and Children Together

Bringing children and the authors and illustrators of their favorite books together, the University of Central Missouri’s annual Children’s Literature Festival is March 15-17 on campus. The event, which is in its 52nd year, features 28 nationally-acclaimed authors and illustrators, 17 of whom will be new to the festival in 2020.

March 04, 2020
UCM Student Performance
University News, Performing Arts, events

March Music Festivals Resound at UCM

If you’re yearning to welcome the spring with great music and you missed the 45th Annual Central Missouri Jazz Festival last weekend, don’t worry. Following some late February events, the month of March at UCM Music is also chock full of performances events to satisfy every taste.

February 26, 2020
Carolyn True
University News, Performing Arts, events

Pianist Carolyn True to Perform at UCM

University of Central Missouri Music is pleased to present Distinguished Alumna Carolyn True in recital on Monday, March 2. The program is open to the public and will take place at 7 p.m. in Hart Recital Hall on the UCM campus.

February 26, 2020
Pulse-W Conference
events, University News

UCM's Elliott Student Union to Host Inaugural Women's Empowerment Summit

To kick off Women’s History Month, The PULSE Project at the University of Central Missouri is hosting PULSE-W: A Women’s Empowerment Summit 12:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 1 in the Elliott Student Union.

February 26, 2020
Merry Wives of Windsor
theatre, events, University News

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents Shakespeare's 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' at Warrensburg High School

An evening of comedy awaits those attending the University of Central Missouri Theatre and Dance presentation of William Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” March 6-8. With the university renovating the James L. Highlander Theatre, this play will be performed at Warrensburg High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 6; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8.

February 25, 2020
Jerald Payne
events, University News

Author, Radio Host Jerald Payne to Lead Mental Health Discussion at UCM for Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month, the University of Central Missouri Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity will host speaker Jerald Payne, an author, therapist, social worker, and co-host on the radio show Finally Free with Delores Jones, for a presentation titled "Mental Health in the Black Community" on Monday, Feb. 24 in the Elliott Student Union ballroom. All students, faculty, staff and the general public are welcome to attend.

February 17, 2020
UCM President's Gala 2020
events, CAHSS, University News

Students, 'American Idol' Winner David Cook to Perform at UCM President's Gala in KC

Showcasing the University of Central Missouri’s talented faculty and students in the School of Visual and Performing Arts, the university presents the President’s Gala from 7 to 9 p.m. March 30, 2020, at Kansas City’s Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

February 05, 2020
UCM Career Expo
events, University News, career services

Career Services Center Hosts Two Expos, Other Events to Connect Students with Potential Employers

Dedicated to connecting students with potential employers, the University of Central Missouri Career Services Center is hosting upcoming events that will bring a wide variety of private companies, non-profit organizations and government agencies to campus to inform and recruit students.

January 27, 2020
MLK Scholarship Winners 2020
awards, events, University News, scholarships

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
Missouri Innovation Campus
University News, MIC, events, UCM-LS

Discover Career Training, Scholarship Opportunities at UCM-Lee's Summit Professional Training and Education Open House

Individuals interested in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a Jan. 28 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council (FEC).

January 15, 2020

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