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Tuition Giveaway 2019
scholarships, studentsuccess, University News

Lee's Summit North Senior Surprised as Recipient of Free Tuition Giveaway

Jessica Carnnahan, a senior at Lee’s Summit North High School, got an unexpected boost to putting herself on a more affordable road to a college degree.

January 18, 2019
Chris Beggs
University News, studentsuccess, facstaff

UCM Appoints Executive Director for Academic Support Services

Chris Beggs, a University of Central Missouri staff member who has played an important role in student success during his nearly seven-year tenure, has been named the university's executive director of Academic Support Services.

January 07, 2019
Robert Page
events, University News, scholarships, studentsuccess

UCM Alumnus, MCC Inclusion Officer Presents MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Address

University of Central Missouri alumnus Robert N. Page, Jr., executive director for equity and inclusion at Metropolitan Community College (MCC) in Kansas City, will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Scholarship Dinner.

December 10, 2018
Giving Tuesday - Thank You
University News, alumni, studentsuccess

Alumni Support for Giving Tuesday Generates Funds for Student Scholarships

With the help of a generous donation from Hutchinson, Kan., resident Dan Power, class of 1973 and 1974, the University of Central Missouri raised more than $43,000 to help fund student scholarships during a Giving Tuesday event conducted Nov. 27 by the university’s Alumni Foundation.

November 29, 2018
SAC Ribbon Cutting
studentsuccess, University News

Facility That Embodies UCM's Commitment to Student Success Celebrates Grand Opening

The grand opening of the Success Advising Center (SAC), representing the physical embodiment of the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to students, was celebrated Oct. 10 on the lower level of the Elliott Student Union.

October 11, 2018
Graduate Students at UCM
studentsuccess, ucmblog, University News

UCM Celebrates Graduate Education Week Oct. 15-19

Along with the Governor’s recognition of the importance of graduate education, the University of Central Missouri also has a variety of activities planned during the week to recognize its many graduate students and the opportunities UCM provides for those seeking advanced degrees.

October 10, 2018
Lover Chancler
studentsuccess, ucmblog, University News

Chancler Moving The Center Forward with Focus on Multiculturalism and Inclusivity

After being part of a group that provided initial input to help launch the Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity, now known as The Center, Lover Chancler has assumed a key leadership role in moving this important area forward at the University of Central Missouri.

October 08, 2018
Admin Building
University News, studentsuccess

UCM Receives $2.7 Million Grant Building Momentum in Student Retention, Completion

Validating the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to increase retention and help more students cross the degree finish line, the university is receiving a $2.7 million federal grant to aid in developing its student success continuum over a five-year period.

October 05, 2018
Muleskinner Studio
studentsuccess, collegearts, University News

Muleskinner Print Issues, New Broadcast Studio Enhance Student Learning

UCM students have a unique opportunity to work in a fully-modernized newsroom following the installation of a new broadcast studio, a return to print editions of the Muleskinner student newspaper, and a custom-built website that converges the Digital Media Production program’s three media channels in news, streaming radio and television programming.

August 03, 2018
Plane
studentsuccess

UCM Student Participates in Rare Military Reenlistment While Piloting Airplane

After taking off in a Cessna 172 from the University of Central Missouri’s Skyhaven Airport and while passing over the Whiteman Air Force Base runway, Master Sgt. Rob Martin recites the U.S. Air Force reenlistment oath as administered by longtime Air Force fighter pilot Col. (Ret.) Ken Rizer.

June 18, 2018
studentsuccess, collegebusiness, cmpa, University News

Central Missouri Police Academy Spring Class of 2018 Achieves 100 Percent Hire Rate

The Central Missouri Police Academy (CMPA) spring class of 2018 will graduate on Thursday, June 12 with a hiring rate of 100 percent of those actively seeking a job in law enforcement.

June 06, 2018
events, studentsuccess, University News

UCM's Spring Commencement Weekend May 4-5 Features Five Ceremonies

The University of Central Missouri will honor its spring and summer 2018 graduates during commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, May 4-5 in the Multipurpose Building. A combined 2,166 undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to walk in these events.

May 01, 2018
studentsuccess, awards, collegehealth

UCM Aviation Receives Gift of Boeing 737 Engine

The University of Central Missouri Department of Aviation recently received a gift of a CFM International CFM36 jet engine from Southwest Airlines. The engine, removed from service on Southwest’s fleet of Boeing 737 airliners, will become a valuable tool in hands-on instruction for students in UCM’s aviation maintenance program, as well as all other aspects of UCM aviation program.

March 03, 2017
studentsuccess, ucmalumni

UCM Alumni Foundation Approves $1.4 Million to Support Student Success

For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation has increased the payout from its endowments in support of students and academic programs.

February 24, 2017
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Tuition Giveaway 2019
scholarships, studentsuccess, University News

Lee's Summit North Senior Surprised as Recipient of Free Tuition Giveaway

Jessica Carnnahan, a senior at Lee’s Summit North High School, got an unexpected boost to putting herself on a more affordable road to a college degree.

January 18, 2019
Chris Beggs
University News, studentsuccess, facstaff

UCM Appoints Executive Director for Academic Support Services

Chris Beggs, a University of Central Missouri staff member who has played an important role in student success during his nearly seven-year tenure, has been named the university's executive director of Academic Support Services.

January 07, 2019
Robert Page
events, University News, scholarships, studentsuccess

UCM Alumnus, MCC Inclusion Officer Presents MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner Address

University of Central Missouri alumnus Robert N. Page, Jr., executive director for equity and inclusion at Metropolitan Community College (MCC) in Kansas City, will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Scholarship Dinner.

December 10, 2018
Giving Tuesday - Thank You
University News, alumni, studentsuccess

Alumni Support for Giving Tuesday Generates Funds for Student Scholarships

With the help of a generous donation from Hutchinson, Kan., resident Dan Power, class of 1973 and 1974, the University of Central Missouri raised more than $43,000 to help fund student scholarships during a Giving Tuesday event conducted Nov. 27 by the university’s Alumni Foundation.

November 29, 2018
SAC Ribbon Cutting
studentsuccess, University News

Facility That Embodies UCM's Commitment to Student Success Celebrates Grand Opening

The grand opening of the Success Advising Center (SAC), representing the physical embodiment of the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to students, was celebrated Oct. 10 on the lower level of the Elliott Student Union.

October 11, 2018
Graduate Students at UCM
studentsuccess, ucmblog, University News

UCM Celebrates Graduate Education Week Oct. 15-19

Along with the Governor’s recognition of the importance of graduate education, the University of Central Missouri also has a variety of activities planned during the week to recognize its many graduate students and the opportunities UCM provides for those seeking advanced degrees.

October 10, 2018
Lover Chancler
studentsuccess, ucmblog, University News

Chancler Moving The Center Forward with Focus on Multiculturalism and Inclusivity

After being part of a group that provided initial input to help launch the Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity, now known as The Center, Lover Chancler has assumed a key leadership role in moving this important area forward at the University of Central Missouri.

October 08, 2018
Admin Building
University News, studentsuccess

UCM Receives $2.7 Million Grant Building Momentum in Student Retention, Completion

Validating the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to increase retention and help more students cross the degree finish line, the university is receiving a $2.7 million federal grant to aid in developing its student success continuum over a five-year period.

October 05, 2018
Muleskinner Studio
studentsuccess, collegearts, University News

Muleskinner Print Issues, New Broadcast Studio Enhance Student Learning

UCM students have a unique opportunity to work in a fully-modernized newsroom following the installation of a new broadcast studio, a return to print editions of the Muleskinner student newspaper, and a custom-built website that converges the Digital Media Production program’s three media channels in news, streaming radio and television programming.

August 03, 2018
Plane
studentsuccess

UCM Student Participates in Rare Military Reenlistment While Piloting Airplane

After taking off in a Cessna 172 from the University of Central Missouri’s Skyhaven Airport and while passing over the Whiteman Air Force Base runway, Master Sgt. Rob Martin recites the U.S. Air Force reenlistment oath as administered by longtime Air Force fighter pilot Col. (Ret.) Ken Rizer.

June 18, 2018
studentsuccess, collegebusiness, cmpa, University News

Central Missouri Police Academy Spring Class of 2018 Achieves 100 Percent Hire Rate

The Central Missouri Police Academy (CMPA) spring class of 2018 will graduate on Thursday, June 12 with a hiring rate of 100 percent of those actively seeking a job in law enforcement.

June 06, 2018
events, studentsuccess, University News

UCM's Spring Commencement Weekend May 4-5 Features Five Ceremonies

The University of Central Missouri will honor its spring and summer 2018 graduates during commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, May 4-5 in the Multipurpose Building. A combined 2,166 undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to walk in these events.

May 01, 2018
studentsuccess, awards, collegehealth

UCM Aviation Receives Gift of Boeing 737 Engine

The University of Central Missouri Department of Aviation recently received a gift of a CFM International CFM36 jet engine from Southwest Airlines. The engine, removed from service on Southwest’s fleet of Boeing 737 airliners, will become a valuable tool in hands-on instruction for students in UCM’s aviation maintenance program, as well as all other aspects of UCM aviation program.

March 03, 2017
studentsuccess, ucmalumni

UCM Alumni Foundation Approves $1.4 Million to Support Student Success

For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation has increased the payout from its endowments in support of students and academic programs.

February 24, 2017
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