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May 2008 News Archive

Michaelsen Heads to Australia as Senior Fulbright Scholar

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/30/2008 - Larry Michaelsen, UCM professor of management, has the opportunity to spread the word about two innovative approaches to learning to faculty members on the other side of the globe as a Senior Fulbright Scholar.
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Student Team Claims National Prize in Graphic Design Competition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/30/2008 - A team of graphic arts technology management students earned a national first place in the Phoenix Challenge college competition at the Flexographic Technical Association's annual conference and forum in Dallas.
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College of Education Reorganizes to Better Prepare Future Educators

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/30/2008 - With a focus on preparing educators for the future, UCM's College of Education has completed departmental restructuring and other initiatives to ensure teacher education programs meet 21st century needs.
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Mules Advance to Semi-Finals in NCAA-II Championship Play

Contact: Rob McCutcheon
WARRENSBURG - 5/29/2008 - Mules baseball received a complete game pitching performance from Danny Potje on Wednesday night to advance to the final four at the NCAA-II Championships, posting a 5-1 victory over Shippensburg in an elimination round game.
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UCM and Warrensburg Welcome Annual ACE International Convention

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/27/2008 - For the second time since 2005, Accelerated Christian Education Ministries has chosen UCM as the site for its International Student Convention, bringing more than 2,500 junior high and high school students and their teachers to campus May 24-29.
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UCM Alumnus David Cook Named the New American Idol

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/22/2008 - Garnering more than 54 million votes from fans across the country, the 2006 UCM graduate claims the coveted title of America's most promising up and coming entertainer.
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KTBG-FM 90.9 The Bridge Completes Record-Setting Pledge Drive

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/21/2008 - Listeners and supporters of UCM's public broadcasting radio station have given the station a heart-felt boost with the completion of the most successful pledge drive in the station's history.
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Crayton Estate Gift Creates Scholarships for Future Educators

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/21/2008 - A $400,000 estate gift from longtime Warrensburg resident and retired educator Margaret Berneice Crayton establishes a new scholarship for elementary education majors at UCM.
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Fans Invited to Join UCM in Cheering Cook on to Victory

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/16/2008 - UCM alumnus David Cook has made it to "American Idol's" final two, and we're meeting again to cheer him on victory at Union Station in Kansas City from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 20.
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New Home Designated for Services Provided by UCM's Lighthouse

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/15/2008 - The variety of services offered by The Lighthouse Violence Prevention and Intervention Center at UCM have moved to the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services.
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Watch Party at KC's Union Station Continues in Support of David Cook

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/13/2008 - Join the growing crowd of fans attending the weekly Tuesday Watch Party at Kansas City's Union Station as UCM alumnus David Cook continues his progress on "American Idol."
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UCM CJ Team Claims Unprecedented Sixth National Championship

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/13/2008 - UCM's Gamma Epsilon Delta chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association/Lambda Alpha Epsilon recently topped its own record with a sixth consecutive national championship at the ACJ/LAE National Conference.
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Secretary of the Navy to Speak at Skelton Procurement Conference

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/9/2008 - The Honorable Donald Winter, the 74th Secretary of the Navy, is the featured luncheon speaker for the annual Ike Skelton Procurement Conference, which offers opportunities for small businesses to learn about doing business with the U.S. government.
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Fifth Creative Engine Continues to Provide Community Service

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/2/2008 - Area not-for-profit groups reaped the benefits of the creativity of students from the UCM Department of Art and Design and the Graphic Arts Technology Management Program during the recent 24-hour marathon.
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Special Honors Highlight Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/2/2008 - Two honorary doctorates, the Distinguished Service Award and the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award will be presented during Spring Commencement exercises as more than 1,000 graduates receive degrees.
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Sanders Named as Student Representative on Board of Governors

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/1/2008 - Recently appointed to the post by Gov. Matt Blunt, Ryan Sanders of St. Charles is eager to provide UCM students with an active voice on issues addressed by the university's governing body.
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