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August 2008 News Archive

Author's Passion for Children's Literature Preserved with Gift

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/29/2008 - Clyde Robert Bulla enjoyed a highly successful professional career in children's literature, and his legacy and desire to share his interest in writing with young readers is being preserved through an estate gift to UCM.
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"Get the Red Out" Celebration Kicks Off the New Academic Year

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/27/2008 - School spirit abounds Thursday, Aug. 28 as UCM and the Warrensburg community come together for the "Get the Red Out" street fair. Festivities take place 4 to 6:30 p.m. west of the Elliott Union.
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U.S. News & World Report Recognizes UCM as One of America's Best

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/27/2008 - The national publication used by students and their parents to help make choices about college ranks UCM as 19th among public master's-level institutions in the Midwest.
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Gallery of Art and Design Opens New Season with Faculty Exhibition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/22/2008 - UCM's public art gallery opens its 2008-2009 season with a new name and an exciting exhibit of works by current and emeriti faculty from the UCM Department of Art and Design.
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Friends of Music Society Announces Exciting Fall Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/20/2008 - The group's third season opens with a trio of programs, including the return of UCM alumna and internationally renowned vocal artist Mary Ann Hart, who will perform and conduct master classes for UCM students.
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President's Address Sheds Light on UCM's Next Frontier

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/20/2008 - UCM President Aaron Podolefsky opens the 2008-2009 academic year by outlining progress in areas such as strategic planning and creating a "green" campus during his annual State of the University address.
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Welcome Back! It's Going to be Another Great Year

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/14/2008 - UCM welcomes back faculty, staff and students as the campus gears up for another exciting year with the opening of the 2008-2009 academic year and a full slate of events and activities.
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Performing Arts Series Announces 20th Anniversary Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/12/2008 - UCM's entertainment and cultural education series expands to include nine events as it moves to a new home in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, along with a new box office location and a new director at the helm.
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Part-Time Job Fair Matches Students with Area Employers

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/7/2008 - UCM students seeking part-time employment may connect with more than 40 area employers offering a variety of job opportunities at the Part-Time Job Fair Monday, Aug. 18.
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Groundbreaking Ceremony Launches Era of Airport Expansion

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/7/2008 - Campus and community leaders, public officials, and area business leaders joined those interested in the future of UCM's Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport and participated in a public groundbreaking ceremony that marks a new era in area aviation
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Alumni Concert, Big Band Dance Offer Opportunity to Support the Arts

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/4/2008 - Enjoy an evening of song and swing while supporting the arts by attending the dinner, alumni concert and dance hosted by the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Saturday, Sept. 6.
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The Princeton Review Names UCM a "Best of Midwest" University

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/1/2008 - Citing a quality academic environment and affordability, the New York-based education services company has included UCM on its prestigious list of best universities in the Midwest for the third consecutive year.
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