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UCM Celebrates New Skyhaven Aviation Center, a Vision That Became Reality Thanks to Generous Donors, State Support

With much fanfare, including music provided by student marching band members, and a ribbon cutting with hundreds of guests, the University of Central Missouri on Sept. 8 celebrated the opening of its new Skyhaven Aviation Center at the Max. B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport.

September 11, 2023
UCM Alumni Foundation, University News, biology, chemistry

First Endowed Chair Honors Professor Emeritus John Hess, Supports Mentorship in Biology and Chemistry

Recognizing the value of strong professor-student relationships, UCM alumnus Dr. Stephen Lacey and his wife, Ann Lacey, Coppell, Texas, are establishing the John Hess Endowed Chair in Biology or Chemistry for Student Mentorship with a $1 million gift to the University of Central Missouri Foundation. An agreement creating this first-ever endowed chair at UCM was signed formally during a recent ceremony at the W.C. Morris Science Building.

September 10, 2023
UCM Alumni Foundation, ucmalumni, UCM Advantage Scholars, University News

Gift from UCM Alumnus Gives Underserved Students Advantage for Success

Contributing to the success of underserved students, Michael S. Harding, a 1973 University of Central Missouri graduate who grew up in St. Louis, has established the Harding Family UCM Advantage Scholars Endowment with a $250,0000 gift to fund a comprehensive college access and completion program for UCM’s incoming freshmen.

June 15, 2023


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