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Missouri Innovation Campus Program's Academic Rigor and Industry Internships Give 2023 Graduate Michael Kraxberger Competitive Edge

Graduating high school with an associate degree while gaining technical experience are among the reasons University of Central Missouri 2023 graduate Michael Kraxberger selected UCM’s nationally recognized Missouri Innovation Campus program. Kraxberger recently moved to Raleigh, N.C. to work in the Cisco Sales Associate Program (CSAP). At age 20, he is the youngest in this elite program and among just 11 candidates accepted from a pool of applicants in the tens of thousands. He works as an associate systems engineer with this job title changing to associate solutions engineer in the near future.

February 28, 2024
University News, UCM Athletics

UCM's Former Athletic Director Hughes' 'Home Away From Home' Now Bears His Name Honoring His 40-Year Legacy

The athletics facility on the University of Central Missouri campus that has been described by the friends and family of longtime athletic director Jerry Hughes’ as his second home will now forever remind visitors of his impact on the campus community and beyond following a renaming ceremony on Feb. 17 that posthumously honored Hughes and his service to UCM.

February 20, 2024
University News, Nahm Auditorium

NY Times Bestselling Author, First Woman Inducted into National Sportscasters and Sports Writers Hall of Fame Speaks at UCM Feb. 21

Sally Jenkins, a four-time New York Times bestselling author who most recently wrote “The Right Call: What Sports Teach Us About Work and Life,” will present an author talk at the University of Central Missouri Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. Her presentation is free and open to the public and will take place in Nahm Auditorium in the W.C. Morris Science Building. She will be available for a book signing following her remarks.

February 05, 2024


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