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2012 News Archive

December

Lewandowski Attends Urban Age Electric Conference in London

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/19/2012 - UCM professor and dean of The Honors College invited to join global discussion.
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Fashion Program Offers New Hands-on Experience

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/14/2012 - UCM students design and market unique product.
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Fall Commencement Ceremonies Planned for Dec. 14-15

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/13/2012 - Special awards also will be presented.
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UCM Names First Recipient of Mike Carter Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/12/2012 - Award recognizes efforts to enhance relationship between UCM and the military.
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Olas Announces Retirement from UCM Broadcasting Services

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 12/4/2012 - Interim director to be honored with reception Dec. 6.
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Lindley Recognized as Outstanding Recent Alumna

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 12/4/2012 - Warrensburg native returns to alma mater to receive award at commencement.
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November

Theatre and Dance Students Present Senior Showcase

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/30/2012 - Graduating seniors will exhibit their work
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KMOS-TV Earns National Award for Kids Day Event

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/27/2012 - Annual event recognized for excellence in community engagement programming
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KMOS-TV Makes Donation to Local Angel Tree Program

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/20/2012 - Children's books provided to area families.
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UCM to Become Tobacco-Free by July 2014

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/16/2012 - Board of Governors approves policy recommended by campus committee.
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Forum Addresses Future of Online Learning

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/14/2012 - Provost hosts event as highlight of National Distance Learning Week celebration.
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University Relations Earns Seven Regional Awards

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/13/2012 - Promotional materials for Elliott Union events and services recognized.
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Performing Arts Series Presents Tonic Sol Fa Holiday Concert

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/13/2012 - The renowned a cappella vocal group is back by popular demand.
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Flagpole Dedication Marks Observance of Veterans Day

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/13/2012 - New addition to Audrey J. Walton Clubhouse made possible through donations.
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Quilt Presentations Offer Thank You to Those Who Served

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/8/2012 - Veteran finds a way to say thank you
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Department of Theatre and Dance Presents 'Blue Window"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/8/2012 - Mainstage performance planned for Nov. 13-17
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Criminal Justice Team Claims Eleventh Regional Championship

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/7/2012 - Regional title qualifies team for national competition in March.
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Flagpole Dedication Highlight of Veterans Day Ceremony

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/7/2012 - Donors provide funding for memorial to UCM veterans.
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Proclamation Signing, Provost's Forum Part of Distance Learning Week

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/2/2012 - Annual event celebrates UCM's commitment to online education.
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Gallery of Art and Design Hosts "Color Country" Exhibit

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/1/2012 - Works of three contemporary artists to be featured.
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Art and Design Students Present Senior Exhibitions

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 11/1/2012 - Graduating young artists share their best work.
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Blood Drive Honors Veterans, Helps Save Lives

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 11/1/2012 - Event part of UCM's observation of Veterans Day.
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October

Competition Showcases Outstanding Marketing, Sales Students

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/30/2012 - UCM winners awarded thousands of dollars for their education
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ROTC Claims Ranger Challenge Championship

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/29/2012 - Cadets capture first Ranger Challenge title for UCM.
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Agreement Leads to UCM Aviation Courses at Whiteman Air Force Base

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/29/2012 - Airmen seeking postsecondary education opportunities will benefit.
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Ambrose, Riley Testify at Joint Committee on Education Hearing

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/26/2012 - Committee convenes at UCM to hear testimony on higher education funding.
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UCM Entrepreneurship Program Opens Downtown Warrensburg Location

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/25/2012 - "e2: experience entrepreneurship" will offer students an opportunity to apply skills learned in the classroom.
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KMOS-TV Receives USDA Grant

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/24/2012 - Rural Development grant will assist with completion of digital transition.
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PAS, Department of Theatre and Dance Present Children's Play

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/24/2012 - 'And We Will Share the Sky' is winner of the National Young Audiences Playwriting Competition
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UCM to Host 2012 Festival of Champions

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/15/2012 - More than 30 bands and drumlines from Missouri Kansas compete Oct. 20.
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State Farm Adds Social Media to Marketing, Sales Competition

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/12/2012 - Students from across the nation to compete at UCM Oct. 26.
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Record Number of UCM Students Make Community Service Day a Success

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/11/2012 - More than 650 UCM students give back to the community.
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Distinguished Alumni to be Honored During Homecoming

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 10/8/2012 - Four awards to be presented during annula Distinguished Alumni Dinner.
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Performing Arts Series Presents The Capitol Steps Oct. 18

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/8/2012 - Enjoy a satirical look at American politics.
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UCM Celebrates Homecoming with "Mules Make a Difference"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/8/2012 - Campus and community join to celebrate the annual event.
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Fall Theatre Mainstage Season Opens with 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/4/2012 - Department of Theatre and Dance and Department of Music collaborate to present musical.
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Presentation Examines Truman and Eisenhower Legacies

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 10/4/2012 - Learn more about two Midwestern natives who had a profound effect of the history of the world.
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September

Friends of Music Present Halen, Igoshina in Concert

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/28/2012 - Duo will open UCM Piano Series with performance on piano and violin.
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Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport Hosts Sport Aviation Classic

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/28/2012 - Variety of events highlight new aviation technology and opportunities.
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PAS Season Opens with 'Charo in Concert'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/27/2012 - World-renowned entertainer opens Silver Anniversary Season Sept. 28
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Gallery of Art and Design Hosts Annual Faculty Exhibition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/26/2012 - Exhibit includes works of Professor Emeritus Richard Luerhman.
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Fall Career Expo Planned for Oct. 3

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/26/2012 - more than 140 potential employers and graduate schools will be represented.
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UCM Named Military Friendly School

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/26/2012 - Efforts to meet the needs of service men and women recognized.
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Caring for Missourians Grant a Boost for UCM Nursing Education

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/26/2012 - UCM program one of six statewide to receive funding.
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Increases in Freshmen, Transfers Contribute to Record-Setting Enrollment

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/21/2012 - Number of students enrolled is the highest in the 141-year history of UCM.
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UCM Moves Up in US News & World Report Rankings

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/19/2012 - UCM recognized as 70th among the Midwest's "Best Colleges and Universities."
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Tailgate with the City Seeking Food Vendors

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/17/2012 - Event provides activities between Homecoming parade and game.
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Elliott Union Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/17/2012 - Sept. 27 events recognize the legacy of the "campus living room."
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UCM, Community Members Observe 9/11 Anniversary

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/13/2012 - Ceremony commemorates the loss of more than 3,000 lives.
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School of Technology Hosts Quality Management Conference

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/11/2012 - UCM student chapter of ASQ brings experts to campus for networking
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Congressional Members Host Defending Our Defenders Session at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/11/2012 - Listening post will provide information on a variety of current defense topics
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Department of Music Presents Provost’s Faculty Showcase

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 9/11/2012 - Public is invited to experience the expertise and talent of UCM's music faculty.
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UCM Named 'A Best in the Midwest' College

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 9/7/2012 - The Princeton Review confers honor for seventh consecutive year.
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August

'Ask a Curator' Returns to McClure Archives and Museum

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/31/2012 - Free back issues of "The Rhetor" also will be available.
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9-11 Tragedy to be Remembered Through Special UCM Observance

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/31/2012 - Ceremony planned for noon on Sept. 11 in UCM quadrangle.
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Archives and Museum Exhibit Details 'The Legacy of UCM Athletics'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/31/2012 - Exhibit will be open to the public through Homecoming.
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Women Veteran's Conference Planned for Sept. 14

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/31/2012 - Variety of guest speakers and booths planned.
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Achauer House Will Become Home to Alumni, UCM Events

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/29/2012 - Home of Warrensburg civic leader and philanthropist will be renovated.
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Board of Governors Proceeds with Planning for Mixed-Use and Stadium Projects

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/27/2012 - Gould Evans is selected to begin initial planning phase.
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UCM Signs Exchange Agreement with Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/24/2012 - Agreement provides opportunities for exchange of students and research.
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Ensuring Graduation a Goal for Provost’s Student Success Committee

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/23/2012 - Campus-wide group will focus on student retention.
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Preliminary Figures Indicate Another Record Fall Enrollment

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/21/2012 - Number of students attending UCM currently exceeds last year.
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Building Community Through Education Plans Blitz Day Aug. 25

Contact: Innovative Public Relations
WARRENSBURG - 8/21/2012 - Volunteers sought to begin cooperative Habitat for Humanity project
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'Learning to A Greater Degree' Key to UCM’s New Strategic Position

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/20/2012 - President Ambrose unveils UCM's communications strategy during State of the University address.
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'Get the Red Out' Planned for Sept. 8

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/20/2012 - Annual event precedes first Mules home football game.
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Gallery of Art and Design Opens Season with Ceramics Exhibition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/15/2012 - Artists from across the country will explore a range of themes.
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New Credit Program Offers Opportunities for Electrician Instructors

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/9/2012 - Unique collaboration offers college credit for specialized training.
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U.S. Air Force Tops in Blue to Perform at UCM Aug. 9

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/7/2012 - World-renowned military musical group coming to UCM's Multipurpose Building.
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Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport to Host Light Sport Aviation Classic

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 8/6/2012 - Expo will highlight the future of light sport aviation and UCM's aviation programs.
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Million Dollar Grant Next Major Step for Innovation Campus

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 8/1/2012 - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announces CDBG funding for joint effort in Lee's Summit.
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July

Royal Thai Air Force Pilots Train at UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/26/2012 - UCM aviation alumnus brings students from around the globe to UCM.
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President's Lawn Concert Planned for July 30

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/24/2012 - Warrensburg Community Band will perform.
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Monetti Outlines Vision for Aviation Programs, Airport

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/13/2012 - Former B-2 pilot and local businessman to lead UCM aviation programs.
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Charo Opens 25th Performing Arts Series Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/13/2012 - Silver anniversary season features something for everyone with Sept. 28 opening.
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Fillinger’s Creativity, Service Contribute to Award

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/12/2012 - Adrianne Fillinger named recipient of annual Foster-Inglish Prize.
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Missouri Motorcycle Safety Program Plans Open House July 18-20

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 7/3/2012 - Public invited to event at Missouri Safety Center at UCM.
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Monetti Will Lead UCM Aviation Programs, Facilities

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 7/3/2012 - Warrensburg pilot and businessman will assume leadership of academics and facilities.
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June

Hiring 'Bridging Designer' a Step Closer to New Housing-Retail Project

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/25/2012 - New facility will create a new north entrance to campus.
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Sedalia Couple Leaves $1.2 million to UCM Foundation

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/22/2012 - Scholarship established to benefit future elementary teachers from Pettis County.
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UCM Welcomes 2012 American Legion Auxiliary Missouri Girls State

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/22/2012 - Young women from across the state will learn about goverment and leadership.
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UCM Summer Piano Institute Presents True, Hynes in Recital

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/21/2012 - UCM alumna returns to Hart Recital Hall stage.
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UCM Welcomes 2012 Missouri Boys State

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 6/15/2012 - The 73rd session opens June 16.
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Shuttle Will Provide Service During Downtown Construction

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/8/2012 - Service will operate during lunch hour to facilitate access to downtown business district.
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Gateway Advising and Major Exploration Center Established

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 6/1/2012 - The needs of transfer and open-option students are better served.
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May

Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport Plans Open House June 2

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/25/2012 - Public invited to attend event that showcases the local airport with a variety of events.
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Central Missouri Repertory Announces 31st Summer Season

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/25/2012 - Summer theatre company will present children's show
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Law Enforcement Agencies Pool Resources to Curb Underage Drinking

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/24/2012 - Team approach enhances enforcement capabilities
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UCM Honors MNEA’s 'True Friend of Education' David Pearce

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/23/2012 - Area legislator receives Missouri NEA's Horace Mann Friend of Education Award.
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Day of Remembrance to Honor Those Who Have Lost Their Lives in Service

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/18/2012 - Campus-wide event planned for May 23.
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Skelton Honors Military Veterans During Pre-Memorial Day Ceremony

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/18/2012 - Former U.S. Congressman delivers keynote address.
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Sign Welcomes Visitors to Campus on East Side

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/17/2012 - New signage ehances visibility of UCM to motorists traveling on Maguire Street.
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Via Named Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/17/2012 - UCM alumna selected from Blue Springs brings experience to the job.
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Gallery of Art and Design Hosts Mid-Missouri Artists Exhibit

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/16/2012 - Missouri artist John T. Williams also will exhibit works.
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Mules Baseball Claims Third Consecutive MIAA Championship

Contact: Mike Knipper
WARRENSBURG - 5/14/2012 - UCM seeded No. 1 and hosts regional tournament May 17-20.
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Skelton to Speak at Pre-Memorial Day Program May 17

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/10/2012 - Veterans of World War II to be honored.
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Procurement Conference Planned for May 31 at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/9/2012 - U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill will host the annual event.
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UCM Earns Prestigious Climate Leadership Award

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/7/2012 - Student-led commitment leads to national recognition
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UCM Acquires South East Elementary School Property

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/1/2012 - Purchase of property adjacent to university fulfills master plan.
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Special Awards Part of Spring Commencement May 4-5

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/1/2012 - Outstanding recent alumnus will be recognized and honorary doctorate will be presented.
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April

UCM, Warrensburg Schools Join Habitat for Humanity to Build Home

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/30/2012 - Event launches the Building Community through Education joint initiative.
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UCM Dance Company Presents 'Dancing with the Professors'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/24/2012 - Six UCM faculty members team up with six dance students for an evening of entertainment.
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Gallery Hosts Spring Senior Exhibitions

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/24/2012 - UCM's art and design students will display their work.
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KMOS-TV to Air Program on the National Guard

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/24/2012 - A closeup look at the mission and service of the Missouri National Guard
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UCM, WAFB Team Up to Bring Author Dan Clark to Campus

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/19/2012 - The public is invited to attend, free of charge.
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Culp Receives UCM's J.P. Mees Outstanding Professionial Staff Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/19/2012 - Veteran educator recognized for his contributions to campus and community.
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White Honored with Outstanding Support Staff Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/19/2012 - 30-year veteran of UCM support staff recognized for excellence.
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SFCC, UCM Sign Transfer Agreement

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/18/2012 - Transfer of credits now even more seamless for UCM and SFCC students.
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Students Compete to Build Most Fuel Efficient Vehicle

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/16/2012 - High-Mileage Challenge planned for April 17
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Luehrman to Receive Byler Distinguished Faculty Award

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/16/2012 - Presentation planned for 3:30 p.m. April 19.
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Chef and Activist Bryant Terry to Speak at Earth Day 365 Celebration

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/16/2012 - Keynote address is one of many events planned for annual celebration.
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Fox, Beasley Named Recipients of 2012 Charno Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/13/2012 - Annual award recognizes top members of the graduating class.
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Building Community Through Education Initiative to Break Ground for Habitat Home

Contact: Innovative Public Relations
WARRENSBURG - 4/13/2012 - Collaboration between UCM, the Warrensburg R-6 School District and Habitat for Humanity progresses.
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Lifelong Learning Launches WWII Series in April

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/12/2012 - First two programs planned for April 22 and 29.
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Department of Theatre and Dance Presents 'The Tempest'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/11/2012 - Tickets still available for April 11-15 performances.
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Dandurand Honored With SGA Excellence in Governance Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/10/2012 - Annual award commemorates the legacy of James C. Kirkpatrick
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McCaskill Says Base Closures Not Answer to Budget Reductions

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/9/2012 - Senior U.S. Senator from Missouri visits UCM campus as part of "Fighting for Fairness" tour.
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Phi Kappa Phi Celebrates Anniversary with Week of Events

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/9/2012 - Honor society plans to examine evolution and higher education.
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Criminal Justice Team Claims Tenth National Championship

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/9/2012 - UCM students and professionals maintain unprecedented national record.
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Entries Sought for Third Annual Show Me Justice Film Festival

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/4/2012 - Annual event planned for Oct. 17-20; entries due July 1.
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Army Veteran, Filmmaker to Speak on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/4/2012 - KC Vet Center's mobile unit also will be on campus.
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Moderate Room and Board Increases Contribute to Housing Improvements

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/4/2012 - Residence hall improvements scheduled for FY 2013
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March

Panel Will Discuss Religion and American Politics

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/30/2012 - Public is invited to attend and participate.
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Staab Receives Excellence in Education Award

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/29/2012 - Veteran UCM professor will be recognized by governor.
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5K Run/Walk Planned in Observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/27/2012 - 'Take Back the Night' event will benefit Survival Adult Abuse Center.
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Join the Mules in Celebrating Military Appreciation Day

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/27/2012 - Military personnel will be admitted to the Mules baseball game free.
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Dandurand to Receive SGA Kirkpatrick Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/27/2012 - UCM alumnus will be honored for his commitment to excellence in government.
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President's Gala Concert Features Alumnus Daryl Duff

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/26/2012 - UCM choral and instrumental groups also to perform with guest artist.
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Performing Arts Series Presents Stephanie Cadman and Celtic Blaze

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/22/2012 - Season finale performance planned for March 31.
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Online Voting Affords an Opportunity for Nationwide Recognition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/22/2012 - UCM's sustainability efforts recognized in national competition.
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UCM Welcomes State Archery Competition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/22/2012 - Students in grades 4-12 from across Missouri will compete.
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Lifelong Learning Series Hosts Columnist Vern Barnet

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/16/2012 - Religion columnist for The Kansas City Star will speak at UCM March 28.
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Gallery of Art and Design Hosts Two New Exhibits

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/16/2012 - Annual Citation Awards and High School Exhibitions Open March 25-26.
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PAS Brings Clifford the Big Red Dog™ to Hendricks Hall

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/15/2012 - The PBS children's favorite is coming to UCM March 25-26.
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Curtis Named Provost and Chief Learning Officer

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/13/2012 - Veteran Illinois educator will succeed Dr. George Wilson in top academic post.
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Red Carpet Premier Celebrates Charno Room Renovation

Contact: Courtney Niemuth
WARRENSBURG - 3/12/2012 - New theatre setting created for free movies.
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Spring Piano Recital Series Continues with Pianist Mia Hynes

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/12/2012 - Three award-winning pianists join Hynes in Hart Recital Hall March 12.
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State Tornado Drill Set for March 13

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/7/2012 - UCM to participate in event to raise awareness.
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UCM to Host Annual Teacher Placement Day

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/7/2012 - More than 100 school districts will participate.
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Grant Taps NERI for EnergyWorks KC Workforce Development Training

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/7/2012 - Funding will provide opportunities for green energy jobs.
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UCM Debate Team Brings Home State Titles

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/1/2012 - Preparations underway for the annual Montgomery Cup competition in Great Britain.
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February

UCM Hosts Women's Week Events March 5-9

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/28/2012 - Celebrations kicks of observance of Women's History Month.
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Project Proposals Sought for Ninth Annual Creative Engine

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/28/2012 - Annual creative marathon benefits area not-for-profit organizations.
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Mock Trial Team Headed for National Competition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/28/2012 - Team places fourth out of 24 to qualify.
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Guest Artist Inaugurates Spring Piano Recital Series

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/27/2012 - UCM alumnus Carolyn True will perform in Hart Recital Hall this evening.
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Board of Governors Adopts Fee Increase at Rate of Inflation

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/24/2012 - UCM strives to keep education affordable in the face of state funding reduction.
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UCM Grads Continue to Find Work

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/22/2012 - UCM's Office of Career Services celebrates graduate employment rate.
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IBE Program Exceeds $200,000 in Community Support Funding

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/22/2012 - Milestone also includes more than 13,000 hours of service to the community.
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Governor Announces CDBG Grant for Innovation Campus

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/16/2012 - Missouri Gov. Jeremiah "Jay" Nixon and UCM President Chuck Ambrose announced the official launch of the UCM's Innovation Campus in Lee's Summit.
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Judges 'Choose Red' in CASE District Awards

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/13/2012 - University Relations marketing team claims regional peer recognition.
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Finalists Named for Provost and Chief Learning Officer

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/7/2012 - Campus presentations by candidates scheduled for later in February.
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Vendors Sought for Military and Veterans Resource Event

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/6/2012 - Businesses and organizations offering services to active duty service members and veterans are invited to participate.
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Department of Theatre Presents 'How I Learned to Drive' Feb. 15-19

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/6/2012 - Playwright Paula Vogel is scheduled to visit campus March 9-11.
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UCM Enters Into Agreement with Missouri National Guard

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/1/2012 - UCM will establish online resource center at training site near Jefferson City.
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January

Theatre Faculty, Students Take Top Honors at Regional Competition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/31/2012 - Kennedy Center regional awards recognize excellence.
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UCM Theatre Students Present Studio Series One-Act Plays

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WARRENSBURG - 1/31/2012 - Students direct and perform in BlackBox Theatre productions.
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UCM Community Celebrates Opening of Cafe Rouge

Contact: Courtney Niemuth
WARRENSBURG - 1/27/2012 - Newest addition to Elliott Union offers a coffeehouse setting.
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Great Central U.S. Shakeout Coming Feb. 7

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WARRENSBURG - 1/27/2012 - Event planned to creat awareness among Midwestern citizens.
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PAS Presents the Official Blues Brothers Revue Feb. 3

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WARRENSBURG - 1/24/2012 - Tickets are available now through the PAS box office and online.
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Anthropologist Donald Johanson to Speak at UCM Feb. 8

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WARRENSBURG - 1/20/2012 - Renowned paleoanthropologist and discoverer of Lucy will make second visit to campus.
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Nixon Points to Innovation Campus as Example of New Higher Ed Model

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WARRENSBURG - 1/19/2012 - Missouri governor includes UCM in annual State of the State address.
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Lowder Named Director of Military and Veterans Services

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WARRENSBURG - 1/13/2012 - Decorated veteran will oversee UCM's Military and Veterans Success Center.
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2012 MLK Community Service Awards Presented at Chamber Luncheon

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WARRENSBURG - 1/13/2012 - UCM and the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce recognize leaders in community service.
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KMOS-TV Will Air State of the State Address Jan. 17

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WARRENSBURG - 1/13/2012 - Missouri Gov. Jeremiah "Jay" Nixon's annual address to air at 9 p.m.
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Experiential Learning a Focus for New Center for Print Production

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/12/2012 - Resources of UCM Printing Services will be realigned with Graphic Arts and Technology Management program.
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Grand Opening of Cafe Rouge set for Jan. 25

Contact: Courtney Niemuth
WARRENSBURG - 1/12/2012 - Newest addition to UCM's "campus living room" will offer a venue for a variety of events.
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Gallery of Art and Design Hosts Lecture by Porter Arneill

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/12/2012 - The public is invited to attend.
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Momentum Building for Proposed Missouri Innovation Campus

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WARRENSBURG - 1/9/2012 - UCM, Lee's Summit School District and Exergonix joins forces.
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Gallery of Art and Design Hosts Two New Exhibits

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WARRENSBURG - 1/5/2012 - Exhibit by John and Annie Helmericks-Louder featured.
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Annual MLK Gospel Concert Planned for Jan. 16

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WARRENSBURG - 1/5/2012 - Area choirs will be joined by soloist Shirley Briscoe.
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Tickets Remain Available for MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner

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WARRENSBURG - 1/5/2012 - NPR's Michele Norris will be keynote speaker.
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