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2018 News Archive

May

UCM Board Sets FY19 Budget, Affirms 'Department to School Restructuring Plan'

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/2/2018 - Academic restructuring, Student Success Continuum among items for board discussion
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UCM Students Reach Quarterfinals in National Collegiate Sales Competition

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 5/1/2018 - UCM competes with 72 universities from across to nation
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UCM’s Spring Commencement Weekend May 4-5 Features Five Ceremonies

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 5/1/2018 - More than 2,000 candidates will receives degrees
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April

MOU Creates Opportunities for Training, Career Assistance

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/26/2018 - Lee's Summit Medical Center and UCM collaborate to benefit students and employees in the health care field
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New York Times Best Selling Author Rachel Macy Stafford to Speak at UCM

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/26/2018 - Presentation is inaugural event for the Whiteman Spouse's Club Speaker Series
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SGA Presents Kander with Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance Award

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/25/2018 - Former Missouri Secretary of State honored for service in state government
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UCM Dance Club Presents "Dancing with the Professors"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/20/2018 - Students and faculty partner to provide entertainment for annual fundraiser
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UCM PR Program Inducts Three Into Its Hall of Fame

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/20/2018 - Annual PR Connect event brings alumni, students together
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Montague, Pittenger Named UCM 2018 Charno Award Recipients

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/19/2018 - Top male and female members of the Class of 2018 are honored with annual award
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Top Faculty Award Reflects Docheff’s Outstanding Service to Students

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/17/2018 - Professor of nutrition and kinesiology to be honored with Byler Distinguished Faculty Award
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UCM Responds to Interest in Summer Youth Camps with Junior Mule Experience

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/17/2018 - Sessions begin May 29 and June 11.
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Hughes Joined by Grads, Student to Receive Athletic Training Association Honors

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/17/2018 - Mid-America Athletic Trainers' Association recognizes UCM faculty member
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UCM to Host Earth Week 2018 Celebration

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/12/2018 - Week of events focuses on sustainable living
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Ambrose Joins ACE Convening on Freedom of Expression April 11

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 4/11/2018 - Education leaders from across the country discuss challenges of the subject
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UCM Hosts Gaypril Celebration April 14-26

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/11/2018 - Events include "Making Rights" exhibit at the McClure Archives and Museum
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David and Eric Halen to Perform Together in Concert at UCM

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 4/2/2018 - Brothers will return to their alma mater for first joint performance in decades
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March

Board Sets Tuition, Housing Fees During March Meeting

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/21/2018 - University strives to address $5.4 million decline in state funding for FY19
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Garver Honored with Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/16/2018 - UCM assistant professor recognized for effective teaching at the undergraduate level.
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UCM Professor Honored with SHAPE America Joy of Effort Award

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/8/2018 - Dennis Docheff recognized as a master educator
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UCM Celebrates the 50th Annual Children’s Literature Festival

CLF-Logo-Book_thumb.jpgContact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 3/6/2018 - Nationally recognized authors and illustrators will interact with more than 4,000 visitors
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UCM PR Program Leads Study Abroad Trip to Australia

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 3/1/2018 - Students and alumni are invited to participate
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February

UCM Continues Study and Discussion of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/27/2018 - Examination of historic events in America and England includes panel discussions
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UCM in Warrensburg and Lee’s Summit Conduct Tornado Drill March 6

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/27/2018 - Campuses participate in statewide drill to create safety awareness
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Department of Theatre Dance to Present 'Our Town' Honoring Richard Herman

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/23/2018 - Pulitzer Prize-winning play to be presented March 7-11
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UCM Faculty Receive Promotion, Tenure for Academic Year 2018-19

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/13/2018 - University recognizes quality and commitment of faculty members
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Project Safe Includes Green Dot Presentations, Violence Prevention Speaker

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/9/2018 - Jeffrey S. Bucholtz will speak on importance of bystander intervention and awareness
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UCM Online Library Science Master’s Degree Program Achieves National Rankings

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/8/2018 - College Choice places online program in top 30 programs in the nation
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UCM and Kent State Ag Researchers Aim to Determine Probability of Contract Disputes Between Producers and Grain Companies

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/8/2018 - Grant is funded by Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business
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Theatre and Dance Claims Awards at Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/8/2018 - Students and faculty are recognized for 2017-18 achievements
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UCM to Host Event Showcase Feb. 15

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/8/2018 - The variety of venues and services available to the public will be on display
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UCM Theatre and Dance Hosts Guest Artist for Production of 'The GAP Project'

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/5/2018 - Veteran actor Kip Niven will direct UCM students in the BlackBox Theatre production
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Panel of Missouri Education Leaders Kickoff KMOS-TV’s 'Inside Education' Premier Episode Hosted by President Ambrose

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 2/5/2018 - New quarterly program will examine current issues in higher education
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UCM Department of Music To Host Ghanian Dance and Music Artist Nani Agbeli

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 2/1/2018 - Artist in residence will include students and faculty in public performance of traditional music and dance
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January

Missouri Innovation Campus Among Finalists in National Educational Design Competition

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/26/2018 - South by Southwest Learn by Design competition recognizes design
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Governor’s FY19 Budget Recommendations Include 7.72 Percent Reduction in Funding for Public Universities

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/23/2018 - UCM to realize $5.6 million reduction in FY19 state funding
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Department of Art and Design Celebrates Publication of Department History

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG - 1/17/2018 - Reception and book signing planned for Feb. 1
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Panel of Missouri Education Leaders Kickoff KMOS-TV’s “Inside Education” Premier Episode

Contact: Jeff Murphy
WARRENSBURG - 1/10/2018 - UCM President Chuck Ambrose will lead the discussion on the new one-hour news and information program.
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