Business Meeting
University News, UCM-LS, MIC

UCM Expands Options for Students Seeking Bachelor's Degree in Areas of Marketing and Computer Information Systems

Beginning in fall 2019, students seeking a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration with a concentration in computer information systems or marketing will have even more choices.

May 20, 2019
Phillip B. Bridgmon, Ph.D.
facstaff, University News

Experienced Education Leader from ATU Appointed UCM's New Provost, VP for Academic Affairs

An experienced and collaborative leader and strategic thinker from Russellville, Arkansas, Phillip B. Bridgmon, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Central Missouri.

May 16, 2019
Margaret Brennan
awards, events, University News

CBS News' Margaret Brennan Accepts Missouri Boys State Lehr Chair June 17

A premier citizenship and leadership program hosted annually by the University of Central Missouri, the American Legion Boys State of Missouri has announced it will bestow the 2019 Lehr Memorial Chair to nationally known journalist Margaret Brennan.

May 14, 2019
Gail M. Staines and Mo the Mule
University News, facstaff

New Book Published by UCM Librarian Gail M. Staines

Gail M. Staines, Ph.D., university librarian of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library at the University of Central Missouri, has had the third edition of “Social Sciences Research: Research, Writing and Presentation Strategies for Students” published by Scarecrow Press (2019).

May 13, 2019
Lego Robotics
University News

From Robotics to Mini Mixers to Broadway Basics, Summer Jr. Mule Experience Returns to UCM

For the second consecutive year, Warrensburg area youth have an opportunity to participate in the c, providing a number of special fun and educational programs at the University of Central Missouri geared specifically to students currently in grades one through five during the 2018-2019 school year.

May 13, 2019
Krystle Gremaud
facstaff, University News, awards

UCM Faculty Member Honored as MoEFACS Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year

Krystle Gremaud, assistant professor in Career and Technology Education at the University of Central Missouri, has been selected to receive the 2019 Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year award from Missouri Educators of Family and Consumer Sciences and Human Services.

May 09, 2019
Women in Security - Kansas City Award
University News, studentsuccess, awards

UCM CISA Student Earns $2,500 Award from Women in Security-Kansas City

Women in Security – Kansas City recently honored a University of Central Missouri student, Veenapani Veena, from Computer Information Systems and Analytics, as one of the three recipients of a grant designed to inspire and support women at all career levels in Informational Technology (IT).

May 07, 2019
UCM Commencement Ceremony
University News, studentsuccess, events

UCM Commencement May 10-11 Brings Thousands of Family Members, Friends to Campus

Thousands of family members and friends of students attending the University of Central Missouri will converge on Warrensburg Friday and Saturday, May 10-11 for 2019 Spring Commencement exercises.

May 07, 2019
Ice Cream at Ellis Dining Hall
University News

UCM Announces Changes in Dining Options as Room and Boards Rates are Set

With a new dining services contract approved with Sodexo effective July 1, 2019, the University of Central Missouri will optimize opportunities to provide students with quality and efficient food service through expanded offerings, healthy choices, and extended hours at two dining locations while taking one dining center offline.

May 07, 2019
2020 Leadership at MIC
University News, MIC, UCM-LS

University of Central Missouri Hosts Teens from 20/20 Leadership Program at Lee's Summit Campus

High School students toured the state-of-the-art Missouri Innovation Campus, participating in experiential learning and leadership activities.

May 06, 2019
2019 LTAGD Award Winners
awards, University News, studentsuccess

Hansen-Horn, Hair Honored with Learning to a Greater Degree Awards

Tricia Hansen-Horn, an educator who has dedicated her much of her life to serving students in the University of Central Missouri’s public relations program, and DaVontae Hair, a junior public relations student from Kansas City who is highly engaged in many facets of campus life, are the spring 2019 recipients of UCM’s Learning to a Greater Degree (LTAGD) Award.

May 03, 2019
UCM DECA Award 2019
awards, University News

UCM DECA Students Capture Second Place at International Collegiate Competition

Student members of the University of Central Missouri’s chapter of Collegiate DECA took home two second-place awards when they competed at the International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida, in April.

May 02, 2019
Rhonda McKee
University News, awards, facstaff

Longtime Faculty Member Rhonda McKee Earns Kappa Mu Epsilon's Highest National Honor

Rhonda McKee, a longtime University of Central Missouri faculty member who has contributed to the education of thousands of students who participated in UCM mathematics courses while also supporting the advancement of her profession, has received the top honor awarded annually by Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) national mathematics honor society.

May 01, 2019
UCM Police Vehicle
awards, University News

'Your Local Security' Organization Names UCM Missouri's Safest Campus

For students earning a higher education degree, the safety of a college or university campus is key to providing a quality experience. With this consideration in mind, the organization Your Local Security has named the University of Central Missouri the safest institution in Missouri.

April 29, 2019
Pro Deo Teens
University News, UCM-LS, MIC

UCM Partners with Pro Deo Youth Center to Enhance Workforce and College Opportunities for Teens

The University of Central Missouri and Pro Deo Youth Center are joining forces to assist the center’s teenagers with workforce and college preparation.

April 29, 2019
Kylee Julian
collegebusiness, ucmblog

My Public Relations Major Choice Changed My World

The University of Central Missouri’s public relations program changed my life. When I transferred to UCM, I had never heard of a public relations major, and I certainly didn’t know I could get a degree in it! I wasn’t in the dark very long.

May 09, 2019
Savanna Lightfoot
ucmblog, studentsuccess

Student Spotlight - Savanna Lightfoot: UCM 'Felt Like I was Right at Home'

Our April Student Spotlight features Savanna Lightfoot, an elementary education major. Her anticipated graduation date is May 2020.

April 23, 2019
UCM Presidents
facstaff, history, ucmblog

Best Joins Legacy of UCM Leaders Who Shaped Campus

President Best continues a long tradition of campus leaders who have impacted higher education in the state of Missouri dating back to the university’s days as the State Normal School for the Second Normal District.

April 11, 2019
UCM CNA Certificate Recipients
ucmblog, nursing, MIC

CNA Program at UCM Lee's Summit Helps Busy Adults Enter the High-Demand Healthcare Industry

The University of Central Missouri’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program is designed to help individuals step into entry-level careers in the rapidly growing healthcare field.

March 19, 2019
UCM Nursing Students
ucmblog, nursing

UCM School of Nursing Graduates are Well-Prepared to Enter a Rewarding, In-Demand Field

Bachelor’s and master’s degree programs are offered at our Lee’s Summit campus and via online courses.

March 19, 2019
Randi Perry
ucmblog, MIC

KC Scholars and KC Degrees Provide Financial Boost and Navigation Assistance for Adult Students

Randi Perry shares her story of how scholarship programs and the University of Central Missouri have changed her life

January 03, 2019
Five Questions

The Five Real Questions to Ponder When Deciding on a College

Choosing the right college is a big deal, and it may be your first exercise in value, cost and quality reasoning. You have a lot of variables to look at. Be sure to dig deeper to find the right college to meet your needs. Consider these real questions when you’re shopping for the right college

November 12, 2018
Legacy at UCM
ucmblog, alumni

UCM Legacy Creates Kindred Connections

You may have heard the term “legacy family,” but what does it really mean? At the most basic definition, legacy families are students and alumni whose families, including parents, grandparents and/or siblings, attended or currently attend UCM. It’s through these families that the heritage of UCM passes from generation to generation.

November 01, 2018
Anthony Fantino
ucmblog, collegehealth, University News

Student, Faculty Research Leads to Joint Publication in Materials Letters

As a first-generation student from Independence, Anthony Fatino whetted his appetite for scientific research early in his undergraduate studies working collaboratively with chemistry faculty members at the University of Central Missouri. As he continues to fulfill this passion five years later, he is watching the fruit of his early college experiences pay off with a research article published in the scientific journal, “Materials Letters.” This is happening as his UCM co-authors and mentors continue to press on furthering study of a new way to detect metal ions in aqueous solution.

October 22, 2018
UCM Distinguished Alumni 2018
ucmblog, ucmalumni, University News

UCM Honors Five Distinguished Alumni During 2018 Homecoming, Oct. 26-27

Five men and women who have outstanding careers in fields such as actuarial science, education, engineering, marketing and mathematics, both nationally and internationally, will be recognized during the University of Central Missouri’s Distinguished Alumni Dinner Friday, Oct. 26.

October 18, 2018
UCM Jack o'Lantern

UCM-Themed Jack o' Lantern Stencils will Brighten Up Your Halloween

Looking to add a little Mule Pride to your Halloween festivities? Enjoy these eight printable UCM-themed Jack o' Lantern stencils and add some school spirit to your holiday.

October 11, 2018
Graduate Students at UCM
ucmblog, University News, studentsuccess

UCM Celebrates Graduate Education Week Oct. 15-19

Along with the Governor’s recognition of the importance of graduate education, the University of Central Missouri also has a variety of activities planned during the week to recognize its many graduate students and the opportunities UCM provides for those seeking advanced degrees.

October 10, 2018
Job Interview

Top 10 Questions to Expect in Your Job Interview

Interviews are coming. Here's how to prep for your interview season.

October 09, 2018
Lover Chancler
ucmblog, University News, studentsuccess

Chancler Moving The Center Forward with Focus on Multiculturalism and Inclusivity

After being part of a group that provided initial input to help launch the Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity, now known as The Center, Lover Chancler has assumed a key leadership role in moving this important area forward at the University of Central Missouri.

October 08, 2018
UCM Homecoming Parade Cheerleaders

#AlwaysAMule - Connect with UCM During Homecoming 2018

As we welcome UCM students, alumni and community members to Homecoming 2018, we want to connect with you and share the Homecoming moments you’ll never forget. Take a look at how you can share your pics, videos and social media posts with the rest of Mule Nation during the biggest campus celebration of the year.

September 05, 2018


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