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Marlesha Whitt
studentsuccess, ucmblog

Interior Design Major Finds Success as First-Generation Student at UCM

Marlesha Whitt, a first-generation student from St. Louis studying interior design at UCM, is very grateful for the impact the UCM Alumni Foundation has had on her success.

November 06, 2018
SAC Ribbon Cutting
studentsuccess, University News

Facility That Embodies UCM's Commitment to Student Success Celebrates Grand Opening

The grand opening of the Success Advising Center (SAC), representing the physical embodiment of the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to students, was celebrated Oct. 10 on the lower level of the Elliott Student Union.

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

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
Lover Chancler
studentsuccess, ucmblog, University News

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
Admin Building
studentsuccess, University News

UCM Receives $2.7 Million Grant Building Momentum in Student Retention, Completion

Validating the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to increase retention and help more students cross the degree finish line, the university is receiving a $2.7 million federal grant to aid in developing its student success continuum over a five-year period.

October 05, 2018
Muleskinner Studio
studentsuccess, collegearts, University News

Muleskinner Print Issues, New Broadcast Studio Enhance Student Learning

UCM students have a unique opportunity to work in a fully-modernized newsroom following the installation of a new broadcast studio, a return to print editions of the Muleskinner student newspaper, and a custom-built website that converges the Digital Media Production program’s three media channels in news, streaming radio and television programming.

August 03, 2018
Plane
studentsuccess

UCM Student Participates in Rare Military Reenlistment While Piloting Airplane

After taking off in a Cessna 172 from the University of Central Missouri’s Skyhaven Airport and while passing over the Whiteman Air Force Base runway, Master Sgt. Rob Martin recites the U.S. Air Force reenlistment oath as administered by longtime Air Force fighter pilot Col. (Ret.) Ken Rizer.

June 18, 2018
studentsuccess, collegebusiness, cmpa, University News

Central Missouri Police Academy Spring Class of 2018 Achieves 100 Percent Hire Rate

The Central Missouri Police Academy (CMPA) spring class of 2018 will graduate on Thursday, June 12 with a hiring rate of 100 percent of those actively seeking a job in law enforcement.

June 06, 2018
events, studentsuccess, University News

UCM's Spring Commencement Weekend May 4-5 Features Five Ceremonies

The University of Central Missouri will honor its spring and summer 2018 graduates during commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, May 4-5 in the Multipurpose Building. A combined 2,166 undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to walk in these events.

May 01, 2018
studentsuccess, awards, collegehealth

UCM Aviation Receives Gift of Boeing 737 Engine

The University of Central Missouri Department of Aviation recently received a gift of a CFM International CFM36 jet engine from Southwest Airlines. The engine, removed from service on Southwest’s fleet of Boeing 737 airliners, will become a valuable tool in hands-on instruction for students in UCM’s aviation maintenance program, as well as all other aspects of UCM aviation program.

March 03, 2017
studentsuccess, ucmalumni

UCM Alumni Foundation Approves $1.4 Million to Support Student Success

For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation has increased the payout from its endowments in support of students and academic programs.

February 24, 2017
Students talking
studentsuccess, affordability, University News

UCM Offers New Scholarships for Study Abroad in France

Four new scholarships will offer students at the University of Central Missouri the opportunity to study abroad during 2017, enriching their college experience and adding value to the degrees they will receive.

August 10, 2016
collegeeducation, studentsuccess, MIC, 2016 Spring Commencement Exercises, Missouri innovation campus, collegehealth, commencement, University News

Trailblazing MIC Students Complete Four-year Degrees from UCM

In a weekend that brought thousands of people to the University of Central Missouri, 11 students who helped trailblaze a new nationally recognized pathway to higher education were part of the record-breaking 2016 Spring Commencement Exercises.

May 09, 2016
studentsuccess, collegehealth, cybersecurity, University News

UCM Responds to Need With New Master's Degree, Minor in Cybersecurity

To meet a growing need for well-trained professionals who can help secure the nation’s cyberspace from intruders and attackers, the University of Central Missouri continues to create new educational programs in cybersecurity. The latest additions to the university’s growing number of educational opportunities to prepare Missouri’s 21st century technical workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields of national interest were approved by the Board of Governors when it met on campus Dec. 11.

January 05, 2016
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Marlesha Whitt
studentsuccess, ucmblog

Interior Design Major Finds Success as First-Generation Student at UCM

Marlesha Whitt, a first-generation student from St. Louis studying interior design at UCM, is very grateful for the impact the UCM Alumni Foundation has had on her success.

November 06, 2018
SAC Ribbon Cutting
studentsuccess, University News

Facility That Embodies UCM's Commitment to Student Success Celebrates Grand Opening

The grand opening of the Success Advising Center (SAC), representing the physical embodiment of the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to students, was celebrated Oct. 10 on the lower level of the Elliott Student Union.

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

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
Lover Chancler
studentsuccess, ucmblog, University News

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
Admin Building
studentsuccess, University News

UCM Receives $2.7 Million Grant Building Momentum in Student Retention, Completion

Validating the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to increase retention and help more students cross the degree finish line, the university is receiving a $2.7 million federal grant to aid in developing its student success continuum over a five-year period.

October 05, 2018
Muleskinner Studio
studentsuccess, collegearts, University News

Muleskinner Print Issues, New Broadcast Studio Enhance Student Learning

UCM students have a unique opportunity to work in a fully-modernized newsroom following the installation of a new broadcast studio, a return to print editions of the Muleskinner student newspaper, and a custom-built website that converges the Digital Media Production program’s three media channels in news, streaming radio and television programming.

August 03, 2018
Plane
studentsuccess

UCM Student Participates in Rare Military Reenlistment While Piloting Airplane

After taking off in a Cessna 172 from the University of Central Missouri’s Skyhaven Airport and while passing over the Whiteman Air Force Base runway, Master Sgt. Rob Martin recites the U.S. Air Force reenlistment oath as administered by longtime Air Force fighter pilot Col. (Ret.) Ken Rizer.

June 18, 2018
studentsuccess, collegebusiness, cmpa, University News

Central Missouri Police Academy Spring Class of 2018 Achieves 100 Percent Hire Rate

The Central Missouri Police Academy (CMPA) spring class of 2018 will graduate on Thursday, June 12 with a hiring rate of 100 percent of those actively seeking a job in law enforcement.

June 06, 2018
events, studentsuccess, University News

UCM's Spring Commencement Weekend May 4-5 Features Five Ceremonies

The University of Central Missouri will honor its spring and summer 2018 graduates during commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, May 4-5 in the Multipurpose Building. A combined 2,166 undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to walk in these events.

May 01, 2018
studentsuccess, awards, collegehealth

UCM Aviation Receives Gift of Boeing 737 Engine

The University of Central Missouri Department of Aviation recently received a gift of a CFM International CFM36 jet engine from Southwest Airlines. The engine, removed from service on Southwest’s fleet of Boeing 737 airliners, will become a valuable tool in hands-on instruction for students in UCM’s aviation maintenance program, as well as all other aspects of UCM aviation program.

March 03, 2017
studentsuccess, ucmalumni

UCM Alumni Foundation Approves $1.4 Million to Support Student Success

For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation has increased the payout from its endowments in support of students and academic programs.

February 24, 2017
Students talking
studentsuccess, affordability, University News

UCM Offers New Scholarships for Study Abroad in France

Four new scholarships will offer students at the University of Central Missouri the opportunity to study abroad during 2017, enriching their college experience and adding value to the degrees they will receive.

August 10, 2016
collegeeducation, studentsuccess, MIC, 2016 Spring Commencement Exercises, Missouri innovation campus, collegehealth, commencement, University News

Trailblazing MIC Students Complete Four-year Degrees from UCM

In a weekend that brought thousands of people to the University of Central Missouri, 11 students who helped trailblaze a new nationally recognized pathway to higher education were part of the record-breaking 2016 Spring Commencement Exercises.

May 09, 2016
studentsuccess, collegehealth, cybersecurity, University News

UCM Responds to Need With New Master's Degree, Minor in Cybersecurity

To meet a growing need for well-trained professionals who can help secure the nation’s cyberspace from intruders and attackers, the University of Central Missouri continues to create new educational programs in cybersecurity. The latest additions to the university’s growing number of educational opportunities to prepare Missouri’s 21st century technical workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields of national interest were approved by the Board of Governors when it met on campus Dec. 11.

January 05, 2016
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