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News, notices, and happenings for the UCM community for the week of Monday, November 13


Academics

Cap and Gown Pick Up for Graduate and Undergraduate Degree Candidates
Degree candidates for fall graduation, who plan to participate in the December 8th and 9th ceremonies, may pick up caps and gowns in the ...
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Apply for Graduation!
Students planning to graduate Fall 2017 should - APPLY TODAY! Students must be approved as a graduation candidate in order to be placed on ...
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Fall 2017 Thesis Deadline - November 27th, 2017
The thesis deadline for Fall 2017 is November, 27th 2017. The student must electronically submit an advanced draft of the thesis, including ...
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Cap and Gown Pick Up for Graduate and Undergraduate Degree Candidates
Degree candidates for fall graduation, who plan to participate in the December 8th and 9th ceremonies, may pick up caps and gowns in the ...
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Cap and Gown Pick Up for Graduate and Undergraduate Degree Candidates
Degree candidates for fall graduation, who plan to participate in the December 8th and 9th ceremonies, may pick up caps and gowns in the ...
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UCM Automotive Technology Management Program maintains NATEF accreditation
The UCM Automotive Technology Management program recently underwent a thorough self-study and on-site renewal of their industry recognized ...
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UCM Automotive Technology Management Program maintains NATEF accreditation
The UCM Automotive Technology Management program recently underwent a thorough self-study and on-site renewal of their industry recognized ...
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Awards & Honors

Hobson Receives Award
Deb Hobson recently received the Shirley Bird Perry award at the Annual ACUI Region II conference that was held in Springfield, MO. This is ...
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Hobson Receives Award
Deb Hobson recently received the Shirley Bird Perry award at the Annual ACUI Region II conference that was held in Springfield, MO. This is ...
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Hobson Receives Award
Deb Hobson recently received the Shirley Bird Perry award at the Annual ACUI Region II conference that was held in Springfield, MO. This is ...
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Housing Custodial Supervisor Aaron Haught Receives Award
Facilities Planning and Operations would like to take the opportunity to recognize Aaron Haught for receiving the Support Staff Service ...
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Housing Custodial Supervisor Aaron Haught Receives Award
Facilities Planning and Operations would like to take the opportunity to recognize Aaron Haught for receiving the Support Staff Service ...
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Events

Holiday Market Sign Up
Become a Holiday Market vendor! The Holiday Market at the Elliott Student Union is an opportunity for UCM and Warrensburg community members ...
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Holiday Market
The Holiday Market at the Elliott Student Union is an opportunity for UCM nation and local community members to do their holiday shopping ...
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Research Speaker Series: Dietary Oxidized Lipids and Health
Next Wednesday, November 15th, at 3:30 pm, join us for our first research talk given by Dr. Meera Penumetcha in the Read and Relax area of ...
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Research Speaker Series: Dietary Oxidized Lipids and Health
Next Wednesday, November 15th, at 3:30 pm, join us for our first research talk given by Dr. Meera Penumetcha in the Read and Relax area of ...
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International Education Week
Hello, Please join us as we celebrate International Education Week. Explore study abroad from the perspective of both domestic and ...
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International Education Week
Hello, Please join us as we celebrate International Education Week. Explore study abroad from the perspective of both domestic and ...
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OLC Accelerate 2017 Virtual Conference
The Center for Teaching and Learning is excited to provide UCM faculty with the opportunity to attend the Online Learning Consortium's ...
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OLC Accelerate 2017 Virtual Conference
The Center for Teaching and Learning is excited to provide UCM faculty with the opportunity to attend the Online Learning Consortium's ...
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Research Speaker Series: Dietary Oxidized Lipids and Health
TODAY! Wednesday, November 15th, at 3:30 pm, join us for our first research talk given by Dr. Meera Penumetcha in the Read and Relax area of ...
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Faculty

Themed Learning Communities Call for Proposals
General Education faculty interested in engaging first-year students through the high-impact practice of learning communities are invited to ...
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Faculty/Staff Training

Safe Zone Workshop
This workshop offers information on LGBTQ identities, terminology, ally development, and ways to support LGBTQ students on our campus. ...
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Safe Zone Workshop
This workshop offers information on LGBTQ identities, terminology, ally development, and ways to support LGBTQ students on our campus. ...
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Safe Zone Workshop
This workshop offers information on LGBTQ identities, terminology, ally development, and ways to support LGBTQ students on our campus. ...
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CTL Professional Development Sessions
Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of November 13-17, 2017 - click on the university calendar link for complete descriptions. ...
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CTL Professional Development Opportunities
Here is Faculty/Staff Training for the Week of November 27-December 1, 2017 - click on the university calendar link for complete ...
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Foundation & Alumni

FY19 Foundation Opportunity Grant Application now open!
The UCM Alumni Foundation is calling for proposals from faculty and staff members for the chance to secure an Opportunity Grant! Grants ...
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The new UCM Alumni Foundation app brings the POWER OF MULE NATION right to your mobile device!
All UCM Alumni can securely login and use the app to: connect with other alumni through the secure directory; view upcoming events; locate ...
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From the President

UCM Celebrates Dr. Curtis' New Position, Contributions to Campus
President Charles Ambrose distributed the following letter to campus by email yesterday. We are re-sharing for anyone who may have missed ...
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UCM Celebrates Dr. Curtis' New Position, Contributions to Campus
President Charles Ambrose distributed the following letter to campus by email yesterday. We are re-sharing for anyone who may have missed ...
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General

Winter Preparation and Driving Tips from the Missouri Safety Center
We've been fortunate to have mild fall weather this year; but colder weather is right around the corner, and as you travel the roadways ...
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Christmas Store 2017
The annual 2017 Christmas Store in gearing up to provide holiday meals, toys and games for local families. ...
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Wanted - Commencement Volunteers!
We are again looking for volunteers to assist with the December commencement ceremonies. ...
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Wanted - Commencement Volunteers!
We are again looking for volunteers to assist with the December commencement ceremonies. ...
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FPO Honors Johnson, Ray, Schleer in Retirement Reception
Facilities Planning and Operations has planned a retirement reception honoring Larry Ray, M.C. Johnson, and Paul Schleer for their years of ...
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Advertise for Free!
Display Cases on the first floor of the Elliott Student Union are the perfect high traffic area for promoting your organization or ...
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Thanksgiving Day Meal
If you are looking for opportunities to serve in our community, the First United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving ...
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Thanksgiving Day Meal
If you are looking for opportunities to serve in our community, the First United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving ...
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Thanksgiving Day Meal
If you are looking for opportunities to serve in our community, the First United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving ...
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Mail and Package Preparation for Upcoming Holidays
In preparation for the upcoming Thanksgiving break we ask that you provide the Distribution Services Center with advance notice if possible ...
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Graduate Assistant positions in the MAPS office
The MAPS office has two open positions for Spring 2018 for graduate students who want to make a difference for other students. ...
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This week in the Muleskinner
Follow the link below to read this week's Muleskinner. Here are some of the headlines: Congresswoman Hartzler to speak at ribbon cutting in ...
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This week in the Muleskinner
Follow the link below to read this week's Muleskinner. Here are some of the headlines: Congresswoman Hartzler to speak at ribbon cutting in ...
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Technology Use Survey - Faculty & Staff
You are invited to participate in this survey which explores social media and technology use and ownership at the University of Central ...
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Technology Use Survey - Faculty & Staff
You are invited to participate in this survey which explores social media and technology use and ownership at the University of Central ...
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Technology Use Survey - Faculty & Staff
You are invited to participate in this survey which explores social media and technology use and ownership at the University of Central ...
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Customer Dining Survey
In our continuing efforts to enhance the ability of the University of Central Missouri to meet the needs of the campus community, we have ...
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Customer Dining Survey
In our continuing efforts to enhance the ability of the University of Central Missouri to meet the needs of the campus community, we have ...
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Customer Dining Survey
In our continuing efforts to enhance the ability of the University of Central Missouri to meet the needs of the campus community, we have ...
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UCM Warehouse Product Availability
Did you know that you can purchase batteries, disposable gloves and copy paper from the warehouse? The stocked batteries include AA, AAA, C, ...
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Traffic Pattern Change Begins at Pertle Springs
A new traffic pattern was initiated at Pertle Springs recreation area on Thursday, Nov. 15. The east entrance now becomes one way in and the ...
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UCM Angels Are On the Tree
UCM Angels are on the tree in the Student Rec Center! ...
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Health & Wellness

Additional Flu Vaccination Times
Did you miss our clinics for your annual Flu Vaccine? Don't worry you can come to the Health Center from 8am-9am and 4pm-4:30pm ...
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Mental Fitness for November 13 & 16: Healthier Thinking Habits
How we think affects our experience of events- how we feel and respond. Some habits of thinking trip us up because the thoughts may be ...
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Mental Fitness for November 13 & 16: Healthier Thinking Habits
How we think affects our experience of events- how we feel and respond. Some habits of thinking trip us up because the thoughts may be ...
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Mental Fitness for November 27 & 30: Stress Management & Self Care
Stressful events happen in our lives and how we respond makes a difference in how stressed we actually feel. In this workshop, learn to ...
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Human Resources/Payroll

Health Coaching
Are you interested in improving your overall health, eliminating health risks and benefiting from the support and guidance of a lifestyle ...
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MO Deferred Comp Seminar to be held on campus November 15, 2017.
David Gibson will be on campus leading the seminar entitled, "Completing the Retirement Paycheck Puzzle" in the Union 235 at 11:30 a.m. ...
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MetLife Retirewise program
We're so pleased to bring you the MetLife Retirewise program. ...
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MO Deferred Comp representative David Gibson will be on campus November 15th.
David Gibson will be leading a seminar on campus Nov. 15th at 11:30 in the Union room 235 entitled "Can you solve the retirement puzzle?" ...
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MO Deferred Comp representative David Gibson will be on campus November 15th.
David Gibson will be leading a seminar on campus Nov. 15th at 11:30 in the Union room 235 entitled "Can you solve the retirement puzzle?" ...
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All benefit eligible employees-- Educational Development requests for SPRING can be submitted.
All benefit eligible employees can NOW submit Educational Development requests for SPRING. Please go to your MYCENTRAL and submit by ...
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All benefit eligible employees-- Educational Development requests for SPRING can be submitted.
All benefit eligible employees can NOW submit Educational Development requests for SPRING. Please go to your MYCENTRAL and submit by ...
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All benefit eligible employees-- Educational Development requests for SPRING can be submitted.
All benefit eligible employees can NOW submit Educational Development requests for SPRING. Please go to your MYCENTRAL and submit by ...
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Murdock Banner Financial rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thursday, November 16th.
Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner will be here for appointments Thurs., Nov. 16th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. If you would like to see him please ...
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Murdock Banner Financial rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thursday, November 16th.
Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner will be here for appointments Thurs., Nov. 16th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. If you would like to see him please ...
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Murdock Banner Financial rep Chad Appleton will be on our campus Thursday, November 16th.
Chad Appleton with Murdock Banner will be here for appointments Thurs., Nov. 16th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. If you would like to see him please ...
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Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on our campus Thursday, November 16th.
Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thurs., Nov. 16th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on our campus Thursday, November 16th.
Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thurs., Nov. 16th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Alan Brandt with Edward Jones will be on our campus Thursday, November 16th.
Edward Jones rep Alan Brandt will be on campus Thurs., Nov. 16th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. For an appointment with him, please call ext. 4255 or ...
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Employee Time Sheet Deadline Thursday 11-16-17
November 1st to 15th time sheet will have a one day deadline for employees to enter and submit by Thursday, November 16th at 11:59 PM. ...
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Employee Time Sheet Deadline Thursday 11-16-17
November 1st to 15th time sheet will have a one day deadline for employees to enter and submit by Thursday, November 16th at 11:59 PM. ...
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Take Advantage of Special Employee Discounts
Take advantage of employee discounts by checking out the Human Resources page. Some of the discounts are related to cell phones, ...
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Take Advantage of Special Employee Discounts
Take advantage of employee discounts by checking out the Human Resources page. Some of the discounts are related to cell phones, ...
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Crisis Leave Pool Donations now being accepted.
Only accrued VACATION time may be donated to the Crisis Leave Pool. The deadline to donate is December 10th. To donate, please use the ...
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Crisis Leave Pool Donations now being accepted.
Only accrued VACATION time may be donated to the Crisis Leave Pool. The deadline to donate is December 10th. To donate, please use the ...
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KMOS-TV

Best of the Best
On this episode of Missouri Life, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories from season 3. Spark your spirit of discovery and ...
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Missouri Life Review on KMOS
On this episode of Missouri Life, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories from season 3. Spark your spirit of discovery and ...
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The Journey Across America
Two friends haunted by combat experiences embark on a 2,700-mile trek on foot across America. Watch POV - Almost Sunrise tonight at 9 p.m. ...
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My Fathers Choice
Lupita Nyong'o, Carmelo Anthony and Ana Navarro investigate the political choices of their fathers, discovering sometimes unexpected ...
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Months in Space
Follow astronaut Scott Kelly's record-breaking 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA charts ...
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Best of the Best
On this episode of Missouri Life, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories from season 3. Spark your spirit of discovery and ...
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Keeping Up Appearances on KMOS
Hyacinth is appalled when she sees a strange man next door at Liz's who has obviously spent the night there! What will such behavior do to ...
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Explosive Moment in Theatrical History
See Paula Vogel's Tony Award winner inspired by the true story of the controversial 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's God of Vengeance. ...
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News and Events

President and Mrs. Ambrose to Host Annual Holiday Open House
University of Central Missouri President Chuck and Mrs. Kris Ambrose will host their annual holiday open house Saturday, Dec. 2, at the ...
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Professional Grounds Management Society Honors UCM for Second Consecutive Year
The pride and care the University of Central Missouri's grounds maintenance crew puts into creating a beautiful campus has led to national ...
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Professional Grounds Management Society Honors UCM for Second Consecutive Year
The pride and care the University of Central Missouri's grounds maintenance crew puts into creating a beautiful campus has led to national ...
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Professional Grounds Management Society Honors UCM for Second Consecutive Year
The pride and care the University of Central Missouri's grounds maintenance crew puts into creating a beautiful campus has led to national ...
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It's On Us Engages Students in Finding Solutions to End Sexual Violence
A group of University of Central Missouri students are putting engaged learning into practice as they respond to a nationwide call for ...
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It's On Us Engages Students in Finding Solutions to End Sexual Violence
A group of University of Central Missouri students are putting engaged learning into practice as they respond to a nationwide call for ...
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It's On Us Engages Students in Finding Solutions to End Sexual Violence
A group of University of Central Missouri students are putting engaged learning into practice as they respond to a nationwide call for ...
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Groundbreaking Agreement Among Health Care Providers, Insurer, University Leverages Resources to Stabilize Cost, Offer Quality Care
A groundbreaking agreement was signed today among the University of Central Missouri (UCM), Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC), Saint ...
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Groundbreaking Agreement Among Health Care Providers, Insurer, University Leverages Resources to Stabilize Cost, Offer Quality Care
A groundbreaking agreement was signed today among the University of Central Missouri (UCM), Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC), Saint ...
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Groundbreaking Agreement Among Health Care Providers, Insurer, University Leverages Resources to Stabilize Cost, Offer Quality Care
A groundbreaking agreement was signed today among the University of Central Missouri (UCM), Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC), Saint ...
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Newsletters

Honorably Speaking
The Honors College is pleased to announce that the fourth 2017-2018 issue of our electronic student newsletter, "Honorably Speaking", is now ...
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Office of Technology

Upgrade your Microsoft Office Suite to 2016
If you are still using Microsoft Office 2010 on your UCM machine, you'll need to upgrade soon. Microsoft Office 2010 is nearing ...
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Upgrade your Microsoft Office Suite to 2016
If you are still using Microsoft Office 2010 on your UCM machine, you'll need to upgrade soon. Microsoft Office 2010 is nearing ...
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Upgrade your Microsoft Office Suite to 2016
If you are still using Microsoft Office 2010 on your UCM machine, you'll need to upgrade soon. Microsoft Office 2010 is nearing ...
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Microsoft Office Help Menus
Remember, if you need to find specific instructions for how to accomplish a task within a Microsoft Office product, the best place to start ...
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Microsoft Office Help Menus
Remember, if you need to find specific instructions for how to accomplish a task within a Microsoft Office product, the best place to start ...
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MyCentral Maintenance Scheduled for Sunday, November 19
Office of Technology staff members will be working this weekend to perform necessary maintenance. Systems such as MyCentral, Banner INB, ...
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Google Drive Announcement
Recently, Google announced the depreciation of an application that allowed users to synchronize files and documents between their on-line ...
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Policy Development Open Campus Review

Notice of Proposed Policy:
The proposed "Animals on Campus Policy" and accompanying Policy Development Impact Statement is available on the Policy Library website at ...
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Notice of Proposed Policy:
The proposed "Animals on Campus Policy" and accompanying Policy Development Impact Statement is available on the Policy Library website at ...
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Staff Council

November Staff Council Meeting - Today!
The Staff Council will meet TODAY, November 14, in the UCM Chapel Undercroft from 2-3:30 p.m. All UCM staff are invited and encouraged to ...
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Student Activities

Participate in UCM's Santa Letter Program!
Are you or a student organization you advise interested in answering Santa Letters from local 1st and 2nd Graders? If so, please fill out ...
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You Are Invited

Retirement Reception for Laura Miller
The Registrar's Office will be hosting a retirement reception in honor of Laura Miller, System Coordinator. Please join us as we celebrate ...
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Night at the Opera - Falstaff
Come join the school of music for a screening of the Metropolitan Opera's 2013 production of Giuseppe Verdi's hilarious opera "Falstaff" ...
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Night at the Opera - Falstaff
Come join the school of music for a screening of the Metropolitan Opera's 2013 production of Giuseppe Verdi's hilarious opera "Falstaff" ...
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2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. DAY of SERVICE
Join us this year for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. ...
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Holiday Open House
You are invited to the annual UCM Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Achauer House, 314 S. Holden. ...
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Holiday Open House
You are invited to the annual UCM Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Achauer House, 314 S. Holden. ...
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Holiday Open House
You are invited to the annual UCM Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Achauer House, 314 S. Holden. ...
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