Author: Katlin Younts


Counseling Center introduces new workshop

The University of Central Missouri Counseling Center has created a free seven-week workshop for students called Unstuck Your Life. Meetings will be 3-4:30 every Wednesday starting this week through Nov. 6 in the Student Wellness and Recreation Center. The workshop was created by psychologist Elizabeth Cassidy and counselor Melissa Fuller from the Counseling Center after… Read more »

UCM adds faculty mentoring component to success advising model

The University of Central Missouri is adding a campuswide faculty mentoring program to engage students beyond the classroom. Ken Schueller, director of Success Advising, said the idea is to customize a faculty mentorship program with each school on campus. Schueller said this provost-initiated program started in January by first meeting with school chairs and program… Read more »

Success Advising Center now hiring student coaches

The Success Advising Center is hiring five undergraduate students to work as academic success coaches. Success coaches are students who help assist other students schedule classes. They also help students study for tests. Ken Schueller, director of Success Advising, said a student must have a 2.7 GPA or above and cannot be on disciplinary probation… Read more »

Recreation Center staff look to expand class hours

The UCM Student Recreation and Wellness Center is a place where students can workout in the gym and participate in many other activities. However, Beth Rutt, director of Student Activities, said the Recreation Center could be utilized a little more. “I think we could have more people taking classes,” Rutt said. “I think if we… Read more »

Chucking shells and cutting corners, Spotlight hosts unique race

The Student Recreation and Wellness Center recently turned into the UCM Speedway as The Spotlight hosted a “Mario Kart”-themed race. Ninety-four people came to race Wednesday, Sept. 19, on a track outlined by cones as The Spotlight members threw dodgeballs at them. In the video game, racers chuck turtle shells at one another. Drawings of… Read more »

Total “Fortnite” Takeover

Hearing the name “Fortnite” probably already has you itching to ditch class and kick back on your couch with a controller in hand. What’s so special about a game that is supposedly a rip-off of the game “Player Unknown BattleGrounds”? Maybe it’s all the cartoonish features that were created so this game could be a… Read more »