Category: Community

UCM professor opposes transgender issue

A women, gender and sexuality program professor at UCM has some ideas for how people can become better allies in the face of potential Trump administration changes that would narrow the definition of gender. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is considering changing the Title IX law to define sex as either male… Read more »

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Student mobilization efforts leading up to midterm elections

Political rallies throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area in the final days leading to the midterm election have helped energize and mobilize political candidates on both sides of the political spectrum. Candidates from each of the two main political parties, Republican and Democrat, spoke of solidarity and uniting around common legislative priorities and values.  … Read more »

Dual Credit Scholarship gets students ahead of the game

The Warrensburg Schools Foundation recently announced the winners for the Dual Credit Scholarship. The winners were awarded the scholarship on Sept 14. The students awarded were Brook Barker, Gracie Brant, Kalissa Castanedo, Nolan Chapman, Jimmy Le, Kaylee Russell, Richard Saettone, Gabrielle Shull and Russell Sproat. Judy Long, executive director of the Warrensburg Schools Foundation, said… Read more »

4,000 band members come to campus for Festival of Champions

Some 4,000 high school band students from Missouri and Kansas, representing 32 bands, descended on the UCM campus Saturday for the 38th annual Festival of Champions. This 14-hour event featured field competition, indoor drumline competition and indoor guard competition. Anthony Pursell, director of bands at UCM, said the festival serves as a recruitment event for… Read more »

A look back in time at University High

UCM’s history of teaching the next generation of educators stretches back to when it was founded in 1871 as Normal School Number Two. To fulfill its goal of educating the next generation of teachers, the UCM campus housed two laboratory schools to train aspiring teachers. In addition, elementary and high school students passed through the… Read more »