Category: News

Muleskinner honored at MCMA

The Muleskinner had an impressive showing at the Missouri College Media Association conference April 13 on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield. The paper earned first place in divison one and overall in the state. After the Best Overall Newspaper category winners were determined for each of the four newspaper divisions, a judge… Read more »

Comm. disorders grad student honored by MSHA

UCM’s speech-language pathology program features an in-house clinic as well as 100% job placement for graduates and recently had a six-year student recognized as the Missouri Speech-Language and Hearing Association’s Most Outstanding Graduate Student. Madisen Sherman became the fourth UCM student to win the MSHA award. Sherman is from Versailles, Missouri, and has studied in… Read more »

Ambrose accepts SGA excellence award

Former UCM President Charles Ambrose returned to the university Monday to accept the James C. Kirkpatrick Excellence in Governance award given by the Student Government Association. This annual award is presented to an individual who promotes the public interest, practices good governmental procedures and has shown loyalty to the university. Ambrose left UCM August 2018… Read more »

Best lays foundation for milestones at inauguration

Story by Jason Brown/Managing Editor Video by Kaitlin Brothers/News Editor Students, faculty, alumni and members of the community gathered Thursday afternoon in the Multipurpose Building to witness another milestone in the 148-year history of UCM. The 23-year UCM career of Roger J. Best culminated in his installation as the university’s 16th president. The ceremony represented… Read more »

Powell Gardens hosts UCM rock ‘n’ roll dance concert

The UCM Theatre and Dance Department is bringing live music and dance to Powell Gardens with “My Oh My: A Rock-n-Roll Dance Concert.” The show, set for Friday and Saturday, is the work of Ashley Miller- Scully, her team of choreographers, and a live band based in Kansas City. The band, also called “My Oh… Read more »

UCM to present Charno Award

Every year, the University of Central Missouri presents an award to the top male and female student of the graduating class. This is the Charno Award and is scheduled to be presented at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Elliott Student Union, Rooms 234 and 236. Students are first nominated by organizations, faculty and staff and… Read more »

Best to be inaugurated April 18

It’s not every day the university gets a new president. President Roger Best will be installed as the university’s 16th president at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Multipurpose Building. Best replaced Charles Ambrose Aug. 1 after Ambrose took a job as CEO for KnowledgeWorks in Cincinnati, Ohio. Best served as interim president before… Read more »

Tuition and fees to increase fall 2019

The UCM Board of Governors approved a tuition and fee increase to take effect fall 2019. The 5% increase was approved March 15 at the Board of Governors meeting. Tuition is increasing by $12 for on-campus undergraduate students and $15 for on-campus graduate students, according to a news release. Full-time flat student fees are also… Read more »

UCM is going to the dogs

Furry friends with wagging tails will be finding their way to the Elliott Student Union Mall in support of THRIVE. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, students can pet, play with and love on dogs during the event organized by the student-led group Innovative Public Relations. This group worked with the Union Cinema as… Read more »