Category: UCM News

Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders a Staple at UCM

The Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders has been a staple on the UCM campus since its inception in 1971, but it’s easy to walk past the center without knowing exactly what they do. Kaitlyn Laughlin, a third semester grad student, said the Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders provides “diagnostics and therapy for individuals across the… Read more »

30-Years Hence: Remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall

by Maddy Harrison UCM History and German student Ian Gilpin created a replica of the Berlin Wall, hosted by the History Club and Phi Alpha Theta to raise awareness of the fall of the wall and the impact it had around the world. Maddy Harrison reports for The Muleskinner.

UCM Communication Disorders Expands Clinic

The Welch-Schmidt Center for Communications Disorders at the University of Central Missouri has expanded and is now working with clients who have Parkinson’s Disease.  A Parkinson Voice Project Grant was awarded in the Spring of 2019 and the expansion started the following fall semester. Bonnie Slavych, speech-language pathologist and assistant professor, said they are trying to… Read more »

Phi Sigma Pi to Host Benefit Concert

Phi Sigma Pi fraternity is hosting a benefit show Nov. 18. at 6 p.m. in Union 240 in support of the Royal Family Kids Camp.  The Royal Family Kids Camp is a camp for abused and neglected children in the foster care system. The camp is one week in June, and kids get a memory… Read more »

Criminal Justice Creates Online Bachelor’s Program

With other course work, jobs and home lives, going to school can be difficult. In order to better help students, the criminal justice program created a completely online bachelor’s program. According to the program website, the School of Public Services created this program “so busy students can finish their degree without sacrificing quality or affordability.”… Read more »

University Foundations Course Going Through Redesign

The University Foundations course for incoming freshmen at the University of Central Missouri is currently undergoing a redesign so Success Coaches from Academic Advising are now a part of the course. Shaunte Montgomery, Title III project manager and director of first year programs, said the redesigning of the course falls under the Title III grant… Read more »

Arcade Magazine is coming back to campus

The recently resurrected Arcade Magazine will open submissions for its 13th issue on Nov. 1. Arcade is a literary publication operated by students and faculty in UCM’s school of English and Philosophy and allows creative writers and visual artists on campus to have their work published. Student editors also gain publishing experience. Previous Arcade contributor… Read more »

Fifth Annual Trading Moon Pow Wow set for Nov. 2

The University of Central Missouri will be sponsoring its fifth annual Trading Moon Pow Wow from noon until 9:30 p.m. Nov. 2 in the lower section of the UCM Student Recreation and Wellness Center.  The Pow Wow is a gathering of several groups who will perform traditional Native American dances.  According to the Center for… Read more »

UCM Physical Education Major Adds New Options

The physical education program at the University of Central Missouri kicked off this semester by introducing two new options: adapted sport and sports and recreation. Kenneth Bias, program coordinator of the physical education program, said both options are extensions of the physical education teacher education program. “Adapted sport is generally for students looking to go… Read more »

UCM Percussion Ensemble to Perform with Special Guest

The University of Central Missouri percussion ensemble will be performing their fall concert Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. in Hart Recital Hall. The concert will feature Tijan Dorwana, a successful gyil maker and musician from Ghana. Alex Smith, assistant professor of percussion, said he has been working with Dorwana since 2012 and brought him to… Read more »