Category: UCM News

UCM online MBA program among best in the country

U.S. News & World Report ranked UCM’s online Master of Business Administration program among the best in the country in its 2019 list of best online MBA programs released January 14. The Jan. 14 publication examined five categories to create the rankings: engagement, student excellence, expert opinion, faculty credentials and training and student services and… Read more »

ServPro called to remedy humidity problem

Building and facility preparations at UCM hit a bump in the road toward the end of holiday break as students and faculty prepared to return for the spring semester. A UCM facilities worker doing door checks the day after Christmas was met with an abnormally humid environment upon entering the Highlander Theatre lobby, according to… Read more »

UCM professor set to perform In Estonia

The music department at UCM continues to extend its reach around the globe. Jeff Kaiser, assistant professor of music technology and composition, is set to perform in Estonia for the 2019 World Music Days Festival this May. Kaiser was selected to participate in the event, organized by the International Society for Contemporary Music, along with… Read more »

FPO administrative assistant manager surprised with regional award

Have you submitted a work order to Facilities, Planning and Operations? If so, it’s likely that Kim Pitman has seen it. Pitman, an administrative assistant manager for FPO, received the Support Staff Recognition Award from the Upper Midwest Region of the Association of College and University Housing Officers. Pitman acts as a liaison between the… Read more »

Blood collection at UCM trending upward

By Danielle Sachse and Michael Moana More than 14,000 people donated blood at UCM through the Community Blood Center of Kansas City over the past 11 years, which helped save nearly 37,000 lives, according to Student Activities. In that same timespan, 12,266 pints of blood were collected by the Community Blood Center at the University… Read more »

Fashion Business Association hosts vintage fashion show

By Aneliese Peeler and Katlin Younts The Fashion Business Association at UCM recently took the Warrensburg community back in time with a runway show that displayed how fashion has changed throughout the years, from the 1920s to the 1980s. Around 50 people attended the Vintage Vibes Fashion Show in the downstairs ballroom at Players Restaurant… Read more »

List of allies grows through Safe Zone workshops

By Madeline Turner and Nick Distefano Safe Zone is a program that offers participants information about LGBTQIA+ identities and ways to support students by becoming allies. The program is open to all members of the UCM community, including faculty and staff. Candice Moran, a psychologist at the Counseling Center, has facilitated UCM’s Safe Zone workshops… Read more »