Category: UCM News

UCM airplane makes emergency landing

By LEAH WANKUM (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – A UCM student pilot and his instructor made a safe emergency landing Friday morning at Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport. The emergency landing occurred at approximately 9:53 a.m. during a routine training flight. Tony Monetti, assistant dean of aviation, said the flight instructor, Paul Youmans, assumed full control… Read more »

UCM’s interior design program earns accreditation

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The department of art and design at the University of Central Missouri has received notification that its interior design program, leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in interior design, has been awarded accreditation by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. The accreditation has been awarded for a period of six years,… Read more »

Former South East Elementary School rededication ceremony set for Aug. 29

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – A committee of Warrensburg residents along with University of Central Missouri employees and alumni are planning a rededication ceremony for the former South East Elementary School at 415 E. Clark St. The event is set for Friday, Aug. 29, and is being coordinated by the South East School Historic Preservation Committee, which is… Read more »

Nixon names new student member of UCM board

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon recently appointed Elizabeth Wood of Adrian, Missouri, as the student representative of the University of Central Missouri board of governors. Wood graduated from Adrian High School in May 2011, and is currently a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in communication studies, with minors in legal studies, public… Read more »

Board authorizes FY 2016 funding requests, retains current officers

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Requests for capital appropriations and state operating appropriations for fiscal year 2016, renewal of the annual software maintenance contract, and the election of board officers were among action items approved by the University of Central Missouri Board of Governors when it recently met on campus. During the meeting June 20, the board… Read more »

Nearly 1,500 students eligible to graduate from UCM this weekend

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The University of Central Missouri will honor nearly 1,500 students during its 2014 spring commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday. Commencement activities begin with a reception for graduate students from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Friday in the Elliott Student Union, followed by the Graduate Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building…. Read more »

Something to Eat campaign assembles food packages

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — Christian Campus House, a student-focused Christian group at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, recently hosted the event Something to Eat, putting together nearly 4,000 packages for people in need. Volunteers at the event, which took place April 21-25, assembled 3,852 packages of 23,112 meals to be sent to places like… Read more »

UCM student named missouri student employee of the year

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.,) – A University of Central Missouri senior marketing major from Kansas City, Mo., was recognized as the Missouri Student Employee of the Year by the Midwest Student Employment Association during a reception April 16 in the UCM Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Kaytlynn Clemons also was recognized as the UCM Student Employee of the Year… Read more »