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Obama to visit Warrensburg next week

(WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — President Obama will visit Warrensburg Wednesday, White House officials announced today. The visit will focus on the economy, but officials released no other details. More information will be available closer to the visit, according to Jeff Murphy, assistant director of media relations at UCM. The visit will be his first to the… Read more »

State officially recognizes Innovation Campus

By NICOLE COOKE (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Gov. Jay Nixon signed Senate Bill 381 into law Thursday morning during a press conference at the University of Central Missouri, which formalizes the Missouri Innovation Campus initiative. The MIC initiative is a way to reduce student debt and the time it takes to earn a college degree… Read more »

Gov. Nixon will visit UCM about Missouri Innovation Campus

By NICOLE COOKE (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will be at the University of Central Missouri Thursday morning to speak about the Missouri Innovation Campus. The press conference will begin at 11:15 a.m. in Elliott Union 237B. Nixon will be making remarks about the MIC, as well as signing Senate Bill No…. Read more »

UCM charter school may not reopen this fall

By NICOLE COOKE (digitalBURG) – A Kansas City charter school sponsored by the University of Central Missouri is in danger of losing its charter in a few weeks. Gordon Parks Elementary opened in 1999 and UCM has been the school’s sponsor since the beginning, but that 13-year run could be over after a hearing July… Read more »

Students make the most of summer in the Burg

By NICOLE COOKE (digitalBURG) – Summer is when Warrensburg dips in population with the mass exodus of students heading home. It’s a time for ice cream, swimming, sleeping in and weekends at the lake. A few students have decided to add working and living in Warrensburg to that list. Although Warrensburg may not be the… Read more »