Tag: UCM

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 »