Mules baseball delays start of weekend series

The weekend series between the Mules and Missouri Western has been pushed back one day due to inclement weather in the forecast. The three-game series is now scheduled to begin Saturday and run through Monday. Game one is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Both games two and three have a first pitch scheduled for… Read more »

UCM hosts 43rd annual jazz festival

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Jazz bands from 46 middle and high schools across the state will perform at the 43rd UCM Jazz Festival Saturday. Local schools like Warrensburg and Holden as well as schools from as far away as Marshfield – a town over two hours away – will perform in the festival. Over 500 musicians… Read more »

Volunteer event reaches out to local senior citizens

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Volunteer UCM students sent over 60 Valentine’s Day cards to senior citizens through a recent Stop & Serve event. Kristie Brinkley, assistant director of Student Activities, said over 43 people participated and about 60 cards were made during the event on Thursday, Feb. 1. “We encourage students to take advantage of these… Read more »

African Zumba class coming to Rec Center

The African Student Association is organizing its first African Zumba class, also known as Afro Zumba. The class is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, Room M167A. Afro Zumba is a fitness workout with an African twist led by Rebecca Akano, sophomore and ASA social media coordinator, and Chelsea… Read more »

Student runs new workout class at Rec Center

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – A UCM student recently started her own fitness class at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. India Shaw, a senior community health major, said her #FitLife class offers a mixture of dance, Zumba and abs workouts. Shaw said she started this class because she is majoring in health. She said she also… Read more »

WMMC to host career camp for students

Western Missouri Medical Center will host the second annual Exploring Careers in Healthcare Opportunities Camp July 9-13. The camp is free and will provide exposure through hands-on experience, a behind the scenes look at the Emergency Department, job shadowing and more. This camp is for students who are current high school freshmen through high school… Read more »

Etiquette Dinner set for Tuesday at UCM

Career Services is offering a unique opportunity to prepare students for certain job interviews by teaching a few table manners. The Etiquette Dinner Program is designed to help students understand the fine dining experience from what to eat to how to eat politely. The dinner is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Elliott Student… Read more »

Employers reach out to students at BIG Career Expo

by Madison Preston & Hope Gardner / Reporters The University of Central Missouri hosted the BIG Spring Career Expo Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Multipurpose Building. According to Joni Porter, the event coordinator of the expo, there were approximately 161 employers that came out to speak to students about future career options. “It supports our… Read more »