Category: News

WMMC receives new technology for the Pain Center

The Western Missouri Medical Center Foundation Board purchased a new radio frequency ablation machine for $100,000 to treat patients in the Pain Center, according to a press release. “Thanks to the generous donation of the WMMC Foundation and our donors, we are able to continue offering advanced services here, such as a radio frequency ablation… Read more »

Folk singer Pierce Pettis to perform at UCM

The Office of Student Activities is hosting an outdoor concert Friday to thank UCM staff and faculty who have helped serve the student community. The Office of Student Activities and the Student Recreation and Wellness Center is sponsoring a concert at 7 p.m. to thank UCM employees and community members who have helped serve UCM students… Read more »

Puppies reunite to celebrate $15,000 grant

Old Drum & Friends Animal Shelter was the scene Saturday morning for a reunion of half a dozen dogs for the first time since their adoption. The pet owners brought the dogs they adopted as part of an event the shelter hosted in celebration of a $15,000 grant awarded to the shelter to purchase flea… Read more »

MIAA announces Academic Excellence and Scholar Athlete Award recipients, 18 UCM student-athletes honored

The MIAA announced the winners of their Academic Excellence and Scholar Athlete Awards for student-athletes in spring sport programs, according to a press release. Four student-athletes earned the Academic Excellence Award and 14 were named MIAA Scholar-Athletes. UCM’s Academic Excellence Award recipients were Ian Barnes, men’s golf; Mason Janvrin, baseball; Elizabeth Leath, women’s golf; and Kymmalett… Read more »

WMMC earns heart attack designation

Western Missouri Medical Center recently was awarded a special heart attack designation. The hospital was named a level three ST-elevation myocardial infarction, or STEMI Center, according to a press release. With this designation, WMMC has received its third and final designation of the Missouri Emergency Medical Care Time Critical Diagnosis System: Level three Center for… Read more »

UCM has two named Academic All-District

Mules wrestler Allan Person and Jennies golfer Elizabeth Leath were recently named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic 2017-2018 All-District Teams for the At-Large Division. Person is a junior engineering technology major with a 3.96 GPA. He wrestled at 174 pounds, compiled a 16-10 record this season and went 3-2 at the… Read more »

Ambrose donates $25,000 to spark new fundraising push

UCM recently announced an initiative aimed at raising an additional $1 million in annual scholarships for UCM students. The Gift of Success Campaign will begin July 1 with an official launch in September. The campaign will fund the new unrestricted scholarship Funds for Student Success, according to a news release. President Chuck Ambrose announced this… Read more »