Category: News

Student group ready to roar again

The Roaring Red started at UCM 11 years ago but this once-raucous student group has dwindled over the past couple years. One UCM student is determined to bring the group back and make it better than ever. The Roaring Red is a student organization created to support the school’s athletic teams by coming to sporting… Read more »

Student advisors move to new advising center

The open option teaching assistants and the academic resource coaches were melded into one position and are now known as academic success coaches at UCM. Their offices are located in the new Success Advising Center in the lower level of the Elliott Student Union. Previously, the open option teaching assistants were in the Gateway Center… Read more »

Family Weekend Talent Show features many different skills

The Family Weekend Talent Show was last Saturday, ending the activities of Family Weekend. There were 12 performances judged by Roger Best, interim president; Keondrin McClish, UCM alumna; Jim Gulbranson, graduate student in the college student personnel administration program; and Isabel Anderson, sophomore events, marketing and management major. Zach Moore, junior criminal justice major, received… Read more »

UCM Family Weekend: A weekend to remember

Name a kind of cheese. Name something that scares the average person. Name the most annoying thing drivers do on the road. Not only did competing families learn the most popular answers to these and other questions, they learned a little bit about each other. Family Weekend kicked off with a game of Family Feud… Read more »

Careers in Government Day

UCM Career Services is hosting the Careers in Government Day Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. in Union 237 A and B. Employers such as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the FBI and the Missouri Department of Social Services will be in attendance, as well as smaller local agencies for students interested in networking… Read more »

Women’s right to vote lecture Sept. 19

UCM will be hosting Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer and Ohio State University professor emerita Susan Hartmann to present her lecture “What Women Had to Do to Win the Vote” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Union 236. Hartmann’s lecture is presented in part by Missouri Humanities Council, American Democracy Project and the UCM History… Read more »

Financing in place, Union renovation proceeds

After a few years of planning, construction is close to beginning on the renovations to the Elliott Student Union. The Elliott Student Union Master Plan Phase I Project includes the addition of a 300-seat auditorium, revisions to the south entrance facing Clark Street and modifications to Steak ‘n Shake and the Union Bowling Center. In… Read more »

Professor fondly remembered

A celebration of life service was held in the Twomey Auditorium Saturday, Sept. 8 for former history professor Alfred Eugene Twomey. He was recognized by many of the students he taught and colleagues with whom he worked for his highly personalized teaching style and air of cynicism, which earned him an extra measure of respect…. Read more »

Study Abroad Fair aims to broaden horizons

Students interested in studying abroad were able to learn more during the Study Abroad Fair held Sept. 6 in the Elliott Student Union. Representatives from different departments, programs and universities were available to field questions, give pointers and hand out materials. Vicki Orcutt, director of academic outreach for extended studies, said that studying abroad is… Read more »