Category: Community

Freedom scholarship dinner brings community together

The university is scheduled to host the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Scholarship dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Elliott Student Union Ballroom. The keynote speaker is UCM alumnus Robert N. Page, former executive director for equity and inclusion at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City. The dinner is a part of… Read more »

Worship service remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

The UCM Alumni Memorial Chapel will fill with song and praise next week to remember Martin Luther King Jr. The Warrensburg MLK Committee will host the church service at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Chapel. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Ed Wirthwein, chair of the MLK committee, said the service usually has 100… Read more »

Moving forward together through community service

A member of the community and a Warrensburg High School senior received community service awards Wednesday for helping the community in various ways. The awards were given to Kaylee Henry, a WHS senior, and Shirley Briscoe, a volunteer coordinator for Manna Harvest at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, during the MLK Community Service Awards Luncheon… Read more »

Source of explosive sound remains a mystery

Reports of a large explosion in the Warrensburg area rolled in Thursday evening, but the cause remains unknown following police investigations. The Johnson County, Missouri, E-911 and Johnson County Emergency Management Agency received multiple reports of an explosion in the Warrensburg area, according to a news release. Johnson County Central Dispatch sent police to the… Read more »

UCM professor opposes transgender issue

A women, gender and sexuality program professor at UCM has some ideas for how people can become better allies in the face of potential Trump administration changes that would narrow the definition of gender. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is considering changing the Title IX law to define sex as either male… Read more »

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