Category: UCM News

UCM college provides experience and opportunity to students

The Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies stresses hands-on, real-world experiences. Whether through emphasis on internships or immersive class experiences, the faculty want students to be prepared to enter the workforce with an understanding of their desired field. One way the public relations discipline fosters this growth is through the Intern Spotlight feature on… Read more »

Muleskinner Minutes

This week on campus, the SOCK-tober sock drive continues, Karaoke Night, Nightmare on South Holden Street, the Halloween 5k Glow run/walk, and more. Katlin Younts goes through what’s happening on this week’s edition of Muleskinner Minutes.

UCM Board of Governors to meet Oct. 23 and 24 on campus

The University of Central Missouri’s Board of Governors Committees will meet Thursday in the Elliott Student Union on the main UCM campus. The three committee meetings are open and will be conducted in Union 237A. The Student Engagement & University Advancement committee will meet at 9 a.m., The Academic Affairs committee will meet a 10:15… Read more »

Acquisition librarian retires from UCM

Faculty at the James C. Kirkpatrick Library said goodbye to acquisition librarian Karla Massia as she starts a new life in retirement after nearly two decades in the library. Massia started at the University of Central Missouri in fall 2001 as a graduate assistant at the reference desk. She came to the university to pursue… Read more »

The magic of the moment: Magician comes to campus

by Kylie Teem Jay Mattioli, magician and former contestant on “America’s Got Talent”, is used to doing things out of the ordinary. Mattioli performed Thursday night at Hendricks Hall at the University of Central Missouri. He combined hilarious dance moves, great jokes and astounding magic into one unforgettable show. Themed music accompanied each act and… Read more »

RAD programs teach valuable skills

For two decades, the Rape Aggression Defense and Resisting Aggression with Defense programs have helped people learn valuable defense skills. The programs, sponsored by the University of Central Missouri’s Department of Public Safety, teach techniques for de-escalating situations and defensive maneuvers. The UCM program is part of a national program founded in 1989. It has… Read more »

Muleskinner Minutes

This week on campus is the SOCK-tober sock drive, information about living off campus, Monster Mash at the Union, the RAD program for men, and more. Michael Moana describes what’s happening on this week’s edition of Muleskinner Minutes.

Talking Mules bring home dozens of awards from season opener in Bolivar

The Talking Mules Speech and Debate Team opened its season over the weekend at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, competing against 17 other colleges and universities from Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Included in the 24 team and individual awards the Talking Mules earned were were first place in Overall Sweepstakes and being… Read more »