Category: UCM News

Some 350 endowed scholarships created at UCM

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Gina Galetti’s college career at UCM was cut short in 1987 when she suffered a brain aneurism and died during her senior year as a public relations major. Her death left her family heartbroken yet motivated to start their own endowed scholarship in Gina’s name to help UCM students like her. So… Read more »

Entertainer teaches audience life lesson through performance

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Spotlight hosted comedian and magician Brian Miller at Hendricks Hall last week Thursday Oct. 12. Brian Miller, a well-known college comedian and magician of 13 years, has been recognized twice by the National Association of College Activities as one of their best performers. While currently touring the nation, he came to the… Read more »

Off-campus safety advisory clarification on gunshots

A mass email was sent to all University of Central Missouri students, faculty and staff by the UCM News Bureau Tuesday morning at 11:22 a.m., alerting them to be cautious in the 300 block area of South Street due to two gun discharging incidents. The email aroused some confusion by noting UCM “has been made… Read more »

UCM Debate Team wins season opener

The UCM Talking Mules Speech and Debate Team won first place in the Overall Sweepstakes Division at their season opener, the Bob R. Derryberry Memorial Tournament hosted by Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri on Oct. 6 and 7. The tournament attracted top regional teams representing Texas, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, according to a… Read more »

Pertle Springs receives $1 million in upgrades

(WARRENSBURG, Mo). – New docks, indoor bathrooms, a newly paved roadway, solar security lighting, sidewalks, an outdoor classroom, trails, bridges and lake cleanings are the scheduled upgrades hitting Pertle Springs in the 2017-2018 school year. With a starting budget of $2 million, the final plans come in at about $1 million and is funded by… Read more »

Spotlight hosts Let’s Talk on Domestic Violence

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The University of Central Missouri’s Spotlight hosted a Let’s Talk event Tuesday, Oct. 5, to discuss the warning signs and solutions for domestic violence.   This was the third Let’s Talk event of the semester. More than 10 students joined the discussion in the middle of the Elliott Student Union at Café Rouge…. Read more »

Court of Appeals returns to UCM

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Missouri Court of Appeals will be convening at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the Union Ballrooms at the University of Central Missouri. The court will hold a three-judge panel consisting of Chief Judge Mark D. Pfeiffer, Judge Gary D. Witt and Judge Edward R. Ardini Jr. The judges will hear… Read more »

LGBTQIA group now available at counseling center

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The University of Central Missouri’s counseling center offers a LGBTQIA group for students to explore life challenges. The counseling center is a safe place on campus where students can go to express concerns that may be affecting their lives. The LGBTQIA group will present an opportunity for lesbian, gay, bi, trans, pan,… Read more »