Event Calendar Highlights


School of Aviation sepia 

 

Celebrate 50 years of aviation excellence with UCM's School of Aviation on Oct. 25-26, 2019. Enjoy a social at Fitter's, a pancake breakfast, a Fly-In Drive-In show with vintage cars and an alumni flying competition, a Mules Football game and more! The Aviation Fundraising Banquet on Saturday night will raise money for a much-needed aviation center at Max B. Skyhaven Airport. 

 
 

 


 

COE centennial email header 

 

UCM's College of Education is celebrating its 100th anniversary this academic year and inviting the community to a Centennial Celebration on Oct. 25–26, 2019. Events include a Legacy Alumni Dinner on Friday night and educator recognition at the Mules football game on Saturday. Celebrate the impact education has had on your life and the legacy of educators — past, present and future!

 
 

 


 

Mule Nation

Jefferson City Capitol

MuleNation in Capital City
4–7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019
Capitol Building, Jefferson City, MO

The UCM Alumni Foundation has arranged a VIP tour of the Missouri Capitol, led by state legislators Sen. Denny Hoskins and Rep. Dan Houx. Please join your fellow alumni and friends for the tour, followed immediately by a reception with complimentary wine and appetizers at BarVino.

reg now lighter blue

 


PREVIOUS Events


DA Distinguished Alumni 

This year the UCM Alumni Foundation honors four of the university's best and brightest! 

Distinguished Alumni Dinner
5:30–9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
Sandra Temple Elliott Ballroom, Student Union 240

 


 

Nursing header 

UCM's School of Nursing invites alumni and friends to a 60th anniversary celebration during Homecoming weekend Oct. 11-12, 2019. There will be a reception at the state-of-the-art simulation lab in Lee's Summit on Friday night, followed by activities surrounding the parade and the big game on Saturday.

 
 

 


 

A Celebration of MuleNation - UCM Homecoming 

UCM is proud to announce its Homecoming 2019 theme: A Celebration of MuleNation! This is a celebration of all students, faculty, alumni and friends who make up the UCM community. No matter where you go, you are always a part of MuleNation. Come back to Warrensburg to reunite and reconnect at Homecoming 2019!

Learn More Button
 
 

 


 

50 Year Reunion 2019 

 

Calling UCM's Class of 1969! It's time to celebrate your 50-Year Reunion October 3-4, 2019. This will be an event to remember! Learn more.

 


 

Heroes Awning Mule Mixer 

 

Mule Mixer at Heroes
4–6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019
107 W. Pine St., Warrensburg

Join alumni and members of the community downtown Warrensburg for a fun social event at Heroes Restaurant and Pub. There will be a rock-paper-scissors tournament at 5 p.m. If you'd like to participate, sign up when you arrive at 4 p.m. or preregister at events@ucmo.edu. There will be food and drink deals for all!

 


 

Nance Lecture  

Annual Nance Lecture: 2 p.m. Sept. 23, 2019

Elliott Student Union, Kitterman Room, 237A

The University of Central Missouri houses the largest collection of traditional Middle Eastern cultural artifacts in North America, entrusted by the late Dr. Paul Nance and Colleen Nance. The annual Nance Lecture, titled "Ancient Frankincense Routes of Arabia: Archaeology of the Medieval Port City of Al Baleed," will be presented this year by Dr. Krista Lewis, chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. A student-hosted reception will follow.

The lecture is sponsored by UCM's anthropology program and the McClure Archives and University Museum, located in the James C. Kirkpatrick Library.  

 


 

Patriot Day 2019 

 

Faculty, students, alumni and members of the community are invited to gather near the flagpole on the UCM quadrangle at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. The annual Patriot Day ceremony honors those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Col. Charles D. Hausman, ’91 and ’93, who currently serves as Director of Aviation and Safety for the Missouri National Guard, will be the keynote speaker.

 


 

Emeriti Dinner Header 

 

University of Central Missouri President Roger Best and First Lady Robin Best invite the campus community to a celebration of UCM's newest emeriti as well as the previous retirees whose service and involvement continue to impact students' lives.

2019 UCM Emeriti Dinner
5 p.m. Tuesday, August 27
Sandra Temple Elliott Ballroom

 
 

 


 

 

MuleBall Masters
Golf Fundraiser Supporting
UCM Men's Basketball

Support Mules Basketball at the annual MuleBall Masters golf tournament Friday, Aug. 23. The event kicks off with a pairings party/social on the patio of Traditions Restaurant at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22. To learn about ways to support Mules Basketball without playing in the tournament, please email karleskint@ucmo.edu.  

 

 


 

2019 Athletics Auction 

Support our Mules and Jennies at the 19th annual UCM Athletics auction and dinner!

2019 Celebrating Central Missouri Athletics Auction
Multipurpose Building, 500 S. Washington St., Warrensburg
Friday, Aug. 9: 6:30–8 p.m. Buffet Dinner
Thursday, Aug. 8: 6–8 p.m. Auction Preview and Preregistration
Friday, Aug. 9: 5:30–7:30 p.m. Silent Auction, 7:45–10 p.m. Live Auction  
 

 
 

 


 

Kansas City Chapter KC 

Join MuleNation alumni and friends for spectacular sunset views of the city’s favorite landmarks, a visit with UCM President Roger Best, light appetizers, drinks and live music by a local band with strong UCM ties.

MuleNation Rocks the Rooftop
7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1
Three Points, 1511 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City

3 points kansas city

 

View photos from this event on Facebook!

 

 


 

Presidents Lawn Header 

The 2019 President's Lawn Concert was on Monday, July 29, in Selmo Park! This free community event is an annual tradition featuring music from the Warrensburg Community Band under the direction of Professor Emeritus Russell Coleman. The President's Lawn Concert started with an ice cream social at 6 p.m., followed by music at 7 p.m.

 


 

MuleNation STL chapter logo 

UCM alumni and friends gathered to watch the Cardinals take on the Houston Astros! 

Saturday, July 27
Budweiser Brew House: 4 p.m.
Game time: 6:15 p.m.

Registration included access to a private rooftop grotto at Budweiser Brew House, appetizers and admission to standing-room viewing areas inside Busch Stadium. 

STL Brew House Small

 

 


 

College of Ed

The UCM College of Education kicked off its centennial celebration with education professionals and others whose life have been touched by an outstanding educator at a golf tournament on July 26 at Pertle Springs.

View photos from this event on Facebook!

 


 

Old Barneys crop

Friends, family and the smartest people we know attended a MuleNation summer gathering and UCM trivia night at Old Barney's (112 Hout St. in Warrensburg) July 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. and tested their UCM knowledge for a chance to win some great prizes. Trivia began at 4:30 p.m., and each table made up a team. New and prospective students were encouraged to attend and learn about UCM's history. Congratulations to our winners, "The Legacy Family"

 


 

Construction Management
UCM Construction Management alumni and friends enjoyed the annual UCM Construction Management Golf Tournament on Friday, June 7, at Stone Canyon Golf Course in Blue Springs, Missouri. 

Construction Management

 

 

 


 

Dallas Chapter 

MuleNation Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter gathered on Saturday, June 1, to watch the Frisco RoughRiders take on the Corpus Christi Hooks at Dr. Pepper Ballpark! Tailgate began at 5 p.m. 

 
 

 


 

Knob Hill Barn Evite 

UCM School of Visual and Performing Arts Choral Gala:

The World Beloved, a Bluegrass Mass

Dinner catered by UCM students of Chef Karen Breshears

UCM Choral Concert directed by Dr. Adam Zrust

After-Concert Party with music from Luehrman & Check

 

 

 


asa19



MuleNation Home Chapter kickoff party was an exceptional meet and mingle with fellow alumni, community members and University of Central Missouri President Roger Best and Ms. Robin Best. Thank you to Muddy Creek BBQ for providing dinner! We hope to see all attendees sporting their brand-new T-shirt designed by Kansas City's own Charlie Hustle around town. Tickets were $20 each.

MuleNation Home Chapter Alumni and Friends Rally, 5 p.m. Thursday, April 25

Milestones Barn, 380 NW 13 Highway, Warrensburg

 

View photos from this event on Facebook!

 

 


 

Mock Trial banner text

The UCM Mock Trial team performed a live-action courtroom drama facing off against UMKC, and won!

You can support Mock Trial with a charitable gift at ucmfoundation.org/givetomocktrial.  

 


 

  

A MAJOR LEAGUE EVENT!

Houston Mule Nation

  

UCM alumnus and Houston Astros owner Jim Crane invited us to the annual Houston Winter Invitational in support of Mules Baseball. Alumni and friends gathered at Minute Maid's Insperity Club at noon on Saturday, Feb. 2, for lunch and drinks before the Mules took the field.

 

View Photos From This Event on Facebook!

 

 

 

 


 

First Pitch Banquet photo

View Photos From This Event on Facebook.

MAKE a gift to Mules Baseball and join us again Jan. 18, 2020!

 


 

 Alumni Event

January 12, 2019

 The UCM Alumni Foundation and Dr. Roger Best, UCM's 16th president, and his wife, Robin, invited alumni and friends in Denver, CO to ring in the new year and celebrate MuleNation!

6 p.m. January 12, 2019
Free (includes dinner and an open bar)
ViewHouse Eatery, Bar and Rooftop — Ballpark location
2015 Market St., Denver, CO 80205
 

 


 

Make a Difference

Join our community of more than 100,000 alumni and be a powerful force benefiting the University of Central Missouri. Your gifts support scholarships, academic programs, faculty development, research projects, facilities and equipment upgrades.

$672

is often the outstanding tuition needed for students to complete their degrees.

Make a Gift

$1.4 Million

from the Alumni Foundation endowment will support student success at UCM in FY18.

Learn More

Share Your Expertise

More and more alumni are volunteering time on campus to support student success!

Volunteer Now

Make a Gift Today

Join the Conversation

Share a story, submit a Class Note and 
connect with UCM alumni on these channels:

Contact Us

University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation
PO Box 800, Smiser Alumni Center
Warrensburg, MO 64093

Phone: 660-543-8000 | Fax: 660-543-4705 | alumni@ucmo.edu

About the Alumni Foundation | UCM Home | Policies | © 2015