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2021 NEWS

UCM Partners with the Career Leadership Collective to Examine Alumni Career Mobility

By Jackie Jackson, August 12, 2021

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WARRENSBURG, MO — The University of Central Missouri has partnered with the Career Leadership Collective, a higher education solutions group, to conduct a national online survey collecting career pathway data from alumni. The National Alumni Career Mobility Survey (NACM) will be open from August 15 through November 15, seeking career satisfaction insights from university alumni who completed their degree in calendar year 2011 or 2016. The data collected by this survey will be used to help UCM better understand the professional pathways of graduates and prepare future alumni for career success.

If you are a member of the class of 2011 or 2016 (either undergraduate or graduate), you should receive the survey via email. Thank you for your participation!

About the Career Leadership Collective

The Career Leadership Collective is a higher education solutions group that provides advisory and data services to assist campuses in building capacity around career development effectiveness. The National Alumni Career Mobility Survey is their signature survey.


UCM Plans Record-Setting Attempt for Largest Ridden Parade of Mules

By Jeff Murphy, October 18, 2021

WARRENSBURG, MO — In a year that recognizes many rich traditions, the University of Central Missouri is going the extra mile to celebrate its longtime mascot. When visitors attend the 2021 Homecoming festivities, they can watch UCM attempt to achieve a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the largest ridden parade of mules.

Read full news release (10.18.21)


Higher Education Advocate Provides $1M Gift for Scholarships at UCM

By Jeff Murphy, October 22, 2021

President Best with Phil Roberts

Independence resident Phillip (Phil) B. Roberts, left,  met recently with University of Central Missouri President Roger Best to discuss a $1 million gift establishing a scholarship in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies.

WARRENSBURG, MO – Although longtime Independence resident Phillip (Phil) B. Roberts only briefly attended the University of Central Missouri, he has never forgotten the impact the institution had on his life. He recently expressed his appreciation for what his higher education experiences have meant to him, and his desire to help students, through a $1 million gift to the UCM Alumni Foundation.

Read full news release (10.22.21)



More 2021 News

UCM Honors 2020-2021 Distinguished Alumni During Homecoming (10.14.21)

KMOS-TV Presents “Mule Tracks: UCM After 150 Years,” New Documentary Airs Homecoming Week (10.6.21)

"Missouri! A Bicentennial Celebration" Documentary Featuring UCM History Professor Jon Taylor Premieres Aug. 12 (7.14.21)

Governor's Budget Includes Increase in Core Funding for UCM (7.1.21)

Graduates of UCM's 150-year Class Honored During Commencement May 7-9 (4.30.21) 

UCM’s 150 Years of Education for Service Honored by Legislators (4.9.21)

2021 President’s Gala April 12 Virtually Showcases Collaboration Between UCM Students, Faculty, Alumni (3.23.21) 

UCM’s 150th Year Includes Historic Campus Tour and Ghost Buildings of the Great Fire (3.22.21)

Alumni Foundation Announces $20 Million Planned Gift, Largest in UCM’s History (3.15.21)

Dr. Dorothy Elizabeth Steward Honored Through Dedication of Music Practice Room (3.10.21)

Providing Real-Life Experience, Student Managed Investment Fund Tops $1 Million (2.26.21)

“We Are UCM: 150 Years of Service” Celebrates Rich Tradition, Raises Funds, Food Donations to Help Others (2.17.21)

‘We Are UCM: 150 Years of Education for Service’ Celebration Begins in February (2.1.21)

Special Events Help UCM Celebrate 150 Years of Education for Service (1.14.21)


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