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UCM Board of Governors Approves Construction of Roger Denker Wrestling Facility

March 30, 2022

WARRENSBURG, MO — The University of Central Missouri Board of Governors approved the construction of the new Roger Denker Wrestling Facility at the UCM Multipurpose Building, it was announced Wednesday, March 30.

The board, in its December 10, 2021, meeting, approved naming this state-of-the-art area the "Roger Denker Wrestling Facility," which benefits from substantial gifts from two former UCM wrestlers, Dan Power and Gary Ervin, who competed under Coach Roger Denker's tutelage. The facility will be in memory of Denker, honoring the former coach for his leadership in transforming the lives of UCM wrestlers.

Read full news release (3.30.22)


‘Match Madness’ Generates Support for UCM Student-Athletes

By Jeff Murphy, March 25, 2022

Olivia Olson, a kinesiology major at the University of Central Missouri, interviews Caitlin Peterson, the new head coach of Jennies Volleyball. 

WARRENSBURG, MO – The University of Central Missouri held its first-ever “Match Madness” day of giving March 22 to raise funds for UCM Athletics. Mules and Jennies sports teams faced off in a friendly competition for a share of the matching gift donated by generous alumni and friends. The Mulekickers, UCM’s dance squad, had an early lead heading into the challenge and finished in the Top 3, garnering $1,000 of the $7,000 matching gift. Jennies Volleyball came in second, securing $2,000, and Jennies Softball took away the lion’s share as the Match Madness Champion, with $4,000 going to support their team.

Read full news release (3.25.22)


2022 News

CASE District VI ‘Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging in Advancement Work' Panel Includes Input from UCM President, Coordination from Staff (6.29.22)

UCM Theatre and Dance Presents Scholarships and Awards, Announces 2022-23 Performance Schedule (5.26.22)

UCM Alumnus Executive Produces Marvel Studios’ Six-Part ‘Moon Knight’ Series (4.29.22)

Reggie Jackson to be Keynote Speaker at UCM's First Pitch Event (4.1.22)

$1M Alumnus Gift to Benefit UCM’s College of Education (1.10.22) 


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