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The award-winning UCM Magazine is the official publication for alumni and friends of the University of Central Missouri. Published by the UCM Alumni Foundation, the magazine presents feature stories and news — from faculty research initiatives to student and academic life to alumni accomplishments.


Fall 2020 features:

Teachers in Training Reach Thousands of Quarantined Students on KMOS-TV

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When classes transitioned to an online environment in spring, UCM educators were prepared. The College of Education provided guidance for Missouri's K–12 educators and partnered with the PBS station on campus to serve those without access to remote learning. Three UCM student teachers designed and delivered lessons on the newly created KMOS Classroom. Read Full Story With Videos

UCM Goes to the Movies With 'The Computer Lab' Sci-Fi Film Series

Computer Lab elevatorStudents, faculty and community members collaborated on an award-winning film series, completed last fall. With funding from generous donors, crew members in UCM's Digital Media Production program filmed and edited "The Computer Lab." Read Full Story With Videos 

Alumnus Redirects Airline Catering for Coronavirus Relief  

Project Isaiah boxGreg Hughes, '97, son of UCM Athletic Director Jerry Hughes, found himself in a unique position this spring when the coronavirus started reducing flights as a result of the pandemic. As vice president of business development and operations at Gate Gourmet Inc., he had the resources and infrastructure to fight the food shortage in some of the country's hardest-hit cities. Gate Gourmet partnered with Project Isaiah to get boxed meals that were formerly feeding airline passengers to people in need. Read More

Out of the Ballpark: Alumnus Connects Dodgers Players, Fans From a Distance

Greg TaylorAs executive producer of LAD Productions, Greg Taylor, '85, helped the Dodgers through a season like no other, which culminated in a World Series Championship. When fans were out of the ballpark, his team created a familiar ambiance by piecing together recordings from past games, fan-favorite songs and live organ music that still played in the empty stadium. Read More

2020 Annual Report: Thank You for Keeping UCM Mule Strong

Statue in autumnThe UCM Alumni Foundation gives a big thank you to everyone who supported the university and kept us moving forward throughout a challenging year. With your generosity, we helped students facing financial hardships, supported learning innovative opportunities and secured contracts for airport and stadium improvements. Read More



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Download this PDF of our actual bobblehead Mo, created by a student-led company called "Raise 'MO' Money." Then print and cut him out and take a selfie to share on social media with hashtag #MulePride. If you're going on a trip, Flat Mo the Mule makes an easy travel companion. We'd love to see your photos!

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