Learn about career training & scholarships at UCM professional training and education open house

Individuals interested in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a Sept. 24 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council (FEC).

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UCM Lee’s Summit summer camps include STEAM Coding, Stories for Justice and College Application Essay

The University of Central Missouri will offer several engaging and educational summer camps during July, ranging from coding to social justice writing, at the Lee’s Summit campus.

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UCM nursing program seeing success with 100 percent placement of graduates

Graduates from the University of Central Missouri School of Nursing are making a positive impact throughout the region by providing quality healthcare in a wide variety of areas. Placement rates for UCM nursing students is 100 percent with graduates well prepared to enter the demanding, yet rewarding field of nursing.

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UCM Lee’s Summit to present STEAM summer camp for kids

The University of Central Missouri Lee’s Summit will present an engaging and educational summer camp focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. STEAM Course is a week-long adventure for students from kindergarten through third grade.

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UCM to host open house events at Missouri Innovation Campus

The University of Central Missouri is partnering with the Full Employment Council (FEC) to help qualifying individuals obtain valuable training for in-demand jobs. Beginning Feb. 26, the FEC will participate in pre-qualifying Open House events in Lee’s Summit to help individuals determine eligibility and apply for scholarships to fund non-semester based certification training as well as some college degree programs.

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Missouri Innovation Campus expanding student opportunities through new programs

Students participating in the Missouri Innovation Campus have more opportunities to earn a bachelor’s degree in a high-wage, in-demand field while significantly reducing the time to graduate. The recognized program, located in the state-of-the-art Lee’s Summit campus, added a bioinformatics program this school year and will launch software engineering next year.

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Reconnecting to college: KC Scholars and KC Degrees provide financial boost and navigation assistance for adult students

In January 2015, Randi Perry’s college experience was unexpectedly cut short when she was seriously injured in an automobile accident while commuting from Independence to the University of Central Missouri (UCM) Warrensburg campus.

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Certificates: A fast track to a rewarding career through the University of Central Missouri

Adults interested in starting a new career in a growing field with a good salary are encouraged to check out the Career Certificate Program, offered through the University of Central Missouri’s (UCM) Lee’s Summit location -- the Missouri Innovation Campus.

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Live Lee’s Summit Town Hall event features open conversation
with R-7 School District

In our continuing efforts to provide public conversations and opportunities for residents to hear directly from local officials, Link 2 Lee’s Summit has planned another live event for it’s weekly Lee’s Summit Town Hall podcast. The next event, slated for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 26 at the Missouri Innovation Campus, will feature a conversation with the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District.

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Missouri Innovation Campus is one of 10 finalists in national educational design competition

The Missouri Innovation Campus was recently named one of 10 finalists in the South by Southwest Learn by Design competition, which recognizes projects and design solutions that enhance physical learning environments for students.

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Summit Technology Academy & LS R-7 Schools invite community to grand opening event for Missouri Innovation Campus

The community is invited to attend a grand opening of the new Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) at 4 p.m. Sept. 5 at 1101 NW Innovation Parkway, Lee’s Summit. The celebration will include a brief program, a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting, tours of the new facility and refreshments.

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