2020 Archives

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Campus aerial view

Family Weekend Events Canceled

Joshua Nickell

Nickell Takes Over as PTA Director

Football players prepare for COVID-19 testing

CMU Changes Safeguard Student Health


Rhonda Senor

Senor Becomes New Billing Specialist

Brooke Leeper and Jessica Parsons

Pair Awarded Gulstad Transfer Scholarships

Homecoming parade float

COVID-19 Forces Cancelation of Homecoming

Savannah Schaefer

Schaefer Returns as Events Coordinator

Cybersecurity is the latest program available to CMU students.

Central Adds Cybersecurity Degree

Move-In Day

Students May Drop Off Belongings Earlier This Fall

Decoding, watercolor and acrylic by Richard Dutton

Gallery to Open with The Old and The New

Janice Perkins

Perkins Hired as Document Coordinator

Mackenzie Wells

Wells Joins Enrollment Management Staff


Central Methodist graduation lineup

Graduation Outdoors September 13

CMU campus in autumn

CMU Going Online After Thanksgiving Break

CMU campus in spring

Spring 2020 Dean's List Released

Spring graduation to be held in September

Graduation to Be Held in September

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Learn To Do Good; Seek Justice; Correct Oppression

Holt Hall in spring

Campus Tours Return with New Protocols


Tanya Huff with scholarship award

Huff Awarded Gulstad Achievement Scholarship

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Central Methodist Back This Fall With COVID-19 Testing

Fine Arts awards ceremony on Zoom

Students Recognized with Fine Arts Awards

2020 Inscape cover

New Inscape Released Online

Sensory Pathway example

Musil Scores Approval on Grant Proposal

Occupational Therapy Assistants at Central

Degree Added for OTA Professionals


CMU President Roger Drake

President Expresses Confidence About Fall Classes

Exterior photo of Cupples Hall, covered in ivy, taken from the southwest. -- courtesy of the CMU JSTOR Open Community Collection

CMU Archives Going Digital With JSTOR

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University Extends Pass/Fail Grading Option

Hank Steinbrenner

CMU Mourns Loss Of Alumnus Hank Steinbrenner

Graduation postponed

Graduation Ceremony Postponed

Caryn Jackson Jeffries

Jeffries Begins Work as CGES Admissions Rep.


Donated PPE from Central Methodist

CMU Donates Unused PPE to Hometown Homecare

Marnie Ritter

Ritter Joins Admissions Staff

Digital U at CMU

CMU Has Smooth Transition Moving Classes Online

Stasia Sherman

New Director of Alumni Engagement Begins Job

Brannock Hall

Angela Cloughly Joins Business Office

Digital U - classes delivered online

Central Methodist Moves To Online Coursework

Central Methodist University rodeo team at first competition

Rodeo Team Participates in One Last Meet

Central Methodist Fayette campus

Spring Break Week Is on the Way

Dr. Paul and Lisa Schoephoerster view art by Clementine Hunter

Clementine Hunter Art Highlights Ashby-Hodge Exhibit

Timber Hawkeye's Buddhist Boot Camp

CANCELED: Timber Hawkeye to Speak March 30

CMU DECA team at State competition

DECA Team Makes 'Statement' at First Event

Vanessa Miner, '92, and the Fayette choir

Music Fest Results Released

CMU Nursing simulation

Students Invited to Allied Health Day


Alumni Choir Concert

CANCELED: Alumni Choir Registration Open Now

Interactive classroom experience on Eagle Day

First Eagle Enrollment Day Coming Up

Love/Sick by John Cariani

Love/Sick Opens March 5

Kelsi Haller competes at Murray State

Rodeo Team Finishes Third at EMCC

Michaela Shelton

Shelton Joins Tech Services Team

CMU Conservatory Singers

Choir Concert Coming March 1

Alumni Day April 4

Alumni Day on Calendar for April 4

CMU, Mineral Area College Celebrate 30 Year Partnership

CMU, Mineral Area Celebrate 30 Years

Little Theatre's Got Talent competitors

Scholarships Awarded in Talent Competition

Dr. Kevin Carnahan

Carnahan Book Now on Amazon

CMU Collegiate DECA

CMU to Participate in DECA Competition

Professor Paula Findlen

Perry Lecture to Explore Faith and Knowledge

Madelyn Mehl and family with Dr. Joe Parisi

Mehl Wins Eagle Select Scholarship

Alex Kirby and the Fayette band one of many participants in Music Fest

Music Fest Lineup Released

Dave Hickman

Hickman to Advise State on Workforce Development

Two-time national champion CMU Men's Soccer team

National Champs Honored at Capitol

CMU's University Band

University Band Concert on the Way

Coming February 20 to The Little Theatre

One Night Only: 'A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer'

Boyd Railton

Railton Takes on Role of Maintenance Supervisor

Skip Vandelicht with marching band

Vandelicht Inducted to MMEA Hall of Fame

Central's Got Talent finalists

Musicians, Vocalists Compete in Central's Got Talent

Layne Crump hired as Admissions Representative

Crump Returns as Admissions Representative

Hip-hop artist Bryce Vine

Bryce Vine Headlines SGA Concert


Sen. Rowden

Sen. Rowden Touts Lower Prison Population

Megan Roemer, PTA Program Director

Roemer Moves Up to PTA Director

Taylor Rumsey visits Jefferson City to testify before Appropriations Committee

Rumsey Testifies at State Capitol

Experience Central Day

Prospective Students Invited to 'Experience Central'

Love/Sick by John Cariani

Casts Announced for Spring Productions

Man painting pottery in front of brick wall.

Legendary Recruiter Reluctantly Retiring

Sen. Rowden

New Speaker Series to Begin with Sen. Rowden

Bill Sheehan Jr. returns to Fayette as VP for Advancement

Bill Sheehan Jr. Named VP for Advancement

Hartzler and Eagles soccer team

Hartzler Congratulates National Champs

Morgan Kaune

Kaune Hired as CGES Student Accounts Advisor

Tim Jackman with AASU members

Compassion the Central Topic at MLK Luncheon

Harvest Wonders by Erin Price

Ashby-Hodge Welcomes Black Artists, Erin Price

Cast and crew of The Mikado

Opera Workshop to Present The Mikado

David Witter

Witter Takes Over as Director of Music Ministry

Degrees When Due

CMU Joins Degrees When Due Initiative

Tim Jackman, '81

Jackman Brothers Headline MLK Luncheon

Suzi Kidd

Kidd Hired as Coordinator in Neosho

T Berry Smith Hall

Students Will Soon Return for New Semester