2021 Archives

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Teresa Barnes

Barnes New Event Coordinator

Abigail Michael and family

Michael Named Eagle Select Winner

Chorale tour stop

Holiday Concerts on the Way

Pre-Med Day 2022

Pre-Med Day Set for January


Jerome Asbury '20

All-American Returns to Central

Winter commencement attendees

Winter Commencement December 4

'Boy' Coming Soon to Little Theatre

'Boy' Comes to Little Theatre Stage

Dillon Drew

Alumnus Joins Student Life Team

CMU Chorale

Chorale Tour Takes Off November 18

Central Experience Day

VIP Central Experience This Weekend


Mock-up of downtown development

Redevelopment Planned for Square

Central's first Hall of Honor class at Homecoming 2021

Alumni Recognized in Hall of Honor

Breilly Roy

Roy Returns in New Advisor Role

Dr. C Fred Bergsten

Bergsten to Give Economics Lecture

2019 Homecoming game

Homecoming Returns to Fayette

CMU band at 2021 Band Day

Band Day Draws Crowds

Alumni Awards honorees

Alumni to Be Recognized Homecoming Weekend

Dr. Travis Smith in class

Smith Receives Perry Fellow Award



Central Hosts Campus Safety Session

2021-22 CMU Rodeo Team

Rodeo Team Begins Third Season

CMU band at Band Day parade

Schools to Return for Band Day

'November Snow' by John Michael Carter

Cox Collection Returns to Gallery

Dr. Rita Gulstad renews agreement with MCC

Central Renews Agreement with MCC

Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Carousel'

'Carousel' Coming to Little Theatre

Chapel band plays

Chapel Bands Take Shape

Neil Berry

Berry Hired to Recruit Students

Natasha Wilson

Wilson Earns Nike Executive Award

Family Weekend football crow

Family Day Coming September 18

Arline Marie Holmes

Holmes Added to Financial Aid Team

Kylie VanGundy and Caroline Weatherford

New SGA Officers Ready for Year

Morrison Observatory in Fayette

Observatory to Open on Thursdays

Rusty Elder

Academic Advisor Brings Rich Experience


Little Theatre show

Little Theatre Lineup Announced

2021-2022 Residential life staff

Residential Life Staff Begins Year

Lynette Beeler, Dr. Elizabeth Gold, Dr. Ashley Lough, and Prof. Marco Tapia

Faculty, Staff Honored with Awards

New CMU faculty members

New Faculty Members Getting Started

New students at Welcome Week

New Student Growth Continues

'City Mouse' by Naomi Lear

'Art in Autumn' Opens August 29

Apple iPads in use in classroom

Central Earns Apple Designation

Move-in Day 2020

Fall Semester Draws Near

Gulstad Scholarship winners

Gulstad Scholarships Awarded at SFCC

Fayette Advertiser Online Edition

Subscriptions Offered for CMU Families

Jordan Rustemeyer

Rustemeyer Named Information Director

Sheri Kemp

Kemp Brings Decades of Experience


Matt Fohn

Fohn Returns as Admissions Rep

Kennedy Wingbermuehle

STUNT Team to Be Featured at CMU

CGES commencement

Union Graduation Next Week

Fred Alexander and family

Alexander Receives President's Medal

Pastor Bill O'Neal outside Linn Memorial UMC

O'Neal Joins as Pastor, MGO

Kennedy Wingbermuehle

Wingbermuehle Joins Admissions Team

Felixhy Dominguez, '21

Dominguez Named to Library Position

Carrie Strodtman

Workshop to Energize Teachers


Sam Mason and east region staff

Mason Retires After 23 Years

J.B. Waggoner with President Roger Drake

Waggoner Awarded President's Medal

'Judge John Ferguson Ryland' painting by George Caleb Bingham

New Bingham Piece Lands in Gallery

Filming shows at the Little Theatre

Theatre Shows Available Online

Colton Tolias

Tolias Joins CGES Admissions Team

Anne Ziegler

Ziegler Returns for Admissions Job


Fayette campus overhead

Spring '21 Dean's List Released

Jason Rinne

Rinne Named Assistant Director

Sedalia commencement ceremony

Graduation Held at Sedalia

CGES graduation

Park Hills Commencement Saturday

Nyah Adair with Dr. Joe Parisi and Abi Schapira

Adair Receives CoMo EdX Scholarship

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson

Howard County Earns Work Ready Status

Spring 2021 Commencement

Graduates Recognized at Commencement

PTA instruction at CMU

'2+2' Option Offered for OTA/PTA Majors

Indoor commencement ceremonies

Commencement Moving Indoors

Procession at outdoor graduation

Commencement Ceremonies May 8


Jasmine Stewart

Stewart Wins Eagle Select Scholarship

Alumni band at Homecoming

Alumni Band Concert June 12

Leah Jackson

Rodeo Wraps Up Season

'Fishing' by John Michael Holman

Holman Art Joins Permanent Collection

Rabbit Hole play

'Rabbit Hole' Opens Tonight

Pi Lambda Alpha shooting team

Pi Lambda Alpha Members Earn Awards

Rev. Dr. Mark Y.A. Davies

Fleer Lecture Addresses Climate Crisis

Jim Steele

New Exhibit Opening at History Museum

Vocal students

Vocal Students Win NATS Awards

Linn Memorial United Methodist Church

Choir Concert Coming This Weekend

Kasey Fleming

Fleming Begins Academic Advising Career

CMU Color Guard

Color Guard Members Earn High Marks


Larrya Stegall

Spring Rodeo Season Starts Strong

Rev. Dr. Mark Y.A. Davies

Fleer Lecture Scheduled for April 15

Eagle Elite shooting team

Eagle Elite Shooters Prep for ACJA Event

CMU band with director Skip Vandelicht

Band Heads Out on Tour

CMU students at virtual science fair

Science Competitions a Virtual Hit

Sandra Wald

Wald Elected to NACEP Commission

Clingenpeel Hall construction

Clingenpeel Renovation in Full Swing

'Jackie' by George Potter

Alumni Art Show Displays Homegrown Talent


Partnership Helps Students Earn Four-Year Degree

Center Stage competitors with Dr. Mark Kelty and Lonna Wilke

Students Take Home Theatre Scholarships

Katie Timbrook

Timbrook Earns Gulstad Scholarship


CMU Collegiate DECA

DECA Members Advance to Internationals

The Little Prince

Little Prince Coming to Little Theatre

OTA instruction

Central Partners with LCCC for OTA Degree

Justin Schroder

Schroder Awarded Gulstad Scholarship

Music fest performers (File Photo)

Music Fest Will Go On -- Virtually

2021 Career Expo

Career Expo Goes Virtual

OTA student helps patient

New OTA Degree Program Taking Applications


Brandon Pierce

CMU Welcomes Bowling Coach

2020-21Opera Workshop

Opera Performance This Weekend

Katie Bedsaul

Bedsaul Begins Work as Social Media Specialist

Amy Blair

Blair, Jimenez New SGA President, VP

Paige Doogs

Doogs Latest Gulstad Scholarship Winner

President Roger Drake

Drake Elected to Lead Independent Colleges

Darren Jones '16

Jones Named Esports Head Coach

T. Berry Smith Hall

Students Earn Dean's List Recognition

Dr. Andrew Benesh

Free Counseling Services Offered for Students

Alex Westhues

Westhues Joins Student Development Team

Actors in Little Theatre

Short Plays Coming to Little Theatre

Colorful Cathedral by Mary K Sloan

Sloan Paintings Highlight 'Winter Wonders'

Holt Hall

Classes Begin January 19