Smetana praises UCM

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Rick Smetana praises University of Central Missouri for its valuable degree programs, quality instructors and opportunities for involvement More than 20 years ago, Rick Smetana made the decision to check out the University of Central Missouri after a teacher in his Chicago suburb high school spoke highly of the school. Since then, Smetana has received four degrees from UCM, including … Read More

Summit Technology Academy to host January and February Open Houses

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From University of Central Missouri-Lee’s SummitRelease date: Jan. 4, 2022 For more information, contact Janice Phelan, phelan@ucmo.edu Students and families interested in learning about Summit Technology Academy and the school’s nationally recognized, career-focused programs are invited to two upcoming open house events. In addition to showcasing Summit Technology Academy, the events will include information about the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) … Read More

UCM, Lee’s Summit School District partner to launch avionics program

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UCM Avionics Advisory Board

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI — With the help of industry experts and regional stakeholders, the University of Central Missouri-Lee’s Summit and the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s Summit Technology Academy are working together to launch a new avionics and unmanned aircraft systems (drones) career pathways program. A new Avionics Advisory Board met for the first time on Aug. 23 to … Read More

Missouri Innovation Campus racks up national, regional awards

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LSR-7 School Board recognizes awards, overall achievement at December meeting The Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) has received 13 national and regional architecture and design awards since opening in the fall of 2017. Home to Summit Technology Academy, MIC is a progressive initiative that allows high school graduates to earn a college degree in two years with little to zero debt. … Read More