In addition to naming its 2015-16 officers, requests for state operating and capital appropriations for Fiscal Year 2017, a surface grading project at Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport, and renewal of a bus services contract were among items on the agenda when the Board of Governors met June 19 at the University of Central Missouri. The board also approved a contract for professional design services related to renovation of the W.C. Morris Science Building, awarded a construction contract to build a new hazardous material storage and handling facility, and approved a new master’s degree program.
The University of Central Missouri is hosting the annual Missouri Girls State, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. The event started on the 21st and goes through the 27th. It is taking place on the university's Warrensburg campus. More than 750 young women from across the state are attending, learning firsthand about government and leadership through participation in democracy in action.
Three Central Missouri Mules golfers were named to the Division II PING All-America Team as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Tuesday afternoon. Sam Migdal was a first team selection, while Travis Mays and Alex Springer were both named to the honorable mention team.
Migdal captured the school's first ever individual national championship at eight-under par at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover, North Carolina at the NCAA Championships. He automatically earned First Team All-America honors with his individual title.