The Central Methodist University community, consistent with its United Methodist heritage, strives for academic excellence, individual achievement, and social responsibility.



When you think of giving, the first thing that comes to mind is money, but not all gifts are monetary. The gift of time is a very important gift that many people choose to give every year. Without volunteers, Central would not be the special place it is today.

  • Attend alumni events

  • Call a classmate

  • Support CMU athletics and cheer for the Eagles

  • Hire a CMU graduate

  • Wear CMU apparel

  • E-mail a classmate

  • Mentor a student

  • Be a guest lecturer or speaker

  • Sit on a professional panel

  • Be a member of the Alumni Board of Directors

  • Host and/or sponsor an event

  • Be a class representative

  • Participate in alumni-student roundtables

  • Nominate a fellow alumnus/a for The Young Alumni Award or The Distinguished Alumni Award

  • Answer student questions

If you have questions about any of these volunteer opportunities, please contact Meagan Davis, Assistant Director of Special Projects in the Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations. Meagan can be reached at: 660-248-6278 or

Nominate a fellow alum for an Alumni Award

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