OSI News & Information l 2/3/2017

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Tickets on sale NOW for TEDxUMKC 2017: Thinking Without a Box!

Our 5th annual event on March 5th will feature captivating TEDx speakers & a musical performance.
UMKC Students: $8 | General public: $16
Get tickets here:

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Focus Group Discussion

Dear student,
You are invited to participate in a focus group discussion about your experiences with undergraduate writing. Eligible participants will be current UMKC undergraduate students available to attend one of the five focus groups. All current UMKC undergraduate students – freshman through senior – are encouraged to attend. Focus groups will last approximately 60 minutes. Pizza from Pizza 51 and beverages will be provided. Your opinions and experiences matter. The information you provide will be used to help identify and improve current writing initiatives on campus and to better support student writing achievement. While participation is voluntary, we hope to see you there.
Available dates:
Monday, February 13th @ 5:30PM, Oak Residence Hall
Thursday, February 16th @ 12:00PM, FaCET Conference Room, Miller Nichols Library
Friday, February 17th @ 12:00PM, FaCET Conference Room, Miller Nichols Library
Monday, February 20th @ 5:00PM, FaCET Conference Room, Miller Nichols Library
Monday, February 27th @ 5:30PM, Hospital Hill Apartments

Please RSVP to Christine Serpe at by Friday, February 27th, include your name and which date you wish to attend. Seating is limited, please sign up early.

Service Friday

The Office of Student Involvement resumes Service Fridays open to all UMKC students. This month's service project will be supporting Habitat for Humanity. Friday, February 24th 12:30-4pm!
To RSVP email Toni Jones l

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Court Warming 2017

Students can come to the Office of Student Involvement during every themed day of the Court Warming week dressed as their favorite character from their favorite movie to enter to win prizes. The winner of each day will be picked at the end of the week.
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Play trivia against your fellow UMKC students. Questions will be about famous movies. Four members per team. Prizes will be awarded to top 3 teams.
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Candidates will put together skits related to the famous movies and their own talents. Judging will be based on talent, incorporation of Court Warming theme, and creativity.
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Intern Academy

Interested students should contact Alyssa Collier l UMKC Career Services l l p. 816-235-2588

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FEB 9: Kansas City Teacher Residency Info Session!

Any near or recent grads are welcome to join an info session next Thursday, February 9th from 3:30 – 4:30 pm in ASSC 236. Our UMKC Alumni who are part of the first cohort of residents will be there to share more about what they do.
Any interested student can click on the photo to reserve their seat by next Wednesday, February 8th. Thanks for sharing!
Who is eligible to apply?
• Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• Minimum 2.8 overall grade point average
• Make a three-year commitment to teaching in a high need public school
• Be a US citizen or permanent resident
Contact Cynthia L. Fails | Program Coordinator | UMKC Coaching Program | E:

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Friends of the Library Scholarship Contest Announcement

This scholarship is open to all UMKC students enrolled in a degree seeking program.

Contact Nicole Leone l Director of Advancement and External Relations l UMKC University Libraries l Office 816-235-5828

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