OSI News & Information l 3/2/2017

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French Montana & Timeflies in concert at UMKC on April 27th

The UMKC Office of Student Involvement and UMKC Student Government Association are sponsoring French Montana in concert with special guest Timeflies on April 27 at Swinney Recreation Center, 5030 Holmes, Kansas City, Mo. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

UMKC student tickets are currently on sale through the UMKC Central Ticket Office. General public tickets will go on sale Monday, Feb. 27. Ticket prices are $20 each for currently enrolled UMKC students and $50 each for the general public. Students are limited to the purchase of one student ticket and one general admission guest ticket at the general public price. Please be prepared to present a valid UMKC student ID when picking up the tickets. General admission tickets are limited to four tickets.

People can purchase tickets online at, by phone at 816-235-6222 or in person at the CTO office on the UMKC campus, 4949 Cherry, PAC Lobby. Their hours are Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More information on the concert is available at

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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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Inspiration Through Love-Jennifer Higdon

Join us in welcoming Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award-winning composer Jennifer Higdon for our LGBTQIA Lecture:
“Inspiration Through Love”
Dr. Higdon discusses the history of gays, lesbians, and women in classical music, and how things have changed over time, as well as how identity has affected and inspired the making of art.

When: Thursday, March 16th | 6pm
Where: UMKC Student Union Room 401BC

Dr. Hidgon’s appearance is supported in part through a grant from The Patricia and Howard Barr Institute for American Composition Studies at UMKC.
Co-sponsored in partnership with the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance; UMKC Women’s Center; Her Art Project; and UMKC LGBTQIA Programs & Services

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LGBTQIA Pride Month Speaker: Angelica Ross

Celebrating UMKC LGBTQIA Pride Month in collaboration with the University of Missouri-Kansas City LGBTQIA Affairs Council, and LGBTQIA Programs & Services in the Office of Student Involvement.
Angelica Ross: Transgender Entrepreneur, Activist, Model & Actress

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Wednesday, April 12th | 6pm
UMKC Pierson Auditorium
To register follow this link!

From the board room, to film sets, to the White House, Angelica Ross is a leading figure of success and strength in the movement for trans and racial equality. Named, “1st Foot Soldier of the Year” in 2015 by Melissa Harris Perry, Angelica Is the founder of TransTech Social Enterprises, a company that empowers trans and gender nonconforming people through on-the-job training in leadership and workplace skills. Angelica has toured nationally, speaking her powerful mission into action with business leaders, educators, and the President of the United States.
Cosponsored in partnership with the UMKC Division of Diversity & Inclusion, UMKC Multicultural Student Affairs; UMKC Women’s Center, UMKC Pride Alliance; and UMKC Trans+.

Service Saturday Day with the Ronald McDonald House!

The Office of Student Involvement resumes Service Fridays open to all UMKC students. This month's service project will be supporting Ronald McDonald House. Saturday, March 18th 12:30-2:30pm!
To RSVP email Toni Jones l

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Community Service & Engagement

UMKC Loves the Earth, One Block at a Time

Date: Earth Day - Saturday, April 22, 2017

Time: 10am-Noon (Registration begins at 9:30am)

Meeting place: Greenspace at the corner of 53rd & Rockhill Road

Please Register by Friday April 14, 2017. Follow the link below.

All Groups and Individuals are welcome!

Lunch is provided after the event sponsored by the UMKC Foundation.

In addition, supplies to pick up trash will be provided like gloves, bags, and vests.

For any questions please contact Kim Johnson at