Founded in part by the Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration at UMKC, KCSourceLink was the first implementation of the U.S.SourceLink model and served as the incubator for further network development. U.S.SourceLink’s affiliate, AKSourceLink (Alaska SourceLink) just won the top prize at the University Economic Development Association’s (UEDA) 2009 Awards of Excellence Competition for Excellence in Partnership Development.
The Kansas City Repertory Theatre won three Pitch “Best Of” 2009 awards:
- Best Theater for Artistic Director, Eric Rosen’s, risk taking productions like Clay and Winesburg, Ohio, for supporting local talent and for maintaining first-rate technical and design standards.
- Best Play for The Glass Menagerie, directed by Obie winner, David Cromer, and praised for the production’s use of art, technology and tough emotional truth.
- Best Director for Kyle Hatley’s versatility on Hamlet, The Death of Cupid and The Borderland