Contribute Food & Supplies to Children’s Mercy Ronald McDonald Family Room & Houses

The Outreach Committee is hosting a supply drive for Children’s Mercy Ronald McDonald Family Room and Houses this month. Bring your donations to our January Staff Council meeting (Wednesday, January 9, 9-10 am, Student Union 302) or contact Alicen Lundberg at to set up an alternate drop off time and place.

Download the Supply Drive Flyer

Most needed supplies (only new items please):

  • Individually Wrapped Snacks
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Coffee & Coffee Creamer
  • Granola Bars
  • Disposable Coffee Cups
  • Paper Plates & Napkins
  • Travel Size Deodorant
  • Travel Size Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Toothpaste & Adult Toothbrushes
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Dishwashing Soap
  • Ink Pens

For full lists and information, please see their wish list.

Staff Team up for Roos Dinner and Game

Faculty and Staff are invited to the UMKC Men’s basketball game on Tuesday January 22, 2013 as they take on Houston Baptist in Swinney Recreation Center. Faculty and staff will have the option to take advantage of the special deal for this game ONLY – ticket plus Kangaroo Club pre-game dinner buffet for ONLY $15.

The Kangaroo Club dinner is for our athletic donors and is open 90 minutes prior to every home men’s basketball game. It is held in Pierson Auditorium in the Student Success Center and consists of a full dinner buffet including dessert, beverages as well as popcorn that you can take into the game. You will hear from the athletic director and a UMKC men’s basketball coach as well as have the opportunity to ask questions about the upcoming game or season. The cheer team will pump you up by leading a cheer and then heading into the game!

Human Resources and the Athletics Department will award the department with the highest participation with the following:

  • Free UMKC ROOS Basketball T-Shirt for each person
  • UMKC Autographed men’s basketball for your department

Order your tickets today at Enter in the code “UMKC” to receive the discount package or call (816) 235-2752 for questions or to order over the phone.

Schedule of Events

5:30 – 6:45 pm Dinner, Pierson Auditorium at the Student Success Center

7:05 pm UMKC Men’s Basketball vs. Houston Baptist, Swinney Recreation Center

Need Help Setting Goals?

The HR online training tool and development resource, myLearn, available to all university faculty and staff, offers a self-study course and a number of books to help you in setting goals successfully. MyLearn is available through myHR.

MyLEARN Course: Goals and Setting Goals

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  • The Everything Budgeting Book: Practical Advice for Spending Less, Increasing Savings, and Having More Money for the Things You really Want, Second Edition

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