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Entries from March 30th, 2010

Tuesday-Thursday: UMKC Police Dept. hosts Tactical Training classes

March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

Please be advised that the UMKC Police Department is hosting Tactical Police Training classes, beginning this evening at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 30 through Thursday, April 1. The training will be held at 215 Volker Street, outside in the parking area. If you have any questions, please contact the UMKC Police Department at 816-235-1515.

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UMKC named to 2009 President’s Honor Roll

March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, News

UMKC has received national recognition for community service. For the fourth successive year, the University has been selected to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal award a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. Read more

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KCUR awarded major grant from CPB

March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

KCUR, in collaboration with five other regional public radio entities, has been awarded a $900,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). The collaborative group will focus on agribusiness news, with KCUR as the lead station. CPB announced the award on March 25th, as part of a major journalism initiative that will increase local […]

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UMKC Foundation welcomes 5 new board members

March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

 On March 11, Dr. James J. Duderstadt, Terrence Dunn, Thomas D. Hyde, Natalie “Nikki” Krawitz and John J. Sherman officially joined the UMKC Foundation Board. The five new members will serve with Foundation members Alan Atterbury, Tom Bloch, Janice Kreamer, Leo E. Morton, John Readey, Betsey Solberg, Charles Sosland and Hugh Zimmer. Read more 

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UMKC’s FaCET hosts 2010 annual Symposium

March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Events, News

On April 9, UMKC’s Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching (FaCET) and the UMKC System eLearning will co-sponsor the 2010 annual FaCET Symposium, “Strategies for Student Success in a Changing World.”  The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kauffman Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Road. It is free and available to […]

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Staff Council Governing Board elections

March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

Cast your ballot for the Staff Council Governing Board elections. Polls opened March 22 and will remain open until April 12 at noon. Electronic and hardcopy ballots are available. Read more on the Staff Council Web site.

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Staff Appreciation Week 2010, March 30 – April 2

March 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · News

As a token of our appreciation, and in honor of our upcoming Staff Appreciation Week 2010, we have sent out UMKC Staff decals to all staff. Also included in the special gift packet is a bookmark of upcoming Staff Appreciation Week events. You can also find out what’s happening and where at our Staff Council Web site. […]

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Spread Your News: Promote your news to an internal audience

March 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · News

Whether you’re aiming to communicate externally or internally, target your message to the right audience and time your message to maximize attendance and readership.

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Higher Education Opportunity Act – Textbook disclosure

March 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · News

[Highlights of the “Textbook Information” section and important links about HEOA appear at the Disruptive Library Technology Jester blog. The following was provided by Doug Swink, Registrar, Office of Registration and Records, UMKC’s Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Division.] In August 2008, the Higher Education Act was reauthorized with the passage of the Higher Education […]

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Activist Robert Lovato, keynoter at 3rd Annual César Chávez Celebration

March 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Events, Mission and Goals, News

Roberto Lovato, contributing associate editor with New America Media and a frequent contributor to The Nation and Huffington Post, will provide the keynote address on March 23 for UMKC’s 3rd Annual César Chávez Celebration, sponsored by the Division of Diversity, Access & Equity. Lovato will speak about the new grassroots technological activist movement that has […]

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