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.
Entries from March 30th, 2010
March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Announcement
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March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Announcement, Community Connections, Diversity, Government and Higher Education, Mission and Goals
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
March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Announcement, Communications, Community Connections, Government and Higher Education
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 [...]
March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Announcement, Community Connections, UMKC Foundation
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
March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Announcement, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Support services
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 [...]
March 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Announcement, Staff
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.
March 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Announcement, Staff
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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March 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Communications, Support services
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.
March 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Faculty, Government and Higher Education
[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 [...]
March 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Announcement, Diversity, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Mission and Goals
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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