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Entries from June 29th, 2010

Provost Announcement: Dean Lora Lacey-Haun receives development leave

June 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

I am pleased to announce that Dean Lora Lacey-Haun has received a development leave from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011. During the 2010-2011 academic year, Dr. Thad Wilson, Associate Dean for the School of Nursing (SON) Academic Programs, will serve as Acting Dean. As Dean of the SON, Dean Lacey-Haun has instituted the […]

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Student Life is now Student Involvement

June 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

The department of Student Life is changing its name.  The department, which is part of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Division, will now be called Student Involvement.

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Construction Updates: Parking Lot Closures for June 30 and July

June 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by UMKC Parking Operations. To identify your parking lot number visit the UMKC map Web site.] June 30 – Wednesday Area 1 (Minor Patching): General Services Building Area 16 (Major patching): Cockefair Hall July 1 – Thursday Areas 5, 9, 32E: Performing Arts, Chemistry/Biology, (Miscellaneous patching: General Services Building. Entire lots […]

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Save the Date: Faculty Promotion and Tenure Ceremony

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · News

Join UMKC faculty and staff at our 2010 Annual Faculty Promotion and Tenure Celebration. The ceremony will be held on Wednesday, September 1, at Pierson Auditorium  in University Center. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m., and the program is from 4:00 to 5:00. Refreshments will be served. Read about our 2010 Promotion and Tenure faculty on the […]

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Host an international student at your home

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by Monica Mingucci, Ph.D., Director of MCC/UMKC Applied Language Institute (ALI).] Would you like to host an international student at your home? The Applied Language Institute is looking for home stays for its international students. This is how it works:   You offer a student a private room. The student pays […]

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Why’s there a big hole south of the new Student Union?

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals

[The following information was provided by SK Design Group, Inc., Overland Park, Kansas.] Actually, there are two holes – a pretreatment basin and a storm water detention basin. The two basins work together to provide both storm water quality benefits and storm water quantity control for the new Student Union. The upper, smaller basin, which […]

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Free digital books available through UMKC Bookstore

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · News, Perks

From Aristotle to Franz Kafka, the works of many major authors are now available as digital books from UMKC Bookstore. Thirty-eight writers, representing almost 95 literary works – books, plays, essays, biographies – are downloadable from the Bookstore’s Web site. The digital files are in ePub format, which requires the free Adobe Digital Editions reader […]

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SAEM policy document: Student Consumer Information

June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

[The following is provided by Eric Grospitch, Ed.D., Assistant Dean of Students, UMKC Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.] Various state and federal laws, specifically the Higher Education Opportunity Act (Act), require that universities provide information to students on a variety of topics. In addition to the requirement outlined in the Act, UMKC occasionally […]

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UMKC School of Education Assistant Teaching Professor receives counseling award

June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, News

On March 11, 2010, Debra Woodard, UMKC School of Education Assistant Teaching Professor, received the 2010 Kansas Counseling Association (KCA) Outstanding Counselor of the Year at the KCA annual convention. Woodard is a KCA executive board member, who most recently served as the Kansas School Counselor Association President and the KCA Professional Development Team Chair. […]

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Online course development receives funding from UM System

June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Career Development, Perks, Research

To expand access to college courses and degree programs for students across its four campuses, University of Missouri System officials today [June 11, 2010] reported they have funded $482,000 in grants to faculty to develop 124 new online courses. “Faculty members on our campuses realize that today’s college students learn in various ways and through […]

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