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Entries from November 30th, 2010

Friends of the Library annual gift faculty grant proposals now being accepted

November 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by UMKC Libraries.] Since 1966, UMKC Friends of the Libraries have presented UMKC Libraries and the UMKC community with an Annual Gift for the purchase of new library resources. Made possible through donations, membership dues and book sale proceeds, the Friends donated more than $35,000 for books, videos, recordings, periodical back […]

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New UMKC campus maps now available online

November 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Office of University Communications.] In order to reflect UMKC’s many capital improvements during the last several years, new campus maps were recently uploaded to provide the most current information about our two campuses. Each campus has a map for buildings and parking, bike and pedestrian, UMKC shuttle and Kansas […]

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Fall 2010 Student Honor Recipients announced

November 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by UMKC Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.] Every December and May, UMKC’s Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management honors graduating students who have excelled in academic achievement, leadership, and service to the University and our community.

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2010 Stats for UMatters: A Snapshot

November 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · News

[The following provides statistics about UMatters' weekly blog from its mid-February 2010 launch to Nov. 16, 2010.] UMatters began in 2005 as a monthly e-newsletter. Since launching as a weekly blog in mid-February this year, UMatters has been emailed to approx. 6,400* faculty and staff each week. In that time, the e-publication has had 85,744 total views. […]

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UMKC School of Nursing leaders receive awards

November 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Awards and Honors, News, Research

UMKC School of Nursing Dean Lora Lacey-Haun and Associate Dean Thad Wilson recently received honors for their commitment to and achievements in the field of nursing. Dean Lacey-Haun was awarded by her alma mater, the University of Alabama-Birmingham, School of Nursing, with the school’s Visionary Leaders award for her “distinctive leadership, innovation and service in […]

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W-2 forms coming: Remember to update your personal information in myHR

November 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Human Resources

[The following was provided by UMKC Human Resources.] 2010 W-2s will be mailed out in January 2011 to the address reflected in myHR as of the Dec. 31. Verify and make any changes to your address before then in order to ensure proper and timely delivery. While you are in myHR, please check the accuracy […]

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UM Board of Curators approves $45M in debt financing for UMKC

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals

On Monday, the University of Missouri Board of Curators approved approximately $45 million in debt financing for three UMKC projects: $23 million in bonds for an Oak Street parking structure $18 million for a classroom addition west of the Miller Nichols Library building $4 million for University Center renovations, creating a Student Success Center “The added classroom […]

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Microsoft Office upgrades for UMKC faculty and staff – where to go for help and training

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Perks

[The following was provided by Marilyn Reisenbichler, Director of Support Services, UMKC Information Services.] Faculty and staff using Microsoft Office will notice a significant upgrade over the next few months. The latest version of the productivity suite featuring Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are currently being offered for both Windows and Macintosh systems now and will […]

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UMKC School of Pharmacy wins national community engagement award

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Mission and Goals, Research

  [The following was provided Dr. Russell Melchert, Dean and Professor of UMKC School of Pharmacy.] The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) has selected UMKC School of Pharmacy (SOP) to receive the 2010-2011 AACP Student Community Engaged Service Award. AACP, whose mission is work with member schools in advancing pharmacy education, research, scholarship, […]

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Feb. 2011 is African American Read-In – Sign up by Dec. 3 to listen and present

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the UMKC University Libraries.] During Black History Month next February 2011, UMKC will recognize this national celebration by joining more than a million readers in the 22nd National African American Read-In, sponsored by the UMKC University Libraries. Everyone – faculty, staff, students and community members – are invited to participate as […]

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