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Entries from April 24th, 2012

UMKC to honor four Kansas City community leaders with honorary degrees

April 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, News

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] UMKC will honor four Kansas City community leaders with honorary degrees at the 2012 University of Missouri-Kansas City commencement ceremonies. The College of Arts and Sciences will award the doctor of philosophy honoris causa degrees to Alvin Brooks and Richard Carrothers and Dennis D. Hennessy […]

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UMKC Student Success Center poised to enhance student experience

April 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Students returning to the University of Missouri-Kansas City in August will find a new path to success when they arrive. The Student Affairs and Enrollment Management division and the Provost’s office co-chaired a committee focused on Goal Number 1 of the university’s Strategic Plan - place […]

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UMKC will honor 16 alumni and one family at Awards luncheon on April 26

April 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.} UMKC will honor its outstanding alumni for 2011-12 at a luncheon event this week – on Thursday, April 26 – at the Westin Crown Center Hotel. Each year, the UMKC Alumni Association recognizes 16 alumni and one family with top honors. The Class of 2012 […]

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Memorial bench dedication on April 27 will honor memory of Professor Carol Koehler

April 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the College of Arts and Sciences.] The UMKC campus community, fellow alumni and friends and family of Professor Carol Koehler will honor her memory with the dedication of a bench on the campus at 10 a.m. outside of Haag Hall. Refreshments will be held at 9:30 a.m. RSVP here. Parking […]

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Are you looking for a way to reduce your fuel and parking expenses?

April 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Human Resources, Mission and Goals

With hundreds of visitors, 3,500 employees and more than 14,000 students, UMKC encourages staff and faculty who commute to campus to explore alternative transportation options. UMKC offers numerous options to save on fuel and parking fees while contributing to our mission of creating a more sustainable campus. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s Transit Rider’s […]

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Jennifer Friend is grand prize winner in AMC KCWIFT Screenwriting Contest

April 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the School of Education.] Jennifer Friend, Ph.D. and associate professor in the UMKC School of Education, received a grand prize from AMC Theatres and Kansas City Women in Film & Television for the short screenplay “The Rest of Her” during the April 15 Kansas City FilmFest Award ceremony.

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School of Education receives continuing accreditation

April 17th, 2012 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the School of Education.] Dean Wanda J. Blanchett announced that the School of Education received its continuing accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

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Lavender graduates recognition and awards 2012 is fast approaching

April 17th, 2012 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Multicultural Student Affairs.] Lavender Graduates Recognition & Awards will take place from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on May 3 in the UMKC Student Union Theater, with the reception in Room 402.   The awards celebrates the achievements of graduating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Ally students and honors the contributions of LGBTQIA students, faculty, […]

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UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit

April 17th, 2012 · Comments Off · Events, Research

[The following was provided by the UMKC Office of Public Relations.] The 2012 UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit will be held on Thursday, April 19 on the UMKC Health Sciences campus at Hospital Hill. Student poster presentations will be on display at the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine and in the Health Sciences Building. Faculty, […]

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UMKC Theatre presents The Winter’s Tale, preview April 20

April 17th, 2012 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was provided by the UMKC Theatre.] UMKC Theatre presents: The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare Directed by Barry Kyle Helen F. Spencer Theatre, Olson PAC

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