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Entries from August 28th, 2012

UMKC to host series of forums on possible name change

August 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Mission and Goals, News

Earlier this year, UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton began discussing the idea of a possible name change for the university. 

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Promotion and Tenure Recipients announced; Celebration Friday, Aug. 31

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, News

[The following was provided by the Office of the Provost.] Chancellor Leo Morton and Provost Gail Hackett invite you to join them in recognizing the achievements of UMKC faculty members at the annual UMKC Promotion and Tenure Celebration at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31 in room 401 of the Student Union.

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Regnier Family Foundations gives $3 million gift to endow IEI

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] UMKC and the UMKC Foundation have received a $3 million gift from the Regnier Family Foundations to endow the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, housed in the Henry W. Bloch School of Management.

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Student Success Center: New Path to success

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] With the opening of the Student Success Center, Goal Number 1 of the UMKC Strategic Plan – “place student success at the center” – is being realized.

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Trustees’ Faculty Fellow and Faculty Scholar and Veatch Awards deadline extended

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, News

The UMKC Trustees’ Faculty Fellow and Faculty Scholar and N.T. Veatch Awards deadline is nearing. The deadline is listed as September 15, however with the 15th being a Saturday, the deadline has been extended to 5:00 pm Monday, September 17. N.T. Veatch Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity  Recognizes distinguished research and other scholarly […]

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UMKC Alert! Emergency Mass Notification System: Reminder to Register

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · News

[The following was provided by the UMKC Police Department.] The University of Missouri System uses an automated, rapid notification system to supplement the communication tools currently used to notify students, faculty and staff about campus emergencies and closings, as well as class cancellations due to inclement weather.

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Register now for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · News

Healthy for Life–the T. E. Atkins University of Missouri Wellness Program–is offering an intensive class in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction to University of Missouri faculty and staff (and their partners, spouses, and adult family members). MBSR is an 8 week program providing new ways of responding to the stresses of life with skill and creativity.  Classes […]

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A&S Blood Drive on Sept. 5 on the QUAD

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Events

[The following was provided by the College of Arts and Sciences.] This drive is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. The Blood Mobile will be outside of Royall Hall from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5. We encourage you to make an appointment to donate.

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A Q&A with SOE’s Mary Phyl Dwight – a former Olympian

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors

Mary Phyl Dwight, assistant clinical professor in the School of Education’s Counseling and Education Psychology department, has a past career that might be the envy of many – she is a former member of a team that placed fourth in the 1984 Olympics.

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