The Division of Diversity will host the 5th Annual Agapito Mendoza Scholarship Breakfast on Tuesday, March 12, at 7:30 a.m. in the Pierson Auditorium. Funds from the breakfast will support scholarships to assist UMKC Latino/Latina students.
Jean Paul Chaurand will deliver the keynote address. He is chief operating officer of Guadalupe Inc., responsible for overseeing the operations of the Guadalupe Centers Inc. and the Guadalupe Education System. Chaurand previously served as senior vice president of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.
The breakfast is named in honor of Agapito Mendoza, Ph.D., who served as UMKC Vice Provost for Affirmative Action from 1986-2002. He died in 2003. He was known for his commitment to all students and for his ability to make every student feel valued.
Individual tickets for the event are $38; tables for eight are $300.