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Former UMKC Sprinter Viola Kleiser Participating in 2014 Winter Olympics

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Athletics, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Students, UMKC Athletics

[The following was provided by UMKC Athletics.] Former UMKC sprinter Viola Kleiser is representing Austria in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Kleiser set a record in the 200-meter dash at the 2012 Summit League Indoor Championships with a time of 25.17 while attending UMKC.

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UMKC Men’s Basketball: New Era Begins Nov. 1 at Municipal Auditorium

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Announcement, Athletics, Community Connections, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students, UMKC Athletics

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] New coach. New conference. New arena. And best of all, a whole new attitude.

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Recruiting Roo Style: High School Soccer Teams Compete Oct. 26 at UMKC

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Athletics, Diversity, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Scholarships, Staff, Students

Recruiting comes in various forms, and for some area high school students, it will come on the soccer field. The University of Missouri-Kansas City will engage potential students and their families through the Fútbol Clásico.

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UMKC and City Partner to Renovate Municipal Auditorium

September 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City and the City of Kansas City have partnered to renovate historic Municipal Auditorium for the upcoming college basketball season.

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What Happened While You Were Away? New People, Places, Things

August 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Alumni, Athletics, Capital improvements, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students, UMKC Athletics, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] UMKC is abuzz with happenings at the beginning of this academic year – what’s taken place and what’s yet to come. We want to share what happened while you were away.

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Last Day to Enter Sporting KC and UMKC’s “Rally with the Roos” Contest — Aug. 31

August 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Athletics, Community Connections, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] The deadline is almost here – Aug. 31 – to enter the a “Rally with the Roos” contest. The contest is one of the upcoming events resulting from the partnership between University of Missouri-Kansas City and Sporting Kansas City.

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Enter Sporting KC and UMKC’s “Rally with the Roos” Contest

August 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Announcement, Athletics, Uncategorized

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] The University of Missouri-Kansas City has partnered with Sporting Kansas City, making UMKC Sporting KC’s only university partner. The collaboration is generating a season filled with excitement, giveaways, and a “Rally with the Roos” contest.

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Coach Kareem Richardson and former team meet the President

July 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics

[The following was provided by UMKC Athletics] UMKC Head Men’s Basketball Coach Kareem Richardson visited the White House last week with his former team, the national champion Louisville Cardinals.

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Register for the Annual Roo Walk

April 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics, Human Resources, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the Human Resources department.]  The 2013 UMKC Roo Walk will take place at 12 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, on the Volker Campus and Thursday, June 13 on the Hospital Hill Health Sciences campus.

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UMKC Athletics Moving to Western Athletic Conference

February 12th, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City has accepted an invitation to join the Western Athletic Conference, effective July 1, 2013. UMKC has notified the Summit League of its intention to withdraw from that conference, effective June 30, 2013.

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