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First Hospital Hill Student Housing Bridges Kansas City’s Racial Dividing Line

October 7th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Capital improvements, Community Connections, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Government and Higher Education, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Parking, Students, University Advancement, University System

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Kansas City Mayor Sly James stood at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Hospital Hill Campus, with a background of the glimmering downtown skyline to the west and the campus’ first student apartments under construction to the east. Troost Avenue divided them.

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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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$20 Million Gift Boosts Downtown Campus

July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Announcement, Arts and Literature, Awards and honors, Capital improvements, Community Connections, Concerts, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students, University Advancement, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation has pledged $20 million toward the creation of a Downtown Campus for the Arts for the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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First Student Housing for Hospital Hill Campus Approved

February 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Capital improvements, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Finance & Administrative Services, Staff, Students, Sustainability

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City can pursue its first student housing for the Hospital Hill Campus. The Board of Curators of the University Missouri System, during a meeting Thursday at UMKC, voted to allow UMKC to issue bonds and send out requests for developers’ proposals.

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Atterbury Family supports Campaign; Success Center named in their honor

October 9th, 2012 · Comments Off · Capital improvements, Community Connections, Staff, Students, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The UMKC Foundation, on behalf of the UMKC, has received a gift from Mary and Alan Atterbury and the Atterbury Family Foundation for the Campaign for UMKC. In their honor, the university has named its newly renovated student centerpiece building

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Grand Opening for Cherry Street Parking Structure Sept. 10

September 4th, 2012 · Comments Off · Capital improvements, Community Connections, Faculty, Parking, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] There’s a new parking option on the Volker Campus, and that’s reason to celebrate. Join the University of Missouri-Kansas City community for the grand opening of UMKC’s new six-level Cherry Street Parking Structure.

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Student Success Center: New Path to success

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Capital improvements, General Education, Mission and Goals, Students

[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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Cherry Street Parking Structure open for use

August 14th, 2012 · Comments Off · Capital improvements, Parking

[The following was provided by the UMKC  Parking Operations.] There’s a new parking option on the Volker Campus. On Aug. 8, UMKC’s new six-level Cherry Street Parking Structure officially opened.

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School of Medicine unveils renovated docent unit for students

August 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Capital improvements, Classroom Technology, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Students, Technology

Students, staff and faculty at the UMKC School of Medicine joined Dean Betty Drees and Chancellor Leo Morton on Aug. 3 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, officially opening the school’s newly renovated docent unit. The unit is one of five docent units – key elements supporting the School of Medicine’s emphasis on a team-based approach to […]

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Oak Street Project: Agreement in principal reached for mixed-use development

July 31st, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Capital improvements, Community Connections, Finance & Administrative Services

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] UMKC has reached an agreement in principal with Van Trust Real Estate and DST Realty to construct a mixed-use development on university-owned property, located directly west of the main administrative building at 5115 Oak St. It is currently occupied by parking lots 39 and 47 […]

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