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Summer Session Enrollment Is Now Open

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Staff, Students

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] Whatever your goals are, UMKC Summer Session is a great way to meet them. Whether you’re looking to catch up, making sure you stay on track, or aiming to graduate ahead of schedule, UMKC Summer Session 2014 offers flexible

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State of the University: Transcript of the Chancellor’s Speech

October 7th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Communications, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Mission and Goals, Promotion and Tenure, Staff, Students, Support services, University Advancement, University System, Visual and Performing Arts

 [The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Governor Nixon, Mayor James, County Executive Sanders, President Wolfe, former chancellors, Benefactors, Friends, Alumni, Faculty, Staff,

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Convocation Introduces Freshmen and Transfer Students to U-M-K-C

August 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The dramatic drone of bagpipes accompanied by the rhythmic pounding of drums led the University of Missouri-Kansas City Convocation.

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Growing By Design: UMKC Unveils Strategic Enrollment Management Plan

July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Announcement, Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, General Education, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students, University Advancement

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Unlike most 80-year-olds, the University of Missouri-Kansas City is in the midst of a growth spurt – and looking to accelerate it.

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Etta Hollins serves as panelist at AACTE

March 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, General Education, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the School of Education] Etta Hollins, Ph.D., the School of Education’s Kauffman Endowed Chair for Urban Teacher Education, was among the panelists who presented during the “Journal of Teacher Education: Preparation and Practice of Next-Generation Teacher Educators” forum at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education’s (AACTE) 65th annual meeting. 

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Provost Hackett Appoints Lynda Plamann to Coordinator, General Education

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Announcement, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Office of the Provost.] Provost Gail Hackett announced the appointment of Lynda Plamann, Ph.D., to serve as the Coordinator of General Education. Dr. Plamann – Associate Dean in the School of Biological Sciences – has been involved with the development

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Provost Appoints Kim McNeley to Coordinator, Undergrad Advising

January 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Administration, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Faculty, General Education, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Office of the Provost.] I am pleased to announce the appointment of Kim McNeley, Ph.D., to the university role of coordinator of undergraduate advising. Dr. McNeley’s title will reflect this added responsibility as the Associate Vice Provost

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New Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education Offered Through Schools of Education and Medicine

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Life Sciences, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the School of Education.] The School of Education and the School of Medicine at UMKC recently announced the new Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education, with two new courses being offered Spring 2013.

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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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UMKC ‘Border Wars’ Workshop Draws Educators from Across the Country

July 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Community Connections, Faculty, General Education, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia

 The setting couldn’t have been more fitting. In the area that was one of the literal battlegrounds of the Battles of Westport, local Civil War buff Jim Beckner shared the area’s history. Dressed in period costume, the retired high school social studies teacher gestured to points on various maps of the area, occasionally stopping to […]

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