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Vote Nov. 5 in Jackson County: UMKC Research is on the Ballot

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Diversity, Faculty, Government and Higher Education, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Research, Staff, Students, Technology, University Advancement

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] University of Missouri-Kansas City researchers are pioneering prevention, treatments and cures for medical conditions that especially affect Jackson County residents.

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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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Troy Lillebo Appointed to Mayor’s “Challenge Cabinet”

March 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Government and Higher Education, University Advancement

[The following was provided by University Advancement] Troy Lillebo, assistant vice chancellor for external relations, has been appointed by Kansas City Mayor Sly James to serve on the mayor’s “Challenge Cabinet,” a group of 30 young professionals that will act as an advisory panel to the city’s government.

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Digital Sandbox KC Announces Leadership and Processes

February 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Government and Higher Education, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Digital Sandbox KC, an unprecedented partnership among private companies, universities and government agencies across the Kansas City region, recently announced key details of the effort to spur

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Lessons and Legislators: School of Education leaders deliver message to D.C.

July 10th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, General Education, Government and Higher Education, Mission and Goals

School of Education Dean Wanda J. Blanchett and Associate Dean Monika Shealey brought UMKC’s vision and expertise in urban education to the nation’s capital last month. They met one-one-one with congressional representatives to advocate for federal policy and funding that supports educator preparation, as part of the annual American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education […]

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UMKC named to President’s Higher Ed Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

March 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Community Connections, Government and Higher Education, Mission and Goals

 [The following was provided by the Office of Community and Public Affairs.] UMKC has been named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. The selection to the Honor Roll is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of our commitment to service and civic engagement on our campus […]

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Saving money for college: MOST, Missouri’s 529 College Savings Plan

March 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Community Connections, Government and Higher Education, Human Resources, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC Human Resources.] On March 30, UMKC’s Human Resources (HR) epartment is offering an information session about MOST, Missouri’s 529 College Savings Plan. The State of Missouri and MOST have joined together to offer Missouri families a way to save for college. Qualified residents can receive matching fund of up […]

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KC Chamber ‘s Big 5 Urban Neighborhood Initiative announces first target area: Troost Corridor

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Announcement, Communications, Community Connections, Government and Higher Education

[The following is a Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce news release, provided by UMKC’s Office of Community and Public Affairs.] The Troost Corridor has been chosen as the first area for an unprecedented neighborhood revitalization effort. That announcement was made today by leaders of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Big 5 Urban […]

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Troost Avenue construction begins March 6

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Announcement, Communications, Community Connections, Government and Higher Education

[The following is a City of Kansas City, Missouri, City Communications Office news release, provided by UMKC Division of Administrative Service, Office of Campus Facilities.] The City of Kansas City, Missouri, is advising motorists that construction will start on the Troost Avenue Bridge improvement project on Tuesday, March 6 in anticipation of a May 2012 […]

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Budget Control Act of 2011 eliminates the Federal Direct Loan subsidy, effective July 1, 2012

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Administration, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Government and Higher Education, Scholarships, Students

[The following was submitted by UMKC Department of Financial Aid and Scholarships.] The Budget Control Act of 2011, signed into law on Aug. 2, 2011, eliminates the Federal Direct Loan subsidy for graduate and professional students effective July 1, 2012. As a result, summer 2012 is the last term that graduate and professional students may […]

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