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The Division of Diversity and Inclusion Launches Diversity Action Planning

December 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Mission and Goals, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Five UMKC academic units are currently developing individual diversity plans, following up on the recommendations of the overall UMKC Diversity Strategic Plan, completed by the Chancellor’s Diversity Council in April 2014.

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From the Provost: Updates on UMKC’s Strategic Plan

October 20th, 2014 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by the Office of the Provost.] It is time to give some general updates on where we are in our strategic planning process and answer some questions that have arisen.  There are three new entities that have “College” in their title; all are usages that are common nationally – we have […]

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Black Studies Series Provides Perspective on Sports and the Media

October 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Mission and Goals, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the UMKC Black Studies Program.] The Black Studies Program series at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is focusing on a topic that has recently dominated the news.

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From the Provost: Search Committee Named for Inaugural Dean for Honors College

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by the Office of the Provost.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City has announced the search committee for the inaugural dean of the new Honors College.

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From the Provost’s Office: Workplace Satisfaction Survey Results In

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, Uncategorized

[The following has been provided by the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost.] Last fall, UMKC was one of many institutions to join the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE), based at the Harvard Graduate School of

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Nursing Students Complete Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute

August 11th, 2014 · Comments Off · Career Development, Health and Wellness, Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by Truman Medical Centers.] University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies students DeNesha Johnson (top) and Jasmin Guzman were among 14 minority scholars from colleges and universities across the country to complete the second annual Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute (BHLI).  

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Cantú’s Goal is to Expand the Latina/Latino Studies Program

August 11th, 2014 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals

With a love for academia, Norma E. Cantú, Ph.D., has spent more than 30 years teaching and researching cultural issues for – and about – young women.

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HH Diversity Scholarship Event

August 11th, 2014 · Comments Off · Health and Wellness, Mission and Goals, News

The 2nd annual UMKC Health Sciences Scholarship dinner and dance will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014 at UMKC Atterbury Student Success Center, Pierson Auditorium, 5000 Holmes. Networking begins at 7 p.m.; student of color scholarship and provider of color awardee presentation at 7:30 p.m.; dinner begins at 8 p.m. followed by dancing at 9 […]

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Starting Aug. 1, Smoke-Free at UMKC

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off · Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] UMKC is adopting a university-wide tobacco-free and smoke-free policy on Aug. 1. Tobacco use and smoking products will not be permitted on university grounds, in university-

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance Invited to Two Festivals in China

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off · Awards and Honors, Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by the Conservatory of Music and Dance.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance Wind Symphony Chamber Players were invited to perform as a featured ensemble at the

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