[The following was emailed to UMKC Everyone on May 24.] The news reports from Joplin following the devastating tornado that struck that area continue. The UMKC community joins others in offering our sympathy to the families of those who died and our hope to the hundreds of individuals displaced, distressed, and traumatized by this disaster.
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May 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Alumni, Communications, Community Connections, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Scholarships, Staff, Students, Support services
May 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic units, Alumni, Announcement, Community Connections, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students, Support services
Yesterday, faculty and staff at UMKC Schools of Pharmacy, Nursing and Medicine held meetings and began organizing in response to the major storms that swept through Joplin and southern Missouri over the weekend. The Schools are closely monitoring the situation and are reaching out to our students and alumni in the storm area. Along with [...]
May 17th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Alumni, Students
The figures below represent the number of graduating candidates who participated in UMKC’s 2011 commencement ceremonies. The official number of graduates and degrees conferred will not be available for several weeks. School of Nursing, May 5: 125 graduates Two hoods
Tags: College of Arts and Sciences·Conservatory of Music and Dance·Henry W. Bloch School of Management·Master of Science in Anesthesiology·School of Biological Sciences·School of Computing and Engineering·School of Dentistry·school of education·school of law·school of nursing·school of pharmacy
March 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Administration, Communications, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Government and Higher Education, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Research, Students, UMKC Foundation, University Advancement, University System
[The following statement from UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton, distributed on March 18, 2011, is a quarterly messages sent by the Chancellor to UMKC faculty, staff and constituents.] Dear Friends, UMKC plays a unique role in supporting the health care needs of our region. With the schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nursing all located on Hospital [...]
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January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Announcement, Classroom Technology, Government and Higher Education, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Students, Technology
UMKC School of Nursing‘s RN-BSN degree program has received approval by our accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission [HLC], to transition from being an onsite to an online program. Last August, a team from HLC conducted a UMKC site visit that focused on the university’s distance/online degree programs recently reclassified by the commission .
November 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Academic units, Administration, Announcement, Awards and honors, Life Sciences
UMKC School of Nursing Dean Lora Lacey-Haun and Associate Dean Thad Wilson recently received honors for their commitment to and achievements in the field of nursing. Dean Lacey-Haun was awarded by her alma mater, the University of Alabama-Birmingham, School of Nursing, with the school’s Visionary Leaders award for her “distinctive leadership, innovation and service in [...]
October 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Community Connections, Diversity, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals
In June 2010, JoAnn Klaassen, a clinical assistant professor at UMKC School of Nursing, led a health care team to rural Ethiopia. “A church organization in Olathe organized the trip initially to address clean water and hygiene issues at the request of an Ethiopian family in the church,” Klaassen said.
June 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Announcement, Faculty
I am pleased to announce that Dean Lora Lacey-Haun has received a development leave from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011. During the 2010-2011 academic year, Dr. Thad Wilson, Associate Dean for the School of Nursing (SON) Academic Programs, will serve as Acting Dean. As Dean of the SON, Dean Lacey-Haun has instituted the [...]
May 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic units, Community Connections, Faculty, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals
Earlier this year, UMKC School of Nursing Professor Pat Kelly traveled with two others to Haiti to join global efforts of assistance in the aftermath of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the country in January. Read excerpts from the journal Dr. Kelly kept of her trip, as well as excerpts from the journals kept [...]
February 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Announcement, Life Sciences
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Russell B. Melchert, Ph.D., R.Ph., as Dean of UMKC’s School of Pharmacy. Dr. Melchert is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. Melchert will begin his duties at UMKC on July 1, 2010. [...]