Regnier Summer Scholars – fast track your business idea

By , March 24, 2017 1:51 pm


Do you want to jump start your college career? Are you interested in entrepreneurship? Do you have a great business idea? If you answered “yes” to ANY of these questions, we want you to join the Regnier Institute’s Summer Scholars program. We will select up to 30 freshman and sophomore students per year to participate in this 2 week intensive course. The first half will introduce you to entrepreneurial processes, theories, and resources that will prepare you for an entrepreneurial career. The second half will focus on venture creation, culminating in a pitch contest at the end of the week.

Participants in the Summer Scholars program will receive three credit hours that will count for the ENT 215/315 Introduction to Entrepreneurship course requirement. Each student is eligible to receive a scholarship up to the cost of the course.

Don’t let this outstanding opportunity pass you by.

Click for more information and to apply! 

Contact Ben Williams with any questions.



Be a Campus Ambassador

By , March 24, 2017 1:41 pm

The UMKC Office of Admissions is seeking cheerful, articulate and enthusiastic UMKC undergraduate students to apply for the Campus Ambassador Program!

Students chosen for this exciting program will be trained to assist in recruiting new students and giving prospective students tours. Each Ambassador will have the opportunity to meet and interact with UMKC alumni, constituents and prospective students.

The Campus Ambassadors are always representing the Chancellor, Academic Units and the UMKC campus as a whole. These students will gain valuable knowledge of UMKC and its history, progression and the future of campus.

Apply now!


Be a Peer Coach!

By , March 24, 2017 1:37 pm

UMKC Peer Coaches help first year students learn the ins and outs of navigating campus! Serving as a Peer Coach is a one-year commitment and a great opportunity to increase your leadership skills and establish connections that help with your career pursuits. Visit our website for more information!


UMKC Trans+Allies (April 3)

By , March 17, 2017 3:28 pm

transallies_april2017The UMKC Trans+Allies group would invite all of you to our upcoming meeting Monday, April 3, at the UMKC Student Union, Rm. 402 from 6-8pm. For our April meeting we will have some awesome folks from the Kansas City Anti-Violence Project share about the violence experienced by trans People of Color and how we can support our community. We will also have a panel of trans People of Color share their experiences. We are super excited to have them come share about such an important (and unfortunately) timely topic. This event is open to anyone, we just ask that you come with an open mind and willingness to listen.

Future Trans+Allies Event at 6pm:
Monday, 5/1- Gender therapy and providing psychological support to trans clients

We look forward to seeing you on Monday, April 3rd!

The Trans+Allies Facilitation Team

Rockhill Parking Garage — Charlotte Street partial closure

By , March 13, 2017 5:07 pm

rockhill-garageKCMO Water Services has a contractor making repairs to the storm mains and a sink hole on Charlotte Street between 52nd and 53rd streets.  We apologize for the short notice, but the city failed to let us know the start date for this project.

Due to this construction, drivers are asked to enter the garage at the south entrance off of Charlotte and exit the garage on the north exit.  Please see the photo for reference.

We apologize for the inconvenience and hope the construction is completed soon!

Union Programming Board Executive Positions Available

By , February 28, 2017 5:38 pm

upb-recruitment-flyerThe Union Programming Board is searching for applicants for its executive board for 2017-2018!

No prior event planning experience is required, but passion for learning and making UMKC better for their fellow students is essential.

2017-2018 UPB Executive Board positions are available and the application is live on our website. Information is available here.

Get your questions answered and meet current UPB members and officers during three informational sessions (held in the UPB office, Student Union 320G):

  • March 16th at 4 p.m.
  • March 20th at 11 a.m.
  • March 22nd at 7 p.m.

Applications are due to the Office of Student Involvement front desk by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24th. Any questions about the process or positions can be directed to Anthony Maly at

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