Women’s Resource Fair on Sept 22

By , September 13, 2016 12:44 pm

WC_LogoUpdate_7-1-15The Women’s Center is hosting a Women’s Resource Fair on campus. The Fair is free and open to the all students, staff and faculty.

It will showcase the programs and services offered by the Women’s Center and will also include information tables from various campus and community organizations, including voter registration hosted by the AAUW.

Participants will enjoy free giveaways, prizes and refreshments. The highlight of the Resource Fair will be a Circus Show Teaser with live entertainment by the all-female cast of the Great Kansas City Circus Show, featuring the KC Juggling Club and Moon Drop Circus. The entertainment will include juggling, acrobatics and aerials.

Event details:

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Women’s Resource Fair and Circus Show Teaser, 12 – 2 p.m.

University Walkway & Playhouse, 51st and Holmes St.

 

If you have any questions or need additional information, visit the UMKC Women’s Center .

UMKC Founders Week 2016

By , September 13, 2016 12:40 pm

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Connect with UMKC’s heritage and traditions during Founders’ Week Sept. 23 – Oct. 1. Founders’ Week is hosted by the UMKC Alumni Association around the anniversary date of Oct. 1; events throughout the week celebrate UMKC as Kansas City’s university and bring together students, alumni, and our  community.

The week culminates with UMKC Family Weekend!

Events include the Regalia Run, film screening of Finding Dory, and KC Royals vs. Cleveland Indians game.  Some events require registration and pre-payment—be sure to reserve your place early!

 

Celebrate Constitution Day on Sept 14, 2016

By , September 9, 2016 2:58 pm

Constitution DayHow much do you remember from your civics and American government courses?  Test your knowledge in honor of Constitution Day!

Please join UMKC’s American Constitution Society (ACS) for a trivia competition over the lunch hour on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in the School of Law Student Lounge.  Refreshments will be served.

Constitution Day became a recognized federal holiday in 2004, when legislation authored by Senator Robert Byrd was signed into law.  The Act mandates that all educational institutions that receive public funding provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on or near September 17th each year.

Women in STEAM Networking Mixer (15 Sept)

By , September 8, 2016 8:30 am

Women STEAMJoin us to meet students, faculty, and professionals in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) fields and to learn more about UMKC’s new Women in STEAM Program.

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 4-6pm

Katz Hall, Room 101

Refreshments will be served; please RSVP by Tuesday, 13 September by calling 816.235.1638 or email umkc-womens-center@umkc.edu.

Learn About The UM System – Video Series

By , August 30, 2016 12:11 pm

UM System logoHow does the UM System connect faculty, staff, and students to every corner of the State of Missouri?

Learn more with the UM System ‘At A Glance’ video series:  get to know the mission, structure, governance, and history of the system, as well as how shared services keep education affordable in Missouri.

 

 

Important Information about the UMKC Emergency Alert System

By , August 30, 2016 11:52 am

UMKC AlertThe University of Missouri System installed a new emergency alert program for the four campuses this summer.  The Rave program replaced the former Alert system but works in a similar manner.  In the event of a natural disaster (such as the recent tornado warning), violent event or weather-related campus closing, an alert message will be transmitted to all faculty, staff and students via email, voice and text.

Existing UMKC phone numbers, umkc.edu e-mail accounts and information provided at the time of enrollment have already been entered in the system. Students can update that information at any time via Pathway.

Additional information can be found on the UMKC Emergency Alert System website. For specific questions about the Rave alert system, please contact Bridget Koan, koanb@umkc.edu.

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