Category: Student Organization Spotlight

Run UPB! Applications now available

By , April 8, 2014 10:40 am

RUNUPBThe Union Programming Board (UPB) is a student run organization that works to bring fun, free, and diverse events and activities to the UMKC student body.   These events include bi-weekly movie nights in the Student Union Theater, cultural/social justice focused programming, live performances from local or upcoming musical artist, trips to various Kansas City attractions, and much more.  UPB Coordinators serve in stipendiary student positions where they are tasked with creating, organizing, and executing these events throughout the academic year.

UPB is now taking applications for 2014-2015 Coordinator positions.  Applications are available online at RooGroups and are due by April 18, 2014.

Questions can be directed to Habib Hassan at hh2f2@mail.umkc.edu.

Careers for History Majors – Panel Discussion with Alumni

By , March 12, 2014 8:39 am

History Panel FlyerWondering “what to do with” your major?

The History Club and History Department are sponsoring a panel discussion on “History outside the classroom” which although focused on history students, is applicable to any humanities major.  A panel of alumni will talk about the transferable skills and experiences that helped them be successful in the job market and in other industries outside higher education.

The event will take place in the Student Union room 302 from 12-2pm this Friday, March 14, 2014 with lunch provided.

Email questions to Juan Betancur at jjb8c3@mail.umkc.edu.

 

International Culture Night

By , March 4, 2014 9:16 am

CULTURE NIGHT 2014 SAVE THE DATEThe UMKC International Ambassadors are excited to invite the UMKC community to Culture Night 2014!

Join us in celebrating cultures from around the globe!  Enjoy music, dance, food, art, traditions, and fashion.

Culture Night will take place on Friday, March 14 from 5:30 – 8:30pm in the Student Union.

Travel the world without leaving UMKC!

For more information, email umkcisap@umkc.edu or visit us on Facebook at “UMKC International Student Affairs Office.”

Sorority informal recruitment information session

By , February 24, 2014 3:49 pm

Collegiate Panhellenic CouncilInterested in joining a sorority?

What: Information Session with *Free Food* open to all women at UMKC to attend to learn about Sorority life and the recruitment process.

When: Friday, February 28.  Women are free to stop by anytime between 7-9pm to grab a bite to eat at the nacho bar and speak to representatives from the 4 National Panhellenic Conference sororities on campus to learn more about what each sorority offers.  These sororities are Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Delta Zeta, and Chi Omega.*

Where: SGA Chambers (Student Union)

Questions? Contact Lexi Gill at lmgvxd@mail.umkc.edu

Alpha Delta PiAlpha Sigma AlphaDelta Zeta Chi Omega

*  The National Panhellenic Conference chapter recruitment process is unique to these four chapters listed above.  For more recruitment information about additional UMKC sororities, including Delta Rho, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Sigma Gamma Lambda Sorority, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., or Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. please contact OSI Assistant Director, Brittan Williams at williamsbrit@umkc.edu.

Donate Your Denim

By , February 17, 2014 5:51 pm

Denim DriveJoin UMKC Student Veterans Organization next week to donate your denim!

Denim will be recycled into insulation to be used by Habitat for Humanity in their building projects.

Donations can be dropped off at the UMKC Bookstore, Miller Nichols Library, and Oak Street Residence Hall between February 24th through the 28th.

Contact Jude Castro IV at jlcxb2@mail.umkc.edu for more information.

Trans* Social Group

By , January 28, 2014 8:46 am

transUMKC Trans* Social Group

Join UMKC’s Trans* Social Group to discuss topics relevant to the experience of being a trans* student while making new friends and having a good time!

This group is only open to college students who self identify as transgender, transsexual, gender queer, genderfluid, gender non-conforming, bigender, agender, third gender, questioning and/or somewhere beyond the binary gender system.

If you are interested in joining, please email Alex and Michelle at transumkc@gmail.com. A time, date, and location will be determined based on the input of potential participants and will only be available to confirmed participants. All group and participant information will be kept confidential.

Wondering what the “T” means in LGBTQIA? Check out this great video: “Out at the Center” with Laverne Cox

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