‘At Ease Zone’ Ribbon Cutting is March 24

By , March 21, 2016 5:08 pm

At-Ease-ZoneHelp celebrate the opening of the “At Ease Zone” with a ribbon cutting at noon, Thursday, March 24. The ribbon cutting will be at the theatre entrance to the UMKC Student Union. In case of rain, the ribbon cutting will be on the third floor of the Student Union.

The “At Ease Zone” is located in Room 239, Cherry Hall, 5030 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo. The “At Ease Zone” will provide resources, referrals and a place to connect for UMKC student veterans and military connected students. The “At Ease Zone” is a result of a partnership between the UMKC School of Social Work and the UMKC Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

Enroll Now: Summer Session 2016

By , March 21, 2016 5:04 pm

Summer-Session-2016Catch Up. Stay on Track. Get Ahead.

Whatever your goals are, spending the summer at UMKC is a great way to meet them. With flexible scheduling, a variety of classes, online offerings and in-state tuition for area Kansas students, UMKC’s summer session is the ideal way to set your own pace and start strong in the fall!

The first session starts on May 23. For a full rundown, including registration dates and course lists, visit Summer Session.

International Students Day: Celebrating Saudi Arabia

By , March 21, 2016 10:42 am

International Students Day 2016International Students Day: Celebrating Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, April 13 @ 2:00–3:30PM

Miller Nichols Library: 1st Floor, iX Theater

All UMKC students, faculty, and staff welcome!

The UMKC Libraries are hosting the third International Students Day event, and this time we are celebrating students from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia!

The celebration will feature a presentation on the history of music of Saudi Arabia by Dr. Andrew Granade, Associate Professor of Musicology and Chair of the Composition, Music Theory, and Musicology Division at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.

Throughout the event there will be henna tattoo and Arabic calligraphy workshops, sampling of authentic Saudi Arabian foods, as well as various entertaining and interactive activities organized by the Saudi Students Union at UMKC.


  • 2:00 – 2:05: Opening remarks
  • 2:05 – 2:35: Lecture by Dr. Andrew Granade
  • 2:35 – 3:50: Break/Refreshment
  • 2:50 – 3:30: Performance by students
  • Other concurrent activities: (2:00 to 4:00pm) Authentic Saudi Arabia food sampling Arabic calligraphy workshop Henna Tattoo Book and DVD display

This event is aimed to promote the library as a friendly scholarly hub and home for the UMKC International Students. Sponsored by UMKC Friends of the Library and the UMKC School of Law, Leon E. Bloch Law Library.

To RSVP to the event, visit: http://umkclaw.link/celebrateksa

UM President Search Open Forum at UMKC on April 8, 2016

By , March 21, 2016 10:35 am

UM President Search

UM System Presidential Search – Open Forum

When: April 08, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: UMKC Student Union, Room 401BC

The UMKC community is invited to be part of the search process for the next president of the University of Missouri System (UM System).  The presidential search committee will hold an open forum at UMKC on April 8 to give the UMKC community the opportunity to provide input on the proposed characteristics and desired qualifications sought in the next UM System president.  The search firm and search committee will use this input to develop a qualifications statement for use in recruiting and selecting candidates for the position.

Students are encouraged to participate in the open forum so the committee may gather perspectives from the entire university community, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and retirees.

The forum will be livestreamed with a live link and final recording to be posted on the presidential search website at https://www.umsystem.edu/ps/.  No registration is required.  For those who cannot attend the forum and would like to provide input on desired candidate characteristics and qualifications, comments may be submitted by email to mailto:umpresidentialsearch@umsystem.edu no later than April 8.


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