Alumni News

Sociology Alumni: Help MU Research Mental Health Treatment!

Posted by on June 10, 2016 at 3:57 pm

I am a research assistant at University of Missouri writing with an opportunity for alumni of UMKC’s sociology program to earn a $10 gift card and contribute to research that will benefit mental health consumers in Missouri. I’m conducting research on community mental health providers’ experience (or not) with assessing and treating body image concerns […]

Sociology BA Alumnus – Laneshia Neely

Posted by on March 22, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Storm Live at the Tank Room is a 2015 concert documentary about the live stage performance of Kansas City artist Storm at one of Kansas City’s premiere up and coming venues. All will appreciate the grass root independent flare of this DVD. Shot from a HTC One, the DVD captures the ingenuity of Storm as […]

M. Jenise Comer: UMKC Sociology BA & KU MSW

Posted by on January 28, 2016 at 9:49 pm

UMKC Alumna M. Jenise Comer Assumes Presidency of ASWB 2016 Board of Directors M. Jenise Comer, an alumna of UMKC, began serving as president of the 2016 Board of Directors of the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) at the conclusion of the association’s 2015 annual meeting in November. She served as president-elect in 2015, […]

Sociology Alumni Update: What are they doing now?

Posted by on May 28, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Subject: Re: Hello from UMKC Office of Alumni Relations 1. Name, Major, Graduation Year: Andrea Steere, Sociology, 2013 2. Current Position, Company, Location (city): Communications & Program Coordinator, Rosedale Development Association, Kansas City 3. How did the education you received from your department at UMKC have an impact on your personal or professional life? My […]

What Are They Doing Now? Sociology Alumni Update: Scott Lyons

Posted by on January 27, 2015 at 7:43 pm

Scott Lyons has been named the next chief of the Papillion Police Department. Currently a major with the Lee’s Summit, Mo., police department, Lyons accepted Mayor David Black’s offer on Saturday. He will be paid $103,000. The City Council, which must approve the appointment, is expected to address the matter at its Feb. 3 meeting. […]

What Are They Doing Now? Alumni Update – Isabella Fassi

Posted by on December 8, 2014 at 5:29 pm

For the past year and a half, I have been living and working in Chikwawa, Malawi as a Peace Corps volunteer. My primary project is teaching English and mathematics, although I also facilitate several after school clubs (Debate, English, and Girls club) and lead computer/Internet literacy workshops. I spend most of my days at St. […]

Alumni Update!

Posted by on October 17, 2014 at 7:57 pm

UMKC Sociology Department alumna, Sarah Alnazer (May 2014), recently had her capstone paper entitled “Overall Health and Well-being of Female Veterans Compared to Their Male Counterparts”,  published with Lucerna.  Sarah was interviewing for a job recently and the director she interviewed with was a retired veteran who was interested her topic and research methods so […]

Dr. Reynolds Earned her IPhD with a Sociology Co-Discipline from our department

Posted by on July 16, 2014 at 7:43 pm

President Obama Appoints IHD Researcher   Families Have Michelle Reynolds in Their Corner This August, President Obama will gather his new appointees for the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) in Washington, DC. Among them will be Michelle C. (Sheli) Reynolds, Ph.D., an 18-year University of Missouri-Kansas City Institute for Human Development program […]