Spring 2019 Stress Less Fest – Health Sciences Campus

By , April 30, 2019 11:38 am

Spring 2019 Stress Less Fest – Volker Campus

By , April 30, 2019 11:36 am

UMKC Student Art Exhibition opens May 2

By , April 19, 2019 12:37 pm

The UMKC Gallery of Art announces the 2019 UMKC Student Art Exhibition, which runs Thursday, May 2 to Saturday, May 11.  It features the work of 23 graduate and undergraduate artists.  All currently enrolled students at UMKC were eligible to submit work across a variety of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, graphic design, and video.

An opening reception will be 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday, May 2.  Scholarship awards will be presented during the opening reception at 6 p.m.

Congratulations to the participating artists:  Allison Spedding, Angel Goldenberg, Anna Diouf, Benjamin Cottrell, Colin Mosely, Emily Spreitzer, Erin Parrot, Jacob Wold, John Campbell, Katya C. Enriquez, Liz Dickinson, Luke Blevins, Madelyn Stewart, Marley Rogers, Megan Lashbrook, Megan VandeVelde, Noah Kellough, Rabecca Steger, Sarah Komer, Thang Nguyen, Tracy Khiew, Vince Fallis, Zachary Wolter.

José Faus served as the juror for the 2018 UMKC Art Exhibition.  Faus is a local multi-disciplinary artist, writer and UMKC alumnus.  Faus is a founding member of the Latino Writers Collective, sits on the boards of the UMKC Friends of the Library and the Charlotte Street Foundation and is board president of The Writer’s Place.  Faus has published chapbook, This Town Like That and full-length book of poetry, The Life and Times of José Calderon.

Union Programming Board Applications available now!

By , April 10, 2019 8:52 am

The Union Programming Board is searching for applicants for its executive board for 2019-2020. No prior UPB or event planning experience is required, but a willingness to learn and a passion for making UMKC better is essential!

The student leaders selected to serve on the UPB executive board will work with professionals in the development of events, programs, and activities designed to entertain, education and enhance the student experience at UMKC. UPB executive board members will learn skills such as the following: event planning, marketing, creative problem solving, teamwork, and negotiation. This is a great opportunity to apply what you have learned inside the classroom at UMKC to put on amazing events for your fellow students.

2019-2020 UPB Executive Board positions are available and the application is live on RooGroups. Applications are available at https://roogroups.umkc.edu/submitter/form/start/167261 and information about the specific positions on the executive board is available at https://roogroups.umkc.edu/organization/UPB/documents/view/1084744.

Applications will be due via RooGroups by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19th. Any questions about the process or positions can be directed to Anthony Maly at malya@umkc.edu.

Culture Night (20 April 2019)

By , April 9, 2019 4:58 pm

Please join the International Student Ambassadors as they celebrate diversity, peace and friendship during Culture Night 2019 on Saturday, April 20, 2019.  Families are welcome!

Culture Night will begin around 5PM in the Pierson Auditorium with educational booths from different countries and free food from several different cultures.

We will move over to the Swinney Recreation Center for the Talent and Fashion show at 7PM. Contestants will share dances, sing or play songs from their homeland for prizes. There will also be a fashion show of countries to showcase the gallantry of each country’s rich culture.

This event is totally free to all who attend, we do recommend arriving early as the food always runs out.  You may contact the International Student Ambassadors with questions at umkcisap@umkc.edu.

Experience Latin America (29 April 2019)

By , April 9, 2019 2:08 pm

Join us at Miller Nichols Library on Monday, 29 April from 3-4.30 for the 2019 International Student Celebration of Latin America!

The event includes student performances, refreshments, and guest speakers.

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