The Missouri S&T child development center is currently planned to open in January 2022
For more information about Engagements in the portal, visit the UM System's About Engagement page.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation supports Center for Neighborhoods three-year research project
Come network with other Missouri teachers.
UM System Extension and Engagement Week culminates in statewide days of service. UMKC has cultivated over 500 individual opportunities to serve on campus and in our local community.
This week-long celebration — with events from all four UM System campuses — showcases the impact University engagement and extension programming have on addressing our state’s grand challenges in economic opportunity, educational excellence and access, and health and well-being.
Volunteers are an essential resource for every nonprofit organization, regardless of mission or purpose. Recognizing the need for professional development in the critical field of volunteer management, MVMA and the NPML program will offer classes and events that individuals can use to qualify for a noncredit Chancellor’s Certificate in Volunteer Management from UMSL.
Entering its 18th year in 2021, the Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning Chancellor’s Certificate has educated hundreds of members of the St. Louis planning community.
The S&T Archives and the State Historical Society of Missouri-Rolla Research Center present “Picturing Women Inventors.”
The Engagement Fellows Program allows our faculty to make personal connections and deliver on our important mission to disseminate and apply knowledge for the benefit of all Missourians.
City of Independence, UMKC help each other as importance of community programs grows
Our Healthy KC Eastside” (OHKCE) is a large-scale, community-based partnership addressing vaccine hesitance and health inequities in vulnerable portions of Jackson County, Mo.
Missouri S&T’s teacher education and certification department is offering free tutoring for students of faculty, staff and community members.
Missouri S&T commemorates 150 years of discovery, creativity and innovation. Join us as we honor the university’s past, celebrate its present and envision its future.
The Engineering Management senior design classes and Industrial-Organizational Psychology MS program partner with Phelps Health to help the organization address a community health issue. Undergraduate and graduate students provide consultation and data are collected by the instructors to study the effectiveness of this new practicum structure.
A 2019 survey of students at UMKC showed that 32% of undergraduates and 19% of graduate students experienced food insecurity, a common finding at colleges and universities in the United States.
UMKC Enactus students developed an app to help restaurants donate excess food to local pantries for people in need.
The pantry ensures no Roo goes without, especially during the pandemic
A virtual 5K is a race that can be run – or walked – from any location. You can complete the race in your neighborhood, on a trail, on a treadmill, etc. You are able to run at your own pace at time that is convenient for you, during the race week.
The Community can take advantage of these great promotional events through Kansas City Athletics.
The Missouri S&T Bicentennial lecture series in conjunction with the Missouri Bicentennial Alliance.
Field experience in the community in your chosen profession is a hallmark of a UMKC education.
Move More Get More, a community-based research initiative sponsored, is hosting FREE MOVE sessions for the community all fall. Move sessions are fitness sessions designed to increase physical activity and community through movement.
The innovative approach to fighting COVID-19, championed by Dr. Lisa Cillessen, is taking hold in rural areas of the state.
The Cockefair Chair and members of the talented faculty at UMKC deliver short, engaging courses on national issues, Kansas City history, and current events, and literature, and the arts.
The Cockefair Chair and members of the talented faculty at UMKC deliver short, engaging courses on national issues, Kansas City history, and current events, and literature, and the arts.
The Cockefair Chair and members of the talented faculty at UMKC deliver short, engaging courses on national issues, Kansas City history, and current events, and literature, and the arts.
UMKC Campus Rec offers a variety of programs and services that cater to our entire campus family and beyond.
Missouri S&T, in partnership with Arts Rolla and Southwinds, is accepting entries now through Oct. 1, 2021, for its 150th Anniversary poetry and writing contest.
Missouri S&T invites the community to submit ideas for the 150th anniversary time capsule, which is set to be sealed in fall 2021.
Eight students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) participated in a summer program at Missouri S&T that is designed to encourage engineering students from underrepresented groups to pursue graduate studies.
Program introduces students to the role pharmacists play in improving people’s health and well-being
Foundation support accelerates Institute for Urban Education growth, progress
The UMKC Center for Neighborhoods has released a study of small apartments in the Central City Economic Development (CCED) area, including parts of 18 neighborhoods in KCMO.
Landmarks, green spaces, roads and walkways are all components of the Arrival District
Students in Dr. Rebecca Mott’s Agricultural Education and Leadership Program Development course have the opportunity to partner with student collaborators from the University of Illinois College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
The Litton Leadership Scholars Program challenges undergraduates to lead not only on campus, but also in their future career fields.
Vaccine effort targets low-income and underserved living in Kansas City’s east side
This new interdisciplinary program will help prepare students for focused careers in natural science, water resource, conservation, environmental engineering, hydrology, and wastewater.
More broadband research is needed for Missouri’s rural area to help close the digital divide.
The UMKC Digital Equity Working Group Continues UMKC’s Involvement in Kansas City’s Digital Equity and Inclusion Movement.
The entire class of UMKC med students has been certified and volunteered to give COVID vaccines.
Whether you are a member of the public, a researcher, a community-based organization, an internet service provider, work in local government or economic development- The Missouri Broadband Resource Rail has the tools to help you.
Joseph Lightner says plan aims to counter racism and its effects before they lead to chronic illness.
UMKC leadership will contribute to a statewide initiative on manufacturing.
Dynamic duo at Columbia campus cares for farmers.
The Missouri Institute for Mental Health (MIMH) CE Circle is a subscription-based service in which members receive live-online behavioral health trainings throughout the year. Members pay only one fee each year. At least 40 live-online opportunities over the course of the year will be available for members to receive training on a wide variety of […]
Transforming educators through professional learning, support, and development to maximize student success.
The first round of funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation supports seven initiatives
A unique evening of conversation and entertainment with a dazzling piece of music performed live by the Arianna String Quartet connected to a different theme each month (prior themes included architecture, chemistry, physics, business, brewing).
The Computer Education & Training Center at UMSL offers noncredit computer courses to meet technological challenges in the workplace.
“Where there are problems, there are entrepreneurs with solutions,” says an end-of-the-year report from the UMKC Innovation Center.
The Miner Well-Being Certification program is designed to offer students the opportunity to explore and develop the tools for well-being.
Organizations often expect their employees to show initiative through proactive behavior, and at the same time, expect them to work well with their co-workers to achieve goals. But proactive approaches may not always be welcome by other team members, according to new psychological research.
The Arrival District will provide a front door to S&T
University of Missouri Extension and Show-Me Farm Safety recently released a new Together We Can toolkit to help rural Missourians access mental health resources.
The University of Missouri Broadband Initiative team has created resources to help communities navigate and apply for broadband funding.
Jackson County approves CARES Act funding to promote vaccinations and other preventive care.
Sponsored by National Security Agency (NSA)’s GenCyber program, UMKC will be offering two 1-week camps during Summer 2021 for rising 9-12th graders to explore the field of cybersecurity.
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use challenge and help connect them to the […]
Youth MHFA teaches adults how to help adolescents (age 12-18) who are experiencing mental health or substance use challenges. Youth Mental Health First Aid introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan on how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.
UMKC Community Counseling and Assessment Services (CCAS) is a counselor and psychologist training center that provides affordable counseling and assessment services to Kansas City’s diverse and under-served populations on a sliding fee scale.
The School of Dentistry Clinic provides a wide variety of dental services to the public at reduced rates.
UMKC Campus Recreation hopes to help the KC community, in the future, improve physical and mental wellbeing with access to its facilities via community memberships.
The Lunch-n-Learns hosted in April covered a variety of wellness topics.
The study comprised of responses from 463 individuals at 11 churches in Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas.
The Center for Evidence-based Youth Mental Health (CEBYMH) and MU Psychological Services Clinic (PSC) are offering the 1,2,3 Magic Behavioral Parent Training group during the month of May. In the presentation, parents will learn how to control unhelpful behaviors, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the relationship with their child(ren). The group will run from 6-8 […]
The MU PSC Skills for Psychological Recovery for COVID-19 Stress program provides up to 5 free teletherapy sessions to help adults and youth cope with anxiety and stress related to the challenges of COVID-19. Any Boone County resident is eligible for services.
The MU PSC Skills for Psychological Recovery for Farm/Ranch Stress program provides up to 5 free teletherapy sessions to help farmers, ranchers, and their families cope with anxiety and stress related to the challenges of farm/ranch and agricultural livelihood and lifestyle. Any Missouri farmer or rancher, or member of their immediate family is eligible for […]
The Institute for Urban Education is a supplemental urban teacher preparation and support program.
The nonprofit works to inspire interest in STEM within the Kansas City region.
The Center for Evidence-Based Youth Mental Health at MU’s Psychological Services Clinic provides workshops for mental health professionals to learn research supported assessment and therapy practices to use with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families and caregivers.
School of Pharmacy playing significant role in COVID vaccine efforts across the state.
The guide was developed in partnership with The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council and the Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities.
The Government-to-University Initiative connects government’s hiring and research needs with local university capacity.
Egghead provides full-service advertising services to its clients.
The nonprofit provides resources for and about wrongfully convicted individuals in the Midwest.
Newsletter designed for people who live and work in the communities living close to campus touching within 2 miles from campus.
Trombone intensive 3 day camp for 7-12th grade students.
The Missouri Summer Composition Institute (June 21-26, 2021) is an exciting opportunity for some of Missouri’s young composers to come together for one week of learning and interacting with other creative minds. Participants will receive composition lessons from MU faculty and compose a piece to be premiered at the end of the week by members […]
Non-credit music instruction taught by undergraduate and graduate instructors.
Virtual group piano instruction for kids.
Group virtual piano instruction for Adults.
The students received training the week of April 5th and are ready to assist a variety of vaccine providers.
The UMKC School of Pharmacy students began their rotation during a time of change for the clinic.
Join us for a panel discussion on major power outages and why they happen.
The Emerging Leaders Program, conference and internship, collaborates with the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus to provide high school students across Missouri with an opportunity to learn about the legislative process through hands-on activities and experiences. The program also provides college preparation and access resources for participating students.
Geared for Phelps is a collaborative effort to encourage local business growth through innovation.
The UMKC Innovation Center is one of two Missouri organizations chosen for the SPRINT Challenge grant.
The mission of the STARS program is to enhance the understanding and augment the application of the philosophy and processes of science and mathematics for teachers and their students through expertly guided, real life experiences in inquiry and discovery. Accepted applicants will engage in a six-week immersive experience with the guidance of professional scientists, and […]
The UMSL Department of Music is proud to offer our fifth annual (Virtual) Summer Keyboard Camp, from Monday, June 14 through Friday, June 18, 2021. This year’s camp will be held entirely ONLINE!
Join UMSL’s internationally acclaimed Arianna String Quartet and maestro Darwin Aquino for an outstanding string camp experience at an affordable price! The 2021 UMSL Online String Camp will be a four-day workshop offering technique classes, guided practice sessions, instrument masterclasses, orchestra skills and excerpts workshops, guided listening sessions, and private lessons. Don’t miss this opportunity […]
The award-winning UMSL Bridge Program continues to provide unique and comprehensive college preparation services to students and families in the St. Louis community. Join other middle and high school students who are transitioning to high school and college through the Bridge Program.
Camp Invention is a nationally acclaimed summer program where STEM concepts come to life for K-6 graders.
Engage with current faculty and practicing pharmacists, view experiments in the lab and interact with current students to find out what it’s like to be a pharmacy student at UMKC.
Participants will choose one morning and one-afternoon non-credit course taught by UMKC faculty members, designed to offer academic challenge and intellectual engagement to high school students. Students who successfully complete each course will receive a Recognition of Achievement from the UMKC Honors College.
The UMKC Conservatory Dance Intensive gives high school students (Grades 9-12) and middle school students (Grades 6-8) the opportunity to study with renowned performers and instructors.
The UMKC Piano Festival provides an opportunity for piano players of various ages and skill levels to improve upon their playing ability.
Partcipants will spend time meeting medical professionals at Truman Medical Center, the Kansas City Missouri Health Department, Children’s Mercy, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Dentistry.
The UMKC Music Theory Workshop is designed for students in grades 11-12 planning to pursue a degree in music.
Students will have the opportunity to hone in on their technical skills before performing at the finale concert.
Students in grades 9-12 will have the opportunity to participate in clinics and masterclasses to hone in on their bassoon and oboe skills.
Steeped in the rich jazz history of Kansas City, the UMKC Jazz Camp brings world-renowned performers and jazz educators to Kansas City to work with talented young instrumentalists in grades 6-12.
The Summer Bridge Scholars program provides an academically rigorous summer experience to incoming first-year college students to prepare them for a successful college career at UMKC.
The Kansas City Saxophone Workshop returns this summer offering online and hybrid formats.
The innovative 10-week summer program is intended to develop competitive health professions applicants who have the potential to care for residents of Missouri.
In partnership with the Urban Land Institute-St. Louis, the UMSL Public Policy Administration Program is offering virtually the noncredit UMSL Chancellor’s Certificate in Fundamentals of Economic Development.
U-CREATE Summer Camp is a camp for kids ages 6-12 designed to be an active camp that both educates and stimulates while having fun. Camp enrollment is open to UMSL and the surrounding community.
The event, hosted last weekend, vaccinated over 7000 individuals.
Excerpts from the report are featured on Google Fiber’s Twitter.
Aspiring young musicians from underrepresented populations of the Kansas City metro area receive engaging, high-quality instruction in the performing arts.
The Gateway Writing Project, in partnership with local organizations, invites young writers from across the Greater St. Louis area to join us in June 2021 to share their perspectives and experiences as youth growing up in St. Louis. Onecity Stories program participants will create and publish multimedia projects with the support of experts in the […]
Have fun, learn new skills and make new friends at Missouri S&T’s 2021 virtual summer camp programs!
Over 200 UMKC nursing students are helping vaccinate the Kansas City community.
Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, dean of the School of Medicine, discusses how vaccine confidence and access varies across Missouri.
Recent investment in UMKC Health Sciences District has had a domino effect in the surrounding area.
Children under the age of three are eligible for the exam.
Community groups and UMKC researchers pair up to collaborate on public health research.
UMKC’s Center for Neighborhoods is recruiting leaders for its Spring 2021 leadership cohort.
LaBudde Special Collections at UMKC, in collaboration with the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center and Prospect Business Association, has put together an online exhibit highlighting the days following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
The UMKC Conservatory created 27 new endowed scholarships through volunteer efforts during a difficult time.
Senior Peers Actively Renewing Knowledge, known as SPARK, provides classes and events for retiree members.
New State-of-the-Art Equipment Expands Research Opportunities for Research
UMKC School of Law Provides Legal Services to Small Businesses
The S&T Mineral Museum has over 4,599 minerals from over 92 countries. Visitors are always welcomed.
UMKC School of Pharmacy faculty member Emma Meyer, Pharm.D., is one of four regional researchers who have received a $50,000 research grant from BioNexus KC and the Hall Family Foundation to promote innovations in human and animal health.
UMKC recieves HUD funding for partnership with Children’s Mercy and the city
YOUR PARTNER FOR RAPID RESEARCH SOLUTIONS The Research Enabled portal quickly connects companies to the wealth of expertise and resources at the seven campuses of the University of Missouri and Southern Illinois University systems, to address technical, business, and other research needs of industry and organizations.
The new University of Missouri System Health Care Finder online tool is one strand of a statewide Show Me Health and Well-Being initiative that aims to increase Missourians’ access to health care and boost the state’s health care outcomes.
Kansas City Magazine’s January edition highlighted the ways local medical professionals have contributed to Kansas City during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Amoung those featured were three UMKC Facutly Members.
At the UMKC Law School’s Kansas City Tax Clinic, law students, under the supervision of clinical faculty, assist low-income taxpayers in resolving their federal and state tax controversies.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry dental hygiene students are screening patients for their clinical licensing exam, which includes a free dental cleaning.
City fire department in Rolla uses virtual reality for firefighter training.
Charged with encouraging, strengthening, and celebrating UMKC’s ongoing commitment to the community, the new UMKC Engagement Council will begin meeting this spring.
UMKC’s Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership is offering a four-session introductory board member development program that draws upon the nationally-noted expertise of Dr. David Renz, director of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC, and nonprofit leaders from across the KC region.
Students at Missouri S&T have new research opportunities thanks to a partnership between Missouri S&T and the Ozark Rivers Chapter of the National Audubon Society.
KCSourceLink has seen an 176% increase in calls to their help desk from April to October as well as a 367% increase in the number of people who reported starting a business. In response, they curated this list of classes to help support potential entrepreneurs.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, in partnership with Mosaic Life Care, is expanding its program to St. Joseph, Missouri, to address the state’s rural physician shortage.
The Pierre Laclede Honors College invited five speakers to engage the honors students on a discussion on race and the importance of activism in the past and present. The speaker series served to compliment the book, Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis, which served as the common read book for the university freshmen.
Graduate and undergraduate students within the UMSL College of Education will be providing virtual literacy tutoring sessions during the spring semester. This is a free program with limited space.
The Sojourner Health Clinic provides quality medical care at no cost to over 300 uninsured and underserved Kansas City patients annually.
UMKC students engaged with patients at 160 different immunization events and administered 5,580 flu shots this fall.
The Kansas City Government to Univesity (G2U) Regional Coalition is launching a new career services project to help draw our region’s students to high-demand public service careers.
This research study highlights the connection between firearm suicide rates in adolescents and young adults and the easing of restrictions to gun ownership in Missouri law.
UMKC TalentLink connects individuals and organizations to professional development experiences.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announcced on November 23 that UMKC has been selected to receive 1.9 million in grant funding through the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) program.
The Kansas City Coalition for Digital Inclusion is an open, collaborative group of Kansas City area nonprofits, individuals, government entities and business focused on fostering internet access and digital readiness in greater Kansas City.
Find classes on developing your Kansas City business through the Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) Urban Growth Initiative.
UMSL | Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s Professional Training Center creates and implements innovative programming to provide quality behavioral health education to both the general public and service providers. The Center has its roots in the Institute’s Division of Continuing Education, which served the training and education needs of behavioral health professionals for nearly four […]
Digital Sandbox KC broadly seeks new innovation in information technology. The Sandbox provides innovators with proof-of-concept resources to support early-stage commercialization processes.
Whiteboard 2 Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and established businesses to technologies available for licensing at institutions of higher education, hospitals and corporations in Missouri and Kansas to stimulate applied research, leverage innovation in the marketplace, and accelerate the commercialization of technology.
The UMSL Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (UMSL VITA) provides free tax assistance to low to middle income individuals and families. This program is sponsored by the College of Business Administration at UMSL and the Gamma Psi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. This continues to be the largest university-based personal income tax service in the […]
Boeing FLITE is a 10-week competitive summer diversity-based business cohort of 4 participating schools (12 students: including Truman State, Howard University, Saint Louis University) living on the UMSL campus and working at Boeing. The cohort features rising sophomores immersed in a working internship at Boeing St. Louis while working in a professional environment within a […]
The UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.
The Missouri Small Business Development Center at UMKC provides resources for growing and developing businesses in the Kansas City area.
Move More Get More is a federally funded program to increase physical activity and nutrition among middle school students in Kansas City Public Schools.
Dr. Nathan Mauck, Associate Professor of Finance, offered his expertise in several interviews where he discusses the economic recovery Kansas City Businesses are experiencing during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Funding from institute encourages UMKC community research partnerships. Informational webinar available online; applications due Nov. 9.
UMKC recently challenged all faculty and staff to donate $5 to their annual United Way Campaign. For most of its 100-year history, United Way has partnered with agencies throughout the community that share its mission and exist to change lives. It includes hundreds of non-profit agencies and support programs that benefit the region.
In response to the racial crisis our community and nation finds itself in, UMKC is leading thoughtful action on campus and in our community to ensure lasting and comprehensive change.
The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry is the award recipient working with UMKC and Columbia University to lead an unprecedented coalition of 40 national professional organizations on a project to address the opioid and stimulant crises across the nation. An article by Stacy Downs.
The Workforce Rally Webinar Series convenes industry experts, businesses, and guest speakers to share best practices for employment, labor and workforce development.
The Missouri SBDC Growth Services targets small businesses looking to build a sustainable, scalable, and successful business model. The success of the program is built around meeting the business owner where they are and providing access to the right resources, at the right time, to help navigate the right opportunity or address the right pain […]
Partner with MU Extension to host a Homegrown: Entrepreneurship in Your Community workshop, and you can participate in building and strengthening your community’s entrepreneurial network.
University of Missouri Extension’s Exceed program enhances economic development opportunities by providing high-quality research and insights to our partners. We routinely work with businesses, communities, regions, governments and nonprofits through a variety of projects.
ExploreMIR is a tri-county tourism event between Madison, Iron and Reynolds counties in Southeast Missouri.
In the Advanced Professional Development course, students work with a professional partner through MU Extension, the MU Office of Service-Learning, or corporate partners across the state to complete a professional project. Students address the business needs of the partner organization, and dedicate approximately 30 hours per student per semester to this effort.
For the past four years, the MU Extension Community Arts Program has partnered with the City of North Kansas City to present Arts in the Park and the Mistletowne Market festivals.
UMKC’s School of Education is developing innovative programs to foster the success of students in urban schools. An article written by Patricia O’Dell.
In support of the Missouri SBDC mission, the International Trade services provides export education for new-to-export companies, and companies in need of additional international trade support to increase exports out of Missouri, in turn supporting economic growth and job support in the state.
The Missouri Small Business Development Center for Agriculture, Food and Forestry partners with agri-entrepreneurs to develop and expand businesses. As part of an interdisciplinary partnership, the Missouri SBDC, designated specialists within Agriculture and Environment Extension, to work together with business counselors to connect new ideas to successful business structures and initial capital.
National French Week is an annual celebration of all things francophone! Join us in an entirely virtual format this year!
A summer program for high school youth to learn job readiness and life skills through hands-on experiences with professionals.
The Dinosaurs & Cavemen Science Expo is an annual fair held on or off campus that brings researchers, community partners and the public together to celebrate paleontology, natural history and science through activities, demonstrations and guest speakers.
Over the course of the summer, the School of Music offered two online programs taught by graduate and undergraduate music students.
The University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (VMDL) is a full-service veterinary diagnostic laboratory and Missouri’s only laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.
The Des Lee Collaborative Vision is a project that links the expertise and resources at universities with educational, cultural and social service institutions in the community. Working through a select group of endowed professors partnering with community entities, the DLCV is able to enhance education, improve the quality of life throughout the St. Louis area […]
The Clinical Rural Immersion Program gives health care students real-world experience in rural Missouri.
Community Heart Screenings Help Identify Risk Factors
Dr. Phillip Mulligan, assistant research professor of geosciences, geological and petroleum engineering at Missouri S&T is examining the use of soybean oil as an alternative fuel source for the common mining explosive ANFO
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health’s (MIMH) improves and transforms mental health outcomes through innovative research and program development, program evaluation, community outreach, and professional training. MIMH programs serve individuals impacted by, at risk for, or living with a mental illness, behavioral health condition, traumatic brain injury, or HIV/AIDS, as well as all sectors who […]
The Mobile Eye Center provides eye and vision care for the underserved throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area.
The Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center is a landmark performance facility on the UMSL campus built to provide a performance home for campus events, academic programs, and regional arts organizations.
A day of service on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, the MLK Day of Service volunteer event is coordinated by UMSL students in collaboration with several community agencies and service organizations.
This week-long celebration — with events from all four UM System campuses — will showcase the impact extension programming and university engagement have on addressing our state’s grand challenges in economic opportunity, educational excellence and access and health and well-being.
UMSL’s Charter Schools Office sponsors seven public charter schools in the city of St. Louis. Roughly 3000 students attend these schools.
Girls’ Adventures in Math is a team-based math competition for girls in grades 3-8. Our competition presents some of the most challenging and innovative math problems to students in this age group, contextualized in a comic book containing the stories of pioneering women from history.
Faculty from the UMSL College of Education engaged more than 75 local educators in a workshop series focused on strategies for digital instruction.
Neighborhood Leadership Academy provides hands-on leadership training emphasizing community building principles, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills. The program connects resources at University of Missouri-St. Louis (Community Partnership Project, Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program, and MU Extension) to residents and neighborhoods wanting to create more livable communities.
The Neighborhood Leadership Fellows (NLF), is an advanced leadership program through Creating Whole Communities representing a partnership of UMSL, MU Extension, and St. Louis Promise Zone. NLF aims to increase North St. Louis City and County residents’ participation in civic decision-making tables in order to produce more equitable regional policies for neighborhoods.
The Nicholas and Theodora Matsakis Hellenic Culture Center at tUMSL is a place where scholars, students, and community members are welcome to immerse themselves in the culture and history of Greece – both international and locally. The Center is a resource for political, educational, cultural, travel, and business information.
A small museum on the UMSL campus, Gallery 210 offers visual arts programming of regional, national, and international importance. The gallery’s exhibitions and related arts programming have enjoyed a long and distinguished history of service to the university and to the St. Louis community.
More than just a place to exercise, the Recreation and Wellness Center to provide a spot for all members to stay, play, and connect on the UMSL Campus. Our goal is to provide an inclusive and comprehensive set of programs and services that cater to the needs of the students, faculty, staff and community members. […]
The volunteers of MVHP interview and record oral histories of our Veterans. The recordings are shared with The State Historical Society of Missouri, the U.S. Library of Congress and the Veteran.
The Des Lee Fine Arts Education Collaborative is dedicated to enhancing the quality, influence, attitudes, and accessibility of fine arts by connecting educators, artists, and performers with St Louis students. Special attention is given to underserved populations. The Collaborative is currently made up of 16 St. Louis area arts agencies and 17 St. Louis area […]
This October, join us to reflect on and celebrate the service of our UMKC community, this year in a virtual format.
Join the UMKC Alumni Association for a virtual 5k. A virtual 5k is a race that can be run – or walked – from any location. You can complete the race in your neighborhood, on a trail, on a treadmill, etc. You are able to run at your own pace at time that is convenient […]
Mizzou Academy is a nationally accredited online/blended school that is housed within the University of Missouri College of Education. There are more than 200 courses offered within a variety of programs, including self-paced, semester-based, and co-teaching.
The eMINTS National Center was created in partnership with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Missouri Department of Higher Education to help schools and teachers meet the demands of digital age teaching and learning.
In collaboration with Veterans United Home Loans, we are training post-traumatic stress service dogs for US military veterans. The dogs come from animal shelters, are pre-trained in basic obedience at the Boonville Prison, and then are trained on the special skills to help a veteran. The program matches the veteran with the dog through careful […]
The Institute of Public Policy at the University of Missouri conducts process and outcomes evaluation and data management for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The program aims to reduce teen pregnancy rates and risky sexual behavior among Missouri’s middle school and high school youth.
Travel Program that connects Mizzou Alumni and friends in share social and learning experiences.
This year the challenge for students is to partner with a news organization to find a new (to them) engagement idea to help foster connection with their community. Applications detailing the ideas are due by Oct 31st. First prize is $10,000.
KCSourceLink is your guide to entrepreneurship in Kansas City. We help aspiring startups and established businesses find the right business resources to start, scale or accelerate.
The UMKC Institute for Human Development (IHD) is an applied research and training center for human services. It exemplifies the university’s goals of engaged scholarship and community partnerships. Its functions include interdisciplinary training, applied research, community program development and information dissemination.
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is dedicated to enhancing performance and effectiveness in the nonprofit community through education, research and service.
Missouri S&T’s Dr. Clair Kueny, assistant professor of psychological science, partners with Phelps Health of Rolla, to better understand how COVID-19 has impacted rural health care and health care providers.
A partnership between the MU College of Education, the state of Missouri and others, Youth Leadership Forum is a unique career leadership-training program for students with disabilities, ages 16–21.
The Family Access Center of Excellence (FACE) are now connecting families with up to 6 hours of free counseling.
A free camp for middle school students that focuses on planning for the future.
A free kindergarten readiness program that helps prepare children to enter school ready to succeed.
Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches participants to recognize and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use concerns. Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed for adults who work with adolescents.
MU’s Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Lab screens harvested deer for chronic wasting disease.
Based in the VHC Community Practice Section, our shelter medicine faculty members and technician provide exceptional care to shelter animals in need and excellent learning opportunities for veterinary students.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Adult Continuing Education (ACED) program offers adults with developmental disabilities opportunities to attend non-credit classes in university settings. ACED encourages students to achieve individual goals by participating in life and skills enrichment classes in an educational and social environment.
Dr. Devin Burns, Assistant Professor of Psychological Science at Missouri S&T, brings his sensation and perception class to students at Rolla High School.
Each spring the Missouri S&T department of Psychological Science offers clinical and industrial organization internships within the local community. Students work 90 hours in a placement to learn first-hand how psychology is applied in different settings.
Students working at the Columbia Missourian act as the state branch of PolitiFact, the national fact-checking organization that examines the statements of political leaders and government officials.
Dr. Amy Belfi, assistant professor of psychological sciences, guest lectures in Mr. David Birrow’s music psychology course at Breck School in Minnesota.
This exhibit, Saxophone Supreme, is a partnership between the American Jazz Museum and UMKC Libraries celebrating the Centennial of Charlie “Bird” Parker, one of the most influential musicians and composers of all time.
Each year nearly 500 S&T students utilize a suit closet operated by the department of Career Opportunity and Employer Relations on the campus of Missouri S&T.
Collaboration between UMKC School of Social Work and Assistant District Attorney in Wyandotte County to assess the impact of the COVID – 19 outbreak on local Child in Need of Care (CINC) cases.
For the past several years the UMKC Social Work Department has worked with Youth Ambassadors KC. Sarah Pilgram has served as a presenter for their in-service training, a health teacher to 50+ youth aged 14 -18 in the Kansas City area, a site coordinator, and have worked with the Executive Director to develop scholarship opportunities.
Professor Casey Holliday and colleagues participate in invited speaking engagements and demonstrations to community partners, schools and groups. We cover topics including the latest news and discoveries in paleontology, how animals and people work, and what kind of research and opportunities happen in the Integrative Anatomy program at MU.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Kansas City Health Equity Collaborative aims to elevate the voice of the disability community within the healthcare system through participatory action and community education about health disparities and equity.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Charting the LifeCourse team adapted to COVID-19 by pivoting its 4th annual National Showcase to a series of virtual events.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Missouri Family to Family (MOF2F) began organizing online “Good Life Groups” in April, 2020, to provide family members of children and adults with disabilities a safe space to share resources, experiences and support.
Extra Credit is a once-a-month movie series featuring a panel of MU researchers who expand on some aspect of a movie relation to their research and creative activities. This event also features a Q&A with the audience, and is a collaboration between The Connector and Ragtag Cinema.
The Department of Language and Cultural Studies at UMSL annually hosts World Languages Day. The event presents an opportunity for advanced language students at the high school level to visit campus and interact with each other and language student volunteers from UMSL.
LACE™ is a complex and comprehensive year-long professional development experience for school leaders focused on character education.
Located on the UMSL campus, the observatory is used for astronomical research and for public education during regular open house events. It houses a 16″ Meade LX200 telescope and two portable 8″ Celestron telescopes. The telescope can be used for imaging or spectroscopy with an SBIG ST-8 CCD camera.
The Counseling and Social Advocacy Center (CSAC) at UMSL assists individuals, couples, and families in need of counseling services with affordable counseling provided by professional counselors and graduate counseling students.
St. Louis Public Radio is a news organization and NPR member station. St. Louis Public Radio exists “to help people become deeply informed about the issues that affect their lives, better prepared to make decisions and more engaged in our community.”
With funding provided by the NASA / Missouri Space Grant Consortium, the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UMSL is proud to offer the Astronomy Outreach Program free of charge for schools.
Project Daylight provides theater opportunities for at-risk youth in order for them to work on issues of trauma. Three faculty with the School of Social Work and a number of MSW students will be conducting the Program Evaluation.
Housed at UMSL since 1998, the St. Louis Mercantile Library is the oldest existing library west of the Mississippi River. It has developed a significant permanent collection of paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, decorative arts and folk art.
UMSL has embraced an Anchor Mission and is committed to intentionally applying the University’s place-based operational and educational assets in partnership with community to build a strong North County and Saint Louis region. Leaders across the University identified four core areas where UMSL can support our local community – Economic Development, Housing and Community Development, […]
UMSL’s Midwest Digital Marketing Conference is an annual community event that offers insight and workshops in the innovative industry of digital marketing.
The Arianna String Quartet’s Outreach Programs bring the timeless vitality of string quartet playing to audiences of all ages and in a wide variety of settings and contexts, nurturing interest in classical music through engaging insights, activities, and programs.
In spring 2020, the UMSL Office of Community Engagement and the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion piloted a free diversity and inclusion training for several UMSL community partners.
Changing the approach of truancy from face to face in court hearings to virtual social support will be a new and innovative approach to reducing truancy and supporting students with what they need to be successful in school.
The Sue Shear Leadership Academy is an intensive week-long residential leadership development program designed to inspire civic engagement and encourage women’s public sector leadership. The program brings together college women from MO universities across the political spectrum to discuss the roles of women in leadership and politics.
University Child Development Center (UCDC) is a campus-based child-care center serving the University of Missouri-St. Louis and surrounding communities. The purposes of the Center are to provide high quality programming for children and their parents; staff development and teacher training; and a site for child study/research.
Missouri S&T students and alumni help housebound kids with virtual STEM outreach
The Literacy Clinic is a collaborative learning project that focuses on the preparation of future teacher leaders and researchers. Taking place at school sites and online, teachers in UMSL Literacy Clinics provide reading and writing assessment and instruction to children, adolescents and adults in the community.
Missouri S&T’s EcoVillage is being powered by advanced lead batteries. This living laboratory, which conducts renewable energy research, education and outreach, has been successfully running since 2018 with the support of the Consortium for Battery Innovation.
The Green St. Louis Machine (GSM) is an educational initiative focused on promoting healthy eating, engaging students in STEM practices, and developing skills in urban agriculture, entrepreneurship, and community engagement.
Housed and supported in the Community Innovation and Action Center at UMSL, the St. Louis Regional Data Alliance builds shared data infrastructure and supports strong data actors who use quality data to improve people’s lives.
STLCyberCon is a unique annual cybersecurity conference that features presentations by industry experts and academic researchers. It also includes a “Capture the Flag” competition for students and practitioners, a community IT job fair, and research poster presentations. The conference is free and open to the public.
As the bedrock of the Community Innovation and Action Center at UMSL’s emerging portfolio of strategies to strengthen the region’s many community partnerships and coalitions, Thread STL is a community of practice that brings together partnership leaders for facilitated peer-to-peer connection, coaching, and problem solving.
The project is a joint program between the Community Foundation of NW Missouri, University of Missouri, the regional universities in the region, the regional planning commissions, economic development agencies, Department of Economic Development and USDA.
UMKC students interested in foreign language education can intern at language immersion programs at the KCMO School Districts, tutoring students and assisting teachers.
The Foreign Languages and Literatures Department has launched an online literary and art magazine in Spanish, Baladí, with contributions from students, community, and international creators (Spain, Cuba, Mexico…).
Campus rallies to 3-D print protective medical gear for local hospital, Phelps Health.
In cooperation with the Spanish Lake Community Association and the Spanish Lake Community Development Corporation, UMSL students in Honors Business Writing create and develop professional business communications designed to meet community needs and goals.
As part of the requirements for completion of the Pierre Laclede Honors College Certificate, all honors students complete six credit hours of internship, independent study, or independent research. Internships are experiences that combine academic development and meaningful applied practical experience.
Accelerate offers advanced curriculum, expertise, mentorship, and experiences. Our evolving curriculum focuses on design thinking and innovation systems to develop insightful leaders with skills to bring ideas to market, start and grow new endeavors and solve problems creatively.
Mizzou Alternative Breaks weekend service trips give Mizzou students an opportunity to learn more about Missouri while serving communities throughout the state.
Adapted Gymnastics is a program coordinated between MU Physical Therapy and Tiger Academy of Gymnastics.
Power Up Your Pantry is a University of Missouri program for food pantries and other hunger relief groups who are looking for ways to enhance their current operations and better meet the needs of the people they serve.
UMSL-Center for Behavioral Health provides no cost psychological evaluations and support for children, adolescents, and young adults in Greater St. Louis.
E-Scholars is an early stage student entrepreneurial ideation and acceleration program designed to support students and community members in building sustainable and scalable ventures.
Occupational Therapy faculty member Bill Janes manages a chapter of Go, Baby, Go in which students from OT, PT, Speech and even engineering work together to modify ride-on toy cars to improve and study mobility in children.
Through $250,000 in state funds, Missouri S&T is providing Project Lead the Way grants to school districts in 10 south-central Missouri counties. A total of 41 school districts are eligible for the grants.
Beyond Campus is a lecture series which brings the College of Arts and Science to the community.
The Missouri Youth Institute is a program of the World Food Prize that connects outstanding high schoolers with leaders in the fight to end world hunger.
Our Train Experts in Autism for Missouri (TEAM) initiative provides FREE training and follow-up support to professionals working with individuals with autism.
Service-Learning is the formal integration of community service into student instruction. Service-learning connects students with the community in partnerships that provide effective and far-reaching assistance to those in need.
Grow Well Missouri partners with food pantries, local organizations, and volunteers to establish food gardening programs that reach out to food pantry customers.
UMSL Succeed at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis is a high quality, two-year model comprehensive transition and postsecondary education (PSE) program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID) designed to provide the supports, partnerships, and experiences needed to prepare students for gainful employment, independent living, and a full life in the community. While […]
NoVA is a multi-agency collaboration between Kansas City criminal justice agencies that focuses on addressing violent crime. Faculty within the Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology (in the College of Arts and Sciences) have worked with NoVA since 2013.
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC partnered with the Kansas City Royals major league baseball club to plan and support the development of its Kansas City Urban Youth Academy.
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC has partnered with eitas, to coordinate the development of programs that serve citizens who experience some form of developmental disability and their families.
The UMKC Center for Neighborhoods (CFN) serves as a catalyst for neighborhood-based leadership and community building initiatives.
The Missouri Opioid STR project aims to enrich response efforts by health care providers – emergency rooms, drug treatment centers, mental health clinics, primary care doctors and emergency responders.
The School of Medicine, and the MCNL at UMKC, in collaboration with the Kansas City chapter of the ADA , developed a “map” to show organizations and programs that address the challenge of preventing and treating diabetes.
A “science café” is an informal gathering where scientists share their research or expertise with the community in a dynamic, interactive format.
The UMKC Child and Family Services Clinic is a free legal service for parents, relatives and custodians needing help to obtain court order to provide permanent homes for children who are victims of abuse or neglect.