Featured Topics

Child Development

Google Fiber Features KC STEM Alliance’s Report on Gender Gap

Excerpts from the report are featured on Google Fiber’s Twitter.

TIES Research Recruitment

The Institute for Human Development at UMKC is looking for women who are pregnant or have a child under 6 months of age to be part of a comparison group for the Team for Infants Exposed to Substance abuse (TIES) study.

Health Teacher for Youth Ambassadors KC

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.

Missouri Family to Family “Good Life” Groups

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.

More in Child Development  

Nonprofit

Nonprofit Navigation Series Continues: Engaging Policymakers 101

The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership continues its free Nonprofit Navigation Series to help nonprofit leaders during this dynamic time for businesses.

Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership to Host a Nonprofit Navigation Series

UMKC’s Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership is set to host a free presentation to show the tools nonprofits can utilize to increase their chances of success.

Community Counseling and Assessment Services (CCAS)

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.

Entrepreneurial and Intellectual Property Legal Services Clinic

UMKC School of Law Provides Legal Services to Small Businesses

More in Nonprofit  

Student Programs

UMKC Summer Piano Festival

The UMKC Piano Festival provides an opportunity for piano players of various ages and skill levels to improve upon their playing ability.

UMKC Summer Double Reed Institute

Students in grades 9-12 will have the opportunity to participate in clinics and masterclasses to hone in on their bassoon and oboe skills.

Conservatory Exceeds New Scholarships Goal

The UMKC Conservatory created 27 new endowed scholarships through volunteer efforts during a difficult time.

Institute for Urban Education: Placing More Teachers of Color in Urban Schools

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.

More in Student Programs  

Resources

Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership

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.

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.

Center for Neighborhoods UMKC

The Center for Neighborhoods is a catalyst for the urban-mission and community-based research and outreach in the Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design at UMKC.

Center for Neighborhoods UMKC

The Center for Neighborhoods is a catalyst for the urban-mission and community-based research and outreach in the Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design at UMKC.

Institute for Human Development

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.

Institute for Human Development

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.

KC Source Link

KCSourceLink helps aspiring startups and established businesses find the right business resources to start, scale or accelerate, with a focus on local entrepreneurs.

KC Source Link

KCSourceLink helps aspiring startups and established businesses find the right business resources to start, scale or accelerate, with a focus on local entrepreneurs.

Have an Engagement that you’d like to see in your community?  Have a story about an Engagement that you’d like to share?

Contact Us