UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.
A STEM capable workforce is integral to fostering the innovation needed for prosperity in Kansas City. This conference hosted by UMKC is meant to be a collaboration of researchers and professionals to design and implement STEM education improvements.
Move More Get More is a federally funded program to increase physical activity and nutrition among middle school students in Kansas City Public Schools.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
A free camp for middle school students that focuses on planning for the future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LACE™ is a complex and comprehensive year-long professional development experience for school leaders focused on character education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Guatemala trip challenges nursing students to learn new diagnostic techniques, empowers future practice.
CLIMB is a partnership between the University of Missouri–St. Louis and the Jennings and University City school districts. Each summer since 2015, UMSL has offered 10-15 paid summer internships for bright high school students from these districts. Structured weekly activities engage the CLIMB interns to think like a scientist and do research with UMSL faculty […]
STL Youth Jobs is a civic collaboration providing meaningful employment opportunities for at-risk youth in St. Louis, Missouri.
The program offers transitional and supportive housing, financial literacy, and identity and career readiness classes. It also assists with transportation, utilities, obtaining valid identification, mental health services and health care.
The Mizzou Youth Experience collaborates between the University and the larger community to give 7th and 8th graders a unique inside look at the college experience and all of the benefits of pursuing a college degree at Mizzou.