The Chancellor’s Certificate in Workplace Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) is a highly interactive, cohort-based, online professional development program that explores the concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
The Succeed Summer Enrichment Camp is an overnight camp that provides young adults the Succeed college experience. Campers will utilize meal plans, stay in UMSL residence halls overnight, take various academic workshops, complete vocational training, and engage in recreational and traditional camp activities on campus.
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.
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.
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 […]
UMSL’s Charter Schools Office sponsors seven public charter schools in the city of St. Louis. Roughly 3000 students attend these schools.
Troostapalooza celebrates the local community by bringing together neighbors, small businesses, and entrepreneurs to engage with their community and highlight the Troost Corridor.
Brent Never, coordinator of the new UMKC Institute for Data Education, Analytics and Science, conducted an analysis of the Paycheck Protection Program loans. The analysis and found only 341 of 4,677 went to minority- or women-owned firms. Read the full story from Fox4KC.
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.
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.
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…).
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.
The Grandparents Support Network KC (GPS) is designed to empower underserved grandparents raising grandchildren so that they may access the support and resources they need to be successful caregivers of their grandchildren.
Guatemala trip challenges nursing students to learn new diagnostic techniques, empowers future practice.
The mission of Neighborhood Leadership Fellows (NLF) is to increase and amplify the voices of North St. Louis City and County residents at the civic decision-making tables in order to produce more equitable regional policies for neighborhoods.