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 […]
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The UMKC Center for Neighborhoods (CFN) serves as a catalyst for neighborhood-based leadership and community building initiatives.