UniverCities Exchange, an ongoing collaborative project between UMKC and UMSL, gathers community leadership alongside academic expertise to discuss problems and possible solutions to issues affecting the Kansas City and St. Louis Metro Areas.
Topic: Workforce Development
UMKC supports and sustains more than 7,000 jobs.
Students and urban small businesses both benefit from the program.
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.
UMKC TalentLink provides expert professional development for achievers.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation supports Center for Neighborhoods three-year research project
The UMKC Digital Equity Working Group Continues UMKC’s Involvement in Kansas City’s Digital Equity and Inclusion Movement.
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.
UMKC leadership will contribute to a statewide initiative on manufacturing.
The first round of funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation supports seven initiatives
“Where there are problems, there are entrepreneurs with solutions,” says an end-of-the-year report from the UMKC Innovation Center.
The Institute for Urban Education is a supplemental urban teacher preparation and support program.
The Government-to-University Initiative connects government’s hiring and research needs with local university capacity.
UMKC School of Law Provides Legal Services to Small Businesses
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.
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 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.
Find classes on developing your Kansas City business through the Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) Urban Growth Initiative.
The Missouri Small Business Development Center at UMKC provides resources for growing and developing businesses in the Kansas City area.
UMKC students interested in foreign language education can intern at language immersion programs at the KCMO School Districts, tutoring students and assisting teachers.
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.
The UMKC Center for Neighborhoods (CFN) serves as a catalyst for neighborhood-based leadership and community building initiatives.