UMKC Conservatory students benefit from family’s generous gifts
Katrinka Sizemore’s mother remembers that her daughter was so determined to play an instrument as a young child, that Katrinka convinced her aunt to give Katrinka her piano. Continue reading “Sizemore Scholarship, Instrument Donation Keep Music Playing”
The University of Missouri-Kansas City is the No. 1 choice for 60 high school students and 50 current students who received Hispanic Development Fund scholarships for the next academic year.
The event recognizing the scholarship recipients was both informational and a celebration. Continue reading “UMKC Top Choice for 2023 Hispanic Development Fund Scholarship Recipients”
UMKC School of Law Campaign for Advocates is making a difference
The UMKC School of Law is recognized consistently for the education and preparation of students focused on advocacy. Continue reading “Advocating a Path to New Scholarships and Successful Careers in Law School”
More than $2 million has helped enrich the academic careers of more than 2,000 women
The UMKC Women’s Council celebrated 52 years of supporting women in graduate studies and honoring the 2023 awardees with a reception on March 2.
This year, the group of 77 women received more than $100,000 from the Women’s Council Graduate Assistance Fund. Since its inception, the fund has supported the academic achievements of more than 2,500 women with more than $2.2 million in graduate fellowships. Continue reading “UMKC Women’s Council Supports Graduate Scholars”
Consistent and significant funding enhances student success, degree completion
For the past decade, the Patricia and John Morgan Academic Advancement Fund has supported UMKC programs that help students successfully navigate their college experience. Continue reading “Patricia and John Morgan Academic Advancement Fund Supports UMKC Student Retention, Achievement”
Grant provides support to continue and expand entrepreneurship programs on the UMKC campus and across the Kansas City region.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City has received a historic five-year, $12.97 million grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to build upon its national leadership in entrepreneurship programming and impact in the Kansas City region. Continue reading “UMKC Receives $12.97M Grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship Programming”
Gift for digital and public humanities project fuels research, student experience
A recent gift from the William T. Kemper Foundation – Commerce Bank, Trustee is expanding student research opportunities in the UMKC School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Continue reading “Innovative Technology Enhances Historical Research”
Meet the new UMKC Foundation president
Alumna Amanda Davis, (MPA ’02) begins her role as UMKC chief advancement officer and president of the UMKC Foundation this week. Her vision for the role is based on her history at the university. Continue reading “Five Questions with Amanda Davis”
Here’s how to give
While the UMKC campus is closed during Winter Break, it’s still easy to make a year-end gift by observing the following guidelines. Continue reading “Donation Process During Campus Closure”
Annette Luyben continues her family’s history of supporting musicians
Anette Luyben, who grew up working in her family’s eponymous music store on Main Street in Kansas City, has lived her life surrounded by music and musicians. While the shop has moved online and narrowed its services, she continues to fuel the music community in Kansas City through gifts to the UMKC Conservatory. Continue reading “A Musical Legacy”