Elizabeth Noble, Ph.D., has a long history with the UMKC School of Education. Continue reading “Noble Dedication to Education”
From the time Harrison Jedel established his foundation in 2011, his main focus was to live a frugal life while investing aggressively so that his foundation would be large enough to make a difference, remembers Jedel Family Foundation President Don Hubbs. Upon his death in 2016, he seeded the Jedel Family Foundation with $27 million, an art collection and a 1994 Windstar. Continue reading “Donor’s Dedication to Art and Business Inspires Giving”
Bráulio Bosi loves sharing his passion and heritage with a wide range of people throughout Kansas City.
Ronald Newton (B.S. ’96) believes in consistent hard work and in supporting his community.
The Kansas City Bichelmeyer family often does things in a big way. Continue reading “A Family Legacy of Learning”
Fourth year UMKC medical student, Michael VanDillen, loves to work hard, a must for students in the UMKC School of Medicine. Continue reading “Room to Breathe – And Succeed”
Maqual Graham, Pharm.D., the associate dean for academic affairs and professor for the School of Pharmacy, recently endowed the Cynthia Infranca Kind and Caring Scholarship to honor her mother, who retired from her position as department assistant two years ago. Continue reading “Pharmacy Scholarship Recognizes Character Inspired by its Namesake”
The Mexican Consulate is partnering with UMKC Foundation to offer scholarships to students of Mexican origin through the IME Becas program. Continue reading “Mexican Consulate Supports Scholarship for High-Need Students”
“My passion for physics began when I was in high school,” says John Shaw (MS ’76.) “I’d always had an interest in science but when I took physics I knew – this is for me.” Continue reading “Donor Exhibits Absolute Magnitude in Giving”
Margaret and Charles Athey both received scholarships to support their degrees in music education and went on to devote their careers to teaching thousands of students in choir and instrumental studies. They have recently donated $20,000 to endow a scholarship to the UMKC Conservatory in an effort to give back the opportunity that was so essential to their lives. Continue reading “Living and Working in Harmony”