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Make it Count Foundation Gift Supports UMKC Veteran Students

Couple honors their late son through education support

The Make It Count Foundation donated $10,000 to the Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Fund at the University of Missouri-Kansas City to further educational opportunities for United States veterans. (more…)

New Scholarship Seeks to Redefine Potential

Hogan Family Scholarship supports Kansas City Public Schools graduates enrolled as Business majors

“Redefining Potential” is the theme of the new Hogan Family Scholarship Fund at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

It’s a subject Nate Hogan knows well, because it’s essentially the story of his life. (more…)

UMKC Welcomes Public to $32 Million High-Tech Research Center

Features 11 state-of-the-art research labs

The University of Missouri-Kansas City unveiled its new $32 million high-tech research center to hundreds of guests on Oct. 1. (more…)

Berkley Establishes Literacy Award for Educators

Focus on kindergarten through third grade literacy has long-term impact

Moved by the ramifications of children’s inability to read at grade level by third grade, Kansas City civic leader and dedicated education donor, Bert Berkley, has established an endowed fund of $50,000 to support the Bert Berkley Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Literacy at UMKC. (more…)

Sherman and Sunderland Gifts Amplify Education Program Success

Foundation support accelerates Institute for Urban Education growth, progress

Despite the challenges of the last year, the University of Missouri-Kansas City Institute for Urban Education (IUE) in the School of Education is successfully affecting student success and teacher retention through its programming in urban schools, thanks in part to significant and steady support from major donors. (more…)

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