Category Archives: Brenda

Be the Match

We are posting this because Mel Tyler needs your help and his UMKC family is rallying to his aid and hope you will as well. Mel Tyler is Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at the University of Missouri—Kansas City (UMKC).  He has spent his entire professional career in education, serving in various […]

Support Women’s Sports

Looking for something to do for Women’s History Month? Take the pledge to support women’s sports in 2010. And then get your tickets to the Big 12 Women’s Basketball Tournament, to be held March 11-14, 2010 here in Kansas City.

Community Event: Zamboanga CD Release Concert

On Sunday, November 8, CFCA is hosting a CD release concert at Yardley Hall in the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College. The evening will offer a collection of music and visuals, inspired by the CFCA documentary film about the Phillipines, titled “Zamboanga: Poverty, War, Music.” What does that have to do with the […]

End Fat Talk

See below for a powerful video on ending “Fat Talk.” And promise to eliminate fat talk from your talk:

Love Your Body Day 2009

Join the Women’s Center to celebrate the NOW Foundation’s Love Your Body Day. As NOW notes on their website: Unrealistic Images of Women Make Love Your Body Day More Important Than Ever. For years now, advertisers and fashion magazines have airbrushed photos to turn models into the latest beauty ideal. Women and girls are constantly […]

Sally Ride Science Festival — Volunteers Needed

The upcoming Sally Ride Science Festival, which will held at UMKC in partnership with Time Warner Cable-National on Nov. 8th, 2009 is looking for volunteers to help with the Festival. Here is a list of the shifts and duties for volunteers: Shift #1 10:30 – 2:15 these volunteers will help with set-up and helping out […]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In honor of DVAM, the Women’s Center has organized several events to increase domestic violence awareness: These Hands Don’t Hurt and the White Ribbon Campaign TablesOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so visit our awareness tables to participate in two events: “These Hands Don’t Hurt” allows you to stamp your handprints on a banner, creating […]

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes 2009 — Update

Walk a Mile 2009 is on! TODAY, Tuesday, September 22 @ 5:30 p.m. Kick off from the University Playhouse, corner of 51st and Holmes Streets. More details online at

Rain Watch: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2009

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2009 Rain Update: we are watching the forecast carefully and a decision to postpone the 2009 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes March due to rain will be made no later than 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 22 and announced via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, and posted on the Women’s […]

Starr Symposium 2009

Join the UMKC Women’s Center and Women’s Council for the 2009 Starr Symposium: “Bright Past, Brilliant Futures: Launching Women and Girls in Science and Technology” with Dr. Mae C. Jemison.Thursday, Oct. 1Time: 7 p.m.Location: University Center, Pierson AuditoriumTickets are required and are free for students, $5 for non-students (tickets purchased online will also incur a […]