Celebrate with us at UMKC Founders' Week, September 30 through October 8! Built around the university's founding on October 1, events throughout the week bring together students, alumni, and the campus and Kansas City communities. Check out the 2017 events schedule below - there's something for everyone to enjoy!
Throughout Entire Founders' Week
• KC Repertory Theatre | Alumni receive 20% off tickets to Between the Lines (on shows between Sept. 24-Oct. 1). Call KC Rep Box Office at 816-235-2700 to redeem.
• Capturado: Faces of Cuba | Exhibit in Miller Nichols Library, Ground Floor
• Making History: Kansas City and the Rise of Gay Rights | Exhibit in Miller Nichols Library, 3rd Floor
Saturday, September 30
• The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures | 10:30am or 1:30pm. Free guided tours for UMKC alumni and up to three accompanying family members. RSVP required.
• Regalia Run Packet Pickup | 11:30am-3:30pm
• UMKC Kangaroo Pantry Food and Fund Drive | Bring protein items to the Regalia Run packet pickup Sept. 30 and race Oct. 1. Sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Board.
Sunday, October 1
• UMKC Regalia Run 5K/10K and kids' Kangaroo Hop | 8:30am
• Men's Soccer vs. Incarnate Wood | 1:00pm, Durwood Stadium
Wednesday, October 4
• Bloch School of Management E-Scholars Alumni Panel
Conservatory Orchestra Concert | 7:00pm, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Helzberg Hall
Thursday, October 5
• LGBTQIA Ally Photo
School of Computing & Engineering Alumni Social Hour | 5:00-7:00pm
• Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® | Begins at 5:30pm at UMKC University Playhouse
• So You Plan to Live Forever: How a Conversation Can Change a Family's Life | 6:00pm, Speaker: Linda D. Ward, Center for Practical Bioethics
Friday, October 6
• BLUE ROO DAY | Show your UMKC pride and wear your Roo gear wherever you are! Click here to stock up on UMKC apparel.
Black Alumni Weekend (Oct. 6-7)
• Conservatory of Music & Dance Alumni Social | 5:00-7:00pm, The Black Dolphin (1813 Grand Blvd.). For more details, email Tamara Morris at email@example.com.
Women's Soccer vs. Utah Valley | 7:30pm, Durwood Stadium
Women's Volleyball vs. Chicago State | 5:00pm
Saturday, October 7
School of Pharmacy Alumni Reunion
• Celebration of Self: Women Creating Identity with Beads, Brushes & Dung | 11:00am, Speaker: Dr. Adrienne Walker Hoard
Sunday, October 8
Women's Soccer vs. Seattle University | 1:00pm, Durwood Stadium