UMKC Jazz Studies program alumnus Ryan Lee travels the world and makes his living as a drummer. A member of the Kansas City music scene, Lee is learning the ins and outs of the business, all the while finding new ways to entertain and inspire audiences.
Everett King only applied to one college, UMKC, and 39 years later he is still happy about his decision. With a curiosity for how things are made, King worked his way up the ladder and today is CEO of Lighthouse Resources Inc. in Utah.
Join us in honoring the founding of UMKC starting September 23rd. The Regalia Run 5K, alumni speakers, a book release, reunions and more will take place on campus and around Kansas City. Celebrate with us and prepare to be inspired!
Elliott Goff has taken mechanical engineering beneath the dermis into the field of bone mechanics. This fall, Goff leaves the US for Zürich where he will begin work on his Ph.D.
Team USA will have a little Roo power this year! UMKC alumna and former student athlete Courtney Frerichs will be sporting the red white and blue as she takes on the 3,000 meter steeplechase race at the Games in Rio!
Caris Vujcec has acted in the theater, in film and on television. In her search for intriguing characters, she has recently taken on the roles of writer, actor, director and producer of an award-winning series called The Pepper Project.