SOE Alumni and Friends Photo Gallery

2013 Scholar Donor Luncheon
Nearly 150 student scholars, donors and School of Education faculty attended this year’s Scholar Donor Luncheon on September 10.  Enjoy the slideshow, above.

2013 Graduation
Two-hundred and thirty-one School of Education graduates walked the stage during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 18th and are now among more than 2,000 UMKC 2013 graduates who call themselves alumni. The SOE’s newest graduates included 34 students from Counseling and Educational Psychology, 161 students from Curriculum and Instructional Leadership and Teacher Education and 36 students from Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations.  Chief Marshal for the 10 a.m. ceremony was Associate Dean LaVerne Berkel, Ph.D. Ralph Reid, president of the Sprint Foundation and vice president of corporate social responsibility for Sprint Nextel, provided the commencement address after receiving the School’s first honorary doctorate degree.

2013 Jazz on the Lawn
Despite the fact that festivities were moved indoors to the Student Services Center due to unseasonable spring weather, the 11th Annual Jazz on the Lawn was a rousing success and fitting tribute to the School of Education’s 231 2013 graduates and the School’s Alumni Achievement Award winner, Dr. Dorothy Watson. Student government officers and alumni board members also were recognized.