UMKC Athletics graduated 42 student-athletes spanning six different commencement ceremonies on May 12-14.
UMKC Athletics recorded a school record 982 in NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR), it was announced Wednesday by the NCAA. The new high score is second-best in the Western Athletic Conference. Roos student-athletes also have a multi-year APR score above the national average.
UMKC Athletics hosted its annual year-end Champions Banquet on Thursday night to recognize student-athletes who excelled athletically, academically and in the community during the 2016-17 school year.
The UMKC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted its eighth annual Rockin' Roo Talent Show on Wednesday in the Student Union Theater on campus.
Throughout the month of April, UMKC student-athletes teamed up with the UMKC Berkley Childhood and Family Development Center (CFDC) to celebrate "Month of the Young Child."
On Wednesday night, UMKC Athletics' Student-Athlete Support Services Office (SASSO) brought in top female professionals from all over the Kansas City metro area for the second annual Ladies Networking Night.
UMKC Attends and Presents at the APPLE Training Institute
UMKC student-athletes posted a cumulative 3.34 grade point average during the fall 2016 semester to set a new athletics department record. UMKC Athletics also met a department goal as all 16 teams posted a 3.0 or higher GPA.
Student-Athletes Give Back Through Annual Toy Drive
UMKC Athletics recorded an 87 percent Graduation Success Rate (GSR), the second-highest total in program history and highest since 2005-06, the NCAA announced on Tuesday. The Roos total is a full percentage point above the NCAA average.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – On Friday, Sept. 23, four UMKC student-athletes visited Belinder Elementary School in Prairie Village, Kansas, to volunteer as part of the school's Walk-A-Thon event hosted by the Belinder PTA.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC Athletics' Student-Athlete Support Services Office held its yearly Step UP! bystander intervention training for all new student-athletes last week.