UMKC has been named the inaugural winner of the Western Athletic Conference Academic Excellence Award for its success in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic school year.
UMKC's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be collecting monetary donations this weekend at all home UMKC events to put towards Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston, Texas.
UMKC men's basketball student-athlete and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Executive Board member Noah Knight represented the Western Athletic Conference at the Division I National SAAC meetings on July 14-16.
UMKC Senior Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations/Senior Woman Administrator Ursula Gurney has been selected to serve as a member of the NCAA Division I Committee on Academics.
At the conclusion of the 2016-17 school year, the Western Athletic Conference announced 66 Roos earned Academic All-WAC distinction for their success in the classroom, bringing UMKC's total on the year to 122 honorees.