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KC STEM Alliance Awarded UMKC Trustees Community Engagement Award

On February 9, 2015 the KC STEM Alliance was awarded the UMKC Trustees Community Partnership Award which “recognizes a business or organization that contributes to the university through programs and/or projects that help the university live up to its urban-serving mission of education and research.”  In just three short years, KC STEM Alliance has become a leading convener of K-12 STEM education and enrichment in our region. Guided by Executive Director, Laura Loyacono and Advisory Board Chair, Kevin Z. Truman, Dean of UMKC School of Computing and Engineering; KC STEM Alliance collaborates with local school districts, post-secondary and research institutions, industry partners and hundreds of mentors and volunteers from around our region to provide STEM educational and enrichment opportunities to nearly 25,000 students.