Ambassadors

Our ambassadors lead student visits, campus tours, serve on panels, and participate in a number of other activities that support student engagement and recruitment.

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Kyrene
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Name: Kyrene Geroche
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Major: Electrical and Computing Engineering
Year: Master’s Student
Clubs: Society of Women Engineers
Favorite class: Circuits I
Favorite place to study: Library
Why you chose UMKC: I love the KC atmosphere and the engineering opportunities.

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Darius
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Name: Darius Williams
Hometown: Grandview, MO
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Year: Senior
Clubs: NSBE, IEEE, NSLS
Favorite class: VLSI because I have a passion for electronics
Favorite place to study: Computer lab in Flarsheim
Why you chose UMKC: To find an opportunity to network with engineers in Kansas City and because this is a diverse campus with one of the better engineering programs.

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Molly
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Name: Molly Gilstrap
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Major: Computer Science
Year: Senior
Clubs: Supplemental Instruction Leader
Favorite class: Problem Solving and Programming II and Spanish 315
Favorite place to study: In my apartment or at the library
Why you chose UMKC: Location, affordability, and all of the nice people I met on campus!

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Mary Okafor
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Name: Mary Okafor
Hometown: Abiriba, Abia State, Nigeria
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Master’s Student
Clubs: National Society of Black Engineers, African Student Cultural Organization
Favorite class: Biomaterials/Biodynamics
Favorite place to study: At home in my apartment
Why you chose UMKC: I liked the classes offered, the class sizes, and the diversity.