The College of Business Administration and School of Professional & Continuing Studies at the University of Missouri–St. Louis announced a new program that offers a Certificate in Digital Media Marketing. Courses will begin in June with a curriculum that offers marketers a chance to amplify their skills in the digital world, including social media, web analytics, media buying, mobile marketing and more. This fall, the university will be adding social media marketing to its graduate level curriculum.
The College of Fine Arts and Communication at the University of Missouri–St. Louis announces Acappellooza Summer Camp, an a cappella music camp for students in grades 9–12. For four days, from July 16–19 students will be immersed in singing led by some of the world’s most prominent names in a cappella music, including members of the internationally famous Ambassadors of Harmony and Jim Henry, director of choral studies at UMSL.
The St. Louis Storytelling Festival Board, in association with the University of Missouri–St. Louis and the St. Louis Public Library, is proud to announce Vynetta Morrow as the 2013 Irene Eveland Award Recipient.
The School of Professional & Continuing Studies at the University of Missouri–St. Louis presents Call of the Wild: A Yellowstone Ed-Venture. Guests will experience the wonders of Yellowstone National Park, guided by the area’s foremost naturalist and carnivore ecologist, James Halfpenny. The unique excursion is from July 11-16, 2013, and is designed for up to 14 guests.
The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, along with the Des Lee Collaborative Vision and College of Arts and Sciences, will present the 12th Annual Youth Violence Prevention Conference. Speakers and guests will gather at UMSL’s J.C. Penney Building/Conference Center on April 11, to examine prevention and intervention strategies for responding to youth violence in general and in St. Louis specifically.
The College of Optometry at the University of Missouri–St. Louis announces the Nutrition and the Eye Symposium VI, a continuing studies program taking place on April 13-14 at UMSL’s J.C. Penney Building/Conference Center. Optometrists will gather to explore research and findings of nutritional values that will increase longevity prospects, prevent, and even cure degenerative ocular diseases.
The Nonprofit Management & Leadership Program at the University of Missouri–St. Louis will present the Internal Revenue Service Workshop for 501(c)(3) Small- & Medium-Sized Organizations on April 30 at the J.C. Penney Building/Conference Center on UMSL’s North Campus. For one day only, tax-exempt organizations, tax and legal professionals, and those who work and volunteer at 501(c)(3) organizations can learn about important IRS regulations straight from IRS tax representatives.
The College of Fine Arts & Communication at the University of Missouri–St. Louis announced their new program for students to earn a Certificate in Audio Recording. The college is collaborating with Ira DeWitt, president and founder of Notifi Records; the UMSL Department of Music; and the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, to offer this certificate program that provides participants with the necessary technical skills needed for the production of high-quality sound recordings.
The University of Missouri–St. Louis Executive Leadership Consortium will celebrate the launch of its new program, Lifelong Learning @ UMSL. The launch event takes place at 2-4:30 p.m. April 5 at the J.C. Penney Building/Conference Center at UMSL. Lifelong Learning seeks to serve members ages 50 and older, a rapidly growing demographic with changing needs and demands.
University of Missouri–St. Louis alumnus Brian F. Lavin, BSBA 1976, discusses “Public Private Partnership’s Maximum Value for a University Foundation” on March 11 in the university’s Millennium Student Center. His talk was part of the Distinguished Speaker Series, which is offered by the university’s Executive Leadership Consortium and led by ELC Director Malaika Horne (right). [...]