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Chancellor Kristin Sobolik unveils ‘Rise Up for St. Louis’ initiative aimed at increasing inclusive prosperity

Apr/30/2021 Posted by Steve Walentik

Chancellor Kristin Sobolik unveils ‘Rise Up for St. Louis’ initiative aimed at increasing inclusive prosperity

Sobolik made the announcement during her livestreamed inaugural event, which included a performance from Golden Globe-winner Andra Day, singing “Rise Up.”
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Samantha Babb hired to serve as program director of Coro Fellows program relaunching at UMSL

Apr/15/2021 Posted by Steve Walentik

Samantha Babb hired to serve as program director of Coro Fellows program relaunching at UMSL

In her new role, Babb will help usher in the new cohort of Fellows who will begin leadership development training in the program in August.
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Bridge Program to celebrate latest college-bound graduates in 35th annual Award Recognition Ceremony

Mar/1/2021 Posted by Steve Walentik

Bridge Program to celebrate latest college-bound graduates in 35th annual Award Recognition Ceremony

Three-time WNBA MVP and four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie will deliver the keynote address at the virtual event scheduled for 10 a.m. on March 6.
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MacArthur Foundation awards $1.3 million to St. Louis County, UMSL to continue local justice system reforms

Feb/9/2021 Posted by UMSL Daily

MacArthur Foundation awards $1.3 million to St. Louis County, UMSL to continue local justice system reforms

Criminology and Criminal Justice Professor Beth Huebner will continue directing efforts aimed at reducing over-incarceration and advancing racial equity.
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UMSL, Lewis and Clark sign transfer agreement to support East St. Louis students pursuing degrees in nursing

Feb/8/2021 Posted by Steve Walentik

UMSL, Lewis and Clark sign transfer agreement to support East St. Louis students pursuing degrees in nursing

The newly created Bridge to BSN program will support 15-20 aspiring nursing students each year transferring to UMSL from the East St. Louis Higher Education Center.
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UMSL distributes more than $2.9 million in federal grants from Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

Feb/5/2021 Posted by Steve Walentik

UMSL distributes more than $2.9 million in federal grants from Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

Staff in the Office of Student Financial Aid worked quickly to review more than 2,700 applications and approved an average of $1,281 in funding for 2,275 students.
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UMSL among nation’s best online bachelor’s programs in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings

Jan/26/2021 Posted by Steve Walentik

UMSL among nation’s best online bachelor’s programs in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings

The site ranked UMSL No. 42 nationally out of more than 350 universities – 10 places higher than in 2020 – and ranked second among universities in Missouri.
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