Join in the University of Missouri System's annual Extension and Engagement Week, which showcases the impact university engagement and extension programming have on addressing Missouri’s grand challenges in economic opportunity, educational excellence and access, and health and well-being.
This week’s events, led by all four UM System universities, explore big questions about the role of the engaged university in the state, society and beyond. Below is a list of featured activities planned for the week.
HIRING IN 2020 (and Beyond): If there isn’t a worker shortage, why am I having trouble hiring and retaining employees?
Monday, October 26, 10-11:30 a.m.
UMSL Local Business: Focus on Facilities event
Tuesday, October 27, 3:30-5 p.m.
UM Engagement Keynote Address: Jones Loflin, author of “Always Growing” offers insights for personal and professional growth and building resiliency in today’s environment
Wednesday, October 28, 10:55 a.m.-noon
Starting and Governing a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) Organization – a Primer presented by the UMSL Nonprofit Leadership & Management Program
Wednesday, October 28, 2-4 p.m.
UM Engagement Speaker and Panel Discussion: Economic development expert Ted Abernathy, Managing Partner of Economic Leadership, talks about new ways to encourage the continued growth of Missouri’s workforce, and then is joined by Missouri leaders for discussion
Thursday, October 29, 8:30-10:20 a.m.
Innovation or Mimicry? Early Japanese Government and Its Relationship to China
Thursday, October 29, 4-5:30 p.m.
Zoom link: https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/93974881004
Trunk-or-Treat at UMSL
Saturday, October 31, noon-2 p.m., MSC Parking Lot
Pre-registration required: https://myengage.umsl.edu/submitter/form/start/438337
Saturday, October 31Virtual Event