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Legislation #: 090891 Introduction Date: 10/15/2009
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 10/25/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FUNKHOUSER
Title: Congratulating the UMKC Bloch School’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation on being recognized as one of the top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the country.

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10/13/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/15/2009 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 090891

 

Congratulating the UMKC Bloch Schools Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation on being recognized as one of the top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the country.

 

WHEREAS, on September 22, 2009, UMKC Chancellor Morton announced that the UMKC Bloch Schools Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation was recognized as one of the top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the country; and

 

WHEREAS, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation program was evaluated based on key criteria in the areas of academics and requirements, student and faculty, and outside-the-classroom experiences; and

 

WHEREAS, the schools that made the list demonstrate excellence in one or more areas, including course offerings, the success of students after graduation and sponsored mentorship programs; and

 

WHEREAS, being included in the ranking solidifies this programs place in an elite category of institutions offering a superlative level of education and preparedness that will play a key role in ensuring the success of tomorrows entrepreneurs; and

 

WHEREAS, the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Missouri-Kansas Citys Bloch School of Business and Public Administration inspires and nurtures entrepreneurs and innovators through transformational education and research university wide; and

 

WHEREAS, the vision of the program is to be a global leader in creating and disseminating knowledge to advance entrepreneurship and innovation; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the UMKC Bloch Schools Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation on being recognized as one of the top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the country; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Leo Morton, University of Missouri-Kansas City Chancellor, in token of the high esteem with which he and the university are held by the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City.

 

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