Welcome to the Alumni Connection!

Your link with the University doesn’t end with your degree. Our alumni are important to us. There are many ways to stay connected. Through sharing your successes with fellow alumni or learning about the path others have taken, you are welcome to be involved. We hope you find what you’re looking for as you navigate this site. With news, announcements and an up-to-date calendar of events, our goal is to keep you in the loop!

Whether you live near or far, this is the place to stay in touch and involved. Please contact us with any questions or feedback you may have. We’d love to hear from you!

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UMKC Alumni and Friends


UMKC has celebrated more than 110,000 students who honed their skills here and proceeded to leave their marks on the world. As graduate alumni, each of you represents the realization of these opportunities. To provide continued opportunities for UMKC graduate students, please consider providing a gift of needed scholarship and financial support to our students.

To donate to the newest SGS fellowship, the MacQuarrie Fund, founded in honor of former dean Ron MacQuarrie, please click here. Choose “School of Graduate Studies” from the Gift Designation drop-down menu, then check the box for the MacQuarrie Graduate Fellowship Endowment Fund. 


Careers – Employers of Recent Doctoral Graduates

Primary Discipline or Unit Employer Position
Biological Sciences Arizona State University Faculty
Beckloff Associates Inc Vice President, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Brooklyn Hospital Center Surgical Resident
Celgene Regional Medical Liaison Officer
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Faculty
UMKC Medical School Research Scientist
University of Florida Medical School Faculty
University of Missouri-St Louis Licensing Associate
University of Southern California Medical School Faculty
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Research Associate
Washburn University Faculty
Bloch School Abbvie Pharmaceuticals Director of Global Health
Avilla University Dean, School of Professional Studies
Berea College Faculty
Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services Innovation Center, Baltimore Deputy Group Director
Governing Institute, Washington D.C. Director
Michigan Technological University Faculty
Park University Faculty
State of Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee Research Analyst
University of Memphis Faculty
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Faculty
Chemistry Aerodyne Senior Scientist
California State University-San Bernardino Faculty
Central Missouri State University Faculty
Charleston Southern University Faculty
Endo Pharmaceuticals and U.S. Pharmacopeia Senior Scientist
Incyte Corporation Senior Chemist
Nalco Energy Services Senior Chemist
Reliance Industries, Inc Manager R&D
St Joseph College Faculty
UMKC Dental School Postdoctoral Fellow
William Jewell College Faculty
Computer Networking Arizone State University Faculty
Chonnam National University, Korea Faculty
Cisco Senior Software Engineer
Comcast Principal Engineer
Cryptography Research, Inc Senior Principal Engineer
Microsoft Program Manager
Regent University Faculty
UMKC Faculty
Computer Science Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India Faculty
Conservatory Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China Faculty
Distinguished Concerts International Co-Founder and Artistic Director
Gardner-Webb University Faculty
Indiana State University Faculty
Missouri Southern State University Faculty
Missouri State University Faculty
Oklahoma Baptist University Faculty
Towson State University Faculty
University of Houston Faculty
University of Michigan Faculty
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty
University of Nebraska-Omaha Faculty
Western Connecticut State University Faculty
Economics Bemidji State University Faculty
Buffalo State University Faculty
Eastern Oregon University Faculty
Hobart and William Smith College Faculty
Lewis and Clark College Faculty
Mills College Faculty
Northwest Missouri State University Faculty
Park University Faculty
SUNY – Cortland Faculty
SUNY – Potsdam Faculty
United States Department of Agriculture Statistician
University of Hawaii – West Oahu Faculty
Wright State University Faculty
XL group in Hartford, CT Faculty
Electrical and Computer Engineering UMKC Faculty
United Arab Emirates University Faculty
Engineering Ball State University Postdoctoral Associate
Oakridge National Laboratory Research Staff
PMA Engineering Senior Project Manager
Purdue University-Calument Faculty
University of Houston Faculty
Western Michigan University Faculty
English Benedictine College Faculty
Kansas City Art Institute Faculty
Missouri State University Faculty
Missouri Western University Faculty
Rockhurst University Faculty
Texas Southern University Faculty
University of Missouri-St Louis Faculty
Western Carolina University Faculty
Geosciences African Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education Head, Space Outreach Program
Clay County Assessor Office GIS Manager
Mission Geoscience, Inc Vice President and Principal Hydrogeologist
National Space and Research Agency Head, Hazards and Environmental Management Division
University of Texas-San Antonio Faculty
Mathematics and Statistics H&R Block Lead Statistician
Metropolitan Community Colleges Director of Career Education
Park University Faculty
University of St Mary Faculty
Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Baylor College of Dentistry Faculty
East Carolina University School of Dentistry Faculty
Kansas City Kansas Community College Dean, Mathematics, Science and Computer Technology
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Scientist
University of Michigan Faculty
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty
Vira Cor – IBT Laboratories Laboratory Supervisor
Pharmacy Celera Genomics, Inc Scientist
Food and Drug Administration Scientist
Howard University Faculty
Merck and Company Senior Research Chemist
Pharmaceutical Product Development Pharmacolineticist
RAR Pharmaceuticals Formulation Scientist
University of Mississippi Faculty
University of Toledo Faculty
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Scientist
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Clinical Pharmacologist
Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories Assistant Research Scientist
Physics CGG Veritas Inc Seismic Imager
UMKC Faculty
Weslin College Faculty
Psychology College of New Jersey Faculty
Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center Psychologist
Lakewood Counseling Service Psychologist
Michael DeBakey VA Medical Center Psychologist
Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Clinical Fellow
University of Kansas Medical Center Faculty
University of Michigan Medical School Faculty
U.S. Air Force Post-doctoral Fellow
Via Christi Hospital Clinical Psychologist
School of Education Blue Springs School District Principal, 5-9
Doniphan School District Principal, K-8
Lafayette County School District Superintendent
Liberty School District Elementary School Principal
Liberty School District High School Principal
Metropolitan Community College Faculty
North Kansas City School District Elementary School Principal
Northwest Missouri State University Faculty
Park Hill School District High School English Teacher
University of Central Missouri Faculty
Warrensburg School District Chief Financial Officer
School of Nursing California State University-Dominguez Hills Faculty
Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics Executive Vice President
Missouri Western University Faculty
University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing Faculty
Social Work Park University Faculty
Software Architecture National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Thailand Program Director
Pusan National University, Korea Faculty
Telecommunication and Computer Networking China Mobile USA R&D Center Senior Researcher
King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia Faculty
Openwave Mobility Solutions Director
Telecommunication Networking Georgia State University Faculty
Investment Technology Group, Inc Senior Researcher
Microsoft, Inc Software Engineer
Sprint Telecom Design Engineer
Tarleton State University Faculty
Technicolor – Research and Innovation Center, Paris, France Senior Research Scientist
Transaction Network Services Network Architect
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Faculty
Verizon Systems and Technology Architect


Joe Seabrooks with Dean Blanchett Pic