UMKC Staff Council Outreach Committee
Introducing Staff Community Groups
During this time, more than ever, we find ourselves yearning for opportunities to connect with others through community. So we decided to create our own communities! Whether you are interested in participating in a group, or leading one, there is a little something for everyone.
Staff Community Group Topics Include:
Arts & Culture: Learning about another culture, film festivals, opera, and museum exhibits
Book Club: Professional Development, Leadership, Culture, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Bibliographies
Craft & DIY: Crocheting, Knitting, Scrapbooking, Sewing Masks, Peyton Hearts, Hats for Newborns, Cricket (cards), Simple projects around the home
Cooking: Quick and Easy recipes (breakfast, lunch, dinner, appetizers and treats), Recipe Swap.
Gardening: Herb Gardens, gardening, landscaping tips
Parents & Support Systems: Creating Balance & Supporting your Children and Yourself, New Parents, Work Life Balance, Healthy Boundaries, Family Relations & Dynamics
Wellness: Walking partners, exercising, healthy eating
Create your own: Item which might not be mentioned in the above topics
In an effort to truly build community, Facilitators and Participants commit to hold their community group for a minimum of 2 months, with meetups at least biweekly.
While the University remains closed, groups will meet in a virtual format.
For questions, email Outreach Committee Co-Chairs: Sandra Smith or Alexandra Schumacher