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The University of Kansas Edwards Campus

Transfer Communities

Transfer Communities at the KU Edwards Campus are an integrated program designed to help you transition seamlessly to KUEC while you’re achieving your Associate’s Degree from your community college. These program-specific experiences will connect you to events, career conversations, faculty, staff and peers with similar goals and interests to create a true community while you pursue your degree. By joining your community, you will have exclusive access to the people and the information that make your transfer experience one-of-a-kind!

Transfer Community Events

Looking for specific events focused on exploring career options? Check out the list of events below:

Upcoming events

Link and Learn - Communicating for Inclusion: Constructing Workplaces that Welcome Difference.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research. 
October 17, 2019
Sign Up

SciFlix - Beetlejuice
SciFlix is a community outreach effort designed around taking the science, the theories, and the ethics in popular fiction and discussing it openly and honestly..
October 30, 2019
Sign Up

"So You Want to Cure Cancer"
A hands-on experience led by KUEC and JCCC faculty that showcases the ways different disciplines help with cancer research, patient treatment, and recovery.
November 4, 2019
Sign Up

"Careers in Writing Panel"
A panel conversation with professionals working in English and Writing professions. Moderator Darren Canady
November 6, 2019; 3:00 - 4:00pm; CoLab at JCCC, in OCB Building
Sign Up

Link and Learn - Beyond Generational Stereotypes: Recognizing Workplace Factors that Cause Generational Tensions – and What to Do About it.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research.
November 11, 2019
Sign Up

Career Up
At CareerUP, you will be taught key professional skills that you can immediately apply in a networking environment with employers, recruiters and alumni.
November 13, 2019; 5:00 to 8:00; BEST Conference Center
Sign Up

BIOTECH Day
Area high school students collaborate with peers, listen to research presentations by KUEC students, attend a biotech panel session with KUEC faculty and presented their research in a flash science fair.
November 15, 2019; 9:00 to 2:00; BEST Conference Center

Link and Learn – New Year, New You? Practical Tips to Help You Think About the Next Step in Your Career.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research.
December 12, 2019
Sign Up

Entrepreneurship Pitch Presentations
Come see what our Entrepreneurship students are learning by observing their hands-on learning through pitch presentations.
December 11, 2019 & December 18, 2019 ; 1:00 to 4:00, BEST 330

Transfer Services

Looking for specific help in your transfer process? Check out these resources.

Transfer Services Coach

Amy Sellers

Amy Sellers

amyeb@ku.edu 913 897 8542 Regents Center 210

Business Transfer Community

The Business Transfer Community is designed to provide you with specific skills, access to trainings and other experiences to give you a true competitive professional edge. Feel like a member of the KU Edwards Campus while still completing your Associate’s Degree, and complete market-relevant credentials along the way.

Benefits

  • Establish relationships with KUEC faculty and staff early on
  • Develop personalized academic plan to graduate with Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
  • Engage in social and professional events at both KUEC and your community college
  • Provide leadership opportunities throughout the Kansas City area

Join the Business Transfer Community

Business Coach

Emily Plotkin

Emily Plotkin

eplotkin@ku.edu 913-897-8509 Regents Center 111C

Upcoming Business Events

Link and Learn - Communicating for Inclusion: Constructing Workplaces that Welcome Difference.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research. 
October 17, 2019
Sign Up

Link and Learn - Beyond Generational Stereotypes: Recognizing Workplace Factors that Cause Generational Tensions – and What to Do About it.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research.
November 11, 2019
Sign Up

Career Up
At CareerUP, you will be taught key professional skills that you can immediately apply in a networking environment with employers, recruiters and alumni.
November 13, 2019; 5:00 to 8:00; BEST Conference Center
Sign Up

Link and Learn – New Year, New You? Practical Tips to Help You Think About the Next Step in Your Career.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research.
December 12, 2019
Sign Up

Entrepreneurship Pitch Presentations
Come see what our Entrepreneurship students are learning by observing their hands-on learning through pitch presentations.
December 11, 2019 & December 18, 2019 ; 1:00 to 4:00, BEST 330

English Transfer Community

Shared stories generate community. This collective of students share that same passion across a variety of literature and writing forms. Through events that bring people together to share creativity, experiences and advice, the English Transfer Community helps you feel like a member of the KU Edwards Campus, even while you are still completing your Associate’s Degree.

Benefits

  • Establish relationships with KUEC faculty and staff early on
  • Develop a personalized academic plan to graduate with Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
  • Engage in social and professional events at both KUEC and your community college
  • Provide leadership opportunities throughout the Kansas City area

Join the English Transfer Community

English Coach

Ben Herron

Ben Herron

bherron2@ku.edu​ 913-897-8544 Regents Center 111

Upcoming English Events

"Careers in Writing Panel"
A panel conversation with professionals working in English and Writing professions. Moderator Darren Canady
November 6, 2019; 3:00 - 4:00pm; CoLab at JCCC, in OCB Building
Sign Up

Career Up
At CareerUP, you will be taught key professional skills that you can immediately apply in a networking environment with employers, recruiters and alumni.
November 13, 2019; 5:00 to 8:00; BEST Conference Center
Sign Up

Link and Learn – New Year, New You? Practical Tips to Help You Think About the Next Step in Your Career.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research.
December 12, 2019
Sign Up

Event Under Development: "What Can I do With a Degree in English?"
A hands-on experience led by KUEC and JCCC faculty that showcases different careers with an English degree
Coming Soon - FALL 2019

Public Service Transfer Community

Want to make a difference in the world? This transfer community is designed to give you a sample of the many career paths that help you make a lasting impact wherever your education may take you. This is a perfect fit for students interested in Law & Society, Psychology, Public Administration, and Social Work degrees. The Public Service Transfer Community is one way to help you feel like a member of the KU Edwards Campus, while you are still completing your Associate’s Degree.

Benefits

  • Establish relationships with KUEC faculty and staff early on
  • Develop a personalized academic plan to graduate with Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
  • Engage in social and professional events at both KUEC and your community college
  • Provide leadership opportunities throughout the Kansas City area

Join the Public Service Transfer Community

Public Service Coaches

Liz Barton

Liz Barton

bartonliz@ku.edu​ 913-897-8521 Regents Center 117 Public Administration Law & Society
Ben Herron

Ben Herron

bherron2@ku.edu​ 913-897-8544 Regents Center 111 Psychology
Amea Chandler

Amea Chandler

amea@ku.edu 913-897-8547 Social Work

Upcoming Public Service Events

Link and Learn - Communicating for Inclusion: Constructing Workplaces that Welcome Difference.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research. 
October 17, 2019
Sign Up

Link and Learn - Beyond Generational Stereotypes: Recognizing Workplace Factors that Cause Generational Tensions – and What to Do About it.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research.
November 11, 2019
Sign Up

Career Up
At CareerUP, you will be taught key professional skills that you can immediately apply in a networking environment with employers, recruiters and alumni.
November 13, 2019; 5:00 to 8:00; BEST Conference Center
Sign Up

Link and Learn – New Year, New You? Practical Tips to Help You Think About the Next Step in Your Career.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research.
December 12, 2019
Sign Up

Science Transfer Community

The Science Transfer Community is filled with highly engaged faculty and specially designed opportunities for hands-on experience and connections to Kansas City’s many science-related industries. Access to labs, equipment, and many unique learning opportunities will help you feel like a member of the KU Edwards Campus even before you take your first class.

Benefits

  • Establish relationships with KUEC faculty and staff early on
  • Develop personalized academic plan to graduate with Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
  • Engage in social and professional events at both KUEC and your community college
  • Provide leadership opportunities throughout the Kansas City area

Join the Science Transfer Community

Science Coaches

Nicole Wilburn

Nicole Wilburn

wilburnn@ku.edu 913-897-8406 Regents Center 111K Biotechnology Molecular Biosciences
Nigyar Alves

Nigyar Alves

n882a238@ku.edu 913-897-8556 Regents Center 117 Environmental Studies
Jenny Parr

Jenny Parr

kuparr@ku.edu 913-897-8518 Regents Center 111 Exercise Science

Upcoming Science Events

SciFlix - WarGames
SciFlix is a community outreach effort designed around taking the science, the theories, and the ethics in popular fiction and discussing it openly and honestly. 
September 13, 2019
Sign Up

SciFlix - Beetlejuice
SciFlix is a community outreach effort designed around taking the science, the theories, and the ethics in popular fiction and discussing it openly and honestly..
October 30, 2019
Sign Up

"So You Want to Cure Cancer"
A hands-on experience led by KUEC and JCCC faculty that showcases the ways different disciplines help with cancer research, patient treatment, and recovery.
November 4, 2019
Sign Up

Career Up
At CareerUP, you will be taught key professional skills that you can immediately apply in a networking environment with employers, recruiters and alumni.
November 13, 2019; 5:00 to 8:00; BEST Conference Center
Sign Up

BIOTECH Day
Area high school students collaborate with peers, listen to research presentations by KUEC students, attend a biotech panel session with KUEC faculty and presented their research in a flash science fair.
November 15, 2019; 9:00 to 2:00; BEST Conference Center