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Welcome & Success Center

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:

Summer 2020 events

Leadership Daily from KU - Free "snackable" education to start your lunch hour.
Learn from industry expert Dr. Lee Stuart as he reveals business tips, tactics and tools you can put into action right away. 
Every Weekday - 12:15-12:30pm via Zoom
Register Here

Link and Learn - Connection or Chaos: Getting Real about the Benefits and Drawbacks of Our Social Media Use.
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. 
June 18, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

Link and Learn - "Sounds Good!": Unpacking the Hidden Decision-Making Biases that Hurt Team Outcomes.
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. 
July 16, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

Virtual Career Exploration Fair.
Join us for an opportunity to network with employers from the Kansas City area, and learn the next steps in making those connections. 
Wednesday, July 22,2020 - 10:00am-12:00pm via Zoom
Register Here

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. 
August 20, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Register Here

"Virtual Resources"
Additional resources, fun things to do online, and helpful ways to make it through long days at home.
Discover more resources here!

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

American Sign Language and Deaf Studies Transfer Community

The American Sign Language and Deaf Studies (ASLD) Transfer Community is filled with highly engaged faculty and specially designed opportunities for connections to the Kansas City area ASLD community. Access to events, programs, and 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 American Sign Language and Deaf Studies Transfer Community

American Sign Language and Deaf Studies Coach

Nigyar Alves

Nigyar Alves

n882a238@ku.edu 913-897-8556 Regents Center 117 American Sign Language and Deaf Studies

Summer 2020 American Sign Language and Deaf Studies Events

Link and Learn - Connection or Chaos: Getting Real about the Benefits and Drawbacks of Our Social Media Use.
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. 
June 18, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

Virtual Information Session.
Are you interested in finding out what it takes to major in ASLD, or learn the variety of career fields that come along with this degree? This info session is your chance to learn about the many opportunities that an ASLD degree can lead to. 
Tuesday, June 22,2020 - 1:00pm via Zoom

Advanced ASLD Zoom Meet Up.
Join ASLD students and faculty in this opportunity to practice your American Sign Language skills and network with ASLD students and faculty. ASL 4 Proficiency required. 
Monday July 6, 6:00pm via Zoom
Sign Up

ASLD Zoom Meet Up.
Join ASLD students in all ASL abilities and faculty in this opportunity to practice your American Sign Language skills and network with ASLD students and faculty. There will be whole group time, as well as breakout rooms for elementary proficiency and advanced proficiency. 
Monday, July 20, 6:30pm via Zoom
Sign Up

Link and Learn - "Sounds Good!": Unpacking the Hidden Decision-Making Biases that Hurt Team Outcomes.
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. 
July 16, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

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. 
August 20, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Register Here

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 Business Administration

Summer 2020 Business Events

Leadership Daily from KU - Free "snackable" education to start your lunch hour.
Learn from industry expert Dr. Lee Stuart as he reveals business tips, tactics and tools you can put into action right away. 
Every Weekday - 12:15-12:30pm via Zoom
Register Here

Leadership Live Workshop: Personal Brand Leadership
Business Community students are invited to take part in these interactive one-day workshops to hone in on your leadership skills from some of Kansas City's best leadership experts
June 18, 2020 ; 8:00am to 4:00pm, Regnier Hall 152
Sign Up

Link and Learn - "Sounds Good!": Unpacking the Hidden Decision-Making Biases that Hurt Team Outcomes.
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. 
July 16, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

Virtual Career Exploration Fair.
Join us for an opportunity to network with employers from the Kansas City area, and learn the next steps in making those connections. 
Wednesday, July 22,2020 - 10:00am-12:00pm via Zoom
Register Here

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. 
August 20, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Register Here

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 Literature, Language and Writing

Summer 2020 English Events

Link and Learn - Connection or Chaos: Getting Real about the Benefits and Drawbacks of Our Social Media Use.
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. 
June 18, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

Link and Learn - "Sounds Good!": Unpacking the Hidden Decision-Making Biases that Hurt Team Outcomes.
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. 
July 16, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

Virtual Career Exploration Fair.
Join us for an opportunity to network with employers from the Kansas City area, and learn the next steps in making those connections. 
Wednesday, July 22,2020 - 10:00am-12:00pm via Zoom
Register Here

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. 
August 20, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Register Here

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

Summer 2020 Public Service Events

Leadership Daily from KU - Free "snackable" education to start your lunch hour.
Learn from industry expert Dr. Lee Stuart as he reveals business tips, tactics and tools you can put into action right away. 
Every Weekday - 12:15-12:30pm via Zoom
Register Here

Virtual Panel Discussion on Careers in Government.
Join us as our panel discusses life as a public servant. What was their path? What do they like most and least about their jobs? You will also have a chance to learn about the Public Administration and Law and Society undergraduate degree programs by talking with the Academic Success Coach, Liz Barton. 
Monday, June 15,2020 - 5:30pm via Zoom
Sign Up Here.

Link and Learn - Connection or Chaos: Getting Real about the Benefits and Drawbacks of Our Social Media Use.
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. 
June 18, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

Link and Learn - "Sounds Good!": Unpacking the Hidden Decision-Making Biases that Hurt Team Outcomes.
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. 
July 16, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

Virtual Career Exploration Fair.
Join us for an opportunity to network with employers from the Kansas City area, and learn the next steps in making those connections. 
Wednesday, July 22,2020 - 10:00am-12:00pm via Zoom
Register Here

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. 
August 20, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Register Here

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
Nathaniel Coney III

Nathaniel Coney III

nconey3@ku.edu 913-897-8566 Regents Center 111 Exercise Science

Summer 2020 Science Events

Link and Learn - Connection or Chaos: Getting Real about the Benefits and Drawbacks of Our Social Media Use.
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. 
June 18, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

Link and Learn - "Sounds Good!": Unpacking the Hidden Decision-Making Biases that Hurt Team Outcomes.
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. 
July 16, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Sign Up

Virtual Career Exploration Fair.
Join us for an opportunity to network with employers from the Kansas City area, and learn the next steps in making those connections. 
Wednesday, July 22,2020 - 10:00am-12:00pm via Zoom
Register Here

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. 
August 20, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Register Here