College of Arts and Sciences – B.A. ’79, M.A. ’91
Defying the Odds Award
Stanley Banks, the 2008 Defying the Odds Award recipient, has made great
An alumnus of the College of Arts and Sciences where he earned a Bachelor and a Master of Arts degrees from UMKC, Banks is the author of two poetry collections – “Blue Beat Syncopation: Selected Poems” and “On 10th Alley Way.”
Also, he is a contributor to numerous collections of poetry and has served as guest faculty member for the UMKC writing conferences.
For more information about the April 17 awards dinner, call 816-235-1563 or register online at http://advancing.umkc.edu/events.