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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 29, 2008    #051
Contact: Wandra Green
(816) 235-1601

Jolin, Bloch School of Business and Public Administration, named 2008 Student Affairs Honor Recipient One of 10 students recognized for outstanding academic and service involvement

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management has named Alison M. Jolin a 2008 Honor Award recipient, one of 10 graduating seniors to be commended for both academic achievements and participation in programs outside the classroom.

The honor award program was established in 1975 to recognize graduating seniors who excelled in academic achievement, involvement in university programs and service to the campus and surrounding community.

Jolin graduates with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Upon graduation, she will continue in her role with the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership. Jolin plans to work with a youth development nonprofit organization in Denver beginning in the fall of 2008.

Previously, Jolin was involved in the Public Administration Student Association and a member of the Bloch School Student Advisory Board. Her volunteer activities included the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk.

Jolin and her fellow recipients will be honored at a reception and breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m., May 9 in room 106 of the University Center, 5000 Holmes St., Kansas City, MO.

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), one of four University of Missouri campuses, is a public university serving more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Celebrating 75 years, UMKC engages with the community and economy based on a three-part mission: visual and performing arts, health sciences, and urban engagement.

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