Photos: Brandon Parigo

UMKC alumni are pursuing their passions in Kansas City and beyond. Their stories debuted this spring with the new storytelling series, “Inspired Beginnings. Great Journeys.”

Featured graduates include Chloe David (B.M.E. ’16), a teacher inspiring students to explore music; George White Jr. (B.S. ’13), an engineer who makes time for mentoring and volunteering; Klassie Alcine (B.A. ’09, M.P.A. ’11), a political junkie who uses her skills to pursue social justice for all; and more.

Browse inspiring alumni stories on the UMKC Storytelling site. Know someone who should be featured? Let us know! Send us a message at!

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