Groundbreaking Ceremony for the UMKC Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

WHAT: The UMKC groundbreaking ceremony for the Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
WHO: Henry W. Bloch, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe, UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton, UMKC Bloch School Dean Teng-Kee Tan, BNIM Architects, J.E. Dunn Construction, dignitaries and special guests
WHEN: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Thursday, March 8
WHERE: UMKC Student Union, 5100 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Join the Kansas City community, UMKC and the Henry W. Bloch School of Management as we host a ceremonial groundbreaking celebration for the new Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

The building is made possible by a $32 million gift to UMKC and the Bloch School from H&R Block co-founder Henry W. Bloch.

The event will include a ceremonial groundbreaking, followed by a presentation from building architects BNIM with visuals and descriptions of the building’s one-of-a-kind features.

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), one of four University of Missouri campuses, is a public university serving more than 15,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UMKC engages with the community and economy based on a four-part mission: life and health sciences; visual and performing arts; urban issues and education; and a vibrant learning and campus life experience. For more information about UMKC, visit www.umkc.edu.