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Thursday, November 08, 2018
 Parkville, Mo.—Nov. 8, 2018 — Park University has partnered with Logan University in Chesterfield, Mo., on an articulation agreement that establishes a new 3+3 dual degree, pre-chiropractic program between the two institutions.   The agreement makes it possible for qualified students to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in biology/pre-medical from Park and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from ...read more
Categories: Good News, Education, Press Release
Monday, November 05, 2018
 Parkville, Mo.—Nov. 5, 2018 — During the 2018-19 academic year, Park University and the National Archives at Kansas City have partnered to commemorate the University’s Year of Engagement, a year of conversation and action on its Kansas City area campuses and in the community. The Year of Engagement Documentary Series includes films that reflect Park’s core values (accountability, civility and ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Syed Jamal made international headlines in January and February after being arrested at his home in Lawrence, Kan., by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, followed by a legal battle over his immigration status and multiple jail transfers. In mid-February, after a Kansas City immigration judge dissolved a stay of deportation, Jamal was on a flight headed to Bangladesh before the ...read more
Categories: Community, Political, Education, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Lawrence Humane Society Announces Departure of Executive Director, and Interim AppointmentLAWRENCE, KAN. — October 30, 2018 – The Lawrence Humane Society announced today that Kate Meghji will resign as Executive Director effective December 14.   Meghji has accepted the Executive Director role for the Humane Society of Vero Beach & Indian River County in Vero Beach, Florida.  The Lawrence Humane ...read more
Categories: Press Release, On The Move
Monday, October 29, 2018
 Following a nationwide search, Park University has announced that Michelle (Shellie) Myers, Ed.D., has been appointed provost of the University, effective immediately. Myers, who has served as the University’s interim provost since May 2017, joined Park in July 2010 to serve as dean of the School for Education. At the start of the 2016-17 academic year, Myers became dean of the newly created ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, On The Move, Good News
Friday, October 26, 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When 500 middle and high school students from six of Kansas City’s urban school districts come together on Saturday, November 10, 2018, they won’t just be competing for team awards and individual scholarship opportunities. They also will be demonstrating that any student can be a successful Math achiever with the right curriculum and support.  PREP-KC, the region’s leading ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Education, Press Release, Good News
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
In celebration of Park University’s Year of Engagement and International Education Week, Park’s Office of International Education is hosting its annual International Festival: The World Underground on Friday, Nov. 16. The event will held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Park Avenue area of the Mabee Learning Center/Academic Underground within the Parkville Commercial Underground on the ...read more
Categories: Good News, Community, Education
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
After being named a finalist for our fourth year in a row in the Folio: Magazine Awards competition – Unity World Headquarters is excited to announce our first-ever win!  The article “Going for Greatness” written by Molly Pennington, Ph.D. and published in the July/August 2017 issue of Unity Magazine® won the Eddie Award for Consumer: single article; religious spiritual category. The competition ...read more
Categories: Good News
Friday, October 19, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO –– Kansas City Women in Technology is pleased to announce the receipt of a two-year grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation grant. During the grant period, which spans October 2018 -- August 2020, Kansas City Women in Technology will use the funds to promote its mission of growing the number of all ages of Kansas City women involved in pursuing technology-related education ...read more
Categories: Good News
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
November 7, 2018, Carriage Club, Kansas City, MO –Caroline Huffman, CEO of Good Samaritan Project (GSP), will be honored by Calvary Community Outreach Network (CCON) at their Holiday Harvest Celebration, as the 2018 HIV/AIDS Hero Recipient for creatively tackling the issues that marginalized individuals with HIV and AIDS encounter in Kansas City. Caroline Huffman has served as the CEO of GSP ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Good News, Community, Nonprofit Connect
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO, October 16, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation will be a featuring Annie Woodfill and Monica Dixon’s curatorial installation, Mirror Eupepsia, from Friday, October 26, 2018 through Saturday, December 1, 2018 in la Esquina Gallery (1000 W 25th Street, KCMO). Featured artists in the show are Julia Chams (NY), Haper Hair (LA), and Sepideh Majidi (CA). The opening reception for the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Good News, Press Release
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO, October 10, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation has opened the application window for local artists to apply towards the 2019 Charlotte Street Visual Artist Awards and the 2019 Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Awards. The call for applications is open from October 10 through Sunday, November 18 at 11:59 PM (Mountain Time). Applications are accepted exclusively through ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release