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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Jan. 15, 2019 — Park University has appointed Kathryn (Katie) A. Ervin, Ed.D., as associate vice president for academic operations. She began her role at Park on Jan. 2.   As AVP for academic operations, Ervin will oversee the operation of multiple academic systems and processes within the Office of Academic Affairs, including those related to adjunct faculty onboarding across the University’s ...read more
Categories: Education, On The Move, Good News, Press Release
Monday, January 14, 2019
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI––January 11, 2019––After an extensive search, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has named Sean O’Harrow as its next Executive Director.  “We are so eager for Sean O’Harrow to bring his vision and enthusiasm to Kemper Museum,” stated Mary Kemper Wolf, Chair of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Board of Trustees, and daughter of museum founders, R. Crosby Kemper Jr. and ...read more
Categories: On The Move, Good News
Friday, January 11, 2019
Kansas City, MO—Kansas City nonprofit HALOis hosting its 14thAnnual ArtReach Auction Event at The Brass on Baltimore(1228 Baltimore Ave. Kansas City, MO 64105) on Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Honorary Chairs are Chad and Susie Wollard. The Diamond Sponsor is Mariner Wealth Advisors. As featured on CBS Evening News, the ArtReach Auction showcases artwork from orphans around the ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Volunteers are invited to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and his lasting legacy by reading stories that inspire and empower local students at five Rosedale neighborhood schools to continue the Civil Rights Movement in their generation. Kansas City, KS. Volunteers ranging from college students to elders of the Rosedale community will join Rosedale Development Association January 22 - 25, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Civic Council of Greater Kansas CityAnnounces New Staff AppointmentsSheri Gonzales Warren, McClain Bryant Macklin Bring Experience and Expertise to Business Leadership Organization    Kansas City, MO (January 9, 2019) – The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City announced today two staff appointments that will significantly expand its capacity and reach in key focus areas, according to President ...read more
Categories: On The Move
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
 Jan. 8, 2019 — 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 respect, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, January 07, 2019
Jan. 7, 2019 — Park University, which became the first college/university in the Kansas City area to announce (in July 2018) that it would offer a varsity esports program starting with the Spring 2019 semester, has appointed Ashley Jones as its first esports coach. Jones began her duties at Park on Jan. 7. Jones will oversee Park’s seven-member esports team, which includes three female ...read more
Categories: Good News, Press Release, Education, On The Move
Thursday, January 03, 2019
We are thrilled to announce Jeffrey Byrne + Associates, Inc. and Pelofsky & Associates, Inc. have merged to form Byrne Pelofsky + Associates, LLC (Byrne Pelofsky). Individuals, families, corporations, foundations and the government are now, more than ever, evaluating and taking new approaches to charitable giving.  Our new firm, Byrne Pelofsky, will further our vision to provide uncommon local, ...read more
Categories: Community, On The Move, Press Release, Good News
Thursday, January 03, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – This year marks Wayside Waifs’ 75th anniversary year of serving the homeless animals. A significant milestone indeed.   Wayside was started in 1944 by Fenby Webster. Through the years, supporters have helped the animal shelter save thousands of lives – volunteers who give their time, donors who give their treasure, and staff who give their talent. Many people fall into ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Good News, Press Release
Thursday, January 03, 2019
KANSAS CITY, MO, January 3, 2019: As part of Charlotte Street Foundation’s Neighborhood Artists Residency and in partnership with Kansas City Public Library, Start the Arts is hosting its first quarterly event free to the community this Saturday, January 5th. There will be spoken word, music, live painting, culinary art, an interactive art room for children, and more. Start the Arts hopes to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Good News, Human Interest
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Kirby R. Brown, who recently retired after 40 years of military and federal service, has been appointed as the dean of Park University’s College of Management. Brown starts in his new role at Park on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.   As the dean of the College of Management, Brown will be the chief administrative, fiscal and academic officer of the College. He will be responsible for implementing the ...read more
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