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Crows Nest February 6 2020

February 6, 2020

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for February 6, 2020.

Mallon Lecture

February 6, 2020

Park University’s Department of History, Political Science and Interdisciplinary Studies will host a lecture by Ron Mallon, Ph.D., discussing racism and sexism on Thursday, Feb. 27, starting at 3:30 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater within Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

True Justice Screening

February 4, 2020

The National Archives at Kansas City, in partnership with Park University and the Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group, will hold a screening of the HBO-produced documentary “True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality” on Tuesday, Feb. 18, beginning at 6 p.m. The program will take place at the National Archives at Kansas City, 400 W. Pershing Road in Kansas City, Mo.

Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture 2020

February 3, 2020

A discussion spotlighting Joplin, Mo., native Langston Hughes (1902-67) will be the focus of Park University’s 19th annual Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture on Monday, Feb. 24. The lecture will take place in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but registration is requested at park.edu/2020spencercave.

Banneker School Breakfast 2020

February 3, 2020

The Banneker School Foundation will hold its annual fundraising breakfast on Monday, Feb. 24, at Park University. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. in the Park Distance Learning Conference Center within the Parkville Commercial Underground on the University’s Parkville Campus.

Top 10 Stories 2019

January 10, 2020

Park University celebrated another historic and noteworthy year in 2019 as the University garnered national media attention, and earned international, national and local honors. Park’s Office of University Engagement compiled the University’s biggest stories of the year and asked five members of the University’s staff to pick their top 10 moments from 2019.

Khawaja Photography Exhibit

January 7, 2020

The next art exhibit in Park University’s 2019-20 Campanella Gallery exhibition season will feature a display of digital photography by Masoom Khawaja. The exhibit will be on display Monday, Jan. 13, through Friday, Feb. 28, in the Gallery, located within Norrington Center on the University’s Parkville Campus.

Crows Nest December 19 2019

December 19, 2019

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for December 19, 2019.

Kansas City Area Graduates December 2019

December 18, 2019

Park University held its December 2019 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony on Dec. 14 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo. The University had 470 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — 259 students received a master’s degree and/or a graduate certificate, and 211 students received a bachelor’s degree, associate degree and/or undergraduate certificate. W. Ann Hansbrough, J.D., an associate circuit judge in the Circuit Court of Platte County, Mo., and a member of Park’s Board of Trustees, presented the keynote address.

Charleston AFB Graduates 2019

December 10, 2019

Park University’s Charleston (S.C.) Air Force Base Campus held its commencement ceremony on Dec. 6 at the Education Center Auditorium on base. The University had 34 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — 31 students received a bachelor’s degree and three student received an associate degree.

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.