News

Josephs Story Documentary

February 1, 2019

Park University will present a screening of “Hopes, Dreams and Basketball – Joseph’s Story,” a 21-minute documentary about Park student-athlete Joseph Mebaley, on Friday, Feb. 15, at 5:30 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission is free.

Banneker School Breakfast 2019

January 29, 2019

The Banneker School Foundation will host its annual fundraising breakfast on Monday, Feb. 25, 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.

Spencer Cave Lecture 2019

January 28, 2019

In recognition of Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday in 2019 (January 31), Arnold Rampersad, Ph.D., the Sara Hart Kimball Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus, at Stanford University, will present a discussion on the life and legacy of Robinson as part of Park University’s 18th annual Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture. The event will be held on Monday, Feb. 25, at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Mo., starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free to the lecture, but to ensure seating, registration is required at park.edu/spencercave.

Crows Nest January 25 2019

January 25, 2019

Crow’s Nest for January 25, 2019

Jazz Ambassadors Documentary

January 21, 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, excellence, global citizenship, inclusivity and integrity) and inspire community engagement.

As part of Park University’s Year of Engagement Documentary Series, the documentary “The Jazz Ambassadors” will be shown on Monday, Feb. 11, at 6 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater within Alumni Hall on University’s Parkville Campus.

Lee Exhibit 2019

January 16, 2019

An exhibit featuring paintings by Andrea K. Lee, Ph.D., and quilts by her grandmother Enid Lee will be on display in Park University’s Campanella Gallery beginning Tuesday, Jan. 22, through Thursday, Feb. 28.

Ervin Appointed AVP

January 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.

Top 10 Stories 2018

January 11, 2019

It was another historic noteworthy year at Park University in 2018 as the University collected another national championship, saw record growth, local and international accomplishments and honors, and a number of firsts. Not to mention events throughout the year filled with speakers and performing artists from all around the globe.

Coast Guard Statement

January 11, 2019

Statement from Park University President Dr. Greg Gunderson on the situation facing members of the U.S. Coast Guard during the federal government shutdown and how the University will assist those in the Coast Guard with their educational goals.

Inventing Tomorrow Documentary Rescheduled

January 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, excellence, global citizenship, inclusivity and integrity) and inspire community engagement. On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the documentary “Inventing Tomorrow” will be shown at 6 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater within Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus.

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