2021 Top 10 Stories

January 14, 2022

Park University celebrated another historic and noteworthy year in 2021 as the University and its students, employees and alumni garnered national media attention, and earned international, national and local honors.

ParkULeads 2022

January 6, 2022

Park University’s Office of Professional Education and Workforce Development has announced the next session of its leadership program offering, ParkULeads. The interactive, virtual sessions will be held on four Fridays, February 4, 11, 18, and March 4, from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Shane Smeed
Smeed New Year Message

January 5, 2022

The transition to a new year provides an opportunity to reflect upon the past and look forward to the days ahead. Park University can take great pride in several notable accomplishments in 2021

Crows Nest January 4 2022

January 4, 2022

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for January 4, 2022.

Shane Smeed
Smeed Appointed Park University President

December 14, 2021

Park University’s Board of Trustees has selected Shane B. Smeed to become the school’s 18th president, effective Jan. 1, 2022.

Crows Nest December 6 2021

December 6, 2021

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for December 6, 2021.

Dr. Adelaida Severson
Fall 2021 KC Area Commencement

November 22, 2021

Adelaida Severson, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Bushtex Inc., an international satellite communications firm in Gilbert, Ariz., will present the keynote address during Park University’s Kansas City Area Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 11. The ceremony, the University’s first in-person commencement since December 2019 due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be held at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo., starting at 10 a.m.

Constitution Day 2021 Event Rescheduled

November 19, 2021

Park University’s annual Constitution Day event, which was originally scheduled to be held on Sept. 27, but was postponed due to a power outage, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 30. The event will feature a screening of the film “Confounding Father: A Contrarian View of the U.S. Constitution” starting at 3 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Yira Brimage
Brimage Appointed Gilbert Campus VP

November 15, 2021

Yira Brimage has been appointed to serve as the vice president of Park University’s Gilbert (Ariz.) Campus, effective Nov. 15, 2021.

Crows Nest November 3 2021

November 3, 2021

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for November 3, 2021.

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