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Hansbrough Commencement Keynote

December 9, 2019

W. Ann Hansbrough, J.D., an associate circuit judge in the Circuit Court of Platte County, Mo., will present the keynote address during Park University’s Kansas City Area Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14. The ceremony will be held at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo., starting at 10 a.m. The event will include 544 Park University students eligible to graduate and participate in the ceremony — 293 students are set to receive a master’s degree and/or graduate certificate, and 251 students are scheduled to receive a bachelor’s degree, associate degree and/or undergraduate certificate.

Senior Art Exhibit Fall 2019

November 20, 2019

An art exhibit highlighting the work of two Park University seniors will be on display from Monday, Dec. 2, through Tuesday, Dec. 31, in the Campanella Gallery.

Mountain Home AFB Graduates 2019

November 18, 2019

Park University’s Mountain Home Air Force Base (Idaho) Campus held its commencement ceremony on Nov. 15 on base. The University had 18 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — one student received a master’s degree, 15 students received a bachelor’s degree and two student received an associate degree.

Fore Appointed Gilbert Athletics Director

November 12, 2019

Park University has appointed Jeff Fore as director of athletics at the University’s Gilbert, Ariz., campus. Fore, who also serves as the Park–Gilbert women’s basketball head coach, began his additional duties on Nov. 4.

VFW Donation

November 7, 2019

Veterans of Foreign Wars National Commander William “Doc” Schmitz presented a $70,000 donation to Park University on Nov. 6 in support of the University’s research initiative into the awarding or denying of World War I military service medals based on possible racial bias.

Wright-Patterson AFB Graduates 2019

November 4, 2019

Park University’s Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio) Campus held its commencement ceremony on Nov. 3 at the Hope Hotel and Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center on base. The University had 24 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — two students received a master’s degree, 21 students received a bachelor’s degree, and one student received a bachelor’s degree and associate degree.

DSC Columbus Graduates 2019

November 4, 2019

Park University’s Defense Supply Center Columbus (Ohio) Campus held its commencement ceremony on Nov. 2 at the Ohio History Connection in Columbus. The University had 38 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — five students received a master’s degree, 28 students received a bachelor’s degree, four students received an associate degree and one student received a bachelor’s degree and associate degree.

Crows Nest October 31 2019

October 31, 2019

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for October 31, 2019.

International Festival 2019

October 28, 2019

In celebration of International Education Week, Park University’s Office of International Education will host its annual International Festival on Friday, Nov. 22. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the University’s Park Avenue area within the Academic Underground on the Parkville Campus. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public. A buffet dinner will be served for a separate fee.

The Weight of Honor
Weight of Honor Documentary

October 22, 2019

Park University’s Department of Military and Veteran Student Services, home of the Park Global Warrior Center, will host a screening of the documentary “The Weight of Honor” on Wednesday, Nov. 6, starting at 6 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the screening, which is open to the public, is free, but reservations are required at caregivers-homefront.org.

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