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Kansas City Area Graduates December 2018

December 10, 2018

Park University held its December 2018 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony on Dec. 8 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo. The University had 433 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — 174 students received a master’s degree and/or a graduate certificate, and 259 students received a bachelor’s degree, associate degree and/or undergraduate certificate. Ron Blumkin, chairman of Nebraska Furniture Mart, presented the keynote address.

Charleston AFB Graduates 2018

December 10, 2018

Park University’s Charleston (S.C.) Air Force Base Campus held its commencement ceremony on Dec. 7 at the Education Center Auditorium on base. The University had 44 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — five students received a master’s degree, one student received a graduate certificate, 34 students received a bachelor’s degree and four students received an associate degree.

CBP Hiring Seminar

November 27, 2018

Park University’s El Paso (Texas) Campus Center will host a series of hiring seminars on Thursday, Dec. 6, for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Sessions will be held at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the University’s campus at 1330 Adabel Drive in El Paso.

Blumkin Commencement Keynote

November 20, 2018

Ron Blumkin, the chairman of Nebraska Furniture Mart, will present the keynote address during Park University’s Kansas City Area Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 8. The ceremony will be held at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo., starting at 10 a.m.

Crows Nest November 15 2018

November 15, 2018

Crow’s Nest for November 15, 2018.

3+3 Dual Degree PreChiropractic Program

November 8, 2018

Park University has partnered with Logan University in Chesterfield, Mo., on an articulation agreement that establishes a new 3+3 dual degree, pre-chiropractic program between the two institutions.

Chris Lowrance Exhibit

November 6, 2018

An exhibit featuring the paintings of artist Chris Lowrance is on display in Park University’s recently renovated Campanella Gallery through Friday, Dec. 7. Admission to the Gallery, located within Norrington Center on the University’s Parkville Campus, is free. A reception for the artist will be held on Friday, Nov. 16, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Gallery.

Wright Patterson AFB Graduates 2018

November 5, 2018

Park University’s Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio) Campus held its commencement ceremony on Nov. 4 at the Hope Hotel and Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center on base. The University had 52 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — four students received a master’s degree, one student received a graduate certificate, 46 students received a bachelor’s degree, and one student received a bachelor’s degree and associate degree.

DSC Columbus Graduates 2018

November 5, 2018

Park University’s Defense Supply Center Columbus (Ohio) Campus held its commencement ceremony on Nov. 3 at the Ohio History Connection in Columbus. The University had 36 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — four students received a master’s degree, 21 students received a bachelor’s degree, three students received a bachelor’s degree and associate degree, seven students received an associate degree and one student received an undergraduate certificate.

Inventing Tomorrow Documentary

November 5, 2018

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 Monday, Nov. 26, 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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