News

Syed Jamal Conversation

October 30, 2018

On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Park University will host Syed Jamal for a moderated conversation as he recounts his ongoing case, his thoughts on the complicated regulations, policies and procedures related to immigration, and lessons he has learned throughout this emotional ordeal. The event, a part of Park’s Year of Engagement, will begin at 1 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus.

Myers Appointed Provost

October 29, 2018

Following a nationwide search, Park University has announced that Michelle (Shellie) Myers, Ed.D., has been appointed provost of the University, effective immediately.

International Festival 2018

October 24, 2018

In celebration of Park University’s Year of Engagement and International Education Week, Park’s Office of International Education is hosting its annual International Festival: The World Underground on Friday, Nov. 16. The event will held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Park Avenue area of the Mabee Learning Center/Academic Underground within the Parkville Commercial Underground on the Parkville Campus. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public.

Crows Nest October 18 2018

October 18, 2018

Crow’s Nest for October 18, 2018

Pirate Pantry Grand Opening

October 18, 2018

Park University will hold a grand opening for its Pirate Pantry, the University’s response to the increased awareness of food insecurity among students on college campuses, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, starting at 10 a.m. inside the Intramural and Recreational Fieldhouse (Labor Hall) adjacent to Breckon Sports Center on the University’s Parkville Campus.

Digital Forensics and Intelligence Analysis Certificates

October 17, 2018

Park University’s Office of Continuing Education is offering a pair of five-week online certificate courses starting the week of Nov. 5 that will focus on digital forensics and intelligence analysis.

Golf Scramble 2018 Rescheduled

October 8, 2018

The 2018 Park University Golf Scramble, a four-person tournament that benefits the University’s athletic programs, has been rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 29, at The National Golf Club of Kansas City. The event was rescheduled from Oct. 8 due to more than seven inches of rain that fell on the course.

Fort Leonard Wood Graduates 2018

October 8, 2018

Park University’s Fort Leonard Wood (Mo.) Campus held its commencement ceremony on Oct. 5 at Nutter Field House on base. The University had 20 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — 14 received a bachelor’s degree and six students received an associate degree.

Longevity Awards 2018

October 2, 2018

Park University honored staff and faculty who reached milestone service anniversaries between Aug. 1, 2017, and July 31, 2018, during a ceremony on Sept. 26 on the Parkville Campus. Sixty-five employees were recognized, combining for 695 years of service to Park.

Fright Night 2018

October 1, 2018

Fright Night, Park University’s annual Halloween celebration, will be held Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Copley Quad residence hall on the University’s Parkville Campus, from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission to the event is free and open to the public, and children of all ages are encouraged to dress in their favorite Halloween costume.

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