October 21, 2019
Park University announces the appointment of Long Huynh, D.B.A., as associate vice president of marketing and strategic growth. Huynh began his role at Park on Oct. 14.
October 15, 2019
Park University and two other Kansas City area higher education institutions are co-hosting a conference that will explore how peacebuilders around the world have positively impacted their communities by advocating for human rights. “Human Rights: The Foundation of Peace Building” is the theme for the 2019 Greater Kansas City Peacebuilding Conference, Thursday, Oct. 31, through Saturday, Nov. 2.
October 11, 2019
The Crow’s Nest newsletter for October 11, 2019.
October 9, 2019
Park University honored staff and faculty who reached milestone service anniversaries between Aug. 2, 2018, and Aug. 1, 2019, during a ceremony on Oct. 8 on the Parkville Campus.
October 8, 2019
“Fright Night,” Park University’s annual Halloween celebration, will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, 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.
October 7, 2019
Brent Geary, Ph.D., a historian with the Central Intelligence Agency and its Center for the Study of Intelligence, will present a discussion on “Very Secret, Very Cool, but not Aliens: The U-2, the A-12 and Area 51” at Park University on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater within Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the discussion is free and open to the public.
October 7, 2019
Park University’s Fort Leonard Wood (Mo.) Campus held its commencement ceremony on Oct. 4 at Nutter Field House on base. The University had eight students eligible to participate in the ceremony — all eight received a bachelor’s degree.
October 3, 2019
The next art exhibit in Park University’s 2019-20 Campanella Gallery exhibition season will feature a photographic essay, “Darkest Hour,” by Park University student and military veteran Laura Albate. The exhibit, which focuses on post-traumatic stress in military veterans, will be on display Monday, Oct. 7, through Friday, Nov. 22 in the Gallery, located within Norrington Center on the University’s Parkville Campus. A reception for the artist will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. Admission to the Campanella Gallery is free.
October 2, 2019
Park University has appointed Rana Lacer as chief financial officer, while previous CFO Brian Bode has been appointed as vice president of facilities. Both began their roles on Oct. 1.
September 24, 2019
An event that will provide a call to action to banish bullying behavior will be the focus of a book talk on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Park University. Blanche Sosland, Ph.D., professor emerita of education and expert in bullying-related issues, will present a discussion that begins at 3 p.m. in the David Theater within Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the event, which is open to the public, is free.