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Park Assisting Coast Guard Students

January 7, 2019

Park University, which has supported U.S. military service members since 1918 when it accepted students who were inducted into the War Department’s Student Army Training Corps, is stepping in to assist members of the U.S. Coast Guard during the current federal government shutdown.

First Esports Coach

January 7, 2019

Park University, which became the first college/university in the Kansas City area to announce (in July 2018) that it would offer a varsity esports program starting with the Spring 2019 semester, has appointed Ashley Jones as its first esports coach. Jones began her duties at Park on Jan. 7.

Crows Nest December 20 2018

December 20, 2018

Crow’s Nest for December 20, 2018

Brown Appointed College of Management Dean

December 17, 2018

Kirby R. Brown, who recently retired after 40 years of military and federal service, has been appointed as the dean of Park University’s College of Management. Brown starts in his new role at Park on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.

Missouri Humanities Council Grant

December 17, 2018

Park University has received a $2,500 grant from the Missouri Humanities Council in support of the University’s Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture Series.

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.

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.