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New Degree Programs Fall 2019

March 21, 2019

When Park University’s Fall 2019 semester starts on Monday, Aug. 19, it will offer three new degree options, including a Master of Arts in National Security Studies, a Bachelor of Music in Audio Engineering and a cybersecurity concentration in the Bachelor of Science Information and Computer Science program. In addition, the University has added three graduate certificates and five undergraduate certificates.

Sexual Assault Awareness Exhibit

March 20, 2019

An exhibit of student artwork related to sexual assault awareness will be on display in Park University’s Campanella Gallery beginning Monday, April 1, through Friday, April 26. Admission to the Gallery, located within Norrington Center on the University’s Parkville Campus, is free. A reception for the artists, also open to the public, will be held Friday, April 19, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Gallery.

Argosy University Offer

March 20, 2019

Park University, which has supported students from around the globe in pursuing their higher education dreams since 1875, has announced that it will assist students at Argosy University who have been affected by recent closures across the country.

Mathematics Lecture 2019

March 7, 2019

Park University’s second annual J. Malcolm Good Mathematics Lecture on Friday, March 29, will feature a discussion on mathematical items found within the Smithsonian Institution’s collections. The event will be held in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater within Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus starting at 11 a.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Womens History Month Lecture 2019

February 27, 2019

On June 4, 1919, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed by Congress, then ratified on Aug. 18, 1920. The amendment, which prohibits states and the federal government from denying the right to vote on the basis of sex, will be the focus of Park University’s annual Women’s History Month Lecture on Monday, March 25. The lecture, to be presented by Kim Warren, Ph.D., will begin at 3 p.m. in McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

Leaders of Tomorrow Symposium

February 26, 2019

The Command and General Staff College Foundation at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., in conjunction with Park University, will host its Leaders of Tomorrow symposium on Friday, March 29, in the Park Distance Learning Conference Center within the Parkville Commercial Underground on the University’s Parkville Campus.

Crows Nest February 22 2019

February 22, 2019

Crow’s Nest newsletter for February 22, 2019.

Josephs Story Documentary

February 21, 2019

Park University will present a screening of “Hopes, Dreams and Basketball – Joseph’s Story,” a 21-minute documentary about Park student-athlete Joseph Mebaley, on Wednesday, March 27, at 5:30 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission is free.

Johnson Lecture 2019

February 21, 2019

With a single mouse click, a variety of sophisticated genetic tests are available directly to consumers at a relatively low cost, and advances in human genetics over the past 30 years have enabled the emergence and growth of a “recreational genetics” marketplace.

On Tuesday, March 19, Park University will host Bryant McAllister, Ph.D., for a discussion on these direct-to-consumer DNA tests as part of its fourth annual Johnson Family Lecture Series in Science. The talk will begin at 7 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater within Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the lecture is free, but registration is requested at park.edu/johnson.

Banneker School Breakfast 2019

January 29, 2019

The Banneker School Foundation will host its annual fundraising breakfast on Monday, Feb. 25, at Park University. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. in the Park Distance Learning Conference Center within the Parkville Commercial Underground on the University’s Parkville Campus.

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