News

Housing Insecurity Summit

October 3, 2022

With homelessness becoming an ever-increasing concern in the Kansas City area, Park University will host a housing insecurity summit on Wednesday, Oct. 19, that will focus on the Northland area. The event, which is open to the public, will be held in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s flagship Parkville Campus from 8:30 to 11 a.m. The session will also be available via livestream at parkumedia.com.

Fright Night 2022

September 29, 2022

Fright Night, Park University’s community Halloween celebration, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Copley Quad residence hall on the University’s flagship Parkville Campus from 6 to 8 p.m. This is the University’s first Fright Night event since 2019 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Longevity Awards 2022

September 19, 2022

On Sept. 16, Park University honored full-time staff and faculty who reached milestone service anniversaries between Nov. 1, 2021, and Sept. 30, 2022. Fifty-six employees were recognized, combining for 550 years of service to Park.

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The Crow’s Nest — September 8, 2022

September 8, 2022

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for September 8, 2022.

Alumni Association Awards 2022

September 8, 2022

The Park University Alumni Association has announced the 2022 honorees of its four annual awards. A ceremony recognizing the recipients, along with the University’s Athletics Wall of Honor awardees (announced in June), will be held as part of Park’s Homecoming Weekend festivities on Friday, Sept. 30, starting at 3 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s flagship Parkville (Mo.) Campus.

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Matthew Killday Appointed Chief Marketing Officer

September 7, 2022

Matthew Killday has been appointed to serve as chief marketing officer for Park University, effective Sept. 1.

Fishburn Archives, Platte County Sheriff’s Office Partnership

August 24, 2022

Park University’s Frances Fishburn Archives and Special Collections, and the Platte County (Mo.) Sheriff’s Office have announced a partnership to chronicle the history of the PCSO.

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Hauptmann Lecture 2022

August 23, 2022

A presentation on “U.S. – China Relations in an Increasingly Tense World” will be the focus of Park University’s 30th annual Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann Distinguished Guest Lecture Series on Wednesday, Sept. 14, starting at 4 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s flagship Parkville Campus.

Lorraine Bannai
Constitution Day Lecture 2022

August 22, 2022

Park University’s annual Constitution Day event will feature a discussion related to the 1940s U.S. Supreme Court case of Korematsu v. U.S. on Thursday, Sept. 22, starting at 3 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s flagship Parkville Campus.

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The Crow’s Nest — August 5, 2022

August 5, 2022

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for August 5, 2022.

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