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Dr. Long Huynh
Huynh Appointed AVP

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.

Peacebuilding Conference 2019

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.

Crows Nest October 11 2019

October 11, 2019

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for October 11, 2019.

Longevity Awards 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.

Fright Night 2019

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.

Area 51 Discussion

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.

Fort Leonard Wood Graduates 2019

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.

Darkest Hour Exhibit

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.

Lacer Appointed CFO

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.

Banishing Bullying Behavior

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.

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