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Crows Nest August 31 2018

August 31, 2018

Crow’s Nest for August 31, 2018

Nonfiction Writers Intensive

August 30, 2018

Park University’s Dorothy Harper Watson Literacy Center, in conjunction with the University’s Office of Continuing Education and Overland Park, Kan., based The Little Fig, is taking applications for its Nonfiction Writers Intensive workshop series to be held during the University’s Spring 2019 semester.

Students Engaging Missouri Politics

August 29, 2018

Park University and the Park Student Government Association are hosting a panel event that will address the engagement barriers between students and local politics on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The discussion, “Students Engaging Missouri Politics,” will be held in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus starting at 5:30 p.m.

Hauptmann Lecture 2018

August 27, 2018

A presentation on “Walls, Bridges and the Power of Empathy: Leading Effectively Within a Deeply Fragmented Society” will be the focus of Park University’s 26th annual Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann Distinguished Lecture Series event on Wednesday, Sept. 26. This year’s lecture will be held in the auditorium at the Lenexa (Kan.) City Hall (17101 W. 87th Street Parkway), home of the University’s Lenexa Campus, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Math Panel Discussion

August 23, 2018

Park University’s Math Club is hosting a panel discussion on “How to Use Math in Everyday Life” on Thursday, Sept. 6, starting at 6 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus.

Year of Engagement Documentary Series

August 22, 2018

During the 2018-19 academic year, Park University and the National Archives at Kansas City are partnering to commemorate the University’s Year of Engagement, a year of conversation and action on its Kansas City area campuses and in the community. The Year of Engagement Documentary Series will include films that reflect Park’s core values (accountability, civility and respect, excellence, global citizenship, inclusivity and integrity) and inspire community engagement.

Homecoming Weekend 2018

August 20, 2018

Park University alumni from across the country and their families will converge on the University’s Parkville Campus for Homecoming Weekend 2018, Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 13-15. While a number of activities during the weekend are reserved for Park alumni and their families, many events are open to the public.

Shawver Promoted to Associate Provost Post

August 9, 2018

Park University has announced the promotion of Brian Shawver to the role of associate provost for teaching at learning. Shawver began his new duties on Aug. 1.

San Antonio Area Graduates 2018

August 6, 2018

Park University’s Lackland Air Force Base (Texas) Campus and Randolph Air Force Base (Texas) Campus held a combined commencement ceremony on Aug. 4 at the St. George Maronite Catholic Church in San Antonio. The University had 98 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — three students received a master’s degree, one student received a graduate certificate, 92 students received a bachelor’s degree, one student received a bachelor’s degree and an associate degree, and one student received an associate degree.

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.