International Festival 2021

November 2, 2021

In celebration of International Education Week, Park University’s Office of International Student Services will host its annual International Festival on Friday, Nov. 19. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the University’s Park Avenue area within the Academic Underground on the Parkville Campus. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public.

Longevity Awards 2021

October 29, 2021

Park University has honored full-time staff and faculty who reached milestone service anniversaries between Aug. 2, 2020, and Nov. 1, 2021. Eighty-nine employees were recognized, combining for 895 years of service to Park. Nine employees received special recognition with 25-plus years of service, including Charlie Smith, associate professor of mathematics, who celebrated 35 years of service on Aug. 21.

David Stewart Wiley
Park University International Center for Music Orchestra to Hold Second Concert of 2021-22 Season

October 19, 2021

The Park University International Center for Music Orchestra will present its second concert of the 2021-22 season on Friday, Nov. 5, under the direction of guest conductor David Stewart Wiley. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. inside Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s flagship Parkville Campus.

Charles Young
Great War Institute Inaugural Event

October 14, 2021

Park University’s Great War Institute, a division of the University’s George S. Robb Centre for the Study of the Great War, will host its inaugural Great War Institute Lecture Series event with a discussion on “The Legacy of Col. Charles Young.” The talk will be held on Friday, Nov. 5, starting at 7 p.m. at The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo.

Stanislav Ioudenitch
Ioudenitch Inducted Into Steinway Teacher Hall of Fame

October 13, 2021

Stanislav Ioudenitch, associate professor of music/piano and artistic director of Park University’s International Center for Music, has been inducted into the 2021 class of the Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame. Ioudenitch was among those honored on Sept. 29 during a ceremony at the Steinway factory in New York City.

Kristin Gillette
Gillette Appointed Athletics Director

October 12, 2021

Park University has announced it has appointed Kristin Gillette to be its next director of athletics following a nationwide search. Gillette will officially begin her role at Park on Thursday, Oct. 28.

Bayan Salam and DiCarlo Jackson Jr.
Homecoming Royalty 2021

October 11, 2021

As part of Park University’s recent Homecoming Weekend 2021 festivities, eight Park students were announced as homecoming royalty during halftime of the men’s soccer match against Mount Mercy University on Oct. 2, as voted on by the student body.

Crows Nest October 6 2021

October 6, 2021

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for October 6, 2021.

Alumni Association Awards 2021

September 21, 2021

The Park University Alumni Association has announced the 2021 honorees of its four annual awards. A ceremony recognizing the recipients will be held as part of Park’s Homecoming Weekend festivities on Thursday, Sept. 30, starting at 5 p.m. at the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus.

Constitution Day 2021

September 20, 2021

Park University’s annual Constitution Day event will be a showing of the film “Confounding Father: A Contrarian View of the U.S. Constitution” on Monday, Sept. 27. The film will start at 3 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

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