New Trustees 2023

July 3, 2023

The governing body of Park University — its Board of Trustees — has elected two individuals to serve a three-year term on the board, effective July 1. Elected were Col. Scott Gorman, Ph.D., and Carl Weilert.

Golf Scramble 2023

June 20, 2023

The 2023 Park University Golf Scramble, a four-person tournament that benefits the University’s Parkville Campus athletics programs, is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 16, at The National Golf Club of Kansas City. Golfers get on the course with a shotgun start at 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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The Crow’s Nest — June 7, 2023

June 7, 2023

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for June 7, 2023.

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Youngblood Named Fulbright Scholar

May 9, 2023

Steve Youngblood, a Park University associate professor of communication arts and director of the Center for Global Peace Journalism, has been selected as a 2023-24 Fulbright Scholar by the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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The Crow’s Nest — May 3, 2023

May 3, 2023

The Crow’s Nest newsletter for May 3, 2023.

Park University Blog: Juggling Act

April 25, 2023

Hey there, student-athletes! We know the struggle is real when it comes to balancing your sports commitments, academics and an undying love for the Kansas City Chiefs. But fear not, we’ve got you covered with some handy tips to help you rock that juggling act at Park University — where higher education meets Chiefs fandom!

Park University Blog: Unlocking Education Touchdowns

April 25, 2023

When it comes to partnerships, Park University and the Kansas City Chiefs have teamed up for more than just touchdowns and field goals. This dynamic collaboration is a game-changer, empowering Chiefs team members and staff to pursue higher education, unlock job opportunities and strengthen their ties to the local community. Let’s take a closer look at how this winning partnership is transforming lives both on and off the field!

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Park University’s Kansas City Area Commencement Set for May 6

April 24, 2023

Cliff Illig, principal owner of Major League Soccer’s Sporting Kansas City franchise and retired co-founder of Cerner Corp., will present the keynote address during Park University’s Kansas City Area Commencement on Saturday, May 6. The ceremony will be held at Cable Dahmer Arena in Independence, Mo., starting at 10 a.m.

Honors Convocation 2023

April 20, 2023

Park University students, faculty and staff were recognized for their exceptional scholarly efforts from the 2022-23 academic year as part of the University’s annual Honors Convocation held on April 19 on the flagship Parkville Campus. The University acknowledged outstanding students, faculty and staff with a variety of special awards, in addition to a number of departmental academic honors.

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Park University’s Howell Awards Recognize Leadership Achievements During 2022-23 Academic Year

April 13, 2023

In celebration of the leadership achievements of Park University students, faculty and staff during the 2022-23 academic year, the Office of Student Life and the Park Student Government Association announced recipients of honors as part of the 28th annual Dr. Doris A. Howell Leadership Awards. The awards program, held on April 12, is named for Howell, a 1944 Park graduate who was an internationally renowned leader in pediatrics and hospice care before passing away in November 2018.

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