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    Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    Park University has been ranked by Military Times as the No. 4 private college/university in the country on the publication’s “Best Colleges 2018” list (formerly known as “Best for Vets”). The ranking is a reflection of the services and support the University provides to active duty military, veterans and their families.   The publication recognized Park with four stars (out of four) for its ...read more
    Categories: Education, Good News, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 16, 2017
    Greater Kansas City becomes first community in Missouri or Kansas to effectively end Veteran homelessness   WHO: Mayor Sly James, Kansas City, MO            Mayor Mark Holland, Kansas City, KS            Mayor Eileen Weir, Independence, MO   WHAT: Announcement of the successful conclusion of an initiative to effectively end Veteran homelessness in the Greater Kansas City region as part of a ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, Good News, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Park University and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management have announced that Park has joined the Federal Academic Alliance, an academic agreement to provide discounted tuition for federal employees nationwide, along with their spouses/domestic partners and dependents. Those eligible can receive a discount equivalent to Park’s military veteran tuition rate, as well as have the University’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Johnson County Community College Foundation has received a $10 million lead gift from the Sunderland Foundation as the college embarks on the largest campus transformation project in its history. The donation, dubbed The Sunderland Challenge, is a matching gift to encourage additional support throughout the region for this major initiative. “We’ve had a positive ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Education
    Friday, November 03, 2017
    Bank of America announced last night the selection of Women’s Employment Network (WEN) as a 2017 Neighborhood Builder® in Kansas City. WEN is being recognized for its work to help local women achieve financial wellness and independence, which in turn, contributes to economic and social progress throughout the Kansas City area. Through Neighborhood Builders (#NeighborhoodBuilders), the bank ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Good News
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    Park University has announced that the Edward F. Swinney Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, has made a $250,000 grant to support a state-of-the-art finance laboratory in the University’s planned Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center.   The finance lab will provide Park students with a unique real-world experience, not only for those in the space itself, but also for students across the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Good News, Community, Funding Opportunity, Press Release
    Thursday, February 09, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, KAN. —? For the second year in a row, Unbound  has been named a gold winner at the SMCKC AMPS Awards. The AMPS Awards are presented by the Social Media Club of Kansas City, the most active of Social Media Club Global's nearly 350 chapters worldwide. The awards, which are named for the word "amplify," honor excellence in social media throughout Greater Kansas City.   Unbound took ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release