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    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – On Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22, Kansas City Women in Technology is hosting Kansas City's second Django Girls workshop. Django Girls is an international non-profit organization empowering communities to host programming workshops for women. "Kansas City Women in Technology is excited to bring Django Girls to Kansas City -- we want to continue ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Good News
    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    Events to Include Conversation with Retired NASA Officer and Eclipse Watch Party Nearly 100 years has “eclipsed” since a total solar eclipse was visible across the entire contiguous United States. The historical and scientific significance of the 2017 solar eclipse will be discussed when Park University hosts “Eclipsing Park University: A Conversation with Dr. Lynn ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, July 17, 2017
    Park University President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., and Provost of Army University Maj. Gen. John Kem signed an agreement on July 13 for the two schools to seek collaborative solutions to address military-civilian educational issues that are in the best interest of providing a world-class educational experience for all military service members. The signing took place at Army University headquarters ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, July 10, 2017
    James B. Nutter, a titan in Kansas City’s business and political circles, died on Friday, July 7. He was 89. Nutter’s generosity extended to several local institutions, including Children’s Mercy Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital, Wayside Waifs and the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. Nutter also helped direct investment to the Ivanhoe Neighborhood, an East Side community ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 06, 2017
    Plant fossils dating some 306 million years old found on the property of Park University’s flagship Parkville Campus will be the topic of discussion on Tuesday, July 25, at the National Archives at Kansas City, 400 E. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo. The dialogue will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a reception preceding the discussion at 6 p.m. Admission to the event is free, but reservations are ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    The governing body of Park University — its Board of Trustees — has elected four individuals to serve as members of the Board. Vince Clark, Anthony Melchiorri, Cyprienne Simchowitz, J.D., and Troy Teague were all elected to serve their first three-year term on the board, effective July 1. Vince Clark Clark is vice president of business development at Creative Planning Inc., an ...read more
    Categories: On The Move, Education, Community, Good News, Press Release
    Monday, July 03, 2017
    The 2017 Park University Golf Scramble , a four-person tournament that benefits the University’s athletic programs , is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 9, 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. An awards program will be held immediately follow the completion of the tournament at approximately ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Funding Opportunity
    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    June 20, 2017 - KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI Mayor Sly James and Turn the Page KC are happy to announce that Kansas City, MO, has earned national recognition as recipient of the All-American City Award for accomplishments in improving education outcomes for children age 0-8. Kansas City is one of just 15 communities nationwide to receive the award from the National Civic League. A five-time winner of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    (Kansas City, MO) Mid-America Arts Alliance, a regional arts organization, today announces the FY2018 recipients for its esteemed Artistic Innovations grants, a program that supports individual artists and arts organizations for the creation of new artworks that result in public engagement. With generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Windgate Charitable ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    On July 7, 2017, Niles leaders, partners, donors and the community will celebrate the re-opening of the recently renovated facility in Kansas City, Missouri with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house . Niles, which has had a strong presence in the heart of downtown Kansas City for 134 years, is a nonprofit organization that provides residential and day treatment programs for children and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release, Education
    Monday, June 26, 2017
    Kansas City, MO ǀ Last year, Big Slick Celebrity Weekend raised a record $1.3 million to benefit the Cancer Center at Children’s Mercy. This year brought in an even bigger haul: $1.75 million, said organizers at the extravaganza’s star-studded final event Saturday night at the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland. Hometown hosts Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, Rob Riggle, Eric ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Good News, Press Release
    Monday, June 19, 2017
    Missouri American Water, which serves communities throughout Missouri, including Parkville, home of Park University’s flagship campus, presented a $50,000 check to Park President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D. and Associate Vice President for Advancement Nathan Marticke, to go toward the University’s new School of Business building, which will be known as the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise ...read more
    Categories: Community, Funding Opportunity, Press Release, Education, Good News
    Monday, June 19, 2017
    On Thursday, June 15, more than 550 people from all over the Kansas City metro filled the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel ballroom for the 6th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon. 41 Action News Anchor Christa Dubill welcomed guests and emceed the event for the fourth year in a row. KVC President and CEO Jason Hooper recognized and thanked the event sponsors in the room and discussed the need for caring ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Community
    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. ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release