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  • News for Education

    Tuesday, December 05, 2017
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Johnson County Community College Foundation has received a $2 million gift from Hugh L. Libby, Mission Hills. The gift will be used to help construct a new career and technical education building, part of the college’s largest facilities project in its history.   Libby’s gift is very reflective of his character, Dr. Jerry Cook who is a long time trustee for the college ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    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
    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
    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