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News for EducationPresident and CEO of the Urban League of Kansas City Gwendolyn Grant to Present Keynote Address at Park University CommencementTuesday, April 24, 2018Gwendolyn Grant, president and chief executive officer of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, will present the keynote address at her alma mater during Park University’s Kansas City Area Commencement on Saturday, May 12. The ceremony will be held at the Community of Christ Auditorium, 1001 W. Walnut in Independence, Mo., starting at 10 a.m. The event will include 628 Park University ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Press ReleaseThursday, April 12, 2018OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (April 12, 2018) — Drs. David and Mary Zamierowski, Overland Park, have been named by the Johnson County Community College Foundation as the Johnson Countians of the Year for 2018. David, a retired plastic surgeon, and Mary, a PhD biochemist, have dedicated their retirement years to supporting healthcare education across the Kansas City area and around the globe. “The ...read moreCategories: Education, Press Release, Good NewsTuesday, April 10, 2018OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (April 10, 2018) – On April 4, hundreds of local high school students participated in the 2018 Metro Kansas City Model United Nations (MKCMUN) conference held at Johnson County Community College (JCCC). MKCMUN is an organization sponsored and conducted by the JCCC Political Science Department and the JCCC United Nations team. During the conference, student delegates ...read moreCategories: Good News, Press Release, Education, CommunityFriday, April 06, 2018Parkville, Mo.—April 6, 2018 — Park University, which has supported students from around the globe in pursuing their higher education dreams since 1875 from its flagship campus in Parkville, Mo., will open a campus center location in Gilbert, Ariz. The University plans to begin operations for the start of the Fall 2018 semester, pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission and the Arizona ...read moreCategories: Community, Good News, Press Release, EducationChildren International fights extreme barriers to education in India with help from the Guru Krupa FoundationMonday, April 02, 2018While government support for education has increased in India over the last decade, children in poverty still face extreme barriers when trying to complete their schooling. Many parents cannot afford the costs of their child’s education, which include uniforms, transportation, supplies, books and school fees in some cases. Even when kids do make it to school, they often have to deal with poor ...read moreCategories: Education, Press Release, Good News