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News for EducationTuesday, June 20, 2017Kansas City, MO (June 19, 2017) – Americans for the Arts (AFTA) just released its Arts & Economic Prosperity® 5 (AEP5) Study, including data for the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area. The total economic impact in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area by nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and their audiences is $276 million, a slight increase over the figure reported ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Press Release, Economic, Good NewsMonday, June 19, 2017Missouri 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 moreCategories: Community, Funding Opportunity, Press Release, Education, Good NewsThursday, May 25, 2017Earlier this year, Crossroads Charter Schools, a network of three schools in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Mo., revealed the launch of Crossroads High School. Today, Park University and Crossroads announced a partnership for Crossroads High School to utilize the University’s Downtown Campus Center as its temporary home through July 2019. This fall, the first class of 30 Crossroads High ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Press Release, Good NewsBurns & McDonnell Working with Park University in Comprehensive Upgrade of Food Service Facility on its Flagship CampusWednesday, May 17, 2017Park University students attending its flagship campus in Parkville, Mo., will soon have upgraded food service facilities and new amenities in a renovated contemporary space in Thompson Commons, the student activity center at the University. Burns & McDonnell has begun a comprehensive $3 million remodel of 8,800 square feet of space in Thompson Commons. The remodel project will address more ...read moreCategories: Good News, Education, Press ReleaseMonday, May 08, 2017Park University students, faculty and staff were recognized for their exceptional scholarly efforts from the 2016-17 academic year at the University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 26, held in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. In addition to a number of departmental academic honors, the University acknowledged outstanding students and faculty with ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Good News, Press Release