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News for EducationWednesday, February 22, 2017Park 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 Lenexa, Kan., for the start of the Fall 2017 semester. The University plans to begin operations in Lenexa in July, with classes starting Monday, Aug. 14. Park University President Greg Gunderson, ...read moreCategories: Community, Economic, Education, Good News, Press ReleaseWilson Promoted to Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations and Compliance at Park UniversityWednesday, February 22, 2017Park University has announced the promotion of Steve Wilson to the position of associate athletic director for media relations and compliance. Wilson began his new duties on Feb. 1. Wilson, in his 10th year leading communication efforts for the University’s Department of Athletics , leads an office that promotes student-athlete and departmental achievements, and coordinates fan ...read moreCategories: Education, Good News, On The Move, Press ReleaseThursday, February 16, 2017February 16, 2017 — For the third time in four months, Park University’s recognition and respect for the contributions military personnel make to the country, as well as the University’s long history of serving those who serve our country, has been commended. Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs , Military Spouse , Vetrepreneur and STEM Jobs magazines, has announced that ...read moreCategories: Education, Press Release, Community, Good NewsPark University’s Annual Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture to Feature Discussion on Underground RailroadThursday, February 09, 2017A moderated conversation on “New Directions in the Study of the Underground Railroad” will be the focus of the 16th annual Park University Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture Series event on Monday, Feb. 27 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. ...read moreCategories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human InterestThursday, February 09, 2017Park University President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., has announced the promotion of Brian Bode to the position of chief financial officer. Bode began his new duties at Park on Jan. 27. As chief financial officer, Bode oversees the financial and accounting operations of the University and the Parkville Commercial Underground (located on the University’s Parkville Campus), and is responsible for ...read moreCategories: Education, On The Move, Good News, Press ReleaseTuesday, January 17, 2017Park University’s recognition and respect for the contributions military personnel make to the country, as well as the University’s long history of serving those who serve our country, has been recognized by Victory Media. Park University has been honored by the publishing company with a “Top 10 Gold Military Friendly School Award.” Park is ranked No. 5 in the private, ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Good News, Human Interest, Press ReleaseMonday, October 03, 2016Park University is one of 17 colleges/universities based in Missouri and Kansas that are a part of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation ’s $79 million KC Scholars program, announced on Sept. 28 by the Kauffman Foundation . The mission of KC Scholars is to increase postsecondary education attainment in the greater Kansas City area. KC Scholars will provide the means — through ...read moreCategories: Community, Press Release, Education, Good News