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  • News for Education

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    Gwendolyn 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 more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    OVERLAND 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 more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Good News
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    OVERLAND 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 more
    Categories: Good News, Press Release, Education, Community
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    Parkville, 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 more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release, Education
    Monday, April 02, 2018
    While 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 more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Good News