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News for EducationFriday, March 24, 2017Park University and the University’s Faculty Center for Innovation will present a talk on “The Ebola Crisis: Lessons Learned from the Field,” on Thursday, April 6, starting at 3 p.m. in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. The event will feature Dirk Dijkerman, Ph.D., former executive ...read moreCategories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Education, PoliticalTuesday, March 07, 2017A timely discussion related to the escalating number of earthquakes in the central U.S. will be the focus of Park University’s Johnson Family Lecture Series in Science on Tuesday, March 28. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater within Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. The lecture is free and open to the public, though registration is ...read moreCategories: Education, Community, Press ReleaseTuesday, February 28, 2017Park University announces that the Robert W. Plaster Foundation of Lebanon, Mo., has made a substantial seven-figure gift toward a new building to house the University’s School of Business . When the approximate 20,500-square-foot project is completed, the building will be known as the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center. Along with the School of Business , the Plaster Center will ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Good News, Economic, Funding Opportunity, Press ReleaseMonday, February 27, 2017Park University’s Career Development Center will host its Spring 2017 Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Breckon Sports Center on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is open to the public, especially recent college graduates and individuals looking for entry-level positions. The University is seeking a variety of companies, nonprofit ...read moreCategories: Community, Education, Press ReleaseWednesday, 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: Good News, Press Release, Education, On The Move