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St. Teresa’s Academy (STA) has been accredited by the North Central Association/AdvancED every year since 1923. In March of 2019, the most recent accreditation process was successfully completed. Out of 30 Standards AdvancED uses to rank Educational Excellence, STA received the highest marks with all 30 Standards. AdvancED provided the Index of Education Quality® (IEQ®) as a measure of overall performance based on a comprehensive set of standards and review criteria. The IEQ is comprised of the
St. Teresa’s Academy (STA) has become the second school in Missouri or Kansas and the second all-girls school in the United States to earn the AdvancED Certification for Excellence in STEM Education (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). This achievement is a mark of STEM distinction and excellence only offered to highly effective institutions that recognize STEM education as a path to success. To earn STEM Certification, STA has demonstrated adherence to the AdvancED STEM Standard as
$23 Million Raised to Date in Support of New Exhibits, Programs and Education INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is launching a significant renovation of its facilities and programs. This is the Truman Library’s first major renovation in more than 20 years and the largest since the museum opened its doors in 1957. This $25-million project is planned to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the start of Truman’s presidency in 2020 and aims to ensure the continued relevance and
For the First Time, All Ten Children's Mercy Specialties Rank in Top 30 by U.S. News and World Report
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 18, 2019 – Children’s Mercy Kansas City is once again recognized as one of the nation’s top pediatric hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” report. For the fifth year in a row, Children’s Mercy is listed with the best in the country in 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties included in the survey. Children’s Mercy is among an elite handful of pediatric hospitals which consistently rank in all 10 specialties. Children’s Mercy
Teleangé Thomas Director of Candid Midwestteleange.email@example.com (216) 861-1933 Kansas City, MO June 18, 2019— On Thursday, June 13, Candid hosted a kick-off event at the Kansas City Public Library to introduce the Nonprofit Startup Assessment Tool (NPSAT). Members of the community and nonprofit representatives were able to see a live demonstration of the tool, attend the complimentary course, Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?, and receive advice on topics ranging from fundraising to board
The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded a grant of $1,755 to Wornall/Majors House Museums in support of the project, "Go West! Field Day". The MHC is the only state wide agency in Missouri devoted exclusively to humanities education for citizens of all ages. It has served as a stateaffiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities since 1971. Go West! Field Day, on September 27, 2019, is a unique field trip experience that incorporates skilled reenactors, historic experts, and carefully
The Bacchus Foundation Grants $30,000 to Community LINC and Announces 2020 Beneficiary & Board of Directors
KANSAS CITY, Missouri (June 13, 2019) – The Bacchus Foundation is excited to announce another successful year of fundraising benefiting Community LINC of Kansas City. With the ongoing support of generous sponsors including Lifted Spirits, Baron BMW, Fidel’s Cigars, Hitched Floral, several others, and the entire Kansas City community, the 2019 Bacchus Ball was a night to remember and, most importantly, fulfilled the 2019 fundraising goal to support our beneficiary. On June 13th, the current board of
McCownGordon Construction Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Headquarters and Launch of Refreshed Brand
Kansas City, MO (June 7, 2019) – McCownGordon Construction celebrates the 20th anniversary of its founding in 2019. To mark this milestone and celebrate its success, the company moved into its new corporate headquarters building and refreshed its brand by unveiling a new logo to carry the firm into the next 20 years and beyond. “We were founded in Kansas City and are committed to growing here. Our new headquarters building is a testament to our passion for this great community. And, after 20 years, we’re
NEWS RELEASE: ?? The Altered Stories Ministry Board Team is excited to announce that Twoana Clark-Sheppard has joined our Board Team serving in the role of Board Secretary. Twoana is the “Founder of Abundant Living Legacy Life Care” in Overland Park, Kansas. She is a highly sought-after public speaker who has ministered, presented and trained for many area and national churches and organizations to include International Association of Women, Central Exchange, Kansas Leadership Center, FEMA, EPA (Federal
To view the full article, click here: https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/big-slick-kc-raise-2-5-million-in-2019-for-childrens-mercy Credit to KSHB. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Big Slick 10 raised more than $2.5 million over the weekend to benefit Children's Mercy Hospital. The idea, which started as a poker tournament organized by Rob Riggle a decade ago, got support early on from fellow Kansas City natives Paul Rudd and Jason Sudeikis. Two more famous actors, Eric Stonestreet and David Koechner, joined
MISSION, Kan. (May 24, 2019) - Support Kansas City, Inc. (Support KC) is pleased to announce that Christy Cubbage, has been selected as the new Chief Financial Officer of the organization. Christy is a licensed CPA with expertise in public accounting serving small and mid-size entrepreneurial clients, including nonprofit organizations in Kansas and Missouri. Christy's experience includes tax, consulting, client accounting, software consulting and accounting systems management. She also holds an
Value Stream Consulting is presenting a series of five no-cost workshops for KC area current and potential nonprofit users of Salesforce
Value Stream Consulting is presenting a series of five no-cost workshops for KC area current and potential nonprofit users of Salesforce. The workshops will be presented at the iWerx facility in North Kansas City from 9 AM to 10 AM on Wednesdays. Salesforce Workshop Wednesday for Nonprofit OrganizationsSalesforce CRM for Nonprofit Organizations and Foundations - 6/5/2019Sensible FMS - Grantmaking & CRM for start-up and small staffed Foundations - 6/19/2019foundationConnect - Relationship and End to End
May 2, 2019 — Park University is proud of its enduring relationship with the U.S. military — one that has lasted since World War I when the University accepted young men who enlisted in the U.S. Army’s Student Army Training Corps. Making higher education easy for service members to navigate is an essential way for Park us to serve those who serve our country. That’s why the University has announced a helpful new tool for prospective undergraduate students who currently serve or have served in the armed
March 21, 2019 — When Park University’s Fall 2019 semester starts on Monday, Aug. 19, it will offer three new degree options, including a Master of Arts in National Security Studies, a Bachelor of Music in Audio Engineering and a cybersecurity concentration in the Bachelor of Science Information and Computer Science program. In addition, the University has added three graduate certificates and five undergraduate certificates. Here is a brief look at the three new degree offerings: The Master of Arts in