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Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and Thought industries Announce Partnership to Offer Social Equity Training
Kansas City, Mo. - The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and Thought Industries announced an online training to help Americans begin the conversation about social equity. The Equity Journey course will be available free of charge for 30 days, beginning July 15. The course is offered by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, powered by the Thought Industries customer training platform. Learners will explore the meaning of equity and what it looks like in society, test their own understanding of privilege and how it
Park University has appointed Lisa Hickok as the executive director of its International Center for Music. Hickok began her role on July 13. As executive director of the ICM, Hickok will be focused on fundraising growth and audience engagement, as well as developing community partnerships and securing philanthropic support for the program. While Hickok joins the University in an official capacity, she is very familiar with the ICM, having previously worked as a consultant with the program dating back to
Park University’s recently reorganized Office of Professional Education and Workforce Development has announced its first leadership program offering, ParkULeads. The program, in partnership with facilitators Haley Grayless, chief executive officer of Vaxa Collective, and Amy Leslie, chief executive officer of Perspective Consulting Inc., is a four-week virtual leadership course that will provide participants: critical skills that increase their power of influence; what it takes to be an agile, resilient
The governing body of Park University — its Board of Trustees — has elected two individuals, Robert Bucker, D.M.A., and Linda Coventon, to serve three-year terms on the board, effective July 1. The Board of Trustees also elected Vince Clark, Kansas City, Mo., vice president of business development at Creative Planning Inc., Overland Park, Kan., to serve the board as vice chair. In addition, the Board approved the following officers in their current roles: Chair: Jeanette Prenger, Weatherby Lake, Mo.;
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – For 2020, Wayside's Fur Ball and Strutt With Your Mutt will be going virtual! While Wayside enjoys spending their special events with amazing animal-loving friends, the health and safety of their donors, volunteers, and staff are important to them. The events may look a little different this year but will still be a lot of fun Fur Ball's Caturday Night Live will have a very entertaining and heart-warming Live Virtual Show and Strutt With Your Mutt will now be a week-long virtual
Park University President Greg Gunderson Elected to Lead Independent Colleges and Universities of Missouri
Park University President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., has been elected by his peers to serve as president of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Missouri. Gunderson, who was unanimously elected to serve a one-year term, was formally affirmed during ICUM’s membership meeting on June 18. ICUM is the statewide association that represents Missouri’s nonprofit independent sector. The association’s role is to support and advance the missions of independent institutions while increasing understanding and
June 3, 2020 — Park University has appointed Jenna Scott to serve as its director of professional education and workforce development. Scott began her new role at Park on June 1. As director of professional education and workforce development (formerly known as continuing education), Scott will develop and oversee strategic business partnerships, workforce development programs and other professional education opportunities, including coordination, management and administration of Park University’s
Five Kansas City Business Leaders to be Inducted into Junior Achievement’s Business Hall of Fame in 2020
KANSAS CITY, MO (April 20, 2020) – Bruce Ianni, Co-founder and CEO of DDSports, and Davyeon Ross, Co-founder and President of DDSports; Christine Kemper, founder of Kemper & Company, LLC, and Sandy Kemper, founder, Chairman of the Board, and CEO of C2FO; and Peter Mallouk, President of Creative Planning, have been selected as the 2020 business leaders to be inducted into the Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City Business Hall of Fame. The honorees will be recognized at an annual Luncheon on Friday,
High School Esports League (HSEL) Joins Esports Platform eFuse’s $200,000 USD “#ForTheGamers” Student Scholarship Program
52 Weeks. 52 Influencers. 52 Life-changing Opportunities — Premier Esports Networking Platform eFuse Announces Major College Scholarship Prizes in 2020 for Student Competitors https://www.varsityesportsfoundation.org/news/hsel-efuse-vef-partnership
FULL VIDEO: https://youtu.be/pGi08ZA2iOAKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Super Bowl LIV is a big game with the potential to spinoff other games. One group of esports enthusiasts from the Kansas City metro plans to use Sunday's Chiefs-49ers match-up as a stage for the tech and education communities, promoting competitive video-gaming to athletes in high school and younger age groups. So what started in basements and is now spreading to the Super Bowl. One office near the city's River Market is home to Bubba Gaeddert
Executive Director Interviews with Cheddar Esports and speaks about the Varsity Esports Foundation. FULL VIDEO: https://youtu.be/x_HVZXd42LQ Here are some questions and answers from the interview: 1) WHAT IS VARSITY ESPORTS FOUNDATION? GIVES BACKGROUND ON IT. The Varsity Esports Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization established to offer financial assistance to schools and to provide a pipeline for students to reach their potential through Esports. We partner with organizations who share our
Ep53 - Varsity Esports Foundation with Bubba Gaeddert December 23 2019 This week Max is joined by Bubba Gaeddert, Executive Director of Varsity Esports Foundation. They chat about the foundation’s role in scholastic esports as well as how to deal with the dangers children are exposed to via online gaming. LISTEN TO SHOW HERE:https://www.sportsnet.ca/650/the-game-show/ep53-varsity-esports-foundation-with-bubba-gaeddert/
Video games aren’t just a drag on a child’s study habits. Sometimes they can lead to college scholarships if your kid happens to be an esports star. Tournament organizer High School Esports League (HSEL) has teamed up with the charitable organization Varsity Esports Foundation (VEF) to provide financial aid and opportunities for students across the country. HSEL is one of several competitive video game companies (rivals include PlayVS and All-Star Esports League) that is bringing esports to high