Jake Jacobson, Colby Jones, Sloane Simmons and Casey Simmons mingle at the Philanthropy Awards Luncheon.

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Friday, August 17, 2018
Football returned to Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday night as the Kansas City Chiefs kicked off the preseason against the Houston Texans, but for a 34th consecutive year, this particular game was about much more than the final score. It was the Chiefs Charity Game - recognized as the top philanthropic game of its type in the NFL - and once again, it directly supported a non-profit organization ...read more
Categories: Good News
Thursday, August 09, 2018
 Aug. 9, 2018 — Park University has announced the promotion of Brian Shawver to the role of associate provost for teaching at learning. Shawver began his new duties on Aug. 1.   In this role, he will work with academic departments on new program development and oversee the University’s McAfee Memorial Library and Learning Commons, which also includes the Academic Support Center. In addition, ...read more
Categories: Education, Good News, On The Move, Press Release
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
OVERLAND PARK, KAN. (August 7, 2018) – In July, Johnson County Community College (JCCC) proudly welcomed Rob M. Wyrick as the new Director of the Johnson County Community College Foundation.   In this role, Wyrick will:   Help lead JCCC’s efforts to provide access to higher education for the entire community through more than $1.2 million per year in student scholarships.Secure important ...read more
Categories: Education, Good News, Community, Press Release
Monday, August 06, 2018
Kansas City, MO, August 6, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to announce the opening of a new performing arts venue at 1664 Broadway Blvd just south of downtown Kansas City in the eclectic Crossroads Arts District. The new venue, titled Capsule, will serve as a platform to highlight emerging experimental and hybrid performance practices, demonstrating CSF’s commitment to supporting ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, July 26, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO., July 26, 2018 – Following a 10-month nationwide search, Children’s Mercy Kansas City today announced Paul Kempinski, MS, FACHE, as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1. Currently, Kempinski serves as President of Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children (N/AIDHC) in Wilmington, Del. Additionally, he serves as Enterprise Vice President for ...read more
Categories: On The Move
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Overland Park, Kan. (July 25, 2018) – JC3 Innovations, an emerging healthcare simulation training products developer/retailer based at Johnson County Community College (JCCC) and a division of the JCCC Foundation, will embark on a joint venture with Remedy Simulation Group. Together, JC3 and Remedy Simulation Group will partner on future product development.   JC3 is known for developing the ...read more
Categories: Education, Good News, Press Release
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO.  — Last week, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) introduced Well Stocked, a new community impact initiative focused on increasing access to nutritious food in underserved areas in Kansas City.Access to nutritious food is key to the health and economic vitality of Kansas City. However, an estimated 350,000 people in Kansas City and the surrounding area are hungry, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Good News
Monday, July 23, 2018
 Meggan earned dual bachelor’s degrees in Communications and Political Science, as well as a master’s degree in Public Affairs, at the University of Missouri. She has a long history in nonprofit fundraising and marketing. In her last role at a local arts and culture organization, she raised more than $1 million annually through direct mail, digital fundraising, annual giving and membership. Over ...read more
Categories: Nonprofit Connect, Human Interest, Press Release, Good News, On The Move
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Kansas City, Missouri- The Chronicle of Higher Education, a respected source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators has named Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), as one of the United States “Great Colleges to Work For”.KCU was recognized in two categories: Compensation & Benefits and Facilities, Workspace & Security. Recognition ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Good News
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
  July 18, 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 in Gilbert, Ariz. The University has been approved by the Higher Learning Commission and the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education to begin offering classes in Gilbert ...read more
Categories: Education, Nonprofit Connect, Community, Good News, Press Release
Monday, July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018 — Park University has announced its intentions to offer a varsity esports program starting in Spring 2019. According to the Kansas City, Mo., based National Association of Collegiate Esports, Park is the first college/university in the Kansas City area to offer a varsity esports program. Initially, when Park’s coed esports program begins, it will compete in one of seven currently ...read more
Categories: Good News, Community, Human Interest, Education, Nonprofit Connect
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The 2018 Park University Golf Scramble, a four-person tournament that benefits the University’s athletic programs, is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 8, at The National Golf Club of Kansas City. Golfers get on the course with a shotgun start at 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. An awards program will be held immediately follow the completion of the tournament at approximately 3:30 ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release, Funding Opportunity
Monday, July 02, 2018
  July 2, 2018 — Former Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Kay Barnes, who has been serving Park University as its senior academic ambassador and liaison, has been appointed as the University’s senior director for university engagement. Barnes began her new role within the University’s Office of University Engagement on July 1. As the senior director for university engagement, Barnes will represent the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Good News, On The Move, Political
Monday, July 02, 2018
July 2, 2018 — The governing body of Park University — its Board of Trustees — has elected two individuals to serve as members of the Board. W. Ann Hansbrough, J.D., and retired Col. Andrew Shoffner were both elected to serve a three-year term on the board, effective July 1.  W. Ann Hansbrough, J.D. Hansbrough is an associate circuit judge in the Circuit Court of Platte County, Mo., where her ...read more
Categories: Community, Good News, Education, Political, Press Release, On The Move