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

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Jan. 15, 2019 — Park University has appointed Kathryn (Katie) A. Ervin, Ed.D., as associate vice president for academic operations. She began her role at Park on Jan. 2.   As AVP for academic operations, Ervin will oversee the operation of multiple academic systems and processes within the Office of Academic Affairs, including those related to adjunct faculty onboarding across the University’s ...read more
Categories: Education, On The Move, Good News, Press Release
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
 Jan. 8, 2019 — During the 2018-19 academic year, Park University and the National Archives at Kansas City have partnered to commemorate the University’s Year of Engagement, a year of conversation and action on its Kansas City area campuses and in the community. The Year of Engagement Documentary Series includes films that reflect Park’s core values (accountability, civility and respect, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, January 07, 2019
Jan. 7, 2019 — Park University, which became the first college/university in the Kansas City area to announce (in July 2018) that it would offer a varsity esports program starting with the Spring 2019 semester, has appointed Ashley Jones as its first esports coach. Jones began her duties at Park on Jan. 7. Jones will oversee Park’s seven-member esports team, which includes three female ...read more
Categories: Education, On The Move, Good News, Press Release
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Kirby R. Brown, who recently retired after 40 years of military and federal service, has been appointed as the dean of Park University’s College of Management. Brown starts in his new role at Park on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.   As the dean of the College of Management, Brown will be the chief administrative, fiscal and academic officer of the College. He will be responsible for implementing the ...read more
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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Dec. 18, 2018) – Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is proud to establish the Child Care Access Fund Scholarship, an initiative that will help students who are also parents finish their degrees.  This fund is made possible by the JCCC Foundation and a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program. It ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release