Education

TIP TOP TUX AND NATALIE M PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIP TO OLATHE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

April 26, 2016

(April 20, 2016) -- Tip Top Tux in conjunction with Natalie M is honored to support community youth by presenting Olathe South High School student, Erin Grimsley, with the 2016 scholarship of $1500 toward higher education. Erin was chosen as one of four annual winners for $10,000 worth of scholarship funding. Tip Top Tux will honor Grimsley with a reception ...

Park University Among Top Private Colleges for Best Bang for the Buck

April 25, 2016

Park University has been recognized in the 2016 PayScale College ROI Report as being one of the top private colleges/universities in the country offering the best annual return on investment. Among students who live on campus, not including financial aid received, Park ranked No. 2 in the country among private schools with an annual return on investment of 9.5 percent, ...

Crain Accepts Chancellor’s Scholarship

April 24, 2016

Pittsburgh, PA - Isabel Crain, a senior at Mill Valley High School in Shawnee Kansas, has been offered and has accepted the Chancellor's Scholarship at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. This academic recognition, the most prestigious award given to an entering freshman by the University, provides full tuition, room, board, mandatory fees, books and study abroad stipend. Following a ...

Husch Blackwell’s Jeff Simon Speaks on Financial Literacy Panel

April 21, 2016

Contact: Laurie Bergman 314.345.6641 laurie.bergman@huschblackwell.com Husch Blackwell’s Kansas City Managing Partner Jeff Simon is one of four panelists who will discuss financial literacy at an event hosted by the KC Chamber from 6-8 p.m. April 27 at Union Station. The panel will explore ways Kansas City businesses can retain employees by helping them manage their personal finances, including student debt. ...

Park University Recognizes 2015-16 Academic Achievements at Honors Convocation

April 21, 2016

Park University students, faculty and staff were recognized for their exceptional scholarly efforts from the 2015-16 academic year at the University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 20, held in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. In addition to a number of departmental academic honors, the University acknowledged outstanding students and faculty with a variety of special awards. ...

Lee’s Summit North Grads Prep B-2 for Segway Inventor Flight

April 21, 2016

If you can't make the event, I can arrange an interview with the Lee's Summit North robotics team. WHITEMAN AFB, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Air Force announced today that Dean Kamen, founder of FIRST®, has been given a once-in-a- lifetime opportunity to fly in a B-2 Spirit bomber and experience the Air Force’s cutting edge innovation and technology first hand on April ...

Opening Minds and Opening Doors FREE May Events at Travanse LivingTM at Olathe

April 20, 2016

OLATHE, KAS: Preparing to open soon, Travanse LivingTM at Olathe is hosting free May events designed to help you successfully plan for the future. All events will be held onsite at the community and all are welcome to attend. From making the most of your retirement investments to visiting Travanse Living at Olathe for a Community Preview and guided tour, ...

Leadership Achievements Recognized at Park University’s Howell Awards

April 15, 2016

In celebration of the leadership achievements of Park University students, faculty and staff during the 2015-16 academic year, the Office of Student Life and the Park Student Government Association co-hosted the 21th annual Dr. Doris A. Howell Leadership Awards on April 13 on the University’s Parkville Campus. The banquet is named for Howell, a 1944 Park graduate and an internationally ...

Remembering Ryan Stokes: A Peaceful Protest.

April 15, 2016

April 23, 2016 1407 Grand Blvd Kansas City, MO 12pm–12am A Peaceful Protest in Honor of Ryan Stokes On April 23, 2016 we will hold a peaceful protest in front of the Sprint Center, facing Power and Light, at 1407 Grand Blvd, from noon to midnight, to raise awareness of Ryan Stokes’ life and his death. Ryan was shot and ...

High School Students Solve Real-World Problem in Nation’s Largest Project-based Learning Showcase

April 15, 2016

Contact: Callen Fairchild Zind | 816.564.9511 | czind@kcstem.org Meet locally grown innovators, creators and researchers in nation’s largest project-based learning showcase 300+ high school seniors from 30 schools showcase engineering and biomedical prototypes and projects. 2016 Project Lead the Way High School Senior Capstone projects focus on solutions to real world problems like alerting drowsy or distracted drivers, detecting the ...

Inauguration of Park University President Dr. Greg Gunderson Set for April 22

April 14, 2016

A ceremony to inaugurate Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., as the University’s 17th president, is scheduled for Friday, April 22, starting at 11:30 a.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus (overflow seating will be available in the David Theater inside adjacent Alumni Hall). The ceremony is open to the public. Gunderson, who began his duties at Park on ...

COMCAST ENLISTS HUNDREDS OF KANSAS CITY AREA VOLUNTEERS FOR COMCAST CARES DAY 2016

April 14, 2016

More than 200 volunteers are anticipated to lend a hand at Raytown High School On Saturday, April 30 from 8:30 to 11:30, at Raytown High School, more than 200 Kansas City Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will “make change happen” as they volunteer at 12 metro area project sites as part of the 15th annual Comcast ...

National Healthcare Decisions Day Seminar: Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard

April 13, 2016

WILL YOUR VOICE BE HEARD? Complimentary Healthcare Directives Informational Seminar and Documentation Friday, April 15th 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 11 a.m. to Noon Midwest Genealogy Center Gamber Community Center 3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road 4 S.E. Independence Ave. Independence, MO 64055 Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 ************************************************************************* What do every 90-year-old, 50-year-old, and 18-year-old in the United States have in common? ...

Park University’s International Center for Music Presents Gala Concert at Kansas City’s Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

April 13, 2016

The International Center for Music at Park University will present a special gala concert featuring pianists Stanislav Ioudenitch, gold medalist of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and founder of the ICM, and his protégé and rising star Behzod Abduraimov, 2009 winner of the London International Piano Competition, along with the Park Piano Trio, on Wednesday, May 4. The ...

Olathe boy is finalist for $10,000 memory championship

April 13, 2016

Olathe, KS—An Olathe fifth-grader will embark in less than three weeks on a voyage to become a national memory champion and earn a $10,000 grand prize. Joshua Perry, 11, of Olathe, is one of 16 finalists in the National Memory Master competition. On May 2 Joshua will compete in three rounds of academic memory testing during a five-day cruise to ...

Lead Bank and KCAI Host Steamroller Engraving Event to Create a New Community Art Piece

April 12, 2016

Lead Bank, a locally owned financial institution dedicated to the needs of small businesses, and Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI), one of the bank’s community partners, will host a steamroller engraving event Friday, April 15, at 10 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Lead Bank parking lot. Burgers and brats will be served 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. “We are proud to be involved ...

March of Remembrance to Honor Holocaust Survivors in Kansas City Area

April 11, 2016

Media Contact: Britaney Wehrmeister Marketing & Media Relations Manager, OPCC O: (913) 339-3067; C: (913) 544-7453 E: bwehrmeister@opconventioncenter.com March of Remembrance to Honor Holocaust Survivors in Kansas City Area The daylong event includes an educational segment, prayer walk, Hebrew-themed music, a notable keynote speaker from the legislative body of Israel and ballet performance OVERLAND PARK, Kan., (April 12, 2016) – ...

Mizzou to Host International Conference Highlighting Afro-Cuban Arts

April 11, 2016

April 11, 2016 (COLUMBIA, Mo.) – The Mizzou Advantage and MU’s Afro-Romance Institute will host the first-ever Afro-Cuban Artists: A Renaissance conference from April 27-30. This conference will engage forefront scholars, students and community members in a collaborative discussion on an under-explored facet of Latin American culture. The conference explores topics related to the aesthetics, context and impact of the ...

Kansas City resident awarded study abroad scholarship

April 10, 2016

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Morningside College) – Morningside College student Allie Van Houten, daughter of Mark and Lisa Van Houten of Kansas City, Mo., recently received a $2,000 James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship from National Alpha Lambda Delta. She is a 2014 graduate of Winnetonka High School. She will study abroad in Wollongong, Australia, just south of Sydney, in the ...

Mother’s Day for Mother Earth - Tenth Anniversary Celebration!

April 9, 2016

For immediate release January 5, 2016 Contact: Heather Loewenstein 816-221-5351 Mother’s Day for Mother Earth - Tenth Anniversary Celebration! StoneLion’s Annual puppet show of ENORMOUS proportions! Featuring a new production, The Mermaid’s Tail (Tale) Ten years and counting! StoneLion Puppet Theatre will celebrate Mother’s Day with Kansas City’s largest community arts project and giant puppet show, Mother’s Day for Mother ...

360 Vodka Announces Commitment to Donate $20,000 to Local Organzations from Swing-Top Cap Returns

April 7, 2016

Weston, Mo. (APRIL 2016) 360 Vodka, an eco-friendly vodka brand of McCormick Distilling Co., has pledged to donate $20,000 to three local organizations through its Close the Loop Program. With this initiative, 360 Vodka donates one dollar to charitable organizations for every swing-top cap that is returned to the distillery for reuse. On Friday, April 8th, at the Kansas City ...

Former Kansas Budget Director & others to speak at Taxes, Politics & Faith Forum

April 7, 2016

Prairie Village, Kan. – On Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. Asbury United Methodist church will host a discussion on how Kansas budget choices and tax policy will impact the most vulnerable populations, and how we can advocate and take action from a faith perspective. The speakers will share their insights into Kansas politics and what is at stake in ...

Conquer Your Mood Swings: All-Natural Botanical Mood Management at Mosaic Life Care

April 7, 2016

CONTACT: June LeBlanc Life Celebrant and Life Center Team Leader Mosaic Life Care at Shoal Creek 8870 NE 82nd Terrace Kansas City, MO 64158 816-437-8239 Conquer Your Mood Swings: All-Natural Botanical Mood Management at Mosaic Life Care April 7, 2016 (Kansas City, MO): Mosaic Life Care introduces “Balancing Mood with Botanical Medicine,” a class in all-natural remedies meeting at the ...


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