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Missouri student excels in state history contest

May 16, 2017

Oak Grove Mo. May 2, 2017 – More than 3,000 motivated students in grades six through twelve compete in National History Day in Missouri each year. On April 29 nearly 600 students who have advanced from regional competitions throughout Missouri gathered at the state contest on the University of Missouri campus to showcase their exemplary work. Each National History Day ...

New Summer Dance Intensive FREE for High School Students

May 16, 2017

What: New Summer Dance Intensive FREE for High School Students When: June 5-June 30, 2017; 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Where: Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, 4747 Flora Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64110 Contact: Pam Hausner, Director of Marketing, 816-471-6003, ext. 4; pam@kcfaa.org May 15, 2017 New Summer Dance Intensive FREE for High School Students KANSAS CITY, MO.—Kansas ...

Thousands Arrive in Kansas City to Compete at Enactus US National Exposition

May 15, 2017

Students from more than 100 colleges and universities are about to converge on Kansas City for the Enactus United States National Exposition. Hundreds of senior Executives from America’s most well-known companies will be on hand May 21-23 at the Kansas City Convention Center, including The Hershey Company, Hallmark Cards, Inc., Bimbo Bakeries USA, Post Consumer Brands, Schwan’s Food Company, Synchrony ...

Missouri Students Win National Championship in World’s Largest Rocket Contest

May 15, 2017

Missouri Students Win National Championship in World’s Largest Rocket Contest Festus High School Rocketry Club out launch nation’s top teams, will represent U.S. at International Competition in June The Plains, Va. – Proving their impressive prowess with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills, the Festus High School of Festus, Mo., captured first prize at the Team America Rocketry Challenge’s ...

Dr. Cornel West to Keynote JCBA Scholarship Banquet

May 9, 2017

20th Anniversary of the Jackson County Bar Association’s Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship Banquet “A TIRELESS EFFORT TO COLLECTIVE EMPOWERMENT” The Jackson County Bar Association (JCBA) is thrilled to announce Dr. Cornel West as the keynote speaker at the 20th Annual Jackson County Bar Association Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship Banquet, to be held on Saturday, October 7, ...

Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Athletic Trainer Continuing Education Award Recipients

May 9, 2017

Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Athletic Trainer Continuing Education Award Recipients Awards to honor certified athletic trainers on the front lines of drug abuse and wellness education. KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 9, 2017) – As sports guide and develop our future leaders, certified athletic trainers play an imperative role in the health and wellness of youth throughout high school, interscholastic, ...

Park University Recognizes 2016-17 Academic Achievements at Honors Convocation

May 8, 2017

Park University students, faculty and staff were recognized for their exceptional scholarly efforts from the 2016-17 academic year at the University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 26, 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. ...

Hannah Motley of Leawood, KS Named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar

May 6, 2017

Media Contact: Press Office (202)-401-1576 Program Contact: Simone Olson (202)-401-0961 Hannah Motley of Leawood, Kansas, a senior at Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park, was named as a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar this week. Motley is one of 161 American high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, service, and contribution to school ...

Student Artwork “ON THE VINE

May 4, 2017

Crossroads Charter Schools Presents: “Crossroads on The Vine” a student art exhibit at the American Jazz Museum KANSAS CITY, MO –– On Friday, May 5, 2017 nearly 600 pieces of art work by scholars of Crossroads Charter Schools will be displayed at the American Jazz Museum Art Gallery. This unique First Friday Art display will celebrate the ingenuity and creativity ...

KCMO School Board Member to Keynote Park University’s May 2017 Kansas City Area Commencement

April 24, 2017

John Fierro, a member of the Kansas City, Mo., Public Schools Board of Directors, and the president and chief operating officer of the Mattie Rhodes Center, will present the keynote address at his alma mater during Park University’s Kansas City Area May 2017 Commencement on Saturday, May 13. The ceremony will be held at the Community of Christ Auditorium, 1001 ...

THOUSANDS EXPECTED TO MARCH FOR SCIENCE IN KC

April 14, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 14, 2017 Ian Shea-Cahir March for Science – Kansas City (913) 201-5321 kcsciencemarch@gmail.com THOUSANDS EXPECTED TO MARCH FOR SCIENCE IN KC Non-partisan march/rally set for Saturday, April 22 Kansas City, MO: In conjunction with more than 100 marches around the globe, the March for Science – Kansas City on April 22, 2017, will bring thousands together ...

Kansas Universities Form Partnership

April 13, 2017

Cleveland University-Kansas City and Baker University Sign Articulation Agreement OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 13, 2017) Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC) and Baker University (Baker) formalized a partnership with an articulation agreement signing event on Tuesday, April 11 at both campuses. The partnership provides qualified students from Baker’s undergraduate exercise science program to attend the CUKC doctor of chiropractic graduate program after ...

Cleveland University-Kansas City and Baker University Sign Articulation Agreement

April 5, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY Cleveland University-Kansas City and Baker University Sign Articulation Agreement Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC) and Baker University (Baker) are formalizing a new partnership with an articulation agreement signing event. The partnership provides qualified students from Baker’s undergraduate exercise science program to attend the CUKC doctor of chiropractic graduate program. Media members are welcome. When: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 Two ...

National Association of Social Workers, Missouri Chapter, Awards SAVE Inc. as Agency of the Year

April 4, 2017

SAVE, Inc., the number one Shelter Plus Care voucher-providing agency in the state of Missouri, has been recognized as the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Missouri Chapter Agency of the Year for 2017. They will be awarded on Friday, March 31 at the National Association of Social Workers Missouri Chapter 2017 Show-Me Annual Symposium at Lake of the Ozarks, ...

Sumner Academy c/o 96 Alumni Fund Awards KCK Students $2500 in Scholarships

April 4, 2017

Please contact Camille P. Hamilton at (913) 575-4402 and/or sumneracademy96@gmail.com, if you have any questions. On Monday, April 10, 2017, the Sumner Academy Class of 1996 Alumni Fund will award four Kansas City Kansas Public School District (USD 500) students with scholarships at their inaugural award ceremony. The event will be held at the West Wyandotte Public Library, 1737 N. ...

Acclaimed Pianist Martino Tirimo is Featured Performer in Park University International Guest Artist Series Concert on April 21

April 4, 2017

Park University’s International Center for Music will host world-renowned pianist Martino Tirimo as part of the ICM’s International Guest Artist Series on Friday, April 21. Tirimo’s concert will be held at the 1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway in Mission Woods, Kan., starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this concert are $20 and can be purchased at http://1900bldg.com/concerts/martinotirimo. The concert ...

Park University’s Annual Hauptmann Lecture to Feature PBS Host Alexander Heffner

April 3, 2017

A conversation that will navigate three areas of interest across civic life will be the focus of Park University’s 25th annual Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann Distinguished Guest Lecture Series event on Monday, May 1. The silver anniversary of the Hauptmann Lecture will be held on the University’s Parkville Campus for the first time since 2009 in the Park Distance Learning Conference ...

UCM Hosts STEAM Event for Girls from Western Missouri

March 28, 2017

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Greife News Bureau Manager mgreife@ucmo.edu 660-543-4708 UCM Hosts STEAM Event for Girls from Western Missouri WARRENSBURG, MO (March 21, 2017) – The University of Central Missouri School of Technology and the Department of Career and Technology Education will host the Seventh Grade Girls STEAM Event for western Missouri March 30 in the UCM ...

Donnelly College and Avila University Sign Scholarship Guarantee Agreement

March 28, 2017

[MARCH 28, 2017] KANSAS CITY – Donnelly students with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in all college course work can transfer to Avila with the guarantee of being awarded at least $13,000 in institutional scholarship money. Together the two institutions have developed transfer pathways that allow Donnelly students an earlier opportunity to see their college path toward a bachelor’s ...

Park University to Host Discussion on Ebola and Lessons Learned from the Crisis

March 24, 2017

Park University and the University’s Faculty Center for Innovation will present a talk on “The Ebola Crisis: Lessons Learned from the Field,” on Thursday, April 6, starting at 3 p.m. in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. The event will feature Dirk Dijkerman, Ph.D., former executive ...

Stillbirthday, and its headquarters, The M0M Center in Kearney, Receives National Recognition as American Small Business Champion by SCORE

March 23, 2017

Kearney, MO ? Local business The M0M Center has been chosen as a winner of The 2017 American Small Business Championship hosted by SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, and generously supported by Sam’s Club, a leading U.S. membership club serving small businesses since 1983. The Championship awarded this title to 102 entrepreneurs for their dedication ...

SBU releases Winter 2016 graduate, Fall 2016 honor roll lists

March 23, 2017

Southwest Baptist University News Release Contact: Charlotte Marsch, Director of Marketing and Communications (417) 328-1803 / cmarsch@sbuniv.edu SBU releases Winter 2016 graduate, Fall 2016 honor roll lists BOLIVAR, Mo. — Southwest Baptist University has released its Winter 2016 graduate and Fall 2016 honor roll lists. Graduates from your area are listed, along with their degree and honors, if applicable. Johnson ...

TRADERS WORKSHOP on CASHLESS LITERACY

March 23, 2017

TRADERS WORKSHOP on CASHLESS LITERACY held As the whole country is moving towards digital economy, dibrugarh district is also not to be left behind. Riding high on the Digital India Initiative, the district administration under the leadership of ADC Shri Oinam Sarankumar Singh and VLE Shri Anirban Choudhury representing National Training Partner DARWIN has embarked on the mission of making ...


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