Education

Announcing Building Partnerships through Community Connections, a national arts in education conference in Kansas City

March 4, 2015

Announcing Building Partnerships through Community Connections, a national arts in education conference in Kansas City Jane Chu, NEA Chairman is the Conference Keynote Speaker New York, NY – February 11, 2015 – Attended by arts organization staff from around the country, Building Partnerships through Community Connections, a three day national arts-in-education conference, will take place April 23-25, 2015 in Kansas ...

Private Visual/Performing Arts High School to Open in KC Metro this Fall

March 4, 2015

Metropolitan School of the Arts Kansas City is currently enrolling students for the opening of a new visual/performing arts magnet high school. The school will open with 50 vocal conservatory students and 50 theater/musical theater students in grades 9 through 12. The school will open in its temporary location in Prairie Village KS in August, 2015. The school will offer ...

43rd Midwest Regional Conference of Grand Masters and Masons

March 4, 2015

Prince Hall Masonic Family of Missouri to Host Eleven State Conference Lawrence A. Jones, Jr. of Kansas City, MO and Shirley J. Washington of St. Louis, MO are serving as host Grand Master and Grand Worthy Matron respectively. Frederick H. Wisdom, Past Grand Master of Nebraska and Sandra Smith, Grand Worthy Matron of IL is the Presidents of the Midwest ...

31st Annual Science Bowl

March 3, 2015

Top Students Show off Brain Power at the 31th Annual Science Bowl Winning Teams Head to Nationals in Washington, D.C. WHO: Approximately 42 of the brightest high school teams – more than 200 students - from schools in Kansas and Missouri will compete for the coveted title of Kansas City Regional Science Bowl Champion. WHAT: Sponsored by the U.S. Department ...

Rockhurst High School student recognized for international achievement

March 3, 2015

Contact: For Immediate Release Anna Lambertson International Relations Council 785-506-3573 alambertson@irckc.org Rockhurst High School student recognized for international achievement Zachary Klamann to receive 2nd place in Eliot S. Berkley scholarship competition The International Relations Council - a 60-year old organization with headquarters in Kansas City, MO - has announced the winners of the 2014/2015 Eliot S. Berkley award. Zachary Klamann, ...

Missouri AfterSchool Network releases legislative district reports

March 3, 2015

On March 5th, the Missouri AfterSchool Network will hold an event at the Truman Building in Jefferson City to release “The State of Afterschool,” legislative district-specific reports on afterschool supply and demand in Missouri. The event will take place at 12:30 pm as part of the organization’s full-day summit, and will include remarks from MASN Executive Director Terri Foulkes and ...

Citizen-led think tank drone study addresses terrorism threat, safety concerns

March 2, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A study on drone use in the National Airspace System conducted by the American Leadership and Policy Foundation, the nation’s first citizen-directed think tank, was published in the Harvard National Security Journal Feb. 25, 2015. The study, which was conducted by David Stuckenberg, ALPF chairman, and Stephen Maddox, ALFP director of leadership development and senior fellow, ...

Steven Wilson: Return of the Missouri Hempire

March 2, 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (March 3th, 2015)—The Missouri Hemp Network is proud to announce Capitol Hemp Day on March 17th at the Capitol building in Jefferson City. There will be product displays and samples on the 3rd floor rotunda from 9:00am to 5:00pm. There is also a viewing of the award winning film “Bringing it Home” on the 1st floor rotunda ...

Park University, Coro Kansas City Announce 2015 Class for Summer Internship in Public Affairs

March 2, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—March 2, 2015 — Park University and Coro Kansas City have announced the 2015 class of the Coro Kansas City Internship in Public Affairs program, a partnership with the University’s Hauptmann School of Public Affairs. Coro Kansas City is designed to develop future community leaders through exposure to community issues, leadership development, civic leaders and organizations. It is a ...

Shelter Insurance Holds Community Contest

Feb. 27, 2015

Columbia, MO – March 1, 2015 – Starting today, Shelter Insurance® will begin accepting entries for their "Thankful for Our Communities" Facebook essay contest. Five winners of the contest will each receive a $5,000 grant for the charity of their choice. To win, contestants must visit Shelter's Facebook page to enter their essays about what makes their communities special. Essays ...

Speech and debate tournament held at Nall Avenue Baptist Church in Prairie Village, KS

Feb. 26, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2015 NCFCA KS Qualifier Announced! February 26-28—being held at Nall Avenue Baptist Church, Prairie Village, KS [address: 6701 Nall Ave.] Thursday, February 26 (8:00 a.m. – 9:15 p.m) Friday, February 27 (8:00 a.m.- 9:15 p.m.) Saturday, February 28 (8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.) Awards on Saturday at 6:00 p.m This KS Qualifier tournament is in conjunction with the National ...

Local chiropractor held successful drive to support to City Union Mission

Feb. 25, 2015

Blue Springs, MO. Dr. Michael R. Pardun invited the public to participate in a community service project to benefit the City Union Mission. During the entire month of February, new patients received care-including consultation, exam, and x-rays (if needed) and the Dr’s report of findings (normally up to a $280 value) at a greatly reduced fee of $14 in exchange ...

Midwest’s Largest Fair for Private Colleges This Weekend

Feb. 25, 2015

Come to the FREE 2015 Midwest College Expo This Weekend The FREE expo is will take place for one day only–Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 9500 Wornall Rd. in south Kansas City just north of Interstate 435. For 17 years the expo has brought together students, parents and colleges from 25 states ...

Jennifer Bequette, MD to Join Kansas City Internal Medicine - Kansas City’s Largest Independent Internal Medicine Practice

Feb. 24, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri: Kansas City Internal Medicine (KCIM) is proud to announce that Jennifer Bequette, MD will join the practice beginning in April of 2015. Dr. Bequette graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Doctorate of Medicine in 2000. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at UMKC, working at ...

Political Scientist to Discuss Impact of Islamic Political Engagement in Middle East

Feb. 23, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 23, 2015 Kansas City, MO—Visiting Scholar Nathan J. Brown, Ph.D., professor of political science at George Washington University, will look at the consequences of Islamic groups engaging in electoral politics throughout the Middle East in his talk, “Do Islamic Parties Have Any Future?” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, ...

Pulitzer Prize Winner Reads for Midwest Poets March 5

Feb. 23, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 23, 2015 Kansas City, MO—Vijay Seshadri, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his book 3 Sections (Graywolf Press), will read his works at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in Mabee Theater inside Sedgwick Hall. The Pulitzer Prize committee called Seshadri’s work “a compelling collection of ...

Midwest’s Only Faith-Based K-12 Education and College Expo Expands

Feb. 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17th Annual Event Brings 2,500 People Together Feb. 28 The Midwest’s only Education and College Expo devoted to both private faith-based universities and the K-12 level will be held Sat., Feb. 28, 9:30am to 2:00 P.M. at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 9500 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Over 50 college reps will have multi-media display booths and be ...

Horizon Academy Students to Take Part in National Reading Celebration

Feb. 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Horizon Academy Students to Take Part in National Reading Celebration ROELAND PARK, Kan. – Students at Horizon Academy are preparing for a nationwide effort to “Read the Most Coast to Coast” on Friday, February 27. They are among hundreds of thousands of students who will join in this fourth-annual reading celebration. Read the Most Coast to Coast ...

Practical Ways to Make Brain Connections in Your Student

Feb. 20, 2015

Horizon Academy is hosting a free event in its Learning Disabilities series on Thursday, March 5, 7:00-8:30 PM. Located at Horizon Academy, 4901 Reinhardt Drive, Roeland Park, Kansas 66205. Dana Hernandez, Program Director of Brain Balance Achievement Centers will be the guest speaker. Join us as we discuss some practical ways to make connections in the brain. Learn how your ...

Park University’s Campanella Gallery to Host Graphic Design Exhibit

Feb. 18, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—Feb. 18, 2015 — The artwork of graphic designers Matthew Derezinski, Joey Hannaford, Mervi Pakaste and Jeff Pulaski will be on display in Park University’s Campanella Gallery beginning Thursday, Feb. 19, through Sunday, March 15. The exhibition, “New Directions in Graphic Design,” seeks to highlight modern artistic techniques and uses in graphic design, illustration, photography, letterpress, and design software ...

Crossroads Academy to Host Gone Girl’s Gillian Flynn

Feb. 18, 2015

An Evening with Gillian Flynn Monday, March 16th 7:00 – 9:00 pm Downtown Home of R. Crosby Kemper, III (Kansas City Public Library Executive Director) Tickets: $150 each (only 25 left!) crossroadsacademykc.org/gillianflynn KANSAS CITY, MO –New York Times bestselling author and Golden Globe nominated screenwriter Gillian Flynn is returning to Kansas City on March 16th for an exclusive conversation about ...

Celebrate a book launch with a local author and support a Kansas City center for excellence.

Feb. 18, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 02/18/15 Contact: Cynthia L. Fails, 913-735-7879, Cynthia.L.Fails@gmail.com Celebrate a book launch with a local author and support a Kansas City center for excellence. Author, C. L. Fails will celebrate the release of her second book by sharing with the Children’s Campus of Kansas City. Kansas City, KS – The author of Ella and One Tiny Thing, ...

John Allen Reports Global Christian Persecution in Feb. 24 Lecture

Feb. 17, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 17, 2015 Kansas City, MO— John L. Allen Jr. will discuss “The Global War on Christians: Anti-Christian Persecution in Today’s World,” in a presentation from the Thomas More Center for the Study of Catholic Thought and Culture in partnership with the Visiting Scholar Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. ...


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