Education

DST funds new UMKC School of Computing and Engineering student center

July 14, 2016

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Computing and Engineering (SCE) has received a significant gift commitment from DST Systems, Inc., for the creation of the DST Student Services Center in Robert H. Flarsheim Science and Technology Hall on the Volker campus. To be completed this fall, this new space will be the public face of the SCE with recruiting, ...

Park University’s International Center for Music Announces 2016-17 Concert Season Schedule

July 13, 2016

The International Center for Music at Park University has announced the 2016-17 schedule for its upcoming 13th concert season — one that will include a variety of performances with internationally renowned guest artists and the ICM’s own award-winning faculty and students. The ICM’s 2016-17 concert season will kick off on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center ...

Mental Health Classes for Families begins September 6, 2016

July 11, 2016

NAMI of Greater Kansas City, the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer its Family-to-Family Education Program beginning September 06, 2016. NAMI Family-to-Family is a free 12-session education program for family caregivers of adults living with mental illness. Mental illness includes major depression, major anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), borderline personality disorder and ...

Centriq Training Offers Youth Technology Summer Camp Like No-Other

July 11, 2016

Leawood, KS. (July 11, 2016) – Geek Week at Centriq Training isn’t your typical summer camp! There won’t be the usual activities like swimming, hiking, camp fires and ghost stories. Instead, there will be Website Coding, Mobile Apps and Gaming Adventures. That’s why there is a waiting list for both the Middle School camp and the High School camp. The ...

Centriq Training Offers Youth Technology Summer Camp Like No-Other Programming instructors will teach kids to build a website in just one week.

July 11, 2016

Leawood, KS. (July 11, 2016) – Geek Week at Centriq Training isn’t your typical summer camp! There won’t be the usual activities like swimming, hiking, camp fires and ghost stories. Instead, there will be Website Coding, Mobile Apps and Gaming Adventures. That’s why there is a waiting list for both the Middle School camp and the High School camp. The ...

Park University’s International Center for Music Announces 2016-17 Concert Season Schedule

July 11, 2016

The International Center for Music at Park University has announced the 2016-17 schedule for its upcoming 13th concert season — one that will include a variety of performances with internationally renowned guest artists and the ICM’s own award-winning faculty and students. The ICM’s 2016-17 concert season will kick off on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center ...

SENSORIUM – A FREE FAMILY EVENT

July 8, 2016

Paola, KS (July 11, 2016) – Lakemary Center and C.H.A.S.E. are excited to announce a new joint event, SENSORIUM Sponsored by C.H.A.S.E. (Community Help for Autism Spectrum Everywhere) and Lakemary Center, Sensorium is a collection of interactive stations and fun activities designed to educate people of all ages about sensory challenges that often co-exist with an autism diagnosis and other ...

Park University Golf Scramble Set for Oct. 10 at The National Golf Club of Kansas City

July 6, 2016

The 2016 Park University Golf Scramble, a four-person tournament that benefits the University’s athletic programs, is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 10, 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 ...

The ‘Uber of Swim Lessons’ expands throughout to Missouri

July 6, 2016

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: 1-888-950-7946 Info@AquaMobileSwim.com www.aquamobileswim.com AquaMobile, known as the ‘Uber of Swim Lessons’ is excited to announce their expansion to Missouri. Founded by Diana Goodwin, AquaMobile is an on-demand at-home swim school which is the largest of its kind in North America. “A staggering 65% of Americans don’t know how to swim. I’ve made it my mission to ...

Park University to Honor Alumni, Supporters During Homecoming Weekend

July 6, 2016

Park University will celebrate its annual Homecoming Weekend, Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 15-17. Highlighting the series of events during the weekend will be the 68th annual Park University Alumni Association Awards Luncheon on Friday, Sept. 16, at Black on Burlington in North Kansas City, Mo. Three Park alumni and one community leader will be honored at the event: • Anthony ...

Working Together to Improve Lives of Missourians with Chronic Conditions

June 29, 2016

Americans are living longer. People with chronic (continue or recur again over a long amount of time) health conditions, such as arthritis, diabetes, and heart disease, are also living and working longer. Community partners can help improve quality of life in the later years for these people. Impact in Missouri: Over 1.3 million Missourians are impacted by arthritis alone! Missouri’s ...

Pointworks Academy Coming Soon to Kansas City

June 29, 2016

POINTWORKS ACADEMY COMING SOON TO KANSAS CITY The first accelerated learning program of its kind in the Midwest for user experience and digital product management careers KANSAS CITY – Pointworks Academy today announced it will open the first accelerated learning program for user experience (UX) and digital product management careers in Kansas City, Mo. later this summer. Created by the ...

PUT CONFIDENCE INTO YOUR COOKING: Function Junction Offers Another Selection Of Their Popular “Kitchen Confidence” Classes In July

June 28, 2016

Join us in the Culinary Studio every Wednesday and Sunday during the month of July for our Kitchen Confidence Classes! Discover new culinary tips and tricks from Culinary Studio Manager, Eileen Usovicz, in our state-of-the-art culinary studio. Try your hand at making individual, portable, hand pies using fruits and vegetables from the farmer’s market. Learn to make homemade tortillas, salsas, ...

Simpson College Dean’s and President’s Lists

June 27, 2016

Please consider publishing this information for Simpson College. Galen Gist, son of Richard and Shannon Gist and Jasmine Ward, daughter of Beverly and Rosalind Ward of Kansas City, Missouri were named to the President’s List at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa for the spring semester. To be named to the President’s List, a student must have a GPA of 4.0. ...

Overland Park Resident Kathryn A. Chaffee Graduates With Honors from Webb Institute

June 20, 2016

Contact: Kerri Allegretta, Director of Communications (516) 403-5392 or kallegretta@webb.edu Taylor Adamczyk, Assistant Director of Communications (516) 403-5916 or tadamczyk@webb.edu Press Release For Immediate Release Monday June 20, 2016 Overland Park Resident Kathryn A. Chaffee Graduates With Honors from Webb Institute (See Attached) Photo caption: Overland Park resident, Kathryn A. Chaffee, Class of 2016, at Webb Institute in Glen Cove, ...

Park University Promotes Christensen to Chief of Staff

June 20, 2016

Laure Christensen has been promoted to the position of chief of staff at Park University. Christensen began her new duties on June 1. Christensen, who has served in the Office of the President at Park since 2008, previously served as special assistant to the president. She will remain a part of the University’s executive leadership team and will work closely ...

Morningside College student from Kansas City presents at conference

June 17, 2016

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Morningside College) – Morningside College student Garrett Thomas, son of Terry and Mary Thomas of Kansas City, Mo., recently presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators in Oklahoma City, Okla. Thomas is a 2013 graduate of Staley High School. He gave a presentation at the conference titled “Gender Stereotypes in Advertising.” ...

Gladstone Resident & Drury Student earns prestigious internship

June 14, 2016

Media Contact: Dr. Regina Waters Professor of Communication and Dean of Graduate Studies Office: (417) 873-7251 Email:rwaters@drury.edu SPRINGFIELD, Mo., June 10, 2016 — For the eighth time in 11 years, a Drury University student has been named to the prestigious American Advertising Federation (AAF) Vance L. Stickell Memorial Internship Program. The program recognizes the top 20 AAF students in the ...

Manhattan Virtual Academy Graduation

June 14, 2016

Contact: Brooke Blanck, MVA Program Director 785-587-2100 x 8073 brookeb@usd383.org Thirty-seven Manhattan High School Virtual Academy graduates participated in graduation ceremonies on Sunday, June 5th. Graduation exercises were held in the Manhattan High School Auditorium beginning at 2:30p.m. Brooke Blanck, Program Director, welcomed those who were in attendance. She recognized Dr. Robert Shannon, Superintendent; Carol Adams, Executive Director of Teaching ...

The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces Athletic Trainer Continuing Education Award Recipients

June 13, 2016

CONTACT: Gene Willis, Director of Marketing. gwillis@drugfreesport.com; 816.285.1423 KANSAS CITY, MO. (June 13, 2016) – In honor of the work that high school and collegiate certified athletic trainers perform to prevent drug abuse and to ensure fair and safe sport, The National Center for Drug Free Sport® (Drug Free Sport®) established the Drug Free Sport Continuing Education Award in 2010. ...

Westminster College Seeking Players for New Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Teams

June 13, 2016

FULTON, MO, June 13, 2016 -- The Athletics Department of Westminster College is launching a nationwide search for student athletes to play for its new men’s and women’s lacrosse teams, which will take the field in the 2017 spring semester, it was announced today. The teams will schedule 10 to 12 games, including home games, away contests and tournaments. “The ...

Avila University to Host Adult & Graduate Open House

June 10, 2016

(June 10, 2016) KANSAS CITY, MO – Adult undergraduate and graduate programs will be the focus of an open house on Thursday, July 14 on the campus of Avila University. The Avila admission staff will be speaking with adults interested in furthering their education and careers from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Whitfield Conference Center. Graduate representatives will ...

KCU Receives HCF Grant to Fight Obesity in Urban Neighborhoods

June 9, 2016

(Kansas City, Mo. – June 8, 2016) – Score 1 for Health, an outreach program of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, has received a two-year grant in the amount of $175,000 from the Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City. This funding will be used to expand CHAMPS (Coaching Health and Movement Program with Students), a successful pilot program ...

Broadcast Scholarships Awarded to Kansas Students

June 8, 2016

The Kansas Association of Broadcasters and KAB Foundation will award $6,500 in scholarships to Kansas students attending colleges and universities in the state next school year. That brings the total scholarships provided broadcast students since 1988 to $317,000. To earn the scholarship students must be a Kansas resident attending a post-secondary institution, enrolled full time in a broadcast related curriculum ...


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