Education

Park University International Center for Music to Present an Evening of Chamber Music

Feb. 10, 2016

The Park University International Center for Music’s 2015-16 concert series season continues on Saturday, Feb. 27, with “An Evening of Chamber Music” recital featuring performances by the ICM’s award-winning faculty. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. Ben Sayevich, professor of music/violin, and Daniel Veis, assistant professor of music/cello — ...

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey Presents Setting the Stage Feb. 25

Feb. 10, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO. February 9, 2016 - Kansas City, Missouri - Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) is pleased to present Setting the Stage on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. The performance will be held in the historic 18th & Vine District at the Gem Theater, 1615 East 18th Street. The event is free and open to the ...

HPA Middle to attend Störling Dance Theater’s UNDERGROUND

Feb. 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 On Thursday, February 11, 2016, Hogan Preparatory Academy Middle School will be attending Störling Dance Theater’s UNDERGROUND in celebration of Black History Month. We are excited that we will be able to take our entire student body of approximately 340 students to experience this performance at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre. Under the leadership of Ms. Stephanie Bland, ...

Free Safe Boating Class Announced

Feb. 8, 2016

Why sit at home dreaming about warmer weather and time on the water when you can be learning how to be safe when the time comes? Come join the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at a free one-day boating safety course. Topics covered by the course include boat types and marine motors, pre-underway activities and trailering, boat handling and navigation rules, ...

Park University’s School of Business Ranked No. 2 “Best for Vets” Private School in the Country

Feb. 8, 2016

Park University’s School of Business has been selected the No. 2 “Best for Vets” business school in the country among private colleges/universities, according to Military Times, an independent source for news and information for the military community, and its associated publications, Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times. Park ranked behind only Syracuse (N.Y.) University among ...

Natalie M. Foundation Believes in Education

Feb. 5, 2016

Overland Park, KS-The Natalie M. Foundation hosted the annual benefit fashion show at the Overland Park Convention Center on January 31, 2016. Thank you to everyone who participated in, supported and attended the 2016 Natalie M. Foundation Benefit Fashion Show. Through your efforts over $50,000 was generated for student programs and four scholarships were awarded to deserving individuals. This year's ...

Jewish Community Foundation announces deadline for Porter Summer Experience Award

Feb. 5, 2016

Contact: Beatrice Fine: 913.-327-4618 bfine@jcfkc.org Jewish high school and college students seeking funding for an approved Jewish summer travel experience are invited to apply to the Karen and Ed Porter Summer Experience Award Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation. The Fund makes annual awards to students to participate in Jewish summer travel experiences which encompass leadership development, community development or ...

Legendary Amphitheater Unveils Major Changes - New Naming Rights & Multi-Million Dollar Renovations

Feb. 4, 2016

THE LEGENDARY AMPHITHEATER TO UNVEIL MAJOR CHANGES IN 2016 NEW NAMING RIGHTS SPONSOR & MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATIONS Who: Providence Medical Center Amphitheater – New Naming Rights for the former Cricket Wireless Amphitheater What: New Naming Rights Sponsor & Multi-Million Dollar Renovations Where: 633 N. 130th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 Providence Medical Center is the new naming rights sponsor for ...

CEAM Watchdog Investigates: School Districts’ Leaders Cost Missouri $60M Annually

Feb. 4, 2016

Last year Missouri school districts spent an estimated combined total of over $60,000,000 in salaries, pension payments and other benefits to public school district Superintendents. Topping the list was Lee’s Summit Superintendent David McGehee whose annual salary, pension payments, annuity and allowed expenses total an estimated $396,000. As part of the organization’s Watchdog, the Children’s Education Alliance of Missouri (CEAM) ...

iModules Helps Organizations Generate More Than $311 Million in 2015

Feb. 4, 2016

Leawood, KS (PRWEB) Feb 04, 2016 — Clients of iModules generated more than $311 million in gifts, memberships, and event registrations, sent more than one billion emails, and had an average email open rate of 22.3% in calendar year 2015 using Encompass, the company’s platform for online alumni engagement. The company’s clients include 52% of the top 400 higher education ...

SBU releases Fall 2015 graduate, honor roll lists

Feb. 4, 2016

Southwest Baptist University News Release Contact: Charlotte Marsch, Director of Marketing and Communications (417) 328-1803 / cmarsch@sbuniv.edu BOLIVAR, Mo. — Southwest Baptist University has released its Fall 2015 graduate and honor roll lists. Graduates from your area are listed, along with their degree and honors, if applicable. Kansas City: Matthew Hart, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Cum Laude Smithville: Janie ...

The Google Summit at St. Teresa’s Academy showcases the very latest in education technology

Feb. 3, 2016

Media Advisory - For Immediate Release Date: February 3, 2016 Contacts: Paula Holmquist (STA Alumna/Board Member) ((816) 210-6600 Diane Wilmot (STA Communications Director) (816) 868-6126 Google Education Summit to be held at St. Teresa’s Academy| February 6 & 7 WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 6 (8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) and Feb. 7 (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.). Pre-Summit Workshops ...

Visiting Scholar Guest Discusses 21st Century Slavery, Human Trafficking

Feb. 3, 2016

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 Feb. 3, 2016 Kansas City, Missouri—Laura Murphy, Ph.D., will discuss “Modern Slavery, the New Slave Narrative, and Post-9/11 Crusade Politics” for the Visiting Scholar Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 7, in Arrupe Hall Auditorium. Her talk is co-sponsored by Rockhurst University Voices for Justice, a student social justice group. In ...

Spread the Love for Those with Food Allergies & Celiac Disease

Feb. 3, 2016

Food Equality Initiative, Inc. and SunButter Announce The SunButter® Spread the Love Campaign For Immediate Release Overland Park, KS – Feb. 3, 2016 - Food Equality Initiative (FEI) and SunButter are joining forces to launch the SunButter® Spread the Love Campaign, February 1 - 29, 2016. SunButter and FEI are asking Americans nationwide to donate peanut-free, school-safe SunButter Sunflower Butter ...

Press Release #1 - MidAmeriCon II Opens the Hugo Nomination Period

Feb. 2, 2016

PRESS RELEASE #1 - MIDAMERICON II ANNOUNCES HUGO NOMINATION PERIOD OPEN MidAmeriCon II, the 74th World Science Fiction Convention Kansas City, MO August 17-21, 2016 press@midamericon2.org http://www.midamericon2.org/press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 2, 2016 Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MidAmeriCon II, the 74th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), is delighted to announce that the 2016 Hugo Award and 1941 Retro ...

DeLaSalle’s 25th Annual Movie Benefit

Feb. 2, 2016

KANSAS CITY’S FAVORITE MOVIE NIGHT TO BENEFIT DELASALLE’S EDUCATION CENTER What: DeLaSalle’s 25th Annual Movie Benefit - Kansas City’s Favorite Movie Night Who: Benefits DeLaSalle’s Education Center When: 6:00 p.m., February 26, 2016 at Union Station Where: Union Station - The Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre 30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO Tickets: Tickets are $150 per person ($75 for ...

2016 KAIRS Distinguished Lutheran Teacher of the Year

Jan. 29, 2016

Mrs. Sandy Nelson of Hope Lutheran School, Shawnee, KS has been named “2016 KAIRS Distinguished Lutheran Teacher of the Year.” KAIRS stands for Kansas Association of Independent and Religious School and is the state’s largest organization of non-public schools. KAIRS represents more than 35,000 Kansas school children and almost 2,400 teachers and more than 22,000 families. We celebrate with Mrs. ...

Concorde Career Colleges promotes Guy Bell to President and CEO

Jan. 28, 2016

MISSION, Kan. (Jan. 27, 2016) – Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. Board of Directors is pleased to announce the promotion of Guy P. Bell to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As CEO, Bell will assume leadership responsibilities for all compliance and regulatory matters, representing the Company on the national stage and shaping its culture and strategy. “We ...

Pianist Jan Jiracek von Arnim to Perform Recital at Park University

Jan. 28, 2016

The third concert in the Park University International Center for Music’s 2015-16 season will feature pianist Jan Jiracek von Arnim performing a piano recital on Saturday, Feb. 13. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. Jiracek is scheduled to perform the following selections: • “Chaconne” from “Partita No. 2 in ...

UCM’s THRIVE Program Receives Missouri Governors Council on Disability Inclusion Award

Jan. 28, 2016

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Greife News Bureau Manager mgreife@ucmo.edu 660-543-4708 UCM’s THRIVE Program Receives Missouri Governors Council on Disability Inclusion Award WARRENSBURG, MO (Jan. 26, 2016) – The University of Central Missouri’s THRIVE program has been named the recipient of the 2015 Missouri Governor’s Council on Disability Inclusion Award. The award is presented annually to recognized private ...

Mental Health Classes For Families Begin Feb.18,2016

Jan. 27, 2016

Press Release 2016-01-27 Mental Health Classes for Families NAMI of Greater Kansas City, the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer its Family-to-Family Education Program beginning Thursday February 18, 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 ...

Lead Bank “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” Scholarship Recipients Announced

Jan. 26, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (JANUARY 2016)—Lead Bank, a locally owned financial institution dedicated to the needs of small businesses, is proud to announce the three $500 scholarship recipients for the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course: JJ Higgins, Darla Pennington and Ryan Johnson. The course began January 19 and is offered through UMKC Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation with a partnership between ...

Travanse LivingTM Supports Family Caregivers With FREE February Presentations

Jan. 25, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Trisha McClanahan, Lifestyle Specialist 913.791.0020 • TMcClanahan@Travanseliving.com Travanse LivingTM Supports Family Caregivers With FREE February Presentations OLATHE, KAS: From caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia to caring for yourself, Travanse LivingTM offers free educational presentations to help you navigate challenging waters. Daily Strategies for Dementia Challenges Date & Time: ...


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