Education

Park University Students Showcase Work in Research and Creative Arts Symposium

March 30, 2015

Park University Students Showcase Work in Research and Creative Arts Symposium Parkville, Mo.—March 30, 2015 — Park University’s 10th annual Student Research and Creative Arts Symposium will showcase the scholarly work of students from all disciplines and campus locations, Monday, April 6, through Thursday, April 9, on the University’s Parkville Campus. Undergraduate and graduate students submit course work or independent ...

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to implement RFID technology

March 30, 2015

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2015 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: kwoolery@kckpl.org Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to implement RFID technology KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas City, Kansas Public library will soon implement RFID technology at all library branches and the mobile library. This new technology will improve many aspects ...

Park University International Center for Music Students Awarded Naftzger and Kansas City Musical Club Scholarships

March 26, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—March 26, 2015 — Park University International Center for Music students recently earned awards and scholarships for their performances in the Naftzger Young Artist Auditions and the Kansas City Musical Club Auditions. The 75th annual Naftzger Auditions took place March 20-21 in Wichita, Kan. The competition — made possible by the Naftzger Fund for Fine Arts Inc. and administered ...

Visiting Scholar to Discuss the Future of American Conservatism March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 Kansas City, MO—The Visiting Scholar Lecture Series brings Prairie Village, Kansas, native Ramesh Ponnuru to campus to deliver the Alpha Sigma Nu/Rev. F. Vincent Daues, S.J., lecture, “The Future of Conservatism,” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, in Rockhurst University’s Mabee Theater inside Sedgwick Hall. ...

Money Smart Month Free Community Kick-off Event, March 28

March 25, 2015

The Money Smart Month of Greater Kansas City free opening event, Grow Your Money, will take place at the Jack Reardon Convention Center in Kansas City, Kan, March 28. The event will include a keynote from John Hope Bryant, author of bestseller How the Poor Can Save Capitalism, and the Founder of Operation HOPE, who also serves on President’s Advisory ...

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Celebrates the Investiture of Dr. Marc Hahn, DO, As 14th President

March 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Cambridge Director of Public Relations (816) 654-7038 (913) 602-8652 (cell) lcambridge@kcumb.edu Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Celebrates the Investiture of Dr. Marc Hahn, DO, As 14th President (Kansas City, Mo. – March 23, 2015) – The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), the largest medical school in Missouri, 10th largest in ...

The Organization for Black Struggle to Recieve Social Action Award

March 21, 2015

The Midwest Sociological Society will award the Organization for Black Struggle, a St. Louis based organization, with the 2015 Social Action Award. The Award will be received at the MSS Annual Conference, held in Kansas City. The Midwest Sociological Society’s Social Action Award grant will be used for leadership development programs for youth and young adults that will engage them ...

Veronica’s Voice to Recieve Social Action Award

March 21, 2015

The Midwest Sociological Society will award Veronica's Voice, a local organization helping women and girls caught in commercial sexual exploitation, with the 2015 Social Action Award. The award recognizes organizations' grassroots activism. Kristy Childs, Survivor, Founder, and Executive Director will receive the Award on behalf of Veronica's Voice.

Second Annual Missouri Theatre in Our Schools Conference to be Held in Springfield, MO

March 19, 2015

Contact: Rachel Jamieson, (773) 991-1464, MissouriTIOS@gmail.com In celebration of Theatre In Our Schools Month, Springfield Regional Arts Council, in partnership with the American Alliance for Theatre and Education, is holding a full-day conference on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Creamery Arts Center in Springfield, MO from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm for theatre artists and teachers. The conference offers ...

LEGAL SEMINAR FOR ELDERLY HOUSING PROVIDERS

March 19, 2015

PRESS RELEASE For Release on: For more information contact: March 13, 2015 Nancie McAnaugh, Interim CEO (573) 635-6244 nanciemcanaugh@leadingagemissouri.org LEGAL SEMINAR FOR ELDERLY HOUSING PROVIDERS JEFFERSON CITY-- LeadingAge Missouri is hosting a statewide seminar for senior housing providers, nursing home facilities, residential care facilities, and retirement communities. Entitled Legal Issues Facing Senior Service Providers, the seminar will include information on ...

Park University International Center for Music Students Awarded Sigma Alpha Iota Scholarships

March 18, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—March 18, 2015 — The Kansas City alumnae chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota awarded scholarships to four Park University International Center for Music students for their audition performances on March 7 in Prairie Village, Kan. Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music fraternity for women, promotes music in colleges, universities and in the community, along with providing support and encouragement ...

Urban Summit Hosts Free Community Event

March 17, 2015

Community-wide event focuses on Advocacy: The Pathway to Empowerment” George Fraser, national authority on economic development, networking, building effective leadership and author of Success Runs in Our Race is a session highlight KANSAS CITY, MO – “Advocacy: The Pathway to Empowerment,” is the theme of the Eighth Annual Urban Summit. The community-wide Urban Summit will be held on Saturday, March ...

Hometown Teams: Smithsonian exhibition travels to Goodland

March 16, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Tracy Quillin, Associate Director Kansas Humanities Council (785) 357-0359; tracy@kansashumanities.org Sami Philbrick, Director High Plains Museum (785) 890-4595; sami.philbrick@cityofgoodland.org Hometown Teams: Smithsonian exhibition travels to Goodland Goodland, Kan. – High Plains Museum in Goodland hosts the “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition March 21 ...

Return to the Classics to Discuss Selections from Darwin’s Writings

March 12, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2015 Kansas City, MO—At 7 p.m., Monday, March 30, Tom Ventresca, ’70, will lead a discussion of selected chapters from Charles Darwin’s The Voyage of the Beagle, On the Origin of the Species and The Descent of Man in Massman Hall, room 241. Darwin, a Norton Critical ...

“Flipping” Classes on World-Wide Digital Learning Day

March 12, 2015

Flipped Learning OPEN HOUSE at St. Teresa’s Academy WHEN: 7:15 - 10:45 am, Friday, March 13, 2015 WHAT: St. Teresa’s Academy is opening our doors and joining schools from 12 countries, 15 states, and 34 cities and towns throughout the nation for a Flipped Classroom Open House. Teachers in various grades and disciplines are opening their classroom doors to allow ...

First e2 Fellows graduate from education emPowers program at Heartland Foundation’s

March 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Christel Gollnick, regional relations 816.588.2730 (mobile) | christel.gollnick@heartlandfoundation.org Photos Available: If you are interested in publishing a photo including your local e2 Fellowship participants, please contact Christel Gollnick, listed above, to confirm location and time information. A list of participants by name is included at the end of this release. Local intergenerational participants graduate from Heartland ...

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Coming to Donnelly College

March 12, 2015

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Donnelly College faculty, staff and students will welcome best-selling author Sonia Nazario to campus on Monday, April 6, 2015. This year, all Donnelly freshmen read Nazario’s book, "Enrique’s Journey." This will be Donnelly’s inaugural event in its new Sister Jerome Keeler Lecture Series established in part by the National Endowment for Humanities. Nazario, a veteran of ...

Delta Dental’s Land Of Smiles Characters Motivate 755 Kansas City, MO Students to Adopt Healthy Oral and Overall Habits

March 12, 2015

Tooth decay is the leading chronic infectious disease among children in our nation. It causes pain and can interfere with a child’s ability to eat, speak, smile and concentrate, and has the potential to affect one’s systemic health. To help combat this issue, Delta Dental of Missouri is educating and inspiring children to adopt healthy life habits through its upbeat ...

CONTINUING EDUCATIONTHE ROAD TO SUCCESS FOR TRANSLATORS & INTERPRETERS

March 11, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri – Translators and interpreters provide vital services in the Midwest and throughout the world, helping to break down language barriers and promoting cross-cultural understanding. While translators convert written texts from one language to another, interpreters can be found in courtrooms, hospitals and business settings using their voices to forge verbal communication. Demand for interpreting and translation services ...

Celebrate Arbor Day during Nature Explorers home school program on April 2

March 11, 2015

Arbor Day and trees are the topics of an intergenerational nature program designed to supplement and support home school efforts being offered in early April at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. The program is called Nature Explorers is for youth ages six to 12 with a parent. This program lets participants explore ...

Park University’s Women’s History Month Lecture to Focus on Women in the Military

March 11, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—March 11, 2015 — In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Department of History at Park University will host a guest lecturer on the topic of “Women in the Military: Four Milestones,” on Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is free and open to the public. Janet ...

Park University Art and Design Students to Hold Juried Exhibition

March 10, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—March 10, 2015 — Park University art and design students will have selected works showcased in a juried exhibit in the Campanella Gallery on the University’s Parkville Campus from Wednesday, March 18, through Wednesday, April 15. A reception will be held on Thursday, March 19, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Larry Thomas, professor and chair of fine arts at ...

Leawood Lions Scsholarships for 2015

March 9, 2015

NEWS RELEASE - $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS We are pleased to announce the three winners of the Leawood Lions $1,000 Scholarships, which are based on community service, scholarship and leadership skills. These scholarships are awarded annually to high school seniors who are residents of Leawood, and Overland Park and will attend either a two, three or four year-accredited institution of higher ...


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