Robbie Holmquist Finalist for 2015 KCPL Community MVP

Nov. 25, 2015

Robbie Holmquist, freshman at Rockburst University, was named one of 10 finalists for the 2015 KCPL Community MVP program, which recognizes youth in the KCPL's service area who have gone above and beyond to serve their community. The youth who garners the most online votes before 11:59 p.m. on December 3rd will be named the MVP. Votes may be cast ...

Tired of Black Friday? Consider Pack Friday

Nov. 24, 2015

Youthfront: Something to Eat Contact: Amber Booth Phone: (o) 913­262­3900 (c) 605­951­3362 Email: Tired of Black Friday? Consider Pack Friday SHAWNEE MISSION, KAN. (Nov. 2015) Looking for an alternative to the consumerism of Black Friday? This year, instead of spending Black Friday shopping, hundreds of young people and their families will join together at the Youthfront Something to Eat ...

Puppet’s for the Planet Festival; GO GREEN FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

Nov. 24, 2015

It’s a Puppet’s for the Planet Festival StoneLion Puppet Theatre and Kansas City Parks and Recreation are teaming up to: GO GREEN FOR THE HOLIDAYS! Join us at Westport Roanoke Community Center as StoneLion Puppet Theatre and Kansas City Parks and recreation combine The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund with community art. This interactive day of fun celebrates the holidays with ...

William Jewell announces holiday event plans

Nov. 23, 2015

William Jewell College is announcing its plans for holiday festivities, inviting all alumni, faculty, staff, friends and community members. All events except the Audra McDonald performance and the Liberty Symphony Orchestra concert are free and open to the public. Jewell’s holiday calendar includes the following events: Hanging of the Green, 10:15 a.m., December 2 John Gano Memorial Chapel, William Jewell ...

Open Options Announces Disaffiliation from United Cerebral Palsy

Nov. 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrea Adams, Director of Development, 816-983-2204, Open Options Announces Disaffiliation from United Cerebral Palsy KANSAS CITY, MO - Effective December 17, 2015, Open Options UCP will be known simply as Open Options. The updated name signifies a disaffiliation from the national United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) organization. Vincent Bustamante, President and CEO ...

IDEA Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Nov. 20, 2015

Manhattan, KS, November 20, 2015 – IDEA has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on December 1, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and ...

Park University International Center for Music Faculty and Students to Perform Concert

Nov. 19, 2015

The second concert in the Park University International Center for Music’s 2015-16 concert series season will feature a performance by the ICM’s award-winning faculty and gifted student artists. The concert, billed as a “Side-by-Side” event, will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. The concert will include a ...

Heartland Chevrolet partners with Liberty North High School Performing Art Theater

Nov. 17, 2015

Heartland Chevrolet Announces Partnership With Liberty North High School Performing Arts Theater (KANSAS CITY, MO 2015) The Liberty School District Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce a partnership with Heartland Chevrolet. Heartland Chevrolet, the official Title Sponsor, has pledged a two-year donation of $10,000 to the Liberty North High School Performing Arts Theater and the Fine Arts Department of ...

Young Chefs Academy Opens in Lenexa

Nov. 13, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Young Chefs Academy is providing a warm, welcoming outlet in the Kansas City area for children to build their passions and interests in cooking. Arriving amid fervent community excitement, Young Chefs Academy will make its historic Kansas opening in November at 10082 Woodland St. in Lenexa. Franchise owner Julia Krumme and her fully trained educational culinary ...

William Jewell College named Apple Distinguished School

Nov. 12, 2015

William Jewell College has been named an Apple Distinguished School for 2015-2017, recognizing Jewell for its access to integrated technology and engaged learning. The Apple Distinguished School designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership and educational excellence, and demonstrate a clear vision of exemplary learning environments. “We are excited to provide students a technologically sophisticated learning ...

Acclaimed clarinetist to perform at Baker University Jazz Festival

Nov. 12, 2015

Nov. 12, 2015 Contact: J.D. Parr, Baker University professor of music, 785.594.4507 or; Alex Skov, Baker University Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, 785.594.7878 or Baker Jazz Festival to feature world-renowned jazz clarinetist, 400 students BALDWIN CITY, KAN. — The Baker University Department of Music and Theater will kick off its 18th Annual Jazz Festival with a concert ...

Campus Carry

Nov. 11, 2015

Press Release from the KSRA: Kathleen Wade J.D., President Contact Person: Kathleen Wade J.D., President Work Phone: (913) 608-1910 Email: Website: RE: Campus carry and policies related to the buildings on state college and university campuses. The Kansas State Rifle Association officially: -fully and completely supports and fights for the fundamental and Constitutionally protected right of all law ...

Community Partnerships for Veterans: Clinton School Student Gets Down to Business

Nov. 10, 2015

Katt Slee 816-206-2488 NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Not your father’s VA model is one way of describing the VA project Clinton School student Katt Slee is working on. The VA/Clergy Partnership for Rural Veterans, or VCP, can also be described as the new way you can support veterans. The VCP creates community action boards for veterans in rural communities. ...

TODAY: Public Library 50th Birthday Parties

Nov. 10, 2015

MEDIA ALERT Mid-Continent Public Library is celebrating its 50th Anniversary on Tuesday, November 10 with birthday celebrations, a FREE children’s book giveaway, author visits, special performances, prizes, and ceremonies including visits from local dignitaries, the Library Director Steve Potter, MCPL’s new mascot Marty the Martian, and the announcement of a new literacy program. Grow A Reader Book Signings: Author Bridget ...

“Military Divorce School” Seminar to Provide Crash Course in Divorce 101; Free Webinar Presented by Nation’s Largest Men’s Divorce Law Firm

Nov. 9, 2015

Military Divorce School, a complimentary webinar presented on Wednesday, December 9 by the domestic litigation firm Cordell & Cordell, will provide a crash course in Divorce 101. Military families face unique challenges during the divorce process. What are the rules about where to file for divorce? How is child support calculated? How are military retirement benefits divided? These topics and ...

Park University Selected Top “Best for Vets” Private School in the Country

Nov. 9, 2015

Park University has been selected as the No. 1 “Best for Vets” private college/university in the country, as announced today (Nov. 9, 2015) by Military Times in its “Best for Vets: Colleges 2016” rankings. The ranking is a reflection of the services and support the University provides to active duty military, veterans and their families. Military Times, an independent source ...

Interior Architecture And Product Design At K-State Ranked At The Top

Nov. 9, 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015 INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE AND PRODUCT DESIGN AT K-STATE RANKED AT THE TOP MANHATTAN – Kansas State University’s Interior Architecture & Product Design (IAPD) is ranked one of the top graduate programs in the country. For more than 15 years “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” from DesignIntelligence has been the definitive school ranking in architecture, landscape architecture, ...

Show Me KC Schools Hosts High School Fair with 16 Local Schools

Nov. 7, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Tricia Johnson, (816) 550-4298 Email: Website: Show Me KC Schools Hosts High School Fair with 16 Local Schools (Kansas City, MO – November 7, 2015) — Show Me KC Schools, a nonprofit that helps families find the right school for their children, is hosting a Family-to-Family High School Fair at UMKC ...

Liberty North HS Teacher Receives State Science Teaching Award

Nov. 7, 2015

FABIAN GOMEZ GONZALEZ HONORED WITH 2015 STOM BEGINNING HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER RECOGNITION OF EXCELLENCE AWARD LIBERTY, MO – Liberty North High School science teacher Fabian Gomez Gonzalez was recently named by Science Teachers of Missouri (STOM) as the recipient for the 2015 STOM Beginning High School Science Teacher Recognition of Excellence Award. To be eligible, recipients must have been ...

History Professor presents lecture on ‘Kansas City’s Crusader’

Nov. 6, 2015

Dr. Thomas Howell, William Jewell College professor of history, will deliver the Carl F. Willard Distinguished Teacher Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Yates-Gill College Union (room 221) on the William Jewell College campus in Liberty, Mo. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Howell’s topic is “Kansas City's Crusader.” From the archives of ...

Park University Designated Military Friendly Institution for Seventh Straight Year

Nov. 5, 2015

For the seventh consecutive year, Park University has been honored by Victory Media as a 2016 Military Friendly School. The military friendly designation by Victory Media, which publishes G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse magazines, provides service members and their families with transparent, data-driving ratings about post-military education and career opportunities. The honor is awarded to the top colleges, ...

New nonprofit think tank identifies source of all social economic dysfunctions

Nov. 5, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (11-5-2015) Marco D’Anna True Freedom Technologies Phone 816-861-1103 New nonprofit think tank identifies source of all social economic dysfunctions Kansas City, Missouri: A new non-profit think tank “True Freedom Technologies” (TFT) has identified the root cause of our preventable suffering and death throughout the evolutionary development of our species. Once the root cause was analyzed and ...

MNU Assistant Professor to Speak at Association of Teacher Educators Annual Meeting as an Emerging Scholar

Nov. 3, 2015

(Olathe, Kan. – Nov. 03, 2015) – MidAmerica Nazarene University proudly announces that Dr. Jill Gonzalez-Bravo, assistant professor and director of clinical and field-based experiences, has been selected to speak at the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) annual meeting as an Emerging Scholar. The meeting will take place Feb. 13-16 in Chicago. “We are pleased to congratulate Dr. Gonzalez-Bravo on ...

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