Education

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to host Wyandotte County Heritage Festival

March 15, 2017

625 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas 66101 www.kckpl.org News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/15/17 Contact: Anne Lacey, Kansas Room Librarian 913-295-8250 ext. 1108 alacey@kckpl.org Beth Edson Youth Services Supervisor 913-295-8250 ext. 5107 eedson@kckpl.org Kansas City, Kansas Public Library to host Wyandotte County Heritage Festival KANSAS CITY, Kan. –Kansas City, Kansas Public Library is hosting their first Wyandotte County Heritage Festival ...

Avila Viscom Students Grab Top Honors at International AVA Awards

March 8, 2017

(March 6, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO AVA Digital Awards recently announced winners for the 2017 international awards competition. There were 2,500 entries from throughout the United States, Canada, and 16 other countries. Senior Brianna Peralta was honored with a gold award for her fast-draw animated Public Service Announcement addressing the horrors of college students over posting on social media entitled ...

Bethany College honors alumni

March 8, 2017

LINDSBORG, KAN., March 7, 2017 – Bethany College will honor seven of its alumni at the Spring Alumni Awards Luncheon during Palm Sunday weekend. The awards recognize outstanding achievement and service to society by Bethany graduates. This year’s awards include: Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award – Carl Quarnstrom ’50 and Betty (Hedlund) Quarnstrom ’50 of Topeka; Distinguished Graduate Award (posthumously) – ...

Mitchell Technical Institute Releases Fall 2016 President’s List

March 7, 2017

A total of 372 students at Mitchell Technical Institute, Mitchell, SD, have been placed on the Fall Semester 2016 President's List, according to MTI President Mark Wilson. Students must earn a term GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and complete at least 12 hours of academic work during the semester. Included on the Fall 2016 President’s List ...

Park University’s Johnson Lecture Series Event to Discuss Earthquakes in the Central U.S.

March 7, 2017

A timely discussion related to the escalating number of earthquakes in the central U.S. will be the focus of Park University’s Johnson Family Lecture Series in Science on Tuesday, March 28. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater within Alumni Hall on the University’s Parkville Campus. The lecture is free and open to ...

Veterans and Civilians to Build Community Through Great Literature

March 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 6 March, 2017 email: max@thetellingproject.org cell: 541-556-4368 [Kansas City, MO] – A new program is providing opportunities for veterans and allied civilians to build community together through in depth discussion of Great Literature. PLANTING THE OAR is an initiative of The Telling Project – a non-partisan, non-profit theatre organization that has staged veterans and military families ...

Park University Women’s History Month Lecture to Feature Discussion on Origin of Daughters of the American Revolution

March 6, 2017

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Department of History and Political Science at Park University will host a guest historian for a discussion on “Daughter of the U.S.-Mexican War: The Origins of the Daughters of the American Revolution in the 1848 Invasion of Mexico.” The event will be held Monday, March 27, starting at 7 p.m. in McCoy Meetin’ ...

LITERACY KC 23RD ANNUAL SPELLING BEE

March 5, 2017

Literacy KC's 23rd annual Spelling Bee is just around the bend! Here's how the Bee works... Individuals and corporations sponsor a three-member team. Each team gets one chance per round to spell a word correctly. ... but that's not all! You don't have to have a team to have fun! Bring your friends to enjoy a night of fun spelling ...

How To Get Out Of An Uninhabitable Apartment

March 3, 2017

This title is live on Amazon. It is about the Quail Creek apartments of Kansas City, KS, managed by the Trinity Housing group of Arkansas. The 7166 building lower level units are uninhabitable because sewage water from the man hole penetrates the entire apartment about every other month. This is a rip-off. The management knowingly endanger families, especially children's health ...

Promising Educator Named 2017 EJE

March 3, 2017

The Missouri Interscholastic Press Association announces Jessica Cordonier of Liberty High School, Liberty, Mo., as its first-ever Emerging Journalism Educator. In 2017, MIPA launched a new award to recognize promising new journalism educators. These “rising stars” show a commitment to journalism education, improving the media programs at their school and empowering their scholastic journalism students. In her nomination, the student ...

12 year old Independence boy named Youth Ambassador for the Tourette Association of America

March 3, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Local 12 year old heading to Washington D.C. to speak with members of Congress Independence, MO – March 4, 2017 12 year old Pierson Phillips of Independence, MO has been named as a Youth Ambassador for the Tourette Association of America. He will be leaving for Washington D.C. this week, along with 17 other Youth Ambassadors from ...

SBU releases Fall 2016 honor roll list

March 3, 2017

Southwest Baptist University News Release Contact: Charlotte Marsch, Director of Marketing and Communications (417) 328-1803 / cmarsch@sbuniv.edu SBU releases Fall 2016 honor roll list BOLIVAR, Mo. — Southwest Baptist University has released its Fall 2016 honor roll lists. Students who are on the honor roll list from your area include: Clay Gladstone MO Chandler Kelsea President's List Clay Kansas City ...

Valerie Bashaw Art Exhibit Set for Park University’s Campanella Gallery

March 3, 2017

The Campanella Gallery at Park University will host an art exhibit featuring the works of Valerie Bashaw, Monday, March 20, through Thursday, April 27. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, March 24, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Gallery. The exhibit will feature select pieces of Bashaw’s fiber and mixed media art she terms as “shibui,” ...

The “Sport Exchange Summit, Powered By Drug Free Sport” Announces 2018 Dates, Location and Call For Speakers

March 2, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gene Willis, Director of Marketing. gwillis@drugfreesport.com; 816.285.1423 The “Sport Exchange Summit, Powered By Drug Free Sport” Announces 2018 Dates, Location and Call For Speakers Biennial event focuses on “the team behind the team” in pro, collegiate, amateur and high school athletics. KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 2, 2017) – In July 2016, a new professional education conference ...

University-wide Tuition Reduction at Calvary University

March 1, 2017

One of the highlights of President Dr. Cone’s inaugural address last year was a commitment he made to students that they would see a decrease in tuition costs from the Fall 2016 rates during the 2017-2018 academic year. True to his word, Calvary University has announced an across-the-board tuition reduction, with the new rates going into effect for Fall 2017. ...

Park University Receives Seven-Figure Gift for New School of Business Building

Feb. 28, 2017

Park University announces that the Robert W. Plaster Foundation of Lebanon, Mo., has made a substantial seven-figure gift toward a new building to house the University’s School of Business. When the approximate 20,500-square-foot project is completed, the building will be known as the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center. Along with the School of Business, the Plaster Center will also ...

Park University Hosting Spring Career Fair on March 29

Feb. 27, 2017

Park University’s Career Development Center will host its Spring 2017 Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Breckon Sports Center on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is open to the public, especially recent college graduates and individuals looking for entry-level positions. The University is seeking a variety of companies, nonprofit organizations ...

Student Recognized for Outstanding Achievement

Feb. 24, 2017

Arlington, Va., February 24, 2017 – Luqman Swinney has been recognized with a national 2017 Yes I Can Award Nomination by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) as part of its annual convention on April 21 in Boston. The Yes I Can Awards program recognizes the accomplishments of 12 students with exceptionalities in six categories: academics, arts, school and community ...

Faith-Based K-12 Education and College Expo

Feb. 24, 2017

19th Annual Event Brings 2,500 People Together March 4 The Midwest’s only Education and College Expo devoted to both private faith-based universities and the K-12 level will be held Sat., March 4, 10 P.M. 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 joined by ...

National Architecture Firms Take Day Off to Volunteer - Kansas City & 8 other offices

Feb. 24, 2017

According to Cone Research, 79 percent of people work for a socially responsible company and 79 percent of employees think it’s important that their companies match their charitable giving. A company’s social and environmental commitments are key drivers in recruitment, retention and loyalty for today’s workforce. National architecture firm, TreanorHL, recently created a new day of giving called Love Connects. ...

Leawood Swim School Hosting Local Hiring Day March 4

Feb. 23, 2017

GRAPEVINE, Tx -- Emler Swim School is conducting three company-wide hiring days on March 4, 8 and 15 with the goal of interviewing qualified candidates to fill multiple management positions and approximately 100 part-time swim teacher roles. The company is hiring to support growth, both at current schools and in new locations. SATURDAY, MARCH 4 12:30 to 2:30 P.M near ...

RRT & SPA March meeting

Feb. 22, 2017

RRT & SPA March Event The RRT & SPA meeting will be held Monday, March 6, at 12:30 p.m., at the Raytown Wellness Center located at 10301 E. 350 Highway. Our guest speaker will be Barbara Self, past MSTA president. Lunch will be served. The menu includes fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beens, salad, roll and butter, brownies, coffee, tea, ...

Wilson Promoted to Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations and Compliance at Park University

Feb. 22, 2017

Park University has announced the promotion of Steve Wilson to the position of associate athletic director for media relations and compliance. Wilson began his new duties on Feb. 1. Wilson, in his 10th year leading communication efforts for the University’s Department of Athletics, leads an office that promotes student-athlete and departmental achievements, and coordinates fan experiences. He also oversees the ...

Reach Out and Read KC CelebratesThe National Education Association’s Read Across America Day

Feb. 22, 2017

Kansas City, KS, (February 21st, 2017) – National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day is on Thursday, March 2, 2017. In recognition, Reach Out and Read Kansas City (RORKC) has extended the celebration for a whole week from February 27 to March 3. All week, on-air personalities from local media outlets will participate by reading books by Dr. Seuss ...


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