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SBU releases Fall 2016 honor roll list

March 23, 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: Kansas City MO Burgess Morgan Trustees' List To be listed ...

Penwell-Gabel to host renowned author and grief counselor for free community workshops

March 22, 2017

Author, psychologist and grief counselor Dr. Alan Wolfelt will give two free workshops on April 11-12. For the past 10 years, Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home has partnered with Dr. Wolfelt to offer free grief support. Wolfelt is the founder and director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition in Fort Collins, Colorado and faculty member of the University of Colorado ...

Raymore student awarded art scholarship

March 21, 2017

Southwest Baptist University News Release Contact: Charlotte Marsch, Director of Marketing and Communications (417) 328-1803 / cmarsch@sbuniv.edu RAYMORE STUDENT AWARDED ART SCHOLARSHIP BOLIVAR, Mo. — Alyssa May, a sophomore from Raymore, was one of eight art students awarded a scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year based on works she produced for Southwest Baptist University’s recent scholarship show held in the ...

Park University Co-Hosting Negro Leagues Literature Event

March 20, 2017

Park University has teamed with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to host a “Baseball Book Notes Book Festival” on Saturday, April 1, at the NLBM, 1616 E. 18th Street in Kansas City, Mo. Entry to the event is included with paid admission to the Museum or free for NLBM members with membership card. The Festival is part of Park’s Year ...

Boys & Girls Club to Host Summer Employment Job Fair

March 20, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2017 For Interviews or More Information: Sharon Cleaver, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Phone: 816-462-0136 Email Address:scleaver@helpKCkids.org / Web site: www.helpKCkids.org Boys & Girls Club to Host Summer Employment Job Fair HAVE FUN…TEACH AT THE CLUBS! KANSAS CITY, Mo - The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City is seeking qualified ...

Local Students Earn State Undergraduate Research Fellowships

March 17, 2017

Arkansas funded program is designed to encourage original research by undergraduate students at state colleges and universities. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Grady Dunlap, of Mt. Juliet, an honors biomedical engineering major in the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas, recently received a State Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. He will use funding from ...

A Fun Evening of Art, Food and Music to Benefit Cottey College

March 16, 2017

Kansas City, MO – March 15, 2017 – Affinity Enterprise Group will hold the first annual Art Auction Benefiting Cottey College on Thursday, May 4 from 5:30 – 8:30pm at CBIZ on the Country Club Plaza, 700 W 47th Street, #1100. The silent and live auctions will include beautiful pieces by renowned Kansas City-based artists Mike Savage, Mark Mohr, and ...

Park University International Center for Music Concert to Feature National Symphony Orchestra Principal Hornist

March 16, 2017

Park University International Center for Music concerts typically feature performances by world renowned artists in the realms of piano and string instruments. But on Thursday, March 23, the ICM will host Abel Pereira, Ph.D., principal horn for the National Symphony Orchestra in a concert at the 1900 Building in Mission Woods, Kan., starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert ...

Entrepreneurship Week features workshops, luncheon

March 16, 2017

The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University will hold its second annual Entrepreneurship Week March 27-31, 2017. Sponsored by Don Tolly American Family Insurance Agency and Sumner, Carty, Hardy & Schwichtenberg, PC, Entrepreneurship Week is a series of workshops and events for local business professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs, college and high school students, ...

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. ...


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