Royals trainer featured at Park University admissions event

Nick Kenney, head athletic trainer for the Kansas City Royals, will be a guest speaker at Park University’s upcoming Major Day highlighting Park’s athletic training program. The event is set for Friday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the University’s Parkville Campus.

Major Days showcase specific majors, giving students and their families a sneak peak at what it looks like to participate in that program. Guests are able to sit in on a class in that major, meet with faculty and/or program chairs, go on a tour of the campus and meet with an admissions counselor.

Kenney represented the American League on July 10 in this year’s All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. He is the fourth Royals athletic trainer to be named an All-Star. Kenney also was voted Major League Baseball’s Top Athletic Trainer in 2011.

A Major Day, highlighting social work and fine arts, is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7. In addition, other upcoming admissions events include: •Saturday Campus Tours — Nov. 17, Dec. 8 Students are invited to spend an hour on a campus tour led by a student tour guide. They’ll enjoy a stroll through the historic campus and learn more about what Park offers. Tours begin on the hour from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. •Transfer and Military Student Day — Saturday, Dec. 1 This event is intended to highlight programs and services designed specifically for transfer students and active duty/veteran military students. Students and their families will go on a tour of the campus, meet members of the faculty, attend presentations on financial aid and scholarships, and enjoy a complimentary lunch.

To RSVP for these events, visit For more information about admissions events or to schedule a personal visit, contact the Office of Admissions at or (816) 584-6213.

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