Education


KC Corporations See Potential in Minority Entrepreneurs

Today is graduation day for 30 Kansas City-area participants in a program called Strategy and Business Development for Minority Business Entrepreneurs—a 2½ -day intensive education program for executives, brought to Kansas City by the Ivy League staff of Dartmouth College's  Tuck School… more

Students Give Midwest Colleges Great Grades

According to a new survey by The Princeton Review, the Midwest boasts 156 colleges students feel they have reason to brag about. That’s 156 out of a list of The Best 381 Colleges and more than 20 have a presence… more

KU scientists win grant to help infectious disease fight

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The rise of antibiotic-resistant diseases is frightening to contemplate, but a team of University of Kansas researchers has won an $11 million grant it hopes will help to find a solution.The five-year grant from the National Institutes of… more

2016 Icons of Education Luncheon

What makes an Icon of Education? Not longevity alone, though some of this year’s honorees have been at the practice since 1968. No, it’s more than that: It’s part passion, part call to serve, part intellectual curiosity and part executive… more

2016 Icons of Education

Masters of EducationBefore they enter a regional work force more than 1 million strong, young people from across the two-state region—indeed, from across America and around the world—make their way through the educational systems in Kansas and Missouri, from K-12… more

Education & The Workforce

From demographic changes to distance learning, regional universities are feeling the effects of sweeping change on a declining pool of eligible students. They are not, however, taking those changes lying down. It’s a projection that must inspire night sweats for… more

The Black Book | Executive Profile

Park University turns to a leader with a background in both business and distributed learning Park University’s new president comes to Kansas City after a five-year stint at Webster University in St. Louis, and before that, nine years at the… more

KCU Cuts Ribbon on New Administration Building, Centennial Celebration

Well more than 100 health-care educators and executives joined civic and business leaders from around Kansas City this morning, along with faculty staff and students, for the formal re-opening of the Administration Building at the Kansas City University of Medicine… more

Greg Gunderson to Lead Park U. as President

Park University has announced the selection of Greg Gunderson as the school’s 17th president, effective Jan. 15. He replaces Jeff Ehrlich, the interim president since July 1, when  David Fowler completed a one-year term. In a news release announcing the move, Michael Collins, chairman… more

JCCC Turns to Employers for Thoughts on Modifying Curriculum

Johnson County Community College, which has an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, announced today that it was preparing to launch a major upgrade of its career and technical education programs and facilities, and it's turning to the region's business leadership for… more