KC Tech Non-Profit Graduates its First Class, Former Chiefs Player Gives Remarks

Posted January 29, 2024 The education non-profit i.c.stars|Kansas City, which gives students from low-income backgrounds experience in the hi-tech sector, graduated its first class of 11 students with former Kansas City Chiefs player Will Shields addressing the class. i.c.stars|Kansas City… more

Gov. Mike Parson’s State Budget Proposal Calls More Higher Education Funding

Posted January 29, 2024 Universities and community colleges could receive a 3 percent boost in funding if the state legislature approves Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s state budget proposal. During Wednesday's annual State of the State Address to the Missouri General… more

Sister Berta Sailer, Co-Founder of Operation Breakthrough Passes Away at 87

Posted January 26, 2024 Sister Berta Sailer, a co-founder of Operation Breakthrough, passed away at the age of 87 Thursday. She was born Judith Felice on Dec. 10, 1936, in Chicago and was an only child. She was released by… more

Phase One Begins for WSU’s Wichita Biomedical Campus

Posted January 22, 2024 Wichita State University has unveiled renderings for its downtown biomedical campus, marking phase one of the collaborative project. The renderings depict an 8-story building of approximately 350,000 square feet. The center also features a 3-story pavilion,… more

KCU Plans New Center of Excellence, Addressing Community Health Inequities

Posted January 17, 2024 Kansas City University announced its latest plans to create a new Center for Population Health and Equity to address outside factors of the healthcare system that contribute to health inequities in the community. The center’s main… more

WSU Breaks Top 20 HERD List For R&D Funding In Engineering

Posted January 15, 2024 The National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development Survey (HERD) shows which American institutions conducted the nation's most industry-funded research and development. Based on the data, one Kansas institution is leading the charge. Released in… more

JCCC Appoints New Interim President

Posted January 5, 2024 Johnson County Community College announced its new interim president for the college following the former president's resignation in December. The JCCC Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Judy Korb, Ph.D., as interim president for this institution, beginning… more

JCCC President Andy Bowne Resigns After 3.5 Years

Posted December 18, 2023 Johnson County Community College president Andy Bowne announced he will be resigning effective Jan. 2, 2024. During the Board of Trustees meeting last week, Dr. Andy W. Bowne, EdD, announced his resignation as president. He became… more

Kansas City Architecture Firm Joins Mizzou Stadium Renovations

Posted December 18, 2023 The University of Missouri-Columbia announced Kansas City-based architecture firm DLR Group joined the Memorial Stadium improvement project, University of Missouri Athletic Department announced Friday. The partnership between the institution and DLR Group was announced during a… more

Mizzou Named Among ‘Best Colleges for Future Leaders’

Posted December 13, 2023 The University of Missouri-Columbia is among the top schools in the nation for future leaders, according to TIME Magazine. TIME’s list of “The Best Colleges for Future Leaders,” ranked Mizzou as the No. 34 and No.… more