KCU News

‘Pay it forward’: KCU osteopathic med student delivers aid to Afghan refugees

Sep 15, 2021
“Qatra qatra, darya maisha” means “drop by drop, a river is formed.” It is an Afghan proverb encouraging people to...

Kansas City University and Harris-Stowe State University Formalize Academic Partnership

Aug 31, 2021

Two Missouri institutions join efforts to increase the State’s pipeline for underrepresented minorities in medicine

KCU Names New Leader to Focus on Health and Wellness

Aug 27, 2021
Carlton Abner, DNP, has joined Kansas City University as associate provost of Campus Health and Wellness, with the goal of elevating and strengthening the...

Kansas City University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center Collaborate to Offer DO/MPH Dual Degree Opportunity

Aug 23, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU), in partnership with the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), is excited to announce a unique opportunity for our...

Kansas City University Receives CUPA-HR’s HR Innovation Award

Aug 17, 2021
Kansas City University’s Department of Human Resources recently received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources...

Dr. Rex Archer Joins KCU as Professor and Director of Population and Public Health

Aug 3, 2021
KCU is pleased to announce the appointment of Rex Archer, MD, MPH, as Professor and Director of Population and Public Health for Kansas City University College...

Dr. Erinne Kennedy Named Among 40 Under 40, America’s Best Young Dentists

Jul 18, 2021
(JOPLIN, Mo. – July 18, 2021) – Erinne Kennedy, DMD, MPH, MMSc, Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine Director of Predoctoral...

Message from the President: Welcome to the New Academic Year!

Jul 15, 2021
Dear KCU Community, Welcome to the new academic year! With orientation activities in full swing this week for our College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of...

KCU announces VP of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations

Jul 9, 2021
(Kansas City, Mo. – July 9, 2021) Kansas City University (KCU), has named Jennifer Ingraham as the university’s next vice president of Philanthropy...

A Call to Serve Others: KCU Student Shares EMT Experience

Jun 21, 2021
Inspired by his faith and his upbringing, a call to serving others has been a long-standing priority for Student Dr. Ryan Hoffman, (KCU-Joplin 2024). As a...

KCU-Joplin Med Student Shares Perspective During AAPI Heritage Month

May 25, 2021
Janet Han, KCU-Joplin third-year med student, has wanted to be a physician since middle school. She grew up in a tight-knit, working class Korean American...

KCU Breaks Ground on College of Dental Medicine on Anniversary of Joplin Tornado

May 21, 2021

Kansas City University (KCU), with a 105-year history of improving the well-being of the communities it serves, held a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new College of Dental Medicine on its campus in Joplin, Missouri.