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KCU Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Medical School in Joplin Missouri

Mar 30, 2016

Leaders from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) joined partners and friends from the Joplin community to break ground on its second College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri. The groundbreaking took place during a ceremony at Mercy Hospital Joplin’s former location, which was donated to serve as the campus of the new medical school.

Former KCU Trustee Terry Dunn, Peggy Dunn Named Nonprofit Connect’s 2016 “Volunteers of the Year”

Mar 14, 2016

Terry and Peggy Dunn named Nonprofit Connect's 2016 “Volunteers of the Year” for their far-reaching civic leadership and volunteerism. Mr. Dunn served on the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) Board of Trustees for two terms and was chairman from 2009 to 2013; he is currently the University’s Centennial Campaign Co-Chair. Mrs. Dunn has served as mayor of Leawood, Kan., since 1997 and continues to work to positively impact the Kansas City community, including serving on the…

KCU Kicks Off Centennial Year with Administrative Building Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Jan 12, 2016

KCU hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly renovated Administration Building on Jan. 12. The ribbon-cutting ceremony served as the kickoff event for KCU’s 2016 Centennial celebration.

KCU Academic Center Recognized by AIA for Design

Nov 2, 2015

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and Helix Architecture + Design received high praise by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for excellence in design of the University's renovated Academic Center.

KCU’s Safety and Emergency Management Office Recognized on Top 25 List by the National Campus Safety Summit

Oct 7, 2015

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) proudly announces that its Department of Safety and Emergency Management was recently recognized by the National Campus Safety Summit as one of the “Top 25 University Departments.” This list acknowledges the efforts of the department to make a difference in campus safety at KCU.

AOF Names Craig Dietz, DO, Physician of the Year

Sep 4, 2015

The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) has named Craig Dietz, DO, clinical adjunct faculty as an associate professor of internal medicine for the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) and medical director for the Kansas City CARE Clinic, as its 2015 Physician of the Year. The award recognizes an osteopathic physician who achieves greatness through integrity, commitment to service and community involvement. “We congratulate Dr. Dietz on this prestigious award by the AOF,”…