KCU News

Students Jump Into Community Service With WE CARE DAY

Jul 19, 2019
Kansas City University students, faculty and staff set out across the Kansas City and Joplin communities volunteering in KCU’s annual tradition of WE...

KCU-Joplin Receives $50,000 Grant to Support Outreach to Children

Jun 27, 2019

With the support of the Philanthropic Society’s grant, KCU will expand Score 1 to serve all 11 of the elementary schools in the Joplin School District during the next school year.

Class of 2019 Achieves 100% Match

Jun 20, 2019
The final numbers for medical school residency are in, and the Kansas City University (KCU) 2019 graduating class of osteopathic physicians has achieved a 100...

KCU’s Global Health Program Continues a Legacy of Service

Jun 11, 2019
Last semester, a team of more than 40 third- and fourth-year KCU osteopathic medical students traveled to Guatemala to provide health care and education to...

KCU Earns Exceptional Outcome Designation

Jun 7, 2019

The American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) awarded KCU 10-year accreditation status until 2029.

KCU Announces Plans for a College of Dental Medicine in Joplin, Mo.

Jun 4, 2019

Plans underway for a program designed to meet the significant oral health need.

KCU-Joplin Students Create Anatomy Education Videos

May 22, 2019
While preparing for his anatomy practical exam, KCU-Joplin second-year osteopathic medical student, Parker Adams, searched online for videos and resources to...

Psychology Students Share Thoughts on Mental Health Awareness Month

May 21, 2019
May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month across the U.S. To shine light on the importance of mental health, six students from the Doctorate of...

KCU-Joplin Student Doctors Test Their Skills in the Wilderness

May 20, 2019
In March and April, the KCU-Joplin MedCorps and Emergency Medicine Club hosted a series of events about practicing medicine in the wilderness. The series began...

Kansas City University Celebrates Class of 2019

May 15, 2019
Kansas City University (KCU) held the Commencement Ceremony for 362 osteopathic physicians and scientists on Saturday, May11, 2019, at Kansas City’s...

Kansas City Mayor Sly James on Equity and Inclusion

Apr 17, 2019
Kansas City Mayor Sly James received a standing ovation from KCU students, faculty and staff after a recent conversation around his initiative of racial equity...

KCU Alum Saves Man's Life From Frightening Deluge

Apr 10, 2019
“I remember thinking, it’s not this guy’s day to die,” said Russell Bowman, a KCU alum from the class of 1989,  as he was briefed...