KCU News

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...

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...

KCU’s HR Director Julie Deane Awarded the CUPA-HR Excellence Award, Midwest Region

Jun 22, 2021
Julie Deane, director of Human Resources, was awarded the Annual Excellence Award by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources...

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.

KCU PsyD Receives APA Accreditation

May 11, 2021

Kansas City University has taken an important step in reaching the goal of attaining full accreditation in its doctorate of clinical psychology program.

Celebrating KCU Faculty, Staff and Student Successes

Apr 29, 2021

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty, staff and students from the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) on their recent successes. We are proud of your hard work, dedication and professionalism in representing KCU so well on a national level.

Listening and Learning: KCU Faculty Conduct Listening Tours to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy

Apr 23, 2021

One of the most effective methods of increasing the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations may not come from telling patients about the benefits of the shot, but rather by listening to concerns of those who don't want to take it.

KCU Celebrates National Osteopathic Medicine Week

Apr 20, 2021

KCU celebrates National Osteopathic Medicine Week with a special message from Dr. Kevin Treffer, KCU-Kansas City associate professor and chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson to Deliver 2021 Commencement Address

Apr 12, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) is proud to announce that United States Army Lieutenant General Laura J. Richardson will serve as a keynote speaker for...

AOA President and KCU alum will speak at 2021 Commencement

Apr 10, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) is honored to welcome alumnus and current president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Thomas L. Ely, DO, as a keynote...