Awards and Recognition

Missouri Medical Student Named AOF Student Director Board Member

Jan 22, 2020

Comfort Orebayo, second-year osteopathic medical student at Kansas City University-Joplin, serves a two-year term as Student Director within the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine's (AACOM) Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP).

KCU graduate wins award for work in medical informatics

Dec 16, 2019
Not all research scientists conduct their work wearing white coats in labs testing cells in a petri dish. A new wave of research is being conducted via...

KCU Named Great College To Work For Two Years In A Row

Oct 3, 2019
The results are based on a survey of 236 colleges and universities of the more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the country. Only 85 institutions,...

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.

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...

James Koelbl, DDS, Receives Highest Honor for Service to Dental Education

Mar 20, 2019

Photo courtesy of American Dental Education Association

KCU Recognized For Emphasis on Employee Health and Wellness

Oct 18, 2018
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences has once again been named a Platinum Healthy KC Workplace Wellness Certified Company by the Greater Kansas...

KCU Named A 2018 Great College to Work For by Chronicle of Higher Education

Jul 16, 2018
The Chronicle of Higher Education, a respected source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators, has named Kansas...