KCU News

KCU students serve the community through WE CARE Day

Nov 7, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) held its first WE CARE Day more than 20 years ago. The annual day of community service provides an opportunity for KCU faculty and...

KCU trustee Chief Glenna Wallace honored at Pink Ribbon Gala

Nov 1, 2021
Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (BCFO) recently honored Chief Glenna Wallace during their 9th Annual Pink Ribbon Gala, a fundraiser to provide help and...

KCU-Joplin houses Silent Witness exhibit

Oct 29, 2021
KCU-Joplin recently teamed up with Lafayette House and displayed their Silent Witness Exhibit to increase awareness for the tragedies of domestic violence...

W. Joshua Cox, DO, named KCU Executive Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vice Provost for Medical Affairs

Oct 25, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) has appointed W. Joshua Cox, DO, FACOFP, to the position of executive dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and vice...

KCU and OneSight partner once again to provide free glasses to Kansas City children

Oct 22, 2021
After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, KCU Score 1 for Health and OneSight continued their long-time partnership and annual clinic to provide...

Dr. Williams distinguishes importance of Primary Care

Oct 11, 2021
Dr. Bruce Williams practiced family medicine for 31 years prior to teaching at KCU-Kansas City. He is now associate dean of Clinical Education and faculty...

KCU Joins Black Health Care Coalition in Vaccination Efforts

Sep 21, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage our country, low vaccination rates, particularly within communities of color, have resulted in a dramatic influx...

‘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...