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Employees of CeeKay Supply in front of a dry ice truck

Alumnus, With Family Business, Play Part in COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

January 19, 2021
For many, the news in December of the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer was, understandably, cause for celebration. But it would mean a mobilization like the nation has not seen since World War II to get those doses to the American people. And that’s where people like Brad Dunn, ’08, and the family business in St. Louis where he is vice president, Cee Kay Supply, come in. Specializing in compressed gases such as oxygen and welding equipment, the 73-year-old company is also Missouri’s only manufacturer of solid carbon dioxide, or dry ice, which...
Campus during the day
January 11, 2021
Rockhurst University has announced the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above. The following students were named to the dean’s list: Lauryn Adams Macee Adams Nate Adamson Peyton Aerni Mara Akers Shereen Al-Saoudi Kassie Albers Xenia Alegria Martinez Alexandra Allen Michael Allen Jennifer Alonso Anthony Altobella...
Bell Tower
January 7, 2021
Rockhurst University Companions, January 6, 2021, was marked by the loss of life, the exposure of public servants to great harm, the destruction of property we considered “a temple of democracy,” and a rupture to principles we thought were cherished by all. Nonetheless, we can be consoled and encouraged with the psalmist who tells us that while the night might...
Actor, wearing a mask, looking out the window
December 21, 2020
Of all the activities that have been curtailed as a result of the pandemic, live performances have continued to prove among the most vexing for many arts organizations. Projecting one’s voice without a mask, through singing or as a stage...
Sedgwick Hall east exterior design renderings
December 17, 2020
After securing all but nearly $1 million of the expected $23 million cost, Rockhurst University will begin construction on the renovation of a campus cornerstone, Sedgwick Hall, into the future home of the Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences at...
Baseball player swings the bat
December 16, 2020
Rockhurst University will begin the search for a new athletics director after the first of the year, allowing the current AD, Gary Burns, to focus on his role as head baseball coach and to assist the university’s advancement division with...
Student studying with personal protective equipment on
December 14, 2020
The beginning of December brings more than one milestone this year — it marks the end of the fall semester, but it also means Rockhurst...
Bell tower inscription. Learning, leadership, and service in the Jesuit tradition
December 13, 2020
On Saturday, the Rockhurst University community celebrated those students who completed their coursework in December. It not only marked the return of an older tradition,...
Campus plant closeup
December 10, 2020
Rockhurst University is one of a few bucking the trend of many Missouri colleges and universities facing enrollment headwinds as a result of COVID-19 and...
Bell tower inscription. Learning, leadership, and service in the Jesuit tradition
November 19, 2020
Some Rockhurst University offices will amend their hours during the coming holiday season. The following hours will be observed. Rockhurst University University offices will be...