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December 4, 2017
Students sitting on Kinerk Commons wall.
Last year, a new initiative launched aimed at increasing the number of college graduates in the Kansas City area. With the help of 17 different regional educational institutions and a number of community partners, the KC Scholars program provides three different options for college funding designed...Read More
November 29, 2017
Players Give Back for NCAA as They Prepare for Final Four Appearance
It wasn’t game day. It wasn’t even practice. But Rockhurst University senior soccer midfielder Salim Gumati was sweating. Gumati had just got done running drills with students from Longfellow Elementary School, located in the Kansas City neighborhood that is its namesake. On Wednesday, the Hawks...Read More
November 27, 2017
On Tuesday, Alumnus Gets a Spin on the Wheel of Fortune
It’s not hard to imagine Phil Bennett, ’11, ’15 MBA, on TV. Bennett has a passion for singing, an outgoing, affable personality and a fondness for bowties that seems meant for the stage. He’s already had a previous brush with national fame — he was invited to be part of ESPN’s ESPY Awards show in...Read More
November 14, 2017
Federal Depository Award Ceremony
It hasn’t always been so easy to view information. In March 1917, before the construction of the University's current library, Rockhurst University was named a partner in the Federal Depository Library Program, established by the Government Printing Office to provide free public and immediate...Read More
November 4, 2017
Active Minds Leaders
Since it started less than two years ago, Active Minds has built a presence on the Rockhurst University campus with programming and advocacy aimed at changing the culture and reducing the stigma that can exist around mental illness. Through word-of-mouth, approximately 50 students showed up for the...Read More
November 3, 2017
Bruce Ianni
If one is looking for an example of the impact data can have on organizational decision making, one need look no further back than this week. On Wednesday, the Houston Astros bested the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 World Series, marking the culmination of a yearslong rebuilding process powered...Read More
October 30, 2017
Team USA women's roller derby team in action
At Rockhurst University, Casey Honeywell, ’09, studied history. So it’s only fitting that she has now made some history of her own. In September, Team USA captured gold in the first-ever roller derby championship at the World Roller Games in Nanjing, China, the culmination of years of training and...Read More
October 27, 2017
What Were You Wearing Exhibit
“What Were You Wearing?” an exhibit opening in the Massman Gallery on Monday, Oct. 30, aims to combat a persistent myth that sexual violence is caused by what someone is wearing at the time of the assault. Throughout the week, “What Were You Wearing?” will be on display from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in...Read More
October 19, 2017
Caroline Kennedy
The Rockhurst University Leaders Council and CommunityAmerica Credit Union will present Caroline Kennedy, former United States Ambassador to Japan and New York Times best-selling author, as the featured guest of the 2018 Rockhurst University Leadership Series luncheon. The sixth luncheon in the...Read More
October 10, 2017
Students in a physical therapy lab
Rockhurst University’s leaders are committed to “Building a Home for All.” But they can’t do it alone. Starting Tuesday, Oct. 10, students, faculty, staff and contract employees at Rockhurst and students at Research College of Nursing are being asked to take a 15-30-minute survey online at www...Read More

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