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Portrait of Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Sly James
February 22, 2017
Rockhurst University will award Kansas City Mayor Sly James with its Rashford-Lyon Award for Leadership and Ethics as part of the annual Rockhurst University Leadership Series luncheon, featuring astronaut Scott Kelly, at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, in the Marriott Kansas City, Muehlebach Tower, 1213 Wyandotte St. in Kansas City, Missouri. James, a 1980 graduate of Rockhurst University, has served as mayor of Kansas...

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Service Photo
February 16, 2017
For college students, the classroom experience is a big part of preparing for success after graduation. But there’s a lot more to a fulfilling life...
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February 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
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The best way to get a feel for life at Rockhurst is to participate in Ride to the Rock - an ovenight visit that allows...
Jericho Brown
March 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Jericho Brown has won a Whiting Award and fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and others. His book Please won the...

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