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April 12, 2017
Students Listening to Leadership and Ethics Day
Every day, students in Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management learn from a nationally recognized faculty about the issues that face business owners and organizational leaders. But on Tuesday, students also got a chance to talk directly from those same leaders about the particular...Read More
April 8, 2017
When Rockhurst University’s Voices for Justice student group announced their annual Social Justice Week activities, they also announced how those activities would benefit students halfway around the globe. Throughout the week of events like Karaoke for a Cause and the Fair Trade Fashion Show, the...Read More
April 6, 2017
Emma Priesendorf on top of Liberty Memorial
April 4, 2017, marks a century since the United States entered World War I — an anniversary inspiring solemn recognition, historical reevaluation and opportunities for education. Kansas City will be the center of the celebration as the National World War I Museum and Memorial hosts the national...Read More
April 5, 2017
Sly James speaks after receiving the Rashford-Lyon Award
Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Sly James, ’80, admitted the uniqueness of the occasion on Tuesday. “This is a rarity,” he said. “I’m a little bit speechless.” James had just become the latest recipient of the Rashford-Lyon Award for Leadership and Ethics from his alma mater during the fifth Rockhurst...Read More
April 4, 2017
Scott Kelly Speaks at the Rockhurst University Leadership Series
A man who set a record spending nearly a year in orbit above the earth told an audience of nearly a thousand at Tuesday’s Rockhurst University Leadership Series luncheon that even getting off the ground once seemed like little more than a dream. Kelly, whose keynote presentation “The Sky is Not the...Read More
March 31, 2017
Student demonstrates a science project with a younger counterpart
With more than 100 projects boasting everything from rockets to robots, Friday’s KC STEM Fest presented the best of some of Kansas City's young scientists, innovators and tinkerers. The afternoon of student-generated projects showcased the work of the Frontier School of Innovation in Kansas City,...Read More
March 28, 2017
Teaching supplies
When it comes to preparing for careers, students in the Rockhurst University education department are among the top of the class in the state. That’s based on new data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Earlier this month, DESE released to the public for the first...Read More
March 18, 2017
Johnmary Kirangwa
Starting Saturday, Rockhurst University student group Voices for Justice will host a week of activities in celebration of its Social Justice Week. Through service projects, speakers and events like Karaoke for a Cause and the fair trade fashion show, the group hopes to educate peers on a number of...Read More
March 15, 2017
Jennifer Friend
Rockhurst University has named Jennifer Friend, Ph.D., dean of the College of Health and Human Services effective July 3. Friend is currently the associate dean in the School of Graduate Studies and director of the Preparing Future Faculty program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. “I am...Read More
March 14, 2017
Conway Hall exterior
Several programs in Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management earned recognition among their peers in U.S. News and World Report ’s 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings released Tuesday. The school’s management MBA was ranked No. 16 in the nation for the second year in a row, sharing that...Read More

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