Diversity

KCU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct 9, 2022

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, KCU is honored to recognize the contributions and influence that Hispanic Americans have made to American society. Join us this week as KCU students share how their heritage has influenced their call to medicine and what it means to advocate for the Latinx community.

KCU Day of Giving Creates Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship

Apr 4, 2022
In the midst of a busy examination week on both the Kansas City and Joplin campuses, Kansas City University students, faculty, and staff paused for a moment...

‘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...

KCU-Joplin Med Student Shares Perspective During AAPI Heritage Month

May 25, 2021
Janet Han, KCU-Joplin third-year med student, has wanted to be a physician since middle school. She grew up in a tight-knit, working class Korean American...

Black History Month: Future Doctor Talks Motivation, Aspiration

Feb 27, 2020

Chanel Epps, first-year med student, discusses what motivates her in her pursuit of a doctorate of osteopathic medicine (DO) from Kansas City University.

The Ellen Show Recognizes Work Done by KCU Alum

Jan 31, 2018

Dr. Ron Holt was invited to the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" because of his activism in the LGBTQ community.

Civil Rights Leader and DO Shares Sage Advice at KCU

Nov 16, 2017

Civil rights leader and osteopathic surgeon Dr. William Anderson shares stories and sage advice with the next generation of physicians at KCU.

Bestselling Author of 'Black Man in a White Coat' Leaves Impression on KCU Students

Aug 18, 2017
“Why are you in my class?” That question posed by a Duke University medical school professor to Damon Tweedy, then a first-year medical student,...