News Releases

KCU College of Dental Medicine receives HRSA Grant

Aug 10, 2022

Kansas City University has been awarded a second, notable grant within six months from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

Bill Patterson Joins KCU as Executive Director University Relations

Jul 8, 2022

Kansas City University has named Bill Patterson as the university’s executive director of university relations.

Kenneth Heiles, DO, Named Campus Dean for KCU-Joplin College of Osteopathic Medicine

Jul 8, 2022

Kansas City University announces the appointment of Kenneth Heiles, DO, as campus dean for the College of Osteopathic Medicine – Joplin.

Kansas City University One Step Closer to Impacting the Oral Health of the Region

Mar 1, 2022
(Joplin, Mo. – March 1, 2022) Kansas City University’s (KCU) College of Dental Medicine (CDM) located on their campus in Joplin, Missouri,...

Kansas City University awarded $1.6 million health workforce grant

Feb 4, 2022

Funding will support training that builds resiliency for health care professionals at the beginning of their careers.

New Data Reveals Med Schools’ True Impact on Primary Care Workforce

Dec 8, 2021

Kansas City University Ranks in Top 10 for Graduates Practicing in the Field

Kansas City University and Harris-Stowe State University Formalize Academic Partnership

Aug 31, 2021

Two Missouri institutions join efforts to increase the State’s pipeline for underrepresented minorities in medicine

Dr. Erinne Kennedy Named Among 40 Under 40, America’s Best Young Dentists

Jul 18, 2021
(JOPLIN, Mo. – July 18, 2021) – Erinne Kennedy, DMD, MPH, MMSc, Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine Director of Predoctoral...

KCU announces VP of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations

Jul 9, 2021
(Kansas City, Mo. – July 9, 2021) Kansas City University (KCU), has named Jennifer Ingraham as the university’s next vice president of Philanthropy...

KCU Breaks Ground on College of Dental Medicine on Anniversary of Joplin Tornado

May 21, 2021

Kansas City University (KCU), with a 105-year history of improving the well-being of the communities it serves, held a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new College of Dental Medicine on its campus in Joplin, Missouri.

Three-Star General Gives Inspirational Keynote at KCU Commencement Ceremony

May 7, 2021
(Kansas City, Mo. – May 8, 2021) Kansas City University (KCU), the 8th largest medical school in the nation hosted a history-making Lt. General and...

Preeminent Scientists from MRIGlobal join KCU as Faculty

Feb 15, 2021

(Kansas City, Mo.) In an extraordinary step demonstrating commitment to scientific excellence, Kansas City University (KCU) recently added three renowned microbiologists to its faculty roster.