KCU News

KCU Awarded the 2022 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health

May 12, 2022

We are proud to announce that Kansas City University (KCU) has been awarded the 2022 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health by Mental Health America (MHA). The Bell Seal is a first-of-its-kind workplace mental health certification that recognizes employers who strive to create mentally healthy workplaces for their employees.

Inaugural Class of KCU Clinical Psychology Students Receive Doctoral Degrees

May 9, 2022
Kansas City University (KCU) celebrated its first 10 students to receive a doctorate of clinical psychology degree during Commencement Exercises May 7, 2022....

A Tribute to Philanthropist Harry Cornell

May 8, 2022
The leadership, faculty, staff, and students of Kansas City University were saddened to learn of the passing of Harry Cornell. Mr. Cornell has long been a...

Kansas City University Celebrates Commencement for Largest Class in History and Inaugural Class of Clinical Psychologists

May 6, 2022
(Kansas City, Mo. – May 8, 2022) Kansas City University (KCU), the 8th largest medical school in the nation, celebrated commencement ceremonies on its...

An Unlikely Path Brings KCU Graduate to a DO Degree

May 2, 2022
From barely completing high school, to commencement at Kansas City University, Joe Li’s journey to becoming a doctor is a lesson in resilience and...

KCU-Joplin College of Dental Medicine Receives $3 Million from Joplin Regional Medical School Alliance

Apr 28, 2022
(Joplin, Mo. – April 28, 2022) Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine (CDM) located in Joplin, Missouri, received a generous $3 million...

KCU Celebrates Match Day and Residency Placements Nationwide

Apr 15, 2022
(Kansas City, MO) - Fourth-year medical students from the Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) gathered in person and...

Inside KCU - April 2022

Apr 14, 2022

With the spring season upon us and returning from a restful spring break our campuses are abuzz. Over the last two weeks we held an open house for our Center for Medical Education Innovation, the construction of our College of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Center project has accelerated, the annual MO-KAN Osteopathic Conference was held on our campus for the first time, we hosted KC’s Nexus Informatics Conference, and we participated in a groundbreaking by the KC Parks Department for a redesigned intersection that will ultimately expand our campus westward.

KCU Faculty Member Provides Tips on Managing Stress for Stress Awareness Month

Apr 12, 2022
Jason Malousek, PsyD, KCU Assistant Director of Clinical Training & Assistant Professor of Health Service Psychology, wrote this piece in recognition of...

Bruce R. Williams, DO, FACOFP, Elected 2022–23 ACOFP President

Apr 11, 2022
(Kansas City, Mo.) - The American College of Osteopathic Physicians (ACOFP) Board of Governors recently announced Bruce Williams, DO, FACOFP, as the new...

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...

KCU Announces Endowed Professorship for Medical Simulation

Mar 23, 2022
Kansas City University (KCU) announced on March 25, 2022, the establishment of the J. Mike Stanton, DO, FAOCA Endowed Professorship in Medical Simulation, the...