Students

From friendship to marriage, two KCU grads look back on dating while in med school

By Felicia Vaught Feb 14, 2023

From long study hours to fast-paced clinicals, many medical students enter their higher education journey with an expectation of what is going to happen. However, sometimes Cupid has his own plans for unsuspecting individuals. 

KCU challenges PCOM: Tackling hunger during the Super Bowl

By Breton Silvis Feb 8, 2023

KCU President and CEO Marc B. Hahn, DO, has issued a big game challenge to Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine President and CEO Jay S. Feldstein, DO. Join the challenge by making a donation here. 

The roar of the crowd: A woman's journey from the NFL to medical school

By Felicia Vaught Feb 6, 2023

The sound of a roaring crowd in the football stadium faded into the background for former NFL cheerleader Hennelie Hawes when the call to help others through medicine became much louder. 

Together in Tenacity

By Haley Reardon Jan 17, 2023

For Hannah Newland, OMS III, and her daughter, Ady, life's challenges are simply stepping stones along their journey to a better tomorrow.

On mission in Kenya: Through the eyes of two students

By Elizabeth Alex Jan 13, 2023

"I tell them about this newfound love for the country of Kenya. I tell them how incredibly beautiful the country is, how vibrant and deeply rooted, the different cultures and communities are. I tell them how welcome I felt while there, and how beautiful the people were," said KCU-COM student doctor Chisom Okuagu.

KCU student wins top prize for stem cell research at regional symposium

By Haley Reardon Jan 9, 2023

Kennedy Davis, KCU College of Biosciences second-year student and research associate with Likarda®, claimed the Graduate Student Presentation Award at the regional BioNexus One Health Symposium that took place at The University of Kansas Edwards Campus.

Ready to Rumble

By Elizabeth Alex Jan 4, 2023

What does playing the snare drum at a Kansas City Chiefs football game have to do with becoming a doctor? Everything according to Student Doctor D’Angeleau Newsome.

KCU medical mission returns to Kenya for global health outreach

By Elizabeth Alex Dec 16, 2022

It has been a long wait for KCU students and faculty who have a passion for service learning in Africa. In November of 2022, they finally got the opportunity to return to Kenya for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

In the eye of the storm

By Haley Reardon Nov 9, 2022

Utah native and third-year osteopathic medical student doctor Winston Sorhaitz and his family relocated to Fort Myers, Florida, in the summer of 2022 for his clinical clerkship rotations. Little did they know they would find themselves in the eye of Hurricane Ian, a catastrophic Category 4 storm that killed more than 100 people and left a path of destruction in its wake.

AACOM announces 2022 Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship recipients

Oct 24, 2022

Kansas City University COM 2026 student, Alexis Marquez, will receive the 2022 Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship. 

Family legacy continues at KCU

By Kris Nichols Oct 14, 2022

In 1952 Norbert Conrad graduated from the Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery as a doctor of osteopathic medicine. Fast forward 70 years, his alma mater, now known as Kansas City University (KCU), has a very different learning environment, yet the same values remain.

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.