KCU News

The Fountain of Good Life

Jun 16, 2022
In October 2021, Kansas City University (KCU) added an important piece of Kansas City history to its north campus with the installation of The Fountain of Good...

KCU teaches future health professionals to thrive rather than merely survive

Jun 12, 2022
In a world where health professionals struggle with mental exhaustion and burnout, this fall KCU will introduce a new program to help its students and future...

Learning by listening to lived experience

Jun 7, 2022
Redlining. Stigma. Systemic racism. How do these three terms relate to becoming a physician? For Benjamin Grin, MD, assistant professor of Primary Care,...

KCU College of Dental Medicine Application Portal Opens

May 31, 2022
With construction nearly 70 percent complete and initial accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), steady progress continues toward...

Inside KCU - May 2022

May 20, 2022

As we approach the summer months, Kansas City University wraps up the 2021-2022 academic year with celebration, gratitude and remembrances. Read about all of the activity!

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...