Awards and Recognition

KCU’s HR Director Julie Deane Awarded the CUPA-HR Excellence Award, Midwest Region

Jun 22, 2021
Julie Deane, director of Human Resources, was awarded the Annual Excellence Award by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources...

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson to Deliver 2021 Commencement Address

Apr 12, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) is proud to announce that United States Army Lieutenant General Laura J. Richardson will serve as a keynote speaker for...

AOA President and KCU alum will speak at 2021 Commencement

Apr 10, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) is honored to welcome alumnus and current president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Thomas L. Ely, DO, as a keynote...

KCU Named as One of Kansas City’s Healthiest Employers

Mar 26, 2021
KCU was recently named as one of Kansas City’s 2021 Healthiest Employers honorees by the Kansas City Business Journal. As an honoree, KCU is recognized...

Esteemed Veterans in Medicine: KCU Military Professor Applauds Colleague Appointed as White House Physician

Mar 2, 2021

Maj. Gen. Philip Volpe, DO, is an osteopathic physician and celebrated U.S. Army veteran with more than 30 years of service. He also serves as an assistant professor of Primary Care at Kansas City University where he annually leads...

Congratulations to our Ingram's Icon and Hero

Mar 2, 2021
Congratulations to KCU’s own Dr. Robert White and Annette Campbell, MPA, RN on being recognized by Ingram’s in the 2021 Class of Heroes and Icons...

KCU Students Win Inaugural Bioethics Bowl

Jan 27, 2021

Osteopathic medical students enrolled in Kansas City University’s Masters in Bioethics dual-degree program debated bioethical issues in medicine and won first place in the inaugural Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Bioethics Bowl held virtually on January 24.

Congratulations to KCU’s Student DO of the Year Honorees

Dec 11, 2020
Congratulations to Student Doctor Parker Adams and Student Doctor Bryan Clements, who have been named as the Student DO of the Year for KCU’s Joplin and...

Kansas City University Recognized with Cigna Well-Being Award

Nov 10, 2020

Kansas City University (KCU) has been selected as a recipient of the annual Cigna Well-Being Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to improving the health and well-being of its employees through a workplace wellness program.

KCU Global Track students impact Kenyan community and win prestigious osteopathic research award

Oct 23, 2020

Kansas City University medical students who have an interest in oncology and a heart for the underserved earned a 1st place award in the Bureau of International Osteopathic Medicine (BIOM) 2020 Research Competition: Research Abstract Category for their work with women, children, and health care providers in Kenya on the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the virus that causes cervical cancer.

Sixty KCU Students Become Members of Gold Humanism Honor Society

Oct 16, 2020

Kansas City University (KCU) continued its commitment to fostering the human element of medicine by installing 60 new osteopathic medical students from the Class of 2021 into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

KCU professor's medical mission trips featured in The Saturday Evening Post

Sep 17, 2020
Dr. Gautam Desai, professor of Primary Care, focuses on Global Medicine and leads KCU osteopathic medical students on several annual medical mission trips. The...