News Releases

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.

NSU President Accepts Wager on the Big Game from KCU President

Feb 4, 2021

(Kansas City, Mo. – February 4, 2021) The Big Game is almost here.

When the Kansas City Chiefs face off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this Sunday, there is more on the line than just the Lombardi Trophy.

KCU D’Agostino to Join Texas Tech

Jan 11, 2021

(Kansas City, Mo. – January 12, 2021) Kansas City University’s executive dean for the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM), Darrin D’Agostino, DO, MBA, MPH, will become the next provost and chief academic officer for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). D’Agostino, executive dean and vice president for health affairs at KCU, will step down and assume his new role this spring.

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences updates name to Kansas City University

Oct 27, 2020

(Kansas City, Mo. - October 28, 2020) Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences will now operate as Kansas City University (KCU). This update reflects KCU’s expansion into a more comprehensive health sciences university and the need to consolidate all programs under one overarching name.

Ignoring science risks the health of a nation

Oct 20, 2020
(Kansas City, Mo. – 10/20/2020) – Kansas City University president and CEO Marc B. Hahn, DO, has written a compelling commentary published in the...

KCU achieves 100 percent residency placement for Class of 2020

Jul 17, 2020

For the second year in a row, Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine announces 100 percent placement rate in residency programs for the Class of 2020.

Pandemic expert and Pro Football Hall of Famer bookend KCU Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 14, 2020

Class of 2020 Celebrated with Virtual Commencement Ceremony

On Saturday, May 9, the format of the Class of 2020’s commencement was driven by a pandemic. Despite obstacles presented by COVID-19, KCU’s first virtual ceremony took place on its regularly scheduled graduation time.

Dr. Bruce Williams Named Associate Dean for Clinical Education

May 4, 2020
Kansas City University recently announced the appointment of Bruce Williams, DO, FACOFP, associate dean for Clinical Education in the KCU College of...