Newsletters

Message from the President: Remembering 9/11

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Sep 11, 2020

Today, we offer a solemn remembrance of the worst terrorist attack ever waged on U.S. soil. We reflect upon the 2,977 lives lost and upon so many other victims who continue to suffer 19 years later as a result of this horrific day in our country’s history. 

February 2020: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Feb 27, 2020
Read biography | Follow @KCUMBpresidentRead about KCU in the News Dear KCU Community, Today, as never before, health sciences universities face ever...

January 2020: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Jan 29, 2020

In January's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares recent KCU stories about global health, bioinformatics, graduates earning recognition in diabetes research and two KCU librarians' work published in a notable journal.

December 2019: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Dec 20, 2019

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares recent KCU successes including promotions, fellowships, diversity competency and STEM Fair.

October 2019: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Oct 30, 2019

In October's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares about KCU's 2019 Homecoming and Update in Medicine CME, the KCU Scholarship Match, the AOA-OMED cruise ship reception, successes in fundraising for the KCU College of Dental Medicine, Score 1, alumni Dr. Karen Nichols news, a KCUR interview about the need for mental health professionals of color, a student article published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, the Joplin Health Fair, and KCU's recognition as a top employer in higher education.

August 2019: From the Desk of the President

Aug 30, 2019

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares about happenings on campus, WE CARE Days, introduces Kenneth Durgans, EdD, the new associate provost for Diversity and Inclusion, spotlights KCU in the news, and a new AOA role for Thomas Ely, DO.

June 2019: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Jun 29, 2019

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares plans about the new College of Dental Medicine at the KCU-Joplin campus, KCU graduation records, KCU-COM's acquired COCA accreditation status, Dr. Zac Fulton's recovery and medical school journey, congressional members' KCU visit, honors for Carol Krilia, DO, KCU's scholarship matching fund and more.

April 2019: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Apr 29, 2019

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares news about KCU-Joplin's partnership with MSSU, a visit from Kansas City mayor, Sly James, a new memorial for former student, Kate Loos, an AACOM award for KCU's University Relations department, news about alum Russel Horn, and KCU's Psychology department interview about teen depression.

March 2019: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Mar 30, 2019

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares plans about expansion at the KCU-Joplin campus, including plans for the College of Dental Medicine, Score 1 For Health screening program for elementary school children, and a partnership with Missouri Southern State University and Crowder College.

January 2019: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Jan 30, 2019

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares recent KCU successes including an addition to university leadership, support for SCORE 1 for Health and student recognition.

November 2018: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Nov 1, 2018

In this month's newsletter, Dr. Hahn shares recent KCU successes including workplace, research, alumni and campus awards.

October 2018: From the Desk of the President

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Oct 16, 2018

We have more exciting news than ever before at KCU! In addition to the important updates included in this month's e-newsletter, be sure to check out the current issue of KCU Magazine and visit KCU News for other stories.