Stylus

Betty Dusing retires after 54 years

Naida Gonzalez, Reporter

March 30, 2020

Betty Dusing met her husband Albert at orientation for her first year at the University of Kentucky in 1948. Little did she know, they would end up getting married during their junior year of college and starting their life together shortly after. After gr...

LGBTQ+ safe space in development for Park University students

Naida Gonzalez, Reporter

March 30, 2020

At the beginning of the fall semester, Abby Hatch, a junior social work major was surprised when none of their teachers asked what their preferred pronouns were. Since then, they have been working with Jayme Uden, dean of students,...

Financial issues arise from COVID-19 pandemic

Naida Gonzalez, Reporter

March 30, 2020

Park University is still working out details on financial issues arising as a result of COVID-19. According to Park University’s website, Park has moved to a modified closed status because of COVID-19. All non-essential employees...

Chief Financial Officer resigns after 90 days

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

February 25, 2020

In October 2019, Park University hired Rana Lacer as Chief Financial Officer to fill the position that was vacant after Brian Bode was appointed as the vice president of facilities. Lacer has since left the position, and as of...

Spring 2020 Enrollment numbers dropped more than expected

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

February 25, 2020

Park saw a six percent drop in enrollment for the spring 2020 semester. According to Park University President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., Park was expecting a drop in enrollment, but was predicting the figure to be around two percent....

Robert W. Plaster Center construction on track

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

February 25, 2020

The Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center construction is progressing on time and on budget, according to Park University President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D. Weather delays were built into the construction calendar, he said. Park...

Parking closures and construction

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

December 5, 2019

On Oct. 25 Park University’s Board of Trustees approved plans for the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center. This building will be home to the College of Management. Construction began along the east side of campus’ NW...

Annual lecture questions American foreign policy

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

October 3, 2019

Park University held its 27th annual Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann Distinguished Guest Lecture on Sept. 12. The annual Hauptmann Lecture began in 1982 to celebrate the contribution of Jerzy Hauptmann, Ph.D., to Park University. Hauptmann...

Leadership Awards

Brittany Karst, Editor

May 8, 2019

The 24th annual Dr. Doris A. Howell Leadership Awards were held on April 17 at 6 p.m. The awards ceremony was hosted by the Office Student Life and the Park Student Government Association. It was held at the Old Mill in downtow...

College of Management

Brittany Karst, Editor

May 8, 2019

Park University is currently making plans to build a new building for the College of Management that will be located right inside the main entrance of the Parkville campus. The building will house the School of Business as...

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