Stylus

International Education takes student engagement online

Victoria Olaleye, Reporter

May 5, 2020

The office of international education continues to engage students virtually for the rest of the spring semester. That includes holding its regular Wednesday meeting, moving conversation partners to an app chat and hosting a Netflix...

Park University Esports hosts Intramural virtual open house

Victoria Olaleye, Reporter

May 1, 2020

Park University Esports, in collaboration with Student Life, have moved open house games to a virtual environment for the rest of the semester. Since the beginning of the fall 2019 semester, the event has been held in the Parkade...

Park University awaits aid from CARES Act

Naida Gonzalez, Reporter

April 29, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, signed on March 27, provides approximately $14 billion of aid to higher education institutions specifically. According to a report from the Department of Higher Education...

Virtual town hall meeting

Naida Gonzalez, Reporter

April 29, 2020

  On April 16, Park University President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., held a virtual town hall meeting via Stretch Live to update students on the university’s response to COVID-19. Park University’s campus will remain closed for ...

Financial issues arise from COVID-19 pandemic

Naida Gonzalez, Reporter

April 26, 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...

Park tackles challenges of online learning

Alison Overcash, Reporter

April 26, 2020

On March 12, Park University President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., announced that all face-to-face and blended classes at the Parkville campus and the Gilbert, Arizona, campus would move online on March 16 for the remainder of the...

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,...

New director of student engagement

Alison Overcash, Reporter

March 25, 2020

This January, Mya Lawrence became Park University’s new director of student engagement after Ben Zibers took on a new position at the Gilbert, Arizona, campus. The director of student engagement is responsible for supervising...

Online platform for student engagement

Victoria Olaleye, Reporter

March 23, 2020

Crew is an online platform that allows interaction with Park University students as well as faculty members of the school. Mya Lawrence, director of student engagement, said Crew, which has been around for about two years,...

Learning, sharing and balancing: Park University’s only Samoan student shares experiences

Victoria Olaleye, Reporter

March 16, 2020

Despite living in Parkville Missouri for years, Taufagalupe Vee carries a special part of her culture and this is reflected in the traditional flower she wears on her ear from time to time. Vee said, “The flower on my ear right now, it is calle...

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