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Park University Kansas City Area December 2017 Graduates Announced

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Park University held its December 2017 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony on December 9, 2017 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, MO.

The University had 397 students eligible to participate in the ceremony - 156 students received a master's degree and/or a graduate certificate, and 241 students received a bachelor's degree, associate degree and/or undergraduate certificate. Michael Collins, president and chief executive officer of the Port Authority of Kansas City, MO, presented the keynote address. Collins, a 2004 graduate of Park, is also the immediate past chair of Park's Board of Trustees, having served as chair from 2015-17.

List of graduate degrees conferred

Master of Business Administration:

  • Shenelka V. De Gannes, Human Resource Management, Yorktown, VA. (attended DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY)

 

About Park University

Founded in 1875 in Parkville, MO, a suburb of Kansas City, Park University is a nonprofit, private institution that is a national leader in higher education. In 2000, Park achieved university status and now serves 16,500 students annually at 41 campus centers in 22 states and online, including campus centers in Parkville, Independence and Kansas City, Mo.; Lenexa, Kan.; Austin and El Paso, Texas; Barstow and Victorville, CA; and 33 military installations across the country.

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