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LIBERTY — Rodney Smith took on the newly created role of vice president for access and engagement at William Jewell College last fall. His responsibilities include leading the college’s inclusivity efforts, which include strategies to recruit and retain students, faculty and staff of color w…

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In partnership with Sallie Mae and the MOST 529 Education Plan, Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick will host a webinar focused on providing information about saving for higher education and finding scholarship opportunities. "How to Find Free Money and Save for College" will take pla…

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Missouri State University students from Liberty named to the dean’s list for having at least a 3.5 GPA in the fall semester are: Kiersten Astarita, Isabelle Bates, Regan Beagle, Anna Chapman, Victoria Dillon, Alyssa Griffith, Allison Heggen, Charles Henn, Kristin Johnson, Kennie Knauth, Alai…

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Missouri State University named the following Smithville students to its dean’s list for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or higher in the fall semester: Mackinsey Birlingmair, Lilliana Cochrane, Jayce Elder, Makayla Ferguson, Emma Halstead, Tanner Hartman, McKenna Hill, Brianna Lewis, Carlisle Palmer…

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Avery Chancellor, Lauren Diven, Trevor Grandin, Nash Kolb, Morgan Snider and Anthony Whalen, all from Kearney, were named to the Truman State University fall 2020 president’s list for earning a 4.0 GPA.

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LIBERTY — Rodney Smith took on the newly created role of vice president for access and engagement at William Jewell College last fall. His responsibilities include leading the college’s inclusivity efforts, which include strategies to recruit and retain students, faculty and staff of color w…

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The University of Wyoming lists Grant Sloan of Kearney on its President’s Honor Roll for achieving a 4.0 GPA.

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Katherine Rhodus of Liberty was named on the University of Alabama President’s List for achieving a 4.0 GPA

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Camden Lethcoe of Smithville was named on the University of Alabama President’s List for achieving a 4.0 GPA.

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Missouri Western University announces spring graduates Aaron Allen Bass with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education degree, Taylor John Claeys with a Master of Business Administration degree, Amber Marie Jacobs with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education degree, and Valerie Ren…

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University of Central Missouri matriculated Ryan Felipe Mercer and Wade Brewer, both of Holt, with Bachelor of Science degrees. Additionally, Kearney students Nicole Hanssen graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree and Shelby Liberty graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.

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The University of Central Missouri matriculated Smithville students Cassidy Rae French with a Bachelor of Science degree, Matthew Jacob Briggs with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree and Sonya Heits with a Bachelor of Science degree.

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Kearney resident Casey Robertson was recently surprised with a $2,500 Resiliency Scholarship to WGU Missouri. The scholarship is designed to assist students with the unforeseen financial struggles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and allow them to continue their course of study. Robertson,…

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Recognizing that Thanksgiving travel could increase the risk of COVID-19 spread on Park University campuses across the country (including Park’s four campuses in the Kansas City area — Parkville, downtown Kansas City, Independence and Lenexa), the university will move to fully remote (online…

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LIBERTY — William Jewell College was named a U.S. News and World Report Best College in the 2021 rankings, tying for No. 8 in the Best Midwest Colleges category. Jewell was No. 6 in Best Value Schools, determined by U.S. News’ top-ranked schools for academic quality, then compared to the net…

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LIBERTY — William Jewell College announces Dr. Rodney Smith, Kansas City North, has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president for access and engagement and will lead the college’s inclusivity efforts, which include strategies supporting recruitment and retention of stude…

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LIBERTY — William Jewell College students, faculty and staff returned to the campus on the hill and began class Wednesday, Aug. 26, in Liberty.

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KANSAS CITY — The Association for Women Lawyers Foundation is offering a scholarship at the University of Missouri — Kansas City School of Law. This scholarship is a partnership of AWLF and UMKC where the law school matches AWLF’s $10,000 annual contribution for three years, resulting in a f…

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Missouri College Access Network launched a new website designed specifically to help students and others find resources all in one place. The website was launched on Tuesday, Aug. 11 in Springfield.

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KANSAS CITY — Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City was a victim of a ransomware attack.

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LIBERTY — Hannah Berry has been appointed by Gov. Mike Parson as student governor on the Missouri Western State University Board of Governors. Berry’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Missouri Senate.

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Jacob Greenwood was listed on the Graceland University Spring 2020 Honors List for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

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Graceland University has listed Savannah Bushman and Shelbie Langford on the 2020 spring president’s list for a 4.0 GPA. Additionally, Mary Perkins and Ashley Skelton were listed on the Honors List for achieving grade point average of 3.65 or higher.

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LIBERTY — The anticlimactic ending to their senior year has been tough for millions of high school and college graduates across the nation as COVID-19 not only shuttered schools, but halted any year-end celebrations.

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University of Kansas lists Hunter Dooley and Blake Mitton of Holt, and Grayson Glennon, Brooks Gwin, Madison Hiley, Rylee Lehr, Sydney Lentz, Jordan Murphy, Allyson Pagel and Blake Smith of Kearney were named on its Honor Roll.