Service

KCU students serve the community through WE CARE Day

Nov 7, 2021
Kansas City University (KCU) held its first WE CARE Day more than 20 years ago. The annual day of community service provides an opportunity for KCU faculty and...

KCU-Joplin houses Silent Witness exhibit

Oct 29, 2021
KCU-Joplin recently teamed up with Lafayette House and displayed their Silent Witness Exhibit to increase awareness for the tragedies of domestic violence...

KCU professor's medical mission trips featured in The Saturday Evening Post

Sep 17, 2020
Dr. Gautam Desai, professor of Primary Care, focuses on Global Medicine and leads KCU osteopathic medical students on several annual medical mission trips. The...

Kenya: Global Health and Learning

Jan 8, 2020

A photo blog of Kansas City University medical students traveling to Mama Pilista Memorial Health Center in Masra, Kenya, to provide health care to local residents.

First Ever Give Day, Health Screening Program Scores Big For Kids

Sep 5, 2019
Curious eyes and big smiles filled the Kansas City campus with energy as 300 children from Scuola Vita Nuova (SVN) Charter School arrived to kick off the Score...

Students Jump Into Community Service With WE CARE DAY

Jul 19, 2019
Kansas City University students, faculty and staff set out across the Kansas City and Joplin communities volunteering in KCU’s annual tradition of WE...

KCU-Joplin Launches Innovative Clinical Experience Program

Sep 19, 2018
The Community Clinic of Southwest Missouri is bustling with activity on a Thursday evening. Pairs of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Joplin...

Score 1 for Health Receives Rave Reviews from Students of SVN

Sep 1, 2017

Students of SVN experienced life at KCU with health screenings and fun STEM activities.

KCU to Cut Ribbon on New Medical School with Focus on Primary Care in Rural Areas

Jun 5, 2017
Leaders from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) will join partners and friends from the Joplin regional community to celebrate the...

KCU Students Treat Malaria in Kenya

Apr 25, 2017
  A dramatic moment during a KCU global health trip to Kenya: a mother sat down in front of student doctor Elizabeth Von Ende as the woman’s...

The Story of a 2-year Old Guatemala Girl named Ximena, and Her Impact on a KCU Future Doctor

By Jaimee Hall Mar 14, 2017

KCU student doctor Jaimee Hall wrote about her recent experience in Guatemala with the Global Health track

KCU Recognized by Arbor Day Foundation For Spirit of Conservation

Feb 21, 2017
KCU has received the 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition from Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation. This recognition...