Park University held its May 2018 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony May 12, 2018, at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo.
The university had 610 students eligible to participate in the ceremony – 282 students received a master’s degree and/or a graduate certificate, and 328 students received a bachelor’s degree, associate degree and/or undergraduate certificate. Gwendolyn Grant, president and chief executive officer of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, and a 1994 graduate of Park University, presented the keynote address.
Magen A. (Cooper) Norcross, St. Joseph, Mo., received a Master of Social Work. She is a graduate of Fairfax High School.