Kathleen Matson reinvented her career and personal life by graduating from the Cybersecurity program offered by K-State Olathe's Digital Skills Bootcamps.
Kathleen Matson felt stuck. She was a paraprofessional in a kindergarten classroom earning $26,000 a year. Feeling burned out and financially strained, Matson knew she wanted to do something more with her life.
Joaquina Baranda, MD, is the early phase program director for the KU Cancer Center, which manages more than 350 early phase clinical cancer trials
Kansas and Missouri cancer patients now have more clinical trial options closer to home. Recently, the University of Kansas Cancer Center joined the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Experimental Therapeutics Clinical Trials Network (ETCTN), which enables it to offer more early phase clinical trials than anywhere else in the region.
The bachelor's in health science degree is one program that continually sees rising enrollment at the KU Edwards Campus.
Enrollment in undergraduate and graduate programs supported by the Johnson County Education Research Triangle (JCERT) at the KU Edwards Campus continues to increase, demonstrating that the initiative is meeting educational demands in the Kansas City area.
K-State Olathe recently launched “Leadership Program for STEM Professionals”, a workshop series teaching core personnel management competencies such as self-development, building teams and achieving results.
America’s workforce is rapidly changing. In 2021, nearly 48 million workers quit their jobs. On average, four million workers have quit their jobs each month in 2022. This massive labor turnover has been dubbed the “Great Resignation”.
The new online Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) degree from the KU Edwards Campus will be available to students beginning in Fall 2022.
The University of Kansas, with support from the Johnson County Education Research Triangle (JCERT), is launching a new online Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) degree in Fall 2022, giving students with an associate’s degree or equivalent hours the chance to maximize their earned college credits from other higher education institutions and earn a KU degree.
By Roy Jensen, MD, Vice Chancellor and Director, The University of Kansas Cancer Center
I am thrilled to announce that The University of Kansas Cancer Center has achieved the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) most prestigious designation: Comprehensive. This designation puts KU Cancer Center in the same league as our nation’s most elite cancer centers.
Over the past three years, JCERT-funded programs at KU Edwards Campus and K-State Olathe have grown by 105%, running counter to enrollment declines occurring in higher education.
Demand for JCERT-funded programs is on the rise at K-State Olathe and the KU Edwards Campus despite challenges in higher education because both universities continue to provide educational offerings to meet career opportunities.