Park University's Department of Military and Veteran Student Services, home of the Park Warrior Center, will celebrate Veterans Day with a week full of activities open to the community, Monday, Nov. 12, through Thursday, Nov. 15.
A 5K run/walk through the University's Parkville Campus will kick off the events beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12. The event cost is $10, with proceeds benefitting the Student Veterans Week Organization. Prizes will be awarded to the male and female winners of each age category, which includes 17 and younger, 18-25, 26-35 and 35 and older. Register by contacting Tara Keehner, student services coordinator, at email@example.com or (816) 584-6536.
A showing of the movie "Black Hawk Down" will be on Tuesday, Nov. 14, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Barbara and Jenkin David Theater inside Alumni Hall on the Parkville Campus. Admission is free.
Beginning at 9:11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, volunteers will read a list of names of those killed in action in Afghanistan. A Veteran Resource Fair that afternoon will conclude the week's events from noon to 2 p.m. on the first floor of Thompson Commons. A luncheon will be provided in the Park Warrior Center for all veterans and current military students.
Of Park's 40 campus centers across the country, 34 are located on military installations. For more information about how Park serves the educational needs of the military, visit www.park.edu/military or contact the Department of Military and Veteran Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or (816) 584-6530.
Please note: Alumni Hall (Jenkin and Barbara David Theater) has restricted physical access. Park University wants to make available to everyone access to all programs and activities conducted in this building. Requests for physical access accommodations should be addressed in a timely manner to Park University's director of public safety at (816) 584-6226. Park University will make all reasonable modifications to ensure that individuals with physical challenges have an equal opportunity to enjoy all programs and activities.