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Motto Sapientia Aedificavit Sibi Domum
(Wisdom has built herself a home)
Established 1910
Type Private, Jesuit
President Rev. Thomas Curran, O.S.F.S.
Undergraduates 2,500
Postgraduates 500
Location Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Campus Urban
Athletics 11 varsity teams
Mascot The Hawks
Website www.rockhurst.edu

Rockhurst University is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in Kansas City, Missouri, founded in 1910. The school prides itself on the motto etched into the stone of the campus belltower, "Learning, Leadership, and Service in the Jesuit Tradition". This work is copyrighted. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... Seal of the Society of Jesus. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... The Rev. ... The Oblate Fathers of St. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... Genera Accipiter Micronisus Melierax Urotriorchis Erythrotriorchis The term hawk refers to birds of prey in any of three senses: Strictly, to mean any of the species in the bird sub-family Accipitrinae in the genera Accipiter, Micronisus, Melierax, Urotriorchis, and Megatriorchis. ... A Web site (or colloquially, Website) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP... Seal of the Society of Jesus. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ...


It is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities or AJCU is an American voluntary service organization based in Washington, D.C. whose mission is to serve its member institutions, the 28 colleges and universities in the United States administered by the Society of Jesus. ...


Rockhurst University is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Helzberg School of Management recently gained accreditation by AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation is a process by which a facilitys services and operations are examined by a third-party accrediting agency to determine if applicable standards are met. ... The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) is one of six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education. ... The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - is the USA based body which awards accreditation following a review of the quality of degree programs delivered by business schools. ...


One in ten Rockhurst graduates are presidents, CEOs, or owners of their own business.

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History

In 1909, Reverend Michael Dowling, S.J., the founder of Rockhurst, 25 acres of land at 53rd Street and Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri for $50,000. 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ...


Rockhurst was chartered by the state as Rockhurst College in August 1910. It included the Academy of Rockhurst College, an institution of secondary education which became Rockhurst High School in 1923, though the two remained under a single corporate umbrella until the high school moved onto its own campus in 1962. 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Secondary education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Corporate redirects here. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ...


Sedgwick Hall was constructed in 1914, allowing the opening of high school classes, and college classes began in 1917, all held within the same building. The first Rockhurst University students were all taught by the Rev. Alphonse Schwitalla, S.J. The first class graduated in 1921.


In 1939, Rockhurst was granted accreditation by the North Central Association. In 1969 all divisions of Rockhurst became coeducational. 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full year calendar). ... Generally, accreditation is the process by which a facility becomes officially certified as providing services of a reasonably good quality, so that the public can trust in the quality of its services. ... The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) is one of six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ...


In 1999, Rockhurst College officially changed its name to Rockhurst University. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


In October of 2006, Rockhurst officially installed its fourteenth president, Rev. Thomas Curran, O.S.F.S, a Catholic priest in the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales and the school's first non-Jesuit president. The Rev. ... The Oblate Fathers of St. ... The Oblate Fathers of St. ...


Service Education

Rockhurst University adheres to a traditional Ignatian philosophy of educating students not only in academics, but in leadership and service as well. The university stresses a values and ethics based education with an emphasis on lifelong learning. Saint Ignatius of Loyola, also known as Ignacio (Iñigo) López de Loyola (December 24, 1491 – July 31, 1556), was the principal founder and first Superior General of the Society of Jesus, a religious order of the Catholic Church professing direct service to the Pope in terms of mission. ...


Graduates from Rockhurst University receive two transcripts: one for academics and another for community service.


Rockhurst prides itself in the fact that 96% of undergraduate students participate in community service. Before classes even begin in the fall, the freshmen class joins together with upperclassmen and university Regents for the Finucane Service Project as part of the Orientation program. Over 550 people participated in the Finucane project last fall, logging over 1,200 hours of service in a two hour period.[1]


Campus

The Belltower and Pergola, the monumental image of Rockhurst, sits at one end of the quad in the heart of campus.

Rockhurst sits on a 55 acre campus located in Kansas City's cultural district, a short distance from the popular shopping and dining center, Country Club Plaza. Image File history File linksMetadata RockhurstHalo. ... Image File history File linksMetadata RockhurstHalo. ... Kansas Citys Country Club Plaza The Country Club Plaza (often referred to as the Plaza) is an upscale shopping district and registered neighborhood centered around 55 acres (223,000 m²) in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It was the first shopping center in the world designed to accommodate the automobile. ...


Housing

The campus is home to three residence halls and the Townhouse Village, offering housing for interested students, as well as university-owned houses on two streets adjacent to campus. McGee Hall houses only freshmen girls, while Corcoran Hall houses mostly freshmen boys with one floor of girls. Xavier-Loyola Hall is a co-ed dorm for mostly sophomore and junior students. The Townhouse Village houses upperclassmen students in apartment-style living, with a full kitchen, dining room, living room, and either two or three bedrooms. Upperclassmen students can also apply to live in university-owned houses on residential streets adjacent to campus, giving them the oppustunity to live more independently. These houses are deemed "on-campus" and hold groups of 3 to 6 residents. Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ...


Around the Quad

The main area of campus, including all classroom buildings, surrounds the quad with the monumental Rockhurst belltower and adjacent pergola flanking one end. The quad has been re-named the Kinerk Commons by the University, in honor of Fr. Edward Kinerk, the past President of the University, but the new name hasn't really impacted the vernacular of the students. The recently-renovated Conway Hall is home to the regionally-recognized Helzberg School of Management, the university Public Relations department and university Computer Services. Sedgwick Hall contains many of the classes and departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as the Mabee Theatre, where the University's Players put on four productions each year. The Greenlease Library holds the school's extensive volume of reference books and periodicals. The Richardson Science Center, built in 1996, holds the science classrooms and labs, as well as the graduate programs in Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. VanAckeren Hall holds the Education department, the Learning Center (open to all students for free tutoring and writing help), and Career Services, which helps students find jobs and internships across the Midwest. Massman Hall is the center of the campus, both physically and organizationally. The Admissions, Business, Student Development, and Administrative offices are all in Massman, as well as the cafeteria, the student pub, a coffee shop, Mabee Chapel, a fully equipped fitness and workout facility, and the Rock Room, which is a 24-hour recreational lounge for students. quadrangle is a good name for a mathlete team. ... quadrangle is a good name for a mathlete team. ...


Athletic Facilities

The campus has several athletic facilities, including the soccer stadium, recently renovated with new grass-like turf, a baseball stadium, softball field, and a tennis complex. Also, the Mason-Halpin Fieldhouse holds the basketball and volleyball court, and the adjacent Convocation Center contains a multipurpose court, racquetball courts, and a workout facility.


Plans are in place for a new Health and Wellness Complex to be built connecting the Convocation Center and Fieldhouse to Massman Hall.


Religious Worship Facilities

The Campus Ministry Center is located in a house adjacent to campus. The CMC is used by the many Campus Ministry programs for their weekly meetings and activities, including the Christian Life Communities (CLCs), student-led faith sharing and reflection groups. // Sacred Heart Chapel Loyola Marymount Universitys Office of Campus Ministry is a vital component to the promotion of the university’s mission and identity. ...


Within Massman Hall is the Mabee Chapel, where daily mass is held each school day, and where student devotional prayer and praise-and-worship groups meet weekly. Catholic devotions are prayer forms which are not part of the official public liturgy of the Church but are part of the popular spiritual practices of Catholics. ... Worship music is a style of Christian music that is commonly used to denote songs that are used to worship God and set in a choral music style, usually with repeating, short, easily sung chorus parts. ...


Across the street from campus is St. Francis Xavier Church, a Jesuit parish church, used by the university for student masses every Sunday evening. Not to be confused with St. ... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ...


Community Center

The Rockhurst University Community Center is located at 54th and Troost, where children's literacy programs, community programs, and the RU College Bound high school tutoring program all are held. It serves as a physical link between Rockhurst and the surrounding neighborhood.


Academics

Rockhurst University offers over fifty graduate and undergraduate programs serving over 3,000 students annually.


The university includes:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Helzberg School of Management
  • School of Graduate and Professional Studies
  • Research College of Nursing
The courtyard outside the Greenlease Art Gallery, between Sedgwick and Van Ackeren Halls.
Richardson Science Center, completed in 1996.
Certificates:
  • American Humanics
  • Pre-medical Post-Baccalaureate
  • Writing
Bachelor Degrees:
Masters Degrees:
Doctoral Degrees:
   Doctor of Physical Therapy


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Campus Ministry

A statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary sits at one corner of the quad.

Rockhurst University's Campus Ministry offers many opportunities for students and staff to live out the school's Catholic, Jesuit tradition. Image File history File linksMetadata Maryquad. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Maryquad. ...


They offer daily mass in the Mabee Chapel every weekday at Noon, as well as a student mass every Sunday night at 6:00 at St. Francis Xavier Parish. Campus Ministry also offers RCIA to any interested students. The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (often abbreviated RCIA) program which is held in the fall for Roman Catholic converts. ...


Christian Life Communities (CLC's) are student-led faith-sharing and reflection groups that meet for an hour each week as small groups. Unity, a gay-straight alliance that meets weekly for prayer, support and service, is open to students of all faith traditions and sexual orientations. VOICES for JUSTICE is a student-led social justice group that explores the justice implications of Christianity and raises awareness of social justice issues on campus and beyond. People for People is a group of students exploring issues relating to the respect for life. // Sacred Heart Chapel Loyola Marymount Universitys Office of Campus Ministry is a vital component to the promotion of the university’s mission and identity. ...


The Campus Ministry Center (CMC) is a house located just off-campus across Rockhurst Road from Conway Hall. Christian Life Communities, VOICES for JUSTICE, Unity, People for People all hold their meetings in the CMC, and Campus Minsitry offers several social activities in the CMC during the school year.


Retreats

Campus Minsitry runs several different retreat programs during the academic year. The Frosh Getaway, offered annually on a September weekend, is an opportunity for freshmen, led by sophomore leaders, to get to know their new classmates and to adjust to college life with a fun stress-free weekend. The Retreat on the Rock is designed as a college adaptation of Kairos-style retreats, a great opportunity to grow closer to God and His love. The Fifth Week Retreat is intended as a follow-up to Kairos, Search, TEC, Retreat on the Rock, or similar style retreats, offering ample time for personal reflection and group discussion. The Busy Persons Retreat, offered annually in the spring, is an opportunity for spiritual guidance and reflection within the context and schedule demands of daily college life. The SuperNatural Christian's retreat is a six-day backpacking retreat in upper Michigan's Sylvania Wilderness Tract. Sylvania Wilderness Sylvania Wilderness is an 18,327 acre area of land located a few miles west of Watersmeet, Michigan. ...


Athletics

The on-campus baseball stadium is home of Rockhurst's baseball Hawks.

Rockhurst University is home to the Hawks, the university's athletic program. After a generation in the NAIA, Rockhurst University joined NCAA Division II in 1999, as a founder of the Heartland Conference. It is a popular joke around campus that the Rockhurst University football team has remained undefeated since 1949 (the year that the team was dissolved). Image File history File links Ruhawk. ... Image File history File links Bbfield. ... Image File history File links Bbfield. ... The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (better known as the NAIA) traces its roots to the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Heartland Conference is an NCAA Division II college athletic conference founded in 1999. ...


Rockhurst has eleven varsity athletic teams, including men's and women's basketball, soccer, golf, and tennis, men's baseball, women's softball, and women's volleyball. The school also offers three club sports: lacrosse, rugby, and the Spirit Squad, composed of the Dance Team and the co-ed cheerleading squad.


There is also a strong intramurals program on campus, with many students participating in a 30-event program throughout the school year, and recently an unofficial ice hockey team was started consisting of only Rockhurst students and competing in a local adult ice hockey league. The term intramural is most commonly associated with sports teams organized within a school. ...


Student Activities

Rockhurst students participate in many diverse activities throughout the school year both on campus and within the wider community. Some general campus organizations include:

  • Alpha Phi Omega (APO) service fraternity
  • American Humanics Student Association (AHSA)
  • Art Club
  • Biology Club
  • Black Student Union (BSU)
  • Cheerleading/Dance Team
  • Chorus
  • Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) professional business fraternity
  • Education Club
  • English Club (Walter J. Ong Society for Literary Study)
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
  • French Club
  • International Students Club
  • Lacrosse Club
  • PEERS (Positively Educating Each Rockhurst Student)
  • People for People
  • Players
  • Pre-Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Club (Pre- PT/OT)
  • Psychology Club
  • RAKERS (Random Acts of Kindness Sharers)
  • The Rock Yearbook
  • Rockhurst Organization of Collegiate Women (ROCW)
  • Running Club
  • The Rockhurst Sentinel Newspaper
  • Social Activities Board
  • Society for the Advancement of Pre-Medical Studies
  • Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)
  • Student Organization of Latinos (SOL)
  • Student Senate
  • VOICES for JUSTICE (VOICES)

Rockhurst has several academic honorary societies (membership by invitation only): Alpha Phi Omega (commonly known as APO, but also ΑΦΩ, A-Phi-O, and A-Phi-Q) is a co-ed service fraternity organized to provide community service, leadership development, [1] and social opportunities to college students. ... The Rockhurst Sentinel is the official student newspaper of Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO. The Sentinel has been published at Rockhurst since 1917. ... In the USA, an honor society (or honour society) is an organization of rank, the induction into which recognizes excellence among ones peers. ...

Alpha Psi Omega (ΑΨΩ) is the American National Theater Honors Fraternity. ... Beta Beta Beta, or TriBeta, is a National Biological Honor Society. ... The Phi Sigma Tau key Phi Sigma Tau is an international honor society for philosophers. ... Pi Delta Phi was founded as a departmental honor society at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1906. ... It has been suggested that Psi chi be merged into this article or section. ... Sigma Delta Pi is the National Hispanic Honor Society. ... Sigma Tau Delta is an international honor society for collegiate students of English. ...

Greek Life

Rockhurst's Greek life consists of four fraternities and four sororities (totaling over 30% of the undergraduate population): Look up fraternity in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... While the term fraternity can be used to describe any number of social organizations, including the Lions Club and the Shriners, fraternities and sororities are most commonly known as social organizations of higher education students in the United States and Canada but there are fraternities in the whole world (for...

Fraternities

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Alpha Sigma Alpha (ΑΣΑ) is a US national sorority founded on November 15, 1901 at Longwood College (now University) in Farmville, Virginia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Zeta Tau Alpha (ΖΤΑ) is a womens fraternity, founded October 15, 1898 at what used to be the Normal School for Girls but is now known as Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. ... Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. ...

Notable Alumni

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