Kansas City, MO, United States
Kansas City, MO, United States

Rockhurst University is a private, coeducational Jesuit university located in Kansas City, Missouri, founded in 1910 as Rockhurst College. The school adheres to the motto etched into the stone of the campus bell tower: "Learning, Leadership, and Service in the Jesuit Tradition." It is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Rockhurst University is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Helzberg School of Management recently gained accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business . Rockhurst was ranked as number 19 in the 2012 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the Best Universities – Masters Midwest category, and Rockhurst has consistently appeared in the top fifteen universities in this category. In August 2009, Forbes Magazine and the Center for College Affordability & Productivity published its annual college rankings list of America's Best Colleges. Of the more than 4,000 collegiate institutions in the United States, Forbes and the CCAP ranked Rockhurst University #250 in the nation and #3 in Missouri. Wikipedia.


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News Article | April 17, 2017
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LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has analyzed more than a dozen metrics to rank Missouri’s best universities and colleges for 2017. Of the 40 four-year schools on the list, Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Maryville University of Saint Louis, William Jewell College and Rockhurst University were the top five. 14 two-year schools also made the list, and State Fair Community College, Crowder College, Jefferson College, East Central College and State Technical College of Missouri were ranked as the best five. A full list of the winning schools is included below. “The schools on our list have created high-quality learning experiences for students in Missouri, with career outcomes in mind,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.Org. “They’ve shown this through the certificates and degrees that they offer, paired with excellent employment services and a record of strong post-college earnings for grads.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in Missouri” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also appraised on additional data that includes annual alumni salaries 10 years after entering college, employment services, student/teacher ratio, graduation rate and the availability of financial aid. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Missouri” list, visit: The Best Four-Year Colleges in Missouri for 2017 include: Avila University Baptist Bible College Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences College of the Ozarks Columbia College Culver-Stockton College Drury University Evangel University Fontbonne University Hannibal-LaGrange University Harris-Stowe State University Kansas City Art Institute Lincoln University Lindenwood University Maryville University of Saint Louis Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Missouri Baptist University Missouri Southern State University Missouri State University-Springfield Missouri University of Science and Technology Missouri Valley College Missouri Western State University Northwest Missouri State University Park University Rockhurst University Saint Louis University Southeast Missouri State University Southwest Baptist University Stephens College Truman State University University of Central Missouri University of Missouri-Columbia University of Missouri-Kansas City University of Missouri-St Louis Washington University in St Louis Webster University Westminster College William Jewell College William Woods University Missouri’s Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Crowder College East Central College Jefferson College Lake Career and Technical Center Mineral Area College Missouri State University - West Plains Moberly Area Community College North Central Missouri College Ozarks Technical Community College St. Charles Community College State Fair Community College State Technical College of Missouri Texas County Technical College Three Rivers Community College About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.


News Article | November 2, 2016
Site: www.24-7pressrelease.com

ROUND ROCK, TX, November 02, 2016-- Dr. Zarin Gillani, President & CEO of Excellence In Life Facilitations , has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in life coaching.Worldwide Branding, the world's leading international personal branding organization, is proud to endorse the notable professional efforts and accomplishments of Dr. Zarin Gillani. A member in good standing, Dr. Gillani parlays 38 years' experience into her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership abilities, and the credentials she has provided in association with her Worldwide Branding membership.As the President & CEO of Excellence In Life Facilitations, Dr. Gillani has shown her expertise in life purpose coaching, mentoring and supporting clinical therapists. On a daily basis, she provides values assessment and one-on-one coaching, and heads group and team coaching sessions. She is a spirited individual at all of her speaking engagements.To prepare for her career, Dr. Gillani earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, an additional Ph.D. in educational psychology and a Master of Science in metaphysics. She is a Certified Stephen Covey Trainer and a certified coach, trainer and speaker through the John Maxwell Group, as well as through Rockhurst University. Additionally, she is a certified leadership trainer through NetResults Public Speaking and Coaching. She was recently recognized by the website Elite American Women . Dr Gillani is also certified by iPEC as a Master Practitioner for Energy Leadership Index Assessments.Throughout her career, Dr. Gillani has enjoyed several achievements. In September 2016, she was invited to be a speaker at the Symposium for Professional Development at the world famous Harvard University in Boston. Dr. Gillani spoke on new ways to build self esteem. In October 2014, she was recognized as an Honored Member of the National Association of Distinguished Professionals and was featured in the "Women of Distinction" magazine. The National Association of Distinguished Professionals and Toastmasters International have also bestowed honors upon her. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation, an internationally recognised coaching company.Worldwide Branding has added Dr. Gillani to their distinguished Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs. While inclusion in Worldwide Branding is an honor, only small selections of members in each discipline are endorsed and promoted as leaders in their professional fields.About Worldwide BrandingFor more than 15 years, Worldwide Branding has been the leading, one-stop-shop, personal branding company, in the United States and abroad. From writing professional biographies and press releases, to creating and driving Internet traffic to personal websites, our team of branding experts tailor each product specifically for our clients' needs. From health care to finance to education and law, our constituents represent every major industry and occupation, at all career levels.For more information, please visit http://www.worldwidebranding.com


Loudon J.K.,Rockhurst University | Reiman M.P.,Duke University | Sylvain J.,Duke University
British Journal of Sports Medicine | Year: 2014

Background Lateral ankle sprains are common and can have detrimental consequences to the athlete. Joint mobilisation/manipulation may limit these outcomes. Objective Systematically summarise the effectiveness of manual joint techniques in treatment of lateral ankle sprains. Methods This review employed the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses guidelines. A computer-assisted literature search of MEDLINE, CINHAL, EMBASE, OVID and Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) ( January 1966 to March 2013) was used with the following keywords alone and in combination 'ankle', 'sprain', 'injuries', 'lateral', 'manual therapy', and 'joint mobilisation'. The methodological quality of individual studies was assessed using the PEDro scale. Results After screening of titles, abstracts and full articles, eight articles were kept for examination. Three articles achieved a score of 10 of 11 total points; one achieved a score of 9; two articles scored 8; one article scored a 7 and the remaining article scored a 5. Three articles examined joint techniques for acute sprains and the remainder examined subacute/chronic ankle sprains. Outcome measures included were pain level, ankle range of motion, swelling, functional score, stabilometry and gait parameters. The majority of the articles only assessed these outcome measures immediately after treatment. No detrimental effects from the joint techniques were revealed in any of the studies reviewed. Conclusions For acute ankle sprains, manual joint mobilisation diminished pain and increased dorsiflexion range of motion. For treatment of subacute/chronic lateral ankle sprains, these techniques improved ankle range-ofmotion, decreased pain and improved function.


Liu Y.,Rockhurst University
Current Organic Chemistry | Year: 2016

Diazocarbonyl compounds have broad applications in organic chemistry research. They can be applied to synthesize epoxides and aziridines, which are valuable small heterocycles. This review discusses selected examples that produce epoxides and aziridines from diazocarbonyl compounds under catalytic conditions and in a selective fashion. © 2016 Bentham Science Publishers.

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