As companies and organizations seek to recruit, retain and develop talent necessary to compete in today’s globally interconnected marketplace, they seek multifaceted partnerships with dynamic academic institutions. The Park Partners program is designed to create mutually beneficial relationships, which fulfill career services, corporate philanthropy, leadership and professional development, and networking objectives.
Founded in 1875 at its historic site in Parkville, Mo., Park University currently enjoys a distinguished position in higher education as a growing entrepreneurial institution with 40 campus centers in 21 states, in addition to an extensive online program. Approximately 46% of our students are from racial, ethnic and cultural groups typically underrepresented in colleges and universities, and 61% of our students are active duty military, active duty dependents, retired military or Department of Defense.
Park University provides access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others.
The Park Partners Program includes three membership levels: Gold, Silver and Base.
The Gold Tier status is available to our partners who have contributed $5,000 or more and have engaged with the University in three or more of the following ways during the previous year:
The Silver Tier status is available to our partners who have contributed $1,000 or more and have engaged with the University in two or more of the following ways during the previous year:
The Base Membership status is available to our partners who made a financial gift and have engaged with the University in two or more of the following ways during the previous year:
Network with students, career development administrators, faculty and other key members of the Park community who can help move your business and interests forward.
Establish a presence on campus and increase your visibility by getting involved personally and financially. This involvement might include: classroom presentations by senior executives; student groups; award programs and competitions; conferences; seminars; and lecture series and mentoring.
Share your business strengths by donating the goods and services you produce. These may include: technology, software and equipment; personnel, services and expertise; tickets, student discounts, gift certificates and promotional media.
Be seen by 21,000 students, 65,000 alumni and 1,000 faculty/staff through visibility in University publications, on-campus displays and a variety of naming opportunities.
Fulfill your corporate training and continuing education needs at a pioneering University. Whether your needs are met by a current program or one that is custom-designed, our top schools and scholars are eager to work with you.
We will work with you to make sure your financial gift has the impact you want. Strategic giving opportunities include: naming opportunities; scholarships and fellowships; infrastructure and capital investments; and unrestricted and general operations.
Show your company’s support of the visual and performing arts by getting involved with our institutions and developing artists, or through sponsoring a performance, exhibit, or event.
Park University's degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.