Mar 10, 2015

Donor Support Remains Strong for KCU and Our Students

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) is proud to offer our students high-quality educational experiences, the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities. However, we can’t do it alone.

Philanthropic support of the University is critical to the future success of KCU and our students. With the generosity of our alumni and friends, we will:
  • Build one of the largest centers for medical simulation, transforming our ability to provide advanced training to meet the health care needs of the future.
  • Provide additional scholarship support to help make medical and science education for our students more affordable.
  • Increase opportunities for research activities, expand scientific experiences and drive intellectual curiosity.
We, therefore, gratefully acknowledge the following recent gifts of $50,000 or more:
  • William T. Kemper Foundation, $250,000 for the Center for Medical Simulation
  • J.E. Dunn Construction, $250,000 for the Center for Medical Simulation
  • Terrence P. and Peggy Dunn, $100,000 for the Center for Medical Simulation
  • Marc B. Hahn, DO, and Robin K. Hahn, $100,000 for capital needs
  • Claire Giannini Fund, $63,000 for Score 1 for Health
  • Larry L. Odekirk, DO (COM ‘63), and Gerry Odekirk, $100,000 IRA estate gift intention forming an endowment for scholarships and other needs
  • Reach Healthcare Foundation, $66,300 for Score 1 for Health
  • Victor E. Speas Foundation, U.S. Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, $82,000 for research equipment
For more information about how you can support KCU, please contact the Advancement Office at 816-654-7280 or