October 24, 2019

Welcome, Hawks! We look forward to hearing from you throughout this school year. Our next upcoming event is Leadership Symposium Week, November 4-7. We will be doing a number of service projects and hosting speakers during the week. Details to come!

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Rockhurst Student Responses to Racist Flyers

On Monday, October 23, explicitly racist posters were found on the premises of Rockhurst University. The responses from Rockhurst University students and student organizations can be found at the links below. We will not allow bigotry and hateful messages on our campus. We stand in support with those affected by these hurtful flyers. A Letter […]

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A Letter to President Trump

Dear President Trump, As the Student Senate President, I represent the undergraduate students of Rockhurst University. Recent tension on our campus and many other college campuses, due in part to the current social and political climate, have made our Student Senate keenly aware of our responsibility to actively work for the safety and well-being of […]

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RU Fair Trade?

Rockhurst University becomes the first Fair Trade University in Missouri Rockhurst University becomes the FIRST Fair Trade University in Missouri as of Thursday, November 10th, 2016. This is is an exciting event for the Rockhurst community. Students, faculty, and staff alike have advocated for Fair Trade for the past 15 years as a way to […]

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Dr. Pecaut to Deliver “Last Lecture”

Get excited for this year’s Last Lecture Series! We are so excited to announce that Physics professor Dr. Mark Pecaut will be giving this thrilling lecture about life, as if it were his last. This talk is modeled after a lecture given by Dr. Randy Pausch, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. One month before […]

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Massman Weight Room to Receive Extreme Makeover

MASSMAN WEIGHT ROOM – It is another glorious day here at the RU!  The Student Senate would like to tell you about something amazing that is coming to the Massman Hall weight room.  If you guessed new cardio equipment such as treadmills, ARC-trainers (fancy ellipticals), and stair steppers, you would be RIGHT!  It will also […]

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What’s New with RU Athletics

With fall sports powering into post-conference play, winter sports gearing up for their conference seasons, and spring sports grinding it out in the off season, there’s certainly a lot going on in the Rockhurst Athletic Department throughout all the various teams. With this in mind, you might have missed some of the top stories in […]

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Fr. Curran to Host Student Town Hall August 30th

Fr. Curran, Rockhurst University’s President, will host a series of Town Hall style conversations over the next two months to attain a better grasp on the campus climate when it comes to issues of diversity and inclusion. The President revealed his plan and passion for creating a culture of true incorporation at the all faculty/staff meeting early […]

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Rockhurst Brings “The Buzz” To Campus

  August 2016 – Rockhurst University’s Student Senate has voted to expand students’ news options by bringing to campus “The Buzz: Rockhurst Univeristy.” An extension of USA TODAY’s print news service, “The Buzz” is a smartphone app with news stories specifically tailored to students of Rockhurst University. The best part? Downloading the app is FREE, […]

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