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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Class of 2019-20 is comprised of 66 colleges and universities from 15 countries with business programs accredited or reaffirmed by ACBSP.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Traditional family activities like trick-or-treating create fun moments and memories, but the effects of COVID-19 on this Halloween will bring about change for the spooky excitement.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Cooler weather calls for comfort foods, and it's hard to top soups, risottos and strata for heartwarming dishes to share with the family on chilly days.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Concorde Career Colleges, a national leader in health care education with 16 campuses in eight states, has named Jami Frazier as CEO. Frazier has been a Concorde executive for 13 years, previously serving as President and COO.

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WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) announced today an expansion of its aftermarket footprint in Asia through a multi-year partnership with Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corporation (EGAT) and a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) customer agreement with EVA Air for 777 GE90 nacelles. EGAT, an award-winning aircraft MRO facility based in Taiwan, is highly proficient in airframe component and composite repairs. The agreements position Spirit for growth and significantly reduce MRO costs for passenger and freight carriers in the region by keeping repairs local.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) today announced that its subsidiaries, QualityTech, LP and QTS Finance Corporation (the "Issuers"), have upsized and priced their private offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2028 (the "Notes"). The offering was upsized from the previously announced $400 million aggregate principal amount. The Notes will have an interest rate of 3.875% per annum and will be issued at a price equal to 100% of their face value. The Notes will mature on October 1, 2028.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) today announced that its subsidiaries, QualityTech, LP and QTS Finance Corporation (the "Issuers"), intend to offer $400 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2028 (the "Notes") in a private offering, subject to market and other conditions. The net proceeds from the offering are expected to be used to repay a portion of the amount outstanding under QTS' unsecured revolving credit facility. Subsequently, QTS intends to use the corresponding availability under its unsecured revolving credit facility, along with additional borrowings thereunder or other available cash or forward equity proceeds, to fund the redemption of, and satisfy and discharge the indenture pursuant to which the Issuers issued, their outstanding 4.750% Senior Notes due 2025 (the "2025 Senior Notes").

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TOPEKA, Kan., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In just a short four years, AE Wealth Management (AEWM), headquartered in Topeka, Kansas, has managed to rise in the ranks of top Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firms by earning the number 10 spot in Financial Advisor (FA) magazine's "RIA Survey and Ranking 2020 Top 50 Fastest Growing Firms," and number 7 spot in RIA Channel's "Top 100 Wealth Managers." In addition, AEWM is listed 37(th) overall in FA's "2020 RIA Ranking."

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LENEXA, Kan., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- City Wide, the nation's leading management company in the building maintenance industry, has finalized a rebrand in advance of its upcoming 60-year anniversary. The brand has changed its name from City Wide Maintenance to City Wide Facility Solutions and updated its logo and branding.

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WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Juniper Payments, the innovative team driving domestic and international payment solutions for more than 3,500 banks and credit unions throughout the US, announces major enhancements to their real-time, cloud based, wire platform. The enhanced JuniFunds provides a wire solution designed to replace legacy systems, available to new clients of any size as well as exciting expanded integration and processing options to its existing customers.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are spending more time at home. That increased time indoors also comes with increased risks for fires, carbon monoxide poisoning and more. As families consider hybrid and home school schedules this year, use these four tips from the experts at Carrier to create a healthier home and get children involved in learning more about home safety and their environment. Learn more at corporate.carrier.com/healthyhomes.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) While this autumn season will likely look different than years past, wholesome meals celebrating fall flavors provide something to look forward to. Eating foods like walnuts, colorful fruits and vegetables, and whole grains can be a solution for improving overall well-being in an enjoyable, delicious way.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) According to the "Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior," studies have proven that eating meals together as a family can improve communication and relationships, which is especially important during times of uncertainty and life's more difficult moments. Great-tasting foods like pork and pulses can be combined to bring families together with quality nutrition, which helps bodies survive and thrive.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) The seemingly constant rush of hectic school days and nights often leaves busy families feeling like there's no time for a homemade meal around the table. However, taking shortcuts that don't skip out on quality can mean more time together enjoying flavorful dishes without spending hours in the kitchen.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dipti Talaulikar, MBBS, PhD, a clinician and researcher with extensive involvement in hematology, has joined George Clinical, a global scientifically-backed clinical research organization, as a member of the organization's scientific leadership.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) In most pets, the signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning are nonspecific and could easily be attributed to other illnesses. To protect yourself and your pets from the dangers of CO, it's important to keep working alarms throughout the home, test and replace them as recommended and understand the signs. Learn more about protecting your two- and four-legged loved ones at Kidde.com.

NEWTON, Kan., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur Roland Dick, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Prominent Leader for his outstanding contributions in the field of Neurology and acknowledgment of his untimely devotion to educating students at the University of Kansas.

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OLATHE, Kan., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Torotel, Inc. ("Torotel") (OTC: TTLO), today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with TT Electronics plc ("TT") for TT to acquire Torotel for $43.4 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth calendar quarter of 2020 and is subject to the approval of Torotel's shareholders and regulatory conditions.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) today announced that the Company will issue its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020 after market close on Monday, October 26, 2020. The Company will conduct a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. Central Time / 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The dial-in number for the conference call is (877) 883-0383 (U.S.) or (412) 902-6506 (International). The participant entry number is 0939248# and callers are asked to dial in ten minutes prior to start time. A link to the live broadcast and the replay will be available on the Company's website (www.qtsdatacenters.com) under the Investors tab.

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LEAWOOD, Kan., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NueHealth, a ValueHealth company, announces the opening of St. Luke's Surgery Center of Chesterfield in Chesterfield, Missouri, in partnership with Medical Facilities Corporation, St. Luke's Hospital, and St. Louis County area physicians.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansas State University (www.k-state.edu) recently finalized an agreement with SARIN Energy (www.SARINEnergy.com) to research, develop and test UVC sterilization lights for a wide range of applications. The news was announced by Inayat Noormohmad, President of SARIN. "We are thrilled to collaborate with Kansas State University to further research, develop and test our brand of UVC products," said Noormohmad.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), www.acbsp.org, is the first accrediting body for business schools to support scholarly research by publication of a peer-reviewed journal. The Library of Congress has recognized the journal by issuing an International Standard Serial Number, ISSN 00-2151-6022.

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LEAWOOD, Kan., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Security Solutions, Inc. has launched a new version of its #1-ranked Social Security software, SSanalyzer. Winning the top-ranked Social Security planning tool by financial advisors in the T3 technology survey three years and running, SSanalyzer offers the most robust analysis for Social Security claiming strategies with an intuitive workflow and clear client deliverables. SSanalyzer calculates and suggests the most optimal strategy for any household situation on all subscription levels, assuring all users receive the best possible solution for their client.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Analytics, the leader in provider network accuracy and adequacy solutions announced today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended their contract with Quest Analytics for an additional five-year term to measure the adequacy of all Medicare Part C & D & MMP plans' health care provider, facility and pharmacy networks. This renewed contractual relationship builds on a decade-long relationship of developing leading innovations in the field of network management to ensure better access to care. The Quest Analytics product delivery also includes additional capabilities to measure and score accuracy for network submissions.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) During a school year that's sure to be a new experience for students and parents alike, many of the everyday necessities, like eating breakfast and lunch, remain. However, this year, many little learners will be enjoying their lunches from the comfort and safety of home rather than at school, meaning moms and dads are back in charge of keeping the kitchen running throughout the day.

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KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Hunger Action Month this September and with the increased demand for food assistance due to COVID-19, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) today announced an expanded commitment designed to make a lasting impact in the fight against hunger. Through its DFA Cares Farmers Feeding Families Fund, the nationwide dairy cooperative's 13,000 family farm-owners are donating much-needed refrigeration to rural and community food banks across the country and pledging to keep them stocked with dairy products for the remainder of the year.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ScriptPro announces that it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deploy ScriptPro Inventory Management software (SIM) to manage pharmacy inventories enterprise wide. ScriptPro has been at the forefront of developing and providing operating systems for VA outpatient pharmacies for over 20 years. According to ScriptPro CEO Mike Coughlin, "This experience gives us a clear understanding of the needs of VA pharmacies, and SIM is an example of our motivation and dedication to meet those needs."

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TOPEKA, Kan., Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In this time of disruption due to COVID-19, it's more important than ever to celebrate young people making a difference through volunteer service.

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WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte and Wichita State University today announced the launch of The Smart Factory @ Wichita, a groundbreaking and immersive experiential learning environment that will accelerate the future of manufacturing as innovation and new technologies continue to reshape operations and the modern enterprise.

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Since Arrowhead Stadium has limited capacity due to coronavirus concerns, many Chiefs fans will be heading to the Kansas City Power & Light District for a watch party.