Simons Center News


Throwback Thursday: The Grand Opening!



Throwback Thursday: The Grand Opening!

TBT: On April 21, 2010, philanthropist and friend of the Foundation Mr. Ross Perot cut the ribbon signifying the grand opening of the Arthur D. Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation. Mr. Perot funded the establishment of the Simons Center to enhance interagency education and scholarship at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College...

10th Anniversary Top 10



10th Anniversary Top 10

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the day the Simons Center first opened its doors and began its good work. “For the last 10 years we have all benefited from the valuable work the Simons Center has accomplished,” said CGSC Foundation President/CEO Rod Cox, and the Simons Center’s chief accomplishment is its publications...

Throwback Thursday: Benny’s a Good Man



Throwback Thursday: Benny’s a Good Man

TBT: CGSC Foundation Trustee Benny Lee plays his clarinet at one of many receptions he has hosted for the Foundation. Lee is noted for his entrepreneurial success, community leadership, and philanthropy, and was recognized as “Kansas City Philanthropist of the Year” in 2014. Recently the CGSC Foundation recognized Lee’s efforts by naming him their “Person of the Month.”

Throwback Thursday: State Surgeon Speaks on Modern Epidemics



Throwback Thursday: State Surgeon Speaks on Modern Epidemics

TBT: Dr. Lee A. Norman, the State Surgeon of Kansas, presented a lecture entitled “Modern Epidemics: Why they occur and why we should worry!” on Monday, April 23, 2018. Dr. Norman spoke about public health issues facing the world at the time, as well as concerns for potential epidemics and pandemics.