Voices from the past will arise throughout the Friends University campus as part of the fifth annual National History Day Kansas District 6 Competition Feb. 28.
The event has grown in popularity for area middle and high school students during the past several years, going from less than 200 students to more than 255 already registered for this year’s event.
Friends University recently approved a modest 5 percent tuition increase for traditional undergraduate students in the College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education (CBASE) for the 2014-15 academic year.
“Keeping our costs as reasonable as possible is something we consider very carefully each year,” said Dr. T.J. Arant, president of Friends University.
Some of the brightest young math minds in the state will be converging on Friends University Feb. 19 as part of the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) 10/12.
Middle school and high school students will have the opportunity to take a preliminary test, which could earn them a spot in regional and national competitions with the Mathematics Association of America.
“The main purpose is to spur interest in math,” said Dr. Nora Strasser, professor of math at Friends University and chair of the Division of Natural Science and Mathematics.
Friends University is pleased to announce the appointment of Deb Stockman as associate vice president of Institutional Advancement. Stockman’s primary responsibilities will be to oversee communications and brand management for the University.
Friends University wishes everyone not only a happy Valentine’s Day, but a healthy one as well.
Throughout the day Feb. 11, relationship expert Bob Hall will be tending to the hearts and minds of Friends University students through a series of events and meetings, culminating in a presentation – “Rights and Responsibilities in Relationships” – at 7:30 p.m. in the McKay Gymnasium on the lower level of the Casado Campus Center.
Friends University students and staff participated in a Delano neighborhood clean up service project Jan. 20 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A Friends University professor was a key presenter at the International Conference of Logistics and Supply Chain (CiLOG) advocating the use of the International Interoceanic Mazatlan-Houston Logistic corridor (MHCL) Oct. 24-25 in Sanfandila, Queretaro, Mexico.
A Friends University alumnus has developed a new iPhone app that connects realtors and homebuyers with the perfect property.
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More than 250 Friends University staff, faculty and students helped the Salvation Army prepare for its holiday distribution to needy families Monday, Dec. 16. The University shut down campus for the 21st year in a row to spend the day sorting toys and gifts, decorating the center, wrapping gifts, organizing undesignated toys and helping with the Angel Tree and Star of Hope programs. The Wichita Eagle, KAKE TV and KSN TV covered this year's event.
More than 100 Wichitans will stay a bit warmer this winter, thanks to the generosity of the Friends University Psychology Club.
For the eighth year, the Psychology Club has collected new and gently-used winter coats to donate to organizations that help needy Wichitans.
“This year’s coats went to Operation Holiday,” said Megan Duggins, a member of the Psychology Club. “But in other years we have sent them to His Helping Hands and the Salvation Army.”