Reconnecting educators with their passion for powerful teaching is the goal of the Ignite! Conference scheduled for June 13-16, 2016 at Friends University in Wichita. Teachers will be able to renew and recharge in an atmosphere of learning, sharing and support. With an additional workshop following the conference, they can potentially earn six graduate credits […]

The Friends University Concert Band and Percussion Ensemble will present a concert on Monday, February 8 at 7:30 PM in the Sebits Auditorium in the Riney Fine Arts Building on the Friends University campus. The Concert Band and the Percussion Ensemble have been selected by blind audition to perform at the Kansas Music Educators Association […]

Friends University will induct three former Falcons into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame Jan. 30. The new inductees will be introduced to the community at the Garvey Physical Education Center between the women’s and men’s basketball games (estimated to occur sometime between 6:15 to 6:45 p.m.). The inductees include: Dan Kontz, a 2007 graduate […]

On February 4, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at Friends University, 100 regional high school and junior college singers will join the Friends University Singing Quakers, Concert Choir and Jazz Vocal Ensemble in the 10th anniversary concert of the university’s annual vocal outreach festival. The “Sing it! Vocal Festival” features Friends University faculty and nationally known […]

Dr. Tor Wynn, assistant professor of sociology and criminology, earned this year’s Faculty of Distinction Award from the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA). He was among 17 college faculty members to receive the award and was recognized at a workshop and award reception in November. Dr. Wynn earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Oakland […]