Open House, Ribbon Cutting at Friends University Dec. 1

News Date: 
Tue. 11/17/2009

Friends University will host an open house event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, on the second floor of the Davis Administration Building on the Wichita campus. Attendees can learn more about all of the Friends University programs, from traditional undergraduate to the Graduate School, in addition to the Cisco Networking Academy.

A Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place for the Cisco Networking Academy at 5:30 p.m. in the College of Adult and Professional Studies/Information Technology Facility, room 101. Cisco instructors will be on-site in the CAPS/IT building during the open house to answer questions and give demonstrations of various elements of the Certified Cisco Network Associate and IT Essentials curricula.

The Cisco Networking Academy at Friends University is currently offering two programs: Certified Cisco Network Associate (CCNA) and IT Essentials. Cisco programs and courses at Friends University do not earn college credit and are non-degree seeking programs. For more information, visit

The academic areas to be featured during the open house include:

The College for Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS)
CAPS offers two associate degrees (general business and general studies) and five bachelor degree completion programs (accounting, business management, computer information systems, human resource management, and organizational management and leadership). For more information, visit

The Graduate School
The Graduate School offers 11 master degree programs: business administration, business law, Christian ministry, environmental studies, family therapy, health care leadership, leadership and management, management information systems, operations management, organizational development, and teaching. For more information, visit

The College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education
For undergraduate and daytime classes, Friends University offers more than 40 majors – in the areas of Business and Information Technology, Education, Fine Arts, Natural Science and Behavioral Sciences, Religion and Humanities, and Social and Behavioral Sciences – from ballet to zoo science. For more information, visit

Reservations are preferred but not mandatory. To RSVP, call 316-295-5300.

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