Friends University will present “Jazz Meets the Beatles” Oct. 24, 2016, in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium. This fun and entertaining evening will feature the big bands and jazz vocal ensemble performing jazz versions of famous Beatles tunes. All the students will be wearing outfits from the 1960s, and anyone who dresses in […]

Friends University has been ranked No. 37 in the lowest student debt, as assessed by Best Value Colleges. Friends University is one of only two Kansas institutions included in the list of “Top 50 Universities with the Lowest Student Debt.” Best Value Colleges compared all four-year institutions in the United States (online, private, public and […]

Friends University will host a Final Friday Reception with works by Friends University alumni from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 30, 2016. The reception will be held in the Riney Fine Arts Gallery at Friends University, 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kan. The reception is free and open to the public. For more information on this event […]

Friends University will host the three major candidates for Kansas’ 4th Congressional District seat as part of the university’s celebration of National Constitution Day. Congressman Mike Pompeo (R), Dan Giroux (D) and Miranda Allen (I) will present at Friends University Friday, Sept. 16, from 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium. […]

Friends University has recently filled several faculty and staff positions. Dr. Cecil Riney Returning to Friends University after 45 years of service as the chair of Fine Arts is Dr. Cecil Riney. He is filling the position of interim chair of Fine Arts. Since his 2005 retirement, Dr. Riney has been actively involved with other […]

Jason Jaggard has been helping others to think “bigger” all his life. As a 7-year-old, he recalls conversations with 40-year-olds about their passions and dreams for the future. Fast-forward to today where his work as a “ferocious advocate for what’s possible for others” has been helping companies like NBC Universal, Chick-Fil-A, Disney Animation Studios, United […]

The Friends University Faculty Jazz Quartet will present a recital on Monday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Sebits Auditorium. The group consists of Lisa Hittle (saxophone), Randy Zellers (guitar), Dan Racer (bass) and Bill Glenn (drums). Special guests will also include jazz faculty members Nick Schroeder (trumpet), Joel Linscheid (saxophone), Beau Jarvis (piano) and […]