FRIENDS U FALCON ALERT-Wichita: Evening classes for Feb. 19 have been canceled, and campus is closing at 4 p.m. due to inclement weather.

Friends University will host the 2019 National History Day Kansas District 6 Competition Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Approximately 300 high school and middle school students, together with their teachers and parents, will participate in the competition. In addition to Friends University professors’ and students’ assistance with the event, more than 30 professors, historians, specialists and teachers […]

Friends University is pleased to announce the hiring of Robert Brooks as the university’s new director of jazz. Brooks will officially start at Friends in August 2019 and will direct the program following the retirement of long-time Jazz Director Lisa Hittle. Brooks will be attending this weekend’s Friends University Jazz Festival to meet current students, […]

Friends University is strengthening its commitment to an environment of diversity and inclusiveness by establishing a multicultural engagement program that will enrich the lives of students and Friends University personnel. “The reason for the enhancement of this program is that we have a strong desire to see our community explore the important issues of engaging […]

Adults wishing to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree are invited to attend an Open Enrollment Day Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Friends University Wichita campus. This event will help prospective adult students learn more about how Friends University can help them invest in their education and their future. The “come and go” event is […]

  English faculty members Dr. Vicki Ronn and Dr. Kassia Waggoner will host a Summer Creative Writing Camp for eighth to twelfth grade students this summer from 1 to 5 p.m. June 17-21 on the Friends University campus. Students will create a writing portfolio of five different forms of poetry and one short story during […]

Friends University has been embracing a series of sustainability initiatives on its campus in recent years, including the most recent launch of a new conservation science degree and a wind energy agreement with Westar Energy. “Students care deeply about sustainability and environmental issues on a local, national and global scale. They want to be sure […]

Friends University will be hosting a Chili Cook-off Feb. 6 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Garvey P.E. Center Multipurpose Room. Faculty, staff and student groups will be offering chili tastings from booths that are decorated in a variety of themes. In addition to the campus community (faculty, staff, students), the Delano neighborhood and […]