Friends University congratulates the recipients of the W.A. Young Excellence in Teaching Award and the Jan LaFever Award for Adjunct Teaching. Faculty, students and staff nominate full-time and adjunct faculty members for these awards. Dr. Kassia Waggoner, assistant professor of composition, received the W.A. Young Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Waggoner pushes her students to […]

Friends University is pleased to announce five STEM Promise Scholarship winners selected from several Wichita area high schools. The winners are Dennys Calvillo from West High School, Ondrea Thomas from West High School, Joshua Loucks from Halstead High School, Grethel De la Torre from South High School and Alexyss Miller from South High School. “These […]

Friends University will begin offering a new Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program beginning this fall. The new degree will be offered to adult students in the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. “The bachelor’s degree in criminal justice gives students the opportunity to understand the theories and research of the field and […]

Friends University is pleased to begin offering three new competitive concentrations to their business degree programs beginning this fall. The new concentrations include Supply Chain Management with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. In addition, Sports Management and Project Management will be available with the Master of Business Administration and Global Master of […]

Sunny Overholt, an art educator from USD 259 Northwest High School has been selected as the 2020 Friends University USD 259 Fellowship recipient. Overholt was required to discuss how her teaching career demonstrates the Friends University RISE Values (Respect, Inclusion, Service, Excellence). Her experiences have reinforced her belief that the power of creativity can support […]

Regina Miller has been named to the Friends University Board of Trustees and will begin serving on the board on April 16. Miller is an award-winning entrepreneur in Wichita, Kan. with over 25 years of leadership and management experience. She is the owner of Pepperdine Academy, formerly the Princeton Children’s Center LLC and the R. […]