Dr. James Bryan Smith will be officially installed as the Dallas Willard Chair in Christian Spiritual Formation at Friends University Oct. 26. The ceremony will occur at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium as part of the Apprentice Gathering 2018: Journey. Conference registration is not required to attend the Friday evening installation […]

Friends University hosted a Purple Scramble in its state-of-the-industry INTRUST Bank Cyber Security Laboratory Saturday, Oct. 13. As part of the first cyber security conference in Wichita, the Purple Scramble allowed cyber security specialists to refine their skills. By creating purple teams, in which teams consist of both red (attacking) assets and blue (defending) assets, […]

Friends University has named Woody Swain as its first executive-in-residence. Swain will serve as a mentor to business students and will organize programming, such as lunch-and-learn events, student mentoring and consultations, guest lecturing, and visits to local employers. “Friends University developed the executive-in-residence program to provide additional learning and mentorship opportunities for our business students […]

Friends University’s chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society/Sigma Delta Pi has been named an “honor chapter” for its outstanding activities in 2017-18, an award that was bestowed to only 10 chapters nationwide in 2018. Dr. Jerry Smartt, professor of Spanish and director of foreign languages, was also selected for the national Minaya Alvar-Fanez […]

Friends University will host its first TEDx event Saturday, Oct. 6. The TEDxFriendsU event will be centered around the theme – “Rise to the Call: Faith, Friends, Future,” based on Friends’ tagline. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in Alumni Auditorium in the Davis Administration Building. “We […]

Adults wishing to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree are invited to attend an Open Enrollment Day Thursday, Oct. 4, 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 […]

Friends University’s Homecoming will be Friday, Oct. 5, through Sunday, Oct. 7, and will feature a variety of events, including alumni reunions, a tailgate, carnival, football game and a western-style jazz concert. All Friends University alumni and other members of the Friends community are invited to an alumni tailgate and carnival Saturday from 1:30 to […]

Wichita, KS- Friends University will host a Final Friday reception featuring Friends University alumni. The reception will take place in the Riney Fine Arts Gallery in Riney Fine Arts Center Sept. 28 from 5-7 p.m. The artwork is comprised of drawings, paintings, photography and more. “I always really enjoy the Alumni Art Show here at […]