Friends University will present the Fall Ballet, October 7-9, 2016 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium. The Fall Ballet will feature new, contemporary ballet pieces. A few highlights include new choreography by James Wallace, a teacher at Colorado State University; Felice Lesser, director of Felice Lesser Dance Theater in New York; and choreography […]

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 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 […]

Friends University’s Fine Arts Faculty will present a fanfare of music at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, 2016 in the Riney Fine Art Center’s Sebits Auditorium. Friends University’s diverse group of faculty professors will share music, drama and visual arts as they inspire new and returning students. The exhibit and show is also an opportunity for […]