Friends University’s human resource management (HRM) degree program ranks No. 11 in the nation and No. 1 in the state for offering one of the most affordable online bachelor’s degrees in human resources, according to The announcement follows a previous ranking from, which also placed Friends University’s HRM program as No. 1 in […]

Starting this fall, some Friends University students will have the option to complete both a bachelor’s degree and an MBA degree in five years. The new program allows traditional undergraduate students enrolled in psychology, sociology and criminal justice to enroll in graduate-level courses during their senior year. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree, students may […]

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently gave Friends University’s human resource management (HRM) degree program an endorsement for the fourth consecutive three-year term since 2008. In 2008, Friends University was the first human resource program in Kansas to receive the endorsement from SHRM. The endorsement designates that the program’s curriculum aligns with SHRM’s […]

Dr. James Bryan Smith, Friends University executive director of the Apprentice Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation and author of the bestselling book “The Good and Beautiful God,” will debut his first volume of a new book series this August. The new book is titled “The Magnificent Story: Uncovering a Gospel of Beauty, Goodness and Truth” […]

Friends University congratulates the recipients of the W.A. Young Excellence in Teaching Award and the Jan LaFever Award for Adjunct Teaching. The awards were presented at the University’s Commencement ceremony May 13. Dr. Patrick Mathews, professor of biology and program director of zoo science, received the W.A. Young Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Mathews challenges […]

Friends University will launch a new bachelor’s degree program in cyber security and will re-focus its computer information systems degree program for adult students this fall. Friends University is the only private college in the state of Kansas to offer a bachelor’s degree in cyber security. The addition of this degree follows Friends University’s successful […]

Friends University has the No. 1 Master of Education program among private universities in Kansas and is ranked at No. 32 in the nation according to College Choice. Friends is one of only two Kansas institutions on the list. This ranking follows U.S. News & World Report’s announcement, made earlier this year, which ranked Friends […]

The Friends University Community Orchestra will present its spring concert Tuesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Sebits Auditorium in the Riney Fine Arts Center. “We will be featuring Miller Concerto Competition winner Elyssa Day on Weber’s Concertino for Clarinet,” said Dan Racer, conductor. Additional selections include Borodin’s In the Steppes of Central Asia and […]