Friends University will be offering a Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate providing practical training and the skills needed to drive change within an organization. An online and on-campus course will be offered beginning March 12, and the certificate earned during the course will enable students to analyze business performance, improve processes in all operational areas, […]

Friends University will host the 2018 National History Day Kansas District 6 Competition Friday, Feb. 23. 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 will […]

Friends University is partnering with Butler Community College on an agreement that allows Butler students to seamlessly transfer credits to Friends University’s cyber security bachelor’s degree program. “We are pleased to partner with Butler Community College on this agreement which allows a student who completes an Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Security degree or […]

Friends University is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dallas Willard Chair in Christian Spiritual Formation. The new endowed chair is named after Dr. Dallas Willard, an American philosopher known for his breakthrough understanding of the process of Christian formation – a field of academic study that focuses on discipleship and education and helps […]

Friends University will host a Final Friday reception featuring Aaron Krone, Friends University assistant professor of art. The reception will take place in the Riney Fine Arts Gallery in Riney Fine Arts Center Feb. 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. Influenced by the artwork “Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2” by Marcel Duchamp, Krone particularly […]

Adults wishing to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree are invited to attend an Open Enrollment Day Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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 […]

More than 35 middle school, high school and junior college bands will visit Friends University to celebrate and participate in the 25th Annual Jazz Festival Feb. 16-17 in Sebits Auditorium, Riney Fine Arts Center. The Jazz Vocal Concert will be Friday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m. and will feature Carmen Bradford. Also performing that evening […]

The Concert Band will present a concert Monday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Friends University in Sebits Auditorium, Riney Fine Arts Center. “We are playing pieces that involve airplane flight, music inspired by the sky, Greek gods that flew and much more,” said Dr. John Taylor, professor of music. Charleen Ayers, adjunct professor of […]

Eight Kansas high school and college choirs will join the Friends University Singing Quakers, Concert Choir and Jazz Vocal Ensemble in the university’s annual vocal outreach event Thursday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place at Friends University in Sebits Auditorium, Riney Fine Arts Center. The “Sing It! Vocal Festival” will feature […]